The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 65 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.30% 0.80% -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.35% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate £450 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
62 65 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.72% 10.45% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 38
Average daily rate £297 £311 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £451 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £22.85 £42.50 £25.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.23% +63.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -20 11 £450 +21.62% 4
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Python
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (57.69%) DevOps
4 14 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 14 (53.85%) Open Source
4 14 (53.85%) Ruby
5 13 (50.00%) Java
6 12 (46.15%) MongoDB
7 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
7 10 (38.46%) Confluence
7 10 (38.46%) Selenium
7 10 (38.46%) JIRA
7 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
8 9 (34.62%) VMware
8 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) HTML5
8 9 (34.62%) Scala
8 9 (34.62%) Play Framework
9 8 (30.77%) RESTful
9 8 (30.77%) Django
9 8 (30.77%) Spring
10 7 (26.92%) JSON
10 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
10 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
10 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
10 7 (26.92%) Vagrant
11 6 (23.08%) REST
11 6 (23.08%) Social Media

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (38.46%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Jetty
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) GitHub
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (15.38%) Google App Engine
3 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 5 (19.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) FTP
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MongoDB
2 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 10 (38.46%) JIRA
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 7 (26.92%) Vagrant
4 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.85%) FishEye
General
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Java Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Lead Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Digital Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Web Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
1 9 (34.62%) HTML5
1 9 (34.62%) Play Framework
2 8 (30.77%) Django
2 8 (30.77%) RESTful
2 8 (30.77%) Spring
3 7 (26.92%) JSON
4 6 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE
5 3 (11.54%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) LAMP
6 1 (3.85%) Servlets
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Social Media
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) CentOS
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
3 4 (15.38%) SUSE
4 3 (11.54%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) Fedora
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) DevOps
3 14 (53.85%) Open Source
4 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 6 (23.08%) Microservices
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Web Operations
7 4 (15.38%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Kanban
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
9 2 (7.69%) SOA
9 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.69%) Web Development
10 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Python
2 14 (53.85%) Ruby
3 13 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) Scala
5 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
7 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Docker
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) LXC
3 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) logstash
3 1 (3.85%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Rackspace
3 3 (11.54%) SaltStack
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk