The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 70 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Puppet 20 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.50% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.05% 7.06% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
Scotland

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
166 85 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.48% 5.85% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 40
Median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+65.23% +7.69%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 26 (72.22%) Linux
2 20 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (55.56%) DevOps
3 18 (50.00%) Docker
3 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (44.44%) Python
4 16 (44.44%) Ansible
4 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 15 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 15 (41.67%) TeamCity
5 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (38.89%) Java
6 14 (38.89%) Configuration Management
7 13 (36.11%) PaaS
7 13 (36.11%) Splunk
8 12 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (33.33%) Apache
8 12 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
9 11 (30.56%) Perl
9 11 (30.56%) Legal
9 11 (30.56%) Migration
9 11 (30.56%) Ruby
9 11 (30.56%) MSBuild
9 11 (30.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (27.78%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) VMware
11 9 (25.00%) Bourne shell
11 9 (25.00%) Unix

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 12 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.11%) ColdFusion
3 4 (11.11%) Confluence
3 4 (11.11%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) nginx
4 2 (5.56%) NServiceBus
4 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (36.11%) PaaS
3 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.33%) IaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) DHCP
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) FTP
2 2 (5.56%) IPsec
2 2 (5.56%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) SSL
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (5.56%) DB2
4 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.56%) Redis
4 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 15 (41.67%) TeamCity
3 11 (30.56%) MSBuild
3 11 (30.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.11%) JIRA
5 4 (11.11%) Subversion
6 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (8.33%) Gradle
6 3 (8.33%) Hudson
7 2 (5.56%) Ant
7 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
7 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
7 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.56%) Grunt
7 2 (5.56%) gulp
7 2 (5.56%) Maven
7 2 (5.56%) Selenium
7 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (30.56%) Legal
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Architect
3 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
3 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Environment Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Test Environment Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
1 4 (11.11%) Servlets
2 3 (8.33%) RESTful
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) Java EE
3 2 (5.56%) JDBC
3 2 (5.56%) JSP
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) MSMQ
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (25.00%) Unix
4 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.56%) AIX
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps
2 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (38.89%) Configuration Management
4 11 (30.56%) Migration
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) Kanban
8 2 (5.56%) Change Management
8 2 (5.56%) Content Management
8 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Python
2 15 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 14 (38.89%) Java
4 12 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 11 (30.56%) Perl
5 11 (30.56%) Ruby
6 9 (25.00%) Bourne shell
7 8 (22.22%) C++
7 8 (22.22%) Korn
8 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 6 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (11.11%) C#
10 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (5.56%) PHP
12 1 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Docker
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.56%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.56%) Xen
3 2 (5.56%) zsh
Systems Management
1 20 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (44.44%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) CA Wily
3 2 (5.56%) logstash
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (5.56%) rkt
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.56%) vRealize
3 2 (5.56%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Splunk
2 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.56%) Google
6 2 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Brocade
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) EMC