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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 80 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 40 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.66% 0.27% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.61% 2.56% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 9
Median daily rate £450 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
294 273 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.23% 10.63% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 138 83
Median daily rate £450 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £34.06 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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 July 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 July 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 +11 11 £388 -13.88% 5
Windsor - 8 £500 -
Maidenhead - 5 £400 -
Slough +8 2 £563 - 6
Wokingham - 2 £413 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 70 (84.34%) Linux
2 54 (65.06%) DevOps
3 44 (53.01%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (44.58%) VMware
5 31 (37.35%) Nagios
6 30 (36.14%) Red Hat
6 30 (36.14%) Ansible
7 29 (34.94%) Configuration Management
8 28 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
10 26 (31.33%) Python
11 25 (30.12%) EMC
11 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (30.12%) Jenkins
12 22 (26.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (26.51%) ITIL
13 21 (25.30%) Cisco
14 20 (24.10%) Perl
15 19 (22.89%) Unix
15 19 (22.89%) EMC VNX
16 18 (21.69%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (19.28%) vSphere
18 14 (16.87%) Cisco Nexus
19 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell
19 13 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
19 13 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
20 12 (14.46%) CCNP
20 12 (14.46%) CCNA
21 11 (13.25%) Ruby

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 11 (13.25%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.23%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.61%) Drupal
4 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.20%) Confluence
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) JBoss
6 1 (1.20%) nginx
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) PaaS
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.20%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (10.84%) Firewall
3 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.02%) HTTP
4 5 (6.02%) SSL
5 4 (4.82%) DNS
5 4 (4.82%) SAN
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.41%) Junos
6 2 (2.41%) MRTG
6 2 (2.41%) VXLAN
7 1 (1.20%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.20%) Internet
7 1 (1.20%) LAN
7 1 (1.20%) LDAP
7 1 (1.20%) NAS
7 1 (1.20%) VoIP
7 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) Big Data
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
2 25 (30.12%) Jenkins
3 18 (21.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (12.05%) TeamCity
5 7 (8.43%) Maven
6 5 (6.02%) Ant
6 5 (6.02%) Bitbucket
6 5 (6.02%) Subversion
7 4 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.82%) Gradle
8 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.41%) Robot Framework
9 2 (2.41%) Selenium
10 1 (1.20%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (1.20%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.20%) Hudson
10 1 (1.20%) JIRA
10 1 (1.20%) JUnit
10 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Administrator
2 22 (26.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (21.69%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (20.48%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (18.07%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (15.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (10.84%) Architect
7 9 (10.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (9.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) VMWare Administrator
9 7 (8.43%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (8.43%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 5 (6.02%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (6.02%) Consultant
11 5 (6.02%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (6.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 4 (4.82%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Web Services
2 7 (8.43%) LAMP
3 5 (6.02%) Hibernate
3 5 (6.02%) REST
4 4 (4.82%) PostGIS
5 3 (3.61%) .NET
5 3 (3.61%) Middleware
5 3 (3.61%) XML
6 2 (2.41%) ELK Stack
6 2 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.41%) RESTful
6 2 (2.41%) YAML
7 1 (1.20%) JSON
7 1 (1.20%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.20%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) EMC VNX
2 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.02%) Replication
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.41%) NGOSS
3 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.20%) iSeries
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 70 (84.34%) Linux
2 22 (26.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (22.89%) Unix
4 11 (13.25%) CentOS
5 9 (10.84%) Ubuntu
6 8 (9.64%) Windows
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.61%) AIX
9 2 (2.41%) Debian
9 2 (2.41%) Fedora
9 2 (2.41%) Solaris
9 2 (2.41%) SUSE
10 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.20%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.20%) RancherOS
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) DevOps
2 29 (34.94%) Configuration Management
3 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (26.51%) ITIL
5 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.05%) Open Source
7 8 (9.64%) Scrum
7 8 (9.64%) Service Management
8 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.82%) High Availability
9 4 (4.82%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (4.82%) Software Delivery
9 4 (4.82%) Software Deployment
9 4 (4.82%) Web Operations
10 3 (3.61%) Data Management
10 3 (3.61%) Identity Management
10 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.33%) Python
2 20 (24.10%) Perl
3 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell
4 11 (13.25%) Ruby
5 7 (8.43%) PHP
6 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.61%) Java
7 3 (3.61%) SQL
8 2 (2.41%) C
8 2 (2.41%) C#
8 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.46%) CCNA
2 12 (14.46%) CCNP
3 10 (12.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (10.84%) RHCE
4 9 (10.84%) RHCSA
5 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) Degree
7 1 (1.20%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (19.28%) vSphere
3 11 (13.25%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (9.64%) Docker
5 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.82%) KVM
7 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.61%) RHEV
8 2 (2.41%) NFS
8 2 (2.41%) oVirt
8 2 (2.41%) vCloud
9 1 (1.20%) Ceph
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.20%) Postfix
9 1 (1.20%) qmail
9 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.20%) Varnish
9 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (53.01%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (37.35%) Nagios
3 30 (36.14%) Ansible
4 6 (7.23%) CFEngine
4 6 (7.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.82%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.41%) Kibana
6 2 (2.41%) logstash
6 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.41%) OpenNMS
7 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.20%) Bacula
7 1 (1.20%) Control-M
7 1 (1.20%) Mesos
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.20%) Salt
7 1 (1.20%) Scalr
7 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.20%) SELinux
7 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) VMware
2 30 (36.14%) Red Hat
3 25 (30.12%) EMC
4 21 (25.30%) Cisco
5 8 (9.64%) HP
5 8 (9.64%) IBM
6 6 (7.23%) Oracle
7 5 (6.02%) Veeam
8 4 (4.82%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.82%) CA
8 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.61%) Remedy
10 2 (2.41%) NetApp
10 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.41%) Splunk
10 2 (2.41%) Veritas
11 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.20%) CommVault
11 1 (1.20%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.20%) Seapine
Slough
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago