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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 117 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 16 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.25% -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.61% 2.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -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
285 244 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.98% 8.82% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 111 61
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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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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 -2 7 £444 +4.41% 7
Newbury -8 1 - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 41 (89.13%) DevOps
2 36 (78.26%) Linux
3 28 (60.87%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (45.65%) Jenkins
6 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (39.13%) Configuration Management
8 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
9 15 (32.61%) Ruby
10 14 (30.43%) TeamCity
10 14 (30.43%) Java
10 14 (30.43%) PHP
11 13 (28.26%) Perl
11 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (26.09%) Python
13 10 (21.74%) VMware
14 9 (19.57%) SOA
14 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
14 9 (19.57%) Scrum
15 8 (17.39%) Apache
15 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
16 7 (15.22%) LAMP
16 7 (15.22%) UNIX
16 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (15.22%) MCollective
17 5 (10.87%) Performance Analysis
17 5 (10.87%) Vagrant
17 5 (10.87%) KVM
17 5 (10.87%) Bitbucket

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (17.39%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) Drupal
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) MediaWiki
4 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) assyst
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) IaaS
2 3 (6.52%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) IPv6
3 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
3 2 (4.35%) OSPF
3 2 (4.35%) BGP
3 2 (4.35%) IPsec
3 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) WAN
3 2 (4.35%) LDAP
3 2 (4.35%) SSH
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.17%) SNMP
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Jenkins
2 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 14 (30.43%) TeamCity
4 5 (10.87%) Bitbucket
4 5 (10.87%) RSpec
5 4 (8.70%) Subversion
6 3 (6.52%) JIRA
7 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.35%) MSBuild
7 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.35%) NuGet
7 2 (4.35%) Hudson
7 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) LAMP
1 7 (15.22%) MCollective
2 5 (10.87%) REST
2 5 (10.87%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) RESTful
5 2 (4.35%) XSL
5 2 (4.35%) SOAP
5 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.17%) Celery
6 1 (2.17%) Catalyst
6 1 (2.17%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (2.17%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.17%) Ajax
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) WCF
6 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Open Source
2 2 (4.35%) Wiki
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (15.22%) UNIX
4 5 (10.87%) Windows
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) VMS
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) DevOps
2 23 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (39.13%) Configuration Management
5 9 (19.57%) SOA
5 9 (19.57%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) Identity Management
8 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.35%) Workflow
9 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.35%) Release Management
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.35%) Data Transformation
10 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.17%) Database Theory
10 1 (2.17%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Ruby
2 14 (30.43%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) PHP
3 13 (28.26%) Perl
4 12 (26.09%) Python
5 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) HP APS
2 1 (2.17%) VCP4
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) KVM
3 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) Samba
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.35%) Postfix
4 2 (4.35%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) Docker
5 1 (2.17%) LXC
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (60.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.87%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.35%) Salt
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) VMware
2 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) webMethods
4 2 (4.35%) Remedy
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) BMC
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
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