Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 49 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.06% 1.02% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.71% 9.38% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Merseyside median daily rate £413 £548 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.66% +28.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £400 £376 £372
90th Percentile £516 £571 £538
North West median daily rate £500 £435 £438
% change year-on-year +14.94% -0.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside 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 Merseyside with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 68 64 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.02% 10.92% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 20
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +42.86%
10th Percentile £194 £313 £200
90th Percentile £488 £523 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £371
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.74% +18.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.00% +108.33% -
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.78% +63.46% -37.76%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Merseyside

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Merseyside

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool +3 9 £413 - 3
Puppet
North West

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Ansible
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
3 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (60.00%) Big Data
5 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) Groovy
6 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Ruby
6 4 (40.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) PaaS
6 4 (40.00%) iPad
6 4 (40.00%) nginx
6 4 (40.00%) RESTful
6 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (40.00%) Python
6 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (40.00%) C#
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (40.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (40.00%) Docker
6 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (40.00%) nginx
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) PaaS
3 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (20.00%) Route 53
4 2 (20.00%) Serverless
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Big Data
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) GitLab
2 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Node.js
1 4 (40.00%) React
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) Statistics
5 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (10.00%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Groovy
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Ansible
2 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (20.00%) Rsyslog
5 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware