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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 84 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs citing Puppet 30 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 0.094% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.00% 1.45% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 1
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£425 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
200 138 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.59% 6.47% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 85 35
Average daily rate £325 £334 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% -6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.30 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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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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
Birmingham - 3 £450 - 2
Coventry - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) Red Hat
3 26 (68.42%) Jenkins
4 25 (65.79%) DevOps
5 21 (55.26%) Open Source
6 18 (47.37%) Apache
6 18 (47.37%) Java
7 17 (44.74%) UNIX
7 17 (44.74%) Hudson
8 16 (42.11%) JBoss
8 16 (42.11%) Perl
8 16 (42.11%) J2EE
8 16 (42.11%) Maven
9 15 (39.47%) Subversion
10 14 (36.84%) Oracle
10 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
11 12 (31.58%) Windows
11 12 (31.58%) AIX
11 12 (31.58%) Solaris
11 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (31.58%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
11 12 (31.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (26.32%) Confluence
12 10 (26.32%) BEA
12 10 (26.32%) Squid
12 10 (26.32%) JIRA

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (47.37%) Apache
2 16 (42.11%) JBoss
3 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
4 10 (26.32%) Confluence
4 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Jenkins
2 17 (44.74%) Hudson
3 16 (42.11%) Maven
4 15 (39.47%) Subversion
5 10 (26.32%) JIRA
6 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.26%) Ant
8 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.63%) Gradle
8 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Architect
2 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Architect
2 12 (31.58%) Platform Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Java Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) J2EE
2 12 (31.58%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) LAMP
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Open Source
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) UNIX
3 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 12 (31.58%) AIX
3 12 (31.58%) Solaris
3 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (31.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.26%) Debian
4 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) Workflow
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) Release Management
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Build Automation
8 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) Perl
3 9 (23.68%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.53%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Squid
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Samba
4 1 (2.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (18.42%) Ansible
3 3 (7.89%) Salt
4 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.63%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.63%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Red Hat
2 14 (36.84%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) BEA
4 9 (23.68%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Perforce
7 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago