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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 115 127 130
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 20 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.54% 6.57% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
306 198 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.10% 6.20% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 101 133
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £140 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.62% -32.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.07 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+35.24% +9.46%

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 July 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 July 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 -5 12 £413 +3.12% 3
Glasgow +16 7 £480 - 2
Fife - 1 - -
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Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 31 (49.21%) Linux
2 29 (46.03%) Python
2 29 (46.03%) PowerShell
2 29 (46.03%) Ansible
2 29 (46.03%) Docker
3 28 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (41.27%) Jenkins
5 24 (38.10%) DevOps
6 23 (36.51%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (34.92%) Windows
8 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 21 (33.33%) SQL
9 19 (30.16%) Java
9 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 18 (28.57%) Configuration Management
11 17 (26.98%) Middleware
12 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (23.81%) PaaS
13 15 (23.81%) TeamCity
14 14 (22.22%) Bash Shell
14 14 (22.22%) Finance
15 13 (20.63%) Jython
15 13 (20.63%) BladeLogic
15 13 (20.63%) CA
15 13 (20.63%) Dell
15 13 (20.63%) ITIL
15 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
15 13 (20.63%) Splunk
16 12 (19.05%) HP Operations Orchestration

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 10 (15.87%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.35%) ColdFusion
3 4 (6.35%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.17%) Confluence
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) NServiceBus
4 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (23.81%) PaaS
4 5 (7.94%) IaaS
5 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) Firewall
2 10 (15.87%) HTTP
3 9 (14.29%) SAN
4 8 (12.70%) HTTPS
4 8 (12.70%) iSCSI
4 8 (12.70%) NAS
5 2 (3.17%) DNS
5 2 (3.17%) LDAP
5 2 (3.17%) Network Security
5 2 (3.17%) SSH
5 2 (3.17%) SSL
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.17%) DB2
4 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Redis
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.81%) TeamCity
3 12 (19.05%) Maven
4 11 (17.46%) MSBuild
4 11 (17.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (15.87%) Subversion
6 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.35%) Gradle
8 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.76%) Hudson
8 3 (4.76%) JIRA
8 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.17%) Ant
9 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.17%) Bower
9 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
9 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.17%) Grunt
9 2 (3.17%) gulp
9 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Legal
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Architect
1 10 (15.87%) Cloud Architect
2 9 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) AWS Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (7.94%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (6.35%) Azure Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.35%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) Middleware
2 5 (7.94%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) RESTful
2 5 (7.94%) Spring
3 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.76%) Java EE
4 3 (4.76%) jQuery
4 3 (4.76%) JSP
4 3 (4.76%) Node.js
4 3 (4.76%) Sass
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
4 3 (4.76%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.17%) .NET
5 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.17%) J2EE
5 2 (3.17%) JDBC
5 2 (3.17%) Servlets
5 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Wiki
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) Windows
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 11 (17.46%) Unix
5 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.76%) AIX
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) DevOps
2 23 (36.51%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 13 (20.63%) ITIL
5 11 (17.46%) ITSM
5 11 (17.46%) Migration
6 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.70%) Software Distribution
7 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.70%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (11.11%) OO
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.17%) OOD
11 2 (3.17%) Project Management
11 2 (3.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) PowerShell
1 29 (46.03%) Python
2 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) Java
4 14 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 13 (20.63%) Jython
6 11 (17.46%) Perl
6 11 (17.46%) Ruby
7 9 (14.29%) Bourne shell
8 8 (12.70%) C++
8 8 (12.70%) Korn
9 4 (6.35%) C#
10 3 (4.76%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.17%) Groovy
11 2 (3.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) OCA
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (46.03%) Docker
2 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.17%) VirtualBox
4 2 (3.17%) zsh
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (46.03%) Ansible
2 28 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (20.63%) BladeLogic
4 12 (19.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 12 (19.05%) SCOrch
5 6 (9.52%) SCCM
6 4 (6.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (6.35%) WSUS
7 2 (3.17%) CA Wily
7 2 (3.17%) logstash
7 2 (3.17%) Packer
7 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.17%) rkt
7 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.17%) vRealize
7 2 (3.17%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.59%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) CA
1 13 (20.63%) Dell
1 13 (20.63%) Splunk
2 12 (19.05%) BMC
2 12 (19.05%) HP
3 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle
6 8 (12.70%) VMware
7 4 (6.35%) Symantec
8 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.17%) Google
9 1 (1.59%) Brocade
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) Citrix
9 1 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (1.59%) Intel Security
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