The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 31 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Puppet 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.64% 0.25% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.58% 2.50% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +9.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
38 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.52% 10.05% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 3
Median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +11.68%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Merseyside region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Liverpool - 5 £385 -
Wirral - 5 £325 -
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) MySQL
3 9 (60.00%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Apache
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) PHP
5 7 (46.67%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (46.67%) IIS
5 7 (46.67%) PMI
5 7 (46.67%) PMI Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 7 (46.67%) Security Management
5 7 (46.67%) LAMP
5 7 (46.67%) Brocade
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (46.67%) Capacity Management
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (40.00%) Ruby
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) Internet
6 6 (40.00%) Python
6 6 (40.00%) SAS
7 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle
7 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
7 5 (33.33%) Jenkins

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 9 (60.00%) Apache
2 7 (46.67%) IIS
3 6 (40.00%) SAS
4 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (26.67%) JBoss
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) Confluence
7 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (20.00%) GitHub
2 3 (20.00%) Route 53
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) SSL
4 3 (20.00%) OpenVPN
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) IMAP
5 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) MRTG
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) SMTP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (20.00%) DataStax
4 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) GitLab
3 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) RSpec
4 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Web Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Web Hosting Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Architect
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) LAMP
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (26.67%) JSP
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.67%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Capacity Management
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
1 7 (46.67%) Security Management
2 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 5 (33.33%) Scala
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.67%) C
7 1 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (6.67%) Korn
7 1 (6.67%) Perl
7 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCITP
2 4 (26.67%) MCTS
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) RHCE
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) UAG
2 3 (20.00%) Squid
3 1 (6.67%) Dovecot
3 1 (6.67%) iptables
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (20.00%) Nessus
2 3 (20.00%) Oozie
2 3 (20.00%) Rundeck
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Cacti
3 1 (6.67%) Capistrano
3 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) OpenNebula
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (46.67%) Brocade
3 5 (33.33%) Hortonworks
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Endeca
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) AppDynamics
5 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (20.00%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Qualys
6 2 (13.33%) VMware