The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 61 78
Rank change year-on-year -31 +17  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 11 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.73% 2.34% 1.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.97% 30.25% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 21
Median daily rate £525 £563 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -2.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £648 £625
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 138 119 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 9.17% 7.75% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 86 64
Median daily rate £425 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +13.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +13.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in the East Midlands

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Nottinghamshire -18 6 £538 -11.52% 2
Northamptonshire -12 2 £525 +7.69%
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 16 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (75.00%) Docker
3 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (45.00%) Scrum
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Ansible
6 7 (35.00%) Microservices
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (35.00%) Kubernetes
7 6 (30.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (25.00%) Terraform
9 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
9 4 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (20.00%) SIEM
9 4 (20.00%) IaaS
9 4 (20.00%) Open Source
9 4 (20.00%) SaaS
9 4 (20.00%) PaaS
9 4 (20.00%) SOA

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (20.00%) IaaS
3 4 (20.00%) PaaS
3 4 (20.00%) SaaS
4 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (5.00%) Datadog
5 1 (5.00%) GitHub
5 1 (5.00%) Heroku
5 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (5.00%) Route 53
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) HBase
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) Mahout
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.00%) git-flow
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum Master
2 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) WebOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Akka
3 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.00%) Kafka
3 1 (5.00%) Lucene
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Sensu
3 1 (5.00%) spray
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) Microservices
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (20.00%) SIEM
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (15.00%) Release Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) Go
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (10.00%) HDFS
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (35.00%) Ansible
2 7 (35.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (25.00%) Terraform
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (10.00%) Salt
5 1 (5.00%) Ambari
5 1 (5.00%) CFEngine
5 1 (5.00%) collectd
5 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (5.00%) Graphite
5 1 (5.00%) Kibana
5 1 (5.00%) logstash
5 1 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (5.00%) Packer
5 1 (5.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Apigee
2 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) Software AG
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
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