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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 86 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Puppet 82 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.11% 1.47% 1.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.69% 17.03% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 24
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
378 317 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.73% 8.65% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 182 121
Median daily rate £425 £438 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +32.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 26
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Manchester +13 31 £500 - 21
Cheshire +2 26 £425 -2.85%
Lancashire -1 15 £450 +20.00%
Merseyside - 10 £355 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 93 (74.40%) Linux
2 64 (51.20%) DevOps
3 62 (49.60%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (44.80%) Python
5 52 (41.60%) Unix
6 51 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (37.60%) Java
8 45 (36.00%) Bash Shell
9 44 (35.20%) Windows
10 38 (30.40%) Configuration Management
11 37 (29.60%) Apache
12 36 (28.80%) Jenkins
13 34 (27.20%) Ruby
14 31 (24.80%) Amazon AWS
14 31 (24.80%) Red Hat
15 28 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (21.60%) Oracle
17 25 (20.00%) VMware
17 25 (20.00%) Open Source
18 22 (17.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 22 (17.60%) Project Management
19 21 (16.80%) Shell Script
20 20 (16.00%) PHP
20 20 (16.00%) Tomcat
21 19 (15.20%) OpenStack
22 18 (14.40%) JIRA
23 17 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
23 17 (13.60%) DNS
23 17 (13.60%) Ansible
24 16 (12.80%) IaaS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 37 (29.60%) Apache
2 20 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 19 (15.20%) OpenStack
4 15 (12.00%) IIS
5 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
6 8 (6.40%) JBoss
6 8 (6.40%) SAS
7 7 (5.60%) WebLogic
8 6 (4.80%) CloudStack
8 6 (4.80%) Confluence
9 5 (4.00%) Apache Spark
9 5 (4.00%) nginx
9 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.60%) Jetty
11 2 (1.60%) Node.js
12 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.80%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.80%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.80%) IaaS
3 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.80%) PaaS
6 4 (3.20%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.20%) GitHub
6 4 (3.20%) Office 365
6 4 (3.20%) Route 53
6 4 (3.20%) SaaS
7 3 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (2.40%) Google App Engine
7 3 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.40%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.60%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.60%) DNS
2 11 (8.80%) SSL
3 9 (7.20%) HTTP
3 9 (7.20%) Internet
4 6 (4.80%) DHCP
5 5 (4.00%) LDAP
5 5 (4.00%) MRTG
5 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.20%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (3.20%) IMAP
6 4 (3.20%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.20%) SMTP
7 3 (2.40%) Firewall
8 2 (1.60%) FTP
8 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.60%) IPsec
8 2 (1.60%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.80%) LAN
9 1 (0.80%) SAN
9 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) MySQL
2 8 (6.40%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.60%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (4.80%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.00%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.20%) Big Data
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.60%) DataStax
8 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.60%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.80%) HBase
9 1 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (28.80%) Jenkins
2 18 (14.40%) JIRA
3 13 (10.40%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.80%) Vagrant
5 8 (6.40%) Hudson
6 7 (5.60%) Travis CI
7 6 (4.80%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.20%) GitLab
8 4 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.60%) MSI
11 1 (0.80%) Ant
11 1 (0.80%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.80%) Gradle
11 1 (0.80%) Introscope
11 1 (0.80%) Maven
11 1 (0.80%) Subversion
11 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.80%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (12.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (38.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (18.40%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (11.20%) Analyst
3 14 (11.20%) Consultant
4 13 (10.40%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (7.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) DevOps Consultant
7 8 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Web Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Administrator
9 5 (4.00%) Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.20%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.40%) Web Services
2 12 (9.60%) .NET
3 10 (8.00%) LAMP
4 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.80%) JSP
5 4 (3.20%) WAMP
6 3 (2.40%) Middleware
6 3 (2.40%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.40%) XML
7 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.60%) J2EE
7 2 (1.60%) MCollective
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.60%) Servlets
8 1 (0.80%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.80%) Kafka
8 1 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.80%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) PMI
2 7 (5.60%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.80%) PKI
4 4 (3.20%) Clustering
4 4 (3.20%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (3.20%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.20%) HP Storage
4 4 (3.20%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.60%) DataPower
5 2 (1.60%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
5 2 (1.60%) Wiki
6 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.80%) iPad
6 1 (0.80%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 93 (74.40%) Linux
2 52 (41.60%) Unix
3 44 (35.20%) Windows
4 22 (17.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (10.40%) CentOS
5 13 (10.40%) Solaris
6 11 (8.80%) AIX
7 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.60%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.00%) Debian
9 5 (4.00%) HPUX
10 4 (3.20%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.20%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.60%) SUSE
11 2 (1.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.80%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (51.20%) DevOps
2 51 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (30.40%) Configuration Management
4 28 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (20.00%) Open Source
6 22 (17.60%) Project Management
7 15 (12.00%) ITIL
8 14 (11.20%) Scrum
9 13 (10.40%) Business Analysis
10 12 (9.60%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (9.60%) Capacity Management
10 12 (9.60%) OO
10 12 (9.60%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (9.60%) UML
10 12 (9.60%) Use Case
10 12 (9.60%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.00%) Service Design
11 10 (8.00%) Test Automation
12 9 (7.20%) RUP
12 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 56 (44.80%) Python
2 47 (37.60%) Java
3 45 (36.00%) Bash Shell
4 34 (27.20%) Ruby
5 21 (16.80%) Shell Script
6 20 (16.00%) PHP
7 16 (12.80%) PowerShell
8 13 (10.40%) SQL
9 9 (7.20%) Perl
10 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
11 6 (4.80%) C
11 6 (4.80%) Scala
12 5 (4.00%) C++
12 5 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.80%) RHCE
3 8 (6.40%) PMI Certification
4 7 (5.60%) MCITP
4 7 (5.60%) MCTS
4 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.20%) RHCA
5 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.40%) Degree
7 2 (1.60%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.60%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.80%) CCEA
8 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) COBIT
1 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.00%) Docker
3 8 (6.40%) XenServer
4 7 (5.60%) UAG
4 7 (5.60%) vSphere
5 6 (4.80%) Xen
6 5 (4.00%) KVM
6 5 (4.00%) Squid
7 4 (3.20%) Dovecot
7 4 (3.20%) iptables
7 4 (3.20%) Sendmail
7 4 (3.20%) vCloud
8 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.80%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 62 (49.60%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (13.60%) Ansible
3 16 (12.80%) Nagios
4 15 (12.00%) Cobbler
5 13 (10.40%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (9.60%) SCCM
7 10 (8.00%) Tivoli
8 8 (6.40%) SCOrch
8 8 (6.40%) yum
9 7 (5.60%) Kubernetes
10 6 (4.80%) OpenNebula
11 5 (4.00%) Cacti
11 5 (4.00%) Mesos
11 5 (4.00%) Salt
12 4 (3.20%) Graylog
12 4 (3.20%) HAProxy
12 4 (3.20%) SCOM
12 4 (3.20%) vRealize
13 3 (2.40%) logstash
13 3 (2.40%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 31 (24.80%) Red Hat
2 27 (21.60%) Oracle
3 25 (20.00%) VMware
4 15 (12.00%) SaltStack
5 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.20%) Brocade
7 7 (5.60%) HP
8 6 (4.80%) EnterpriseDB
9 5 (4.00%) Citrix
10 4 (3.20%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.20%) Atlassian
10 4 (3.20%) BMC
10 4 (3.20%) EMC
10 4 (3.20%) Endeca
10 4 (3.20%) Hortonworks
11 3 (2.40%) Google
11 3 (2.40%) IBM
11 3 (2.40%) Splunk
12 2 (1.60%) Qualys
12 2 (1.60%) Veritas
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