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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 40 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% 3.03% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 29.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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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
31 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.65% 10.44% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 9
Average daily rate £400 £488 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £328 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £513 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £73.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) YAML
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Ingres

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) WebLOAD
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) OS/400
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed