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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 71 82 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +37
Contract jobs citing Puppet 62 62 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 2.16% 1.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.60% 23.75% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 28
Median daily rate £480 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £512 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £404
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £51.72 -
% change year-on-year
-37.15% -
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
252 261 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.33% 9.11% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 143 149
Median daily rate £420 £425 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £29.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £60.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -6.66%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Hertfordshire -2 19 £525 +23.52% 8
Essex +16 17 £540 -5.67%
Norfolk - 13 £443 -
Suffolk - 9 £430 - 2
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £400 -5.88% 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 of England region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 116 (90.63%) Linux
2 94 (73.44%) DevOps
3 66 (51.56%) Jenkins
4 59 (46.09%) Configuration Management
5 56 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 56 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
6 53 (41.41%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (35.16%) Python
9 44 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (26.56%) Ansible
11 33 (25.78%) Oracle
11 33 (25.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (24.22%) Ruby
12 31 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (23.44%) Open Source
13 30 (23.44%) Middleware
13 30 (23.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 29 (22.66%) Unix
15 27 (21.09%) Windows
15 27 (21.09%) Perl
15 27 (21.09%) Docker
16 24 (18.75%) Firewall
17 23 (17.97%) Scrum
17 23 (17.97%) SQL
17 23 (17.97%) Red Hat
18 21 (16.41%) Java
18 21 (16.41%) Subversion
18 21 (16.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (11.72%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.16%) Apache
3 9 (7.03%) Drupal
3 9 (7.03%) JBoss
4 5 (3.91%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.34%) IIS
5 3 (2.34%) nginx
5 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.56%) Confluence
6 2 (1.56%) Jetty
6 2 (1.56%) Mongrel
6 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Magento
2 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (23.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 21 (16.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (2.34%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.34%) Route 53
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.56%) IaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.75%) Firewall
2 20 (15.63%) SSL
2 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 17 (13.28%) HTTP
4 15 (11.72%) DNS
4 15 (11.72%) SAN
5 7 (5.47%) Internet
6 3 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.56%) DHCP
7 2 (1.56%) FTP
7 2 (1.56%) IPsec
8 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) MySQL
2 13 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (7.81%) DB2
4 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.47%) Big Data
6 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.78%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 66 (51.56%) Jenkins
2 56 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 21 (16.41%) Subversion
4 19 (14.84%) JIRA
5 14 (10.94%) Ant
6 11 (8.59%) Vagrant
7 8 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.69%) Maven
9 5 (3.91%) Hudson
10 4 (3.13%) Gradle
11 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.56%) Selenium
11 2 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.56%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.78%) GitLab
General
1 9 (7.03%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Retail
3 3 (2.34%) Publishing
3 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Electronics
4 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (50.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (15.63%) AWS DevOps
2 20 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (10.94%) Consultant
3 14 (10.94%) DevOps Consultant
4 13 (10.16%) Administrator
4 13 (10.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 12 (9.38%) Lead DevOps
6 11 (8.59%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Architect
7 10 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.03%) AWS Consultant
8 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (7.03%) Unix Architect
9 8 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.44%) Middleware
2 16 (12.50%) Web Services
3 11 (8.59%) HTML
4 9 (7.03%) J2EE
5 7 (5.47%) Kafka
6 6 (4.69%) ELK Stack
6 6 (4.69%) HTML5
7 4 (3.13%) JSON
7 4 (3.13%) LAMP
8 3 (2.34%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (2.34%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (1.56%) Servlets
10 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.78%) Clustering
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 116 (90.63%) Linux
2 44 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (22.66%) Unix
4 27 (21.09%) Windows
5 13 (10.16%) Solaris
6 9 (7.03%) AIX
7 6 (4.69%) CentOS
8 5 (3.91%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.56%) Fedora
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.78%) Debian
11 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (73.44%) DevOps
2 59 (46.09%) Configuration Management
3 50 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (25.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 31 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (23.44%) Open Source
7 23 (17.97%) Scrum
8 19 (14.84%) Mentoring
9 17 (13.28%) Software Delivery
9 17 (13.28%) TDD
10 15 (11.72%) Kanban
11 14 (10.94%) High Availability
11 14 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 14 (10.94%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (10.16%) ITIL
13 11 (8.59%) Build Automation
13 11 (8.59%) Change Control
13 11 (8.59%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (7.81%) Incident Management
14 10 (7.81%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.16%) Python
2 31 (24.22%) Ruby
3 27 (21.09%) Perl
4 23 (17.97%) SQL
5 21 (16.41%) Java
6 17 (13.28%) Bash Shell
6 17 (13.28%) PHP
7 15 (11.72%) Jython
8 14 (10.94%) Shell Script
9 12 (9.38%) C#
9 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
10 11 (8.59%) PL/SQL
11 7 (5.47%) C
11 7 (5.47%) JavaScript
12 4 (3.13%) Clojure
12 4 (3.13%) Go
12 4 (3.13%) Rust
13 1 (0.78%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (4.69%) RHCE
2 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 27 (21.09%) Docker
2 12 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (8.59%) iptables
3 11 (8.59%) Postfix
4 10 (7.81%) Sendmail
4 10 (7.81%) vSphere
5 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (4.69%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.13%) KVM
7 4 (3.13%) LXC
7 4 (3.13%) vCloud
7 4 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 53 (41.41%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (26.56%) Ansible
3 12 (9.38%) Cobbler
3 12 (9.38%) Nagios
4 11 (8.59%) OSSEC
5 6 (4.69%) Packer
6 4 (3.13%) SCCM
6 4 (3.13%) SCOM
7 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.56%) logstash
7 2 (1.56%) PowerCLI
7 2 (1.56%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.56%) Terraform
8 1 (0.78%) Kibana
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.78%) Riemann
8 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (25.78%) Oracle
2 23 (17.97%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.38%) HP
4 11 (8.59%) EMC
4 11 (8.59%) LogRhythm
4 11 (8.59%) SolarWinds
4 11 (8.59%) Splunk
4 11 (8.59%) TippingPoint
5 10 (7.81%) ServiceNow
5 10 (7.81%) WSO2
6 9 (7.03%) hybris
6 9 (7.03%) IBM
6 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.03%) VMware
7 7 (5.47%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.78%) F5
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