The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 111 128 137
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs citing Puppet 15 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.52% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£488 £416 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.32% +18.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
176 279 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.01% 11.41% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 102 94
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Average hourly rate £15.93 £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +95.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £26.70 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
Puppet
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 9 £488 - 2
Slough - 2 £600 - 2
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (46.15%) DevOps
3 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) UNIX
6 8 (30.77%) Solaris
6 8 (30.77%) Perl
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
7 7 (26.92%) Xen
7 7 (26.92%) Korn
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) SOA
7 7 (26.92%) Sun
7 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
8 6 (23.08%) Cobbler
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (23.08%) IBM
8 6 (23.08%) SQLPlus
8 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
8 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
8 6 (23.08%) AWK
9 5 (19.23%) Ruby
9 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) Ant

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQLPlus
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) ObjectStore
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) Ant
4 3 (11.54%) JUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Hudson
4 3 (11.54%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (11.54%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (7.69%) RSpec
5 2 (7.69%) Gradle
5 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 2 (7.69%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (7.69%) Release Manager
1 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Architect
2 1 (3.85%) Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
2 1 (3.85%) Administrator
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (3.85%) Release Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSL
4 1 (3.85%) CPAN
4 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
4 1 (3.85%) LAMP
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
4 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 9 (34.62%) UNIX
4 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (7.69%) CentOS
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 12 (46.15%) DevOps
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (26.92%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) DSDM
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Perl
1 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 7 (26.92%) Korn
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 6 (23.08%) AWK
4 5 (19.23%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) C-shell
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VB
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Xen
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (23.08%) Cobbler
2 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.69%) Nagios
3 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.85%) Salt
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) Cacti
4 1 (3.85%) YUM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Sun
3 6 (23.08%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.85%) Egenera
5 1 (3.85%) Percona
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) BEA
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas
5 1 (3.85%) Vignette
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
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