The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 19 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.92% 0.52% -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.14% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
Surrey

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

Systems Management Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
14 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 12.84% 9.95% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
Average daily rate £463 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £235 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) RHCT
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) RHCT
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware