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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
South East / Berkshire
Rank 75 63 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +43
Contract jobs citing Puppet 34 54 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 2.19% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.96% 20.30% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 50 13
Median daily rate £513 £448 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.52% -8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
213 266 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.86% 10.79% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 157 139
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 £334 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +158.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £25.34 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 11 £550 -
Reading -18 9 £460 +2.79% 6
Bracknell - 5 £475 -
Slough - 2 £500 - 1
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 41 (74.55%) Linux
2 39 (70.91%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (61.82%) Ansible
4 31 (56.36%) DevOps
4 31 (56.36%) Jenkins
5 25 (45.45%) Python
6 23 (41.82%) CentOS
7 22 (40.00%) VMware
8 21 (38.18%) Red Hat
9 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (32.73%) Docker
10 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (30.91%) Ruby
11 17 (30.91%) Cisco
12 16 (29.09%) Java
13 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
14 14 (25.45%) Vagrant
15 13 (23.64%) Ubuntu
15 13 (23.64%) Perl
16 12 (21.82%) OpenStack
16 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
17 11 (20.00%) vSphere
17 11 (20.00%) vRealize
17 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (18.18%) Firewall
18 10 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
18 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
19 9 (16.36%) vCloud

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 12 (21.82%) OpenStack
2 6 (10.91%) Confluence
3 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.45%) nginx
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.82%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) SAS
6 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.09%) GitHub
3 5 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (9.09%) SoftLayer
4 4 (7.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (7.27%) PaaS
5 3 (5.45%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.64%) IaaS
7 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Firewall
2 9 (16.36%) DNS
3 7 (12.73%) VSAN
4 4 (7.27%) LDAP
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.64%) DHCP
6 2 (3.64%) HTTP
7 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.82%) IMAP
7 1 (1.82%) Internet
7 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.82%) MRTG
7 1 (1.82%) SMTP
7 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (56.36%) Jenkins
2 14 (25.45%) Vagrant
3 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.73%) JIRA
5 6 (10.91%) Hudson
5 6 (10.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (10.91%) Subversion
6 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.27%) JUnit
6 4 (7.27%) Maven
7 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.64%) Selenium
8 2 (3.64%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (3.64%) TestNG
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.82%) git-flow
9 1 (1.82%) Mockito
General
1 1 (1.82%) Electronics
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
1 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.82%) Marketing
1 1 (1.82%) Retail
1 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Administrator
2 15 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (25.45%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (25.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (20.00%) Architect
4 11 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (14.55%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (14.55%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (14.55%) VMWare Administrator
6 6 (10.91%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Automation Architect
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.82%) Django
2 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) Kafka
2 1 (1.82%) LAMP
2 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.82%) REST
2 1 (1.82%) RESTful
2 1 (1.82%) Spring
2 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (14.55%) FlexPod
3 5 (9.09%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (7.27%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Linux
2 23 (41.82%) CentOS
3 13 (23.64%) Ubuntu
4 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.73%) Debian
5 7 (12.73%) Unix
5 7 (12.73%) Windows
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) DevOps
2 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.55%) Converged Infrastructure
5 7 (12.73%) Data Management
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) Demand Management
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (7.27%) Presales
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.45%) Application Performance Management
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.64%) Build Automation
10 2 (3.64%) High Availability
10 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.64%) Open Source
10 2 (3.64%) SOA
10 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Python
2 17 (30.91%) Ruby
3 16 (29.09%) Java
4 13 (23.64%) Perl
5 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.45%) SQL
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) Groovy
9 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.82%) Korn
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) CCNA
1 7 (12.73%) CCNP
1 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) VCDX
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) Docker
1 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.00%) vSphere
3 9 (16.36%) vCloud
4 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.64%) iptables
6 2 (3.64%) KVM
7 1 (1.82%) Ceph
7 1 (1.82%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.82%) NFS
7 1 (1.82%) Postfix
7 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.82%) Squid
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.82%) Xen
7 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (70.91%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (61.82%) Ansible
3 11 (20.00%) vRealize
4 9 (16.36%) Nagios
5 7 (12.73%) Terraform
6 4 (7.27%) Pingdom
7 3 (5.45%) Consul
7 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.82%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.82%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.82%) Rancher
8 1 (1.82%) RANCID
8 1 (1.82%) Salt
8 1 (1.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) VMware
2 21 (38.18%) Red Hat
3 17 (30.91%) Cisco
4 9 (16.36%) EMC
5 7 (12.73%) Oracle
6 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
7 5 (9.09%) AppDynamics
7 5 (9.09%) Nimsoft
8 4 (7.27%) PagerDuty
9 3 (5.45%) NetApp
10 2 (3.64%) Talend
10 2 (3.64%) Veeam
11 1 (1.82%) BMC
11 1 (1.82%) CA
11 1 (1.82%) New Relic
11 1 (1.82%) Percona
11 1 (1.82%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.82%) SAP
11 1 (1.82%) Sonatype
11 1 (1.82%) Veritas
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