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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 46 86 95
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +9
Contract jobs citing Puppet 55 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.34% 0.92% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.61% 11.32% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 5
Median daily rate £440 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -
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
174 159 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.58% 8.10% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 73 48
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -18.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 - 7 £500 - 3
Salford -5 1 £548 +36.87%
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 80 (76.92%) Linux
2 71 (68.27%) DevOps
3 55 (52.88%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (50.96%) Jenkins
5 48 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
6 45 (43.27%) Python
7 36 (34.62%) Ansible
8 33 (31.73%) Red Hat
9 32 (30.77%) Bash Shell
10 30 (28.85%) Configuration Management
11 29 (27.88%) Ruby
12 28 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (25.96%) Unix
14 26 (25.00%) VMware
14 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 24 (23.08%) Java
16 22 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (21.15%) Docker
17 20 (19.23%) CentOS
18 18 (17.31%) OpenStack
18 18 (17.31%) Perl
19 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
20 13 (12.50%) Open Source
21 12 (11.54%) Splunk
21 12 (11.54%) Redis
21 12 (11.54%) Analytics
21 12 (11.54%) Shell Script
22 11 (10.58%) ELK Stack
22 11 (10.58%) Ubuntu

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 18 (17.31%) OpenStack
2 9 (8.65%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.69%) Apache
3 8 (7.69%) Drupal
4 7 (6.73%) CloudStack
4 7 (6.73%) SAS
5 6 (5.77%) nginx
6 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.88%) Confluence
8 2 (1.92%) Jetty
9 1 (0.96%) IIS
9 1 (0.96%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 48 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.69%) GitHub
3 7 (6.73%) Google Analytics
4 5 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.88%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.88%) CloudFront
6 3 (2.88%) Heroku
7 1 (0.96%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.96%) PaaS
7 1 (0.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) DHCP
1 10 (9.62%) DNS
2 8 (7.69%) Firewall
3 7 (6.73%) HTTP
3 7 (6.73%) iSCSI
3 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.81%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (4.81%) IMAP
4 5 (4.81%) MRTG
4 5 (4.81%) SMTP
5 3 (2.88%) LDAP
5 3 (2.88%) Network Security
6 2 (1.92%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.92%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.92%) SSL
7 1 (0.96%) FTP
7 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.96%) IPsec
7 1 (0.96%) SAN
7 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) Redis
2 10 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.73%) Big Data
4 7 (6.73%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.77%) MySQL
6 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (50.96%) Jenkins
2 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.69%) JMeter
4 7 (6.73%) Bitbucket
5 6 (5.77%) TestNG
5 6 (5.77%) Vagrant
6 4 (3.85%) Hudson
6 4 (3.85%) Subversion
7 3 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.88%) JIRA
8 2 (1.92%) Gradle
8 2 (1.92%) Maven
9 1 (0.96%) Ant
9 1 (0.96%) GitLab
9 1 (0.96%) MSI
9 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.96%) Selenium
9 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.96%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (40.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (13.46%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (10.58%) Administrator
5 10 (9.62%) Developer
5 10 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.65%) Consultant
6 9 (8.65%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (8.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.73%) DevOps Specialist
8 7 (6.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Linux Specialist
10 5 (4.81%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (4.81%) DevOps Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Drupal Consultant
12 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 3 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) ELK Stack
2 7 (6.73%) Hibernate
2 7 (6.73%) Spring
2 7 (6.73%) Web Services
3 4 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.88%) MCollective
5 2 (1.92%) .NET
5 2 (1.92%) REST
5 2 (1.92%) RESTful
5 2 (1.92%) Servlets
6 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.96%) J2EE
6 1 (0.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.88%) PKI
3 3 (2.88%) User Experience
4 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) BBC
5 1 (0.96%) BYOD
5 1 (0.96%) Clustering
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) Statistics
5 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 80 (76.92%) Linux
2 27 (25.96%) Unix
3 22 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (19.23%) CentOS
5 11 (10.58%) Ubuntu
6 10 (9.62%) Debian
7 4 (3.85%) Windows
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.96%) AIX
9 1 (0.96%) Android
9 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.96%) Fedora
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (68.27%) DevOps
2 30 (28.85%) Configuration Management
3 28 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.50%) Open Source
6 12 (11.54%) Analytics
7 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.62%) Kanban
8 9 (8.65%) BDD
9 7 (6.73%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.77%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.81%) Service Management
11 5 (4.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (3.85%) ITIL
12 4 (3.85%) Video Analytics
12 4 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
13 3 (2.88%) Continuous Deployment
13 3 (2.88%) Security Hardening
13 3 (2.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.27%) Python
2 32 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 29 (27.88%) Ruby
4 24 (23.08%) Java
5 18 (17.31%) Perl
6 12 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 10 (9.62%) PHP
8 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.81%) C
9 5 (4.81%) C++
9 5 (4.81%) Korn
9 5 (4.81%) SQL
10 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.92%) Groovy
12 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.92%) RHCE
5 1 (0.96%) CISSP
5 1 (0.96%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.96%) SANS
5 1 (0.96%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (21.15%) Docker
2 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.65%) vSphere
4 7 (6.73%) KVM
5 6 (5.77%) Xen
6 5 (4.81%) Dovecot
6 5 (4.81%) iptables
6 5 (4.81%) Sendmail
6 5 (4.81%) Squid
6 5 (4.81%) XenServer
7 4 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.96%) Ceph
9 1 (0.96%) HDFS
9 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.96%) NFS
9 1 (0.96%) Varnish
9 1 (0.96%) vCloud
9 1 (0.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 55 (52.88%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (34.62%) Ansible
3 8 (7.69%) Kibana
4 7 (6.73%) logstash
4 7 (6.73%) Nagios
5 5 (4.81%) Cacti
5 5 (4.81%) Cobbler
5 5 (4.81%) HAProxy
5 5 (4.81%) OpenNebula
6 4 (3.85%) Mesos
7 3 (2.88%) Packer
7 3 (2.88%) Salt
8 2 (1.92%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.92%) SELinux
8 2 (1.92%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.96%) QRadar
9 1 (0.96%) Terraform
9 1 (0.96%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (31.73%) Red Hat
2 26 (25.00%) VMware
3 12 (11.54%) Splunk
4 11 (10.58%) Atlassian
5 8 (7.69%) Google
6 6 (5.77%) SaltStack
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle
8 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.88%) New Relic
8 3 (2.88%) RightScale
9 1 (0.96%) Apple
9 1 (0.96%) Cisco
9 1 (0.96%) HP
9 1 (0.96%) IBM
9 1 (0.96%) Intel
9 1 (0.96%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.96%) Rackspace
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