The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.19% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
42 17 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.05% 5.09% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 35
Average daily rate £350 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £159 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £16.08 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
Puppet
England

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
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 23 July 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 - - - - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Internet

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft