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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 49 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.91% 0.31% -
As % of the Systems Management category 28.57% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
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
49 64 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.68% 10.03% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 9
Average daily rate £370 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £173 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £405 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.03 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +18 13 £370 - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (62.50%) Ruby
5 9 (56.25%) Docker
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) Python
6 8 (50.00%) Java
6 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (50.00%) Vagrant
7 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (43.75%) Open Source
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
8 6 (37.50%) HTTP
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) SSL
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 5 (31.25%) IPsec
9 5 (31.25%) Google
9 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
9 5 (31.25%) Xen
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 5 (31.25%) FTP
9 5 (31.25%) Apache
9 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
9 5 (31.25%) .NET
9 5 (31.25%) J2EE
9 5 (31.25%) IIS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (31.25%) IIS
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
1 5 (31.25%) Jetty
1 5 (31.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (31.25%) Google App Engine
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) IPsec
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Redis
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Consultant
1 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Release Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
1 5 (31.25%) Servlets
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Ruby
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) Clojure
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Docker
2 5 (31.25%) Xen
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Google
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SaltStack