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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 27 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 75 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.14% 1.92% -
As % of the Systems Management category 50.34% 30.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 54 14 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
149 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.20% 6.37% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 35 27
Average daily rate £363 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 82 (70.09%) Linux
2 78 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (64.96%) DevOps
4 64 (54.70%) Configuration Management
4 64 (54.70%) Ruby
5 56 (47.86%) Python
6 43 (36.75%) Splunk
7 39 (33.33%) PHP
8 36 (30.77%) Oracle
8 36 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (29.91%) Bash Shell
10 30 (25.64%) MongoDB
11 29 (24.79%) Java
11 29 (24.79%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (23.93%) SQL
12 28 (23.93%) Apache
13 27 (23.08%) Nagios
14 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
15 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
15 20 (17.09%) Graphite
16 18 (15.38%) Redis
16 18 (15.38%) Red Hat
17 17 (14.53%) SC Cleared
17 17 (14.53%) Riak
17 17 (14.53%) Node.js
18 16 (13.68%) Shell Script
18 16 (13.68%) UNIX
19 15 (12.82%) LDAP
19 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (12.82%) SaltStack

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (23.93%) Apache
2 17 (14.53%) Node.js
3 11 (9.40%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.13%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.40%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.13%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.13%) Route 53
4 1 (0.85%) IaaS
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) LDAP
2 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.13%) DNS
4 5 (4.27%) SSL
5 4 (3.42%) DHCP
5 4 (3.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (0.85%) Firewall
7 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.64%) MongoDB
2 29 (24.79%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (15.38%) Redis
4 17 (14.53%) Riak
5 14 (11.97%) MySQL
6 13 (11.11%) CouchDB
6 13 (11.11%) Hypertable
7 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
8 9 (7.69%) SimpleDB
8 9 (7.69%) Couchbase
9 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database
10 6 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Fiddler
2 9 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.84%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.27%) RSpec
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (43.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (9.40%) Analyst
3 10 (8.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Architect
6 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Developer
9 4 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Deployment Analyst
10 3 (2.56%) Technical Support
10 3 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
11 2 (1.71%) Head of Operations
11 2 (1.71%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) Web Services
2 5 (4.27%) J2EE
2 5 (4.27%) Hibernate
2 5 (4.27%) Spring
3 4 (3.42%) Spring MVC
4 3 (2.56%) LAMP
5 2 (1.71%) HTML
5 2 (1.71%) JSP
5 2 (1.71%) XML
5 2 (1.71%) XSD
5 2 (1.71%) POSIX
5 2 (1.71%) jQuery
5 2 (1.71%) JPA
5 2 (1.71%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.71%) REST
5 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.85%) Java EE
6 1 (0.85%) Memcached
6 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.40%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.69%) NHS
4 4 (3.42%) User Experience
5 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 82 (70.09%) Linux
2 16 (13.68%) UNIX
3 14 (11.97%) CentOS
4 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.13%) Windows
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (64.96%) DevOps
2 64 (54.70%) Configuration Management
3 36 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
5 13 (11.11%) TDD
5 13 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.26%) Incident Management
7 11 (9.40%) Workflow
7 11 (9.40%) Service Management
8 7 (5.98%) Data Protection
9 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.27%) Kanban
10 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.27%) Test Automation
11 4 (3.42%) Security Testing
11 4 (3.42%) SOA
11 4 (3.42%) RUP
11 4 (3.42%) DSDM
11 4 (3.42%) Scrum
12 3 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.70%) Ruby
2 56 (47.86%) Python
3 39 (33.33%) PHP
4 35 (29.91%) Bash Shell
5 29 (24.79%) Java
6 28 (23.93%) SQL
7 16 (13.68%) Shell Script
8 13 (11.11%) C
8 13 (11.11%) C++
9 7 (5.98%) Perl
10 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 78 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (23.08%) Nagios
3 20 (17.09%) Graphite
4 13 (11.11%) Tivoli
4 13 (11.11%) Ansible
4 13 (11.11%) CFEngine
4 13 (11.11%) Cobbler
5 11 (9.40%) Salt
6 6 (5.13%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.85%) Opsview
Vendors
1 43 (36.75%) Splunk
2 36 (30.77%) Oracle
3 18 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 15 (12.82%) SaltStack
5 10 (8.55%) VMware
6 5 (4.27%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.71%) Percona
8 1 (0.85%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.85%) Tealeaf