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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
UK / Scotland
Rank 79 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 27 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.61% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.36% 4.00% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Median daily rate £424 £430 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £489 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
188 250 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.21% 9.81% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 137 93
Median daily rate £388 £305 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £190 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.75 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +39 23 £424 -11.71% 3
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 25 (49.02%) Python
2 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 22 (43.14%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (43.14%) DevOps
3 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
4 19 (37.25%) Ansible
5 14 (27.45%) Bash Shell
5 14 (27.45%) SQL
5 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (25.49%) PowerShell
7 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
8 11 (21.57%) Scrum
8 11 (21.57%) Windows
9 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
9 10 (19.61%) ITIL
9 10 (19.61%) Dell
9 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
9 10 (19.61%) Firewall
9 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
10 9 (17.65%) SCOrch
10 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 9 (17.65%) IaaS
10 9 (17.65%) PaaS
10 9 (17.65%) HP
10 9 (17.65%) BMC

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 5 (9.80%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.84%) nginx
2 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) CICS
5 1 (1.96%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (17.65%) IaaS
2 9 (17.65%) PaaS
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.92%) Route 53
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.96%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.96%) GitHub
6 1 (1.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Firewall
2 8 (15.69%) HTTP
2 8 (15.69%) HTTPS
3 6 (11.76%) iSCSI
3 6 (11.76%) NAS
3 6 (11.76%) SAN
4 5 (9.80%) DNS
5 4 (7.84%) SSL
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
7 2 (3.92%) Network Security
7 2 (3.92%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
3 7 (13.73%) Selenium
4 6 (11.76%) Gradle
4 6 (11.76%) Maven
5 4 (7.84%) gulp
6 3 (5.88%) CircleCI
6 3 (5.88%) JIRA
6 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.88%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.96%) git-flow
8 1 (1.96%) GoCD
8 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (5.88%) Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (5.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) HTML Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Project Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 9 (17.65%) Middleware
2 8 (15.69%) Spring
3 4 (7.84%) Kafka
3 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (7.84%) React
4 3 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (5.88%) HTML
4 3 (5.88%) Java EE
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (5.88%) RESTful
4 3 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.92%) .NET
5 2 (3.92%) CSS3
5 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.92%) HTML5
5 2 (3.92%) jQuery
5 2 (3.92%) Sass
5 2 (3.92%) Web Services
6 1 (1.96%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Blog
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) DataPower
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.76%) Unix
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.92%) AIX
6 2 (3.92%) CentOS
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Solaris
7 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) DevOps
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (21.57%) Scrum
6 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
6 10 (19.61%) ITIL
7 8 (15.69%) BDD
7 8 (15.69%) ITSM
7 8 (15.69%) TDD
8 7 (13.73%) OO
9 6 (11.76%) Open Source
9 6 (11.76%) Software Distribution
9 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (7.84%) Server Building
12 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.88%) Migration
12 3 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) Python
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
4 14 (27.45%) Bash Shell
4 14 (27.45%) SQL
5 13 (25.49%) PowerShell
6 9 (17.65%) Jython
7 7 (13.73%) Perl
8 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
9 4 (7.84%) Ruby
10 3 (5.88%) Groovy
11 2 (3.92%) ES6
11 2 (3.92%) PHP
12 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) Docker
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Flume
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.92%) zsh
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (43.14%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (37.25%) Ansible
3 9 (17.65%) BladeLogic
3 9 (17.65%) SCOrch
4 8 (15.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (7.84%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (7.84%) logstash
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (5.88%) Data Guard
7 2 (3.92%) vRealize
8 1 (1.96%) Marathon
8 1 (1.96%) Mesos
8 1 (1.96%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Dell
2 9 (17.65%) BMC
2 9 (17.65%) CA
2 9 (17.65%) HP
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.80%) IBM
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle
6 4 (7.84%) AppDynamics
7 3 (5.88%) Splunk
7 3 (5.88%) VMware
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco
9 1 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.96%) New Relic
9 1 (1.96%) RightScale
9 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.96%) Twitter
9 1 (1.96%) WSO2