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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 55 98 121
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +23
Contract jobs citing Puppet 82 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.14% 0.87% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.10% 14.93% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 14 1
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£363 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
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
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 Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
221 134 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.47% 5.83% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 80 78
Average daily rate £363 £320 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Average hourly rate £24.75 £17.00 £13.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.58% +22.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £15.80 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £23.80 £22.75
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 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 29 December 2014.

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 29 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
West Yorkshire +34 77 £363 -9.37% 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £370 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 89 (68.46%) Linux
2 81 (62.31%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (61.54%) DevOps
4 70 (53.85%) Ruby
5 66 (50.77%) Configuration Management
6 62 (47.69%) Python
7 43 (33.08%) Splunk
8 42 (32.31%) Oracle
9 39 (30.00%) PHP
9 39 (30.00%) Bash Shell
10 37 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (26.92%) Apache
12 34 (26.15%) SQL
13 30 (23.08%) Java
13 30 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (23.08%) MongoDB
14 28 (21.54%) Nagios
15 25 (19.23%) Red Hat
16 22 (16.92%) Software Engineering
17 21 (16.15%) Shell Script
17 21 (16.15%) UNIX
17 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
18 20 (15.38%) Graphite
19 18 (13.85%) Redis
19 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
20 17 (13.08%) Riak
20 17 (13.08%) Node.js
21 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (11.54%) SaltStack
21 15 (11.54%) CentOS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 35 (26.92%) Apache
2 17 (13.08%) Node.js
3 13 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (9.23%) OpenStack
5 8 (6.15%) nginx
6 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.08%) JBoss
7 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.77%) CMS
7 1 (0.77%) Jetty
7 1 (0.77%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.46%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.62%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.62%) Route 53
4 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.54%) IaaS
6 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) LDAP
2 11 (8.46%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.69%) DNS
4 8 (6.15%) DHCP
5 6 (4.62%) Internet
6 5 (3.85%) SSL
7 4 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.31%) NAS
8 3 (2.31%) SAN
9 2 (1.54%) Firewall
9 2 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
1 30 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 18 (13.85%) Redis
3 17 (13.08%) Riak
4 14 (10.77%) MySQL
5 13 (10.00%) CouchDB
5 13 (10.00%) Hypertable
6 11 (8.46%) NoSQL
7 9 (6.92%) Couchbase
7 9 (6.92%) SimpleDB
7 9 (6.92%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.77%) Big Data
11 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Fiddler
2 11 (8.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.85%) RSpec
5 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (9.23%) Analyst
3 10 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 10 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.15%) Software Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) Architect
5 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Developer
8 4 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.08%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.08%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (3.08%) Senior Storage Engineer
8 4 (3.08%) Deployment Analyst
8 4 (3.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.31%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) Web Services
2 5 (3.85%) J2EE
2 5 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 5 (3.85%) Spring
3 4 (3.08%) Spring MVC
4 3 (2.31%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (2.31%) LAMP
5 2 (1.54%) HTML
5 2 (1.54%) JSP
5 2 (1.54%) XML
5 2 (1.54%) XSD
5 2 (1.54%) POSIX
5 2 (1.54%) jQuery
5 2 (1.54%) JPA
5 2 (1.54%) REST
5 2 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.77%) Memcached
6 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.46%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.92%) NHS
4 4 (3.08%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.08%) User Experience
5 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.54%) Replication
7 1 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 89 (68.46%) Linux
2 21 (16.15%) UNIX
3 15 (11.54%) CentOS
4 11 (8.46%) Windows
5 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.08%) Solaris
7 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (61.54%) DevOps
2 66 (50.77%) Configuration Management
3 37 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.92%) Software Engineering
5 14 (10.77%) Incident Management
5 14 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (10.00%) TDD
7 12 (9.23%) Service Management
8 11 (8.46%) Workflow
9 10 (7.69%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.38%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.38%) ITIL
11 5 (3.85%) RUP
11 5 (3.85%) DSDM
11 5 (3.85%) Test Automation
11 5 (3.85%) Kanban
11 5 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.85%) Scrum
12 4 (3.08%) Security Testing
12 4 (3.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (53.85%) Ruby
2 62 (47.69%) Python
3 39 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 39 (30.00%) PHP
4 34 (26.15%) SQL
5 30 (23.08%) Java
6 21 (16.15%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.00%) C
7 13 (10.00%) C++
8 12 (9.23%) Perl
9 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.08%) Degree
4 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.85%) vSphere
3 4 (3.08%) vCloud
3 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.77%) Xen
4 1 (0.77%) XenServer
4 1 (0.77%) Corosync
4 1 (0.77%) KVM
4 1 (0.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 81 (62.31%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (21.54%) Nagios
3 20 (15.38%) Graphite
4 14 (10.77%) Tivoli
4 14 (10.77%) Cobbler
5 13 (10.00%) CFEngine
5 13 (10.00%) Ansible
6 11 (8.46%) Salt
7 6 (4.62%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (3.08%) EMC Navisphere
8 4 (3.08%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.08%) SCOM
8 4 (3.08%) ZABBIX
8 4 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.77%) Opsview
Vendors
1 43 (33.08%) Splunk
2 42 (32.31%) Oracle
3 25 (19.23%) Red Hat
4 15 (11.54%) VMware
4 15 (11.54%) SaltStack
5 7 (5.38%) EMC
5 7 (5.38%) NetApp
6 5 (3.85%) Cisco
6 5 (3.85%) Rackspace
7 4 (3.08%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.08%) Symantec
7 4 (3.08%) McAfee
8 3 (2.31%) Percona
9 2 (1.54%) Open Text
9 2 (1.54%) Vignette
10 1 (0.77%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.77%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.77%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.77%) Tealeaf