The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 109 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 14 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.078% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.03% 0.70% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
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£488 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% +20.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%
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
155 284 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.30% 11.12% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 102 106
Average daily rate £380 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.55 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 10 £488 - 1
Slough - 2 £600 - 2
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Newbury - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet.

1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (55.56%) DevOps
4 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
5 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
6 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 9 (33.33%) UNIX
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
7 8 (29.63%) Solaris
7 8 (29.63%) SOA
7 8 (29.63%) Perl
7 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (25.93%) Xen
8 7 (25.93%) Korn
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) Sun
9 6 (22.22%) IBM
9 6 (22.22%) Tivoli
9 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
9 6 (22.22%) SQLPlus
9 6 (22.22%) AWK
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (22.22%) Cobbler
10 5 (18.52%) REST
10 5 (18.52%) Scrum
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Ruby

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) IaaS
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) SSH
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQLPlus
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) ObjectStore
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
3 3 (11.11%) RSpec
3 3 (11.11%) Hudson
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.41%) Gradle
4 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Release Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Release Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Developer
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) REST
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) LAMP
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
5 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
5 1 (3.70%) CPAN
5 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Wiki
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) UNIX
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Solaris
3 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (7.41%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 8 (29.63%) SOA
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Release Management
7 2 (7.41%) DSDM
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Product Management
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
2 8 (29.63%) Perl
3 7 (25.93%) Korn
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 6 (22.22%) AWK
5 5 (18.52%) Ruby
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.70%) C-shell
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) Java
8 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Xen
2 2 (7.41%) NFS
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) KVM
3 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 6 (22.22%) Cobbler
3 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
4 2 (7.41%) Nagios
5 1 (3.70%) Salt
5 1 (3.70%) YUM
5 1 (3.70%) Cacti
5 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Sun
3 6 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Percona
5 1 (3.70%) Egenera
5 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) BEA
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.70%) Vignette
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago