The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 52 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 45 40 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.81% 2.73% -
As % of the Systems Management category 38.79% 31.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £415 £378
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
Puppet
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
116 126 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.25% 8.61% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 79 57
Average daily rate £350 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £488 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £17.50 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Leeds +5 43 £400 -3.61% 16
Bradford - - - -
Puppet
Yorkshire

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 50 (74.63%) Linux
2 42 (62.69%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (41.79%) DevOps
3 28 (41.79%) Configuration Management
4 20 (29.85%) Splunk
5 18 (26.87%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (25.37%) Python
6 17 (25.37%) Ruby
7 15 (22.39%) VMware
7 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
7 15 (22.39%) Red Hat
8 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
8 14 (20.90%) CentOS
9 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
9 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (17.91%) Salt
10 12 (17.91%) Data Protection
10 12 (17.91%) Workflow
10 12 (17.91%) Service Management
10 12 (17.91%) MS Visio
10 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
10 12 (17.91%) Web Services
10 12 (17.91%) C++
11 11 (16.42%) Java
11 11 (16.42%) PHP
11 11 (16.42%) Nagios
11 11 (16.42%) TDD
12 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (14.93%) Oracle

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (13.43%) Node.js
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 4 (5.97%) nginx
4 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Visio
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Route 53
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) LDAP
2 4 (5.97%) DNS
2 4 (5.97%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) SSL
3 3 (4.48%) DHCP
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.96%) Redis
3 6 (8.96%) SimpleDB
3 6 (8.96%) Couchbase
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.49%) Riak
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) RSpec
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.49%) Games
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Architect
2 12 (17.91%) Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.48%) Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Head of Operations
8 2 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) Spring
3 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.99%) Spring MVC
3 2 (2.99%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) JPA
3 2 (2.99%) REST
3 2 (2.99%) JSP
3 2 (2.99%) XML
3 2 (2.99%) XSD
3 2 (2.99%) J2EE
4 1 (1.49%) POSIX
4 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.49%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) NHS
2 7 (10.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Replication
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (74.63%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) CentOS
3 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.48%) UNIX
5 1 (1.49%) Windows
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) DevOps
1 28 (41.79%) Configuration Management
2 12 (17.91%) Data Protection
2 12 (17.91%) Workflow
2 12 (17.91%) Service Management
3 11 (16.42%) TDD
4 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.45%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.48%) Scrum
8 3 (4.48%) RUP
8 3 (4.48%) DSDM
8 3 (4.48%) BDD
9 2 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.99%) QMS
9 2 (2.99%) MVC
9 2 (2.99%) Quality Management
10 1 (1.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) Python
1 17 (25.37%) Ruby
2 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
3 12 (17.91%) C++
4 11 (16.42%) Java
4 11 (16.42%) PHP
5 4 (5.97%) SQL
5 4 (5.97%) Perl
6 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
2 1 (1.49%) XenServer
2 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (62.69%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (17.91%) Salt
3 11 (16.42%) Nagios
4 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.48%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.99%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Splunk
2 15 (22.39%) VMware
2 15 (22.39%) Red Hat
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
5 2 (2.99%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) EnterpriseDB
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