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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 101 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 24 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.07% -
As % of the Systems Management category 16.00% 12.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 0
Average daily rate £400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
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 West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
150 186 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.92% 8.63% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 92 76
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.06 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £26.00 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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
Shropshire -21 12 £400 -8.57% 3
Coventry - 5 £455 - 1
Birmingham -3 3 - - 3
Wolverhampton +1 1 £225 -30.76%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (62.50%) DevOps
2 19 (59.38%) Linux
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
6 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
8 10 (31.25%) Windows
8 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
8 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (28.13%) Ruby
10 8 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (25.00%) OpenStack
10 8 (25.00%) Unix
10 8 (25.00%) Packer
11 7 (21.88%) Vagrant
11 7 (21.88%) Terraform
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
11 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
11 7 (21.88%) Google
12 6 (18.75%) Open Source
12 6 (18.75%) Apache
12 6 (18.75%) Java
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
12 6 (18.75%) .NET
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
12 6 (18.75%) IaaS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) Confluence
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) NServiceBus
5 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (18.75%) IaaS
4 6 (18.75%) Office 365
5 2 (6.25%) GitHub
6 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
1 2 (6.25%) SSL
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MariaDB
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
2 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
3 7 (21.88%) Vagrant
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium
6 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.25%) FxCop
6 2 (6.25%) Hudson
6 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
6 2 (6.25%) JUnit
6 2 (6.25%) Maven
6 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (6.25%) StyleCop
6 2 (6.25%) Subversion
7 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
7 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
7 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Back Office
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Platform Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Software Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) ELK Stack
2 5 (15.63%) J2EE
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (12.50%) Sensu
3 4 (12.50%) Spring
4 3 (9.38%) HTML5
4 3 (9.38%) SOAP
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) EJB
5 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.25%) J2SE
5 2 (6.25%) JSON
5 2 (6.25%) Play Framework
5 2 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
6 1 (3.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) Unix
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Android
6 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) DevOps
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Open Source
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (12.50%) Microservices
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) CRM
7 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
8 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) High Availability
8 2 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) Software Distribution
9 1 (3.13%) SDLC
9 1 (3.13%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Ruby
2 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
3 6 (18.75%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.38%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) Scala
6 2 (6.25%) Haskell
6 2 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (25.00%) Packer
3 7 (21.88%) Terraform
4 5 (15.63%) SCOM
5 4 (12.50%) Graphite
5 4 (12.50%) Uchiwa
6 3 (9.38%) Grafana
7 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Google
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) MuleSoft
3 4 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 4 (12.50%) webMethods
4 3 (9.38%) ForgeRock
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe
5 2 (6.25%) BEA
5 2 (6.25%) Pega
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) WSO2
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