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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 101 114 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing Puppet 70 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.74% 1.30% 1.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.34% 16.29% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 33 28
Average daily rate £450 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
362 313 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.00% 8.00% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 162 122
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.20 £20.19 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 31 £500 - 17
Cheshire +3 21 £425 -2.85% 2
Lancashire 0 14 £450 +50.00%
Merseyside 0 3 £425 +13.33%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 82 (72.57%) Linux
2 65 (57.52%) Opscode Chef
2 65 (57.52%) DevOps
3 51 (45.13%) Python
4 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (38.94%) Unix
5 44 (38.94%) Java
6 42 (37.17%) Bash Shell
7 40 (35.40%) Jenkins
8 36 (31.86%) Windows
9 31 (27.43%) Configuration Management
10 29 (25.66%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (24.78%) Ruby
11 28 (24.78%) Apache
12 27 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (22.12%) Open Source
14 22 (19.47%) Shell Script
15 21 (18.58%) Red Hat
15 21 (18.58%) Ansible
16 20 (17.70%) VMware
16 20 (17.70%) Oracle
17 19 (16.81%) Tomcat
18 18 (15.93%) Finance
19 17 (15.04%) Docker
19 17 (15.04%) OpenStack
20 16 (14.16%) IaaS
20 16 (14.16%) Project Management
21 14 (12.39%) Scrum
21 14 (12.39%) PHP
21 14 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (24.78%) Apache
2 19 (16.81%) Tomcat
3 17 (15.04%) OpenStack
4 9 (7.96%) IIS
5 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.31%) CloudStack
7 5 (4.42%) nginx
8 4 (3.54%) SAS
8 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.65%) JBoss
9 3 (2.65%) Node.js
10 2 (1.77%) Jetty
10 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.88%) Confluence
11 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.66%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.16%) IaaS
3 8 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (5.31%) PaaS
6 4 (3.54%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.54%) Office 365
6 4 (3.54%) SaaS
7 3 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.65%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.77%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.77%) Route 53
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.88%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) DNS
1 11 (9.73%) HTTP
2 7 (6.19%) SSL
3 6 (5.31%) DHCP
4 5 (4.42%) MRTG
4 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.54%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.54%) IMAP
5 4 (3.54%) Internet
5 4 (3.54%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.54%) SMTP
6 3 (2.65%) LDAP
7 2 (1.77%) FTP
7 2 (1.77%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.77%) IPsec
8 1 (0.88%) LAN
8 1 (0.88%) SAN
8 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) MySQL
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.54%) Big Data
5 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.88%) HBase
7 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (35.40%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.62%) JIRA
3 8 (7.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.08%) Vagrant
4 7 (6.19%) Hudson
5 6 (5.31%) Maven
5 6 (5.31%) Travis CI
6 4 (3.54%) Gradle
6 4 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.77%) GitLab
7 2 (1.77%) MSI
7 2 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) Ant
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.88%) Subversion
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) TestComplete
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Legal
3 3 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (42.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (17.70%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (14.16%) Consultant
4 14 (12.39%) Analyst
5 13 (11.50%) Business Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (7.96%) DevOps Consultant
7 9 (7.96%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Technical Business Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Digital Business Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) Web Services
2 8 (7.08%) .NET
3 4 (3.54%) LAMP
4 3 (2.65%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.65%) XML
5 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.77%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.77%) J2EE
5 2 (1.77%) JSP
5 2 (1.77%) Middleware
5 2 (1.77%) Servlets
5 2 (1.77%) WAMP
6 1 (0.88%) Kafka
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.88%) React
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Public Cloud
2 6 (5.31%) PKI
3 4 (3.54%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (3.54%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.54%) HP Storage
3 4 (3.54%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.77%) DataPower
5 2 (1.77%) iPad
5 2 (1.77%) PMI
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
5 2 (1.77%) Wiki
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 82 (72.57%) Linux
2 44 (38.94%) Unix
3 36 (31.86%) Windows
4 14 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (9.73%) CentOS
5 11 (9.73%) Solaris
6 8 (7.08%) AIX
7 5 (4.42%) Debian
7 5 (4.42%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.54%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.54%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.77%) HPUX
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.88%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.88%) SUSE
11 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.52%) DevOps
2 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.43%) Configuration Management
4 27 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (22.12%) Open Source
6 16 (14.16%) Project Management
7 14 (12.39%) Scrum
8 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
9 12 (10.62%) Agile Project Management
9 12 (10.62%) OO
9 12 (10.62%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (10.62%) UML
9 12 (10.62%) Use Case
9 12 (10.62%) Waterfall
10 11 (9.73%) Service Design
11 10 (8.85%) High Availability
12 9 (7.96%) DSDM
12 9 (7.96%) ITIL
12 9 (7.96%) RUP
12 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.13%) Python
2 44 (38.94%) Java
3 42 (37.17%) Bash Shell
4 28 (24.78%) Ruby
5 22 (19.47%) Shell Script
6 14 (12.39%) PHP
7 13 (11.50%) PowerShell
8 12 (10.62%) Perl
8 12 (10.62%) SQL
9 6 (5.31%) C
10 5 (4.42%) C++
10 5 (4.42%) Korn
11 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.19%) RHCE
3 4 (3.54%) RHCA
4 3 (2.65%) MCITP
4 3 (2.65%) MCTS
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.77%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.77%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.88%) CCEA
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Degree
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) COBIT
1 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (15.04%) Docker
2 12 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.08%) XenServer
4 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.31%) vSphere
4 6 (5.31%) Xen
5 5 (4.42%) KVM
6 4 (3.54%) Dovecot
6 4 (3.54%) iptables
6 4 (3.54%) Sendmail
6 4 (3.54%) Squid
7 3 (2.65%) UAG
7 3 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.77%) vCloud
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.88%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 65 (57.52%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (18.58%) Ansible
3 13 (11.50%) Cobbler
4 12 (10.62%) SCCM
5 10 (8.85%) Nagios
6 9 (7.96%) Tivoli
7 8 (7.08%) SCOrch
8 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (5.31%) OpenNebula
10 5 (4.42%) Cacti
10 5 (4.42%) Salt
11 4 (3.54%) HAProxy
11 4 (3.54%) Kubernetes
11 4 (3.54%) SCOM
11 4 (3.54%) vRealize
12 3 (2.65%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (2.65%) Mesos
12 3 (2.65%) ZABBIX
13 2 (1.77%) BladeLogic
13 2 (1.77%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (18.58%) Red Hat
2 20 (17.70%) Oracle
2 20 (17.70%) VMware
3 14 (12.39%) SaltStack
4 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.31%) EnterpriseDB
5 6 (5.31%) HP
6 5 (4.42%) Citrix
7 4 (3.54%) 3PAR
7 4 (3.54%) EMC
7 4 (3.54%) Splunk
8 3 (2.65%) Brocade
8 3 (2.65%) Veritas
9 2 (1.77%) BMC
9 2 (1.77%) Google
9 2 (1.77%) IBM
10 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.88%) hybris
10 1 (0.88%) Intel
10 1 (0.88%) Sourcefire
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