The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 81 78 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Puppet 12 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.085% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.48% 1.47% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
89 68 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.29% 5.78% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 22
Average daily rate £350 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £161 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Edinburgh region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Satellite
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) EMC
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 7 (41.18%) JBoss
4 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (35.29%) Change Management
5 6 (35.29%) Apache
5 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
6 5 (29.41%) Content Management
6 5 (29.41%) Brocade
6 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
6 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
7 4 (23.53%) Redis
7 4 (23.53%) zsh
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
7 4 (23.53%) UNIX
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (41.18%) JBoss
2 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (11.76%) Confluence
4 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Heroku
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 2 (11.76%) SSH
3 2 (11.76%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) Redis
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Hudson
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Administrator
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Build Manager
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) IBM XIV
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
1 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Content Management
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) StatsD
3 1 (5.88%) Graphite
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (5.88%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) EMC
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Brocade
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas