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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 108 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 24 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.92% 3.43% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 5
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£475 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
242 175 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.54% 7.19% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 91 98
Average daily rate £355 £300 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +19.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 19
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.88 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.90% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.49 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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
Hertfordshire - 9 £413 - 2
Cambridgeshire -7 8 £475 +46.15% 3
Suffolk - 6 £463 -
Essex - 1 £375 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 43 (65.15%) Linux
2 35 (53.03%) DevOps
3 34 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (43.94%) Windows
4 29 (43.94%) PowerShell
5 23 (34.85%) Web Services
6 22 (33.33%) UNIX
7 21 (31.82%) Configuration Management
8 19 (28.79%) Shell Script
9 18 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 18 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (24.24%) Nagios
10 16 (24.24%) DNS
10 16 (24.24%) .NET
10 16 (24.24%) C#
10 16 (24.24%) Replication
11 15 (22.73%) Firewall
11 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (22.73%) VPN
12 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
12 14 (21.21%) TCP/IP
12 14 (21.21%) SQL
13 13 (19.70%) XML
13 13 (19.70%) JSON
13 13 (19.70%) Reverse Proxy
13 13 (19.70%) NoSQL
14 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (16.67%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (10.61%) Confluence
2 5 (7.58%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.58%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) Node.js
5 2 (3.03%) lighttpd
5 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.12%) PaaS
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.52%) IaaS
6 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) DNS
2 15 (22.73%) Firewall
2 15 (22.73%) VPN
3 14 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 13 (19.70%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (16.67%) SAN
6 5 (7.58%) SSH
7 3 (4.55%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.55%) VRRP
7 3 (4.55%) LDAP
7 3 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.55%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.09%) JIRA
3 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.06%) Log4Net
4 4 (6.06%) Selenium
4 4 (6.06%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.55%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.52%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 3 (4.55%) Games
1 3 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Configuration Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Programmer
10 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) Web Services
2 16 (24.24%) .NET
3 13 (19.70%) XML
3 13 (19.70%) JSON
4 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.06%) MSMQ
6 3 (4.55%) REST
6 3 (4.55%) SOAP
7 2 (3.03%) LAMP
8 1 (1.52%) MCollective
8 1 (1.52%) HTML
8 1 (1.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Replication
2 3 (4.55%) Online Games
2 3 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Linux
2 29 (43.94%) Windows
3 22 (33.33%) UNIX
4 18 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.03%) CentOS
8 2 (3.03%) FreeBSD
8 2 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) DevOps
2 21 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.15%) Scrum
6 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
6 8 (12.12%) Change Management
7 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.55%) Dependency Management
8 3 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Migration
9 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.52%) ERP
10 1 (1.52%) SOA
10 1 (1.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) PowerShell
2 19 (28.79%) Shell Script
3 16 (24.24%) C#
4 14 (21.21%) SQL
5 10 (15.15%) Perl
6 7 (10.61%) VB
6 7 (10.61%) Java
6 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.09%) Ruby
7 6 (9.09%) Python
8 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.03%) Korn
10 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Sun Certification
1 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.03%) RHCE
3 1 (1.52%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.55%) vCloud
4 3 (4.55%) NFS
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Xen
5 1 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (24.24%) Nagios
3 6 (9.09%) SCOM
4 4 (6.06%) SCCM
5 3 (4.55%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (4.55%) SCSM
5 3 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.55%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.03%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.03%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.52%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (15.15%) VMware
3 8 (12.12%) IBM
3 8 (12.12%) HP
3 8 (12.12%) Dell
4 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.55%) Symantec
5 3 (4.55%) NetApp
5 3 (4.55%) Citrix
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) New Relic
6 2 (3.03%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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