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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 114 102 137
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +35
Contract jobs citing Puppet 32 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 0.79% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.36% 11.05% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
259 172 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.54% 7.20% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 76 114
Average daily rate £338 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £90 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Suffolk - 20 £401 -
Cambridgeshire -5 11 £400 +23.07% 3
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 5
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (74.51%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (64.71%) Linux
3 30 (58.82%) DevOps
4 23 (45.10%) Windows
4 23 (45.10%) Web Services
5 22 (43.14%) UNIX
6 20 (39.22%) Shell Script
7 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 17 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (29.41%) NoSQL
9 15 (29.41%) JSON
9 15 (29.41%) Reverse Proxy
9 15 (29.41%) Firewall
9 15 (29.41%) Replication
9 15 (29.41%) SAN
9 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 15 (29.41%) VPN
9 15 (29.41%) DNS
9 15 (29.41%) XML
9 15 (29.41%) Java
9 15 (29.41%) SQL
10 12 (23.53%) Nagios
11 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
12 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
12 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
12 9 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (15.69%) KVM
13 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
13 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
13 8 (15.69%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 15 (29.41%) VPN
1 15 (29.41%) DNS
1 15 (29.41%) SAN
1 15 (29.41%) Firewall
1 15 (29.41%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.92%) SSL
3 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.92%) LDAP
3 2 (3.92%) X.509
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) EDRMS
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.88%) DTS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 3 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.92%) Ant
5 1 (1.96%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (1.96%) FinalBuilder
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Web Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Programmer
9 1 (1.96%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Software Configuration Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) QA Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior QA Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Web Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) Web Services
2 15 (29.41%) XML
2 15 (29.41%) JSON
3 5 (9.80%) .NET
4 4 (7.84%) JRules
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.92%) JAAS
5 2 (3.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) LAMP
6 1 (1.96%) J2EE
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.96%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Replication
2 3 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (3.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Linux
2 23 (45.10%) Windows
3 22 (43.14%) UNIX
4 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) DevOps
2 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.84%) SOA
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.88%) OO
5 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) SSADM
6 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.92%) UML
7 1 (1.96%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (1.96%) DRM
7 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.96%) ERP
7 1 (1.96%) TDD
7 1 (1.96%) Workflow
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) Shell Script
2 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 15 (29.41%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) C
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ACCA
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 9 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (15.69%) KVM
3 1 (1.96%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) vCloud
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (74.51%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (23.53%) Nagios
3 3 (5.88%) Munin
4 2 (3.92%) OpenSSO
4 2 (3.92%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
2 8 (15.69%) IBM
3 7 (13.73%) HP
4 4 (7.84%) ForgeRock
4 4 (7.84%) VMware
5 3 (5.88%) Percona
5 3 (5.88%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.88%) webMethods
5 3 (5.88%) JBoss
6 2 (3.92%) Sun
6 2 (3.92%) New Relic
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
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