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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 77 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 28 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.54% 0.85% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.93% 16.44% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 4
Average daily rate £353 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
108 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.93% 5.15% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 55
Average daily rate £350 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £226 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £511 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.27% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £14.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% +2.38%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford - 2 £425 -
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 42 (87.50%) DevOps
2 40 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (81.25%) Linux
4 28 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 27 (56.25%) Python
6 25 (52.08%) Bash Shell
7 22 (45.83%) Ruby
8 21 (43.75%) Configuration Management
9 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (39.58%) Unix
9 19 (39.58%) Java
10 18 (37.50%) Shell Script
10 18 (37.50%) Ansible
11 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (29.17%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (27.08%) Cobbler
13 13 (27.08%) VMware
13 13 (27.08%) Perl
14 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
14 12 (25.00%) OpenStack
14 12 (25.00%) Docker
15 11 (22.92%) HTTP
15 11 (22.92%) Windows
16 10 (20.83%) DNS
16 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (18.75%) Scrum
17 9 (18.75%) DSDM
17 9 (18.75%) RUP
17 9 (18.75%) Tivoli

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.58%) nginx
3 6 (12.50%) CloudStack
4 5 (10.42%) IIS
4 5 (10.42%) Jetty
4 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.33%) Apache
6 3 (6.25%) SAS
7 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (29.17%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (14.58%) Google App Engine
3 7 (14.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
6 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) HTTP
2 10 (20.83%) DNS
3 8 (16.67%) DHCP
4 5 (10.42%) FTP
4 5 (10.42%) IPsec
4 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.33%) MRTG
6 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (6.25%) IMAP
6 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.25%) LDAP
6 3 (6.25%) SMTP
7 2 (4.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.08%) Redis
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.50%) Maven
3 5 (10.42%) Gradle
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.17%) Ant
5 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.25%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Unix Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Unix Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Unix Support
8 1 (2.08%) Support Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) J2EE
1 5 (10.42%) Servlets
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Clustering
1 2 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (81.25%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Unix
3 11 (22.92%) Windows
4 5 (10.42%) CentOS
5 4 (8.33%) Debian
5 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.25%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (87.50%) DevOps
2 21 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.75%) DSDM
5 9 (18.75%) RUP
5 9 (18.75%) Scrum
6 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.42%) High Availability
6 5 (10.42%) Open Source
6 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
6 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.17%) Kernel Tuning
8 2 (4.17%) Security Hardening
8 2 (4.17%) Server Building
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.17%) Web Operations
9 1 (2.08%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) Python
2 25 (52.08%) Bash Shell
3 22 (45.83%) Ruby
4 19 (39.58%) Java
5 18 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 13 (27.08%) Perl
7 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 7 (14.58%) PHP
8 7 (14.58%) SQL
9 4 (8.33%) C
9 4 (8.33%) C++
9 4 (8.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Docker
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.67%) vSphere
4 6 (12.50%) Xen
4 6 (12.50%) XenServer
5 4 (8.33%) KVM
6 3 (6.25%) Dovecot
6 3 (6.25%) iptables
6 3 (6.25%) Sendmail
6 3 (6.25%) Squid
7 2 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (37.50%) Ansible
3 13 (27.08%) Cobbler
4 9 (18.75%) Tivoli
5 5 (10.42%) OpenNebula
6 4 (8.33%) Cacti
6 4 (8.33%) Nagios
7 3 (6.25%) HAProxy
8 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
8 2 (4.17%) Packer
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) VMware
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.58%) Google
4 6 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) Veritas
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Intel
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) New Relic
6 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago