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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 120 130 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs citing Puppet 16 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.037% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.92% 0.45% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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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
202 224 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.16% 8.18% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 133 80
Average daily rate £325 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £151 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 -3 12 £450 +20.00% 9
Dundee - 2 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 8
West Lothian - 1 - -
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Perl
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (42.86%) Python
4 9 (42.86%) EMC
4 9 (42.86%) SAN
5 8 (38.10%) Apache
5 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
5 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (33.33%) JBoss
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) UNIX
7 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 6 (28.57%) Java
7 6 (28.57%) Change Management
7 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
8 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
8 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
8 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
8 5 (23.81%) Content Management
8 5 (23.81%) Brocade
9 4 (19.05%) Remedy
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (38.10%) Apache
2 7 (33.33%) JBoss
3 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (9.52%) Drupal
5 2 (9.52%) Confluence
5 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Heroku
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) SSH
3 2 (9.52%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) Redis
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Hudson
4 2 (9.52%) Trac
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Build Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) IBM XIV
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 5 (23.81%) Content Management
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) Release Management
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Information Governance
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Perl
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) zsh
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (14.29%) Nagios
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (4.76%) Ganglia
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.76%) StatsD
5 1 (4.76%) Ansible
5 1 (4.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) EMC
3 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) Brocade
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Remedy
7 2 (9.52%) NetApp
7 2 (9.52%) Veritas
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.52%) Opsware
8 1 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) IBM