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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 39 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 77 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.18% 1.25% -
As % of the Systems Management category 42.08% 21.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 55 14 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
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
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
183 92 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.95% 5.75% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 53 54
Average daily rate £363 £318 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
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 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 24 December 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 24 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
Leeds +29 75 £363 -9.37% 3
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Puppet
Yorkshire

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 84 (70.00%) Linux
2 79 (65.83%) Opscode Chef
2 79 (65.83%) DevOps
3 66 (55.00%) Ruby
4 65 (54.17%) Configuration Management
5 57 (47.50%) Python
6 43 (35.83%) Splunk
7 39 (32.50%) PHP
8 37 (30.83%) Oracle
8 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (30.00%) Bash Shell
10 30 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 29 (24.17%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (24.17%) SQL
11 29 (24.17%) Java
11 29 (24.17%) Apache
12 27 (22.50%) Nagios
13 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
14 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 20 (16.67%) Graphite
15 19 (15.83%) Red Hat
16 18 (15.00%) UNIX
16 18 (15.00%) Redis
17 17 (14.17%) Riak
17 17 (14.17%) Node.js
17 17 (14.17%) Shell Script
17 17 (14.17%) SC Cleared
18 15 (12.50%) LDAP
18 15 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (12.50%) SaltStack

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (24.17%) Apache
2 17 (14.17%) Node.js
3 12 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.17%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.00%) Route 53
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.50%) LDAP
2 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.00%) DNS
4 5 (4.17%) SSL
5 4 (3.33%) DHCP
5 4 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.50%) Internet
7 2 (1.67%) Firewall
8 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 29 (24.17%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (15.00%) Redis
4 17 (14.17%) Riak
5 14 (11.67%) MySQL
6 13 (10.83%) CouchDB
6 13 (10.83%) Hypertable
7 11 (9.17%) NoSQL
8 9 (7.50%) SimpleDB
8 9 (7.50%) Couchbase
9 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database
10 6 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Fiddler
2 10 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.17%) RSpec
5 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (43.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (9.17%) Analyst
3 10 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Architect
6 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Developer
9 4 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Deployment Analyst
10 3 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.50%) Administrator
10 3 (2.50%) Technical Support
10 3 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (1.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) Web Services
2 5 (4.17%) J2EE
2 5 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 5 (4.17%) Spring
3 4 (3.33%) Spring MVC
4 3 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (2.50%) LAMP
5 2 (1.67%) HTML
5 2 (1.67%) JSP
5 2 (1.67%) XML
5 2 (1.67%) XSD
5 2 (1.67%) POSIX
5 2 (1.67%) jQuery
5 2 (1.67%) JPA
5 2 (1.67%) REST
5 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.83%) Memcached
6 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.83%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.17%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.50%) NHS
4 4 (3.33%) User Experience
5 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 84 (70.00%) Linux
2 18 (15.00%) UNIX
3 14 (11.67%) CentOS
4 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.00%) Windows
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (65.83%) DevOps
2 65 (54.17%) Configuration Management
3 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
5 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (10.83%) TDD
7 12 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (9.17%) Workflow
8 11 (9.17%) Service Management
9 7 (5.83%) Data Protection
10 6 (5.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.17%) Kanban
11 5 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.17%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.17%) RUP
11 5 (4.17%) DSDM
11 5 (4.17%) Scrum
12 4 (3.33%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.33%) SOA
12 4 (3.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (55.00%) Ruby
2 57 (47.50%) Python
3 39 (32.50%) PHP
4 36 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 29 (24.17%) SQL
5 29 (24.17%) Java
6 17 (14.17%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.83%) C
7 13 (10.83%) C++
8 7 (5.83%) Perl
9 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) XenServer
2 1 (0.83%) vSphere
2 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (65.83%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (22.50%) Nagios
3 20 (16.67%) Graphite
4 14 (11.67%) Tivoli
4 14 (11.67%) Cobbler
5 13 (10.83%) CFEngine
5 13 (10.83%) Ansible
6 11 (9.17%) Salt
7 6 (5.00%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.83%) Opsview
Vendors
1 43 (35.83%) Splunk
2 37 (30.83%) Oracle
3 19 (15.83%) Red Hat
4 15 (12.50%) SaltStack
5 10 (8.33%) VMware
6 5 (4.17%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.67%) Percona
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.83%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.83%) Tealeaf