The first table below looks at the demand for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Glasgow region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 63 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 0.11% -
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Systems Management Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
40 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.79% 4.59% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 23
Average daily rate £400 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £229 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Puppet
Scotland

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Glasgow region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (50.00%) Star Schema
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (50.00%) WATIR
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Groovy

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
1 3 (37.50%) X.509
1 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) WATIR
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (50.00%) RSpec
2 4 (50.00%) JBehave
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) Gradle
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Ant
3 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
4 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) JAAS
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) Data Management
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (50.00%) ATDD
1 4 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 4 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 4 (50.00%) User Stories
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (12.50%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) ForgeRock
4 1 (12.50%) Sun