The first table below looks at the demand for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Somerset 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 45 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 0.53% -
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
10 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.99% 5.35% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £325 £275 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +19.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Puppet
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Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Somerset region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Postfix
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix