The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 121 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Puppet 26 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.70% 3.33% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
388 210 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.20% 7.10% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 118 121
Median daily rate £330 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £18.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £32.50 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+65.95% +9.09%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 22 £400 +14.28% 4
Glasgow - 4 £400 - 4
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 33 (56.90%) Linux
2 29 (50.00%) Python
2 29 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 27 (46.55%) DevOps
4 25 (43.10%) Docker
4 25 (43.10%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (39.66%) Ansible
6 22 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (36.21%) Windows
7 21 (36.21%) Java
7 21 (36.21%) Middleware
8 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 20 (34.48%) SQL
8 20 (34.48%) Configuration Management
9 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 18 (31.03%) Jenkins
10 17 (29.31%) PaaS
11 15 (25.86%) TeamCity
11 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (24.14%) Bash Shell
13 13 (22.41%) Splunk
13 13 (22.41%) Dell
13 13 (22.41%) CA
13 13 (22.41%) Jython
13 13 (22.41%) BladeLogic
14 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (20.69%) HP
14 12 (20.69%) BMC
14 12 (20.69%) HTTP
14 12 (20.69%) Microsoft

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.69%) Apache
2 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.34%) JBoss
4 4 (6.90%) ColdFusion
4 4 (6.90%) Confluence
4 4 (6.90%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.45%) CMS
5 2 (3.45%) nginx
5 2 (3.45%) NServiceBus
5 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) PaaS
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (12.07%) IaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) HTTP
2 11 (18.97%) Firewall
3 9 (15.52%) SAN
4 8 (13.79%) HTTPS
4 8 (13.79%) iSCSI
4 8 (13.79%) NAS
5 4 (6.90%) DNS
6 2 (3.45%) DHCP
6 2 (3.45%) FTP
6 2 (3.45%) IPsec
6 2 (3.45%) LDAP
6 2 (3.45%) Network Security
6 2 (3.45%) SSH
6 2 (3.45%) SSL
6 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.45%) DB2
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.45%) Redis
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.86%) TeamCity
3 11 (18.97%) MSBuild
3 11 (18.97%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.79%) Maven
5 4 (6.90%) JIRA
5 4 (6.90%) Subversion
6 3 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.17%) Gradle
6 3 (5.17%) Hudson
6 3 (5.17%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.45%) Ant
7 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.45%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.45%) Grunt
7 2 (3.45%) gulp
7 2 (3.45%) Selenium
7 2 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
1 11 (18.97%) Legal
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Azure DevOps
4 5 (8.62%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) AWS Architect
5 4 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (6.90%) Azure Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.90%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) Middleware
2 4 (6.90%) HTML
2 4 (6.90%) Servlets
3 3 (5.17%) JSP
3 3 (5.17%) RESTful
3 3 (5.17%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) Spring
4 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.45%) CSS
4 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.45%) Java EE
4 2 (3.45%) JDBC
4 2 (3.45%) jQuery
4 2 (3.45%) LAMP
4 2 (3.45%) MSMQ
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.45%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) Wiki
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Linux
2 21 (36.21%) Windows
3 12 (20.69%) Unix
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.17%) AIX
7 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) DevOps
2 22 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (34.48%) Configuration Management
4 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.69%) ITIL
5 11 (18.97%) ITSM
5 11 (18.97%) Migration
6 8 (13.79%) Software Distribution
6 8 (13.79%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (12.07%) OO
8 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.90%) Microservices
9 4 (6.90%) Network Design
9 4 (6.90%) SOA
10 3 (5.17%) Kanban
10 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 29 (50.00%) Python
2 21 (36.21%) Java
3 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 20 (34.48%) SQL
4 14 (24.14%) Bash Shell
5 13 (22.41%) Jython
6 11 (18.97%) Perl
6 11 (18.97%) Ruby
7 9 (15.52%) Bourne shell
8 8 (13.79%) C++
8 8 (13.79%) Korn
9 4 (6.90%) C#
10 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.45%) Groovy
11 2 (3.45%) PHP
12 1 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) OCA
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Docker
2 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.45%) VirtualBox
4 2 (3.45%) Xen
4 2 (3.45%) zsh
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (43.10%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (39.66%) Ansible
3 13 (22.41%) BladeLogic
4 12 (20.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 12 (20.69%) SCOrch
5 5 (8.62%) SCCM
6 4 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (6.90%) WSUS
7 2 (3.45%) CA Wily
7 2 (3.45%) logstash
7 2 (3.45%) Packer
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.45%) rkt
7 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.45%) vRealize
7 2 (3.45%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.72%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) CA
1 13 (22.41%) Dell
1 13 (22.41%) Splunk
2 12 (20.69%) BMC
2 12 (20.69%) HP
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.24%) Red Hat
3 10 (17.24%) VMware
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
5 4 (6.90%) Symantec
6 2 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Brocade
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
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