Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 30 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 +35
Contract jobs citing Puppet 14 45 126
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.11% 5.81% 11.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.44% 28.48% 49.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 93
Median daily rate £495 £495 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.32% -12.22%
10th Percentile £452 £403 £313
90th Percentile £517 £620 £538
North East median daily rate £495 £495 £395
% change year-on-year - +25.32% -12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 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 72 158 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.11% 20.41% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 104 186
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £250 £155 £255
90th Percentile £900 £588 £525
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.44 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.01% +4.35% -33.85%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.37 £15.20
% change year-on-year +56.46% +47.17% -53.23%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Puppet in Tyne and Wear.

Daily rate trend for Puppet in Tyne and Wear

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Puppet in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 -5 14 £495 - 4
Puppet
North East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 14 (100.00%) Docker
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
1 14 (100.00%) Terraform
2 13 (92.86%) Kubernetes
2 13 (92.86%) Ansible
2 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
2 13 (92.86%) AWS
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) Bash Shell
4 10 (71.43%) Python
5 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
5 9 (64.29%) Windows
5 9 (64.29%) MongoDB
6 8 (57.14%) GitHub
6 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
7 7 (50.00%) SonarQube
8 6 (42.86%) GitLab
8 6 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (42.86%) Prometheus
8 6 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (35.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 5 (35.71%) Public Sector
9 5 (35.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (35.71%) Zscaler
9 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
9 5 (35.71%) Azure
9 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (35.71%) Java
9 5 (35.71%) Perl

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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) AWS
2 8 (57.14%) GitHub
3 6 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
4 5 (35.71%) Azure
4 5 (35.71%) OpenShift
4 5 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MongoDB
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (50.00%) SonarQube
3 6 (42.86%) GitLab
4 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (21.43%) Bitbucket
5 3 (21.43%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 5 (35.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (28.57%) Microservices
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban
8 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 10 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Terraform
2 13 (92.86%) Ansible
2 13 (92.86%) Kubernetes
3 6 (42.86%) Prometheus
4 5 (35.71%) Grafana
4 5 (35.71%) Packer
5 3 (21.43%) Nagios
5 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (21.43%) ZABBIX
6 1 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Zscaler