The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 55 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.64% 0.16% -
As % of the Systems Management category 34.48% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
Puppet
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
29 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.77% 9.61% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 22
Average daily rate £375 £388 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £300 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Newport - 5 £375 -
Cardiff -2 4 £400 -30.43% 1
Puppet
Wales

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) JBoss
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) nginx
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) HTTP
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) SSL
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (25.00%) IIS
7 3 (25.00%) SOAP
7 3 (25.00%) Jetty
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) MongoDB

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) JBoss
3 4 (33.33%) nginx
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Jetty
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (8.33%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Release Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Servlets
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) Grails
3 1 (8.33%) OSGi
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) WSDL
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Jython
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Groovy
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Scala
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Xen
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow