The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 94 114 104
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing Puppet 53 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.46% 0.56% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.93% 7.42% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
280 229 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.70% 7.60% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 112 86
Average daily rate £350 £305 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 17
Average hourly rate £23.65 £19.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.06% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £14.25 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £31.53 £44.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the North West region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +19 30 £438 +12.90% 2
Lancashire +20 15 £325 -17.46%
Manchester -10 6 £500 +25.00% 13
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 72 (72.00%) Linux
2 52 (52.00%) DevOps
3 51 (51.00%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (49.00%) Jenkins
5 45 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
6 41 (41.00%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (40.00%) Configuration Management
8 33 (33.00%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (32.00%) MongoDB
9 32 (32.00%) Java
10 31 (31.00%) Red Hat
10 31 (31.00%) Open Source
11 29 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (28.00%) Vagrant
13 27 (27.00%) Amazon S3
13 27 (27.00%) CentOS
14 24 (24.00%) Amazon ELB
15 22 (22.00%) Ruby
16 21 (21.00%) Windows
16 21 (21.00%) Hudson
17 20 (20.00%) Python
18 19 (19.00%) Scrum
19 18 (18.00%) UNIX
19 18 (18.00%) Bash Shell
20 17 (17.00%) Route 53
20 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
20 17 (17.00%) VMware
20 17 (17.00%) Maven
21 16 (16.00%) Load Balancing
21 16 (16.00%) Ansible

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (15.00%) Apache
2 13 (13.00%) nginx
3 12 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 10 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 9 (9.00%) OpenStack
6 7 (7.00%) Jetty
6 7 (7.00%) IIS
7 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
7 5 (5.00%) Confluence
8 4 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 45 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (33.00%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (27.00%) Amazon S3
4 24 (24.00%) Amazon ELB
5 17 (17.00%) Route 53
6 13 (13.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (13.00%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (11.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (11.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (9.00%) AWS CloudTrail
8 9 (9.00%) PaaS
9 7 (7.00%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (7.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (7.00%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (6.00%) Google App Engine
11 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (4.00%) OpenShift
13 3 (3.00%) IaaS
14 2 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.00%) DNS
2 13 (13.00%) Network Security
3 12 (12.00%) DHCP
4 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.00%) HTTP
6 7 (7.00%) Firewall
7 6 (6.00%) IPsec
7 6 (6.00%) SSL
7 6 (6.00%) FTP
8 5 (5.00%) Internet
8 5 (5.00%) AMQP
9 2 (2.00%) VPN
10 1 (1.00%) SNMP
10 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.00%) LDAP
10 1 (1.00%) SMTP
10 1 (1.00%) IPv4
10 1 (1.00%) SAN
10 1 (1.00%) SSH
10 1 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.00%) MySQL
3 7 (7.00%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (6.00%) Big Data
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.00%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.00%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 49 (49.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (21.00%) Hudson
3 17 (17.00%) Maven
4 12 (12.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.00%) JIRA
5 8 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.00%) JUnit
6 6 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.00%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.00%) Gradle
7 5 (5.00%) Ant
7 5 (5.00%) Subversion
8 4 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (38.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (13.00%) Architect
3 8 (8.00%) Consultant
3 8 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (5.00%) Developer
5 5 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (4.00%) Administrator
6 4 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.00%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) Web Services
1 8 (8.00%) Kafka
2 7 (7.00%) .NET
3 6 (6.00%) J2EE
3 6 (6.00%) Servlets
4 5 (5.00%) Java EE
4 5 (5.00%) JSON
4 5 (5.00%) EJB
4 5 (5.00%) JMS
5 4 (4.00%) Middleware
6 3 (3.00%) LAMP
6 3 (3.00%) PHP-FPM
7 1 (1.00%) REST
7 1 (1.00%) HTML
7 1 (1.00%) CSS
7 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.00%) Linux
2 27 (27.00%) CentOS
3 21 (21.00%) Windows
4 18 (18.00%) UNIX
5 14 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.00%) AIX
7 4 (4.00%) Solaris
7 4 (4.00%) Debian
8 1 (1.00%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.00%) DevOps
2 41 (41.00%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 31 (31.00%) Open Source
5 29 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (19.00%) Scrum
7 16 (16.00%) Load Balancing
8 10 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
9 9 (9.00%) Software Delivery
9 9 (9.00%) OO
10 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.00%) SDLC
11 6 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (6.00%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.00%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.00%) MapReduce
12 5 (5.00%) User Stories
12 5 (5.00%) TDD
13 3 (3.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.00%) Java
2 22 (22.00%) Ruby
3 20 (20.00%) Python
4 18 (18.00%) Bash Shell
5 12 (12.00%) Scala
5 12 (12.00%) Perl
6 9 (9.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.00%) Go
8 6 (6.00%) PHP
9 5 (5.00%) Groovy
9 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.00%) C#
11 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.00%) C++
12 1 (1.00%) SQL
12 1 (1.00%) AWK
12 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.00%) Docker
3 6 (6.00%) Xen
4 3 (3.00%) vCloud
4 3 (3.00%) HDFS
5 2 (2.00%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.00%) Samba
6 1 (1.00%) NFS
6 1 (1.00%) QEMU
6 1 (1.00%) KVM
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 51 (51.00%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (28.00%) Vagrant
3 16 (16.00%) Ansible
4 11 (11.00%) Nagios
5 10 (10.00%) Salt
6 4 (4.00%) Graphite
6 4 (4.00%) Munin
6 4 (4.00%) CFEngine
7 3 (3.00%) SCCM
7 3 (3.00%) SCOM
7 3 (3.00%) Cacti
7 3 (3.00%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.00%) Opsview
8 1 (1.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 31 (31.00%) Red Hat
2 17 (17.00%) VMware
3 10 (10.00%) Oracle
4 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.00%) Google
6 5 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 5 (5.00%) Vertica
7 4 (4.00%) IBM
7 4 (4.00%) Sun
7 4 (4.00%) SaltStack
8 3 (3.00%) HP
8 3 (3.00%) Percona
8 3 (3.00%) RightScale
9 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.00%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.00%) Intel
10 1 (1.00%) NetApp
10 1 (1.00%) Cisco
10 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
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