The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank - 36 42
Contract jobs citing Puppet 0 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 3.50% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category - 27.78% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.47 -
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
18 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.69% 12.59% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 31
Median daily rate £403 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £266 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +7.96%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) HACMP
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) NFS
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) PaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) Heroku

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Heroku
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) HACMP
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Go
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat