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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 57 49
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 36 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.19% 3.03% 1.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.36% 18.75% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 14
Median daily rate £450 £340 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.25% -8.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £385
% change year-on-year +5.55% +16.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 99 176 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 14.29% 16.18% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 101 28
Median daily rate £450 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £235 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £41.00 £26.00 £12.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.69% +110.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £12.85 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.15 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.46%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Tyne and Wear +6 25 £450 +36.36% 3
Durham - 11 £488 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 48 (66.67%) DevOps
2 47 (65.28%) Linux
3 41 (56.94%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (51.39%) Java
5 35 (48.61%) Unix
5 35 (48.61%) Configuration Management
5 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 25 (34.72%) MongoDB
7 25 (34.72%) Confluence
7 25 (34.72%) JIRA
7 25 (34.72%) Red Hat
8 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 23 (31.94%) Ansible
10 22 (30.56%) Docker
11 20 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (26.39%) AIX
12 19 (26.39%) Oracle
13 18 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (25.00%) JBoss
13 18 (25.00%) IBM
13 18 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (23.61%) REST
14 17 (23.61%) HP
14 17 (23.61%) OO
14 17 (23.61%) WebSphere
15 15 (20.83%) Software Packaging
15 15 (20.83%) WebLogic
15 15 (20.83%) SQL

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 25 (34.72%) Confluence
2 18 (25.00%) JBoss
3 17 (23.61%) WebSphere
4 15 (20.83%) WebLogic
5 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 9 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (9.72%) Apache
7 3 (4.17%) FileNet
7 3 (4.17%) IIS
7 3 (4.17%) Jetty
7 3 (4.17%) Mongrel
7 3 (4.17%) nginx
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.28%) GitHub
3 6 (8.33%) OpenShift
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.56%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.56%) IaaS
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (5.56%) PaaS
5 4 (5.56%) SaaS
6 3 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.78%) Route 53
8 1 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) SSL
2 8 (11.11%) LDAP
3 7 (9.72%) HTTP
4 5 (6.94%) CTI
5 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.17%) DHCP
6 3 (4.17%) DNS
6 3 (4.17%) FTP
6 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.17%) IPsec
7 2 (2.78%) AMQP
7 2 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.72%) MongoDB
2 18 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (9.72%) MySQL
6 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.17%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.39%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 25 (34.72%) JIRA
3 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 10 (13.89%) Selenium
5 8 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (9.72%) Maven
7 6 (8.33%) JUnit
8 5 (6.94%) SonarQube
9 4 (5.56%) IntelliJ
9 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.17%) Ant
10 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.17%) Gradle
10 3 (4.17%) Subversion
10 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.17%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Developer
3 17 (23.61%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (6.94%) Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Digital Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Siebel Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.56%) Scala Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Scala Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) REST
2 15 (20.83%) Software Packaging
3 14 (19.44%) HTML
4 13 (18.06%) Spring
5 12 (16.67%) Web Services
6 11 (15.28%) CSS
6 11 (15.28%) JSON
7 10 (13.89%) HTML5
7 10 (13.89%) SOAP
8 9 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 9 (12.50%) J2EE
8 9 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (9.72%) Ajax
9 7 (9.72%) CSS3
9 7 (9.72%) Django
10 6 (8.33%) Play Framework
11 4 (5.56%) .NET
11 4 (5.56%) Middleware
11 4 (5.56%) XML
12 3 (4.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Handset
3 3 (4.17%) DataPower
3 3 (4.17%) Fintech
4 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) Linux
2 35 (48.61%) Unix
3 20 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (26.39%) AIX
5 8 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.78%) Android
7 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.39%) MVS
8 1 (1.39%) VME
8 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (66.67%) DevOps
2 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) Configuration Management
3 17 (23.61%) OO
4 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (20.83%) Microservices
5 13 (18.06%) Scrum
6 12 (16.67%) Change Control
6 12 (16.67%) Open Source
7 9 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (11.11%) Workflow
9 5 (6.94%) CRM
10 4 (5.56%) Change Management
10 4 (5.56%) ITIL
11 3 (4.17%) Data Management
11 3 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (4.17%) ITSM
11 3 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) Java
2 15 (20.83%) SQL
3 14 (19.44%) Perl
3 14 (19.44%) Python
4 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
5 11 (15.28%) Scala
6 10 (13.89%) Ruby
7 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.17%) C#
8 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.39%) C
9 1 (1.39%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (1.39%) Groovy
9 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.39%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) Docker
2 7 (9.72%) LXC
3 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (56.94%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (31.94%) Ansible
3 10 (13.89%) Terraform
4 5 (6.94%) Packer
5 3 (4.17%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.78%) Mesos
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Red Hat
2 19 (26.39%) Oracle
3 18 (25.00%) IBM
4 17 (23.61%) HP
5 14 (19.44%) Informatica
5 14 (19.44%) Siebel
6 9 (12.50%) Axway
7 8 (11.11%) Atlassian
7 8 (11.11%) Sun
8 4 (5.56%) Google
8 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.17%) VMware
9 3 (4.17%) webMethods
10 2 (2.78%) CA
10 2 (2.78%) MuleSoft
10 2 (2.78%) WorldPay
11 1 (1.39%) Apigee
11 1 (1.39%) Capita
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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