Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 26 66
Rank change year-on-year +6 +40 +14
Contract jobs citing Puppet 96 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.86% 7.59% 4.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.67% 36.63% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 78 60
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £535 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +48.61% -15.29%
10th Percentile £390 £355 £307
90th Percentile £575 £665 £462
North East median daily rate £500 £535 £375
% change year-on-year -6.54% +42.67% -11.76%
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 225 202 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.76% 20.72% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 158 203
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +15.94% +18.97%
10th Percentile £226 £260 £223
90th Percentile £550 £613 £475
North East median daily rate £473 £400 £345
% change year-on-year +18.13% +15.94% +16.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.78% -72.62% +58.49%
10th Percentile £14.99 £8.38 £29.60
90th Percentile £30.05 £31.60 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £15.48 £11.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +34.57% -71.25% +60.00%

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 93 £500 -6.54% 18
Gateshead - 1 £490 -
South Shields - 1 £515 -
Puppet
North East

For the 6 months to 18 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 71 (73.96%) Linux
2 70 (72.92%) DevOps
3 66 (68.75%) Jenkins
4 63 (65.63%) Ansible
5 62 (64.58%) Amazon AWS
6 56 (58.33%) Docker
7 52 (54.17%) Python
8 47 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (48.96%) Terraform
9 45 (46.88%) GitLab
10 41 (42.71%) Configuration Management
11 36 (37.50%) JIRA
11 36 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (36.46%) Git (software)
13 34 (35.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (32.29%) Bash Shell
15 30 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (29.17%) Kubernetes
16 28 (29.17%) Sonatype Nexus
17 27 (28.13%) CentOS
18 26 (27.08%) Test Automation
19 25 (26.04%) Open Source
19 25 (26.04%) Maven
19 25 (26.04%) Perl
20 23 (23.96%) Windows
20 23 (23.96%) MongoDB
20 23 (23.96%) Elastic Stack
21 22 (22.92%) Confluence
21 22 (22.92%) AWS CloudFormation
21 22 (22.92%) Java

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 22 (22.92%) Confluence
2 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.17%) Apache
3 4 (4.17%) JBoss
3 4 (4.17%) nginx
3 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.08%) Documentum
5 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 62 (64.58%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (22.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (13.54%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (13.54%) Amazon S3
5 9 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (7.29%) iPaaS
7 7 (7.29%) Slack
8 6 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (6.25%) Route 53
8 6 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (5.21%) Datadog
10 4 (4.17%) GitHub
10 4 (4.17%) Google Analytics
11 3 (3.13%) IaaS
12 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (1.04%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.75%) HTTP
2 12 (12.50%) Firewall
3 9 (9.38%) Network Security
3 9 (9.38%) VLAN
4 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.17%) SSL
6 2 (2.08%) DHCP
6 2 (2.08%) DNS
6 2 (2.08%) Internet
6 2 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (1.04%) BGP
7 1 (1.04%) NAS
7 1 (1.04%) OSPF
7 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.96%) MongoDB
2 18 (18.75%) MySQL
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (68.75%) Jenkins
2 45 (46.88%) GitLab
3 36 (37.50%) JIRA
4 35 (36.46%) Git (software)
5 28 (29.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 25 (26.04%) Maven
7 13 (13.54%) SonarQube
8 10 (10.42%) Artifactory
9 6 (6.25%) Bitbucket
9 6 (6.25%) Cucumber
10 5 (5.21%) Selenium
11 4 (4.17%) Ant
11 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.17%) Gatling
11 4 (4.17%) Grunt
11 4 (4.17%) gulp
11 4 (4.17%) IntelliJ
11 4 (4.17%) JUnit
11 4 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (4.17%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 57 (59.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.71%) AWS DevOps
3 16 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) Administrator
5 9 (9.38%) JIRA Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (6.25%) Server Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.17%) DevOps Architect
10 4 (4.17%) DevOps Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) DevOps Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (14.58%) Node.js
2 14 (14.58%) Web Services
3 12 (12.50%) YAML
4 6 (6.25%) HTML
4 6 (6.25%) SOAP
4 6 (6.25%) Spring
5 5 (5.21%) J2EE
5 5 (5.21%) JSON
5 5 (5.21%) REST
5 5 (5.21%) XML
6 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.17%) CSS
6 4 (4.17%) EJB
6 4 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 4 (4.17%) HTML5
6 4 (4.17%) J2SE
6 4 (4.17%) jQuery
6 4 (4.17%) Play Framework
6 4 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (13.54%) Private Cloud
3 12 (12.50%) User Experience
4 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.29%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.13%) Replication
7 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (73.96%) Linux
2 34 (35.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (28.13%) CentOS
4 23 (23.96%) Windows
5 14 (14.58%) Unix
6 6 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.17%) Debian
8 2 (2.08%) Fedora
8 2 (2.08%) Solaris
8 2 (2.08%) SUSE
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (72.92%) DevOps
2 47 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (42.71%) Configuration Management
4 36 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (27.08%) Test Automation
6 25 (26.04%) Open Source
7 21 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (20.83%) Microservices
9 19 (19.79%) Performance Monitoring
9 19 (19.79%) Software Engineering
10 18 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
11 17 (17.71%) Kanban
12 15 (15.63%) Scrum
13 14 (14.58%) SOA
14 13 (13.54%) ITIL
15 12 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 12 (12.50%) Change Management
15 12 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
15 12 (12.50%) Release Automation
16 11 (11.46%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.17%) Python
2 31 (32.29%) Bash Shell
3 25 (26.04%) Perl
4 22 (22.92%) Java
5 19 (19.79%) Ruby
6 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.38%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.29%) SQL
9 6 (6.25%) C#
10 4 (4.17%) Groovy
10 4 (4.17%) Haskell
10 4 (4.17%) Scala
11 3 (3.13%) C++
11 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.04%) C
12 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 56 (58.33%) Docker
2 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (7.29%) XenApp
4 7 (7.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.08%) KVM
5 2 (2.08%) Xen
6 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (65.63%) Ansible
2 47 (48.96%) Terraform
3 30 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (29.17%) Kubernetes
5 16 (16.67%) Nagios
6 15 (15.63%) ZABBIX
7 12 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (11.46%) Grafana
9 9 (9.38%) Packer
10 8 (8.33%) vMotion
11 7 (7.29%) Prometheus
11 7 (7.29%) SCCM
11 7 (7.29%) SCOM
11 7 (7.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (7.29%) vCenter Server
12 6 (6.25%) Rancher
13 4 (4.17%) Kibana
14 2 (2.08%) Check_MK
14 2 (2.08%) Consul
15 1 (1.04%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Oracle
1 20 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.50%) Black Duck
3 12 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 10 (10.42%) VMware
5 8 (8.33%) BMC
5 8 (8.33%) EMC
5 8 (8.33%) HP
6 7 (7.29%) 3PAR
6 7 (7.29%) Dynatrace
7 6 (6.25%) Google
8 4 (4.17%) Adobe
8 4 (4.17%) Pega
8 4 (4.17%) webMethods
9 3 (3.13%) Cisco
10 2 (2.08%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (2.08%) New Relic
10 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.08%) Splunk