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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 80 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 28 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.99% 2.45% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.24% 31.15% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 0
Median daily rate £351 £445 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
303 61 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.58% 7.85% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 27 27
Median daily rate £283 £373 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.04% +51.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £495 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 1
Median hourly rate £34.25 £13.71 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.81% -14.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -38 26 £340 -23.53%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 42 (95.45%) Linux
2 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (63.64%) DevOps
5 24 (54.55%) Configuration Management
6 22 (50.00%) Oracle
7 21 (47.73%) Unix
7 21 (47.73%) OO
8 20 (45.45%) Java
8 20 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (38.64%) Open Source
9 17 (38.64%) WebSphere
10 16 (36.36%) Axway
10 16 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (36.36%) WebLogic
10 16 (36.36%) JBoss
10 16 (36.36%) Siebel
10 16 (36.36%) AIX
10 16 (36.36%) Informatica
10 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
10 16 (36.36%) IBM
10 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (34.09%) HP
11 15 (34.09%) SSL
11 15 (34.09%) Python
11 15 (34.09%) JIRA
12 14 (31.82%) Software Packaging
13 13 (29.55%) WebSphere MQ
13 13 (29.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 11 (25.00%) Change Control

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 17 (38.64%) WebSphere
2 16 (36.36%) JBoss
2 16 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 16 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (22.73%) Confluence
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (13.64%) Apache
6 4 (9.09%) FileNet
7 1 (2.27%) IIS
7 1 (2.27%) Jetty
7 1 (2.27%) nginx
7 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 13 (29.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) IaaS
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) GitHub
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) SSL
2 8 (18.18%) HTTP
2 8 (18.18%) Network Security
2 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (15.91%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) JIRA
2 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.09%) Selenium
4 4 (9.09%) Vagrant
5 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Architect
4 8 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (13.64%) Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Solutions Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.55%) Java Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Software Packaging
2 13 (29.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (11.36%) Play Framework
3 5 (11.36%) REST
4 4 (9.09%) Django
4 4 (9.09%) HTML
4 4 (9.09%) HTML5
4 4 (9.09%) JSON
4 4 (9.09%) RESTful
4 4 (9.09%) Spring
5 3 (6.82%) J2EE
5 3 (6.82%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) Ajax
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) CSS3
6 1 (2.27%) Servlets
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) DataPower
3 4 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.82%) Social Media
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (95.45%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Unix
3 20 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (36.36%) AIX
5 8 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (9.09%) CentOS
6 4 (9.09%) SUSE
6 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (63.64%) DevOps
3 24 (54.55%) Configuration Management
4 21 (47.73%) OO
5 17 (38.64%) Open Source
6 11 (25.00%) Change Control
7 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
8 7 (15.91%) Workflow
9 6 (13.64%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (11.36%) TDD
10 5 (11.36%) UML
10 5 (11.36%) Use Case
11 4 (9.09%) Analytics
11 4 (9.09%) Scrum
11 4 (9.09%) Service Design
11 4 (9.09%) User Stories
11 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 15 (34.09%) Python
3 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 8 (18.18%) Ruby
5 7 (15.91%) Perl
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 5 (11.36%) Scala
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) LXC
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Oracle
2 16 (36.36%) Axway
2 16 (36.36%) IBM
2 16 (36.36%) Informatica
2 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 16 (36.36%) Siebel
3 15 (34.09%) HP
4 7 (15.91%) Sun
5 6 (13.64%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft