The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 28 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 23 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.48% 0.22% -
As % of the Systems Management category 39.66% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
East of 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 Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
58 27 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.31% 6.01% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 39
Average daily rate £438 £277 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.94% -30.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £214 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £35.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -57.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Essex region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 18 £475 -
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (95.00%) Jenkins
2 37 (92.50%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (92.50%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (72.50%) Middleware
4 27 (67.50%) Linux
5 26 (65.00%) Open Source
6 24 (60.00%) SSL
6 24 (60.00%) HTTP
6 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (57.50%) TDD
7 23 (57.50%) Scrum
7 23 (57.50%) Kanban
7 23 (57.50%) SOA
8 22 (55.00%) Git (software)
9 21 (52.50%) Subversion
9 21 (52.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (45.00%) Configuration Management
10 18 (45.00%) Mentoring
11 17 (42.50%) WSO2
12 14 (35.00%) DevOps
13 13 (32.50%) Coaching
13 13 (32.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (32.50%) Perl
14 12 (30.00%) Java
14 12 (30.00%) User Stories
15 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
15 9 (22.50%) C
15 9 (22.50%) J2EE
16 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (15.00%) Apache
1 6 (15.00%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Jetty
2 2 (5.00%) nginx
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.00%) Google App Engine
2 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) HTTP
1 24 (60.00%) SSL
1 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) FTP
2 3 (7.50%) IPsec
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 38 (95.00%) Jenkins
2 22 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 21 (52.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) IT Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Environment Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Transformation
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.50%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SOA Developer
8 1 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) Middleware
2 9 (22.50%) J2EE
3 7 (17.50%) REST
4 6 (15.00%) Ajax
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) CSS3
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) HTML5
4 6 (15.00%) JSON
5 4 (10.00%) .NET
5 4 (10.00%) Django
5 4 (10.00%) Play Framework
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (5.00%) Servlets
7 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.50%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Linux
2 21 (52.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Mac OS X
3 7 (17.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (65.00%) Open Source
3 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (57.50%) Kanban
4 23 (57.50%) Scrum
4 23 (57.50%) SOA
4 23 (57.50%) TDD
5 18 (45.00%) Configuration Management
5 18 (45.00%) Mentoring
6 14 (35.00%) DevOps
7 13 (32.50%) Coaching
7 13 (32.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (30.00%) User Stories
9 8 (20.00%) API Design
9 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.50%) Microservices
10 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (12.50%) Web Design
11 4 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
12 1 (2.50%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Perl
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) C
4 4 (10.00%) Ruby
4 4 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Xen
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (92.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Cacti
2 1 (2.50%) Mesos
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) WSO2
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix