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 3 months to 29 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 29 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 -  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 3 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.89% 3.94% -
As % of the Systems Management category 10.71% 37.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £415 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +8.50% +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 Merseyside with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 28 35 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 8.33% 10.61% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 17
Median daily rate £400 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +28.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £255 £58
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -50.00% +68.67%  

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 3 months to 29 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
Liverpool -5 1 - - 2
Puppet
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 16 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (75.00%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (50.00%) Ansible
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) CentOS
4 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 6 (37.50%) GitHub
5 6 (37.50%) Bitbucket
5 6 (37.50%) Gradle
5 6 (37.50%) Artifactory
5 6 (37.50%) Spock
5 6 (37.50%) Datadog
5 6 (37.50%) SonarQube
5 6 (37.50%) Selenium
5 6 (37.50%) Maven
5 6 (37.50%) JMeter
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Docker
7 4 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) PKI
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) SAS
8 3 (18.75%) SMTP

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 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (18.75%) SAS
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Datadog
2 6 (37.50%) GitHub
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
3 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (18.75%) Route 53
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SMTP
1 3 (18.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Artifactory
2 6 (37.50%) Bitbucket
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 6 (37.50%) Gradle
2 6 (37.50%) JMeter
2 6 (37.50%) Maven
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) SonarQube
2 6 (37.50%) Spock
3 3 (18.75%) GitLab
3 3 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Scrum Master
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Software Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) CentOS
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Ansible
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (18.75%) Rsyslog
3 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
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