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 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 91 106 106
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 52 35 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 1.17% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.74% 17.16% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 0
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£420 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
202 204 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.48% 6.83% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 133 75
Average daily rate £375 £375 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £30.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +93.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.41 £20.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £190.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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 July 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 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 -11 21 £463 +10.44% 7
Wiltshire +12 15 £350 +16.66% 11
Devon - 7 £420 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £500 - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 88 (74.58%) Linux
2 61 (51.69%) DevOps
3 54 (45.76%) Configuration Management
4 50 (42.37%) Red Hat
5 48 (40.68%) Jenkins
6 45 (38.14%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (37.29%) Git (software)
8 39 (33.05%) Java
9 38 (32.20%) VMware
10 37 (31.36%) Ansible
11 36 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
12 34 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (27.97%) MySQL
13 33 (27.97%) Python
14 30 (25.42%) CentOS
15 29 (24.58%) Web Services
16 27 (22.88%) Apache
16 27 (22.88%) Ruby
17 26 (22.03%) Subversion
18 25 (21.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (21.19%) PostgreSQL
19 24 (20.34%) Scrum
19 24 (20.34%) Open Source
19 24 (20.34%) Bash Shell
20 22 (18.64%) Windows
21 21 (17.80%) PHP
21 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
21 21 (17.80%) Firewall
21 21 (17.80%) MongoDB

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (22.88%) Apache
2 12 (10.17%) nginx
3 11 (9.32%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.32%) IIS
4 9 (7.63%) Confluence
4 9 (7.63%) MediaWiki
5 6 (5.08%) JBoss
5 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.39%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.39%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.93%) GitHub
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.69%) SaaS
4 2 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Route 53
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.80%) Firewall
2 12 (10.17%) LAN
2 12 (10.17%) WAN
2 12 (10.17%) HTTP
2 12 (10.17%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.32%) SSL
4 10 (8.47%) DNS
5 9 (7.63%) VPN
5 9 (7.63%) LDAP
6 5 (4.24%) IPv6
6 5 (4.24%) OSPF
6 5 (4.24%) BGP
6 5 (4.24%) EIGRP
6 5 (4.24%) IPsec
6 5 (4.24%) Network Security
7 4 (3.39%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.69%) Wireless
8 2 (1.69%) SAN
8 2 (1.69%) Internet
9 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.97%) MySQL
2 25 (21.19%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (17.80%) MongoDB
3 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.32%) Couchbase
4 11 (9.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.39%) MarkLogic
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.69%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 48 (40.68%) Jenkins
2 44 (37.29%) Git (software)
3 26 (22.03%) Subversion
4 17 (14.41%) Hudson
5 13 (11.02%) JIRA
6 11 (9.32%) MSTest
6 11 (9.32%) NUnit
7 5 (4.24%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.85%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.85%) Maven
10 1 (0.85%) JUnit
10 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.85%) Mockito
General
1 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.24%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.39%) Electronics
3 4 (3.39%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (18.64%) Administrator
3 18 (15.25%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (13.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 15 (12.71%) Developer
5 15 (12.71%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (11.86%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (11.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (9.32%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Web Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Designer
11 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Consultant
11 5 (4.24%) DevOps Consultant
12 4 (3.39%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.58%) Web Services
2 17 (14.41%) HTML
3 16 (13.56%) CSS
4 14 (11.86%) .NET
4 14 (11.86%) REST
5 12 (10.17%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET
6 11 (9.32%) Castle Windsor
6 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (7.63%) RESTful
8 7 (5.93%) Flask
8 7 (5.93%) Java EE
9 6 (5.08%) JSON
10 4 (3.39%) WebCenter
10 4 (3.39%) XML
10 4 (3.39%) Leaflet
11 2 (1.69%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.69%) LAMP
11 2 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Wiki
1 10 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.93%) Clustering
4 4 (3.39%) Derivative
4 4 (3.39%) User Experience
4 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.39%) DTV
5 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) GIS
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 88 (74.58%) Linux
2 30 (25.42%) CentOS
3 25 (21.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (18.64%) Windows
5 16 (13.56%) UNIX
5 16 (13.56%) Debian
5 16 (13.56%) Ubuntu
6 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.24%) Fedora
9 4 (3.39%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (2.54%) VMS
11 2 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (51.69%) DevOps
2 54 (45.76%) Configuration Management
3 45 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (20.34%) Scrum
5 24 (20.34%) Open Source
6 18 (15.25%) SOA
6 18 (15.25%) TDD
7 12 (10.17%) MVC
7 12 (10.17%) BDD
8 11 (9.32%) Progressive Enhancement
8 11 (9.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (9.32%) CQRS
8 11 (9.32%) Mobile First
9 9 (7.63%) Build Automation
10 8 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (5.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.93%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.24%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.05%) Java
2 33 (27.97%) Python
3 27 (22.88%) Ruby
4 24 (20.34%) Bash Shell
5 21 (17.80%) PHP
6 19 (16.10%) Perl
7 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
8 16 (13.56%) SQL
9 7 (5.93%) C#
10 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) Go
12 1 (0.85%) PHP5
12 1 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.47%) CCNA
3 7 (5.93%) RHCE
4 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.02%) Samba
3 12 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.17%) Postfix
4 10 (8.47%) XenServer
4 10 (8.47%) iptables
5 7 (5.93%) VirtualBox
5 7 (5.93%) Docker
6 4 (3.39%) Xen
6 4 (3.39%) Varnish
7 2 (1.69%) GPFS
7 2 (1.69%) Ceph
8 1 (0.85%) vSphere
8 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (38.14%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (31.36%) Ansible
3 19 (16.10%) Vagrant
4 13 (11.02%) Salt
5 9 (7.63%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.54%) Nagios
6 3 (2.54%) Bcfg2
6 3 (2.54%) Ganeti
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.85%) AppManager
8 1 (0.85%) SCCM
8 1 (0.85%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 50 (42.37%) Red Hat
2 38 (32.20%) VMware
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle
3 10 (8.47%) Citrix
4 6 (5.08%) IBM
5 5 (4.24%) SAP
5 5 (4.24%) NetApp
6 4 (3.39%) Lotus
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.85%) Veeam
8 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.85%) Zerto
8 1 (0.85%) Sun
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco
8 1 (0.85%) Juniper
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