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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 97 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Puppet 50 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.64% 1.90% 1.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.15% 25.63% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 41 32
Median daily rate £433 £420 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.43 -
UK excluding London median 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
330 238 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.84% 7.42% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 135 151
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 8
Median hourly rate £25.71 £21.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.27 £19.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.14 £43.43 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +8 14 £425 +4.61%
Bristol -15 11 £583 +25.94% 5
Wiltshire -16 8 £513 +46.42%
Dorset - 7 £396 - 1
Somerset +16 3 £325 - 5
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 85 (90.43%) Linux
2 48 (51.06%) Red Hat
3 45 (47.87%) DevOps
4 42 (44.68%) Perl
5 34 (36.17%) Configuration Management
5 34 (36.17%) Security Cleared
6 32 (34.04%) Unix
7 30 (31.91%) Python
7 30 (31.91%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (30.85%) Ansible
8 29 (30.85%) Tomcat
8 29 (30.85%) TCP/IP
9 28 (29.79%) JIRA
10 27 (28.72%) Java
10 27 (28.72%) Oracle
11 26 (27.66%) Active Directory
12 25 (26.60%) Jenkins
13 24 (25.53%) Solaris
13 24 (25.53%) Samba
13 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (23.40%) Apache
14 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
15 21 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (22.34%) MySQL
16 19 (20.21%) RHCE
16 19 (20.21%) CentOS
17 18 (19.15%) Nagios
18 17 (18.09%) ITIL
18 17 (18.09%) LAMP

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (30.85%) Tomcat
2 22 (23.40%) Apache
3 12 (12.77%) JBoss
4 7 (7.45%) MQSeries
5 6 (6.38%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.32%) Mule
7 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.13%) nginx
8 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.06%) Confluence
9 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.06%) GemFire
9 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.06%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.38%) Office 365
4 3 (3.19%) GitHub
5 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.13%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.06%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.06%) Google Apps
6 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.85%) TCP/IP
2 14 (14.89%) Firewall
2 14 (14.89%) VPN
3 9 (9.57%) HTTP
3 9 (9.57%) LAN
4 8 (8.51%) Network Security
5 7 (7.45%) FTP
5 7 (7.45%) HTTPS
5 7 (7.45%) IPsec
5 7 (7.45%) LDAP
5 7 (7.45%) NAS
5 7 (7.45%) WAN
5 7 (7.45%) Wireless
6 6 (6.38%) BIG-IP
6 6 (6.38%) tcpdump
6 6 (6.38%) Wireshark
7 5 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.19%) SSL
9 1 (1.06%) DNS
9 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) MySQL
2 9 (9.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (1.06%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.06%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) JIRA
2 25 (26.60%) Jenkins
3 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.64%) Hudson
5 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.26%) Subversion
5 4 (4.26%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.13%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.06%) Gradle
8 1 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Advertising
3 3 (3.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Linux Engineer
2 22 (23.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (15.96%) Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Administrator
5 12 (12.77%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Architect
6 11 (11.70%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (11.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (9.57%) Designer
9 8 (8.51%) Senior Designer
10 7 (7.45%) Analyst
10 7 (7.45%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (6.38%) Unix Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
13 3 (3.19%) Cloud Architect
13 3 (3.19%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) LAMP
2 14 (14.89%) JSON
3 13 (13.83%) Spring
4 12 (12.77%) Hibernate
4 12 (12.77%) HTML
5 9 (9.57%) J2EE
5 9 (9.57%) jQuery
6 8 (8.51%) Web Services
7 7 (7.45%) Node.js
8 4 (4.26%) RESTful
9 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.19%) CSS
9 3 (3.19%) XML
10 2 (2.13%) .NET
10 2 (2.13%) GWT
10 2 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (2.13%) LESS
10 2 (2.13%) Middleware
10 2 (2.13%) REST
10 2 (2.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Wiki
2 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.38%) iPad
4 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Ergonomics
5 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 85 (90.43%) Linux
2 32 (34.04%) Unix
3 24 (25.53%) Solaris
4 19 (20.21%) CentOS
5 12 (12.77%) Windows
6 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.38%) Mac OS X
8 5 (5.32%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
10 2 (2.13%) Android
10 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.06%) CoreOS
11 1 (1.06%) RancherOS
11 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.87%) DevOps
2 34 (36.17%) Configuration Management
3 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (18.09%) ITIL
6 10 (10.64%) TDD
7 9 (9.57%) Load Balancing
7 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (8.51%) BCP
8 8 (8.51%) Business Continuity
8 8 (8.51%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (6.38%) Open Source
10 6 (6.38%) Performance Management
10 6 (6.38%) Scrum
11 4 (4.26%) Release Management
11 4 (4.26%) Translating Business Requirements
12 3 (3.19%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) Perl
2 30 (31.91%) Python
3 27 (28.72%) Java
4 14 (14.89%) Bash Shell
5 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.77%) C#
6 12 (12.77%) SQL
7 10 (10.64%) C++
7 10 (10.64%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.45%) PHP
8 7 (7.45%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.19%) C
9 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.13%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.13%) Ruby
11 1 (1.06%) Clojure
11 1 (1.06%) Groovy
11 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.21%) RHCE
3 16 (17.02%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.32%) CISSP
6 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.06%) Degree
6 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.53%) Samba
3 8 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.45%) Docker
5 4 (4.26%) vCloud
6 1 (1.06%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 30 (31.91%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (30.85%) Ansible
3 18 (19.15%) Nagios
4 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (6.38%) SCCM
5 3 (3.19%) Mesos
6 2 (2.13%) Capistrano
6 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.13%) OpenAM
6 2 (2.13%) Salt
6 2 (2.13%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.06%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.06%) logstash
7 1 (1.06%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.06%) Rancher
7 1 (1.06%) SCOM
7 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (51.06%) Red Hat
2 27 (28.72%) Oracle
3 16 (17.02%) F5
4 12 (12.77%) VMware
5 11 (11.70%) Google
6 7 (7.45%) NetApp
7 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.38%) Cisco
8 5 (5.32%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.06%) Citrix
9 1 (1.06%) HP
9 1 (1.06%) IBM
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.06%) SAP
9 1 (1.06%) Splunk