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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 91 111 114
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 36 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 0.24% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.79% 2.86% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £388 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
261 210 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.76% 8.30% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 125 110
Median daily rate £450 £377 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.36% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Median hourly rate £21.33 £16.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.27% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £16.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £18.10 £19.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -6.11%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -3 9 £500 +25.00% 11
Maidenhead - 5 £400 - 1
Windsor - 4 £500 -
Slough +7 2 £488 - 2
Bracknell -7 1 £500 +25.00%
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 92 (91.09%) Linux
2 53 (52.48%) DevOps
3 50 (49.50%) Configuration Management
4 48 (47.52%) Python
5 45 (44.55%) Ansible
6 44 (43.56%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (41.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (40.59%) VMware
9 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (39.60%) Nagios
10 35 (34.65%) Red Hat
11 29 (28.71%) Graphite
12 28 (27.72%) Opscode Chef
13 27 (26.73%) Web Services
13 27 (26.73%) logstash
14 26 (25.74%) Bash Shell
14 26 (25.74%) Git (software)
15 24 (23.76%) ITIL
16 23 (22.77%) Apache
16 23 (22.77%) CentOS
17 22 (21.78%) Unix
18 21 (20.79%) Java
18 21 (20.79%) Perl
18 21 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (20.79%) OpenStack
19 20 (19.80%) Ruby
19 20 (19.80%) LAMP
20 19 (18.81%) Elasticsearch
20 19 (18.81%) Jenkins
21 18 (17.82%) Tomcat

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 23 (22.77%) Apache
2 21 (20.79%) OpenStack
3 19 (18.81%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (17.82%) Tomcat
5 16 (15.84%) JBoss
5 16 (15.84%) nginx
6 15 (14.85%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.97%) Drupal
9 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.99%) Confluence
10 1 (0.99%) IIS
10 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (43.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.99%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
4 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) HTTP
1 18 (17.82%) SSL
2 15 (14.85%) Firewall
3 14 (13.86%) DNS
4 13 (12.87%) LDAP
4 13 (12.87%) SMTP
5 7 (6.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (6.93%) LAN
5 7 (6.93%) WAN
6 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.96%) SAN
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.98%) Junos
8 2 (1.98%) MRTG
8 2 (1.98%) SSH
8 2 (1.98%) VXLAN
9 1 (0.99%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) MySQL
2 10 (9.90%) Big Data
3 9 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (25.74%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.81%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.86%) TeamCity
4 11 (10.89%) Maven
5 9 (8.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (4.95%) Ant
6 5 (4.95%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.96%) Gradle
8 3 (2.97%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.98%) GitLab
9 2 (1.98%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.99%) Hudson
10 1 (0.99%) JIRA
10 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.99%) Serena SBM
10 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 7 (6.93%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (39.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (35.64%) Linux Engineer
3 26 (25.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 24 (23.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 22 (21.78%) AWS Engineer
6 21 (20.79%) Administrator
7 15 (14.85%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (13.86%) Support Engineer
9 13 (12.87%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 12 (11.88%) VMware Support Engineer
11 11 (10.89%) Applications Engineer
12 10 (9.90%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (9.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 10 (9.90%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (8.91%) Applications Support
13 9 (8.91%) Applications Support Engineer
13 9 (8.91%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (8.91%) Linux Support
13 9 (8.91%) Linux Support Engineer
14 8 (7.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.73%) Web Services
2 20 (19.80%) LAMP
3 15 (14.85%) RESTful
4 14 (13.86%) ELK Stack
4 14 (13.86%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (12.87%) MCollective
5 13 (12.87%) Sensu
6 8 (7.92%) Middleware
7 5 (4.95%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.95%) REST
8 4 (3.96%) PostGIS
9 3 (2.97%) .NET
9 3 (2.97%) XML
10 2 (1.98%) J2EE
10 2 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.98%) YAML
11 1 (0.99%) JSON
11 1 (0.99%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) EMC VNX
2 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.95%) Replication
4 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) NGOSS
6 2 (1.98%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.99%) AS400
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.99%) iSeries
7 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (91.09%) Linux
2 42 (41.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (22.77%) CentOS
4 22 (21.78%) Unix
5 16 (15.84%) Windows
6 14 (13.86%) Ubuntu
7 12 (11.88%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.98%) Solaris
10 2 (1.98%) SUSE
11 1 (0.99%) AIX
11 1 (0.99%) Debian
11 1 (0.99%) Fedora
11 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (52.48%) DevOps
2 50 (49.50%) Configuration Management
3 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (23.76%) ITIL
5 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (15.84%) High Availability
7 13 (12.87%) Open Source
8 12 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
9 8 (7.92%) Migration
9 8 (7.92%) Scrum
10 7 (6.93%) Service Management
11 6 (5.94%) Data Management
12 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (3.96%) Information Security
13 4 (3.96%) Performance Analysis
13 4 (3.96%) Software Delivery
13 4 (3.96%) Software Deployment
13 4 (3.96%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) Python
2 26 (25.74%) Bash Shell
3 21 (20.79%) Java
3 21 (20.79%) Perl
4 20 (19.80%) Ruby
5 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
6 10 (9.90%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.92%) SQL
8 7 (6.93%) PHP
9 2 (1.98%) AWK
9 2 (1.98%) C
9 2 (1.98%) C#
9 2 (1.98%) sed
10 1 (0.99%) C++
10 1 (0.99%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) CCNA
1 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) Degree
3 5 (4.95%) CCNP
4 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.96%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.98%) HNC
5 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.98%) MCSA
5 2 (1.98%) MCSE
5 2 (1.98%) RHCE
5 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.86%) qmail
2 14 (13.86%) vSphere
3 13 (12.87%) Squid
4 8 (7.92%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.94%) Docker
6 4 (3.96%) KVM
7 3 (2.97%) RHEV
7 3 (2.97%) XenServer
8 2 (1.98%) oVirt
8 2 (1.98%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.99%) NFS
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.99%) Postfix
9 1 (0.99%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.99%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 45 (44.55%) Ansible
2 40 (39.60%) Nagios
3 29 (28.71%) Graphite
4 28 (27.72%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (26.73%) logstash
6 14 (13.86%) Cacti
6 14 (13.86%) ZABBIX
7 13 (12.87%) collectd
7 13 (12.87%) Ganglia
7 13 (12.87%) Terraform
8 8 (7.92%) SCOM
9 7 (6.93%) SCCM
9 7 (6.93%) SCVMM
9 7 (6.93%) Windows Intune
10 6 (5.94%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (3.96%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (2.97%) Kibana
13 2 (1.98%) OpenNMS
13 2 (1.98%) Rsyslog
14 1 (0.99%) Plesk
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) VMware
2 35 (34.65%) Red Hat
3 17 (16.83%) EMC
4 15 (14.85%) Splunk
5 13 (12.87%) Cisco
6 11 (10.89%) Oracle
7 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
8 7 (6.93%) RightScale
9 6 (5.94%) IBM
10 5 (4.95%) HP
10 5 (4.95%) Remedy
11 4 (3.96%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.96%) CA
11 4 (3.96%) Veeam
12 2 (1.98%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.98%) Veritas
13 1 (0.99%) ATG
13 1 (0.99%) Citrix
13 1 (0.99%) Perforce
13 1 (0.99%) Symantec