The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.55% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Puppet
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Systems Management Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
31 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.19% 7.39% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 3
Average daily rate £413 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Ipswich - 3 £450 -
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 15 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (86.67%) Web Services
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
4 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
4 11 (73.33%) DevOps
5 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (66.67%) UNIX
5 10 (66.67%) Windows
6 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
7 7 (46.67%) VPN
7 7 (46.67%) DNS
7 7 (46.67%) XML
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) JSON
7 7 (46.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (46.67%) Firewall
7 7 (46.67%) Replication
7 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
8 6 (40.00%) SAN
9 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
9 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
9 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
9 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (6.67%) KVM
10 1 (6.67%) New Relic
10 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
10 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (46.67%) VPN
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
1 7 (46.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) New Relic