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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.08% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 20.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
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
84 89 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.34% 6.11% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 45
Average daily rate £475 £313 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.62 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% -54.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%

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
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 30 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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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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
Nottinghamshire - 12 £575 - 2
Northamptonshire - 5 £500 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 33 (97.06%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (88.24%) DevOps
3 24 (70.59%) Jenkins
4 22 (64.71%) Configuration Management
5 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (55.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (47.06%) Ansible
8 14 (41.18%) Open Source
8 14 (41.18%) Linux
9 13 (38.24%) Finance
10 12 (35.29%) Ruby
10 12 (35.29%) Java
11 11 (32.35%) MongoDB
12 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (29.41%) Python
12 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (23.53%) Workflow
13 8 (23.53%) VMware
13 8 (23.53%) Change Management
13 8 (23.53%) QA
13 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
14 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
14 7 (20.59%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (20.59%) Hudson
14 7 (20.59%) Apache Qpid
14 7 (20.59%) Redis
14 7 (20.59%) Public Cloud
14 7 (20.59%) SaltStack
14 7 (20.59%) Maven
14 7 (20.59%) Nagios

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (20.59%) Apache Qpid
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Solr
3 3 (8.82%) Node.js
3 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SMTP
1 4 (11.76%) FTP
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
1 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
2 7 (20.59%) Redis
3 4 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) Jenkins
2 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.59%) Hudson
3 7 (20.59%) Maven
4 6 (17.65%) Gradle
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Deployment Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.94%) Spring
2 1 (2.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Public Cloud
2 4 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) UNIX
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) DevOps
2 22 (64.71%) Configuration Management
3 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (55.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (41.18%) Open Source
6 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) Change Management
7 8 (23.53%) Workflow
8 6 (17.65%) Data Management
9 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.76%) Patch Management
10 4 (11.76%) Load Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
12 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
12 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
12 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (2.94%) Migration
12 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
1 12 (35.29%) Ruby
2 10 (29.41%) Python
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (97.06%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (47.06%) Ansible
3 7 (20.59%) Nagios
4 3 (8.82%) Salt
4 3 (8.82%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.94%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) VMware
2 7 (20.59%) SaltStack
3 4 (11.76%) hybris
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) New Relic
5 1 (2.94%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Perforce