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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 115 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.51% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.44% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £456 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
205 221 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.11% 8.74% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 106 84
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £150 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -35.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +16.25%

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 26 May 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 +5 2 £363 -20.54% 5
Newbury 0 1 - -
Bracknell -8 1 £400 -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (78.95%) Linux
1 15 (78.95%) DevOps
2 11 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
7 6 (31.58%) Java
7 6 (31.58%) Perl
7 6 (31.58%) TeamCity
8 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
8 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
8 5 (26.32%) MySQL
8 5 (26.32%) UNIX
8 5 (26.32%) Python
9 4 (21.05%) Web Services
9 4 (21.05%) Apache
9 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (21.05%) Subversion
9 4 (21.05%) Ruby
10 3 (15.79%) JIRA
10 3 (15.79%) RESTful
10 3 (15.79%) Network Security
10 3 (15.79%) Artifactory
10 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (15.79%) Hudson

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MediaWiki
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) Commerce Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) IPsec
2 2 (10.53%) IPv6
2 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
2 2 (10.53%) OSPF
2 2 (10.53%) BGP
2 2 (10.53%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) TeamCity
3 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) Artifactory
5 3 (15.79%) Hudson
6 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
6 2 (10.53%) MSBuild
6 2 (10.53%) NuGet
6 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.26%) Maven
7 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) XSL
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.26%) Dojo
4 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.26%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (5.26%) MCollective
4 1 (5.26%) Celery
4 1 (5.26%) Catalyst
4 1 (5.26%) LAMP
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Wiki
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) SUSE
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) VMS
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) DevOps
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Release Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Database Theory
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Korn
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Samba
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Postfix
2 2 (10.53%) XenServer
2 2 (10.53%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Salt
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.26%) yum
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) IBM