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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 48 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.33% - 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.84% - 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate
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£413 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
76 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.21% 7.81% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 18 17
Average daily rate £400 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -65.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £9.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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
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 24 December 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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 - 5 £388 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Dell
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) SCOM
5 5 (35.71%) SSH
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 4 (28.57%) SCCM
6 4 (28.57%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) Online Games
7 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Replication
7 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (21.43%) PKI

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (21.43%) Node.js
1 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) lighttpd
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SSH
2 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
2 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
2 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
2 3 (21.43%) LDAP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) VRRP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
1 3 (21.43%) Online Games
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) FreeBSD
6 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 2 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Dependency Management
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Korn
5 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) vCloud
2 3 (21.43%) NFS
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCOM
2 4 (28.57%) SCCM
3 3 (21.43%) Nagios
3 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
3 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (21.43%) SCOrch
3 3 (21.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (21.43%) SCSM
4 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Symantec
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle