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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 87 123 102
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -21
Contract jobs citing Puppet 31 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.41% 0.20% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.48% 1.89% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 11
Median daily rate £438 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £358 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £443 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £404
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £51.72 -
% change year-on-year
-37.15% -
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
230 264 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.49% 10.50% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 142 91
Median daily rate £445 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £174 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 4
Median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.68% +115.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £37.09 £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -6.66%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +26 14 £425 +6.25% 6
Maidenhead - 3 £370 - 1
Slough - 2 £538 - 6
Windsor - 2 £525 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £413 -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 47 (78.33%) Linux
2 41 (68.33%) DevOps
3 33 (55.00%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (48.33%) VMware
5 27 (45.00%) Jenkins
6 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
7 20 (33.33%) Python
7 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (31.67%) Perl
8 19 (31.67%) EMC
9 18 (30.00%) vSphere
10 17 (28.33%) Bash Shell
10 17 (28.33%) Ansible
10 17 (28.33%) EMC VNX
10 17 (28.33%) ITIL
11 16 (26.67%) Cisco
11 16 (26.67%) Red Hat
11 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
12 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (23.33%) Nagios
14 12 (20.00%) Ubuntu
14 12 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (18.33%) CentOS
16 10 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (16.67%) RHCSA
17 9 (15.00%) Docker
17 9 (15.00%) RHCE

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 5 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) Drupal
4 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) PaaS
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.67%) GitHub
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) SaaS
5 1 (1.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (10.00%) Firewall
3 5 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (5.00%) LDAP
5 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.67%) DHCP
6 1 (1.67%) HTTP
6 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.67%) Junos
6 1 (1.67%) LAN
6 1 (1.67%) MPLS
6 1 (1.67%) MRTG
6 1 (1.67%) SSL
6 1 (1.67%) VXLAN
6 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) Redis
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 15 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 5 (8.33%) Subversion
5 4 (6.67%) Maven
6 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.00%) JUnit
6 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.33%) Hudson
7 2 (3.33%) JIRA
7 2 (3.33%) Selenium
7 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.33%) TestNG
7 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.67%) git-flow
8 1 (1.67%) Robot Framework
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Administrator
2 19 (31.67%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (28.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (18.33%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (15.00%) VMWare Administrator
8 6 (10.00%) Architect
9 5 (8.33%) Consultant
9 5 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
10 4 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
10 4 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (5.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 3 (5.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Web Services
2 6 (10.00%) REST
3 5 (8.33%) LAMP
4 3 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.00%) XML
5 2 (3.33%) Middleware
5 2 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (1.67%) Django
6 1 (1.67%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.67%) Kafka
6 1 (1.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) EMC VNX
2 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
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%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) NGOSS
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (78.33%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 11 (18.33%) CentOS
4 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.00%) Unix
6 3 (5.00%) Debian
6 3 (5.00%) Windows
7 2 (3.33%) AIX
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.67%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.67%) Fedora
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.67%) RancherOS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) DevOps
2 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 17 (28.33%) ITIL
4 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.33%) Scrum
6 7 (11.67%) Service Management
7 5 (8.33%) High Availability
8 4 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.00%) Open Source
10 2 (3.33%) Build Automation
10 2 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.67%) Converged Infrastructure
11 1 (1.67%) Security Hardening
11 1 (1.67%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) Python
2 19 (31.67%) Perl
3 17 (28.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.00%) PHP
4 6 (10.00%) Ruby
5 5 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) SQL
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (16.67%) RHCSA
1 10 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (15.00%) CCNA
2 9 (15.00%) CCNP
2 9 (15.00%) RHCE
3 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (30.00%) vSphere
3 9 (15.00%) Docker
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) vCloud
5 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.33%) KVM
5 2 (3.33%) NFS
5 2 (3.33%) oVirt
5 2 (3.33%) RHEV
6 1 (1.67%) Ceph
6 1 (1.67%) iptables
6 1 (1.67%) Postfix
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (55.00%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (28.33%) Ansible
3 14 (23.33%) Nagios
4 6 (10.00%) CFEngine
5 3 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.33%) Rancher
7 1 (1.67%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Kibana
7 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.67%) logstash
7 1 (1.67%) OpenNMS
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.67%) Terraform
7 1 (1.67%) vRealize
7 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) VMware
2 19 (31.67%) EMC
3 16 (26.67%) Cisco
3 16 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.00%) HP
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle
5 5 (8.33%) Veeam
6 4 (6.67%) CA
6 4 (6.67%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.33%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.67%) NetApp
9 1 (1.67%) Percona
9 1 (1.67%) Sonatype
9 1 (1.67%) Splunk
9 1 (1.67%) Veritas