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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 56 52 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Contract jobs citing Puppet 21 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.97% 2.62% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.87% 22.33% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +14.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
62 103 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.82% 11.73% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 42
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £107 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +22.85%
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 29 July 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 21 (53.85%) Python
3 20 (51.28%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (43.59%) Ruby
5 15 (38.46%) nginx
5 15 (38.46%) Splunk
6 14 (35.90%) DevOps
7 13 (33.33%) Ubuntu
8 12 (30.77%) TDD
9 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
9 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
10 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (25.64%) Salt
10 10 (25.64%) Web Services
10 10 (25.64%) C++
10 10 (25.64%) VMware
11 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
11 9 (23.08%) Data Protection
11 9 (23.08%) Redis
12 8 (20.51%) NHS
13 7 (17.95%) PHP
13 7 (17.95%) Apache
13 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
13 7 (17.95%) Service Management
13 7 (17.95%) Node.js
13 7 (17.95%) HAProxy
14 6 (15.38%) Capistrano
14 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (15.38%) PowerShell

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (38.46%) nginx
2 7 (17.95%) Node.js
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Redis
2 5 (12.82%) Riak
2 5 (12.82%) Couchbase
2 5 (12.82%) SimpleDB
2 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 6 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Architect
2 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
6 1 (2.56%) Spring Integration
6 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) NHS
2 5 (12.82%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Open Source
5 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
5 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 6 (15.38%) CentOS
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) DevOps
2 12 (30.77%) TDD
3 9 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
4 7 (17.95%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Workflow
7 4 (10.26%) Validation
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Quality Management
8 3 (7.69%) QMS
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
9 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Data Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) V-Model
9 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.13%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Python
2 17 (43.59%) Ruby
3 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
4 10 (25.64%) C++
5 7 (17.95%) PHP
6 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.26%) Java
7 4 (10.26%) Perl
8 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.13%) SQL
8 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (51.28%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (25.64%) Salt
3 7 (17.95%) HAProxy
4 6 (15.38%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Splunk
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) HP