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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 58 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 49 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.91% 3.13% 2.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.77% 41.56% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 20
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£350 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £714 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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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
137 77 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.14% 7.53% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 52 74
Average daily rate £350 £331 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £675 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +0.30%

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 2 September 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 90 (89.11%) Opscode Chef
2 86 (85.15%) Linux
3 68 (67.33%) DevOps
4 58 (57.43%) Jenkins
5 53 (52.48%) Configuration Management
6 52 (51.49%) Bash Shell
7 51 (50.50%) Python
8 44 (43.56%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (41.58%) Ruby
11 36 (35.64%) Java
12 30 (29.70%) Tomcat
12 30 (29.70%) MongoDB
13 29 (28.71%) Open Source
13 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
14 28 (27.72%) SQL
15 27 (26.73%) UNIX
16 26 (25.74%) Apache
17 25 (24.75%) TCP/IP
17 25 (24.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
19 23 (22.77%) Amazon EC2
20 22 (21.78%) Cloud Computing
20 22 (21.78%) TDD
21 21 (20.79%) NoSQL
21 21 (20.79%) Ansible
22 19 (18.81%) Windows
22 19 (18.81%) Oracle
23 18 (17.82%) VMware
23 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (29.70%) Tomcat
2 26 (25.74%) Apache
3 17 (16.83%) Node.js
4 13 (12.87%) nginx
5 11 (10.89%) OpenStack
6 8 (7.92%) WebSphere
7 7 (6.93%) Jetty
7 7 (6.93%) IIS
8 5 (4.95%) JBoss
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.99%) Confluence
9 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (22.77%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (21.78%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (10.89%) Google App Engine
4 11 (10.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (5.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (5.94%) Amazon S3
5 6 (5.94%) Route 53
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.99%) GitHub
7 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.75%) TCP/IP
2 13 (12.87%) Firewall
3 12 (11.88%) DNS
4 10 (9.90%) HTTP
4 10 (9.90%) Internet
5 9 (8.91%) SSL
6 8 (7.92%) IPsec
6 8 (7.92%) DHCP
6 8 (7.92%) FTP
7 6 (5.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.70%) MongoDB
2 21 (20.79%) NoSQL
3 18 (17.82%) Redis
4 15 (14.85%) MySQL
5 12 (11.88%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (10.89%) Hadoop
7 9 (8.91%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.94%) RDBMS
8 6 (5.94%) SimpleDB
8 6 (5.94%) Couchbase
8 6 (5.94%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (57.43%) Jenkins
2 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.97%) Subversion
4 2 (1.98%) Maven
4 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.99%) JIRA
5 1 (0.99%) Selenium
5 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.99%) FishEye
General
1 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.95%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (44.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (11.88%) Developer
3 10 (9.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Lead Developer
5 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.94%) Lead Java Developer
5 6 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.97%) SQL DBA
8 3 (2.97%) DBA
9 2 (1.98%) Team Leader
9 2 (1.98%) Technical Team Leader
9 2 (1.98%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (1.98%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) Web Services
1 11 (10.89%) LAMP
1 11 (10.89%) Memcached
1 11 (10.89%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (9.90%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) J2EE
3 8 (7.92%) Servlets
4 6 (5.94%) POSIX
5 4 (3.96%) MCollective
6 3 (2.97%) Java EE
7 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.97%) Replication
3 2 (1.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 86 (85.15%) Linux
2 27 (26.73%) UNIX
3 25 (24.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (18.81%) Windows
5 12 (11.88%) CentOS
6 1 (0.99%) Fedora
6 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (67.33%) DevOps
2 53 (52.48%) Configuration Management
3 44 (43.56%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (28.71%) Open Source
6 22 (21.78%) TDD
7 11 (10.89%) Data Management
7 11 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.92%) Scrum
9 8 (7.92%) Software Delivery
10 6 (5.94%) Kanban
10 6 (5.94%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.94%) Performance Testing
10 6 (5.94%) Security Testing
10 6 (5.94%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.94%) Service Management
10 6 (5.94%) Network Design
10 6 (5.94%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (51.49%) Bash Shell
2 51 (50.50%) Python
3 42 (41.58%) Ruby
4 36 (35.64%) Java
5 28 (27.72%) SQL
6 15 (14.85%) Shell Script
6 15 (14.85%) PHP
7 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.90%) Perl
9 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.99%) C#
11 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.88%) vCloud
3 10 (9.90%) Xen
4 4 (3.96%) vSphere
5 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.98%) XenServer
6 2 (1.98%) QEMU
6 2 (1.98%) KVM
7 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 90 (89.11%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (20.79%) Ansible
3 16 (15.84%) Cobbler
4 15 (14.85%) Tivoli
5 11 (10.89%) Opsview
5 11 (10.89%) Graphite
5 11 (10.89%) Rundeck
6 8 (7.92%) Salt
7 6 (5.94%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.97%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.97%) SCCM
9 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.99%) yum
10 1 (0.99%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Oracle
2 18 (17.82%) VMware
3 14 (13.86%) Red Hat
4 12 (11.88%) Splunk
5 11 (10.89%) Tealeaf
5 11 (10.89%) Riverbed
5 11 (10.89%) Google
5 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
6 9 (8.91%) Rackspace
7 6 (5.94%) hybris
8 3 (2.97%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.98%) F5
9 2 (1.98%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (1.98%) Juniper
9 2 (1.98%) Cisco
9 2 (1.98%) IBM
9 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint