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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 69 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.61% 0.41% -
As % of the Systems Management category 8.77% 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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
57 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.93% 7.93% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 13
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £213 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £24.03 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.29% +128.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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
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 15 September 2014. 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
Watford - 2 £400 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) VRRP
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Xen
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) Dependency Management
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (28.57%) SCOrch
3 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (28.57%) SCSM

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) lighttpd
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VRRP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Dependency Management
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) VCAP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
1 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (28.57%) SCOrch
2 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (28.57%) SCSM
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) IBM