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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 44 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.40% 1.50% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.56% 29.03% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Median daily rate £425 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -34.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
45 31 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.02% 5.15% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 43
Median daily rate £438 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £160 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +11.68%

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 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 6 £394 -7.35%
Puppet
Wales

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (71.43%) Ansible
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (71.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (71.43%) Terraform
3 5 (71.43%) Fluentd
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) SSL
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Xen
3 5 (71.43%) Google
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon S3

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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Jetty
1 3 (42.86%) nginx
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon S3
1 5 (71.43%) Google App Engine
1 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (71.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (42.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Travis CI
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Kafka
2 4 (57.14%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (42.86%) Servlets
4 1 (14.29%) ELK Stack
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
1 5 (71.43%) Fluentd
1 5 (71.43%) Terraform
2 3 (42.86%) Marathon
2 3 (42.86%) Mesos
2 3 (42.86%) Piwik
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cloudera