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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 20 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
England / North East
Rank 58 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Puppet 36 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.77% 1.11% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.05% 16.13% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 4
Median daily rate £340 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £745 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 North East region.

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
171 62 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.91% 6.91% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 41 46
Median daily rate £325 £295 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £208 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £593 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.85 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.05% -46.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Tyne and Wear +6 36 £340 -24.44% 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 North East region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 73 (74.49%) Linux
2 62 (63.27%) DevOps
3 57 (58.16%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (40.82%) Configuration Management
5 40 (40.82%) Unix
5 40 (40.82%) Red Hat
6 39 (39.80%) HP
7 38 (38.78%) Java
7 38 (38.78%) Jenkins
8 37 (37.76%) OO
9 35 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (32.65%) Python
10 32 (32.65%) SQL
10 32 (32.65%) Oracle
11 31 (31.63%) AIX
11 31 (31.63%) IBM
12 29 (29.59%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (29.59%) PowerShell
13 26 (26.53%) WebSphere
14 25 (25.51%) Software Packaging
15 24 (24.49%) JIRA
16 23 (23.47%) Confluence
17 22 (22.45%) Siebel
17 22 (22.45%) Informatica
18 21 (21.43%) SSL
18 21 (21.43%) ITIL
19 20 (20.41%) Windows
19 20 (20.41%) JBoss
19 20 (20.41%) WebSphere Application Server

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 26 (26.53%) WebSphere
2 23 (23.47%) Confluence
3 20 (20.41%) JBoss
3 20 (20.41%) WebLogic
3 20 (20.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (10.20%) Apache
4 10 (10.20%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.16%) FileNet
5 8 (8.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (6.12%) IIS
6 6 (6.12%) Jetty
6 6 (6.12%) Mongrel
6 6 (6.12%) nginx
7 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.04%) SAS
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (20.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) GitHub
2 12 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.12%) Google App Engine
3 6 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (6.12%) IaaS
3 6 (6.12%) PaaS
3 6 (6.12%) SaaS
4 5 (5.10%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.04%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (2.04%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.04%) HP Helion
5 2 (2.04%) Linode
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.43%) SSL
2 16 (16.33%) HTTP
3 13 (13.27%) LDAP
3 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (8.16%) Network Security
5 7 (7.14%) DHCP
5 7 (7.14%) DNS
6 6 (6.12%) Firewall
6 6 (6.12%) FTP
6 6 (6.12%) IPsec
7 5 (5.10%) HTTPS
7 5 (5.10%) Internet
7 5 (5.10%) iSCSI
7 5 (5.10%) NAS
7 5 (5.10%) SAN
8 2 (2.04%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (16.33%) MongoDB
3 13 (13.27%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
5 11 (11.22%) MySQL
6 8 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
6 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.06%) Neo4j
9 2 (2.04%) DataStage
9 2 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 38 (38.78%) Jenkins
2 24 (24.49%) JIRA
3 16 (16.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.22%) Travis CI
5 9 (9.18%) Selenium
6 6 (6.12%) Subversion
7 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.08%) Hudson
9 3 (3.06%) Maven
10 2 (2.04%) GitLab
10 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.02%) JBehave
11 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.02%) QADirector
11 1 (1.02%) QARun
11 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (34.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (12.24%) Architect
3 11 (11.22%) Administrator
3 11 (11.22%) Automation Engineer
3 11 (11.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (9.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.16%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (8.16%) WebOps Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.51%) Software Packaging
2 20 (20.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (13.27%) Middleware
4 11 (11.22%) HTML
4 11 (11.22%) REST
5 10 (10.20%) Web Services
6 8 (8.16%) Ajax
6 8 (8.16%) CSS
6 8 (8.16%) CSS3
6 8 (8.16%) Django
6 8 (8.16%) HTML5
6 8 (8.16%) JSON
6 8 (8.16%) SOAP
6 8 (8.16%) Spring
7 6 (6.12%) .NET
7 6 (6.12%) J2EE
7 6 (6.12%) Servlets
8 4 (4.08%) RESTful
9 3 (3.06%) Dropwizard
9 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.22%) Public Cloud
3 8 (8.16%) DataPower
4 7 (7.14%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.08%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.04%) Clustering
6 2 (2.04%) Handset
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (74.49%) Linux
2 40 (40.82%) Unix
3 35 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (31.63%) AIX
5 20 (20.41%) Windows
6 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
7 9 (9.18%) CentOS
8 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.02%) MVS
10 1 (1.02%) VME
10 1 (1.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (63.27%) DevOps
2 53 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (40.82%) Configuration Management
4 37 (37.76%) OO
5 21 (21.43%) ITIL
6 18 (18.37%) Change Control
6 18 (18.37%) Scrum
7 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (14.29%) ITSM
8 14 (14.29%) Open Source
9 13 (13.27%) Workflow
10 11 (11.22%) Kanban
11 9 (9.18%) Microservices
11 9 (9.18%) Web Operations
12 5 (5.10%) Change Management
12 5 (5.10%) CRM
12 5 (5.10%) Data Management
12 5 (5.10%) Software Distribution
12 5 (5.10%) TDD
12 5 (5.10%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.78%) Java
2 32 (32.65%) Python
2 32 (32.65%) SQL
3 29 (29.59%) PowerShell
4 20 (20.41%) Perl
5 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
5 15 (15.31%) Jython
6 14 (14.29%) Ruby
7 8 (8.16%) Scala
8 3 (3.06%) PHP
9 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.02%) C
10 1 (1.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.06%) MCSA
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Docker
2 13 (13.27%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.16%) LXC
3 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.16%) Xen
4 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.06%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (58.16%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (20.41%) Ansible
3 13 (13.27%) BladeLogic
3 13 (13.27%) SCOrch
4 11 (11.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 7 (7.14%) Terraform
5 7 (7.14%) ZABBIX
6 4 (4.08%) Nagios
7 2 (2.04%) OpenNMS
7 2 (2.04%) Packer
7 2 (2.04%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (40.82%) Red Hat
2 39 (39.80%) HP
3 32 (32.65%) Oracle
4 31 (31.63%) IBM
5 22 (22.45%) Informatica
5 22 (22.45%) Siebel
6 20 (20.41%) Axway
7 14 (14.29%) CA
8 13 (13.27%) BMC
8 13 (13.27%) Dell
8 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
8 13 (13.27%) Sun
9 11 (11.22%) Atlassian
10 8 (8.16%) Google
10 8 (8.16%) VMware
11 7 (7.14%) SaltStack
12 4 (4.08%) Rackspace
13 1 (1.02%) RightScale
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