Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 10 December 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 32 68
Rank change year-on-year +21 +36 +7
Contract jobs citing Puppet 120 64 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.66% 7.00% 3.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 51.95% 32.65% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 81 74
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £490 £535 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.41% +28.53% -7.50%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £307
90th Percentile £600 £638 £538
North East median daily rate £490 £535 £410
% change year-on-year -8.41% +30.49% -8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 231 196 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.37% 21.44% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 153 282
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +13.28% -2.01%
10th Percentile £322 £264 £223
90th Percentile £566 £588 £460
North East median daily rate £450 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +28.57% +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £15.97 £8.87 £26.35
90th Percentile £32.45 £49.33 £49.05
North East median hourly rate £15.13 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -52.73% +14.29% +9.80%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Tyne and Wear

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Puppet in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Tyne and Wear

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Tyne and Wear

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +21 118 £490 -8.41% 12
South Shields - 1 £515 -
Puppet
North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 100 (83.33%) Linux
2 94 (78.33%) DevOps
3 86 (71.67%) Ansible
4 76 (63.33%) Jenkins
5 75 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
6 65 (54.17%) Docker
7 63 (52.50%) Terraform
8 53 (44.17%) Configuration Management
9 52 (43.33%) GitLab
10 48 (40.00%) Python
10 48 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
12 40 (33.33%) Open Source
12 40 (33.33%) Windows
13 39 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 37 (30.83%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (30.83%) Sonatype Nexus
15 36 (30.00%) Bash Shell
16 34 (28.33%) Git (software)
16 34 (28.33%) Elastic Stack
17 33 (27.50%) Red Hat
18 30 (25.00%) Test Automation
19 28 (23.33%) Kubernetes
20 27 (22.50%) CentOS
20 27 (22.50%) Maven
21 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
22 24 (20.00%) Security Cleared
22 24 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
22 24 (20.00%) JIRA
23 23 (19.17%) Oracle

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (14.17%) Confluence
2 10 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.17%) JBoss
5 4 (3.33%) nginx
6 3 (2.50%) Apache
6 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Documentum
7 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 75 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (14.17%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (14.17%) Amazon S3
5 12 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (8.33%) Datadog
7 7 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (5.83%) Slack
8 5 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (4.17%) Route 53
8 5 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.50%) GitHub
9 3 (2.50%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.67%) IaaS
10 2 (1.67%) PaaS
10 2 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) HTTP
2 7 (5.83%) Firewall
2 7 (5.83%) VLAN
3 4 (3.33%) Network Security
4 3 (2.50%) SSL
4 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.67%) DHCP
6 1 (0.83%) DNS
6 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.17%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.67%) MySQL
3 8 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.83%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.83%) KDB
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 76 (63.33%) Jenkins
2 52 (43.33%) GitLab
3 37 (30.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 34 (28.33%) Git (software)
5 27 (22.50%) Maven
6 24 (20.00%) JIRA
7 14 (11.67%) Artifactory
8 12 (10.00%) TeamCity
9 6 (5.00%) SonarQube
10 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.33%) Subversion
11 3 (2.50%) Ant
11 3 (2.50%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.50%) Gatling
11 3 (2.50%) Grunt
11 3 (2.50%) gulp
11 3 (2.50%) JUnit
11 3 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (2.50%) Selenium
11 3 (2.50%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (2.50%) Finance
2 2 (1.67%) Electronics
2 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.67%) Marketing
2 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (69.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.00%) AWS DevOps
2 18 (15.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (7.50%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (6.67%) Administrator
5 7 (5.83%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Server Administrator
7 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Developer
8 4 (3.33%) DevOps Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (3.33%) JIRA Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.33%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (10.00%) Node.js
3 9 (7.50%) YAML
4 8 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (6.67%) Spring Boot
4 8 (6.67%) Zuul
5 7 (5.83%) HTML
5 7 (5.83%) Web Services
6 4 (3.33%) J2EE
6 4 (3.33%) Spring
7 3 (2.50%) CSS
7 3 (2.50%) EJB
7 3 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.50%) HTML5
7 3 (2.50%) Java EE
7 3 (2.50%) jQuery
7 3 (2.50%) JSON
7 3 (2.50%) Servlets
7 3 (2.50%) SOAP
7 3 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 12 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 12 (10.00%) User Experience
2 11 (9.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (5.83%) Clustering
4 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Replication
6 2 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (83.33%) Linux
2 40 (33.33%) Windows
3 39 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (22.50%) CentOS
5 18 (15.00%) Unix
6 6 (5.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.33%) Debian
9 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (78.33%) DevOps
2 53 (44.17%) Configuration Management
3 48 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (33.33%) Open Source
5 37 (30.83%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 20 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (15.83%) ITIL
8 19 (15.83%) Performance Monitoring
9 18 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (14.17%) Deployment Automation
10 17 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (14.17%) Software Engineering
11 13 (10.83%) Coaching
12 12 (10.00%) High Availability
12 12 (10.00%) Kanban
13 11 (9.17%) Microservices
13 11 (9.17%) Scrum
14 10 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.00%) Python
2 36 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 22 (18.33%) Perl
4 18 (15.00%) Ruby
5 17 (14.17%) Java
6 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.50%) C++
10 8 (6.67%) C#
11 7 (5.83%) SQL
12 6 (5.00%) C
13 4 (3.33%) Scala
14 3 (2.50%) Groovy
14 3 (2.50%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 24 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.50%) Degree
5 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) QA
System Software
1 65 (54.17%) Docker
2 15 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.83%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (8.33%) XenApp
4 10 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 86 (71.67%) Ansible
2 63 (52.50%) Terraform
3 45 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (23.33%) Kubernetes
5 18 (15.00%) Nagios
5 18 (15.00%) Packer
6 13 (10.83%) vMotion
7 11 (9.17%) Grafana
8 10 (8.33%) SCCM
8 10 (8.33%) SCOM
8 10 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (8.33%) vCenter Server
8 10 (8.33%) ZABBIX
9 9 (7.50%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (6.67%) Consul
10 8 (6.67%) Prometheus
11 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (4.17%) Rancher
12 3 (2.50%) Kibana
13 1 (0.83%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 33 (27.50%) Red Hat
2 23 (19.17%) Oracle
3 18 (15.00%) VMware
4 15 (12.50%) Black Duck
5 13 (10.83%) HP
6 11 (9.17%) Dynatrace
6 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
7 10 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 10 (8.33%) BMC
7 10 (8.33%) EMC
7 10 (8.33%) Splunk
8 9 (7.50%) Riverbed
9 8 (6.67%) Google
9 8 (6.67%) New Relic
10 3 (2.50%) Adobe
10 3 (2.50%) webMethods
11 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.67%) Informatica
11 2 (1.67%) SAP
12 1 (0.83%) Pega