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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 66 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +6
Contract jobs citing Puppet 75 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.35% 0.88% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.19% 13.74% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Puppet
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
226 211 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.08% 6.38% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 117 63
Average daily rate £400 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £293 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 2 11
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +115.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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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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 +10 35 £425 - 13
Gloucestershire - 22 £425 -
Wiltshire +8 6 - - 6
Devon - 4 £500 - 4
Somerset +4 1 £745 +80.60%
Dorset - - - - 3
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 86 (75.44%) Linux
2 67 (58.77%) DevOps
3 54 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (45.61%) Jenkins
5 49 (42.98%) Configuration Management
6 43 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (34.21%) Git (software)
9 38 (33.33%) Python
10 35 (30.70%) CentOS
11 34 (29.82%) Java
12 33 (28.95%) MySQL
12 33 (28.95%) Red Hat
12 33 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (28.07%) Ruby
14 30 (26.32%) VMware
15 26 (22.81%) PHP
15 26 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (22.81%) Ansible
15 26 (22.81%) Bash Shell
16 24 (21.05%) Apache
16 24 (21.05%) Subversion
17 23 (20.18%) Windows
18 22 (19.30%) Scrum
18 22 (19.30%) Firewall
18 22 (19.30%) MongoDB
19 21 (18.42%) Web Services
19 21 (18.42%) Perl
20 20 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
20 20 (17.54%) Hudson

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 24 (21.05%) Apache
2 15 (13.16%) nginx
3 12 (10.53%) Confluence
3 12 (10.53%) MediaWiki
4 7 (6.14%) IIS
5 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.63%) JBoss
7 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.75%) Drupal
9 1 (0.88%) WordPress
9 1 (0.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.39%) GitHub
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Route 53
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.30%) Firewall
2 15 (13.16%) LAN
2 15 (13.16%) WAN
3 12 (10.53%) VPN
3 12 (10.53%) LDAP
4 9 (7.89%) DNS
4 9 (7.89%) HTTP
5 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.02%) SSL
5 8 (7.02%) IPv6
5 8 (7.02%) OSPF
5 8 (7.02%) BGP
5 8 (7.02%) EIGRP
5 8 (7.02%) IPsec
5 8 (7.02%) Network Security
6 3 (2.63%) Internet
7 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.75%) Wireless
8 1 (0.88%) NAS
8 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.95%) MySQL
2 22 (19.30%) MongoDB
3 20 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
5 11 (9.65%) Couchbase
5 11 (9.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (7.89%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.63%) Big Data
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) HBase
9 1 (0.88%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.88%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 52 (45.61%) Jenkins
2 39 (34.21%) Git (software)
3 24 (21.05%) Subversion
4 20 (17.54%) Hudson
5 14 (12.28%) JIRA
6 13 (11.40%) TeamCity
7 11 (9.65%) MSTest
7 11 (9.65%) NUnit
8 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.51%) Maven
10 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.88%) Ant
11 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (8.77%) Marketing
2 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.02%) Finance
3 8 (7.02%) Electronics
4 5 (4.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (43.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 17 (14.91%) Administrator
4 15 (13.16%) Developer
5 14 (12.28%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (9.65%) .NET Developer
8 10 (8.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Architect
10 6 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (4.39%) DevOps Consultant
11 5 (4.39%) Consultant
12 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.51%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Web Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) Web Services
2 17 (14.91%) HTML
2 17 (14.91%) .NET
3 15 (13.16%) REST
4 14 (12.28%) CSS
5 12 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET
6 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (9.65%) Castle Windsor
7 8 (7.02%) RESTful
8 6 (5.26%) JSON
8 6 (5.26%) XML
9 5 (4.39%) LAMP
9 5 (4.39%) Flask
10 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.63%) HTML5
10 3 (2.63%) Spring
11 2 (1.75%) WebCenter
11 2 (1.75%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Open Source
2 12 (10.53%) Wiki
3 8 (7.02%) DTV
4 7 (6.14%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.14%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Derivative
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) GIS
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (75.44%) Linux
2 35 (30.70%) CentOS
3 26 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (20.18%) Windows
5 18 (15.79%) Debian
6 16 (14.04%) Ubuntu
7 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (10.53%) UNIX
8 4 (3.51%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.63%) VMS
10 1 (0.88%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (58.77%) DevOps
2 49 (42.98%) Configuration Management
3 43 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (19.30%) Scrum
6 18 (15.79%) SOA
7 13 (11.40%) TDD
8 12 (10.53%) MVC
8 12 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (9.65%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (9.65%) BDD
9 11 (9.65%) Progressive Enhancement
9 11 (9.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (9.65%) Build Automation
9 11 (9.65%) CQRS
10 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.02%) Programme Management
10 8 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (6.14%) Load Balancing
12 6 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.33%) Python
2 34 (29.82%) Java
3 32 (28.07%) Ruby
4 26 (22.81%) Bash Shell
4 26 (22.81%) PHP
5 21 (18.42%) Perl
6 18 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 14 (12.28%) SQL
8 10 (8.77%) C#
9 3 (2.63%) Golang
9 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) PHP5
10 1 (0.88%) Groovy
10 1 (0.88%) C++
10 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) CCNA
1 10 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) RHCE
5 1 (0.88%) RHCT
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Samba
1 15 (13.16%) Postfix
2 14 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.40%) XenServer
4 12 (10.53%) iptables
5 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.63%) Xen
6 3 (2.63%) Varnish
6 3 (2.63%) vCloud
7 2 (1.75%) GPFS
7 2 (1.75%) Ceph
7 2 (1.75%) vSphere
8 1 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 54 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (22.81%) Ansible
3 19 (16.67%) Salt
4 15 (13.16%) ZABBIX
5 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.51%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.63%) yum
7 3 (2.63%) Nagios
7 3 (2.63%) Ganeti
7 3 (2.63%) SELinux
7 3 (2.63%) logstash
7 3 (2.63%) Bcfg2
8 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.88%) AppManager
9 1 (0.88%) SCCM
9 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.88%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 33 (28.95%) Red Hat
2 30 (26.32%) VMware
3 13 (11.40%) Citrix
4 9 (7.89%) SAP
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle
6 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.75%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Veeam
8 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.88%) Zerto
8 1 (0.88%) NetIQ
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Rate: £0.00 per day
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