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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 55 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Puppet 57 35 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.17% 3.18% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.27% 34.31% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £51.72 -
% change year-on-year
-37.15% -
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
209 102 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.28% 9.28% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 55 60
Median daily rate £330 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £280 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 9
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £25.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -3 55 £425 -10.52%
Durham +7 2 £300 -6.25%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 64 (77.11%) Linux
2 51 (61.45%) DevOps
3 46 (55.42%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (43.37%) Python
6 32 (38.55%) Java
6 32 (38.55%) Jenkins
7 29 (34.94%) Unix
8 28 (33.73%) OO
8 28 (33.73%) Red Hat
8 28 (33.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (31.33%) SQL
10 25 (30.12%) HP
11 23 (27.71%) ITIL
11 23 (27.71%) Oracle
11 23 (27.71%) Configuration Management
12 20 (24.10%) WebSphere
13 19 (22.89%) Security Cleared
13 19 (22.89%) Ansible
13 19 (22.89%) Windows
13 19 (22.89%) Perl
14 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
14 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
15 17 (20.48%) Open Source
15 17 (20.48%) IBM
15 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (19.28%) SSL
16 16 (19.28%) CentOS
17 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (18.07%) Axway

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 20 (24.10%) WebSphere
2 15 (18.07%) JBoss
2 15 (18.07%) WebLogic
2 15 (18.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (16.87%) Apache
4 9 (10.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
5 7 (8.43%) FileNet
6 5 (6.02%) IIS
6 5 (6.02%) Jetty
6 5 (6.02%) Mongrel
6 5 (6.02%) nginx
7 4 (4.82%) Confluence
7 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.41%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
8 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (16.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.64%) IaaS
3 6 (7.23%) GitHub
4 5 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.02%) Google App Engine
4 5 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.82%) PaaS
5 4 (4.82%) SaaS
6 2 (2.41%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (2.41%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.41%) HP Helion
6 2 (2.41%) Linode
6 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) SSL
2 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.46%) HTTP
4 11 (13.25%) Network Security
5 9 (10.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (10.84%) LDAP
6 7 (8.43%) Firewall
7 6 (7.23%) DHCP
7 6 (7.23%) DNS
7 6 (7.23%) Internet
8 5 (6.02%) FTP
8 5 (6.02%) HTTPS
8 5 (6.02%) IPsec
8 5 (6.02%) iSCSI
8 5 (6.02%) NAS
8 5 (6.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.02%) MySQL
5 4 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.41%) Big Data
6 2 (2.41%) DataStage
6 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (38.55%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.25%) Travis CI
3 10 (12.05%) JIRA
4 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.23%) Subversion
6 5 (6.02%) Maven
6 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.82%) Hudson
8 3 (3.61%) Selenium
9 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.41%) GitLab
9 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.20%) JBehave
10 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.20%) QADirector
10 1 (1.20%) QARun
10 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Architect
4 11 (13.25%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (10.84%) Administrator
5 9 (10.84%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.84%) WebOps Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) DevOps Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.07%) Software Packaging
2 14 (16.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (14.46%) Middleware
4 7 (8.43%) J2EE
5 6 (7.23%) REST
6 5 (6.02%) .NET
6 5 (6.02%) Servlets
7 4 (4.82%) CSS
7 4 (4.82%) HTML
7 4 (4.82%) SOAP
8 2 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.41%) Ajax
8 2 (2.41%) Django
8 2 (2.41%) JSON
8 2 (2.41%) LAMP
8 2 (2.41%) Lucene
8 2 (2.41%) RESTful
8 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.41%) Spring
8 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.46%) Public Cloud
3 9 (10.84%) DataPower
3 9 (10.84%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.82%) User Experience
5 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 64 (77.11%) Linux
2 29 (34.94%) Unix
3 28 (33.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (22.89%) Windows
5 16 (19.28%) CentOS
6 15 (18.07%) AIX
7 12 (14.46%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.82%) Solaris
9 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) DevOps
2 45 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (33.73%) OO
4 23 (27.71%) Configuration Management
4 23 (27.71%) ITIL
5 17 (20.48%) Open Source
6 15 (18.07%) Change Control
6 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (13.25%) ITSM
8 10 (12.05%) Kanban
8 10 (12.05%) Web Operations
9 9 (10.84%) Scrum
9 9 (10.84%) Workflow
10 7 (8.43%) TDD
11 6 (7.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (7.23%) Project Management
11 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.23%) Web Development
12 5 (6.02%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (6.02%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.37%) Python
2 32 (38.55%) Java
3 26 (31.33%) SQL
4 19 (22.89%) Perl
5 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
5 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
6 14 (16.87%) Jython
7 12 (14.46%) Bash Shell
8 11 (13.25%) Ruby
9 8 (9.64%) PHP
10 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.61%) Scala
12 2 (2.41%) C#
12 2 (2.41%) C++
12 2 (2.41%) Go
13 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.61%) MCSA
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.43%) Xen
4 4 (4.82%) Docker
5 3 (3.61%) KVM
5 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.61%) vSphere
6 2 (2.41%) LXC
6 2 (2.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (55.42%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (22.89%) Ansible
3 12 (14.46%) BladeLogic
3 12 (14.46%) SCOrch
4 11 (13.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 7 (8.43%) ZABBIX
6 4 (4.82%) Nagios
7 2 (2.41%) Kibana
7 2 (2.41%) logstash
7 2 (2.41%) OpenNMS
7 2 (2.41%) Salt
7 2 (2.41%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) Red Hat
2 25 (30.12%) HP
3 23 (27.71%) Oracle
4 17 (20.48%) IBM
5 15 (18.07%) Axway
5 15 (18.07%) Informatica
5 15 (18.07%) Siebel
5 15 (18.07%) VMware
6 13 (15.66%) SaltStack
7 12 (14.46%) BMC
7 12 (14.46%) CA
7 12 (14.46%) Dell
7 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.84%) Sun
9 7 (8.43%) Google
10 4 (4.82%) Rackspace
11 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.20%) RightScale