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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 48 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 19 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.44% 0.34% -
As % of the Systems Management category 28.36% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£445 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
67 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.59% 5.90% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 6
Average daily rate £300 £258 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £370 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.71 £16.08 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +46.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 +3 17 £445 - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 23 (76.67%) Ruby
2 21 (70.00%) Java
2 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (66.67%) Open Source
3 20 (66.67%) Python
3 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 14 (46.67%) MongoDB
5 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 14 (46.67%) Scala
6 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (43.33%) VMware
6 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
7 12 (40.00%) HTML
7 12 (40.00%) JSON
7 12 (40.00%) JIRA
7 12 (40.00%) Selenium
7 12 (40.00%) Django
7 12 (40.00%) Spring
7 12 (40.00%) RESTful
7 12 (40.00%) Confluence
7 12 (40.00%) HTML5
8 11 (36.67%) TDD
9 10 (33.33%) Scrum
9 10 (33.33%) Kanban
10 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
10 9 (30.00%) Docker
11 8 (26.67%) Vagrant
11 8 (26.67%) User Experience

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 12 (40.00%) Confluence
2 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 5 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) Jetty
2 5 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) SSL
2 6 (20.00%) HTTP
3 5 (16.67%) IPsec
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
3 5 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) MongoDB
2 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
3 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Redis
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (40.00%) JIRA
2 12 (40.00%) Selenium
3 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Digital Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Digital Technical Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Developer
8 1 (3.33%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Release Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) HTML
1 12 (40.00%) Spring
1 12 (40.00%) JSON
1 12 (40.00%) Django
1 12 (40.00%) RESTful
1 12 (40.00%) HTML5
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) J2EE
2 5 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (66.67%) Open Source
2 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (36.67%) TDD
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (33.33%) Kanban
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (20.00%) Web Development
8 5 (16.67%) DevOps
8 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (3.33%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.33%) Functional Programming
10 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Ruby
2 21 (70.00%) Java
3 20 (66.67%) Python
4 14 (46.67%) Scala
5 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) Clojure
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
2 5 (16.67%) Xen
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (26.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Google
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) SaltStack