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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 83 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 60 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.92% 0.63% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.56% 9.18% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 15 5
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
203 196 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.50% 6.89% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 98 87
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £20.06 £14.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £21.00 £16.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +8 27 £444 +18.33% 8
Gloucestershire - 14 £413 - 2
Wiltshire +8 8 £450 +38.46% 5
Devon - 5 £250 -
Dorset - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 4
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 80 (82.47%) Linux
2 60 (61.86%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (60.82%) DevOps
4 50 (51.55%) Jenkins
5 49 (50.52%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (45.36%) Configuration Management
7 39 (40.21%) Ruby
8 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (38.14%) PHP
9 37 (38.14%) Bash Shell
10 34 (35.05%) CentOS
10 34 (35.05%) Java
10 34 (35.05%) Python
10 34 (35.05%) VMware
11 33 (34.02%) Perl
12 31 (31.96%) Apache
12 31 (31.96%) Red Hat
13 28 (28.87%) Git (software)
14 26 (26.80%) MySQL
15 23 (23.71%) Firewall
15 23 (23.71%) Salt
16 22 (22.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
17 21 (21.65%) Hudson
18 20 (20.62%) MongoDB
18 20 (20.62%) XenServer
18 20 (20.62%) Citrix
19 19 (19.59%) LAN
19 19 (19.59%) WAN
19 19 (19.59%) HTML

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 31 (31.96%) Apache
2 9 (9.28%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.28%) nginx
2 9 (9.28%) MediaWiki
2 9 (9.28%) Confluence
3 6 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.12%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.09%) JBoss
5 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.09%) IIS
5 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.06%) Drupal
7 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.15%) Amazon S3
3 4 (4.12%) GitHub
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.03%) SaaS
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.71%) Firewall
2 19 (19.59%) LAN
2 19 (19.59%) WAN
3 16 (16.49%) LDAP
4 9 (9.28%) VPN
4 9 (9.28%) DNS
5 8 (8.25%) Network Security
5 8 (8.25%) EIGRP
5 8 (8.25%) OSPF
5 8 (8.25%) BGP
5 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.25%) IPv6
5 8 (8.25%) IPsec
6 7 (7.22%) SAN
7 6 (6.19%) Internet
7 6 (6.19%) HTTPS
7 6 (6.19%) HTTP
8 5 (5.15%) SSH
8 5 (5.15%) SSL
9 4 (4.12%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) MySQL
2 20 (20.62%) MongoDB
3 16 (16.49%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
5 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
6 9 (9.28%) Couchbase
7 7 (7.22%) RDBMS
8 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.12%) JasperReports
9 4 (4.12%) Ingres
10 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.09%) CouchDB
10 3 (3.09%) HBase
10 3 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.09%) Voldemort
10 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.06%) Big Data
12 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.03%) Hazelcast
12 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 50 (51.55%) Jenkins
2 28 (28.87%) Git (software)
3 21 (21.65%) Hudson
4 16 (16.49%) Subversion
5 14 (14.43%) TeamCity
6 9 (9.28%) NUnit
6 9 (9.28%) JIRA
6 9 (9.28%) MSTest
7 5 (5.15%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.12%) PHPUnit
8 4 (4.12%) Maven
9 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.03%) Ant
10 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.03%) RSpec
10 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (13.40%) Marketing
2 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.34%) Electronics
3 11 (11.34%) Finance
3 11 (11.34%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (48.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (21.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Administrator
4 12 (12.37%) Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (9.28%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Architect
7 7 (7.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.06%) DevOps Consultant
10 2 (2.06%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) HTML
2 16 (16.49%) CSS
3 14 (14.43%) .NET
3 14 (14.43%) Web Services
4 13 (13.40%) REST
5 12 (12.37%) LAMP
6 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET
6 9 (9.28%) .NET Framework
6 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (9.28%) Castle Windsor
6 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (8.25%) RESTful
8 6 (6.19%) JSON
8 6 (6.19%) XML
9 5 (5.15%) Flask
10 4 (4.12%) Laravel
10 4 (4.12%) CGI
10 4 (4.12%) JDBC
10 4 (4.12%) DAO
10 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) DTV
2 9 (9.28%) Wiki
3 8 (8.25%) Clustering
4 6 (6.19%) Open Source
5 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.06%) Derivative
7 2 (2.06%) User Experience
7 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 80 (82.47%) Linux
2 34 (35.05%) CentOS
3 22 (22.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (17.53%) Windows
5 16 (16.49%) UNIX
5 16 (16.49%) Ubuntu
6 12 (12.37%) Debian
7 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.22%) VMS
9 4 (4.12%) Fedora
9 4 (4.12%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (60.82%) DevOps
2 49 (50.52%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (45.36%) Configuration Management
4 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.53%) Scrum
6 16 (16.49%) SOA
7 13 (13.40%) MVC
8 12 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (11.34%) Programme Management
9 11 (11.34%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (10.31%) TDD
11 9 (9.28%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (9.28%) CQRS
11 9 (9.28%) Progressive Enhancement
11 9 (9.28%) BDD
11 9 (9.28%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (8.25%) Build Automation
13 7 (7.22%) Change Control
14 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.21%) Ruby
2 37 (38.14%) PHP
2 37 (38.14%) Bash Shell
3 34 (35.05%) Java
3 34 (35.05%) Python
4 33 (34.02%) Perl
5 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
6 16 (16.49%) SQL
7 9 (9.28%) C#
8 4 (4.12%) Korn
9 3 (3.09%) C++
9 3 (3.09%) C
9 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.09%) Golang
10 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.03%) Groovy
11 1 (1.03%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (14.43%) CCNA
2 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) VCP4
5 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) RHCT
System Software
1 20 (20.62%) XenServer
2 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (16.49%) Samba
4 9 (9.28%) Postfix
5 7 (7.22%) Active Directory
6 5 (5.15%) NFS
7 4 (4.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (3.09%) Xen
8 3 (3.09%) vCloud
8 3 (3.09%) Varnish
9 2 (2.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (61.86%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (23.71%) Salt
3 18 (18.56%) Ansible
4 12 (12.37%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.09%) Ganeti
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (3.09%) yum
5 3 (3.09%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.09%) logstash
5 3 (3.09%) SELinux
5 3 (3.09%) Bcfg2
6 2 (2.06%) Nagios
7 1 (1.03%) AppManager
7 1 (1.03%) SCCM
7 1 (1.03%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) VMware
2 31 (31.96%) Red Hat
3 20 (20.62%) Citrix
4 11 (11.34%) SAP
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle
6 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.03%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
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TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
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TRG
Rate: 300-425 Per Day 300-400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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