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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 54 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 55 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.07% 1.06% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.41% 12.99% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 5
Median daily rate £425 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £362 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £51.72 -
% change year-on-year
-37.15% -
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
187 154 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.43% 8.17% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 86 37
Median daily rate £410 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Median hourly rate £20.73 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.26% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.50 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £25.00 £38.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 4 £425 - 3
Salford - 2 £486 - 1
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 64 (70.33%) Linux
2 56 (61.54%) DevOps
3 41 (45.05%) Jenkins
4 37 (40.66%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (31.87%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (31.87%) Python
6 27 (29.67%) Red Hat
7 24 (26.37%) Java
7 24 (26.37%) Ansible
8 23 (25.27%) Unix
9 21 (23.08%) Configuration Management
10 20 (21.98%) Perl
11 19 (20.88%) VMware
11 19 (20.88%) Bash Shell
11 19 (20.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
12 16 (17.58%) Ruby
12 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (16.48%) Open Source
13 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (15.38%) CentOS
14 14 (15.38%) Nagios
15 13 (14.29%) Ubuntu
16 12 (13.19%) Docker
16 12 (13.19%) OpenStack
17 11 (12.09%) Splunk
17 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
18 10 (10.99%) PHP
18 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce

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 12 (13.19%) OpenStack
2 10 (10.99%) Apache
3 7 (7.69%) SAS
4 6 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.49%) Drupal
6 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.20%) Confluence
8 2 (2.20%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.20%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.20%) JBoss
8 2 (2.20%) Liferay
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.10%) Jetty
9 1 (1.10%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.10%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.40%) GitHub
2 4 (4.40%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.30%) Google App Engine
3 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.30%) PaaS
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) HTTP
2 7 (7.69%) DHCP
2 7 (7.69%) DNS
2 7 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 5 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (5.49%) Firewall
3 5 (5.49%) IMAP
3 5 (5.49%) MRTG
3 5 (5.49%) SMTP
3 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.30%) LDAP
4 3 (3.30%) SSL
5 2 (2.20%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.20%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.20%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.10%) FTP
6 1 (1.10%) LAN
6 1 (1.10%) VoIP
6 1 (1.10%) VPN
6 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.89%) Big Data
2 9 (9.89%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.69%) Redis
4 5 (5.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (45.05%) Jenkins
2 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.59%) TestNG
4 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.49%) JMeter
5 4 (4.40%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.40%) Hudson
6 3 (3.30%) JIRA
6 3 (3.30%) Subversion
6 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.30%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.20%) GitLab
7 2 (2.20%) Introscope
7 2 (2.20%) MSI
7 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 15 (16.48%) Administrator
5 14 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (12.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (10.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (9.89%) Consultant
8 9 (9.89%) Developer
9 7 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (7.69%) Java Developer
10 6 (6.59%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Architect
11 5 (5.49%) DevOps Consultant
12 4 (4.40%) DevOps Specialist
12 4 (4.40%) Unix Engineer
13 3 (3.30%) Drupal Consultant
13 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
13 3 (3.30%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 7 (7.69%) Spring
2 6 (6.59%) Web Services
3 5 (5.49%) ELK Stack
4 3 (3.30%) MCollective
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.30%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.30%) XML
5 2 (2.20%) .NET
5 2 (2.20%) Middleware
5 2 (2.20%) REST
5 2 (2.20%) RESTful
6 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.10%) J2EE
6 1 (1.10%) Node.js
6 1 (1.10%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) PKI
3 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.30%) User Experience
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) LPAR
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Wiki
5 1 (1.10%) BBC
5 1 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (70.33%) Linux
2 23 (25.27%) Unix
3 19 (20.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (15.38%) CentOS
5 13 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 9 (9.89%) Debian
7 8 (8.79%) Windows
8 6 (6.59%) Solaris
9 3 (3.30%) AIX
9 3 (3.30%) Fedora
9 3 (3.30%) HPUX
9 3 (3.30%) SUSE
9 3 (3.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) DevOps
2 21 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 19 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.48%) Open Source
6 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.79%) Analytics
8 6 (6.59%) BDD
8 6 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (6.59%) Kanban
9 5 (5.49%) Change Management
9 5 (5.49%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.49%) Service Management
10 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.40%) Security Hardening
10 4 (4.40%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Video Analytics
10 4 (4.40%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) Python
2 24 (26.37%) Java
3 20 (21.98%) Perl
4 19 (20.88%) Bash Shell
5 16 (17.58%) Ruby
6 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.99%) PHP
7 10 (10.99%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.49%) C
8 5 (5.49%) Korn
8 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.40%) C++
10 3 (3.30%) Scala
11 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) RHCE
5 1 (1.10%) CISSP
5 1 (1.10%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.10%) SANS
5 1 (1.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.19%) Docker
3 7 (7.69%) KVM
4 5 (5.49%) Dovecot
4 5 (5.49%) iptables
4 5 (5.49%) Sendmail
4 5 (5.49%) Squid
5 3 (3.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.20%) Firmware
6 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.20%) vSphere
7 1 (1.10%) Ceph
7 1 (1.10%) HDFS
7 1 (1.10%) vCloud
7 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (40.66%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (26.37%) Ansible
3 14 (15.38%) Nagios
4 6 (6.59%) Kibana
5 5 (5.49%) Cacti
5 5 (5.49%) HAProxy
5 5 (5.49%) Mesos
5 5 (5.49%) OpenNebula
5 5 (5.49%) Salt
5 5 (5.49%) yum
6 4 (4.40%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.40%) logstash
7 3 (3.30%) Graylog
7 3 (3.30%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (3.30%) SCCM
8 2 (2.20%) CA Wily
8 2 (2.20%) Ganglia
8 2 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.20%) nmon
8 2 (2.20%) SELinux
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Red Hat
2 19 (20.88%) VMware
3 11 (12.09%) Splunk
4 7 (7.69%) Google
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle
5 6 (6.59%) Atlassian
6 5 (5.49%) HP
6 5 (5.49%) IBM
6 5 (5.49%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.30%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.20%) CA
8 2 (2.20%) Endeca
8 2 (2.20%) Intel
9 1 (1.10%) Apple
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco
9 1 (1.10%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.10%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.10%) RightScale
9 1 (1.10%) Sourcefire
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