The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 115 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.22% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.40% 2.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate £400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
203 174 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.65% 7.48% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 100 104
Average daily rate £375 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +11.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £31.65 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.44% +71.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
Puppet
UK

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 8 £421 - 4
Glasgow +17 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 19 (90.48%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (80.95%) Maven
3 14 (66.67%) XML
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) Ant
4 13 (61.90%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
5 12 (57.14%) Linux
5 12 (57.14%) Web Services
6 11 (52.38%) Scrum
6 11 (52.38%) Hudson
7 10 (47.62%) REST
7 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
7 10 (47.62%) Vagrant
7 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (47.62%) Project Management
7 10 (47.62%) SOAP
7 10 (47.62%) Java
8 9 (42.86%) UNIX
8 9 (42.86%) Migration
8 9 (42.86%) Release Management
8 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
8 9 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (38.10%) Subversion
9 8 (38.10%) HTML
10 7 (33.33%) ITIL
10 7 (33.33%) DSDM
10 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (28.57%) Python
11 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Heroku
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
1 5 (23.81%) SSL
2 4 (19.05%) X.509
2 4 (19.05%) LDAP
2 4 (19.05%) Kerberos
2 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (19.05%) Star Schema
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Maven
2 13 (61.90%) Ant
2 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
3 11 (52.38%) Hudson
4 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 8 (38.10%) Subversion
6 4 (19.05%) Fiddler
6 4 (19.05%) WATIR
6 4 (19.05%) Selenium
6 4 (19.05%) JUnit
6 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
6 4 (19.05%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (19.05%) RSpec
6 4 (19.05%) JBehave
6 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
6 4 (19.05%) Gradle
7 2 (9.52%) JIRA
7 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Release Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) XML
2 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) REST
3 10 (47.62%) SOAP
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) JAAS
7 1 (4.76%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) FMCG
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) Project Management
3 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
4 9 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (42.86%) Release Management
4 9 (42.86%) Migration
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) DSDM
5 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) ATDD
7 4 (19.05%) Business Transformation
7 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Groovy
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 19 (90.48%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (47.62%) Vagrant
3 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (9.52%) OpenSSO
4 2 (9.52%) Nagios
5 1 (4.76%) Ganglia
5 1 (4.76%) Munin
5 1 (4.76%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) ForgeRock
3 2 (9.52%) Sun
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