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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 32 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Contract jobs citing Puppet 70 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.24% 1.48% 2.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 52.24% 16.83% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 10 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £616 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
134 101 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.03% 8.77% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 54 42
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 27 April 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 101 (89.38%) Opscode Chef
2 90 (79.65%) Linux
3 86 (76.11%) Python
4 85 (75.22%) DevOps
5 79 (69.91%) Configuration Management
6 74 (65.49%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (63.72%) Ruby
8 63 (55.75%) Bash Shell
9 45 (39.82%) Apache
10 44 (38.94%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (33.63%) SQL
12 33 (29.20%) Oracle
13 32 (28.32%) PHP
13 32 (28.32%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (28.32%) Ansible
14 31 (27.43%) MongoDB
15 30 (26.55%) Java
15 30 (26.55%) UNIX
16 28 (24.78%) Jenkins
17 27 (23.89%) Amazon EC2
18 26 (23.01%) OpenStack
19 23 (20.35%) Cobbler
20 21 (18.58%) TDD
20 21 (18.58%) Tivoli
20 21 (18.58%) Shell Script
21 20 (17.70%) Splunk
22 19 (16.81%) MySQL
23 18 (15.93%) Software Engineering
23 18 (15.93%) Open Source
23 18 (15.93%) Graphite

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 45 (39.82%) Apache
2 26 (23.01%) OpenStack
3 15 (13.27%) Tomcat
4 11 (9.73%) nginx
4 11 (9.73%) Node.js
5 8 (7.08%) WebSphere
6 7 (6.19%) Jetty
6 7 (6.19%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.32%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (23.89%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (10.62%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (6.19%) Google App Engine
4 7 (6.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (4.42%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.42%) Route 53
6 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.39%) Firewall
2 10 (8.85%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.08%) DNS
3 8 (7.08%) SSL
3 8 (7.08%) Internet
3 8 (7.08%) HTTP
4 7 (6.19%) IPsec
4 7 (6.19%) DHCP
4 7 (6.19%) FTP
5 4 (3.54%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.43%) MongoDB
2 19 (16.81%) MySQL
3 17 (15.04%) Redis
4 16 (14.16%) NoSQL
5 15 (13.27%) CouchDB
5 15 (13.27%) Riak
5 15 (13.27%) Hypertable
6 11 (9.73%) Couchbase
6 11 (9.73%) SimpleDB
7 5 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.77%) Big Data
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.27%) Fiddler
3 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) Hudson
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.77%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (58.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (15.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (7.96%) Developer
4 6 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (5.31%) Lead Developer
4 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
4 6 (5.31%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (5.31%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (2.65%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (2.65%) Software Engineer
7 2 (1.77%) Architect
7 2 (1.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (1.77%) Administrator
7 2 (1.77%) Web Developer
7 2 (1.77%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (1.77%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (0.88%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (0.88%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (0.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) Servlets
2 9 (7.96%) Web Services
3 7 (6.19%) .NET
3 7 (6.19%) J2EE
4 4 (3.54%) LAMP
5 3 (2.65%) POSIX
5 3 (2.65%) Memcached
5 3 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.77%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.88%) Middleware
7 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Open Source
2 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.54%) Clustering
5 2 (1.77%) NHS
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (79.65%) Linux
2 30 (26.55%) UNIX
3 9 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.08%) Windows
5 5 (4.42%) CentOS
6 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) SUSE
8 1 (0.88%) Debian
8 1 (0.88%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (75.22%) DevOps
2 79 (69.91%) Configuration Management
3 74 (65.49%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (38.94%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (18.58%) TDD
6 18 (15.93%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (10.62%) Software Delivery
9 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.73%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.42%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.42%) Kanban
11 4 (3.54%) Test Automation
11 4 (3.54%) Security Testing
11 4 (3.54%) Scrum
12 3 (2.65%) Incident Management
12 3 (2.65%) Data Management
12 3 (2.65%) Network Design
12 3 (2.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (76.11%) Python
2 72 (63.72%) Ruby
3 63 (55.75%) Bash Shell
4 38 (33.63%) SQL
5 32 (28.32%) PHP
6 30 (26.55%) Java
7 21 (18.58%) Shell Script
8 15 (13.27%) C
9 11 (9.73%) Perl
10 8 (7.08%) C++
11 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.88%) C#
12 1 (0.88%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) Groovy
12 1 (0.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.96%) QEMU
2 9 (7.96%) KVM
3 8 (7.08%) Xen
4 2 (1.77%) Docker
5 1 (0.88%) iptables
5 1 (0.88%) XenServer
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 101 (89.38%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (28.32%) Ansible
3 23 (20.35%) Cobbler
4 21 (18.58%) Tivoli
5 18 (15.93%) Graphite
6 17 (15.04%) Nagios
7 15 (13.27%) CFEngine
8 14 (12.39%) Salt
9 4 (3.54%) HAProxy
10 3 (2.65%) Opsview
Vendors
1 33 (29.20%) Oracle
2 20 (17.70%) Splunk
3 16 (14.16%) SaltStack
3 16 (14.16%) VMware
4 15 (13.27%) Rackspace
5 7 (6.19%) Google
5 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.65%) hybris
7 3 (2.65%) Tealeaf
7 3 (2.65%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.88%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.88%) Percona
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