The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Puppet
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 22 12
Rank change year-on-year -33 -10  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 37 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 6.23% 10.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.70% 48.68% 73.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 33 74
Median daily rate £525 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +22.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 37 76 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.30% 12.79% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 88
Median daily rate £370 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.42% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Puppet in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Puppet in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -25 1 £525 +13.51% 5
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Salt
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft