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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 125 121 137
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Puppet 22 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.05% 3.23% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 2
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£413 £280 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.32% -41.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £410 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +78.57%
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
243 155 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.08% 6.32% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 90 107
Average daily rate £350 £283 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% +8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £120 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.63% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.73 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £30.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +18.97%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 £388 - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £338 +20.53% 6
Suffolk - 2 £550 -
Essex - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (74.14%) Linux
2 36 (62.07%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (51.72%) DevOps
4 28 (48.28%) PowerShell
5 26 (44.83%) Windows
6 23 (39.66%) UNIX
7 22 (37.93%) Web Services
8 18 (31.03%) Shell Script
9 17 (29.31%) Nagios
9 17 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (25.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
10 15 (25.86%) Firewall
10 15 (25.86%) VPN
11 14 (24.14%) DNS
11 14 (24.14%) SQL
11 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
11 14 (24.14%) Replication
12 13 (22.41%) JSON
12 13 (22.41%) Reverse Proxy
12 13 (22.41%) XML
12 13 (22.41%) NoSQL
13 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (18.97%) Java
14 11 (18.97%) SAN
15 10 (17.24%) Perl
15 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
16 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
16 9 (15.52%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (12.07%) Confluence
2 5 (8.62%) OpenStack
2 5 (8.62%) IIS
3 4 (6.90%) Apache
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) lighttpd
4 2 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.72%) SaaS
5 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) VPN
1 15 (25.86%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) DNS
2 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 13 (22.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (18.97%) SAN
5 4 (6.90%) SSH
6 3 (5.17%) VRRP
7 1 (1.72%) LDAP
7 1 (1.72%) WAN
7 1 (1.72%) HTTP
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
7 1 (1.72%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
3 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.34%) JIRA
4 4 (6.90%) Selenium
4 4 (6.90%) Log4Net
4 4 (6.90%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (5.17%) Subversion
5 3 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
1 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
1 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Legal
2 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (15.52%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Configuration Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Programmer
10 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (1.72%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) Web Services
2 13 (22.41%) XML
2 13 (22.41%) JSON
3 7 (12.07%) .NET
3 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.90%) MSMQ
5 2 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (1.72%) HTML
6 1 (1.72%) SOAP
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (1.72%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Replication
2 3 (5.17%) PKI
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) Open Source
3 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Linux
2 26 (44.83%) Windows
3 23 (39.66%) UNIX
4 15 (25.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.45%) CentOS
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) DevOps
2 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
3 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.17%) Migration
6 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.17%) Dependency Management
7 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) OO
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL
8 1 (1.72%) ERP
8 1 (1.72%) DRM
8 1 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.72%) TDD
8 1 (1.72%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) PowerShell
2 18 (31.03%) Shell Script
3 14 (24.14%) SQL
4 11 (18.97%) Java
5 10 (17.24%) Perl
6 8 (13.79%) Python
7 7 (12.07%) VB
7 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.07%) C#
8 6 (10.34%) Ruby
8 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.45%) Korn
9 2 (3.45%) C
9 2 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.45%) RHCE
3 1 (1.72%) ACCA
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
2 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.90%) KVM
4 3 (5.17%) Xen
5 1 (1.72%) NFS
5 1 (1.72%) vCloud
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (62.07%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (29.31%) Nagios
3 4 (6.90%) SCCM
3 4 (6.90%) SCOM
4 3 (5.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (5.17%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (5.17%) SCSM
4 3 (5.17%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.45%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.45%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.72%) Munin
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
2 8 (13.79%) IBM
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) HP
3 7 (12.07%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) Dell
5 3 (5.17%) Symantec
6 2 (3.45%) New Relic
6 2 (3.45%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) Percona
7 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
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