The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 103 127 104
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing Puppet 21 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 0.61% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.21% 7.22% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 6
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
159 263 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.03% 8.43% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 130 79
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £209 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.40 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £35.20 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Puppet
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the East of England region.

Puppet Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Cambridgeshire +18 15 £288 -25.80% 6
Hertfordshire +6 3 £475 -2.56%
Suffolk -4 2 £451 +28.71%
Essex +6 1 £450 -21.73%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 28 (70.00%) Linux
2 26 (65.00%) DevOps
3 25 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (55.00%) Configuration Management
5 20 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (45.00%) Web Services
7 17 (42.50%) Ruby
8 15 (37.50%) UNIX
9 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (22.50%) C#
11 9 (22.50%) .NET
12 8 (20.00%) Change Management
12 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (20.00%) Scrum
12 8 (20.00%) Python
12 8 (20.00%) PaaS
12 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
14 6 (15.00%) Replication
14 6 (15.00%) DNS
15 5 (12.50%) IaaS
15 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
15 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
15 5 (12.50%) Red Hat

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (20.00%) PaaS
4 5 (12.50%) IaaS
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (5.00%) LDAP
3 2 (5.00%) SSH
3 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.50%) Redis
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (22.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (22.50%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (22.50%) Administrator
3 8 (20.00%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Architect
5 6 (15.00%) AWS Developer
5 6 (15.00%) AWS Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) Web Services
2 9 (22.50%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) JSON
3 4 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) Symfony
5 1 (2.50%) Memcached
5 1 (2.50%) Laravel
5 1 (2.50%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) Online Games
2 2 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) UNIX
3 11 (27.50%) Windows
4 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) FreeBSD
6 2 (5.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) DevOps
2 22 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (55.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.50%) MVC
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) TDD
5 1 (2.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Ruby
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) Python
3 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 4 (10.00%) PHP
6 4 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (7.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.00%) NFS
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (5.00%) NetApp
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) Zend
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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