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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 90 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing Puppet 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.075% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.74% 1.79% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £475 £550 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +41.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
89 56 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.29% 4.21% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 37
Average daily rate £350 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £241 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (23.08%) JBoss

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) FTP
3 2 (15.38%) IPsec
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Boxen
General
1 2 (15.38%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Mac Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Server Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) IBM XIV
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Docker
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) Xen
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) EMC
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) Brocade
4 2 (15.38%) Meraki
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas