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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 57 76 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing Puppet 46 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.63% 0.21% 1.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.00% 2.60% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 14
Median daily rate £405 £725 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.13% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £505 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £945 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -
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
200 77 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.80% 8.02% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 40 65
Median daily rate £343 £288 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.13% -17.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £14.19 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £27.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 46 £405 -44.13% 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 70 (77.78%) Linux
2 61 (67.78%) DevOps
3 53 (58.89%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (47.78%) Red Hat
6 38 (42.22%) HP
6 38 (42.22%) Unix
6 38 (42.22%) Jenkins
6 38 (42.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (40.00%) OO
8 34 (37.78%) Python
8 34 (37.78%) Configuration Management
9 31 (34.44%) SQL
10 30 (33.33%) Java
10 30 (33.33%) AIX
10 30 (33.33%) IBM
10 30 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (32.22%) PowerShell
11 29 (32.22%) Oracle
12 25 (27.78%) WebSphere
13 24 (26.67%) Software Packaging
13 24 (26.67%) Perl
14 23 (25.56%) ITIL
15 21 (23.33%) SSL
15 21 (23.33%) Siebel
15 21 (23.33%) Informatica
15 21 (23.33%) Change Control
16 20 (22.22%) Security Cleared
17 19 (21.11%) Axway
17 19 (21.11%) WebSphere MQ

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 25 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 19 (21.11%) JBoss
2 19 (21.11%) WebLogic
2 19 (21.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (15.56%) Confluence
4 10 (11.11%) Apache
4 10 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.89%) FileNet
5 8 (8.89%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (6.67%) IIS
6 6 (6.67%) Jetty
6 6 (6.67%) Mongrel
6 6 (6.67%) nginx
7 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.22%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
8 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.22%) SAS
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (21.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (6.67%) GitHub
2 6 (6.67%) Google App Engine
2 6 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.56%) OpenShift
4 4 (4.44%) IaaS
4 4 (4.44%) PaaS
4 4 (4.44%) SaaS
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.22%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.22%) HP Helion
6 2 (2.22%) Linode
7 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) SSL
2 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
3 13 (14.44%) HTTP
3 13 (14.44%) LDAP
4 8 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (8.89%) Network Security
5 7 (7.78%) DHCP
5 7 (7.78%) DNS
6 6 (6.67%) Firewall
6 6 (6.67%) FTP
6 6 (6.67%) Internet
6 6 (6.67%) IPsec
7 5 (5.56%) HTTPS
7 5 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 5 (5.56%) NAS
7 5 (5.56%) SAN
8 2 (2.22%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.00%) MySQL
5 8 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (8.89%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.89%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.22%) Big Data
8 2 (2.22%) DataStage
8 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 38 (42.22%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (16.67%) JIRA
4 12 (13.33%) Travis CI
5 7 (7.78%) Selenium
6 6 (6.67%) Subversion
7 5 (5.56%) Maven
7 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.44%) Hudson
9 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.22%) GitLab
9 2 (2.22%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.11%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.11%) JBehave
10 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.11%) QADirector
10 1 (1.11%) QARun
10 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (14.44%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Administrator
3 11 (12.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 10 (11.11%) Architect
4 10 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.00%) WebOps Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) DevOps Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) DevOps Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.67%) Software Packaging
2 19 (21.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (14.44%) Middleware
4 8 (8.89%) CSS
4 8 (8.89%) HTML
4 8 (8.89%) REST
4 8 (8.89%) Web Services
5 6 (6.67%) .NET
5 6 (6.67%) Ajax
5 6 (6.67%) CSS3
5 6 (6.67%) Django
5 6 (6.67%) HTML5
5 6 (6.67%) J2EE
5 6 (6.67%) JSON
5 6 (6.67%) Servlets
5 6 (6.67%) SOAP
5 6 (6.67%) Spring
6 3 (3.33%) RESTful
7 2 (2.22%) Node.js
7 2 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.22%) Public Cloud
3 8 (8.89%) DataPower
3 8 (8.89%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.44%) User Experience
5 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.22%) Clustering
6 2 (2.22%) Handset
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (77.78%) Linux
2 38 (42.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 38 (42.22%) Unix
3 30 (33.33%) AIX
4 19 (21.11%) Windows
5 13 (14.44%) CentOS
6 12 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.44%) Solaris
8 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (67.78%) DevOps
2 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.00%) OO
4 34 (37.78%) Configuration Management
5 23 (25.56%) ITIL
6 21 (23.33%) Change Control
7 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (14.44%) ITSM
8 13 (14.44%) Open Source
8 13 (14.44%) Workflow
9 11 (12.22%) Kanban
10 10 (11.11%) Scrum
10 10 (11.11%) Web Operations
11 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.67%) TDD
12 5 (5.56%) CRM
12 5 (5.56%) Software Distribution
12 5 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
12 5 (5.56%) Web Development
13 4 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) Python
2 31 (34.44%) SQL
3 30 (33.33%) Java
4 29 (32.22%) PowerShell
5 24 (26.67%) Perl
6 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
7 15 (16.67%) Jython
7 15 (16.67%) Ruby
8 7 (7.78%) PHP
9 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.67%) Scala
10 2 (2.22%) C#
10 2 (2.22%) Go
10 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.33%) MCSA
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.22%) Docker
3 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.89%) Xen
4 6 (6.67%) LXC
5 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.33%) vSphere
7 2 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (58.89%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (17.78%) Ansible
3 13 (14.44%) BladeLogic
3 13 (14.44%) SCOrch
4 11 (12.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 7 (7.78%) ZABBIX
6 4 (4.44%) Nagios
7 2 (2.22%) Kibana
7 2 (2.22%) logstash
7 2 (2.22%) OpenNMS
7 2 (2.22%) Packer
7 2 (2.22%) Salt
7 2 (2.22%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) Red Hat
2 38 (42.22%) HP
3 30 (33.33%) IBM
4 29 (32.22%) Oracle
5 21 (23.33%) Informatica
5 21 (23.33%) Siebel
6 19 (21.11%) Axway
7 13 (14.44%) BMC
7 13 (14.44%) CA
7 13 (14.44%) Dell
7 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
7 13 (14.44%) Sun
8 12 (13.33%) VMware
9 11 (12.22%) Atlassian
10 8 (8.89%) Google
10 8 (8.89%) SaltStack
11 4 (4.44%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.11%) RightScale