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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 114 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.12% -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.81% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
270 236 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.20% 9.07% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 109 56
Average daily rate £400 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £195 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 18
Average hourly rate £30.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.28% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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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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 6 £456 +14.06% 1
Newbury 0 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 40 (93.02%) DevOps
2 35 (81.40%) Linux
3 28 (65.12%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (58.14%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (55.81%) Jenkins
6 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
7 18 (41.86%) Configuration Management
8 16 (37.21%) PHP
9 15 (34.88%) Ruby
10 12 (27.91%) Java
10 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (27.91%) TeamCity
11 11 (25.58%) Apache
12 10 (23.26%) LAMP
12 10 (23.26%) Scrum
12 10 (23.26%) Perl
12 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
13 9 (20.93%) REST
13 9 (20.93%) Bitbucket
13 9 (20.93%) Performance Analysis
13 9 (20.93%) KVM
13 9 (20.93%) Vagrant
13 9 (20.93%) Open Source
13 9 (20.93%) Drupal
13 9 (20.93%) Identity Management
13 9 (20.93%) XML
13 9 (20.93%) ITIL
13 9 (20.93%) SOA
13 9 (20.93%) Python

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (25.58%) Apache
2 9 (20.93%) Drupal
3 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.33%) MediaWiki
5 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) PaaS
1 5 (11.63%) IaaS
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.33%) IPsec
2 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.33%) BGP
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) OSPF
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.33%) SNMP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Jenkins
2 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (27.91%) TeamCity
4 9 (20.93%) Bitbucket
5 7 (16.28%) RSpec
6 2 (4.65%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) LAMP
2 9 (20.93%) REST
2 9 (20.93%) XML
3 7 (16.28%) MCollective
4 1 (2.33%) Dojo
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
4 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) Celery
4 1 (2.33%) Catalyst
4 1 (2.33%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (2.33%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) DHTML
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) CMDB
2 1 (2.33%) Wiki
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) DevOps
2 25 (58.14%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) Configuration Management
5 10 (23.26%) Scrum
6 9 (20.93%) Performance Analysis
6 9 (20.93%) Identity Management
6 9 (20.93%) ITIL
6 9 (20.93%) SOA
7 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Product Management
9 2 (4.65%) Workflow
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) PHP
2 15 (34.88%) Ruby
3 12 (27.91%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) Perl
4 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
5 9 (20.93%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) HP APS
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) KVM
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Postfix
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) LXC
3 1 (2.33%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (65.12%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.93%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.33%) Salt
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) Netcool
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) webMethods
3 2 (4.65%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec
4 1 (2.33%) BMC
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix