The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 35 40 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +49
Contract jobs citing Puppet 38 34 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.82% 3.85% 0.093%
As % of the Systems Management category 45.24% 36.17% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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%
Puppet
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Systems Management Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
84 94 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.44% 10.63% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 33
Average daily rate £350 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £458 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £79.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -77.84%
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 Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Leeds region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 44 (69.84%) Linux
2 36 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (41.27%) DevOps
4 23 (36.51%) Python
4 23 (36.51%) Splunk
5 20 (31.75%) Configuration Management
6 17 (26.98%) Service Management
6 17 (26.98%) CentOS
7 14 (22.22%) Workflow
7 14 (22.22%) VMware
8 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
8 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
8 13 (20.63%) Ruby
9 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 12 (19.05%) Data Protection
9 12 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 12 (19.05%) MS Visio
9 12 (19.05%) Web Services
9 12 (19.05%) C++
9 12 (19.05%) Salt
10 11 (17.46%) Nagios
10 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
10 11 (17.46%) TDD
11 10 (15.87%) nginx
11 10 (15.87%) Redis
11 10 (15.87%) PHP
12 9 (14.29%) Node.js

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (15.87%) nginx
2 9 (14.29%) Node.js
3 7 (11.11%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 12 (19.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Route 53
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.76%) SSL
4 2 (3.17%) LDAP
5 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (15.87%) Redis
3 6 (9.52%) Couchbase
3 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.52%) SimpleDB
4 5 (7.94%) Riak
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 6 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Architect
2 12 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (17.46%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Head of Operations
9 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Support Analyst
10 1 (1.59%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (3.17%) Spring MVC
4 2 (3.17%) jQuery
4 2 (3.17%) REST
4 2 (3.17%) JPA
4 2 (3.17%) J2EE
4 2 (3.17%) JSP
4 2 (3.17%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) XSD
4 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.59%) POSIX
5 1 (1.59%) HTML5
5 1 (1.59%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) NHS
2 7 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (69.84%) Linux
2 17 (26.98%) CentOS
3 7 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) DevOps
2 20 (31.75%) Configuration Management
3 17 (26.98%) Service Management
4 14 (22.22%) Workflow
5 12 (19.05%) Data Protection
6 11 (17.46%) TDD
7 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.76%) Quality Management
11 3 (4.76%) BDD
11 3 (4.76%) QMS
12 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
12 2 (3.17%) Data Architecture
12 2 (3.17%) MVC
12 2 (3.17%) Data Modelling
13 1 (1.59%) DSDM
13 1 (1.59%) E-Commerce
13 1 (1.59%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) Python
2 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
2 13 (20.63%) Ruby
3 12 (19.05%) C++
4 10 (15.87%) PHP
5 7 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (6.35%) Perl
7 3 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (19.05%) Salt
3 11 (17.46%) Nagios
4 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.59%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Splunk
2 14 (22.22%) VMware
3 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) HP
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