Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 62 94
Rank change year-on-year +18 +32 -8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 58 96 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.81% 4.05% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.44% 25.60% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 84 26
North East median daily rate £550 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -15.79% -2.06%
10th Percentile £400 £305 £350
90th Percentile £665 £527 £794
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +23.89% -43.50% +5.26%

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 197 375 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.33% 15.81% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 247 84
North East median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £267 £223 £211
90th Percentile £638 £460 £576
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 20
North East median hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.72% +12.62% -14.17%
10th Percentile £9.30 £23.35 £14.94
90th Percentile £48.33 £55.25 £39.18
England median hourly rate £16.63 £19.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.17% -3.13% -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +25 57 £550 +37.50% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 53 (91.38%) DevOps
2 44 (75.86%) Linux
3 41 (70.69%) Jenkins
4 34 (58.62%) Git (software)
5 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (53.45%) Python
6 30 (51.72%) Configuration Management
7 28 (48.28%) Docker
8 27 (46.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (41.38%) Ansible
9 24 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (39.66%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (36.21%) Mentoring
11 21 (36.21%) JIRA
12 20 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (29.31%) Scrum
13 17 (29.31%) Java
13 17 (29.31%) Microservices
13 17 (29.31%) Bash Shell
14 16 (27.59%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (27.59%) Confluence
14 16 (27.59%) Coaching
15 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (25.86%) Perl
15 15 (25.86%) Windows
15 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (24.14%) Oracle
16 14 (24.14%) Terraform
17 12 (20.69%) Open Source
17 12 (20.69%) JSON

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 16 (27.59%) Confluence
2 10 (17.24%) nginx
3 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 3 (5.17%) JBoss
4 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) FileNet
6 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.72%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 23 (39.66%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (17.24%) Slack
4 5 (8.62%) Heroku
5 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (6.90%) Serverless
6 3 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (5.17%) IaaS
6 3 (5.17%) PaaS
7 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.45%) Datadog
8 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.72%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.72%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.72%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.72%) SSH
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MongoDB
2 8 (13.79%) MySQL
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.72%) DataStage
7 1 (1.72%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 41 (70.69%) Jenkins
2 34 (58.62%) Git (software)
3 21 (36.21%) JIRA
4 16 (27.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (17.24%) SonarQube
5 10 (17.24%) Subversion
6 9 (15.52%) Maven
7 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
8 7 (12.07%) Selenium
9 3 (5.17%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.45%) GitLab
10 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Lead DevOps
3 12 (20.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (18.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (17.24%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Architect
7 8 (13.79%) Digital Architect
7 8 (13.79%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (12.07%) Consultant
8 7 (12.07%) DevOps Consultant
8 7 (12.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (8.62%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (8.62%) DevOps Manager
9 5 (8.62%) Head of Delivery
9 5 (8.62%) Head of DevOps
10 4 (6.90%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (5.17%) Java Architect
11 3 (5.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) JSON
2 9 (15.52%) Software Packaging
3 7 (12.07%) CSS
3 7 (12.07%) HTML
3 7 (12.07%) Middleware
3 7 (12.07%) RESTful
3 7 (12.07%) SOAP
3 7 (12.07%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) Node.js
4 5 (8.62%) Play Framework
5 4 (6.90%) Ajax
5 4 (6.90%) CSS3
5 4 (6.90%) Django
5 4 (6.90%) HTML5
5 4 (6.90%) REST
5 4 (6.90%) Spring
6 3 (5.17%) jQuery
6 3 (5.17%) XML
6 3 (5.17%) XSD
6 3 (5.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Clustering
2 9 (15.52%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.90%) Smartphone
3 4 (6.90%) User Experience
4 3 (5.17%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Linux
2 20 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (25.86%) Windows
4 6 (10.34%) Unix
5 5 (8.62%) AIX
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) DevOps
2 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (51.72%) Configuration Management
4 27 (46.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (36.21%) Mentoring
6 17 (29.31%) Microservices
6 17 (29.31%) Scrum
7 16 (27.59%) Coaching
8 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (20.69%) Open Source
10 10 (17.24%) Load Balancing
10 10 (17.24%) Static Code Analysis
11 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
12 7 (12.07%) Kanban
12 7 (12.07%) Migration
13 6 (10.34%) TDD
13 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
14 5 (8.62%) OO
14 5 (8.62%) SOA
14 5 (8.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) Python
2 17 (29.31%) Bash Shell
2 17 (29.31%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) Perl
4 9 (15.52%) Ruby
4 9 (15.52%) Scala
4 9 (15.52%) Shell Script
5 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.34%) SQL
7 3 (5.17%) Groovy
8 2 (3.45%) C
8 2 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) Jython
9 1 (1.72%) Korn
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 28 (48.28%) Docker
2 7 (12.07%) Xen
3 5 (8.62%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (6.90%) LXC
5 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) NFS
5 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (41.38%) Ansible
1 24 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (24.14%) Terraform
3 3 (5.17%) Nagios
3 3 (5.17%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.45%) Packer
5 1 (1.72%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (1.72%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.34%) IBM
4 5 (8.62%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) SaltStack
6 3 (5.17%) OpenText
7 2 (3.45%) Axway
7 2 (3.45%) Capita
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco
7 2 (3.45%) Informatica
7 2 (3.45%) New Relic
7 2 (3.45%) Siebel
7 2 (3.45%) Splunk
8 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.72%) Sun
8 1 (1.72%) VMware
8 1 (1.72%) Vyatta