The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 71 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.41% 1.35% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.67% 17.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
75 78 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.12% 7.51% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 24
Average daily rate £323 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £395 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.08% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £25.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.75 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%
Puppet
North West

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
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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
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (88.24%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
4 10 (58.82%) Python
4 10 (58.82%) Perl
5 9 (52.94%) PHP
5 9 (52.94%) Scala
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (35.29%) Ansible
8 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
9 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (29.41%) vCloud
9 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
10 3 (17.65%) Ruby
10 3 (17.65%) Java
11 2 (11.76%) Web Services
12 1 (5.88%) Migration
12 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
12 1 (5.88%) TDD
12 1 (5.88%) SQL
12 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
12 1 (5.88%) C#
12 1 (5.88%) C++
12 1 (5.88%) JSON
12 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
1 10 (58.82%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
2 9 (52.94%) Scala
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (88.24%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (35.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
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