The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 28 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing Puppet 27 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.64% 0.69% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 38.57% 8.00% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 4
Median daily rate £550 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £500 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
70 50 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.03% 8.59% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 37
Median daily rate £513 £368 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.45% -13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £555 -
Watford +2 3 £513 -
St Albans - 3 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 38 (84.44%) Ansible
2 36 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (75.56%) Java
4 32 (71.11%) DevOps
5 25 (55.56%) Linux
5 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 25 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
6 23 (51.11%) Ant
6 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (46.67%) Python
8 19 (42.22%) JIRA
9 16 (35.56%) Ruby
9 16 (35.56%) OOD
9 16 (35.56%) OO
9 16 (35.56%) MySQL
9 16 (35.56%) Data Structures
9 16 (35.56%) Algorithms
9 16 (35.56%) Complexity Analysis
10 15 (33.33%) TDD
10 15 (33.33%) Maven
10 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (33.33%) Gradle
10 15 (33.33%) BDD
11 14 (31.11%) Clojure
11 14 (31.11%) Go
11 14 (31.11%) ATDD
11 14 (31.11%) QA
11 14 (31.11%) Rust

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (17.78%) Apache
2 8 (17.78%) Drupal
3 5 (11.11%) nginx
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Magento
2 2 (4.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Trello
3 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) DHCP
2 6 (13.33%) DNS
3 4 (8.89%) HTTP
3 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.67%) SSL
5 2 (4.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) MySQL
2 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (17.78%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 23 (51.11%) Ant
2 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
3 19 (42.22%) JIRA
4 15 (33.33%) Gradle
4 15 (33.33%) Maven
5 8 (17.78%) Subversion
6 3 (6.67%) Hudson
7 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.44%) FishEye
7 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.22%) Selenium
8 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (24.44%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Unix Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) LAMP
2 7 (15.56%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (4.44%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Algorithms
1 16 (35.56%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (17.78%) AIX
3 8 (17.78%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Solaris
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) DevOps
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Complexity Analysis
3 16 (35.56%) OO
3 16 (35.56%) OOD
4 15 (33.33%) BDD
4 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 15 (33.33%) TDD
5 14 (31.11%) ATDD
6 11 (24.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (17.78%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
8 8 (17.78%) Software Delivery
8 8 (17.78%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 3 (6.67%) High Availability
10 3 (6.67%) Scrum
11 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) Python
3 16 (35.56%) Ruby
4 14 (31.11%) Clojure
4 14 (31.11%) Go
4 14 (31.11%) Rust
5 13 (28.89%) PHP
6 10 (22.22%) SQL
7 8 (17.78%) F#
7 8 (17.78%) Perl
8 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 6 (13.33%) C#
9 3 (6.67%) C
10 2 (4.44%) Jython
11 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 5 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 38 (84.44%) Ansible
2 36 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.11%) Nagios
4 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.44%) Salt
4 2 (4.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) hybris
2 8 (17.78%) IBM
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.44%) New Relic
5 2 (4.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) Sonatype