The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the East of England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 125 108 123
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing Puppet 19 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.22% 5.59% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 2
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
263 179 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.34% 7.95% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 77 97
Average daily rate £370 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.87% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £94 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £387 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £13.30 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.08 £69.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Puppet
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 10 £350 - 2
Essex - 4 £575 -
Cambridgeshire -16 3 £388 +19.23% 5
Hertfordshire -7 2 £488 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (58.62%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) VPN
4 9 (31.03%) Firewall
5 8 (27.59%) KVM
5 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (24.14%) SSL
6 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 7 (24.14%) Java
7 6 (20.69%) SAN
7 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
7 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.24%) Network Security
8 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
8 5 (17.24%) Network Design
8 5 (17.24%) Apache Continuum
8 5 (17.24%) XenServer
8 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
8 5 (17.24%) IPsec
8 5 (17.24%) UNIX
9 4 (13.79%) IIS
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) VPN
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) SSL
3 6 (20.69%) SAN
4 5 (17.24%) Network Security
4 5 (17.24%) IPsec
5 2 (6.90%) LDAP
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) HTTP
5 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) X.509
5 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
1 4 (13.79%) EDRMS
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (10.34%) DTS
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Continuum
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) Ant
4 2 (6.90%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (24.14%) Administrator
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.45%) Web Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) JRules
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) JAAS
3 2 (6.90%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) LAMP
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Network Design
1 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
2 4 (13.79%) SOA
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
3 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) SSADM
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) VCAP
2 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) KVM
2 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.24%) XenServer
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.45%) Docker
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.79%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) OpenSSO
3 2 (6.90%) Munin
4 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Sun
2 4 (13.79%) Percona
3 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
3 3 (10.34%) webMethods
3 3 (10.34%) NetApp
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Hitachi
4 2 (6.90%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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