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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
South East / Berkshire
Rank 81 56 115
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +59
Contract jobs citing Puppet 28 67 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 2.65% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.14% 24.63% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 59 11
Median daily rate £500 £448 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £338 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
198 272 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.10% 10.77% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 160 138
Median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 15
Median hourly rate £27.50 £59.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.64% +259.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £55.55 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Windsor +8 8 £550 +10.00%
Reading -26 5 £500 +17.64% 7
Slough - 4 £500 -
Maidenhead -6 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £375 - 2
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 39 (73.58%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (71.70%) Linux
3 36 (67.92%) Ansible
4 30 (56.60%) DevOps
5 28 (52.83%) Jenkins
6 27 (50.94%) Python
7 22 (41.51%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (39.62%) CentOS
8 21 (39.62%) Red Hat
8 21 (39.62%) VMware
9 17 (32.08%) Cisco
10 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (28.30%) Ruby
12 14 (26.42%) Java
12 14 (26.42%) Vagrant
12 14 (26.42%) Docker
13 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
15 11 (20.75%) OpenStack
15 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
15 11 (20.75%) Firewall
15 11 (20.75%) Perl
15 11 (20.75%) vRealize
16 10 (18.87%) Oracle
16 10 (18.87%) Unix
16 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
16 10 (18.87%) Nagios
16 10 (18.87%) Ubuntu
16 10 (18.87%) vSphere

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 11 (20.75%) OpenStack
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) Confluence
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.66%) CMS
4 3 (5.66%) Drupal
4 3 (5.66%) nginx
4 3 (5.66%) WordPress
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.89%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.89%) SAS
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (9.43%) GitHub
3 5 (9.43%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (9.43%) SoftLayer
4 3 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.77%) IaaS
5 2 (3.77%) PaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.89%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.89%) G Suite
6 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.89%) Office 365
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Firewall
2 8 (15.09%) DNS
3 7 (13.21%) VSAN
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.66%) LDAP
5 2 (3.77%) DHCP
5 2 (3.77%) HTTP
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.89%) IMAP
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) IPsec
6 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) MRTG
6 1 (1.89%) SMTP
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (52.83%) Jenkins
2 14 (26.42%) Vagrant
3 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.21%) JIRA
5 6 (11.32%) Hudson
6 5 (9.43%) Subversion
7 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
7 4 (7.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.77%) JUnit
8 2 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.89%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.89%) Maven
9 1 (1.89%) Mockito
9 1 (1.89%) TestNG
9 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.89%) Electronics
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
1 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.89%) Marketing
1 1 (1.89%) Retail
1 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Administrator
2 14 (26.42%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (24.53%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (24.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (20.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (18.87%) Architect
6 9 (16.98%) VMWare Administrator
7 8 (15.09%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (13.21%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (9.43%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
10 4 (7.55%) Automation Architect
10 4 (7.55%) DevOps Administrator
10 4 (7.55%) Linux DevOps Administrator
10 4 (7.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (7.55%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 4 (7.55%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (7.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) JSON
1 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
1 3 (5.66%) YAML
2 2 (3.77%) Memcached
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.89%) Django
3 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) Kafka
3 1 (1.89%) LAMP
3 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.89%) Spring
3 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (15.09%) FlexPod
3 5 (9.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) CentOS
3 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (18.87%) Ubuntu
4 10 (18.87%) Unix
5 9 (16.98%) Windows
6 4 (7.55%) Debian
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.89%) AIX
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) DevOps
2 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
3 8 (15.09%) Converged Infrastructure
3 8 (15.09%) Data Management
4 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (7.55%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (7.55%) Demand Management
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (7.55%) Presales
7 3 (5.66%) Application Performance Management
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.77%) SOA
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Python
2 15 (28.30%) Ruby
3 14 (26.42%) Java
4 11 (20.75%) Perl
4 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
5 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
6 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) Korn
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) CCNA
1 9 (16.98%) CCNP
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) VCDX
4 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CISA
4 1 (1.89%) CISM
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.42%) Docker
3 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
3 10 (18.87%) vSphere
4 9 (16.98%) vCloud
5 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.77%) Corosync
6 2 (3.77%) iptables
6 2 (3.77%) KVM
6 2 (3.77%) Xen
7 1 (1.89%) Ceph
7 1 (1.89%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.89%) NFS
7 1 (1.89%) Postfix
7 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.89%) Squid
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (73.58%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (67.92%) Ansible
3 11 (20.75%) vRealize
4 10 (18.87%) Nagios
5 7 (13.21%) Terraform
6 4 (7.55%) Pingdom
7 3 (5.66%) Consul
7 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Pacemaker
9 1 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.89%) Cacti
9 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.89%) RANCID
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.89%) Salt
9 1 (1.89%) vMotion
9 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Red Hat
1 21 (39.62%) VMware
2 17 (32.08%) Cisco
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle
4 9 (16.98%) EMC
5 6 (11.32%) Atlassian
6 5 (9.43%) AppDynamics
6 5 (9.43%) NetApp
6 5 (9.43%) Nimsoft
7 4 (7.55%) PagerDuty
8 3 (5.66%) HP
9 2 (3.77%) SAP
9 2 (3.77%) Symantec
9 2 (3.77%) Talend
10 1 (1.89%) BMC
10 1 (1.89%) New Relic
10 1 (1.89%) Percona
10 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.89%) Siebel
10 1 (1.89%) Veritas