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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
North West / Manchester
Rank 41 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 52 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.93% 1.49% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 38.52% 28.42% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 10
Median daily rate £440 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £308 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
135 95 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.20% 5.25% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 47 51
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £284 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.25 £190.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Salford -7 4 £550 +29.41%
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 86 (78.18%) Linux
1 86 (78.18%) DevOps
2 70 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (53.64%) Jenkins
5 57 (51.82%) Python
6 55 (50.00%) Ansible
7 45 (40.91%) Configuration Management
8 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (35.45%) Ruby
9 39 (35.45%) Red Hat
9 39 (35.45%) Java
10 38 (34.55%) Unix
10 38 (34.55%) Docker
11 35 (31.82%) Git (software)
12 34 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (28.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 31 (28.18%) Bash Shell
14 29 (26.36%) VMware
15 24 (21.82%) CentOS
16 22 (20.00%) OpenStack
17 21 (19.09%) Shell Script
18 19 (17.27%) TCP/IP
19 17 (15.45%) Kibana
20 16 (14.55%) SSL
21 15 (13.64%) Open Source
21 15 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
21 15 (13.64%) Travis CI
22 14 (12.73%) Splunk
22 14 (12.73%) Nagios

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 22 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 12 (10.91%) nginx
3 11 (10.00%) Apache
3 11 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.18%) CloudStack
4 9 (8.18%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.36%) Jetty
6 6 (5.45%) Drupal
6 6 (5.45%) IIS
6 6 (5.45%) Mongrel
6 6 (5.45%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.73%) Confluence
7 3 (2.73%) SAS
7 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (7.27%) GitHub
4 8 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (5.45%) Google Analytics
5 6 (5.45%) Google App Engine
6 5 (4.55%) Heroku
7 4 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (2.73%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.73%) CloudFront
8 3 (2.73%) PaaS
9 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.91%) IaaS
9 1 (0.91%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.27%) TCP/IP
2 16 (14.55%) SSL
3 12 (10.91%) DHCP
3 12 (10.91%) DNS
3 12 (10.91%) Firewall
4 10 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 9 (8.18%) HTTP
6 6 (5.45%) FTP
6 6 (5.45%) IPsec
7 4 (3.64%) Network Security
8 3 (2.73%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.73%) LAN
8 3 (2.73%) VoIP
8 3 (2.73%) VPN
8 3 (2.73%) WAN
9 2 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.82%) IMAP
9 2 (1.82%) MRTG
9 2 (1.82%) SMTP
10 1 (0.91%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 11 (10.00%) Redis
2 10 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.18%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.27%) Big Data
5 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.64%) MySQL
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 59 (53.64%) Jenkins
2 35 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.64%) Travis CI
4 14 (12.73%) Subversion
5 9 (8.18%) Vagrant
6 8 (7.27%) GoCD
7 6 (5.45%) Bitbucket
7 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.45%) JMeter
8 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.73%) GitLab
9 3 (2.73%) JIRA
9 3 (2.73%) Maven
9 3 (2.73%) TestNG
10 2 (1.82%) Gradle
10 2 (1.82%) Hudson
10 2 (1.82%) MSI
10 2 (1.82%) Selenium
11 1 (0.91%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Advertising
3 1 (0.91%) Electronics
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (51.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (8.18%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (8.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (6.36%) Administrator
3 7 (6.36%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (5.45%) Consultant
4 6 (5.45%) Developer
4 6 (5.45%) DevOps Specialist
4 6 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (5.45%) Linux Specialist
5 5 (4.55%) Architect
5 5 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 5 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (3.64%) Drupal Consultant
6 4 (3.64%) Technical Architect
7 3 (2.73%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (2.73%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (7.27%) .NET
3 7 (6.36%) Servlets
4 6 (5.45%) J2EE
4 6 (5.45%) Kafka
5 5 (4.55%) Web Services
6 4 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.64%) Spring
7 3 (2.73%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.73%) REST
8 2 (1.82%) Node.js
9 1 (0.91%) Akka
9 1 (0.91%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.91%) RESTful
9 1 (0.91%) Sensu
9 1 (0.91%) spray
9 1 (0.91%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.82%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) Wiki
5 1 (0.91%) BYOD
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (78.18%) Linux
2 38 (34.55%) Unix
3 31 (28.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (21.82%) CentOS
5 13 (11.82%) Windows
6 9 (8.18%) Fedora
6 9 (8.18%) Ubuntu
7 7 (6.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.91%) AIX
8 1 (0.91%) Android
8 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (78.18%) DevOps
2 45 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.64%) Open Source
6 11 (10.00%) Analytics
7 10 (9.09%) ITIL
8 8 (7.27%) Kanban
8 8 (7.27%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.45%) BDD
11 5 (4.55%) JVM Tuning
12 4 (3.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (3.64%) Scrum
12 4 (3.64%) Security Operations
12 4 (3.64%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.64%) Test Automation
13 3 (2.73%) Continuous Deployment
13 3 (2.73%) Patch Management
13 3 (2.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.82%) Python
2 39 (35.45%) Java
2 39 (35.45%) Ruby
3 31 (28.18%) Bash Shell
4 21 (19.09%) Shell Script
5 11 (10.00%) Perl
6 9 (8.18%) PHP
7 8 (7.27%) SQL
8 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.55%) Scala
9 4 (3.64%) C++
9 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.73%) Korn
11 2 (1.82%) C
11 2 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) CISSP
3 3 (2.73%) SANS
3 3 (2.73%) SSCP
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.91%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (34.55%) Docker
2 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.91%) Xen
3 11 (10.00%) vSphere
4 7 (6.36%) XenServer
5 6 (5.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (3.64%) KVM
7 2 (1.82%) Dovecot
7 2 (1.82%) iptables
7 2 (1.82%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.82%) Squid
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.91%) NFS
8 1 (0.91%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.91%) Varnish
8 1 (0.91%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 70 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 55 (50.00%) Ansible
3 17 (15.45%) Kibana
4 14 (12.73%) Nagios
5 10 (9.09%) Ganglia
6 9 (8.18%) Graphite
6 9 (8.18%) logstash
7 8 (7.27%) Riemann
8 7 (6.36%) Cobbler
8 7 (6.36%) Mesos
9 5 (4.55%) Terraform
10 4 (3.64%) Packer
11 3 (2.73%) Kubernetes
11 3 (2.73%) QRadar
12 2 (1.82%) Cacti
12 2 (1.82%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.82%) OpenNebula
12 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.82%) Salt
12 2 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (35.45%) Red Hat
2 29 (26.36%) VMware
3 14 (12.73%) Google
3 14 (12.73%) Splunk
4 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.27%) Atlassian
6 6 (5.45%) SaltStack
7 5 (4.55%) IBM
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle
8 3 (2.73%) Apple
8 3 (2.73%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.73%) New Relic
8 3 (2.73%) RightScale
9 2 (1.82%) HP
10 1 (0.91%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.91%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.91%) SAP