The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 88 77 91
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Puppet 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.085% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.66% 1.72% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £415 £360
% change year-on-year
- +15.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +78.57%
Puppet
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
53 58 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.89% 4.96% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 40
Average daily rate £300 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% +23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.94 £23.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +22.10%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Manchester region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) CA Wily
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Introscope
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 2 (40.00%) FatWire
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Introscope
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Scala
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA Wily
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) FatWire
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) CA
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) RightScale