The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 82 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.59% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.08% 9.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
65 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.09% 6.35% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +30.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
Puppet
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (60.00%) Vagrant
2 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) DSDM
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (50.00%) Hudson
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
3 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) HTTP

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) X.509
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Ant
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (50.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) SOAP
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) XML
1 6 (60.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) JAAS
2 1 (10.00%) Django
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) DSDM
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (50.00%) Release Management
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (60.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (10.00%) Ganglia
4 1 (10.00%) Munin
4 1 (10.00%) OpenSSO
4 1 (10.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (10.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (10.00%) Sun