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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.75% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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
80 21 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.01% 6.00% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 13 37
Average daily rate £335 £240 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.58% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £148 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £337 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.06% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £11.00 £18.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
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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 - 4 £325 - 3
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) Nagios
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Ganglia
3 4 (57.14%) collectd
3 4 (57.14%) Sensu
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Web Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Sensu
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) collectd
2 4 (57.14%) Nagios
2 4 (57.14%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft