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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 45 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 40 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.63% 1.66% -
As % of the Systems Management category 43.01% 19.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
93 84 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.44% 8.71% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 21
Average daily rate £363 £320 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +19.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +54.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 89 (76.72%) DevOps
2 86 (74.14%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (71.55%) Linux
4 82 (70.69%) Ruby
5 77 (66.38%) Python
6 74 (63.79%) Configuration Management
7 52 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (43.97%) Bash Shell
9 44 (37.93%) PHP
10 43 (37.07%) Oracle
11 39 (33.62%) Apache
12 38 (32.76%) Splunk
13 37 (31.90%) MongoDB
14 36 (31.03%) SQL
15 32 (27.59%) Java
16 25 (21.55%) Software Engineering
16 25 (21.55%) Graphite
17 24 (20.69%) UNIX
18 23 (19.83%) Shell Script
19 22 (18.97%) Nagios
19 22 (18.97%) Riak
19 22 (18.97%) Cobbler
20 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (17.24%) Redis
21 20 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (17.24%) SaltStack
21 20 (17.24%) Ansible
21 20 (17.24%) Tivoli
21 20 (17.24%) MySQL
22 19 (16.38%) PostgreSQL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (33.62%) Apache
2 18 (15.52%) OpenStack
3 15 (12.93%) Node.js
4 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.17%) nginx
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (16.38%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon S3
3 7 (6.03%) Route 53
4 1 (0.86%) IaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) LDAP
2 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.17%) Internet
4 5 (4.31%) DNS
4 5 (4.31%) SSL
5 4 (3.45%) DHCP
5 4 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.72%) HTTP
6 2 (1.72%) Firewall
7 1 (0.86%) IPsec
7 1 (0.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.90%) MongoDB
2 22 (18.97%) Riak
3 20 (17.24%) Redis
3 20 (17.24%) MySQL
4 19 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (15.52%) CouchDB
5 18 (15.52%) Hypertable
6 13 (11.21%) NoSQL
7 10 (8.62%) SimpleDB
7 10 (8.62%) Couchbase
8 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
9 7 (6.03%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (15.52%) Fiddler
2 11 (9.48%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.31%) RSpec
5 1 (0.86%) Hudson
5 1 (0.86%) Subversion
5 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (61.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (14.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (7.76%) Analyst
4 7 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.17%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.31%) Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (4.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Deployment Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Administrator
9 2 (1.72%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (1.72%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (1.72%) DBA
9 2 (1.72%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) Web Services
2 6 (5.17%) J2EE
3 5 (4.31%) Hibernate
3 5 (4.31%) Spring
4 4 (3.45%) Spring MVC
5 3 (2.59%) LAMP
6 2 (1.72%) REST
6 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.72%) jQuery
6 2 (1.72%) JPA
6 2 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.72%) JSP
6 2 (1.72%) HTML
6 2 (1.72%) XML
6 2 (1.72%) XSD
6 2 (1.72%) POSIX
7 1 (0.86%) .NET
7 1 (0.86%) Servlets
7 1 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.90%) NHS
4 3 (2.59%) Clustering
4 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.59%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 83 (71.55%) Linux
2 24 (20.69%) UNIX
3 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.17%) Windows
5 5 (4.31%) CentOS
6 3 (2.59%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.86%) SUSE
8 1 (0.86%) Debian
8 1 (0.86%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (76.72%) DevOps
2 74 (63.79%) Configuration Management
3 52 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.55%) Software Engineering
5 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.34%) TDD
7 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.17%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.17%) Scrum
8 6 (5.17%) RUP
8 6 (5.17%) DSDM
9 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.31%) Kanban
9 5 (4.31%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.45%) Security Testing
10 4 (3.45%) SOA
11 3 (2.59%) Network Design
11 3 (2.59%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.59%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (2.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 82 (70.69%) Ruby
2 77 (66.38%) Python
3 51 (43.97%) Bash Shell
4 44 (37.93%) PHP
5 36 (31.03%) SQL
6 32 (27.59%) Java
7 23 (19.83%) Shell Script
8 18 (15.52%) C
9 12 (10.34%) C++
10 11 (9.48%) Perl
11 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Xen
1 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) XenServer
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 86 (74.14%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (21.55%) Graphite
3 22 (18.97%) Nagios
3 22 (18.97%) Cobbler
4 20 (17.24%) Tivoli
4 20 (17.24%) Ansible
5 18 (15.52%) CFEngine
6 13 (11.21%) Salt
7 5 (4.31%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 43 (37.07%) Oracle
2 38 (32.76%) Splunk
3 20 (17.24%) SaltStack
4 11 (9.48%) Rackspace
5 10 (8.62%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.45%) VMware
7 2 (1.72%) Percona
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.86%) Google
8 1 (0.86%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.86%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.86%) hybris
8 1 (0.86%) Tealeaf
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