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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 77 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 66 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 0.91% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.28% 14.58% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 24 5
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£425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
218 192 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.71% 6.26% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 97 77
Average daily rate £391 £390 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 12
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 £21.50 £24.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +19.25%

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 1 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 1 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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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 32 £413 -2.94% 13
Gloucestershire - 20 £413 - 1
Devon - 4 £500 - 5
Wiltshire +4 3 - -
Somerset -3 1 £745 +80.60% 1
Dorset - - - - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 84 (75.00%) Linux
2 71 (63.39%) DevOps
3 62 (55.36%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 49 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (42.86%) Configuration Management
7 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (36.61%) Python
8 40 (35.71%) CentOS
9 39 (34.82%) Git (software)
10 37 (33.04%) Ruby
11 34 (30.36%) MySQL
12 33 (29.46%) Java
13 32 (28.57%) PHP
13 32 (28.57%) Red Hat
13 32 (28.57%) Bash Shell
14 28 (25.00%) Apache
14 28 (25.00%) VMware
15 27 (24.11%) Perl
16 25 (22.32%) Firewall
16 25 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 24 (21.43%) Hudson
17 24 (21.43%) Ansible
17 24 (21.43%) Subversion
18 23 (20.54%) Windows
18 23 (20.54%) Salt
18 23 (20.54%) MongoDB
19 21 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (18.75%) Scrum
20 20 (17.86%) JavaScript

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (25.00%) Apache
2 15 (13.39%) nginx
3 12 (10.71%) MediaWiki
3 12 (10.71%) Confluence
4 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.36%) IIS
5 6 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.57%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.68%) JBoss
8 2 (1.79%) Drupal
9 1 (0.89%) WordPress
9 1 (0.89%) CMS
Business Applications
1 11 (9.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.36%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.46%) GitHub
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) PaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.32%) Firewall
2 18 (16.07%) LAN
2 18 (16.07%) WAN
3 15 (13.39%) LDAP
4 12 (10.71%) VPN
5 9 (8.04%) DNS
6 8 (7.14%) EIGRP
6 8 (7.14%) OSPF
6 8 (7.14%) BGP
6 8 (7.14%) IPv6
6 8 (7.14%) IPsec
6 8 (7.14%) Network Security
7 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.36%) HTTP
9 5 (4.46%) SSL
9 5 (4.46%) Internet
10 3 (2.68%) NAS
10 3 (2.68%) SAN
11 2 (1.79%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.36%) MySQL
2 23 (20.54%) MongoDB
3 21 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
5 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.82%) Couchbase
6 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.68%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.68%) Voldemort
8 3 (2.68%) HBase
8 3 (2.68%) Big Data
8 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.89%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 39 (34.82%) Git (software)
3 24 (21.43%) Hudson
3 24 (21.43%) Subversion
4 14 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 13 (11.61%) JIRA
6 11 (9.82%) MSTest
6 11 (9.82%) NUnit
7 5 (4.46%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.57%) Maven
9 2 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.89%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.89%) Ant
General
1 13 (11.61%) Marketing
2 12 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.82%) Electronics
3 11 (9.82%) Finance
4 5 (4.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (46.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (19.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) Administrator
4 14 (12.50%) Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (9.82%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.82%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Architect
10 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) DevOps Consultant
11 5 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.46%) Consultant
12 4 (3.57%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (2.68%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) HTML
1 17 (15.18%) .NET
1 17 (15.18%) Web Services
2 15 (13.39%) REST
3 14 (12.50%) CSS
4 12 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (9.82%) Castle Windsor
5 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.14%) LAMP
6 8 (7.14%) RESTful
7 6 (5.36%) XML
7 6 (5.36%) JSON
8 5 (4.46%) Flask
9 3 (2.68%) Spring
9 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.68%) HTML5
10 2 (1.79%) WebCenter
10 2 (1.79%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Wiki
2 11 (9.82%) DTV
3 9 (8.04%) Open Source
4 7 (6.25%) Clustering
5 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.79%) Derivative
6 2 (1.79%) User Experience
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 84 (75.00%) Linux
2 40 (35.71%) CentOS
3 25 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (20.54%) Windows
5 18 (16.07%) Debian
5 18 (16.07%) Ubuntu
6 14 (12.50%) UNIX
7 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.57%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.68%) Fedora
9 3 (2.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (63.39%) DevOps
2 49 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (18.75%) Scrum
6 19 (16.96%) SOA
7 13 (11.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (11.61%) TDD
8 12 (10.71%) MVC
9 11 (9.82%) Progressive Enhancement
9 11 (9.82%) BDD
9 11 (9.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (9.82%) Build Automation
9 11 (9.82%) CQRS
9 11 (9.82%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (9.82%) Programme Management
9 11 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (6.25%) Load Balancing
12 6 (5.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.61%) Python
2 37 (33.04%) Ruby
3 33 (29.46%) Java
4 32 (28.57%) PHP
4 32 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 27 (24.11%) Perl
6 20 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 14 (12.50%) SQL
8 11 (9.82%) C#
9 3 (2.68%) Golang
9 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.68%) C++
9 3 (2.68%) C
10 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.89%) Groovy
11 1 (0.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (11.61%) CCNA
2 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) RHCT
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (16.07%) Samba
2 16 (14.29%) XenServer
3 15 (13.39%) Postfix
4 14 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (10.71%) iptables
6 9 (8.04%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.68%) Xen
7 3 (2.68%) vCloud
7 3 (2.68%) Varnish
8 2 (1.79%) vSphere
9 1 (0.89%) Ceph
9 1 (0.89%) GPFS
9 1 (0.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 62 (55.36%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (21.43%) Ansible
3 23 (20.54%) Salt
4 15 (13.39%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.57%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.68%) Ganeti
6 3 (2.68%) Bcfg2
6 3 (2.68%) logstash
6 3 (2.68%) SELinux
6 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.68%) yum
7 2 (1.79%) Nagios
8 1 (0.89%) Linux-HA
8 1 (0.89%) SCCM
8 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.89%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.89%) AppManager
8 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 28 (25.00%) VMware
3 16 (14.29%) Citrix
4 12 (10.71%) SAP
5 7 (6.25%) Oracle
6 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.89%) Veeam
7 1 (0.89%) NetIQ
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