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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 46 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing Puppet 24 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.96% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.30% 5.77% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£425 £413 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +19.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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
103 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.70% 6.58% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 22
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £235 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.50 £24.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -56.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £10.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £10.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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
Watford - 12 £450 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £425 - 3
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (59.26%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 12 (44.44%) Subversion
3 12 (44.44%) Python
4 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) vCloud
4 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
5 10 (37.04%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 9 (33.33%) vSphere
7 8 (29.63%) PHP
7 8 (29.63%) Ansible
8 7 (25.93%) MySQL
8 7 (25.93%) Apache
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
8 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (22.22%) Release Management
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (22.22%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) SQL
10 5 (18.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (18.52%) UNIX
10 5 (18.52%) Active Directory

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (25.93%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) nginx
3 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.81%) CMS
4 3 (11.11%) Drupal
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) VLAN
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
1 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (18.52%) CouchDB
2 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) Redis
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Subversion
1 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) Mercurial
3 5 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (18.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 5 (18.52%) PHP Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Symfony
1 5 (18.52%) Memcached
1 5 (18.52%) Yii
1 5 (18.52%) REST
1 5 (18.52%) Laravel
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) PKI
3 2 (7.41%) CMDB
4 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) UNIX
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps
2 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) Release Management
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
5 5 (18.52%) Refactoring
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) Web Application Development
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Server Building
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
9 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 12 (44.44%) Python
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) PHP
5 6 (22.22%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) PHP5
7 4 (14.81%) C#
8 3 (11.11%) Perl
8 3 (11.11%) Ruby
8 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) VCAP
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) vCloud
2 9 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.81%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (29.63%) Ansible
3 4 (14.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (14.81%) SCOrch
3 4 (14.81%) SCCM
3 4 (14.81%) SCOM
4 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) Zend
3 5 (18.52%) Symantec
3 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
4 4 (14.81%) EMC
4 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 3 (11.11%) hybris
5 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) Imperva