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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 50 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 37 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.40% 0.85% -
As % of the Systems Management category 32.74% 8.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 0
Average daily rate
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£458 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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
113 61 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.39% 10.37% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 14
Average daily rate £350 £325 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +39.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £202 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +5 34 £450 +38.46% 1
Durham - 1 £320 - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 52 (92.86%) Linux
1 52 (92.86%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (82.14%) Jenkins
3 43 (76.79%) Open Source
4 41 (73.21%) Java
5 39 (69.64%) MongoDB
6 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (62.50%) Python
8 31 (55.36%) Ruby
9 29 (51.79%) JIRA
9 29 (51.79%) Selenium
9 29 (51.79%) Confluence
9 29 (51.79%) HTML
10 28 (50.00%) NoSQL
11 27 (48.21%) HTML5
11 27 (48.21%) Scala
11 27 (48.21%) Django
12 26 (46.43%) JSON
12 26 (46.43%) Spring
12 26 (46.43%) RESTful
13 18 (32.14%) Relational Database
14 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
15 15 (26.79%) Play Framework
16 14 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (23.21%) Cucumber
18 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (21.43%) Business Analysis
18 12 (21.43%) VMware

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (51.79%) Confluence
2 9 (16.07%) Apache
3 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.71%) nginx
4 5 (8.93%) Jetty
4 5 (8.93%) IIS
4 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.36%) JBoss
5 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.57%) Node.js
7 1 (1.79%) WordPress
7 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.79%) Drupal
7 1 (1.79%) CMS
7 1 (1.79%) Zope
7 1 (1.79%) Plone
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (14.29%) Google App Engine
3 8 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.36%) PaaS
5 2 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.29%) SSL
3 7 (12.50%) HTTP
4 6 (10.71%) DNS
5 5 (8.93%) DHCP
5 5 (8.93%) FTP
5 5 (8.93%) IPsec
6 2 (3.57%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (69.64%) MongoDB
2 28 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 18 (32.14%) Relational Database
4 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.93%) MySQL
6 2 (3.57%) Redis
7 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 46 (82.14%) Jenkins
2 29 (51.79%) JIRA
2 29 (51.79%) Selenium
3 13 (23.21%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.57%) FishEye
5 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.79%) JMeter
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Architect
2 16 (28.57%) Digital Architect
3 15 (26.79%) Technical Architect
4 10 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (17.86%) Senior Architect
4 10 (17.86%) Digital Technical Architect
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Technical Architect
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Digital Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Lead Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 5 (8.93%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Administrator
10 3 (5.36%) Java Architect
11 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (3.57%) Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 1 (1.79%) Build and Release Engineer
12 1 (1.79%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) HTML
2 27 (48.21%) Django
2 27 (48.21%) HTML5
3 26 (46.43%) RESTful
3 26 (46.43%) JSON
3 26 (46.43%) Spring
4 15 (26.79%) Play Framework
5 7 (12.50%) J2EE
6 6 (10.71%) .NET
7 5 (8.93%) Servlets
8 2 (3.57%) SOAP
8 2 (3.57%) CSS
8 2 (3.57%) REST
9 1 (1.79%) Ajax
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) User Experience
2 10 (17.86%) Social Media
3 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 52 (92.86%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.36%) AIX
4 3 (5.36%) CentOS
5 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 2 (3.57%) Fedora
5 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Open Source
2 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (21.43%) DevOps
4 12 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 11 (19.64%) TDD
5 11 (19.64%) Microservices
6 10 (17.86%) Kanban
6 10 (17.86%) Scrum
7 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.71%) Web Development
10 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.57%) SOA
11 2 (3.57%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
12 1 (1.79%) Mobile Application Development
12 1 (1.79%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) Python
3 31 (55.36%) Ruby
4 27 (48.21%) Scala
5 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.71%) Perl
7 4 (7.14%) PHP
7 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) C#
9 1 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.29%) vCloud
3 5 (8.93%) Xen
4 2 (3.57%) VirtualBox
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) QEMU
4 2 (3.57%) KVM
5 1 (1.79%) Docker
5 1 (1.79%) qmail
5 1 (1.79%) Postfix
5 1 (1.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 52 (92.86%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.93%) Vagrant
3 4 (7.14%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) logstash
4 2 (3.57%) yum
5 1 (1.79%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.79%) systemd
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) VMware
2 8 (14.29%) Google
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.14%) Rackspace
5 4 (7.14%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.57%) Splunk
7 1 (1.79%) Zend
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
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