Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 108 130
Rank change year-on-year -18 +22 -9
Contract jobs citing Puppet 25 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.78% 1.27% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.01% 18.83% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 10
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% -15.91%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £402
90th Percentile £554 £625 £568
England median daily rate £513 £500 £461
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.40% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% -39.53% -

Puppet is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 227 223 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.07% 6.76% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 137 119
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -7.88% +17.86%
10th Percentile £235 £230 £262
90th Percentile £497 £593 £528
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 12
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.10 £18.38 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.27% +28.95% -11.55%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.09 £10.58
90th Percentile £20.25 £24.88 £20.45
England median hourly rate £17.14 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.90% +1.88% +1.50%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -5 13 £485 -10.19% 7
Leicestershire - 8 £375 - 2
Derbyshire -5 1 - -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 18 (72.00%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (72.00%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (72.00%) DevOps
2 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) Ansible
4 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) MySQL
7 8 (32.00%) PHP
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) Python
7 8 (32.00%) TeamCity
7 8 (32.00%) Docker
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (28.00%) Terraform
8 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) Ruby
9 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (24.00%) Open Source
9 6 (24.00%) Web Operations
10 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (20.00%) Unix
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) .NET
11 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP

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 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.00%) nginx
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (16.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (12.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (8.00%) Route 53
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SSL
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) AMQP
3 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.00%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (32.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) Grunt
5 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) WebOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
4 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (8.00%) Sensu
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE
5 1 (4.00%) JMS
5 1 (4.00%) Kafka
5 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.00%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) DevOps
2 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Open Source
5 6 (24.00%) Web Operations
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Release Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Case Management
8 1 (4.00%) Coaching
8 1 (4.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (4.00%) Microservices
8 1 (4.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PHP
1 8 (32.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) Ruby
3 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Go
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (60.00%) Ansible
3 7 (28.00%) Terraform
4 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (12.00%) Salt
6 2 (8.00%) collectd
6 2 (8.00%) Kibana
6 2 (8.00%) logstash
6 2 (8.00%) StatsD
7 1 (4.00%) Packer
7 1 (4.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (8.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) VMware