The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 119 119 103
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Puppet 11 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.11% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.89% 1.56% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate £425 £456 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £381 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £531 £420
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
UK

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

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
225 192 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.82% 7.11% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 101 80
Average daily rate £300 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £196 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 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
Edinburgh -5 6 £475 -13.63% 1
Glasgow +12 5 £375 - 6
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (41.67%) Perl
5 9 (37.50%) Middleware
5 9 (37.50%) SAN
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) DevOps
6 8 (33.33%) Docker
6 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) JBoss
6 8 (33.33%) Unix
7 7 (29.17%) IBM
7 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) EMC
7 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (29.17%) NAS
7 7 (29.17%) VMware
7 7 (29.17%) Microservices
8 6 (25.00%) Ansible
8 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (25.00%) PaaS
8 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (25.00%) Python
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) Solaris
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) PaaS
2 5 (20.83%) IaaS
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) NAS
3 5 (20.83%) HTTP
3 5 (20.83%) LDAP
4 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) FTP
6 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (8.33%) IPsec
6 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Maven
2 5 (20.83%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) Boxen
General
1 2 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Mac Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Server Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Mac Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) Servlets
3 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) IBM XIV
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) Solaris
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.33%) Debian
6 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) DevOps
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) Microservices
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Network Design
5 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
5 5 (20.83%) SOA
6 4 (16.67%) ITSM
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.50%) High Availability
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
8 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Perl
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.33%) Xen
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (25.00%) Ansible
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (20.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (8.33%) BladeLogic
5 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) SCCM
5 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
5 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) EMC
1 7 (29.17%) IBM
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) NetApp
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) Veritas
3 4 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) BMC
4 2 (8.33%) Brocade
4 2 (8.33%) CA
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) Meraki
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
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