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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 108 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 36 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 0.14% -
As % of the Systems Management category 17.48% 1.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
206 206 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.38% 7.27% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 99 88
Average daily rate £350 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 18
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +40.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £15.30 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +23 17 £400 -
Manchester - 8 £450 - 7
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 36 (64.29%) Linux
1 36 (64.29%) DevOps
2 35 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (58.93%) Configuration Management
4 30 (53.57%) Jenkins
5 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
6 21 (37.50%) CentOS
7 20 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (35.71%) Vagrant
8 19 (33.93%) Open Source
9 18 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (30.36%) Java
11 16 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (26.79%) PaaS
12 15 (26.79%) RightScale
13 14 (25.00%) Route 53
13 14 (25.00%) Amazon S3
13 14 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
13 14 (25.00%) DHCP
13 14 (25.00%) DNS
13 14 (25.00%) QA
14 13 (23.21%) VMware
14 13 (23.21%) HTTP
15 11 (19.64%) Firewall
16 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (17.86%) Hudson
17 9 (16.07%) SaaS
17 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (16.07%) Apache
2 8 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.71%) IIS
3 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.71%) Jetty
3 6 (10.71%) nginx
4 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.57%) JBoss
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.57%) CMS
5 2 (3.57%) Confluence
5 2 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (26.79%) PaaS
4 14 (25.00%) Route 53
4 14 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 14 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (16.07%) SaaS
6 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (10.71%) Google App Engine
6 6 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (8.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) DHCP
1 14 (25.00%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) HTTP
3 11 (19.64%) Firewall
4 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.71%) SSL
5 6 (10.71%) FTP
5 6 (10.71%) IPsec
6 4 (7.14%) Network Security
7 2 (3.57%) Internet
7 2 (3.57%) AMQP
8 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 4 (7.14%) Big Data
4 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (53.57%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.86%) Hudson
3 8 (14.29%) Maven
4 5 (8.93%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.14%) Ant
5 4 (7.14%) JUnit
5 4 (7.14%) Subversion
5 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.36%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.57%) JIRA
7 2 (3.57%) NUnit
7 2 (3.57%) Introscope
7 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.57%) MSTest
7 2 (3.57%) Gradle
8 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.79%) RSpec
General
1 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Architect
3 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
5 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (1.79%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (1.79%) Development Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Web Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.79%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 6 (10.71%) Servlets
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) J2EE
3 4 (7.14%) JSON
4 2 (3.57%) Middleware
4 2 (3.57%) JMS
4 2 (3.57%) EJB
4 2 (3.57%) CSS
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) jQuery
4 2 (3.57%) Java EE
4 2 (3.57%) LAMP
4 2 (3.57%) RESTful
4 2 (3.57%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Open Source
2 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Wiki
5 1 (1.79%) Life Science
5 1 (1.79%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.79%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) CentOS
3 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.29%) UNIX
5 5 (8.93%) Windows
6 2 (3.57%) Solaris
6 2 (3.57%) SUSE
6 2 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) DevOps
2 35 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (58.93%) Configuration Management
4 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.71%) TDD
6 4 (7.14%) Scrum
6 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.36%) BDD
7 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.57%) OO
8 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Web Development
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.57%) Content Management
8 2 (3.57%) Network Design
8 2 (3.57%) Information Security
8 2 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) Ruby
3 8 (14.29%) Python
3 8 (14.29%) Perl
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.93%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) PHP
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.36%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) PhD
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) Xen
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.57%) Firmware
4 2 (3.57%) Docker
4 2 (3.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) Vagrant
2 18 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.14%) Ansible
3 4 (7.14%) yum
3 4 (7.14%) Salt
4 3 (5.36%) Ganglia
4 3 (5.36%) Nagios
5 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.57%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.57%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
2 15 (26.79%) RightScale
3 13 (23.21%) VMware
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.71%) Google
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) CA
6 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.57%) FatWire
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
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