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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 71 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Puppet 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.17% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.55% 3.57% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£384 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £415 £378
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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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
53 56 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.35% 4.76% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 23
Average daily rate £303 £425 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.82% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £212 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £590 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 1 October 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) vCloud
3 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Ganglia
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Heroku
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) StatsD
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) ForgeRock
5 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) OpenSSO
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) DSDM
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vCloud
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Ganglia
2 2 (28.57%) StatsD
3 1 (14.29%) OpenSSO
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) ForgeRock
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Sun