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 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 75 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 16 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.05% 0.57% -
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 7.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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
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
80 90 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.23% 7.38% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 17
Average daily rate £450 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +8.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 16
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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 - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (61.90%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) Java
5 11 (52.38%) MongoDB
6 10 (47.62%) Open Source
6 10 (47.62%) DevOps
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle
6 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (42.86%) Scrum
7 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 9 (42.86%) OO
7 9 (42.86%) Eclipse
7 9 (42.86%) Hadoop
7 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 9 (42.86%) JIRA
8 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (33.33%) Vagrant
8 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (33.33%) Python
9 6 (28.57%) EJB
9 6 (28.57%) Ant
9 6 (28.57%) JUnit
9 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
9 6 (28.57%) TDD
9 6 (28.57%) Internet

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 6 (28.57%) Confluence
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (14.29%) nginx
4 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (4.76%) CMS
5 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.76%) Jetty
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Route 53
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
1 6 (28.57%) AMQP
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) FTP
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MongoDB
2 9 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 6 (28.57%) Big Data
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) MySQL
6 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 6 (28.57%) Ant
2 6 (28.57%) JUnit
2 6 (28.57%) Mercurial
2 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 6 (28.57%) Gradle
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Introscope
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) JMS
2 6 (28.57%) EJB
2 6 (28.57%) Java EE
2 6 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Open Source
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) DevOps
4 9 (42.86%) OO
4 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) User Stories
5 6 (28.57%) MapReduce
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (9.52%) High Availability
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security
8 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (19.05%) Ansible
3 3 (14.29%) Salt
4 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 2 (9.52%) Cacti
5 1 (4.76%) CA Wily
5 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Percona
7 1 (4.76%) RightScale
7 1 (4.76%) FatWire
7 1 (4.76%) CA
7 1 (4.76%) IBM