Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 18 January 2019 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 34 42
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.40% 0.37% 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.76% 6.67% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Staffordshire median daily rate - £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.25% -
West Midlands median daily rate £486 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -7.38% +10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 21 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.30% 5.60% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Staffordshire median daily rate £275 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +15.38% +13.04%
10th Percentile £227 £296 £273
90th Percentile £338 £425 £414
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £29.60 £13.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.88% +115.43% -8.40%
10th Percentile £13.50 £16.69 £12.62
90th Percentile £35.75 £46.43 £15.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.70 £14.74
% change year-on-year +11.45% +6.53% +1.66%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Staffordshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Puppet
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) NuGet
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Archiva
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Archiva
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Build and Release Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Release Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Salt