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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 61 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Puppet 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.29% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.23% 3.45% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£475 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
71 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.56% 8.35% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 15
Average daily rate £363 £308 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.88% +24.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £213 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £10.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.38% -31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.70 £31.50
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (40.00%) CMDB
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Memcached
1 1 (20.00%) Yii
1 1 (20.00%) Laravel
1 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Zend