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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 91 71 119
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +48
Contract jobs citing Puppet 48 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.64% 2.27% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.67% 33.01% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 23
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
244 209 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.34% 6.87% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 117 125
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 3
Median hourly rate £15.36 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.92% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £12.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £32.80 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Puppet
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Puppet Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Bristol -16 16 £375 -6.25% 2
Dorset - 13 £446 - 2
Wiltshire +3 10 £450 +12.50%
Gloucestershire -5 5 £400 -5.88%
Somerset +11 2 £275 -63.08% 6
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 82 (92.13%) Linux
2 49 (55.06%) Configuration Management
3 46 (51.69%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (48.31%) Red Hat
5 42 (47.19%) DevOps
6 35 (39.33%) Perl
7 33 (37.08%) Bash Shell
8 31 (34.83%) Jenkins
8 31 (34.83%) Python
9 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (31.46%) Security Cleared
10 27 (30.34%) Samba
10 27 (30.34%) ITIL
11 26 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
12 25 (28.09%) Oracle
13 23 (25.84%) Unix
14 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
14 21 (23.60%) VMware
15 19 (21.35%) Tomcat
15 19 (21.35%) Java
15 19 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (20.22%) Ansible
16 18 (20.22%) Windows
16 18 (20.22%) Scrum
16 18 (20.22%) Finance
17 16 (17.98%) JIRA
17 16 (17.98%) Load Balancing
17 16 (17.98%) Solaris
17 16 (17.98%) JavaScript

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 19 (21.35%) Tomcat
2 15 (16.85%) Apache
3 8 (8.99%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.62%) JBoss
4 5 (5.62%) MQSeries
5 4 (4.49%) Node.js
6 3 (3.37%) nginx
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.12%) Confluence
7 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.12%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.12%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.36%) Firewall
3 10 (11.24%) HTTP
4 6 (6.74%) FTP
4 6 (6.74%) IPsec
5 5 (5.62%) BIG-IP
5 5 (5.62%) HTTPS
5 5 (5.62%) LDAP
5 5 (5.62%) NAS
5 5 (5.62%) Network Security
5 5 (5.62%) SSL
5 5 (5.62%) VPN
6 4 (4.49%) tcpdump
6 4 (4.49%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.25%) DNS
7 2 (2.25%) LAN
8 1 (1.12%) DHCP
8 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) MySQL
2 4 (4.49%) Big Data
2 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Jenkins
2 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.98%) JIRA
4 12 (13.48%) Maven
5 4 (4.49%) Hudson
5 4 (4.49%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.37%) Subversion
7 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.12%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Games
2 2 (2.25%) Marketing
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Automotive
3 1 (1.12%) Back Office
3 1 (1.12%) Electronics
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (14.61%) Administrator
4 9 (10.11%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (10.11%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.87%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Unix Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Designer
9 4 (4.49%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Designer
9 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) MCollective
2 11 (12.36%) LAMP
3 5 (5.62%) J2EE
3 5 (5.62%) JSON
4 4 (4.49%) HTML
4 4 (4.49%) Web Services
5 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.37%) jQuery
5 3 (3.37%) Spring
5 3 (3.37%) XML
6 2 (2.25%) .NET
6 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.25%) Middleware
6 2 (2.25%) REST
6 2 (2.25%) SOAP
7 1 (1.12%) CSS
7 1 (1.12%) Kafka
7 1 (1.12%) LESS
7 1 (1.12%) POSIX
7 1 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Wiki
2 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.49%) Ergonomics
3 4 (4.49%) iPad
3 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (92.13%) Linux
2 23 (25.84%) Unix
3 18 (20.22%) Windows
4 16 (17.98%) Solaris
5 14 (15.73%) CentOS
5 14 (15.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (14.61%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.25%) Android
8 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) Configuration Management
2 42 (47.19%) DevOps
3 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (30.34%) ITIL
5 26 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (20.22%) Scrum
7 16 (17.98%) Load Balancing
8 13 (14.61%) ITIL V3
9 12 (13.48%) Build Automation
10 7 (7.87%) BCP
10 7 (7.87%) Business Continuity
10 7 (7.87%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (7.87%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.62%) Open Source
12 5 (5.62%) Performance Management
13 4 (4.49%) Analytics
13 4 (4.49%) Coaching
13 4 (4.49%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.33%) Perl
2 33 (37.08%) Bash Shell
3 31 (34.83%) Python
4 19 (21.35%) Java
5 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
6 14 (15.73%) Ruby
7 11 (12.36%) AWK
7 11 (12.36%) sed
8 6 (6.74%) C#
8 6 (6.74%) SQL
9 4 (4.49%) C++
9 4 (4.49%) PHP
9 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) Clojure
11 1 (1.12%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.85%) RHCE
3 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (30.34%) Samba
2 19 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.61%) Active Directory
4 9 (10.11%) NFS
5 4 (4.49%) Docker
6 3 (3.37%) vCloud
7 1 (1.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 46 (51.69%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (20.22%) Ansible
3 15 (16.85%) Nagios
4 4 (4.49%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.25%) logstash
5 2 (2.25%) Mesos
5 2 (2.25%) OpenAM
5 2 (2.25%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.12%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.12%) Salt
6 1 (1.12%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (48.31%) Red Hat
2 25 (28.09%) Oracle
3 21 (23.60%) VMware
4 15 (16.85%) NetApp
5 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.36%) F5
7 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.25%) HP
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco
9 1 (1.12%) Citrix
9 1 (1.12%) Google
9 1 (1.12%) IBM
9 1 (1.12%) New Relic
9 1 (1.12%) SAP
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