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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 88 80 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Puppet 8 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.54% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.30% 8.43% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
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£488 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +26.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
127 83 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.32% 6.44% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 37 31
Average daily rate £318 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £18.00 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £25.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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 1 July 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (60.87%) MongoDB
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
5 11 (47.83%) Java
5 11 (47.83%) Oracle
6 10 (43.48%) Windows
6 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
7 9 (39.13%) Vagrant
7 9 (39.13%) SDLC
7 9 (39.13%) Hadoop
7 9 (39.13%) JIRA
7 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
7 9 (39.13%) OO
7 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
7 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
8 8 (34.78%) Open Source
9 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
9 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (30.43%) DevOps
9 7 (30.43%) Apache
9 7 (30.43%) Web Services
10 6 (26.09%) EJB
10 6 (26.09%) Ant
10 6 (26.09%) JUnit
10 6 (26.09%) WebLogic

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
2 6 (26.09%) Confluence
3 5 (21.74%) nginx
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Jetty
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Route 53
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
1 6 (26.09%) AMQP
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MongoDB
2 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
3 9 (39.13%) Hadoop
4 6 (26.09%) Big Data
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Mercurial
2 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Ant
2 6 (26.09%) JUnit
2 6 (26.09%) Gradle
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) JMS
2 6 (26.09%) Java EE
2 6 (26.09%) JSON
2 6 (26.09%) EJB
3 3 (13.04%) PHP-FPM
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (21.74%) CentOS
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
5 9 (39.13%) OO
5 9 (39.13%) SDLC
6 8 (34.78%) Open Source
7 7 (30.43%) DevOps
7 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
8 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
8 6 (26.09%) MapReduce
8 6 (26.09%) User Stories
8 6 (26.09%) TDD
9 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
9 3 (13.04%) Time Management
9 3 (13.04%) Workflow
9 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
10 1 (4.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) PHP
2 4 (17.39%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) VirtualBox
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Vagrant
2 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (17.39%) Nagios
4 3 (13.04%) Ansible
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM
5 1 (4.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) Intel
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) Percona
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