The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 103 105 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Contract jobs citing Puppet 40 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.00% 2.70% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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England

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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
250 111 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.75% 5.02% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 57 113
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 15
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.57% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.30 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £173.50 £40.50 £24.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Bristol +8 29 £400 +23.07% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £325 - 1
Devon - 3 £318 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - - - - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 63 (87.50%) DevOps
2 62 (86.11%) Linux
3 49 (68.06%) Red Hat
4 48 (66.67%) Ruby
5 47 (65.28%) PHP
6 44 (61.11%) LAMP
7 41 (56.94%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (56.94%) Opscode Chef
8 40 (55.56%) Apache
9 39 (54.17%) VMware
10 37 (51.39%) Perl
11 36 (50.00%) Bash Shell
12 32 (44.44%) CentOS
12 32 (44.44%) Ubuntu
12 32 (44.44%) Firewall
13 31 (43.06%) Debian
13 31 (43.06%) nginx
14 29 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (40.28%) Jenkins
15 27 (37.50%) Java
15 27 (37.50%) VPN
16 26 (36.11%) Configuration Management
16 26 (36.11%) XenServer
17 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
17 24 (33.33%) Samba
17 24 (33.33%) MySQL
18 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (27.78%) LAN
19 20 (27.78%) WAN
20 19 (26.39%) Postfix

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 40 (55.56%) Apache
2 31 (43.06%) nginx
3 15 (20.83%) Confluence
4 13 (18.06%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.28%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (15.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (44.44%) Firewall
2 27 (37.50%) VPN
3 20 (27.78%) LAN
3 20 (27.78%) WAN
4 17 (23.61%) LDAP
5 15 (20.83%) Network Security
6 14 (19.44%) IPv6
7 13 (18.06%) OSPF
7 13 (18.06%) EIGRP
7 13 (18.06%) BGP
7 13 (18.06%) IPsec
8 1 (1.39%) SAN
8 1 (1.39%) DNS
8 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.39%) SSH
8 1 (1.39%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) MySQL
2 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 13 (18.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Ingres
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 29 (40.28%) Jenkins
2 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 19 (26.39%) Hudson
4 17 (23.61%) JIRA
5 16 (22.22%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.39%) JMeter
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
6 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (1.39%) Banking
1 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (36.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 21 (29.17%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Administrator
5 10 (13.89%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (9.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.39%) Architect
9 1 (1.39%) Tester
9 1 (1.39%) Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Non-Functional Tester
9 1 (1.39%) Linux Support
9 1 (1.39%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (61.11%) LAMP
2 14 (19.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.39%) CGI
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) JDBC
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) DAO
3 1 (1.39%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Wiki
2 12 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 62 (86.11%) Linux
2 32 (44.44%) CentOS
2 32 (44.44%) Ubuntu
3 31 (43.06%) Debian
4 14 (19.44%) Windows
5 13 (18.06%) UNIX
5 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.78%) SELinux
7 2 (2.78%) SUSE
8 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (87.50%) DevOps
2 41 (56.94%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (36.11%) Configuration Management
4 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (18.06%) Load Balancing
6 13 (18.06%) Data Modelling
7 12 (16.67%) Build Automation
8 4 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (2.78%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.78%) Release Management
9 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.78%) Workflow
9 2 (2.78%) Project Management
10 1 (1.39%) Validation
10 1 (1.39%) Migration
10 1 (1.39%) MVC
10 1 (1.39%) OO
10 1 (1.39%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) Ruby
2 47 (65.28%) PHP
3 37 (51.39%) Perl
4 36 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 27 (37.50%) Java
6 18 (25.00%) Python
7 14 (19.44%) SQL
8 6 (8.33%) Scala
9 3 (4.17%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 6 (8.33%) CCNA
1 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (36.11%) XenServer
3 24 (33.33%) Samba
4 19 (26.39%) Postfix
5 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.39%) NFS
5 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 41 (56.94%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 17 (23.61%) Nagios
3 17 (23.61%) Salt
4 11 (15.28%) Cacti
5 3 (4.17%) Ansible
6 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.39%) logstash
6 1 (1.39%) YUM
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.39%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 49 (68.06%) Red Hat
2 39 (54.17%) VMware
3 18 (25.00%) Citrix
4 11 (15.28%) Percona
5 2 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (1.39%) NetApp
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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