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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 42 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 45 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.16% 1.55% -
As % of the Systems Management category 44.55% 25.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
101 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.34% 6.01% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 27 23
Average daily rate £363 £320 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +19.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £240 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

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 23 January 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 81 (69.83%) Linux
2 79 (68.10%) DevOps
3 77 (66.38%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (57.76%) Ruby
5 65 (56.03%) Configuration Management
6 59 (50.86%) Python
7 45 (38.79%) Splunk
8 41 (35.34%) PHP
9 39 (33.62%) Oracle
9 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (31.03%) Bash Shell
11 32 (27.59%) MongoDB
12 31 (26.72%) SQL
13 30 (25.86%) Apache
14 29 (25.00%) Java
14 29 (25.00%) Nagios
14 29 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
15 22 (18.97%) Graphite
16 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
17 19 (16.38%) Riak
18 18 (15.52%) Redis
18 18 (15.52%) Red Hat
18 18 (15.52%) UNIX
19 17 (14.66%) Shell Script
19 17 (14.66%) SC Cleared
19 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (14.66%) SaltStack
20 16 (13.79%) Node.js
21 15 (12.93%) CFEngine

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 30 (25.86%) Apache
2 16 (13.79%) Node.js
3 13 (11.21%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.31%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.17%) Route 53
3 6 (5.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.86%) IaaS
4 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) LDAP
2 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.31%) SSL
3 5 (4.31%) DNS
4 4 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.45%) DHCP
4 4 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (0.86%) Firewall
5 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 29 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (16.38%) Riak
4 18 (15.52%) Redis
5 15 (12.93%) CouchDB
5 15 (12.93%) Hypertable
5 15 (12.93%) MySQL
6 11 (9.48%) NoSQL
7 9 (7.76%) SimpleDB
7 9 (7.76%) Couchbase
8 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.86%) Big Data
11 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Fiddler
2 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.31%) RSpec
5 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (47.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (9.48%) Analyst
3 10 (8.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (7.76%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.17%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.31%) Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Deployment Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Architect
8 3 (2.59%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Technical Support
8 3 (2.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (1.72%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (1.72%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Web Services
2 5 (4.31%) Hibernate
2 5 (4.31%) J2EE
2 5 (4.31%) Spring
3 4 (3.45%) Spring MVC
4 3 (2.59%) LAMP
5 2 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.72%) jQuery
5 2 (1.72%) JPA
5 2 (1.72%) POSIX
5 2 (1.72%) XML
5 2 (1.72%) XSD
5 2 (1.72%) JSP
5 2 (1.72%) HTML
5 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (0.86%) Memcached
6 1 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.62%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.76%) NHS
4 4 (3.45%) User Experience
5 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Clustering
6 2 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (69.83%) Linux
2 18 (15.52%) UNIX
3 14 (12.07%) CentOS
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.17%) Windows
5 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.10%) DevOps
2 65 (56.03%) Configuration Management
3 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
5 13 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.34%) Incident Management
7 11 (9.48%) TDD
7 11 (9.48%) Workflow
7 11 (9.48%) Service Management
8 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.31%) Scrum
9 5 (4.31%) DSDM
9 5 (4.31%) RUP
9 5 (4.31%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.31%) Kanban
9 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.45%) Security Testing
10 4 (3.45%) SOA
11 3 (2.59%) BDD
11 3 (2.59%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 67 (57.76%) Ruby
2 59 (50.86%) Python
3 41 (35.34%) PHP
4 36 (31.03%) Bash Shell
5 31 (26.72%) SQL
6 29 (25.00%) Java
7 17 (14.66%) Shell Script
8 15 (12.93%) C
9 13 (11.21%) C++
10 7 (6.03%) Perl
11 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.66%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
2 1 (0.86%) XenServer
2 1 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (66.38%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (25.00%) Nagios
3 22 (18.97%) Graphite
4 15 (12.93%) CFEngine
4 15 (12.93%) Ansible
5 14 (12.07%) Tivoli
5 14 (12.07%) Cobbler
6 10 (8.62%) Salt
7 5 (4.31%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 45 (38.79%) Splunk
2 39 (33.62%) Oracle
3 18 (15.52%) Red Hat
4 17 (14.66%) SaltStack
5 6 (5.17%) VMware
5 6 (5.17%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.72%) Percona
7 1 (0.86%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.86%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.86%) EnterpriseDB
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