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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 41 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 38 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.14% 0.19% -
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 0
Average daily rate
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£445 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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
114 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.43% 8.60% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 9
Average daily rate £335 £350 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +38.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £410 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 7
Average hourly rate £28.75 £16.08 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.79% +46.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 - 36 £445 - 3
Durham - 1 £320 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 42 (80.77%) Linux
1 42 (80.77%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (73.08%) Open Source
3 36 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 35 (67.31%) Java
5 34 (65.38%) Python
5 34 (65.38%) Ruby
6 31 (59.62%) MongoDB
7 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (48.08%) HTML
9 24 (46.15%) NoSQL
9 24 (46.15%) Scala
9 24 (46.15%) Django
10 23 (44.23%) Selenium
10 23 (44.23%) Spring
10 23 (44.23%) JSON
10 23 (44.23%) JIRA
10 23 (44.23%) RESTful
10 23 (44.23%) Confluence
10 23 (44.23%) HTML5
11 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
12 15 (28.85%) Configuration Management
13 14 (26.92%) VMware
14 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 13 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (25.00%) User Experience
15 12 (23.08%) TDD
16 11 (21.15%) Scrum
16 11 (21.15%) Kanban

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 23 (44.23%) Confluence
2 6 (11.54%) nginx
2 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.62%) IIS
3 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.62%) Jetty
4 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.77%) JBoss
5 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.92%) Node.js
6 1 (1.92%) WordPress
6 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.92%) Drupal
6 1 (1.92%) CMS
6 1 (1.92%) Zope
6 1 (1.92%) Plone
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.62%) Google App Engine
3 5 (9.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) PaaS
4 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.54%) DNS
2 6 (11.54%) SSL
3 5 (9.62%) DHCP
3 5 (9.62%) FTP
3 5 (9.62%) HTTP
3 5 (9.62%) IPsec
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) MongoDB
2 24 (46.15%) NoSQL
3 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
4 8 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.77%) MySQL
6 1 (1.92%) Redis
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 36 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 23 (44.23%) JIRA
2 23 (44.23%) Selenium
3 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
4 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) JMeter
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Architect
2 16 (30.77%) Digital Architect
3 14 (26.92%) Technical Architect
4 11 (21.15%) Senior Architect
5 10 (19.23%) Digital Technical Architect
6 9 (17.31%) Senior Technical Architect
7 8 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (13.46%) Senior Digital Architect
9 6 (11.54%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
10 5 (9.62%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 4 (7.69%) Lead Architect
11 4 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 4 (7.69%) Administrator
12 2 (3.85%) Consultant
12 2 (3.85%) Developer
12 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
12 2 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
13 1 (1.92%) Build and Release Engineer
13 1 (1.92%) DevOps Consultant
13 1 (1.92%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) HTML
2 24 (46.15%) Django
3 23 (44.23%) RESTful
3 23 (44.23%) HTML5
3 23 (44.23%) Spring
3 23 (44.23%) JSON
4 10 (19.23%) Play Framework
5 6 (11.54%) .NET
6 5 (9.62%) J2EE
6 5 (9.62%) Servlets
7 2 (3.85%) CSS
8 1 (1.92%) Ajax
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) User Experience
2 8 (15.38%) Social Media
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) AIX
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Open Source
2 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (28.85%) Configuration Management
5 12 (23.08%) TDD
6 11 (21.15%) Scrum
6 11 (21.15%) Kanban
7 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
8 9 (17.31%) DevOps
9 8 (15.38%) Microservices
10 7 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 6 (11.54%) Web Development
12 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
13 1 (1.92%) Extreme Programming
13 1 (1.92%) MVC
13 1 (1.92%) OOP
13 1 (1.92%) OO
13 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) Java
2 34 (65.38%) Python
2 34 (65.38%) Ruby
3 24 (46.15%) Scala
4 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Clojure
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Docker
2 8 (15.38%) vCloud
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.62%) Xen
5 1 (1.92%) QEMU
5 1 (1.92%) KVM
5 1 (1.92%) qmail
5 1 (1.92%) Postfix
5 1 (1.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 42 (80.77%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (17.31%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (1.92%) Salt
4 1 (1.92%) systemd
4 1 (1.92%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) VMware
2 5 (9.62%) Google
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.92%) SaltStack