The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 42 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.23% 0.46% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.78% 8.33% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£383 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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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 Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
36 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.37% 5.50% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 9
Average daily rate £250 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £410 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
1 1 (100.00%) Engine Yard
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
1 1 (100.00%) Engine Yard
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware