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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 56 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 0.54% -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.88% 5.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
17 79 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.32% 10.63% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 53 26
Average daily rate £325 £400 £98
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.80% +310.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £179 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £35.20 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.23% +28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef