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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 81 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.63% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.59% 12.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £421 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
91 66 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.24% 5.23% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 18
Average daily rate £338 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £322 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £110.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +247.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 27 April 2015, 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 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Ganglia
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) Heroku
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Redis
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (42.86%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) StatsD
2 1 (14.29%) SELinux
2 1 (14.29%) Graphite
2 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) EMC