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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 82 94 125
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +31
Contract jobs citing Puppet 35 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.47% 1.18% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.47% 12.75% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 8
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£400 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%
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
163 204 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.83% 9.28% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 120 88
Average daily rate £313 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £469 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £28.65 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.38% +50.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.20 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £39.39 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +5.12%

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 21 August 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 21 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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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 +9 29 £400 -3.61% 15
South Yorkshire - 3 £300 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 8
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 40 (68.97%) Linux
2 32 (55.17%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (48.28%) Python
4 21 (36.21%) Splunk
4 21 (36.21%) DevOps
5 16 (27.59%) Service Management
6 15 (25.86%) CentOS
7 14 (24.14%) nginx
8 13 (22.41%) VMware
8 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (22.41%) Redis
9 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 12 (20.69%) MS Visio
9 12 (20.69%) Ruby
9 12 (20.69%) Data Protection
9 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
10 11 (18.97%) C++
10 11 (18.97%) Web Services
10 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
10 11 (18.97%) Workflow
10 11 (18.97%) Salt
11 10 (17.24%) TDD
12 9 (15.52%) Perl
12 9 (15.52%) Nagios
12 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
12 9 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
12 9 (15.52%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (15.52%) Riak

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (24.14%) nginx
2 7 (12.07%) Node.js
2 7 (12.07%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
1 12 (20.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) NAS
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Redis
2 9 (15.52%) Riak
2 9 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.62%) SimpleDB
3 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.62%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Hudson
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Architect
2 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (15.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Linux Support
8 1 (1.72%) Web Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Head of Operations
8 1 (1.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Head of Development
8 1 (1.72%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) Web Services
2 9 (15.52%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.72%) Spring Integration
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.72%) Spring
3 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) NHS
2 6 (10.34%) Reference Data
2 6 (10.34%) Data Integration
3 5 (8.62%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 40 (68.97%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) CentOS
3 7 (12.07%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) DevOps
2 16 (27.59%) Service Management
3 12 (20.69%) Data Protection
4 11 (18.97%) Workflow
5 10 (17.24%) TDD
6 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
8 6 (10.34%) Data Architecture
8 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.90%) BDD
10 3 (5.17%) Quality Management
10 3 (5.17%) QMS
11 1 (1.72%) ITIL
11 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Python
2 12 (20.69%) Ruby
2 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
3 11 (18.97%) C++
4 9 (15.52%) Perl
5 7 (12.07%) PHP
6 5 (8.62%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) SQL
7 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (55.17%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (18.97%) Salt
3 9 (15.52%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Splunk
2 13 (22.41%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) NetApp
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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