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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 80 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Contract jobs citing Puppet 67 45 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.09% 1.47% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.26% 17.51% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 0
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£420 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.43 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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
229 257 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.15% 8.40% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 151 64
Average daily rate £400 £390 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 7
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -10.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.81 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.09 £190.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

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 30 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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 -7 27 £444 +7.57% 8
Wiltshire +19 19 £350 +7.69% 4
Devon +9 11 £420 +32.28%
Gloucestershire - 5 £406 - 2
Somerset +7 3 - - 3
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 99 (71.22%) Linux
2 63 (45.32%) DevOps
3 61 (43.88%) Configuration Management
4 59 (42.45%) Red Hat
5 58 (41.73%) Jenkins
5 58 (41.73%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (38.13%) Java
6 53 (38.13%) Git (software)
7 51 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (33.09%) Ansible
9 41 (29.50%) MySQL
10 39 (28.06%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (27.34%) VMware
12 37 (26.62%) Amazon AWS
13 34 (24.46%) PostgreSQL
13 34 (24.46%) Python
14 32 (23.02%) Apache
14 32 (23.02%) Web Services
15 30 (21.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (20.86%) Open Source
16 29 (20.86%) CentOS
17 28 (20.14%) Subversion
18 27 (19.42%) Ruby
18 27 (19.42%) Bash Shell
19 25 (17.99%) TDD
19 25 (17.99%) Scrum
19 25 (17.99%) SQL Server
20 23 (16.55%) Oracle
20 23 (16.55%) Perl
20 23 (16.55%) Vagrant

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (23.02%) Apache
2 15 (10.79%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.63%) JBoss
4 10 (7.19%) nginx
5 9 (6.47%) IIS
6 8 (5.76%) Confluence
7 6 (4.32%) MediaWiki
8 5 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.88%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.88%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.72%) CMS
10 1 (0.72%) WordPress
10 1 (0.72%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.04%) GitHub
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.44%) Route 53
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) Firewall
2 15 (10.79%) HTTP
3 14 (10.07%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.91%) SSL
4 11 (7.91%) DNS
5 9 (6.47%) LAN
5 9 (6.47%) WAN
6 6 (4.32%) VPN
6 6 (4.32%) LDAP
7 4 (2.88%) IPv6
7 4 (2.88%) SAN
7 4 (2.88%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.88%) OSPF
7 4 (2.88%) IPsec
8 3 (2.16%) BGP
8 3 (2.16%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.16%) Network Security
8 3 (2.16%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.44%) Wireless
10 1 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.50%) MySQL
2 34 (24.46%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (17.99%) SQL Server
4 22 (15.83%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.91%) Couchbase
5 11 (7.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (5.76%) Big Data
6 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.32%) DB2
7 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.88%) MarkLogic
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.44%) Ingres
10 2 (1.44%) Informix
10 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (41.73%) Jenkins
2 53 (38.13%) Git (software)
3 28 (20.14%) Subversion
4 20 (14.39%) JIRA
5 16 (11.51%) Hudson
6 11 (7.91%) MSTest
6 11 (7.91%) NUnit
7 5 (3.60%) Maven
7 5 (3.60%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.88%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.44%) EasyMock
9 2 (1.44%) Mockito
9 2 (1.44%) JUnit
9 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.44%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.44%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.72%) RSpec
10 1 (0.72%) JBehave
General
1 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.60%) Finance
3 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.16%) Electronics
4 3 (2.16%) Marketing
5 2 (1.44%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (33.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (20.86%) Administrator
3 21 (15.11%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (14.39%) Developer
5 18 (12.95%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (11.51%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (9.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 13 (9.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (7.91%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Web Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Designer
11 6 (4.32%) DBA
11 6 (4.32%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (3.60%) DevOps Consultant
12 5 (3.60%) Consultant
12 5 (3.60%) Java Developer
13 4 (2.88%) .NET Web Developer
13 4 (2.88%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.02%) Web Services
2 20 (14.39%) HTML
3 17 (12.23%) CSS
3 17 (12.23%) REST
4 14 (10.07%) .NET
5 12 (8.63%) .NET Framework
6 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET
6 11 (7.91%) Castle Windsor
6 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (7.19%) Java EE
7 10 (7.19%) JSON
8 9 (6.47%) RESTful
9 7 (5.04%) Flask
10 5 (3.60%) XML
10 5 (3.60%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.60%) Spring
11 4 (2.88%) WebCenter
11 4 (2.88%) SOAP
11 4 (2.88%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.91%) Wiki
1 11 (7.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.88%) User Experience
3 4 (2.88%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.88%) Replication
3 4 (2.88%) Clustering
3 4 (2.88%) Derivative
4 3 (2.16%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.16%) DTV
5 2 (1.44%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) GIS
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 99 (71.22%) Linux
2 30 (21.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (20.86%) CentOS
4 22 (15.83%) UNIX
5 19 (13.67%) Windows
6 17 (12.23%) Ubuntu
7 13 (9.35%) Debian
8 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.04%) Solaris
9 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.88%) Amazon Linux
10 4 (2.88%) Fedora
11 3 (2.16%) VMS
12 1 (0.72%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.72%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.32%) DevOps
2 61 (43.88%) Configuration Management
3 51 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (28.06%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (20.86%) Open Source
6 25 (17.99%) TDD
6 25 (17.99%) Scrum
7 20 (14.39%) SOA
8 15 (10.79%) BDD
9 12 (8.63%) MVC
10 11 (7.91%) Progressive Enhancement
10 11 (7.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (7.91%) CQRS
10 11 (7.91%) Mobile First
11 10 (7.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
13 8 (5.76%) Build Automation
14 6 (4.32%) ETL
14 6 (4.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.13%) Java
2 34 (24.46%) Python
3 27 (19.42%) Ruby
3 27 (19.42%) Bash Shell
4 23 (16.55%) Perl
5 19 (13.67%) JavaScript
5 19 (13.67%) SQL
6 18 (12.95%) PHP
7 10 (7.19%) C#
8 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (12.95%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.47%) RHCE
3 7 (5.04%) CCNA
3 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.32%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) Degree
6 2 (1.44%) CCNP
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.63%) Samba
3 11 (7.91%) Docker
3 11 (7.91%) iptables
4 10 (7.19%) VirtualBox
5 9 (6.47%) Postfix
6 8 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (4.32%) XenServer
8 5 (3.60%) Varnish
9 4 (2.88%) Xen
10 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.44%) vSphere
11 2 (1.44%) GPFS
11 2 (1.44%) Ceph
12 1 (0.72%) LXC
12 1 (0.72%) vCloud
12 1 (0.72%) KVM
12 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.72%) Snort
12 1 (0.72%) Squid
Systems Management
1 58 (41.73%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (33.09%) Ansible
3 23 (16.55%) Vagrant
4 12 (8.63%) Salt
5 6 (4.32%) Nagios
5 6 (4.32%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.88%) Ganglia
7 3 (2.16%) Ganeti
7 3 (2.16%) Bcfg2
7 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.44%) yum
9 1 (0.72%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.72%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.72%) AppManager
9 1 (0.72%) Nessus
9 1 (0.72%) SCCM
9 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 59 (42.45%) Red Hat
2 38 (27.34%) VMware
3 23 (16.55%) Oracle
4 10 (7.19%) IBM
5 7 (5.04%) SaltStack
6 6 (4.32%) Citrix
6 6 (4.32%) Percona
7 5 (3.60%) NetApp
8 4 (2.88%) Lotus
8 4 (2.88%) SAP
9 3 (2.16%) Sun
10 2 (1.44%) HP
10 2 (1.44%) Juniper
10 2 (1.44%) Cisco
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.72%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.72%) Veeam
11 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.72%) Zerto
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