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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 85 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing Puppet 17 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 0.23% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.41% 3.95% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
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£475 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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
149 76 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.94% 5.81% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 36
Average daily rate £325 £323 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £177 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% -31.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £17.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (62.96%) DevOps
4 15 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 13 (48.15%) Java
6 12 (44.44%) Tomcat
6 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (40.74%) nginx
7 11 (40.74%) VMware
7 11 (40.74%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) Google
8 9 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (33.33%) Google App Engine
8 9 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (33.33%) Software Delivery
9 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.93%) Apache
10 7 (25.93%) .NET
10 7 (25.93%) J2EE
10 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
10 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
10 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (22.22%) Ansible
11 6 (22.22%) Jetty
11 6 (22.22%) IIS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 11 (40.74%) nginx
3 7 (25.93%) Apache
4 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 6 (22.22%) Jetty
4 6 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.41%) Confluence
6 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 7 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DHCP
1 6 (22.22%) FTP
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
1 6 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) AMQP
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
1 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Gradle
3 3 (11.11%) Ant
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) J2EE
2 6 (22.22%) Servlets
3 4 (14.81%) PHP-FPM
4 2 (7.41%) EJB
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) JMS
4 2 (7.41%) Java EE
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) CentOS
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.41%) Open Source
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) MapReduce
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
8 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Ruby
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Docker
3 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (22.22%) Ansible
3 4 (14.81%) Nagios
3 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Google
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) Intel
7 2 (7.41%) NetApp
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