Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 37 99
Rank change year-on-year +28 +62 -41
Contract jobs citing Puppet 124 50 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.14% 5.59% 2.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 55.36% 26.60% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 63 64
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £465 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £325 £309 £307
90th Percentile £575 £638 £538
North East median daily rate £465 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% -4.49%
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 224 188 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.54% 21.01% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 145 396
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £431 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.21% +12.90% -4.62%
10th Percentile £306 £266 £224
90th Percentile £563 £515 £448
North East median daily rate £425 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +21.43% +12.90% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 39
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.25 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.72% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £22.18 £9.01 £26.15
90th Percentile £33.73 £49.00 £39.40
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -52.03% +14.29% +6.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +31 123 £458 -3.68% 16
South Shields - 1 £515 -
Puppet
North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 106 (85.48%) Linux
1 106 (85.48%) DevOps
2 96 (77.42%) Ansible
3 77 (62.10%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (60.48%) Terraform
5 74 (59.68%) Jenkins
6 69 (55.65%) Docker
7 63 (50.81%) Configuration Management
8 52 (41.94%) Open Source
9 51 (41.13%) Bash Shell
9 51 (41.13%) Opscode Chef
10 50 (40.32%) Python
11 48 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (37.10%) Windows
13 41 (33.06%) Elastic Stack
14 39 (31.45%) GitLab
15 36 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
16 35 (28.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 35 (28.23%) Kubernetes
17 34 (27.42%) Test Automation
18 31 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (25.00%) Java
18 31 (25.00%) Perl
19 30 (24.19%) Packer
19 30 (24.19%) Sonatype Nexus
20 28 (22.58%) Red Hat
20 28 (22.58%) CentOS
21 26 (20.97%) High Availability
21 26 (20.97%) Ruby
21 26 (20.97%) Nagios

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 11 (8.87%) Confluence
2 7 (5.65%) JBoss
3 5 (4.03%) Apache
3 5 (4.03%) nginx
3 5 (4.03%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.42%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.61%) FileNet
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.81%) Documentum
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) Jetty
7 1 (0.81%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 77 (62.10%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (16.94%) Datadog
4 19 (15.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (14.52%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (13.71%) Amazon S3
7 11 (8.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (5.65%) Slack
9 6 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (4.03%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (4.03%) Route 53
11 4 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (1.61%) GitHub
13 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
13 2 (1.61%) IaaS
13 2 (1.61%) PaaS
13 2 (1.61%) SaaS
14 1 (0.81%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.81%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.06%) HTTP
2 5 (4.03%) SSL
3 4 (3.23%) Firewall
4 3 (2.42%) DHCP
4 3 (2.42%) DNS
4 3 (2.42%) Network Security
4 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.42%) VLAN
5 2 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.81%) FTP
6 1 (0.81%) Internet
6 1 (0.81%) IPsec
6 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.81%) SMS
6 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) Amazon Redshift
2 12 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.84%) MySQL
4 6 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.81%) DataStage
9 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.81%) KDB
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 74 (59.68%) Jenkins
2 39 (31.45%) GitLab
3 30 (24.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 25 (20.16%) TeamCity
5 23 (18.55%) Git (software)
6 19 (15.32%) Maven
7 15 (12.10%) JIRA
8 6 (4.84%) Artifactory
8 6 (4.84%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.42%) Subversion
10 1 (0.81%) Ant
10 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.81%) Grunt
10 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.81%) JUnit
10 1 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.81%) Sublime Text
10 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (2.42%) Finance
2 2 (1.61%) Electronics
2 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.61%) Marketing
2 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (16.94%) AWS DevOps
3 20 (16.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 20 (16.13%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (7.26%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (5.65%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (4.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Analyst
7 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.42%) Administrator
8 3 (2.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (2.42%) Junior
8 3 (2.42%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (2.42%) Senior Server Analyst
8 3 (2.42%) Server Analyst
8 3 (2.42%) Server Support
8 3 (2.42%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.06%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (7.26%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (6.45%) Spring Boot
3 8 (6.45%) Zuul
4 7 (5.65%) Node.js
5 5 (4.03%) HTML
6 4 (3.23%) Software Packaging
6 4 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.42%) Web Services
7 3 (2.42%) YAML
8 2 (1.61%) .NET
8 2 (1.61%) J2EE
8 2 (1.61%) LAMP
8 2 (1.61%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.61%) LDAP
8 2 (1.61%) Middleware
8 2 (1.61%) Servlets
8 2 (1.61%) Spring
9 1 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.10%) Private Cloud
3 8 (6.45%) Clustering
4 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.84%) User Experience
5 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.61%) DataPower
7 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 106 (85.48%) Linux
2 46 (37.10%) Windows
3 35 (28.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (22.58%) CentOS
5 21 (16.94%) Unix
6 8 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.23%) AIX
8 4 (3.23%) Debian
9 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (85.48%) DevOps
2 63 (50.81%) Configuration Management
3 52 (41.94%) Open Source
4 48 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (27.42%) Test Automation
6 31 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (20.97%) High Availability
8 23 (18.55%) BDD
9 22 (17.74%) Technical Architecture
10 21 (16.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (13.71%) Deployment Automation
12 15 (12.10%) Coaching
12 15 (12.10%) ITIL
13 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
14 12 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (8.06%) Business Development
15 10 (8.06%) OO
15 10 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (8.06%) Software Delivery
15 10 (8.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.13%) Bash Shell
2 50 (40.32%) Python
3 31 (25.00%) Java
3 31 (25.00%) Perl
4 26 (20.97%) Ruby
5 25 (20.16%) PowerShell
6 22 (17.74%) C++
7 19 (15.32%) C
8 11 (8.87%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.45%) SQL
10 6 (4.84%) C#
11 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.61%) PHP
12 2 (1.61%) Scala
13 1 (0.81%) Groovy
13 1 (0.81%) Haskell
13 1 (0.81%) Jython
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 69 (55.65%) Docker
2 11 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.06%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.42%) XenApp
5 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.61%) Xen
7 1 (0.81%) Firmware
7 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 96 (77.42%) Ansible
2 75 (60.48%) Terraform
3 51 (41.13%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (28.23%) Kubernetes
5 30 (24.19%) Packer
6 26 (20.97%) Nagios
7 8 (6.45%) Consul
8 7 (5.65%) Grafana
9 6 (4.84%) Prometheus
9 6 (4.84%) vMotion
10 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (4.03%) ZABBIX
11 4 (3.23%) Rancher
12 3 (2.42%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (2.42%) SCCM
12 3 (2.42%) SCOM
12 3 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (2.42%) vCenter Server
13 2 (1.61%) Forum Sentry
13 2 (1.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 23 (18.55%) Splunk
3 21 (16.94%) New Relic
4 14 (11.29%) Black Duck
4 14 (11.29%) Oracle
4 14 (11.29%) VMware
5 11 (8.87%) Dynatrace
5 11 (8.87%) HP
6 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.45%) Google
8 6 (4.84%) Informatica
9 5 (4.03%) IBM
10 4 (3.23%) Axway
10 4 (3.23%) Siebel
11 3 (2.42%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.42%) BMC
11 3 (2.42%) EMC
11 3 (2.42%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.61%) SAP
12 2 (1.61%) Sun