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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 83 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.16% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
62 60 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.26% 4.95% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 30
Average daily rate £415 £390 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (50.00%) vCloud
2 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) SAML
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) RHCE
4 1 (16.67%) CICS
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) Ganglia
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Heroku
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (16.67%) CICS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) RHCE
1 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Ganglia
3 1 (16.67%) StatsD
3 1 (16.67%) SELinux
3 1 (16.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
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