The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 85 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Puppet 24 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 0.99% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.44% 11.21% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 23
Median daily rate £488 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £360 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -
Puppet
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
193 223 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.96% 8.84% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 116 153
Median daily rate £475 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £266 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 3
Median hourly rate £43.28 £42.30 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +51.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
- -25.92%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Berkshire region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 9 £449 -2.97% 5
Windsor - 7 £550 -
Bracknell - 5 £475 -
Maidenhead -2 1 £370 -13.29%
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 49 (81.67%) Linux
2 45 (75.00%) DevOps
3 40 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (56.67%) Jenkins
5 30 (50.00%) Ansible
6 28 (46.67%) VMware
7 24 (40.00%) Python
8 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (36.67%) CentOS
10 21 (35.00%) Red Hat
10 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
11 20 (33.33%) Ubuntu
12 18 (30.00%) Perl
13 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
14 15 (25.00%) Docker
14 15 (25.00%) Bash Shell
15 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (23.33%) Cisco
16 13 (21.67%) EMC
16 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (20.00%) Nagios
18 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (18.33%) vSphere
19 10 (16.67%) OpenStack
19 10 (16.67%) Ruby
19 10 (16.67%) CCNP
19 10 (16.67%) CCNA
20 9 (15.00%) Java
20 9 (15.00%) Subversion
20 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 10 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 6 (10.00%) Confluence
3 4 (6.67%) Apache
3 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.00%) nginx
5 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) SAS
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) PaaS
3 5 (8.33%) GitHub
4 4 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.00%) IaaS
6 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) SaaS
6 1 (1.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 6 (10.00%) DNS
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (6.67%) LDAP
5 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (3.33%) HTTP
7 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.67%) IMAP
7 1 (1.67%) Internet
7 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.67%) MRTG
7 1 (1.67%) SMTP
7 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (56.67%) Jenkins
2 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.00%) Subversion
4 8 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (11.67%) JIRA
6 6 (10.00%) Hudson
6 6 (10.00%) Vagrant
7 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
7 4 (6.67%) JUnit
7 4 (6.67%) Maven
7 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.33%) Selenium
9 2 (3.33%) TestNG
10 1 (1.67%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.67%) Mockito
10 1 (1.67%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Administrator
2 18 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 18 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (28.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (28.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (18.33%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) VMWare Administrator
5 10 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (10.00%) Architect
8 5 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
9 4 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) Django
2 1 (1.67%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.67%) jQuery
2 1 (1.67%) Kafka
2 1 (1.67%) LAMP
2 1 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.67%) REST
2 1 (1.67%) RESTful
2 1 (1.67%) Spring
2 1 (1.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 4 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (81.67%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) CentOS
3 20 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.67%) Debian
6 6 (10.00%) Unix
7 5 (8.33%) Windows
8 2 (3.33%) AIX
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.67%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.67%) Fedora
9 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.67%) RancherOS
9 1 (1.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) DevOps
2 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.00%) ITIL
5 5 (8.33%) Data Management
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (5.00%) Application Performance Management
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.33%) Build Automation
8 2 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.33%) High Availability
8 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.67%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Security Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) Python
2 18 (30.00%) Perl
3 15 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.67%) Ruby
5 9 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.00%) SQL
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Groovy
8 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.67%) Korn
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.67%) CCNA
2 10 (16.67%) CCNP
3 6 (10.00%) RHCSA
4 5 (8.33%) RHCE
4 5 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (25.00%) Docker
3 11 (18.33%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) vCloud
5 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.33%) Ceph
5 2 (3.33%) iptables
5 2 (3.33%) KVM
6 1 (1.67%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.67%) NFS
6 1 (1.67%) Postfix
6 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.67%) Squid
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (50.00%) Ansible
3 12 (20.00%) Nagios
4 7 (11.67%) Terraform
5 6 (10.00%) CFEngine
6 4 (6.67%) Pingdom
7 3 (5.00%) Consul
7 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.33%) Rancher
8 2 (3.33%) vRealize
9 1 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.67%) Kibana
9 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.67%) logstash
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.67%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.67%) RANCID
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) VMware
2 21 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco
4 13 (21.67%) EMC
5 6 (10.00%) Atlassian
6 5 (8.33%) AppDynamics
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle
7 4 (6.67%) IBM
7 4 (6.67%) PagerDuty
8 3 (5.00%) CA
8 3 (5.00%) HP
9 2 (3.33%) Veeam
10 1 (1.67%) BMC
10 1 (1.67%) New Relic
10 1 (1.67%) Percona
10 1 (1.67%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.67%) Sonatype
10 1 (1.67%) Veritas