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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 81 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.71% - 0.082%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.73% - 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
113 104 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.28% 7.22% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 18
Average daily rate £375 £110 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -65.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £65 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 21
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £29.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 5 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £550 -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet.

1 17 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (94.12%) DevOps
3 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
4 12 (70.59%) Java
5 11 (64.71%) Ansible
6 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
6 10 (58.82%) VMware
6 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (52.94%) Ruby
7 9 (52.94%) OpenStack
7 9 (52.94%) Node.js
7 9 (52.94%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (52.94%) Python
7 9 (52.94%) Nagios
7 9 (52.94%) New Relic
7 9 (52.94%) Salt
7 9 (52.94%) Vagrant
8 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (23.53%) Banking
10 4 (23.53%) Linux
11 3 (17.65%) UNIX
11 3 (17.65%) Project Management
11 3 (17.65%) Maven
11 3 (17.65%) Open Source
11 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
12 2 (11.76%) Gradle
12 2 (11.76%) Docker
12 2 (11.76%) TeamCity

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (52.94%) OpenStack
1 9 (52.94%) Node.js
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) Gradle
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.88%) Ant
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Senior Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Environment Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) HPUX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) DevOps
2 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) Monte Carlo Method
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Ruby
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) REXX
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (64.71%) Ansible
3 9 (52.94%) Nagios
3 9 (52.94%) Salt
3 9 (52.94%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.88%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) New Relic
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
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