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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 55 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Puppet 48 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.93% 1.90% 2.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 39.67% 31.25% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 14
Average daily rate
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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 £275 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.43% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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
121 64 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.39% 6.09% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 41 64
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £179 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -15.55%

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 5 August 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 109 (92.37%) Opscode Chef
2 98 (83.05%) Linux
3 79 (66.95%) DevOps
4 73 (61.86%) Configuration Management
5 68 (57.63%) Python
6 67 (56.78%) Bash Shell
7 60 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (46.61%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (46.61%) Jenkins
9 51 (43.22%) Ruby
10 38 (32.20%) Java
11 34 (28.81%) MongoDB
12 33 (27.97%) SQL
12 33 (27.97%) UNIX
12 33 (27.97%) Open Source
13 31 (26.27%) Tomcat
13 31 (26.27%) Apache
14 27 (22.88%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
15 26 (22.03%) TDD
15 26 (22.03%) NoSQL
16 25 (21.19%) Ansible
16 25 (21.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 24 (20.34%) Amazon EC2
18 23 (19.49%) Cloud Computing
18 23 (19.49%) Oracle
19 22 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (18.64%) VMware
19 22 (18.64%) Redis
19 22 (18.64%) OpenStack

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 31 (26.27%) Apache
1 31 (26.27%) Tomcat
2 22 (18.64%) OpenStack
3 17 (14.41%) Node.js
4 14 (11.86%) nginx
5 8 (6.78%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.93%) Jetty
6 7 (5.93%) IIS
7 5 (4.24%) JBoss
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.88%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (20.34%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (19.49%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (6.78%) Route 53
4 8 (6.78%) Amazon S3
4 8 (6.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (5.93%) Google App Engine
5 7 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.80%) TCP/IP
2 15 (12.71%) Firewall
3 11 (9.32%) DNS
3 11 (9.32%) Internet
4 8 (6.78%) SSL
4 8 (6.78%) HTTP
5 7 (5.93%) DHCP
5 7 (5.93%) FTP
5 7 (5.93%) IPsec
5 7 (5.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) MongoDB
2 26 (22.03%) NoSQL
3 22 (18.64%) Redis
4 18 (15.25%) MySQL
5 11 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (9.32%) Hadoop
6 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
7 9 (7.63%) SimpleDB
7 9 (7.63%) Couchbase
8 8 (6.78%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.69%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.69%) Riak
11 2 (1.69%) Hypertable
12 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 55 (46.61%) Jenkins
2 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.54%) Subversion
3 3 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.69%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.24%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (44.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (12.71%) Developer
3 12 (10.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.54%) DBA
9 3 (2.54%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.54%) SQL DBA
9 3 (2.54%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.69%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (1.69%) Ruby Developer
11 1 (0.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) Web Services
2 12 (10.17%) Servlets
3 11 (9.32%) LAMP
3 11 (9.32%) Memcached
3 11 (9.32%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (8.47%) .NET
4 10 (8.47%) J2EE
5 7 (5.93%) POSIX
6 4 (3.39%) MCollective
7 3 (2.54%) Java EE
8 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
1 4 (3.39%) Clustering
2 3 (2.54%) Replication
3 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (83.05%) Linux
2 33 (27.97%) UNIX
3 25 (21.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (14.41%) Windows
5 12 (10.17%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) SUSE
6 1 (0.85%) Debian
6 1 (0.85%) Fedora
6 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (66.95%) DevOps
2 73 (61.86%) Configuration Management
3 60 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (46.61%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (27.97%) Open Source
6 26 (22.03%) TDD
7 14 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (10.17%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.32%) Automated Testing
9 11 (9.32%) Data Management
9 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.47%) Software Delivery
11 9 (7.63%) Scrum
12 8 (6.78%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.78%) Kanban
13 7 (5.93%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.93%) Performance Testing
13 7 (5.93%) Security Testing
13 7 (5.93%) Network Design
13 7 (5.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (57.63%) Python
2 67 (56.78%) Bash Shell
3 51 (43.22%) Ruby
4 38 (32.20%) Java
5 33 (27.97%) SQL
6 19 (16.10%) Shell Script
7 16 (13.56%) PHP
8 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.78%) Perl
10 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.69%) C
12 1 (0.85%) C#
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) VB
12 1 (0.85%) Scala
12 1 (0.85%) Groovy
12 1 (0.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.32%) vCloud
3 10 (8.47%) QEMU
3 10 (8.47%) KVM
4 8 (6.78%) Xen
5 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.69%) Docker
7 1 (0.85%) XenServer
7 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 109 (92.37%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (21.19%) Ansible
3 20 (16.95%) Cobbler
4 19 (16.10%) Tivoli
5 13 (11.02%) Salt
5 13 (11.02%) Graphite
6 11 (9.32%) Rundeck
6 11 (9.32%) Opsview
7 7 (5.93%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.54%) SCCM
9 2 (1.69%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (19.49%) Oracle
2 22 (18.64%) VMware
3 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
4 13 (11.02%) Splunk
5 11 (9.32%) Tealeaf
5 11 (9.32%) Riverbed
6 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
7 9 (7.63%) Rackspace
8 7 (5.93%) hybris
8 7 (5.93%) Google
9 3 (2.54%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.69%) F5
10 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.69%) Juniper
10 2 (1.69%) Cisco
11 1 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
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