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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 36 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.60% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 51.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
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
70 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.89% 6.39% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 28
Average daily rate £400 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £119 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.77%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 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
Southend-on-Sea - 15 £400 - 2
Harlow - 1 - -
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
1 36 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (94.44%) Jenkins
3 33 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (55.56%) SOA
6 19 (52.78%) Middleware
6 19 (52.78%) REST
7 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 18 (50.00%) TDD
7 18 (50.00%) Subversion
7 18 (50.00%) Kanban
7 18 (50.00%) Mac OS X
7 18 (50.00%) UNIX
7 18 (50.00%) Scrum
8 16 (44.44%) WSO2
9 15 (41.67%) Configuration Management
9 15 (41.67%) DevOps
10 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (33.33%) User Stories
11 12 (33.33%) Open Source
11 12 (33.33%) Java
11 12 (33.33%) HTTP
11 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 12 (33.33%) SSL
12 11 (30.56%) Coaching
13 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
14 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
14 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
15 4 (11.11%) HTML5

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) HTTP
1 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 12 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (94.44%) Jenkins
2 18 (50.00%) Subversion
2 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Administrator
2 13 (36.11%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (36.11%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (33.33%) Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
5 8 (22.22%) Architect
6 7 (19.44%) Technical Architect
6 7 (19.44%) Lead Technical Architect
6 7 (19.44%) Lead Architect
7 5 (13.89%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Lead Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) Middleware
1 19 (52.78%) REST
2 4 (11.11%) CSS3
2 4 (11.11%) JSON
2 4 (11.11%) Ajax
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) HTML5
3 3 (8.33%) Play Framework
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (8.33%) Django
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) User Experience
1 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 18 (50.00%) UNIX
3 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (55.56%) SOA
4 18 (50.00%) TDD
4 18 (50.00%) Scrum
4 18 (50.00%) Kanban
5 15 (41.67%) DevOps
5 15 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 12 (33.33%) Open Source
6 12 (33.33%) User Stories
7 11 (30.56%) Coaching
8 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) API Design
10 3 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
11 2 (5.56%) Software Architecture
12 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (2.78%) Customer Insight
12 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) Ruby
2 3 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) WSO2
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) VMware