The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 67 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing Puppet 34 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.14% 0.31% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.91% 4.50% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 6
Median daily rate £438 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.47 -
Puppet
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
110 111 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.91% 6.83% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 78
Median daily rate £420 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £309 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £479 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +7.96%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the East Midlands region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire - 14 £375 -
Nottinghamshire +4 13 £558 +31.17% 3
Northamptonshire - 3 £525 -
Derbyshire - 1 £525 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 68 (94.44%) DevOps
2 63 (87.50%) Linux
3 43 (59.72%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (51.39%) Ansible
6 33 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (33.33%) Windows
8 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
8 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (31.94%) Jenkins
9 22 (30.56%) Configuration Management
10 20 (27.78%) Java
10 20 (27.78%) MySQL
11 19 (26.39%) PHP
11 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
11 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (26.39%) Ruby
12 17 (23.61%) Mac OS X
12 17 (23.61%) LAN
12 17 (23.61%) WAN
12 17 (23.61%) VPN
12 17 (23.61%) Docker
13 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
13 16 (22.22%) Office 365
13 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
13 16 (22.22%) Wireless
13 16 (22.22%) SCCM
13 16 (22.22%) CentOS
13 16 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (20.83%) Google

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.06%) Mule
2 6 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.94%) Apache
3 5 (6.94%) Confluence
4 4 (5.56%) nginx
4 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 43 (59.72%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (22.22%) Office 365
4 10 (13.89%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 8 (11.11%) IaaS
6 7 (9.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (9.72%) Route 53
7 4 (5.56%) PaaS
8 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.78%) Trello
9 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.39%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (1.39%) GitHub
9 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.39%) Heroku
9 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) LAN
1 17 (23.61%) VPN
1 17 (23.61%) WAN
2 16 (22.22%) Wireless
3 13 (18.06%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (1.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) Firewall
5 1 (1.39%) Network Security
5 1 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) MySQL
2 7 (9.72%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
1 23 (31.94%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.11%) JIRA
2 8 (11.11%) Subversion
3 5 (6.94%) Maven
4 4 (5.56%) Ant
4 4 (5.56%) GitLab
5 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.78%) Selenium
6 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.39%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.39%) Hudson
7 1 (1.39%) JUnit
7 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.39%) QUnit
7 1 (1.39%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Advertising
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Front Office
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Architect
3 13 (18.06%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (9.72%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (9.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Ruby Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) Web Services
2 3 (4.17%) LAMP
3 2 (2.78%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.78%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) JSON
3 2 (2.78%) REST
3 2 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) Akka
4 1 (1.39%) Behat
4 1 (1.39%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.39%) Java EE
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (1.39%) JSTL
4 1 (1.39%) Kafka
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
4 1 (1.39%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.39%) spray
4 1 (1.39%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.17%) Wiki
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (87.50%) Linux
2 24 (33.33%) Windows
3 17 (23.61%) Mac OS X
4 16 (22.22%) CentOS
4 16 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (15.28%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.17%) Unix
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.78%) Android
7 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.39%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (94.44%) DevOps
2 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (30.56%) Configuration Management
4 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (15.28%) ITIL
7 7 (9.72%) Coaching
8 5 (6.94%) High Availability
9 4 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (5.56%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.56%) Scrum
9 4 (5.56%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.17%) Kanban
10 3 (4.17%) Migration
10 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
11 2 (2.78%) Open Source
11 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.78%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) Java
2 19 (26.39%) PHP
2 19 (26.39%) Ruby
3 8 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.94%) Python
5 3 (4.17%) SQL
6 2 (2.78%) C#
6 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) Go
7 1 (1.39%) Groovy
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) CISSP
2 9 (12.50%) Degree
3 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) HND
5 1 (1.39%) OCMJD
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.61%) Docker
3 4 (5.56%) vCloud
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (51.39%) Ansible
3 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (22.22%) SCCM
4 8 (11.11%) Mesos
5 7 (9.72%) Kubernetes
6 6 (8.33%) Salt
7 2 (2.78%) OpenAM
7 2 (2.78%) Terraform
8 1 (1.39%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.39%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 15 (20.83%) Google
3 13 (18.06%) Cisco
3 13 (18.06%) Palo Alto
4 10 (13.89%) Rackspace
5 4 (5.56%) VMware
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (1.39%) Endeca
8 1 (1.39%) Sun
8 1 (1.39%) Zend