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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 82 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Puppet 12 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.16% 1.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.16% 2.44% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
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£475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
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 £47.50 - £45.00
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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
131 82 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.91% 6.57% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 41 45
Average daily rate £320 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £12.25 £24.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.48% -25.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £20.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

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 4 August 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (48.00%) DevOps
4 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (44.00%) MongoDB
4 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
5 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
5 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (32.00%) Software Delivery
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) Vagrant
7 7 (28.00%) nginx
8 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 6 (24.00%) VMware
8 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (24.00%) JIRA
8 6 (24.00%) OO
8 6 (24.00%) Apache
8 6 (24.00%) Eclipse

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) nginx
3 6 (24.00%) Apache
4 4 (16.00%) Confluence
4 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (12.00%) IIS
5 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (12.00%) Jetty
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (20.00%) Google App Engine
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (4.00%) Route 53
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DHCP
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
1 4 (16.00%) AMQP
2 3 (12.00%) IPsec
2 3 (12.00%) FTP
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (16.00%) Big Data
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (16.00%) MySQL
5 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) Gradle
4 4 (16.00%) Mercurial
4 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.00%) Subversion
4 4 (16.00%) Ant
4 4 (16.00%) JUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) J2EE
1 4 (16.00%) EJB
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) JMS
1 4 (16.00%) Java EE
1 4 (16.00%) JSON
1 4 (16.00%) PHP-FPM
2 3 (12.00%) Servlets
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) CentOS
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) DevOps
3 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (32.00%) Software Delivery
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) OO
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) Open Source
7 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) MapReduce
8 4 (16.00%) User Stories
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
10 2 (8.00%) Workflow
10 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) PHP
2 4 (16.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) Groovy
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Docker
3 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (28.00%) Vagrant
3 4 (16.00%) Ansible
3 4 (16.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Google
5 4 (16.00%) Atlassian
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Intel
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
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