The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 64 83
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 37 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.66% 2.03% 0.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.41% 20.11% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 7
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £545
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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 135 184 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.71% 10.12% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 86 77
Median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £9.75 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +16.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Manchester

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 67 (88.16%) DevOps
2 56 (73.68%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (69.74%) Ansible
4 47 (61.84%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (59.21%) Linux
6 39 (51.32%) Jenkins
7 32 (42.11%) Docker
8 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (35.53%) Configuration Management
10 26 (34.21%) Java
11 24 (31.58%) Python
12 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
13 19 (25.00%) Shell Script
14 18 (23.68%) Unix
14 18 (23.68%) Ruby
15 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (19.74%) Windows
16 15 (19.74%) Red Hat
16 15 (19.74%) Hadoop
17 14 (18.42%) Finance
18 13 (17.11%) VMware
18 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
18 13 (17.11%) SSL
18 13 (17.11%) Open Source
19 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 12 (15.79%) Terraform
19 12 (15.79%) Nagios
20 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
20 11 (14.47%) Google
20 11 (14.47%) Bash Shell

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (10.53%) Apache
1 8 (10.53%) OpenStack
1 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.21%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.89%) nginx
4 4 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.26%) IIS
4 4 (5.26%) Jetty
4 4 (5.26%) Mongrel
4 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Drupal
6 1 (1.32%) Confluence
6 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 47 (61.84%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (11.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.89%) PaaS
5 4 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.26%) Google App Engine
6 3 (3.95%) GitHub
7 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.63%) Datadog
7 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.63%) IaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) SSL
1 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.84%) Firewall
3 8 (10.53%) DNS
4 7 (9.21%) DHCP
4 7 (9.21%) HTTPS
5 5 (6.58%) FTP
5 5 (6.58%) Network Security
6 4 (5.26%) HTTP
6 4 (5.26%) IPsec
7 2 (2.63%) LAN
7 2 (2.63%) SAN
7 2 (2.63%) SSH
7 2 (2.63%) VoIP
7 2 (2.63%) VPN
7 2 (2.63%) WAN
8 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.32%) LDAP
8 1 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) Hadoop
2 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.16%) Big Data
4 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.26%) Redis
7 2 (2.63%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.63%) Impala
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (51.32%) Jenkins
2 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.16%) Subversion
3 10 (13.16%) Travis CI
4 5 (6.58%) GoCD
4 5 (6.58%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.95%) Maven
6 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.63%) GitLab
6 2 (2.63%) Gradle
6 2 (2.63%) Hudson
6 2 (2.63%) JMeter
6 2 (2.63%) MSI
6 2 (2.63%) Selenium
7 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Electronics
2 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.58%) Marketing
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 9 (11.84%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (7.89%) DevOps Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) Kafka
2 9 (11.84%) .NET
3 8 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (9.21%) Web Services
5 5 (6.58%) Node.js
6 4 (5.26%) J2EE
6 4 (5.26%) Servlets
7 3 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.63%) MSMQ
8 2 (2.63%) Sensu
9 1 (1.32%) Akka
9 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.32%) Play Framework
9 1 (1.32%) REST
9 1 (1.32%) spray
9 1 (1.32%) Spring
9 1 (1.32%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (2.63%) Wiki
3 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (59.21%) Linux
2 18 (23.68%) Unix
3 15 (19.74%) Windows
4 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (11.84%) CentOS
6 5 (6.58%) Fedora
7 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.32%) AIX
8 1 (1.32%) Debian
8 1 (1.32%) Mesosphere
8 1 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (88.16%) DevOps
2 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.53%) Configuration Management
4 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.11%) Open Source
6 10 (13.16%) ITIL
7 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.89%) JVM Tuning
8 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.89%) Scrum
8 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.58%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.26%) Analytics
10 4 (5.26%) ETL
10 4 (5.26%) Project Management
10 4 (5.26%) Security Operations
11 3 (3.95%) BDD
11 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) Java
2 24 (31.58%) Python
3 19 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 18 (23.68%) Ruby
5 11 (14.47%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.21%) SQL
7 5 (6.58%) PHP
7 5 (6.58%) Scala
8 4 (5.26%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) Go
9 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.63%) Perl
9 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Degree
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.63%) CISSP
2 2 (2.63%) SANS
2 2 (2.63%) SSCP
3 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) GCP
System Software
1 32 (42.11%) Docker
2 6 (7.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) Xen
4 2 (2.63%) HDFS
4 2 (2.63%) OpenSSH
4 2 (2.63%) vSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Firmware
5 1 (1.32%) NFS
5 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (73.68%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (69.74%) Ansible
3 12 (15.79%) Nagios
3 12 (15.79%) Terraform
4 10 (13.16%) Kibana
5 9 (11.84%) Mesos
6 7 (9.21%) Graphite
6 7 (9.21%) Kubernetes
7 5 (6.58%) Ganglia
7 5 (6.58%) logstash
7 5 (6.58%) Riemann
7 5 (6.58%) Salt
8 3 (3.95%) Cobbler
8 3 (3.95%) Packer
8 3 (3.95%) yum
9 2 (2.63%) Capistrano
9 2 (2.63%) Nmap
9 2 (2.63%) QRadar
10 1 (1.32%) Icinga
10 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Red Hat
2 13 (17.11%) VMware
3 11 (14.47%) Google
3 11 (14.47%) Splunk
4 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.58%) SAP
5 4 (5.26%) IBM
5 4 (5.26%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.95%) HP
6 3 (3.95%) RightScale
7 2 (2.63%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.63%) Apple
7 2 (2.63%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (1.32%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.32%) New Relic
8 1 (1.32%) Veritas
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