The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 61 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -11
Contract jobs citing Puppet 91 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.13% 0.88% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.76% 10.05% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 13 23
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£350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £606 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
241 219 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.28% 8.75% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 120 102
Average daily rate £363 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 9
Average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +80.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £15.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
West Yorkshire +36 70 £350 +11.11% 10
South Yorkshire - 18 £375 - 1
North Yorkshire -5 1 £400 -31.91%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 117 (85.40%) Opscode Chef
2 112 (81.75%) Linux
3 99 (72.26%) DevOps
4 88 (64.23%) Python
5 82 (59.85%) Configuration Management
6 81 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (55.47%) Ruby
8 73 (53.28%) Bash Shell
9 51 (37.23%) Apache
10 49 (35.77%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (34.31%) SQL
12 46 (33.58%) Jenkins
13 41 (29.93%) MongoDB
13 41 (29.93%) Java
14 34 (24.82%) PHP
14 34 (24.82%) UNIX
15 33 (24.09%) Oracle
15 33 (24.09%) Amazon AWS
16 32 (23.36%) Ansible
17 31 (22.63%) Splunk
18 28 (20.44%) Amazon EC2
18 28 (20.44%) Graphite
19 26 (18.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 26 (18.98%) OpenStack
20 25 (18.25%) CouchDB
21 24 (17.52%) Salt
22 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
22 23 (16.79%) Cobbler
23 22 (16.06%) NoSQL
23 22 (16.06%) Shell Script

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 51 (37.23%) Apache
2 26 (18.98%) OpenStack
3 20 (14.60%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.76%) nginx
5 11 (8.03%) Node.js
6 9 (6.57%) WebSphere
6 9 (6.57%) IIS
7 8 (5.84%) Jetty
8 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.92%) JBoss
10 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (24.09%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (20.44%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (10.95%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (5.84%) Google App Engine
5 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (3.65%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.65%) Route 53
6 5 (3.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.19%) SaaS
8 2 (1.46%) PaaS
8 2 (1.46%) IaaS
9 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) Firewall
2 13 (9.49%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.30%) DNS
4 9 (6.57%) SSL
4 9 (6.57%) HTTP
4 9 (6.57%) Internet
5 8 (5.84%) DHCP
5 8 (5.84%) FTP
5 8 (5.84%) IPsec
6 4 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.46%) NAS
7 2 (1.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.93%) MongoDB
2 25 (18.25%) CouchDB
3 22 (16.06%) NoSQL
4 21 (15.33%) MySQL
5 17 (12.41%) Redis
6 15 (10.95%) Riak
6 15 (10.95%) Hypertable
7 11 (8.03%) SimpleDB
7 11 (8.03%) Couchbase
8 5 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.46%) Big Data
11 1 (0.73%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (33.58%) Jenkins
2 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.95%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.19%) JIRA
5 3 (2.19%) Subversion
6 2 (1.46%) Maven
6 2 (1.46%) JUnit
6 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.46%) MSI
6 2 (1.46%) Selenium
6 2 (1.46%) Hudson
7 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.92%) Games
3 2 (1.46%) Finance
4 1 (0.73%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (55.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (13.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (6.57%) Developer
4 7 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (4.38%) Lead Developer
5 6 (4.38%) Java Developer
5 6 (4.38%) Lead Java Developer
5 6 (4.38%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (2.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (2.92%) Administrator
7 3 (2.19%) Software Engineer
7 3 (2.19%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (2.19%) Build Engineer
8 2 (1.46%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (1.46%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (1.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (1.46%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (1.46%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.49%) Servlets
1 13 (9.49%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (7.30%) Kafka
2 10 (7.30%) Web Services
3 8 (5.84%) .NET
3 8 (5.84%) J2EE
4 4 (2.92%) LAMP
5 3 (2.19%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (2.19%) Memcached
5 3 (2.19%) POSIX
6 1 (0.73%) Middleware
6 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Open Source
2 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.84%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.65%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.92%) Clustering
5 4 (2.92%) Online Games
6 2 (1.46%) NHS
6 2 (1.46%) User Experience
7 1 (0.73%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 112 (81.75%) Linux
2 34 (24.82%) UNIX
3 26 (18.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (11.68%) CentOS
5 14 (10.22%) Windows
6 3 (2.19%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.73%) SUSE
8 1 (0.73%) Debian
8 1 (0.73%) Fedora
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (72.26%) DevOps
2 82 (59.85%) Configuration Management
3 81 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (35.77%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (15.33%) TDD
6 18 (13.14%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (8.76%) Software Delivery
9 11 (8.03%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.03%) Data Management
9 11 (8.03%) Automated Testing
10 7 (5.11%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.38%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.38%) Microservices
12 5 (3.65%) Kanban
12 5 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.65%) ITIL
13 4 (2.92%) E-Commerce
13 4 (2.92%) Scrum
13 4 (2.92%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (64.23%) Python
2 76 (55.47%) Ruby
3 73 (53.28%) Bash Shell
4 47 (34.31%) SQL
5 41 (29.93%) Java
6 34 (24.82%) PHP
7 22 (16.06%) Shell Script
8 15 (10.95%) C
9 13 (9.49%) Perl
10 8 (5.84%) C++
11 4 (2.92%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.73%) Scala
13 1 (0.73%) Clojure
13 1 (0.73%) Groovy
13 1 (0.73%) C#
13 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
System Software
1 17 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.76%) Docker
3 9 (6.57%) Xen
3 9 (6.57%) QEMU
3 9 (6.57%) KVM
4 2 (1.46%) vSphere
4 2 (1.46%) vCloud
5 1 (0.73%) Squid
5 1 (0.73%) XenServer
5 1 (0.73%) iptables
Systems Management
1 117 (85.40%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (23.36%) Ansible
3 28 (20.44%) Graphite
4 24 (17.52%) Salt
5 23 (16.79%) Cobbler
6 21 (15.33%) Tivoli
7 17 (12.41%) Nagios
8 15 (10.95%) CFEngine
9 4 (2.92%) HAProxy
10 3 (2.19%) Opsview
11 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.73%) SCOM
11 1 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (24.09%) Oracle
2 31 (22.63%) Splunk
3 19 (13.87%) VMware
4 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
5 16 (11.68%) SaltStack
6 15 (10.95%) Rackspace
7 14 (10.22%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.84%) Google
9 3 (2.19%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.19%) EMC
9 3 (2.19%) NetApp
9 3 (2.19%) hybris
9 3 (2.19%) Tealeaf
10 2 (1.46%) OpenText
10 2 (1.46%) Vignette
11 1 (0.73%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.73%) Percona
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
Sheffield
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago