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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 84 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Contract jobs citing Puppet 43 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.80% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.63% 7.21% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 8
Average daily rate £475 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
190 208 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.97% 8.13% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 119 94
Average daily rate £413 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.75 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex +23 23 £475 +26.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 15 £505 +6.31% 5
Hertfordshire +8 5 £420 -17.64% 7
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 78 (75.73%) Opscode Chef
2 65 (63.11%) Linux
3 63 (61.17%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (50.49%) Jenkins
4 52 (50.49%) DevOps
5 48 (46.60%) Git (software)
6 42 (40.78%) Subversion
7 40 (38.83%) Configuration Management
8 37 (35.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (32.04%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (28.16%) Scrum
11 29 (28.16%) Middleware
11 29 (28.16%) TCP/IP
12 28 (27.18%) Nagios
12 28 (27.18%) Perl
12 28 (27.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (27.18%) Open Source
13 26 (25.24%) TDD
14 25 (24.27%) Kanban
14 25 (24.27%) Docker
15 24 (23.30%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (23.30%) SSL
15 24 (23.30%) HTTP
16 23 (22.33%) SOA
17 21 (20.39%) Unix
17 21 (20.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 18 (17.48%) Java
18 18 (17.48%) Mentoring
19 17 (16.50%) WSO2

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (12.62%) Apache
2 8 (7.77%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.83%) JBoss
3 6 (5.83%) nginx
3 6 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.94%) Drupal
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.94%) Jetty
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (32.04%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (27.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (23.30%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (12.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.88%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.16%) TCP/IP
2 24 (23.30%) HTTP
2 24 (23.30%) SSL
3 9 (8.74%) FTP
4 7 (6.80%) DNS
5 6 (5.83%) Firewall
6 4 (3.88%) DHCP
7 3 (2.91%) IPsec
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.94%) SAN
8 2 (1.94%) VoIP
8 2 (1.94%) WAN
8 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.74%) MySQL
3 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.88%) Big Data
5 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.91%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.91%) Redis
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.94%) DB2
8 1 (0.97%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 52 (50.49%) Jenkins
2 48 (46.60%) Git (software)
3 42 (40.78%) Subversion
4 21 (20.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (6.80%) Vagrant
6 5 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.91%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.91%) Selenium
8 2 (1.94%) Ant
8 2 (1.94%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.94%) JIRA
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (21.36%) Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (15.53%) DevOps Specialist
5 13 (12.62%) Administrator
6 9 (8.74%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (8.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.77%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) IT Manager
9 6 (5.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (4.85%) Architect
10 5 (4.85%) Environment Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.91%) PHP Developer
12 3 (2.91%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.16%) Middleware
2 9 (8.74%) J2EE
3 7 (6.80%) HTML
3 7 (6.80%) HTML5
3 7 (6.80%) REST
4 6 (5.83%) Ajax
4 6 (5.83%) CSS
4 6 (5.83%) CSS3
4 6 (5.83%) JSON
5 4 (3.88%) .NET
5 4 (3.88%) Django
5 4 (3.88%) LAMP
5 4 (3.88%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (3.88%) Play Framework
5 4 (3.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.91%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.91%) Laravel
6 3 (2.91%) Memcached
6 3 (2.91%) Web Services
6 3 (2.91%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Life Science
2 6 (5.83%) Biology
2 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (63.11%) Linux
2 37 (35.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (20.39%) Unix
4 15 (14.56%) Windows
5 10 (9.71%) CentOS
5 10 (9.71%) Solaris
5 10 (9.71%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.80%) Mac OS X
7 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.88%) AIX
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (61.17%) Continuous Integration
2 52 (50.49%) DevOps
3 40 (38.83%) Configuration Management
4 35 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (28.16%) Scrum
6 28 (27.18%) Open Source
7 26 (25.24%) TDD
8 25 (24.27%) Kanban
9 23 (22.33%) SOA
10 18 (17.48%) Mentoring
11 14 (13.59%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (12.62%) Coaching
13 12 (11.65%) User Stories
14 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
15 8 (7.77%) API Design
16 7 (6.80%) ITIL
17 6 (5.83%) Bioinformatics
17 6 (5.83%) Time Management
18 5 (4.85%) Microservices
18 5 (4.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.18%) Perl
2 18 (17.48%) Java
3 13 (12.62%) Bash Shell
3 13 (12.62%) Python
4 9 (8.74%) C
5 8 (7.77%) Ruby
5 8 (7.77%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.85%) PHP
6 5 (4.85%) SQL
7 4 (3.88%) Scala
8 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) CCNA
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (24.27%) Docker
2 9 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.83%) GPFS
3 6 (5.83%) NFS
4 3 (2.91%) Xen
4 3 (2.91%) XenApp
5 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 78 (75.73%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (27.18%) Nagios
3 9 (8.74%) Ansible
4 6 (5.83%) Ganglia
5 5 (4.85%) logstash
5 5 (4.85%) Riemann
6 4 (3.88%) Graphite
6 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.91%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.94%) Bacula
9 1 (0.97%) Cacti
9 1 (0.97%) Mesos
9 1 (0.97%) Packer
9 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Red Hat
1 17 (16.50%) WSO2
2 16 (15.53%) VMware
3 13 (12.62%) Google
4 9 (8.74%) IBM
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle
6 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.88%) Dynatrace
8 3 (2.91%) HP
8 3 (2.91%) Zend
9 2 (1.94%) Cisco
9 2 (1.94%) F5
9 2 (1.94%) FireEye
9 2 (1.94%) hybris
9 2 (1.94%) Juniper
9 2 (1.94%) Perforce
9 2 (1.94%) Splunk
10 1 (0.97%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.97%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.97%) New Relic
Essex
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Hertfordshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
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