The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 52 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.84% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.38% 6.67% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £425 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £355 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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 Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
39 45 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.45% 6.98% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 18
Average daily rate £410 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +45.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Puppet
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Hertfordshire region.

Puppet Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Watford +10 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - - 1
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 4 (44.44%) Bacula
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) nginx
3 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 3 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Memcached
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Yii
3 3 (33.33%) Laravel
3 3 (33.33%) Redis
3 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) CouchDB
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (33.33%) Redis
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Backup Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 3 (33.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Symfony Developer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 3 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (33.33%) Laravel
2 3 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (33.33%) Memcached
2 3 (33.33%) Symfony
2 3 (33.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Debian
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
1 4 (44.44%) Bacula
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) vRealize
2 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
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