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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 65 44 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +73
Contract jobs citing Puppet 64 133 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 4.27% 1.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.02% 35.85% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 94 27
Median daily rate £481 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £325 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £53.75 -
UK excluding London median 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
246 371 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.65% 11.90% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 242 153
Median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £242 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 18
Median hourly rate £28.60 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.73% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £19.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.76 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.48%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Norfolk - 25 £510 -
Cambridgeshire -25 20 £475 +22.58% 5
Hertfordshire +4 8 £440 +3.52% 4
Suffolk - 7 £403 - 1
Essex -30 4 £525 +31.25% 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 118 (94.40%) Linux
2 95 (76.00%) DevOps
3 63 (50.40%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (41.60%) Configuration Management
5 47 (37.60%) Jenkins
6 46 (36.80%) Python
7 43 (34.40%) Git (software)
8 42 (33.60%) Ansible
9 38 (30.40%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (29.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 37 (29.60%) Windows
10 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (27.20%) Ruby
12 32 (25.60%) Docker
13 27 (21.60%) Red Hat
14 26 (20.80%) Unix
14 26 (20.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (19.20%) Web Services
16 22 (17.60%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (15.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 19 (15.20%) Java
17 19 (15.20%) Middleware
18 18 (14.40%) Oracle
18 18 (14.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (13.60%) Open Source
19 17 (13.60%) Vagrant
19 17 (13.60%) SQL
19 17 (13.60%) JIRA

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 14 (11.20%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.80%) Apache
3 7 (5.60%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.80%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.40%) Drupal
5 3 (2.40%) IIS
5 3 (2.40%) nginx
5 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.60%) Confluence
6 2 (1.60%) JBoss
6 2 (1.60%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (50.40%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (29.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (15.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (7.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 9 (7.20%) Amazon S3
5 9 (7.20%) Route 53
6 7 (5.60%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (3.20%) IaaS
8 2 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.80%) Firewall
2 15 (12.00%) DNS
3 13 (10.40%) SAN
4 8 (6.40%) SSL
5 7 (5.60%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.80%) Internet
7 5 (4.00%) HTTP
8 3 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.60%) DHCP
9 2 (1.60%) FTP
9 2 (1.60%) IPsec
10 1 (0.80%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) MySQL
2 12 (9.60%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.20%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (6.40%) MarkLogic
5 7 (5.60%) Neo4j
5 7 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.60%) Redis
6 5 (4.00%) Big Data
7 4 (3.20%) DB2
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (37.60%) Jenkins
2 43 (34.40%) Git (software)
3 18 (14.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (13.60%) JIRA
4 17 (13.60%) Vagrant
5 14 (11.20%) Subversion
6 8 (6.40%) Selenium
7 5 (4.00%) GitLab
7 5 (4.00%) Hudson
8 4 (3.20%) Ant
9 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.60%) Maven
9 2 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.60%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (6.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Publishing
3 2 (1.60%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.80%) Electronics
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (59.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (18.40%) AWS DevOps
2 23 (18.40%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (13.60%) Administrator
4 15 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (11.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 13 (10.40%) Consultant
6 13 (10.40%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (9.60%) DevOps Consultant
7 12 (9.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (8.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (8.80%) Cloud Specialist
8 11 (8.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (8.80%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (8.00%) Lead DevOps
10 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Technical Leader
11 8 (6.40%) Azure DevOps
11 8 (6.40%) DevOps Specialist
11 8 (6.40%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.20%) Web Services
2 19 (15.20%) Middleware
3 12 (9.60%) ELK Stack
4 11 (8.80%) HTML
5 7 (5.60%) Node.js
6 6 (4.80%) HTML5
7 5 (4.00%) Kafka
8 4 (3.20%) JSON
8 4 (3.20%) LAMP
9 3 (2.40%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (2.40%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (1.60%) J2EE
10 2 (1.60%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.80%) Clustering
3 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 118 (94.40%) Linux
2 37 (29.60%) Windows
3 26 (20.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (20.80%) Unix
4 11 (8.80%) Solaris
5 8 (6.40%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.80%) CentOS
6 6 (4.80%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.40%) AIX
8 2 (1.60%) Fedora
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.80%) Debian
9 1 (0.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (76.00%) DevOps
2 52 (41.60%) Configuration Management
3 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (17.60%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.60%) Open Source
6 14 (11.20%) Software Delivery
6 14 (11.20%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (10.40%) High Availability
7 13 (10.40%) ITIL
8 12 (9.60%) Scrum
9 11 (8.80%) Change Control
9 11 (8.80%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (8.00%) Incident Management
10 10 (8.00%) Load Balancing
11 9 (7.20%) Build Automation
11 9 (7.20%) Web Development
12 8 (6.40%) MVC
13 6 (4.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.80%) Python
2 34 (27.20%) Ruby
3 19 (15.20%) Java
4 17 (13.60%) SQL
5 16 (12.80%) PowerShell
6 15 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 15 (12.00%) Perl
6 15 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.40%) Jython
8 11 (8.80%) PHP
8 11 (8.80%) PL/SQL
9 8 (6.40%) C#
10 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.20%) C
12 1 (0.80%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) RHCE
2 1 (0.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (25.60%) Docker
2 14 (11.20%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (8.80%) iptables
3 11 (8.80%) Postfix
4 10 (8.00%) Sendmail
4 10 (8.00%) vSphere
5 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.20%) KVM
7 4 (3.20%) LXC
7 4 (3.20%) vCloud
7 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 42 (33.60%) Ansible
2 38 (30.40%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (10.40%) Packer
4 12 (9.60%) Cobbler
4 12 (9.60%) Nagios
5 11 (8.80%) OSSEC
6 8 (6.40%) logstash
7 7 (5.60%) Kibana
8 4 (3.20%) Bacula
8 4 (3.20%) SCCM
8 4 (3.20%) SCOM
9 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.60%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.60%) Terraform
10 1 (0.80%) Riemann
10 1 (0.80%) Salt
10 1 (0.80%) vRealize
10 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (21.60%) Red Hat
2 18 (14.40%) Oracle
3 12 (9.60%) HP
4 11 (8.80%) EMC
4 11 (8.80%) LogRhythm
4 11 (8.80%) SolarWinds
4 11 (8.80%) Splunk
4 11 (8.80%) TippingPoint
5 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.00%) ServiceNow
5 10 (8.00%) VMware
6 5 (4.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.40%) hybris
7 3 (2.40%) IBM
7 3 (2.40%) WSO2
8 1 (0.80%) F5
8 1 (0.80%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.80%) SAP
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