The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 108 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 8 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.41% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.25% 7.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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 West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
128 129 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.32% 5.27% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 63
Average daily rate £350 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Shropshire - 4 £410 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (61.11%) Java
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 6 (33.33%) Microservices
5 6 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 6 (33.33%) Docker
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) J2EE
5 6 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) Apache
6 5 (27.78%) J2SE
6 5 (27.78%) IntelliJ
6 5 (27.78%) webMethods
6 5 (27.78%) JSON
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
6 5 (27.78%) Scala
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) vCloud
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 6 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (22.22%) Confluence
4 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (16.67%) JBoss
5 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (11.11%) Joyent
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) IntelliJ
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 3 (16.67%) Hudson
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Juju
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Administrator
3 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (16.67%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (11.11%) Java Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Platform Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Software Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Java Software Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
1 6 (33.33%) XML
1 6 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 5 (27.78%) JSON
2 5 (27.78%) J2SE
3 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) EJB
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) HP Superdome
2 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) HPUX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Microservices
3 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) SOA
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) TDD
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Scala
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) vCloud
3 4 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) webMethods
3 4 (22.22%) Veritas
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) BEA
4 3 (16.67%) Google
5 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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