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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 75 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -1
Contract jobs citing Puppet 41 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.78% 0.31% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.24% 2.69% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 10
Median daily rate £450 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £363 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.47 -
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
269 297 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.68% 11.53% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 157 74
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £189 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £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 5
Median hourly rate £43.28 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.40% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.58 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £37.09 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.87% +8.06%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +20 15 £388 -13.88% 8
Windsor - 8 £500 -
Slough +10 2 £538 - 2
Wokingham - 2 £413 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 64 (82.05%) Linux
2 51 (65.38%) DevOps
3 42 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (44.87%) VMware
5 30 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 28 (35.90%) Jenkins
7 27 (34.62%) Ansible
7 27 (34.62%) Nagios
8 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (33.33%) Python
8 26 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 24 (30.77%) EMC
9 24 (30.77%) Red Hat
10 22 (28.21%) ITIL
11 21 (26.92%) Perl
12 20 (25.64%) Cisco
12 20 (25.64%) EMC VNX
13 18 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
13 18 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (21.79%) vSphere
14 17 (21.79%) Bash Shell
15 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (16.67%) Unix
18 12 (15.38%) Docker
18 12 (15.38%) CentOS
19 11 (14.10%) Ubuntu
19 11 (14.10%) Cisco Certification

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 10 (12.82%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.85%) Drupal
5 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.56%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) Confluence
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) nginx
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) PaaS
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.28%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
5 1 (1.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (10.26%) Firewall
3 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.41%) HTTP
4 5 (6.41%) SSL
5 4 (5.13%) DNS
5 4 (5.13%) SAN
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.56%) Junos
6 2 (2.56%) MRTG
6 2 (2.56%) VXLAN
7 1 (1.28%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.28%) LAN
7 1 (1.28%) LDAP
7 1 (1.28%) MPLS
7 1 (1.28%) NAS
7 1 (1.28%) VoIP
7 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
1 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.56%) Big Data
4 2 (2.56%) Redis
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 24 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 18 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (10.26%) Maven
5 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
6 5 (6.41%) Subversion
7 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.85%) Ant
8 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.85%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.56%) Gradle
9 2 (2.56%) JUnit
9 2 (2.56%) Robot Framework
9 2 (2.56%) Selenium
10 1 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (1.28%) git-flow
10 1 (1.28%) Hudson
10 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.28%) TestNG
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Administrator
1 23 (29.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (17.95%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (12.82%) Architect
7 8 (10.26%) VMWare Administrator
8 7 (8.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.69%) Consultant
9 6 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (6.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) LAMP
1 7 (8.97%) Web Services
2 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
2 5 (6.41%) REST
3 3 (3.85%) .NET
3 3 (3.85%) Middleware
3 3 (3.85%) RESTful
3 3 (3.85%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) ELK Stack
4 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.56%) YAML
5 1 (1.28%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) EMC VNX
2 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Replication
3 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) NGOSS
4 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) AS400
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.28%) iSeries
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 64 (82.05%) Linux
2 18 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (16.67%) Unix
4 12 (15.38%) CentOS
5 11 (14.10%) Ubuntu
6 7 (8.97%) Windows
7 4 (5.13%) Debian
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.85%) AIX
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.56%) Fedora
9 2 (2.56%) Solaris
9 2 (2.56%) SUSE
10 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.28%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.28%) RancherOS
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (65.38%) DevOps
2 30 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.21%) ITIL
5 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.82%) Scrum
7 9 (11.54%) Open Source
8 8 (10.26%) Service Management
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.13%) High Availability
10 4 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.13%) Software Deployment
10 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.85%) Identity Management
11 3 (3.85%) Web Operations
12 2 (2.56%) Build Automation
12 2 (2.56%) Case Management
12 2 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) Python
2 21 (26.92%) Perl
3 17 (21.79%) Bash Shell
4 10 (12.82%) Ruby
5 7 (8.97%) PHP
6 6 (7.69%) Java
7 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.85%) SQL
9 2 (2.56%) C
10 1 (1.28%) C#
10 1 (1.28%) C++
10 1 (1.28%) Delphi
10 1 (1.28%) Groovy
10 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.82%) CCNA
2 10 (12.82%) CCNP
2 10 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (11.54%) RHCE
3 9 (11.54%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (21.79%) vSphere
3 12 (15.38%) Docker
4 4 (5.13%) KVM
4 4 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.85%) RHEV
6 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.56%) NFS
6 2 (2.56%) oVirt
6 2 (2.56%) vCloud
7 1 (1.28%) Ceph
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.28%) Postfix
7 1 (1.28%) qmail
7 1 (1.28%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.28%) Varnish
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (34.62%) Ansible
2 27 (34.62%) Nagios
3 6 (7.69%) CFEngine
3 6 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.56%) Kibana
6 2 (2.56%) logstash
6 2 (2.56%) OpenNMS
6 2 (2.56%) Rancher
7 1 (1.28%) Bacula
7 1 (1.28%) cPanel
7 1 (1.28%) Grafana
7 1 (1.28%) Graphite
7 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.28%) Mesos
7 1 (1.28%) Plesk
7 1 (1.28%) Salt
7 1 (1.28%) Scalr
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) VMware
2 24 (30.77%) EMC
2 24 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 20 (25.64%) Cisco
4 8 (10.26%) HP
4 8 (10.26%) IBM
5 6 (7.69%) Veeam
6 4 (5.13%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.13%) CA
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle
7 3 (3.85%) Remedy
8 2 (2.56%) NetApp
8 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.56%) Splunk
8 2 (2.56%) Veritas
9 1 (1.28%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.28%) ATG
9 1 (1.28%) Seapine
9 1 (1.28%) Symantec
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