Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 63 124
Rank change year-on-year -16 +61 +1
Contract jobs citing Puppet 65 102 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.20% 2.84% 0.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.10% 26.63% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 76 22
Manchester median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £363 £373 £314
90th Percentile £605 £571 £513
North West median daily rate £500 £436 £438
% change year-on-year +14.61% -0.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 308 383 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.43% 10.68% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 238 167
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £238 £205 £211
90th Percentile £600 £550 £513
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.89% +19.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 15
Manchester median hourly rate £15.94 £20.73 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.11% +80.26% -34.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.88 £10.70
90th Percentile £38.15 £37.50 £13.15
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £19.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year -3.14% +63.46% -35.14%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Manchester

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 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
Stockport -5 2 - -
Salford +3 1 £413 -24.66%
Puppet
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 58 (89.23%) DevOps
2 42 (64.62%) Ansible
3 38 (58.46%) Linux
4 37 (56.92%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (46.15%) Docker
7 29 (44.62%) Jenkins
8 26 (40.00%) Python
9 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (30.77%) Configuration Management
11 20 (30.77%) Bash Shell
12 16 (24.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (23.08%) Ruby
14 14 (21.54%) VMware
14 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
14 14 (21.54%) Terraform
15 13 (20.00%) CentOS
16 12 (18.46%) Nagios
16 12 (18.46%) Java
16 12 (18.46%) Kubernetes
17 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (16.92%) SQL
18 10 (15.38%) PHP
19 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
19 9 (13.85%) Windows
20 8 (12.31%) Tomcat
20 8 (12.31%) AWS Lambda
20 8 (12.31%) Serverless

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 (12.31%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.77%) nginx
3 6 (9.23%) Apache
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.62%) Confluence
5 3 (4.62%) Drupal
5 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 35 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.31%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (12.31%) Serverless
4 7 (10.77%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (10.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (9.23%) Amazon S3
6 4 (6.15%) SaaS
7 3 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (4.62%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (4.62%) GitHub
7 3 (4.62%) Google Analytics
7 3 (4.62%) PaaS
8 2 (3.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (3.08%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (3.08%) CloudFront
8 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (3.08%) Office 365
9 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) SAN
2 4 (6.15%) Firewall
2 4 (6.15%) Network Security
3 3 (4.62%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (3.08%) BGP
4 2 (3.08%) Broadband
4 2 (3.08%) HSRP
4 2 (3.08%) IPv6
4 2 (3.08%) Junos
4 2 (3.08%) LLU
4 2 (3.08%) MPLS
4 2 (3.08%) MRTG
4 2 (3.08%) OSPF
4 2 (3.08%) SMS
4 2 (3.08%) TACACS
4 2 (3.08%) VLAN
4 2 (3.08%) VoIP
4 2 (3.08%) VRRP
4 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.08%) Big Data
4 2 (3.08%) Redis
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (44.62%) Jenkins
2 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.15%) Maven
4 4 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.62%) JIRA
5 3 (4.62%) JMeter
5 3 (4.62%) Selenium
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
6 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.08%) Gradle
6 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.54%) GoCD
7 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Retail Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (21.54%) AWS DevOps
3 14 (21.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Architect
4 10 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (9.23%) DevOps Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Web Services
2 5 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.15%) Kafka
4 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 3 (4.62%) J2EE
4 3 (4.62%) React
4 3 (4.62%) RESTful
4 3 (4.62%) Spring
4 3 (4.62%) Spring Boot
4 3 (4.62%) Spring MVC
4 3 (4.62%) Spring Security
5 2 (3.08%) Middleware
5 2 (3.08%) MSMQ
5 2 (3.08%) Node.js
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Linux
2 16 (24.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (20.00%) CentOS
4 9 (13.85%) Windows
5 6 (9.23%) Unix
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.08%) Debian
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.54%) AIX
9 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.54%) Mesosphere
9 1 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (89.23%) DevOps
2 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.77%) BDD
6 6 (9.23%) Analytics
7 5 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.15%) TDD
8 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.62%) JVM Tuning
9 3 (4.62%) MVC
9 3 (4.62%) Open Source
9 3 (4.62%) Scrum
10 2 (3.08%) Machine Learning
10 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.08%) Microservices
10 2 (3.08%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Python
2 20 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 15 (23.08%) Ruby
4 12 (18.46%) Java
5 11 (16.92%) SQL
6 10 (15.38%) PHP
7 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
7 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.15%) Perl
9 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.08%) C++
10 2 (3.08%) Go
11 1 (1.54%) C#
11 1 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (46.15%) Docker
2 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (4.62%) KVM
3 3 (4.62%) LXC
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) etcd
4 2 (3.08%) flannel
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) NFS
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (64.62%) Ansible
2 37 (56.92%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (21.54%) Terraform
4 12 (18.46%) Kubernetes
4 12 (18.46%) Nagios
5 5 (7.69%) Mesos
6 3 (4.62%) Icinga
6 3 (4.62%) Kibana
6 3 (4.62%) logstash
6 3 (4.62%) Salt
7 2 (3.08%) Cacti
7 2 (3.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (3.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (3.08%) OpenNMS
7 2 (3.08%) Packer
7 2 (3.08%) RANCID
7 2 (3.08%) SCCM
7 2 (3.08%) SCOM
8 1 (1.54%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.54%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
1 14 (21.54%) VMware
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) Google
3 5 (7.69%) Splunk
4 4 (6.15%) NetApp
4 4 (6.15%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.08%) Brocade
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.08%) Foundry
5 2 (3.08%) Huawei
5 2 (3.08%) Juniper
5 2 (3.08%) New Relic
5 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 2 (3.08%) ZyXEL
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.54%) WSO2