Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 43 82
Rank change year-on-year +25 +39 +3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 122 63 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.47% 5.12% 3.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.04% 29.30% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 75 77
North East median daily rate £490 £511 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +21.67% +6.67%
10th Percentile £329 £313 £304
90th Percentile £580 £638 £536
England median daily rate £525 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -39.53%

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 the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 265 215 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.57% 17.48% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 169 352
North East median daily rate £450 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +11.11% -3.08%
10th Percentile £302 £262 £220
90th Percentile £560 £550 £450
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 38
North East median hourly rate £15.14 £32.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.05% +15.18% +9.80%
10th Percentile £12.75 £8.73 £24.85
90th Percentile £26.08 £49.67 £42.30
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +12.50%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 +23 119 £483 -5.58% 16
Durham -10 2 £525 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 107 (87.70%) DevOps
2 103 (84.43%) Linux
3 93 (76.23%) Ansible
4 83 (68.03%) Jenkins
5 81 (66.39%) Amazon AWS
6 70 (57.38%) Terraform
7 69 (56.56%) Docker
8 66 (54.10%) Configuration Management
9 56 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (42.62%) Python
10 52 (42.62%) Opscode Chef
11 47 (38.52%) Open Source
11 47 (38.52%) Windows
12 42 (34.43%) GitLab
13 41 (33.61%) Bash Shell
14 40 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (31.97%) Elastic Stack
16 35 (28.69%) Sonatype Nexus
16 35 (28.69%) Test Automation
17 33 (27.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 33 (27.05%) Git (software)
18 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
19 31 (25.41%) Kubernetes
20 29 (23.77%) Perl
21 27 (22.13%) Red Hat
21 27 (22.13%) Maven
21 27 (22.13%) CentOS
22 25 (20.49%) Java
23 23 (18.85%) Nagios
23 23 (18.85%) Ruby

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 17 (13.93%) Confluence
2 8 (6.56%) JBoss
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.92%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.10%) nginx
6 4 (3.28%) Apache
6 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.46%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.64%) FileNet
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.82%) Documentum
9 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.82%) IIS
9 1 (0.82%) Jetty
9 1 (0.82%) Mongrel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 81 (66.39%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (18.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (14.75%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (13.93%) Amazon S3
6 15 (12.30%) Datadog
7 12 (9.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (7.38%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (5.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (5.74%) Slack
10 5 (4.10%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (4.10%) Route 53
10 5 (4.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (2.46%) GitHub
11 3 (2.46%) Google Analytics
12 2 (1.64%) IaaS
12 2 (1.64%) PaaS
12 2 (1.64%) SaaS
13 1 (0.82%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) HTTP
2 7 (5.74%) Firewall
2 7 (5.74%) VLAN
3 6 (4.92%) SSL
4 5 (4.10%) Network Security
5 4 (3.28%) DHCP
5 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.64%) DNS
6 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.82%) FTP
7 1 (0.82%) Internet
7 1 (0.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.93%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.02%) Amazon Redshift
3 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.56%) MySQL
6 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.82%) KDB
10 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 83 (68.03%) Jenkins
2 42 (34.43%) GitLab
3 35 (28.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 33 (27.05%) Git (software)
5 27 (22.13%) Maven
6 23 (18.85%) JIRA
7 17 (13.93%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.92%) SonarQube
9 5 (4.10%) Artifactory
10 4 (3.28%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.28%) Subversion
11 3 (2.46%) Ant
11 3 (2.46%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.46%) Gatling
11 3 (2.46%) Grunt
11 3 (2.46%) gulp
11 3 (2.46%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.46%) JUnit
11 3 (2.46%) Selenium
General
1 3 (2.46%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Electronics
2 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.64%) Marketing
2 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (76.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (15.57%) AWS DevOps
3 18 (14.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 18 (14.75%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Developer
7 4 (3.28%) DevOps Developer
7 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.46%) JIRA Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) Junior DevOps
8 3 (2.46%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.97%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (9.84%) Node.js
3 9 (7.38%) YAML
4 8 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (6.56%) Spring Boot
4 8 (6.56%) Zuul
5 7 (5.74%) HTML
6 6 (4.92%) Web Services
7 5 (4.10%) J2EE
8 4 (3.28%) Servlets
8 4 (3.28%) Spring
9 3 (2.46%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.46%) HTML5
9 3 (2.46%) Java EE
9 3 (2.46%) jQuery
9 3 (2.46%) JSON
9 3 (2.46%) SOAP
9 3 (2.46%) Software Packaging
9 3 (2.46%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.48%) Private Cloud
3 12 (9.84%) User Experience
4 9 (7.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (5.74%) Clustering
6 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.46%) Replication
8 2 (1.64%) DataPower
8 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (84.43%) Linux
2 47 (38.52%) Windows
3 33 (27.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (22.13%) CentOS
5 21 (17.21%) Unix
6 6 (4.92%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.28%) Debian
9 3 (2.46%) AIX
9 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (87.70%) DevOps
2 66 (54.10%) Configuration Management
3 56 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (38.52%) Open Source
5 40 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (28.69%) Test Automation
7 22 (18.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (15.57%) Technical Architecture
9 18 (14.75%) Deployment Automation
9 18 (14.75%) High Availability
9 18 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
11 15 (12.30%) BDD
12 14 (11.48%) ITIL
13 13 (10.66%) Coaching
14 12 (9.84%) Kanban
14 12 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (9.02%) Microservices
15 11 (9.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.62%) Python
2 41 (33.61%) Bash Shell
3 29 (23.77%) Perl
4 25 (20.49%) Java
5 23 (18.85%) Ruby
6 20 (16.39%) PowerShell
7 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.48%) C++
9 11 (9.02%) C
10 9 (7.38%) C#
10 9 (7.38%) SQL
11 4 (3.28%) Scala
12 3 (2.46%) Groovy
12 3 (2.46%) Haskell
12 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) Degree
4 3 (2.46%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) QA
System Software
1 69 (56.56%) Docker
2 10 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.74%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.46%) XenApp
4 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.82%) Firmware
6 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (76.23%) Ansible
2 70 (57.38%) Terraform
3 52 (42.62%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (25.41%) Kubernetes
5 23 (18.85%) Nagios
5 23 (18.85%) Packer
6 11 (9.02%) Grafana
7 10 (8.20%) ZABBIX
8 9 (7.38%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (6.56%) Consul
9 8 (6.56%) Prometheus
10 6 (4.92%) vMotion
11 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (4.10%) Rancher
12 3 (2.46%) Kibana
12 3 (2.46%) SCCM
12 3 (2.46%) SCOM
12 3 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (2.46%) vCenter Server
13 2 (1.64%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 27 (22.13%) Red Hat
2 17 (13.93%) Oracle
3 15 (12.30%) Black Duck
3 15 (12.30%) Splunk
4 14 (11.48%) VMware
5 13 (10.66%) New Relic
6 11 (9.02%) Dynatrace
6 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
7 10 (8.20%) HP
8 9 (7.38%) Google
8 9 (7.38%) Riverbed
9 5 (4.10%) Informatica
10 3 (2.46%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.46%) Adobe
10 3 (2.46%) Axway
10 3 (2.46%) BMC
10 3 (2.46%) EMC
10 3 (2.46%) IBM
10 3 (2.46%) Siebel
10 3 (2.46%) webMethods