The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Kent region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 38 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.74% 3.25% -
As % of the Systems Management category 11.76% 19.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
17 47 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.32% 16.97% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 7
Average daily rate £388 £450 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +47.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £308 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%
Puppet
South East

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 28 July 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Sittingbourne - 1 £350 -
Rochester - - - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) WebLOAD
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) YAML
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Ingres

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) OS/400
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas