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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 51 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.88% 0.63% -
As % of the Systems Management category 10.64% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £420 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
47 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.23% 8.76% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 10
Average daily rate £360 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £29.75 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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 8 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
Watford 0 3 - -
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) PHP
4 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (54.55%) Subversion
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) Ansible
5 4 (36.36%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (36.36%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (36.36%) Memcached
5 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Yii
5 4 (36.36%) Laravel
5 4 (36.36%) Redis
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) Refactoring
5 4 (36.36%) Symfony
5 4 (36.36%) Zend
5 4 (36.36%) Release Management
5 4 (36.36%) nginx
5 4 (36.36%) Mercurial
5 4 (36.36%) CouchDB

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (36.36%) CouchDB
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 4 (36.36%) Redis
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) Mercurial
4 2 (18.18%) Ant
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
1 4 (36.36%) PHP Symfony Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Symfony Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Backup Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Scripter
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAMP
1 4 (36.36%) LAPP Stack
1 4 (36.36%) Laravel
1 4 (36.36%) LEMP Stack
1 4 (36.36%) Memcached
1 4 (36.36%) Symfony
1 4 (36.36%) Yii
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (36.36%) Refactoring
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (54.55%) Ansible
3 2 (18.18%) Bacula
4 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Zend
2 2 (18.18%) hybris
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat