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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 56 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 92 45 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.04% 1.47% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.51% 19.82% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 10
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£413 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £351 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £53.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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
292 227 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.65% 7.42% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 136 74
Average daily rate £413 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 15
Average hourly rate £33.75 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.63% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.51 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Puppet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +34 55 £413 +3.12% 8
Hertfordshire +24 24 £425 +3.03% 6
Essex - 13 £400 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 140 (82.35%) Linux
2 131 (77.06%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (74.12%) DevOps
4 94 (55.29%) Amazon AWS
5 83 (48.82%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (48.24%) Ruby
7 73 (42.94%) Configuration Management
8 59 (34.71%) Ansible
9 53 (31.18%) Web Services
10 50 (29.41%) Jenkins
11 46 (27.06%) Python
12 43 (25.29%) UNIX
12 43 (25.29%) Git (software)
13 42 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (24.12%) Subversion
15 39 (22.94%) Java
16 28 (16.47%) PHP
17 26 (15.29%) Perl
18 24 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (14.12%) REST
19 23 (13.53%) Bash Shell
20 22 (12.94%) Scrum
20 22 (12.94%) VMware
21 20 (11.76%) TDD
21 20 (11.76%) SOA
21 20 (11.76%) Middleware
21 20 (11.76%) Kanban
22 19 (11.18%) Mac OS X
23 16 (9.41%) TCP/IP
23 16 (9.41%) WSO2

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 9 (5.29%) Apache
2 8 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.94%) nginx
3 5 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.35%) CMS
5 3 (1.76%) Drupal
6 2 (1.18%) Node.js
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) Confluence
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 94 (55.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.24%) IaaS
3 11 (6.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) SaaS
7 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.41%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.24%) HTTP
3 12 (7.06%) SSL
4 7 (4.12%) DNS
5 6 (3.53%) Firewall
6 3 (1.76%) VLAN
6 3 (1.76%) DHCP
6 3 (1.76%) SAN
7 1 (0.59%) VoIP
7 1 (0.59%) NAS
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 13 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.12%) MySQL
3 7 (4.12%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.94%) CouchDB
5 5 (2.94%) Redis
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 43 (25.29%) Git (software)
3 41 (24.12%) Subversion
4 12 (7.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.94%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.35%) Ant
7 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.18%) JIRA
7 2 (1.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.59%) Maven
8 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.59%) GitLab
General
1 2 (1.18%) Finance
2 1 (0.59%) Publishing
2 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (43.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (28.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 43 (25.29%) Systems Administrator
3 43 (25.29%) Administrator
4 38 (22.35%) Linux Administrator
5 37 (21.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 20 (11.76%) Developer
7 13 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.88%) Architect
10 7 (4.12%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.12%) Lead Technical Architect
10 7 (4.12%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.53%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.94%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.94%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 5 (2.94%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.94%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.18%) Web Services
2 24 (14.12%) REST
3 20 (11.76%) Middleware
4 7 (4.12%) HTML
5 6 (3.53%) HTML5
6 5 (2.94%) Memcached
6 5 (2.94%) Yii
6 5 (2.94%) Symfony
6 5 (2.94%) Laravel
7 4 (2.35%) JSON
7 4 (2.35%) CSS3
7 4 (2.35%) CSS
7 4 (2.35%) Ajax
8 3 (1.76%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.76%) Django
8 3 (1.76%) Play Framework
9 2 (1.18%) Sensu
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.35%) PKI
3 2 (1.18%) CMDB
4 1 (0.59%) User Experience
4 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.59%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 140 (82.35%) Linux
2 43 (25.29%) UNIX
3 24 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (11.18%) Mac OS X
5 15 (8.82%) Windows
6 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.94%) CentOS
8 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (74.12%) DevOps
2 83 (48.82%) Continuous Integration
3 73 (42.94%) Configuration Management
4 42 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.94%) Scrum
6 20 (11.76%) Kanban
6 20 (11.76%) TDD
6 20 (11.76%) SOA
7 15 (8.82%) Open Source
8 12 (7.06%) User Stories
9 11 (6.47%) Coaching
10 7 (4.12%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.53%) Release Management
12 5 (2.94%) Software Engineering
12 5 (2.94%) Web Development
12 5 (2.94%) Refactoring
12 5 (2.94%) OO
12 5 (2.94%) MVC
12 5 (2.94%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 82 (48.24%) Ruby
2 46 (27.06%) Python
3 39 (22.94%) Java
4 28 (16.47%) PHP
5 26 (15.29%) Perl
6 23 (13.53%) Bash Shell
7 15 (8.82%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.47%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.94%) SQL
9 5 (2.94%) PHP5
10 4 (2.35%) C#
11 3 (1.76%) Scala
12 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (2.94%) Security Cleared
1 5 (2.94%) VCAP
2 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.59%) Degree
4 1 (0.59%) RHCE
4 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.47%) vCloud
2 9 (5.29%) vSphere
3 8 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.35%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.76%) Docker
7 2 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 131 (77.06%) Opscode Chef
2 59 (34.71%) Ansible
3 9 (5.29%) Vagrant
4 6 (3.53%) Nagios
5 5 (2.94%) Graphite
5 5 (2.94%) logstash
6 4 (2.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.35%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.35%) SCCM
6 4 (2.35%) SCOM
7 3 (1.76%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.59%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.59%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.59%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (12.94%) VMware
2 16 (9.41%) WSO2
3 11 (6.47%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.12%) Citrix
5 5 (2.94%) Symantec
5 5 (2.94%) Google
5 5 (2.94%) Zend
5 5 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.35%) EMC
6 4 (2.35%) IBM
7 3 (1.76%) Dell
7 3 (1.76%) hybris
7 3 (1.76%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.18%) NetApp
8 2 (1.18%) HP
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco
9 1 (0.59%) Imperva
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