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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 105 105 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 +31
Contract jobs citing Puppet 45 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.43% 0.71% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.15% 10.49% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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
235 162 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.49% 6.81% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 71 121
Average daily rate £363 £280 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £110 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £35.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +11.11%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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
Suffolk - 22 £401 - 3
Cambridgeshire -4 11 £400 +40.35% 4
Hertfordshire -14 3 £413 +19.56% 3
Essex - - - - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 46 (73.02%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (66.67%) Linux
3 36 (57.14%) DevOps
4 29 (46.03%) Windows
5 26 (41.27%) Web Services
5 26 (41.27%) PowerShell
6 25 (39.68%) UNIX
7 21 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (31.75%) Shell Script
9 17 (26.98%) Nagios
9 17 (26.98%) VPN
9 17 (26.98%) Firewall
10 15 (23.81%) Replication
10 15 (23.81%) JSON
10 15 (23.81%) NoSQL
10 15 (23.81%) Reverse Proxy
10 15 (23.81%) DNS
10 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 15 (23.81%) SAN
10 15 (23.81%) XML
10 15 (23.81%) Java
10 15 (23.81%) SQL
11 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
12 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
13 9 (14.29%) Hyper-V
13 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
13 9 (14.29%) IBM
13 9 (14.29%) VMware ESXi

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 7 (11.11%) IIS
1 7 (11.11%) Confluence
2 6 (9.52%) Apache
3 5 (7.94%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.17%) lighttpd
5 2 (3.17%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) VPN
1 17 (26.98%) Firewall
2 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 15 (23.81%) Reverse Proxy
2 15 (23.81%) DNS
2 15 (23.81%) SAN
3 3 (4.76%) HTTP
3 3 (4.76%) VRRP
4 2 (3.17%) X.509
4 2 (3.17%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) SSL
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.52%) Subversion
3 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.35%) Selenium
4 4 (6.35%) Log4Net
4 4 (6.35%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (4.76%) Maven
5 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.17%) Fiddler
6 2 (3.17%) Ant
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Continuum
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (15.87%) Web Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Configuration Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) DevOps Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Programmer
10 1 (1.59%) Consultant
10 1 (1.59%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.59%) Web Architect
10 1 (1.59%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.27%) Web Services
2 15 (23.81%) XML
2 15 (23.81%) JSON
3 7 (11.11%) .NET
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.35%) MSMQ
4 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.76%) LAMP
6 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) JAAS
7 1 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Replication
2 3 (4.76%) Open Source
3 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (66.67%) Linux
2 29 (46.03%) Windows
3 25 (39.68%) UNIX
4 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) DevOps
2 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.76%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.76%) Dependency Management
7 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.17%) OO
7 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Scrum
8 1 (1.59%) TDD
8 1 (1.59%) ERP
8 1 (1.59%) DRM
8 1 (1.59%) Workflow
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) PowerShell
2 20 (31.75%) Shell Script
3 15 (23.81%) Java
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) VB
4 7 (11.11%) C#
4 7 (11.11%) Ruby
5 6 (9.52%) Python
5 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.52%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) C
6 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.17%) RHCE
3 1 (1.59%) ACCA
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.59%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 9 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (12.70%) KVM
3 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.76%) Xen
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Docker
5 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 46 (73.02%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (26.98%) Nagios
3 4 (6.35%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.76%) Munin
5 2 (3.17%) OpenSSO
5 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) IBM
1 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) HP
3 4 (6.35%) ForgeRock
4 3 (4.76%) Percona
4 3 (4.76%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.17%) New Relic
5 2 (3.17%) Sun
6 1 (1.59%) NetApp
6 1 (1.59%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle