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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
England / South West
Rank 110 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 27 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.56% 1.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.59% 23.23% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 32
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
185 198 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.21% 6.73% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 139 129
Median daily rate £390 £370 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.25 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.38%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +4 15 £650 +75.67% 2
Cornwall - 4 £350 -
Devon - 4 £403 - 2
Bristol +5 3 £450 +2.27% 6
Gloucestershire -4 1 £425 +21.42% 3
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 34 (69.39%) Linux
2 31 (63.27%) DevOps
3 25 (51.02%) Ansible
4 24 (48.98%) VMware
5 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (42.86%) Python
6 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
7 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
7 18 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
9 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (26.53%) Apache
11 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
12 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
12 11 (22.45%) ITIL
13 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
13 10 (20.41%) Docker
13 10 (20.41%) Terraform
14 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
14 9 (18.37%) Perl
14 9 (18.37%) Ruby
15 8 (16.33%) DNS
16 7 (14.29%) SAN
16 7 (14.29%) Unix
16 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
16 7 (14.29%) JIRA
16 7 (14.29%) SaltStack
16 7 (14.29%) PowerShell

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 13 (26.53%) Apache
2 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.20%) Confluence
3 5 (10.20%) JBoss
4 4 (8.16%) nginx
5 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.16%) GitHub
4 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
2 7 (14.29%) SAN
3 6 (12.24%) VoIP
4 4 (8.16%) NAS
4 4 (8.16%) SMTP
4 4 (8.16%) SSL
5 2 (4.08%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) Network Security
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.04%) FTP
6 1 (2.04%) HTTP
6 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.04%) IPsec
6 1 (2.04%) LDAP
6 1 (2.04%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.16%) Hudson
4 4 (8.16%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Games
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) Head of Delivery
3 7 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Support
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Head of Digital
7 3 (6.12%) Junior
7 3 (6.12%) PowerShell Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (2.04%) jQuery
3 1 (2.04%) JSON
3 1 (2.04%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Unix
4 6 (12.24%) Ubuntu
5 5 (10.20%) CentOS
5 5 (10.20%) Windows
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.12%) Debian
7 3 (6.12%) Solaris
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) DevOps
2 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) ITIL
4 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (12.24%) DSDM
4 6 (12.24%) Load Balancing
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Project Management
4 6 (12.24%) RUP
4 6 (12.24%) Scrum
4 6 (12.24%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.20%) Service Design
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Open Source
8 2 (4.08%) TDD
8 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Python
2 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
3 9 (18.37%) Perl
3 9 (18.37%) Ruby
4 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.24%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) AWK
7 3 (6.12%) Go
7 3 (6.12%) SQL
8 2 (4.08%) C
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) C#
9 1 (2.04%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) ISO 14001
2 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.41%) Docker
3 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (8.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.16%) vSphere
6 2 (4.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 25 (51.02%) Ansible
2 18 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (20.41%) Terraform
4 6 (12.24%) Packer
4 6 (12.24%) Salt
5 4 (8.16%) Nagios
5 4 (8.16%) NetBackup
5 4 (8.16%) vRealize
5 4 (8.16%) Zenoss
6 3 (6.12%) PowerCLI
7 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) VMware
2 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.29%) SaltStack
4 4 (8.16%) Brocade
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) Dell
4 4 (8.16%) EMC
4 4 (8.16%) F5
4 4 (8.16%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Remedy
4 4 (8.16%) Symantec
4 4 (8.16%) Veritas
5 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) Sonatype
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