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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 39 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 133 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.35% 1.12% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 38.44% 12.73% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 27 10
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £462 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £53.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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
346 267 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.33% 8.82% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 149 78
Average daily rate £400 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £27.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +47 77 £388 -3.12% 18
Essex - 36 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 20 £425 - 4
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 137 (87.82%) Linux
2 121 (77.56%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (73.72%) DevOps
4 84 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
5 78 (50.00%) Ruby
6 77 (49.36%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (41.67%) Configuration Management
8 53 (33.97%) Ansible
9 51 (32.69%) Web Services
10 45 (28.85%) Jenkins
11 41 (26.28%) UNIX
11 41 (26.28%) Python
12 38 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (23.72%) Java
14 35 (22.44%) Git (software)
15 33 (21.15%) Subversion
16 25 (16.03%) PHP
17 24 (15.38%) Perl
17 24 (15.38%) REST
18 23 (14.74%) Bash Shell
19 21 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 21 (13.46%) VMware
20 20 (12.82%) Scrum
20 20 (12.82%) SOA
20 20 (12.82%) Middleware
21 19 (12.18%) Mac OS X
21 19 (12.18%) TDD
22 18 (11.54%) Kanban
23 16 (10.26%) WSO2
24 15 (9.62%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (5.13%) Apache
2 6 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.56%) CMS
3 4 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (0.64%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) IIS
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 84 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.69%) IaaS
3 11 (7.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.97%) HTTP
2 13 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.69%) SSL
4 4 (2.56%) DNS
5 3 (1.92%) DHCP
5 3 (1.92%) SAN
5 3 (1.92%) Firewall
5 3 (1.92%) VLAN
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.56%) Redis
4 4 (2.56%) MySQL
4 4 (2.56%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (28.85%) Jenkins
2 35 (22.44%) Git (software)
3 33 (21.15%) Subversion
4 8 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.92%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.28%) JIRA
7 2 (1.28%) Ant
8 1 (0.64%) Maven
8 1 (0.64%) GitLab
General
1 2 (1.28%) Finance
2 1 (0.64%) Publishing
2 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (44.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (30.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 41 (26.28%) Systems Administrator
3 41 (26.28%) Administrator
4 38 (24.36%) Linux Administrator
5 37 (23.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 19 (12.18%) Developer
7 13 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 10 (6.41%) Architect
10 7 (4.49%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.49%) Lead Technical Architect
10 7 (4.49%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (2.56%) PHP Developer
14 3 (1.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (32.69%) Web Services
2 24 (15.38%) REST
3 20 (12.82%) Middleware
4 5 (3.21%) HTML
5 4 (2.56%) CSS
5 4 (2.56%) Ajax
5 4 (2.56%) CSS3
5 4 (2.56%) Laravel
5 4 (2.56%) JSON
5 4 (2.56%) Symfony
5 4 (2.56%) HTML5
5 4 (2.56%) Memcached
5 4 (2.56%) Yii
6 3 (1.92%) Play Framework
6 3 (1.92%) Django
6 3 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.56%) PKI
3 2 (1.28%) CMDB
4 1 (0.64%) User Experience
4 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.64%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 137 (87.82%) Linux
2 41 (26.28%) UNIX
3 21 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (12.18%) Mac OS X
5 15 (9.62%) Windows
6 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.56%) CentOS
7 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (73.72%) DevOps
2 77 (49.36%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 38 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (12.82%) Scrum
5 20 (12.82%) SOA
6 19 (12.18%) TDD
7 18 (11.54%) Kanban
8 15 (9.62%) Open Source
9 12 (7.69%) User Stories
10 11 (7.05%) Coaching
11 7 (4.49%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.21%) Build Automation
12 5 (3.21%) Software Engineering
13 4 (2.56%) Release Management
13 4 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (2.56%) MVC
13 4 (2.56%) ITIL
13 4 (2.56%) Change Management
13 4 (2.56%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 78 (50.00%) Ruby
2 41 (26.28%) Python
3 37 (23.72%) Java
4 25 (16.03%) PHP
5 24 (15.38%) Perl
6 23 (14.74%) Bash Shell
7 14 (8.97%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.56%) C#
10 3 (1.92%) SQL
10 3 (1.92%) Scala
10 3 (1.92%) PHP5
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
1 5 (3.21%) VCAP
2 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.64%) Degree
4 1 (0.64%) RHCE
4 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) vCloud
2 8 (5.13%) vSphere
2 8 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.28%) XenApp
6 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 121 (77.56%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (33.97%) Ansible
3 6 (3.85%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.56%) SCCM
4 4 (2.56%) SCOM
4 4 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (2.56%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.28%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.64%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.64%) Opsview
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) VMware
2 16 (10.26%) WSO2
3 10 (6.41%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.49%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.49%) Citrix
5 5 (3.21%) Symantec
5 5 (3.21%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.56%) Zend
6 4 (2.56%) EMC
7 3 (1.92%) Dell
7 3 (1.92%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.28%) NetApp
8 2 (1.28%) HP
8 2 (1.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco
9 1 (0.64%) Imperva
9 1 (0.64%) hybris
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