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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
North West / Merseyside
Rank 32 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.62% 0.63% 1.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.05% 11.11% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £428 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
38 18 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.46% 5.64% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 18
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +55.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 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
Liverpool 0 7 £405 -4.70%
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) Ansible
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (45.45%) GitHub
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (36.36%) Spock
5 4 (36.36%) SonarQube
5 4 (36.36%) Datadog
5 4 (36.36%) Bitbucket
5 4 (36.36%) Gradle
5 4 (36.36%) Artifactory
5 4 (36.36%) JMeter
5 4 (36.36%) Maven
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) nginx
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (27.27%) Docker
7 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform

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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (27.27%) nginx
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Jetty
2 2 (18.18%) Mongrel
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) GitHub
3 4 (36.36%) Datadog
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (18.18%) Google App Engine
5 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) IPsec
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Artifactory
2 4 (36.36%) Bitbucket
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Gradle
2 4 (36.36%) JMeter
2 4 (36.36%) Maven
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SonarQube
2 4 (36.36%) Spock
3 2 (18.18%) Travis CI
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) SANS
2 1 (9.09%) SSCP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) QRadar
3 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk