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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
Wales / South Wales
Rank 43 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.87% 1.16% -
As % of the Systems Management category 22.50% 14.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +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 South Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
40 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.30% 7.93% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 25
Median daily rate £425 £310 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -24.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £363 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £10.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -29.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 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
Cardiff +23 5 £450 +38.46%
Newport -13 2 £450 +18.42%
Puppet
Wales

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (78.57%) Ansible
2 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (50.00%) DevOps
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (35.71%) Debian
7 4 (28.57%) Docker
7 4 (28.57%) Terraform
7 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) CentOS
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
8 3 (21.43%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (21.43%) Open Source
9 2 (14.29%) Confluence
9 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
9 2 (14.29%) Consul
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) Python
9 2 (14.29%) JIRA

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) MCollective
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
1 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Debian
4 3 (21.43%) CentOS
4 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) MapReduce
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (7.14%) HDFS
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Ansible
2 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (28.57%) Terraform
4 2 (14.29%) Consul
5 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (7.14%) Nessus
5 1 (7.14%) Packer
5 1 (7.14%) Pingdom
5 1 (7.14%) Rundeck
5 1 (7.14%) SCCM
5 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) PagerDuty
3 1 (7.14%) Sonatype
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) VMware