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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 115 109 122
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Puppet 8 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.52% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.94% 7.51% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
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£450 £488 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +17.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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
272 173 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.63% 6.88% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 78 106
Average daily rate £388 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £203 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.93 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.54% -47.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.75 £26.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £21.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 3 August 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 -11 6 £450 -7.69% 7
Slough 0 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) Python
5 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (38.89%) Perl
6 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
7 6 (33.33%) Ruby
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Hudson
7 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (33.33%) Subversion
7 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (27.78%) MySQL
9 4 (22.22%) UNIX
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
10 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (16.67%) Scrum
10 3 (16.67%) Active Directory

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) Commerce Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) MediaWiki
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) GitHub
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SSH
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) IPv6
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) OSPF
2 1 (5.56%) BGP
2 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
1 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Hudson
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) MSBuild
3 2 (11.11%) NuGet
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) XSL
4 1 (5.56%) LAMP
4 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Wiki
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) AIX
7 1 (5.56%) VMS
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Debian
7 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 6 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (5.56%) C++
8 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Samba
3 1 (5.56%) Postfix
3 1 (5.56%) XenServer
3 1 (5.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.56%) yum
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Salt
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk