The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Leeds region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 68 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 17 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 1.66% -
As % of the Systems Management category 16.35% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 0
Average daily rate £320 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Systems Management Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
104 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.87% 8.28% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 58
Average daily rate £300 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
Puppet
West Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (65.63%) Python
2 20 (62.50%) Linux
3 17 (53.13%) Ruby
3 17 (53.13%) nginx
3 17 (53.13%) Splunk
4 14 (43.75%) Ubuntu
5 10 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (31.25%) NHS
6 9 (28.13%) Service Management
6 9 (28.13%) PHP
6 9 (28.13%) .NET
6 9 (28.13%) Node.js
7 8 (25.00%) CentOS
7 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (25.00%) Apache
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
7 8 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (21.88%) Firewall
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco
9 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
9 6 (18.75%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) Java
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 6 (18.75%) Workflow
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
9 6 (18.75%) PowerShell

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (53.13%) nginx
2 9 (28.13%) Node.js
3 8 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) LiveCycle
5 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Redis
1 4 (12.50%) Riak
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Architect
1 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
1 6 (18.75%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 6 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (15.63%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 3 (9.38%) YAML
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) NHS
2 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
4 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Ubuntu
3 8 (25.00%) CentOS
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Service Management
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Workflow
3 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.50%) Validation
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 4 (12.50%) QMS
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) DSDM
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) V-Model
6 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Python
2 17 (53.13%) Ruby
3 9 (28.13%) PHP
4 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (18.75%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.38%) C++
9 2 (6.25%) C#
9 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (6.25%) R
10 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) XenServer
1 1 (3.13%) Xen
1 1 (3.13%) Varnish
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.75%) Capistrano
2 6 (18.75%) HAProxy
3 4 (12.50%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Splunk
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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