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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 104 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 44 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 0.20% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.62% 2.40% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 5
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
323 250 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.86% 8.36% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 149 101
Average daily rate £380 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £114 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +93.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +12 25 £413 +3.12%
Renfrewshire - 12 £410 -
Glasgow - 6 £388 - 2
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 29 (52.73%) Python
2 27 (49.09%) PowerShell
3 26 (47.27%) Linux
4 24 (43.64%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (43.64%) DevOps
5 23 (41.82%) Docker
5 23 (41.82%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (41.82%) Middleware
6 21 (38.18%) Java
6 21 (38.18%) Ansible
7 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
7 19 (34.55%) Windows
8 18 (32.73%) SQL
9 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
9 17 (30.91%) PaaS
10 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
11 14 (25.45%) TeamCity
11 14 (25.45%) Jython
11 14 (25.45%) BladeLogic
11 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
11 14 (25.45%) CA
11 14 (25.45%) Dell
12 13 (23.64%) HTTP
12 13 (23.64%) BMC
12 13 (23.64%) ITIL
12 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (23.64%) SCOrch
12 13 (23.64%) Public Cloud
13 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
13 12 (21.82%) Splunk

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (16.36%) Apache
2 8 (14.55%) JBoss
3 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.27%) Confluence
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.64%) ColdFusion
6 2 (3.64%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) nginx
6 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.82%) CMS
7 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) PaaS
2 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.91%) IaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) HTTP
2 12 (21.82%) SAN
3 11 (20.00%) Firewall
3 11 (20.00%) NAS
4 9 (16.36%) HTTPS
4 9 (16.36%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.27%) LDAP
6 3 (5.45%) DNS
7 2 (3.64%) DHCP
7 2 (3.64%) FTP
7 2 (3.64%) IPsec
7 2 (3.64%) SSL
7 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.82%) Internet
8 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) DB2
3 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 14 (25.45%) TeamCity
3 10 (18.18%) MSBuild
3 10 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (16.36%) Maven
5 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.27%) JIRA
6 4 (7.27%) Subversion
7 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.64%) Ant
8 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
8 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
8 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.64%) Gradle
8 2 (3.64%) Grunt
8 2 (3.64%) gulp
8 2 (3.64%) Hudson
8 2 (3.64%) Selenium
8 2 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Legal
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Administrator
2 6 (10.91%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (7.27%) AWS Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Azure Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.27%) DevOps Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Environment Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) Middleware
2 4 (7.27%) Servlets
3 3 (5.45%) JSP
3 3 (5.45%) SOAP
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) Java EE
4 2 (3.64%) JDBC
4 2 (3.64%) REST
4 2 (3.64%) RESTful
4 2 (3.64%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.82%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) LAMP
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.82%) React
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Linux
2 19 (34.55%) Windows
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.55%) Unix
6 3 (5.45%) AIX
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.64%) Solaris
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) DevOps
2 23 (41.82%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
4 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.64%) ITIL
5 12 (21.82%) ITSM
5 12 (21.82%) Migration
6 9 (16.36%) Software Distribution
7 8 (14.55%) Microservices
7 8 (14.55%) OO
8 6 (10.91%) Network Design
8 6 (10.91%) SOA
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.45%) Kanban
11 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.64%) High Availability
12 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Python
2 27 (49.09%) PowerShell
3 21 (38.18%) Java
4 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
5 18 (32.73%) SQL
6 14 (25.45%) Jython
7 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
7 12 (21.82%) Perl
8 10 (18.18%) Ruby
9 8 (14.55%) Bourne shell
9 8 (14.55%) C++
9 8 (14.55%) Korn
10 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.64%) C#
12 1 (1.82%) Groovy
12 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) OCA
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 23 (41.82%) Docker
2 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) VirtualBox
3 2 (3.64%) Xen
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) zsh
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (38.18%) Ansible
3 14 (25.45%) BladeLogic
4 13 (23.64%) SCOrch
5 12 (21.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (10.91%) SCCM
7 5 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (9.09%) WSUS
8 2 (3.64%) CA Wily
8 2 (3.64%) logstash
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
8 2 (3.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (3.64%) vRealize
8 2 (3.64%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.82%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) CA
1 14 (25.45%) Dell
2 13 (23.64%) BMC
3 12 (21.82%) HP
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) Splunk
4 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (18.18%) VMware
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle
7 5 (9.09%) Symantec
8 4 (7.27%) Atlassian
8 4 (7.27%) IBM
9 3 (5.45%) EMC
10 2 (3.64%) Google
10 2 (3.64%) NetApp
10 2 (3.64%) Veritas
11 1 (1.82%) Brocade
11 1 (1.82%) Cisco