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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.96% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 40.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£405 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
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
27 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.71% 13.50% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 21
Average daily rate £410 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £276 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £516 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Maidstone - - - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (81.82%) TeamCity
2 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) Build Automation
5 3 (27.27%) MSBuild
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) GitHub
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (9.09%) HACMP
7 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (9.09%) Symantec
7 1 (9.09%) C
7 1 (9.09%) Perl

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) TeamCity
1 9 (81.82%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (27.27%) MSBuild
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) HACMP
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Build Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec