The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
North West / Manchester
Rank 42 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 50 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.63% 1.46% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 39.37% 20.14% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 8
Median daily rate £400 £325 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
127 139 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.22% 7.24% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 62 48
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £281 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £432 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £24.25 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.08% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £415 - 3
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 87 (79.09%) Linux
2 80 (72.73%) DevOps
3 64 (58.18%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (58.18%) Jenkins
4 61 (55.45%) Amazon AWS
5 56 (50.91%) Python
6 45 (40.91%) Ansible
7 43 (39.09%) Red Hat
8 38 (34.55%) Configuration Management
9 36 (32.73%) Ruby
10 35 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (31.82%) Bash Shell
10 35 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (30.91%) Git (software)
11 34 (30.91%) Java
12 32 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (29.09%) Docker
13 30 (27.27%) Unix
14 29 (26.36%) VMware
15 27 (24.55%) CentOS
16 25 (22.73%) OpenStack
17 17 (15.45%) Kibana
18 15 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (13.64%) Perl
18 15 (13.64%) Shell Script
18 15 (13.64%) Nagios
19 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
20 13 (11.82%) Splunk
20 13 (11.82%) Redis
21 12 (10.91%) ELK Stack

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (22.73%) OpenStack
2 10 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (8.18%) CloudStack
4 8 (7.27%) Apache
4 8 (7.27%) Drupal
5 7 (6.36%) nginx
5 7 (6.36%) SAS
6 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.73%) Confluence
7 3 (2.73%) Jetty
7 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.82%) IIS
8 2 (1.82%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (55.45%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.27%) GitHub
4 7 (6.36%) Google Analytics
5 6 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (4.55%) Heroku
7 4 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (2.73%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.73%) CloudFront
8 3 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.82%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.91%) IaaS
10 1 (0.91%) PaaS
10 1 (0.91%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.00%) DHCP
2 11 (10.00%) DNS
3 9 (8.18%) Firewall
3 9 (8.18%) SSL
4 8 (7.27%) HTTP
4 8 (7.27%) HTTPS
5 7 (6.36%) iSCSI
6 5 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (4.55%) IMAP
6 5 (4.55%) MRTG
6 5 (4.55%) SMTP
7 3 (2.73%) LDAP
7 3 (2.73%) Network Security
8 2 (1.82%) FTP
8 2 (1.82%) IPsec
8 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.91%) SAN
9 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) Redis
2 11 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.27%) Big Data
3 8 (7.27%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.55%) MySQL
6 4 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 64 (58.18%) Jenkins
2 34 (30.91%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.91%) Subversion
4 10 (9.09%) Travis CI
5 8 (7.27%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.27%) JMeter
6 7 (6.36%) Bitbucket
6 7 (6.36%) GoCD
6 7 (6.36%) Vagrant
7 6 (5.45%) TestNG
8 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.64%) Hudson
9 3 (2.73%) JIRA
10 2 (1.82%) Gradle
10 2 (1.82%) Maven
10 2 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.91%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.91%) Selenium
11 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Advertising
3 1 (0.91%) Electronics
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (49.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (12.73%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (11.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 10 (9.09%) Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Administrator
5 8 (7.27%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.36%) DevOps Specialist
6 7 (6.36%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (6.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.36%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Consultant
7 6 (5.45%) Linux Specialist
8 4 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Drupal Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) ELK Stack
2 7 (6.36%) Hibernate
2 7 (6.36%) Spring
2 7 (6.36%) Web Services
3 4 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.73%) .NET
4 3 (2.73%) Kafka
4 3 (2.73%) Servlets
5 2 (1.82%) J2EE
5 2 (1.82%) Node.js
5 2 (1.82%) REST
5 2 (1.82%) RESTful
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.91%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.73%) PKI
2 3 (2.73%) User Experience
3 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.91%) BBC
4 1 (0.91%) BYOD
4 1 (0.91%) Clustering
4 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) Statistics
4 1 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 87 (79.09%) Linux
2 32 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (27.27%) Unix
4 27 (24.55%) CentOS
5 12 (10.91%) Ubuntu
6 11 (10.00%) Debian
7 8 (7.27%) Fedora
8 4 (3.64%) Windows
9 1 (0.91%) AIX
9 1 (0.91%) Android
9 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.91%) Solaris
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (72.73%) DevOps
2 38 (34.55%) Configuration Management
3 35 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (10.91%) Analytics
4 12 (10.91%) Open Source
5 10 (9.09%) Kanban
6 9 (8.18%) BDD
7 8 (7.27%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.36%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (4.55%) Service Management
10 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 4 (3.64%) ITIL
11 4 (3.64%) Video Analytics
11 4 (3.64%) Virtual Environments
12 3 (2.73%) Continuous Deployment
12 3 (2.73%) Security Hardening
12 3 (2.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.91%) Python
2 36 (32.73%) Ruby
3 35 (31.82%) Bash Shell
4 34 (30.91%) Java
5 15 (13.64%) Perl
5 15 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.09%) PHP
7 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.36%) SQL
9 6 (5.45%) Korn
10 5 (4.55%) C
10 5 (4.55%) C++
11 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.82%) Groovy
13 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) RHCE
4 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.91%) CISSP
4 1 (0.91%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.91%) SANS
4 1 (0.91%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (29.09%) Docker
2 15 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.00%) vSphere
4 8 (7.27%) Xen
5 7 (6.36%) KVM
5 7 (6.36%) XenServer
6 5 (4.55%) Dovecot
6 5 (4.55%) iptables
6 5 (4.55%) Sendmail
6 5 (4.55%) Squid
7 3 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.91%) Ceph
9 1 (0.91%) HDFS
9 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.91%) NFS
9 1 (0.91%) Varnish
9 1 (0.91%) vCloud
9 1 (0.91%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (58.18%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (40.91%) Ansible
3 17 (15.45%) Kibana
4 15 (13.64%) Nagios
5 9 (8.18%) Ganglia
5 9 (8.18%) logstash
6 7 (6.36%) Cobbler
6 7 (6.36%) Graphite
6 7 (6.36%) Riemann
7 5 (4.55%) Cacti
7 5 (4.55%) HAProxy
7 5 (4.55%) OpenNebula
8 4 (3.64%) Packer
9 3 (2.73%) Mesos
9 3 (2.73%) Terraform
10 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.82%) Salt
10 2 (1.82%) SELinux
10 2 (1.82%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.91%) yum
Vendors
1 43 (39.09%) Red Hat
2 29 (26.36%) VMware
3 13 (11.82%) Splunk
4 11 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 10 (9.09%) Google
6 6 (5.45%) SaltStack
7 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle
9 3 (2.73%) New Relic
9 3 (2.73%) RightScale
10 1 (0.91%) Apple
10 1 (0.91%) Cisco
10 1 (0.91%) HP
10 1 (0.91%) IBM
10 1 (0.91%) Intel
10 1 (0.91%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.91%) SAP
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