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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 37 68 37
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -31
Contract jobs citing Puppet 66 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.86% 1.48% 4.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 51.16% 21.95% 39.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 8 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £628 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
129 82 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.51% 6.74% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 42 55
Average daily rate £375 £318 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £187 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £62.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.11% -
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 22 May 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 98 (93.33%) Opscode Chef
2 81 (77.14%) Linux
3 80 (76.19%) DevOps
4 77 (73.33%) Python
5 74 (70.48%) Configuration Management
6 63 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (60.00%) Bash Shell
7 59 (56.19%) Ruby
8 44 (41.90%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (40.00%) Apache
10 33 (31.43%) SQL
11 32 (30.48%) Amazon AWS
11 32 (30.48%) Jenkins
12 31 (29.52%) Java
12 31 (29.52%) Oracle
13 30 (28.57%) Ansible
14 29 (27.62%) UNIX
15 28 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
15 28 (26.67%) MongoDB
16 25 (23.81%) PHP
17 24 (22.86%) OpenStack
18 23 (21.90%) TDD
19 21 (20.00%) MySQL
19 21 (20.00%) Tomcat
20 20 (19.05%) Cobbler
21 19 (18.10%) Redis
22 18 (17.14%) Open Source
22 18 (17.14%) NoSQL
22 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
23 17 (16.19%) Tivoli

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (40.00%) Apache
2 24 (22.86%) OpenStack
3 21 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 14 (13.33%) nginx
5 11 (10.48%) Node.js
6 8 (7.62%) WebSphere
7 7 (6.67%) IIS
7 7 (6.67%) Jetty
8 2 (1.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.48%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (7.62%) Route 53
4 8 (7.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (7.62%) Amazon S3
5 7 (6.67%) Google App Engine
5 7 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.95%) SaaS
6 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.38%) Firewall
2 11 (10.48%) Internet
3 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.62%) DNS
4 7 (6.67%) IPsec
4 7 (6.67%) SSL
4 7 (6.67%) DHCP
4 7 (6.67%) FTP
4 7 (6.67%) HTTP
4 7 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 21 (20.00%) MySQL
3 19 (18.10%) Redis
4 18 (17.14%) NoSQL
5 12 (11.43%) Couchbase
5 12 (11.43%) SimpleDB
6 10 (9.52%) Riak
6 10 (9.52%) Hypertable
6 10 (9.52%) CouchDB
7 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
8 8 (7.62%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (30.48%) Jenkins
2 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.52%) Fiddler
4 3 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.86%) Subversion
4 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.95%) JIRA
5 1 (0.95%) Hudson
General
1 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (56.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (11.43%) Developer
4 7 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Lead Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) DBA
7 3 (2.86%) SQL Developer
7 3 (2.86%) SQL DBA
8 2 (1.90%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (1.90%) Web Developer
8 2 (1.90%) Architect
9 1 (0.95%) Polyglot Developer
9 1 (0.95%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (0.95%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Servlets
2 11 (10.48%) Web Services
3 10 (9.52%) .NET
4 7 (6.67%) J2EE
5 6 (5.71%) POSIX
6 4 (3.81%) Memcached
6 4 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.81%) LAMP
7 2 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Open Source
2 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.86%) Replication
4 3 (2.86%) Clustering
5 2 (1.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (77.14%) Linux
2 29 (27.62%) UNIX
3 11 (10.48%) Windows
4 9 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (0.95%) Fedora
6 1 (0.95%) SUSE
6 1 (0.95%) Debian
6 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (76.19%) DevOps
2 74 (70.48%) Configuration Management
3 63 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (41.90%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (21.90%) TDD
6 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (10.48%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.48%) Automated Testing
9 8 (7.62%) Software Delivery
9 8 (7.62%) Kanban
10 7 (6.67%) Security Testing
10 7 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.71%) Network Design
11 6 (5.71%) Performance Testing
11 6 (5.71%) Service Management
12 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.81%) Release Management
13 4 (3.81%) Data Management
13 4 (3.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 77 (73.33%) Python
2 63 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 59 (56.19%) Ruby
4 33 (31.43%) SQL
5 31 (29.52%) Java
6 25 (23.81%) PHP
7 17 (16.19%) Shell Script
8 13 (12.38%) Perl
9 10 (9.52%) C
10 7 (6.67%) C++
11 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.95%) VB
13 1 (0.95%) C#
13 1 (0.95%) Groovy
13 1 (0.95%) Scala
13 1 (0.95%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.57%) KVM
2 9 (8.57%) QEMU
3 8 (7.62%) Xen
4 2 (1.90%) Docker
5 1 (0.95%) vSphere
5 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 98 (93.33%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (28.57%) Ansible
3 20 (19.05%) Cobbler
4 17 (16.19%) Tivoli
5 15 (14.29%) Salt
6 14 (13.33%) Graphite
7 10 (9.52%) CFEngine
7 10 (9.52%) Nagios
8 7 (6.67%) HAProxy
9 4 (3.81%) Opsview
9 4 (3.81%) Rundeck
10 3 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Oracle
2 16 (15.24%) VMware
3 14 (13.33%) Splunk
4 13 (12.38%) Rackspace
5 11 (10.48%) SaltStack
6 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.67%) Google
8 6 (5.71%) hybris
9 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.81%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.81%) Tealeaf
11 1 (0.95%) Percona
11 1 (0.95%) EnterpriseDB
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