The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 38 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.33% 1.72% -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.35% 20.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate £400 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Systems Management Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
31 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.87% 8.21% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 18
Average daily rate £438 £381 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.27% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +148.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% +2.38%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +6 4 £400 -3.03% 1
Puppet
South West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Big Data
5 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) Confluence
5 3 (25.00%) vCloud
5 3 (25.00%) Google Apps
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) Google
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Ergonomics
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Google Apps
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Ergonomics
2 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) API Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) RHCE
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) vCloud
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Capistrano
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Percona
4 1 (8.33%) SaltStack