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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.24% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 11.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
43 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.70% 4.19% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 2
Average daily rate £363 £388 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £388 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) Vertica
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Salt
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (60.00%) HDFS
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) AWK
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) AWK
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Salt
2 3 (60.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Vertica