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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 113 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Puppet 29 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.47% 0.085%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.72% 5.78% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 2
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£500 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
228 225 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.67% 8.07% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 106 70
Average daily rate £380 £319 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.21% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £202 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £425 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 23
Average hourly rate £28.77 £38.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +64.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.03 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.26 £47.50 £33.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Manchester -3 16 £500 +42.85% 5
Cheshire +3 5 £408 -4.11% 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 41 (63.08%) Linux
2 39 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (56.92%) Configuration Management
4 35 (53.85%) DevOps
5 30 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 28 (43.08%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (41.54%) Red Hat
8 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (35.38%) Vagrant
9 21 (32.31%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (32.31%) Open Source
9 21 (32.31%) Java
10 20 (30.77%) CentOS
11 18 (27.69%) MongoDB
12 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (23.08%) Amazon S3
13 15 (23.08%) Windows
14 14 (21.54%) DHCP
14 14 (21.54%) DNS
14 14 (21.54%) VMware
14 14 (21.54%) Hadoop
15 13 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
15 13 (20.00%) Route 53
15 13 (20.00%) QA
15 13 (20.00%) HTTP
16 12 (18.46%) UNIX
16 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
16 12 (18.46%) RightScale
17 11 (16.92%) PaaS
17 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (13.85%) Apache
2 8 (12.31%) IIS
2 8 (12.31%) nginx
3 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.23%) Confluence
4 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.23%) Jetty
4 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.08%) Node.js
6 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.54%) JBoss
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.31%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (23.08%) Amazon S3
4 13 (20.00%) Route 53
4 13 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
5 11 (16.92%) PaaS
6 7 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (9.23%) Google App Engine
7 6 (9.23%) SaaS
7 6 (9.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (6.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) DHCP
1 14 (21.54%) DNS
2 13 (20.00%) HTTP
3 10 (15.38%) Firewall
4 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.77%) IPsec
5 7 (10.77%) FTP
5 7 (10.77%) SSL
6 6 (9.23%) Internet
6 6 (9.23%) AMQP
7 4 (6.15%) Network Security
8 2 (3.08%) VLAN
9 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.54%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.54%) SSH
9 1 (1.54%) IPv4
9 1 (1.54%) SAN
9 1 (1.54%) VPN
9 1 (1.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) MongoDB
2 14 (21.54%) Hadoop
3 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.77%) Big Data
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.23%) MySQL
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 30 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.38%) Hudson
3 9 (13.85%) Eclipse
3 9 (13.85%) JIRA
4 8 (12.31%) Subversion
4 8 (12.31%) Ant
5 7 (10.77%) JUnit
5 7 (10.77%) Cucumber
5 7 (10.77%) TeamCity
5 7 (10.77%) Mercurial
6 6 (9.23%) Maven
6 6 (9.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (9.23%) Gradle
7 2 (3.08%) MSTest
7 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.08%) NUnit
8 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.54%) Introscope
8 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
1 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.08%) Build Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) Automation Team Leader
9 1 (1.54%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (1.54%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (1.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) Web Services
2 6 (9.23%) JMS
2 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) EJB
2 6 (9.23%) Java EE
2 6 (9.23%) JSON
3 5 (7.69%) J2EE
3 5 (7.69%) Servlets
4 3 (4.62%) CSS
4 3 (4.62%) HTML
4 3 (4.62%) LAMP
5 2 (3.08%) REST
5 2 (3.08%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (3.08%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.08%) jQuery
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.54%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Open Source
2 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Replication
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Linux
2 20 (30.77%) CentOS
3 15 (23.08%) Windows
4 12 (18.46%) UNIX
5 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (56.92%) Configuration Management
3 35 (53.85%) DevOps
4 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.92%) Scrum
6 10 (15.38%) OO
7 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.31%) TDD
9 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
10 6 (9.23%) MapReduce
10 6 (9.23%) User Stories
10 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
12 3 (4.62%) Time Management
12 3 (4.62%) Network Design
12 3 (4.62%) Workflow
12 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (3.08%) MVC
13 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) Java
2 11 (16.92%) Perl
2 11 (16.92%) Python
3 10 (15.38%) Ruby
4 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
4 6 (9.23%) C#
5 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) C
8 2 (3.08%) Scala
9 1 (1.54%) SQL
9 1 (1.54%) AWK
9 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) PhD
5 1 (1.54%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) Xen
3 3 (4.62%) vSphere
3 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) HDFS
4 2 (3.08%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.54%) Samba
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (43.08%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (35.38%) Vagrant
3 10 (15.38%) Salt
4 6 (9.23%) Ansible
5 4 (6.15%) Nagios
6 3 (4.62%) SCOrch
7 2 (3.08%) BladeLogic
7 2 (3.08%) yum
7 2 (3.08%) Cacti
8 1 (1.54%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
8 1 (1.54%) SCOM
8 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.54%) MOM
8 1 (1.54%) Opsview
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Red Hat
2 14 (21.54%) VMware
3 12 (18.46%) RightScale
4 10 (15.38%) Oracle
5 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.23%) Google
6 6 (9.23%) Atlassian
7 5 (7.69%) Vertica
8 4 (6.15%) HP
9 2 (3.08%) Percona
10 1 (1.54%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.54%) CA
10 1 (1.54%) Cisco
10 1 (1.54%) IBM
10 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.54%) FatWire
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