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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 83 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 55 32 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.83% 1.10% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.50% 20.78% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 0
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£463 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +45.45%
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
193 154 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.42% 5.27% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 111 65
Average daily rate £390 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 2 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £23.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.01% +137.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £18.75 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -9 24 £444 +4.41% 15
Gloucestershire - 11 £500 - 1
Wiltshire - 7 £400 - 9
Devon - 5 £420 - 1
Somerset +11 1 £745 +80.60% 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 63 (55.26%) DevOps
3 48 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (41.23%) Jenkins
5 46 (40.35%) Configuration Management
6 42 (36.84%) Git (software)
7 40 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (34.21%) Red Hat
9 37 (32.46%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (31.58%) Java
11 35 (30.70%) Python
12 33 (28.95%) VMware
12 33 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (26.32%) CentOS
13 30 (26.32%) Ruby
13 30 (26.32%) Ansible
13 30 (26.32%) MySQL
14 25 (21.93%) Subversion
15 24 (21.05%) Apache
15 24 (21.05%) Web Services
16 23 (20.18%) PHP
16 23 (20.18%) Scrum
16 23 (20.18%) Bash Shell
16 23 (20.18%) MongoDB
17 21 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
19 19 (16.67%) Firewall
19 19 (16.67%) JavaScript
19 19 (16.67%) HTML
19 19 (16.67%) Windows

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (11.40%) nginx
3 10 (8.77%) MediaWiki
3 10 (8.77%) Confluence
4 8 (7.02%) IIS
5 7 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.39%) JBoss
8 2 (1.75%) Drupal
8 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.88%) WordPress
9 1 (0.88%) CMS
9 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.14%) GitHub
3 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.75%) SaaS
5 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Route 53
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.67%) Firewall
2 13 (11.40%) LAN
2 13 (11.40%) WAN
3 10 (8.77%) LDAP
3 10 (8.77%) HTTP
3 10 (8.77%) VPN
4 9 (7.89%) DNS
4 9 (7.89%) SSL
4 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.26%) IPsec
5 6 (5.26%) OSPF
5 6 (5.26%) BGP
5 6 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 6 (5.26%) IPv6
5 6 (5.26%) Network Security
6 3 (2.63%) Internet
7 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.75%) Wireless
8 1 (0.88%) VLAN
8 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.32%) MySQL
2 23 (20.18%) MongoDB
3 20 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 11 (9.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (9.65%) Couchbase
6 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.63%) Big Data
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.88%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (41.23%) Jenkins
2 42 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 25 (21.93%) Subversion
4 18 (15.79%) Hudson
5 12 (10.53%) JIRA
6 11 (9.65%) MSTest
6 11 (9.65%) NUnit
7 8 (7.02%) TeamCity
8 7 (6.14%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.88%) Maven
10 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 8 (7.02%) Marketing
2 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.14%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.26%) Finance
3 6 (5.26%) Electronics
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.79%) Administrator
3 17 (14.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (12.28%) Developer
5 14 (12.28%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 12 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Consultant
9 6 (5.26%) Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
10 5 (4.39%) Web Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Designer
11 4 (3.51%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) Web Services
2 19 (16.67%) HTML
3 17 (14.91%) .NET
4 16 (14.04%) CSS
5 15 (13.16%) REST
6 12 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 11 (9.65%) Castle Windsor
7 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET
7 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (7.02%) JSON
9 7 (6.14%) RESTful
9 7 (6.14%) Flask
10 6 (5.26%) XML
11 4 (3.51%) Java EE
11 4 (3.51%) Leaflet
12 3 (2.63%) HTML5
12 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.63%) Spring
12 3 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.77%) Wiki
3 8 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.14%) Clustering
5 6 (5.26%) DTV
6 4 (3.51%) User Experience
7 2 (1.75%) Derivative
7 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) GIS
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 86 (75.44%) Linux
2 30 (26.32%) CentOS
3 21 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (16.67%) Windows
5 16 (14.04%) Debian
6 14 (12.28%) Ubuntu
7 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.65%) UNIX
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.51%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (2.63%) VMS
10 2 (1.75%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.26%) DevOps
2 46 (40.35%) Configuration Management
3 40 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (32.46%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (20.18%) Scrum
6 18 (15.79%) Open Source
7 17 (14.91%) SOA
8 16 (14.04%) TDD
9 12 (10.53%) MVC
9 12 (10.53%) BDD
10 11 (9.65%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (9.65%) CQRS
10 11 (9.65%) Progressive Enhancement
11 10 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (7.89%) Build Automation
13 7 (6.14%) Load Balancing
14 6 (5.26%) Programme Management
14 6 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.58%) Java
2 35 (30.70%) Python
3 30 (26.32%) Ruby
4 23 (20.18%) PHP
4 23 (20.18%) Bash Shell
5 19 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 18 (15.79%) Perl
7 13 (11.40%) SQL
8 10 (8.77%) C#
9 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.63%) Go
12 1 (0.88%) PHP5
12 1 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (8.77%) CCNA
2 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) RHCE
4 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) RHCT
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.40%) Postfix
2 13 (11.40%) Samba
3 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.65%) XenServer
5 10 (8.77%) iptables
6 4 (3.51%) Docker
6 4 (3.51%) VirtualBox
7 3 (2.63%) Varnish
7 3 (2.63%) Xen
8 2 (1.75%) vSphere
8 2 (1.75%) GPFS
8 2 (1.75%) Ceph
9 1 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 48 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (26.32%) Ansible
3 16 (14.04%) Salt
4 12 (10.53%) ZABBIX
5 11 (9.65%) Vagrant
6 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.63%) Ganeti
7 3 (2.63%) Bcfg2
7 3 (2.63%) Nagios
8 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.75%) SELinux
8 2 (1.75%) logstash
8 2 (1.75%) yum
9 1 (0.88%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.88%) SCCM
9 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.88%) AppManager
Vendors
1 39 (34.21%) Red Hat
2 33 (28.95%) VMware
3 11 (9.65%) Citrix
4 7 (6.14%) SAP
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle
6 3 (2.63%) IBM
6 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.75%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Zerto
8 1 (0.88%) Veeam
8 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.88%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.88%) NetApp
8 1 (0.88%) Lotus
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