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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 99 114 119
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 40 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.78% 4.43% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
213 158 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.78% 6.35% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 73 114
Average daily rate £405 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.36 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.22% -13.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 19 £450 +20.00% 11
Wiltshire 0 5 £450 +38.46% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £450 - 4
Devon - 3 £240 -
Dorset - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 67 (89.33%) Linux
2 58 (77.33%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (73.33%) DevOps
4 47 (62.67%) Jenkins
4 47 (62.67%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (48.00%) Bash Shell
6 35 (46.67%) Ruby
6 35 (46.67%) PHP
6 35 (46.67%) Configuration Management
7 34 (45.33%) CentOS
8 32 (42.67%) Apache
8 32 (42.67%) VMware
9 31 (41.33%) Perl
9 31 (41.33%) Red Hat
10 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (34.67%) Java
12 22 (29.33%) Python
13 20 (26.67%) Firewall
13 20 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (26.67%) Hudson
13 20 (26.67%) Salt
14 19 (25.33%) XenServer
14 19 (25.33%) Ubuntu
14 19 (25.33%) Citrix
15 18 (24.00%) LAN
15 18 (24.00%) WAN
15 18 (24.00%) LDAP
15 18 (24.00%) LAMP
15 18 (24.00%) Samba
15 18 (24.00%) Git (software)

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 32 (42.67%) Apache
2 10 (13.33%) nginx
3 7 (9.33%) MediaWiki
3 7 (9.33%) Confluence
3 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.00%) JBoss
5 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
6 2 (2.67%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.67%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) Firewall
2 18 (24.00%) LAN
2 18 (24.00%) WAN
2 18 (24.00%) LDAP
3 8 (10.67%) SAN
4 7 (9.33%) VPN
5 6 (8.00%) Network Security
5 6 (8.00%) SSH
5 6 (8.00%) IPsec
5 6 (8.00%) DNS
5 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.00%) Internet
5 6 (8.00%) OSPF
5 6 (8.00%) BGP
5 6 (8.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (8.00%) IPv6
6 5 (6.67%) PuTTY
6 5 (6.67%) HTTPS
7 4 (5.33%) HTTP
8 3 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) MySQL
2 13 (17.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.67%) RDBMS
5 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.67%) Ingres
7 5 (6.67%) JasperReports
8 3 (4.00%) Voldemort
8 3 (4.00%) HBase
8 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.00%) CouchDB
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.67%) Big Data
10 1 (1.33%) Hazelcast
10 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 47 (62.67%) Jenkins
2 20 (26.67%) Hudson
3 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (16.00%) TeamCity
5 9 (12.00%) Subversion
6 7 (9.33%) JIRA
7 5 (6.67%) PHPUnit
8 4 (5.33%) Maven
9 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.33%) RSpec
11 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.33%) Ant
General
1 12 (16.00%) Marketing
2 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
3 10 (13.33%) Finance
3 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 10 (13.33%) Electronics
4 7 (9.33%) Retail
5 3 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (25.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.33%) Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Applications Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Consultant
7 2 (2.67%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (2.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (1.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) LAMP
2 15 (20.00%) Web Services
3 8 (10.67%) HTML
4 5 (6.67%) Laravel
4 5 (6.67%) CGI
4 5 (6.67%) CSS
4 5 (6.67%) JDBC
4 5 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (6.67%) DAO
5 4 (5.33%) .NET
6 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.00%) REST
6 3 (4.00%) RESTful
6 3 (4.00%) HTML5
6 3 (4.00%) XML
6 3 (4.00%) JSON
6 3 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (1.33%) Memcached
7 1 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) DTV
2 8 (10.67%) Clustering
2 8 (10.67%) Open Source
3 7 (9.33%) Wiki
4 5 (6.67%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 67 (89.33%) Linux
2 34 (45.33%) CentOS
3 20 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (25.33%) Ubuntu
5 14 (18.67%) UNIX
6 11 (14.67%) Windows
7 8 (10.67%) Debian
8 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.67%) VMS
10 4 (5.33%) Fedora
11 2 (2.67%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) DevOps
2 47 (62.67%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 10 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (10.67%) Scrum
6 8 (10.67%) Change Control
7 7 (9.33%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (9.33%) SOA
8 6 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (8.00%) Build Automation
9 5 (6.67%) Database Theory
9 5 (6.67%) Relational Database Theory
9 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.67%) OO
9 5 (6.67%) MVC
9 5 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.00%) Bash Shell
2 35 (46.67%) Ruby
2 35 (46.67%) PHP
3 31 (41.33%) Perl
4 26 (34.67%) Java
5 22 (29.33%) Python
6 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.33%) SQL
8 5 (6.67%) Korn
9 4 (5.33%) C#
10 3 (4.00%) Golang
10 3 (4.00%) C++
10 3 (4.00%) C
11 1 (1.33%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.33%) Groovy
11 1 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) CCNA
1 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) RHCT
System Software
1 19 (25.33%) XenServer
2 18 (24.00%) Samba
3 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.33%) Postfix
4 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (8.00%) NFS
6 5 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (4.00%) vCloud
8 1 (1.33%) vSphere
8 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 58 (77.33%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (26.67%) Salt
3 11 (14.67%) Ansible
4 10 (13.33%) ZABBIX
5 4 (5.33%) Nagios
6 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (4.00%) yum
6 3 (4.00%) Cacti
6 3 (4.00%) SELinux
6 3 (4.00%) logstash
7 1 (1.33%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) VMware
2 31 (41.33%) Red Hat
3 19 (25.33%) Citrix
4 10 (13.33%) SAP
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.00%) Percona
7 1 (1.33%) Rackspace
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