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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 87 80 120
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +40
Contract jobs citing Puppet 51 57 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.74% 1.90% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.32% 28.50% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 24
Median daily rate £419 £469 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
251 200 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.58% 6.67% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 109 104
Median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 3
Median hourly rate £15.36 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.92% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £16.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Dorset - 14 £393 -
Bristol -13 12 £394 -1.56% 3
Wiltshire -5 10 £450 +12.50%
Gloucestershire -9 9 £400 -20.00% 2
Somerset +15 3 £275 -63.08% 6
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 77 (92.77%) Linux
2 40 (48.19%) Red Hat
3 39 (46.99%) DevOps
4 36 (43.37%) Configuration Management
5 33 (39.76%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (38.55%) Perl
7 27 (32.53%) Python
7 27 (32.53%) Jenkins
7 27 (32.53%) Security Cleared
8 25 (30.12%) Unix
8 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (27.71%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (27.71%) Git (software)
9 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
10 22 (26.51%) Samba
10 22 (26.51%) Java
10 22 (26.51%) Oracle
10 22 (26.51%) Tomcat
10 22 (26.51%) TCP/IP
11 20 (24.10%) ITIL
12 19 (22.89%) JIRA
12 19 (22.89%) Ansible
13 17 (20.48%) Solaris
13 17 (20.48%) VMware
14 16 (19.28%) MySQL
14 16 (19.28%) Apache
15 15 (18.07%) RHCE
15 15 (18.07%) Nagios
15 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
15 15 (18.07%) JavaScript

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 22 (26.51%) Tomcat
2 16 (19.28%) Apache
3 8 (9.64%) OpenStack
4 7 (8.43%) JBoss
5 6 (7.23%) MQSeries
6 5 (6.02%) Node.js
7 3 (3.61%) nginx
8 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.20%) Confluence
8 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.20%) GemFire
8 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.20%) IIS
8 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.20%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.20%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.46%) Firewall
3 10 (12.05%) HTTP
4 7 (8.43%) VPN
5 6 (7.23%) FTP
5 6 (7.23%) HTTPS
5 6 (7.23%) IPsec
5 6 (7.23%) LDAP
5 6 (7.23%) NAS
5 6 (7.23%) Network Security
6 5 (6.02%) BIG-IP
6 5 (6.02%) tcpdump
6 5 (6.02%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.82%) SSL
8 3 (3.61%) LAN
9 1 (1.20%) DNS
9 1 (1.20%) Internet
9 1 (1.20%) WAN
9 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) MySQL
2 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.61%) Big Data
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (32.53%) Jenkins
2 23 (27.71%) Git (software)
3 19 (22.89%) JIRA
4 8 (9.64%) Maven
5 6 (7.23%) Hudson
6 4 (4.82%) Subversion
7 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.61%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.41%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Games
2 2 (2.41%) Marketing
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
3 1 (1.20%) Automotive
3 1 (1.20%) Back Office
3 1 (1.20%) Electronics
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (20.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Administrator
4 9 (10.84%) Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (10.84%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.64%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Architect
7 5 (6.02%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Designer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Designer
7 5 (6.02%) Unix Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) LAMP
2 8 (9.64%) HTML
3 7 (8.43%) JSON
3 7 (8.43%) MCollective
4 6 (7.23%) Hibernate
4 6 (7.23%) J2EE
4 6 (7.23%) Spring
5 5 (6.02%) jQuery
5 5 (6.02%) Web Services
6 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.61%) CSS
6 3 (3.61%) XML
7 2 (2.41%) .NET
7 2 (2.41%) LESS
7 2 (2.41%) Middleware
7 2 (2.41%) REST
7 2 (2.41%) SOAP
7 2 (2.41%) Symfony
8 1 (1.20%) OC4J
8 1 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Wiki
2 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.02%) iPad
4 3 (3.61%) Ergonomics
4 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 77 (92.77%) Linux
2 25 (30.12%) Unix
3 17 (20.48%) Solaris
4 15 (18.07%) CentOS
5 13 (15.66%) Windows
6 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (8.43%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.41%) Android
9 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) DevOps
2 36 (43.37%) Configuration Management
3 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (27.71%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (24.10%) ITIL
6 12 (14.46%) Scrum
7 10 (12.05%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.43%) BCP
8 7 (8.43%) Build Automation
8 7 (8.43%) Business Continuity
8 7 (8.43%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (7.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (7.23%) ITIL V3
10 5 (6.02%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (6.02%) TDD
11 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.82%) Open Source
11 4 (4.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) Perl
2 27 (32.53%) Python
3 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
4 22 (26.51%) Java
5 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.84%) Ruby
7 8 (9.64%) C#
7 8 (9.64%) SQL
8 6 (7.23%) C++
8 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
8 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.02%) PHP
10 4 (4.82%) AWK
10 4 (4.82%) sed
11 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.41%) C
12 2 (2.41%) PHP 5
13 1 (1.20%) Clojure
13 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) RHCE
3 11 (13.25%) DV Cleared
4 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (26.51%) Samba
2 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.82%) Docker
4 3 (3.61%) vCloud
5 2 (2.41%) NFS
6 1 (1.20%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 33 (39.76%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (22.89%) Ansible
3 15 (18.07%) Nagios
4 3 (3.61%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.41%) logstash
5 2 (2.41%) Mesos
5 2 (2.41%) OpenAM
5 2 (2.41%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.20%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.20%) Salt
6 1 (1.20%) SCCM
6 1 (1.20%) SCOM
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Red Hat
2 22 (26.51%) Oracle
3 17 (20.48%) VMware
4 12 (14.46%) F5
5 10 (12.05%) NetApp
6 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.41%) Google
8 2 (2.41%) HP
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco
9 1 (1.20%) Citrix
9 1 (1.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.20%) SAP
9 1 (1.20%) Splunk
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