The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 37 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.76% 0.41% 1.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.86% 4.76% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
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£513 £350 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -31.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Puppet
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
28 21 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.86% 8.71% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 45
Average daily rate £513 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Kent region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) UNIX
3 10 (58.82%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) Veritas
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (52.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (52.94%) Clustering
4 9 (52.94%) HACMP
4 9 (52.94%) LDAP
4 9 (52.94%) NFS
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (52.94%) DNS
5 8 (47.06%) Python
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
6 7 (41.18%) MySQL
6 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (35.29%) DevOps
7 6 (35.29%) AIX
8 5 (29.41%) Solaris
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) Symantec
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (23.53%) Banking
9 4 (23.53%) VMware
9 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) LDAP
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
1 4 (23.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Support
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) HACMP
1 9 (52.94%) Clustering
2 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) UNIX
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (35.29%) AIX
5 5 (29.41%) Solaris
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Build Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (52.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (52.94%) NFS
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
5 1 (5.88%) XenServer
5 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
3 4 (23.53%) OpenView
3 4 (23.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Veritas
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) Symantec
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Sun
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Dell
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
Kent
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