The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 75 75 103
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Contract jobs citing Puppet 20 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.20% 1.32% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.28% 12.20% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £433 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +23.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
94 164 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.63% 10.85% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 87 66
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £114 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Puppet
Yorkshire

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 August 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 August 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -2 20 £400 -3.61% 5
Puppet
Yorkshire

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) Python
3 21 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (42.86%) DevOps
5 11 (31.43%) VMware
5 11 (31.43%) Ruby
5 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
6 10 (28.57%) nginx
6 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 10 (28.57%) TDD
6 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
6 10 (28.57%) Web Services
6 10 (28.57%) C++
6 10 (28.57%) Salt
6 10 (28.57%) Splunk
6 10 (28.57%) Redis
7 8 (22.86%) NHS
7 8 (22.86%) Service Management
8 7 (20.00%) PHP
8 7 (20.00%) Apache
8 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
8 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (20.00%) Node.js
9 6 (17.14%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (17.14%) Riak
9 6 (17.14%) CentOS
9 6 (17.14%) Pharmaceutical

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (28.57%) nginx
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (20.00%) Node.js
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Redis
2 6 (17.14%) Riak
3 5 (14.29%) SimpleDB
3 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 6 (17.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (25.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) NHS
2 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Reference Data
4 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (17.14%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 10 (28.57%) TDD
3 8 (22.86%) Service Management
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.43%) Workflow
8 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) QMS
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
9 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) Ruby
2 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
3 10 (28.57%) C++
4 7 (20.00%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (28.57%) Salt
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Splunk
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) HP