Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 July 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 > North East
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 112 57
Rank change year-on-year +67 -55 +28
Contract jobs citing Puppet 64 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.03% 1.80% 2.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.62% 8.66% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 65
North East median daily rate £450 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.72% +6.50% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £263
90th Percentile £530 £500 £489
England median daily rate £500 £500 £438
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £51.13 £47.50
% change year-on-year -21.76% +7.63% +18.75%

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 the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 209 543 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 16.43% 20.84% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 360 101
North East median daily rate £388 £282 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.66% -9.92% +14.68%
10th Percentile £284 £210 £225
90th Percentile £513 £400 £488
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 39 16
North East median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +53.42% -11.15%
10th Percentile £25.85 £13.90 £11.09
90th Percentile £45.40 £36.50 £30.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £20.19
% change year-on-year -17.96% +5.67% +4.86%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the North East

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in the North East

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the North East over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in the North East

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the North East region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Tyne and Wear +66 52 £425 +13.33%
Durham +1 12 £488 +62.50%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 46 (71.88%) DevOps
2 44 (68.75%) Linux
3 36 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 26 (40.63%) Unix
5 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (35.94%) Java
7 22 (34.38%) JBoss
7 22 (34.38%) Red Hat
7 22 (34.38%) Ansible
7 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
8 20 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (31.25%) Configuration Management
9 19 (29.69%) Oracle
9 19 (29.69%) WebLogic
9 19 (29.69%) WebSphere
9 19 (29.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (26.56%) MongoDB
10 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
10 17 (26.56%) IBM
11 16 (25.00%) HP
11 16 (25.00%) Siebel
11 16 (25.00%) Informatica
11 16 (25.00%) OO
11 16 (25.00%) AIX
11 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (23.44%) Docker
13 14 (21.88%) REST
14 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (20.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 22 (34.38%) JBoss
2 19 (29.69%) WebLogic
2 19 (29.69%) WebSphere
3 13 (20.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (14.06%) Confluence
5 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
6 6 (9.38%) Apache
7 4 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (4.69%) FileNet
9 1 (1.56%) IIS
9 1 (1.56%) Jetty
9 1 (1.56%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 13 (20.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (4.69%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.69%) GitHub
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.13%) Google App Engine
4 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.13%) Route 53
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.56%) G Suite
5 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) X.21
2 7 (10.94%) SSL
3 5 (7.81%) LDAP
4 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.25%) Network Security
5 3 (4.69%) CTI
6 2 (3.13%) AMQP
6 2 (3.13%) DNS
6 2 (3.13%) HTTP
6 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.56%) DHCP
7 1 (1.56%) FTP
7 1 (1.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) MongoDB
2 12 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 10 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (14.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (10.94%) MySQL
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.56%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 32 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.06%) JIRA
3 9 (14.06%) Selenium
3 9 (14.06%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (10.94%) Maven
5 6 (9.38%) JUnit
6 5 (7.81%) SonarQube
7 4 (6.25%) IntelliJ
7 4 (6.25%) Subversion
7 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.69%) Ant
8 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.69%) Gradle
8 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.56%) GitLab
9 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.56%) Phabricator
9 1 (1.56%) Trac
9 1 (1.56%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (14.06%) Architect
4 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.38%) AIX Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.69%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (4.69%) Siebel Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) REST
2 13 (20.31%) Software Packaging
2 13 (20.31%) Spring
2 13 (20.31%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (17.19%) CSS
3 11 (17.19%) HTML
3 11 (17.19%) JSON
4 10 (15.63%) HTML5
5 9 (14.06%) SOAP
5 9 (14.06%) Web Services
6 7 (10.94%) Ajax
6 7 (10.94%) CSS3
6 7 (10.94%) Django
6 7 (10.94%) J2EE
7 6 (9.38%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.81%) Play Framework
9 4 (6.25%) XML
10 3 (4.69%) EJB
10 3 (4.69%) J2SE
10 3 (4.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.19%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.25%) DataPower
4 3 (4.69%) Fintech
4 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.69%) Handset
5 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Linux
2 26 (40.63%) Unix
3 19 (29.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (25.00%) AIX
5 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.13%) Android
6 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) CentOS
7 1 (1.56%) VMS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (71.88%) DevOps
2 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (25.00%) OO
5 10 (15.63%) Open Source
6 9 (14.06%) Microservices
7 6 (9.38%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (6.25%) Workflow
9 3 (4.69%) API Design
9 3 (4.69%) Change Control
9 3 (4.69%) CRM
9 3 (4.69%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (4.69%) Kanban
9 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.69%) Prototyping
9 3 (4.69%) TDD
9 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) Java
2 12 (18.75%) Python
3 11 (17.19%) Scala
4 10 (15.63%) SQL
5 9 (14.06%) Ruby
6 8 (12.50%) Perl
7 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.69%) C#
8 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.56%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (1.56%) Groovy
10 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.56%) VB
10 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Docker
2 6 (9.38%) LXC
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (34.38%) Ansible
3 4 (6.25%) Forum Sentry
4 3 (4.69%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.69%) Packer
4 3 (4.69%) Terraform
5 2 (3.13%) Mesos
6 1 (1.56%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Red Hat
2 19 (29.69%) Oracle
3 17 (26.56%) IBM
4 16 (25.00%) HP
4 16 (25.00%) Informatica
4 16 (25.00%) Siebel
5 13 (20.31%) Axway
6 4 (6.25%) Sun
7 3 (4.69%) webMethods
8 2 (3.13%) Google
8 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.13%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.13%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.56%) Apigee
9 1 (1.56%) CA
9 1 (1.56%) Capita
9 1 (1.56%) VMware