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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 37 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Puppet 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.64% 2.14% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.88% 21.43% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £650 £489 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.92% +39.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
34 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.83% 10.00% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 21
Median daily rate £434 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £258 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £560 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+65.95% +10.52%

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
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 30 June 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (91.67%) Perl
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Python
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 10 (83.33%) Veritas
2 10 (83.33%) HACMP
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (66.67%) DevOps
4 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (58.33%) Clustering
5 6 (50.00%) LDAP
5 6 (50.00%) NFS
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (33.33%) Ansible
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) AIX
6 4 (33.33%) Solaris
6 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management

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 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Heroku
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) LDAP
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) HACMP
2 7 (58.33%) Clustering
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) AIX
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Perl
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Go
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (50.00%) NFS
2 6 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (33.33%) Ansible
3 3 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Veritas
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec