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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 98 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing Puppet 49 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.50% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.92% 1.32% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 2 3
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£450 £433 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +20.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £387 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
246 152 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.53% 6.44% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 78 124
Average daily rate £425 £308 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.71% -26.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.38 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +3 19 £450 +4.04% 1
Wiltshire - 10 £438 - 3
Devon - 3 £240 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Dorset - 2 £375 - 1
Somerset - 1 £375 - 7
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 72 (90.00%) Linux
2 60 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (72.50%) DevOps
4 46 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 39 (48.75%) Bash Shell
6 39 (48.75%) Ruby
7 37 (46.25%) PHP
7 37 (46.25%) Red Hat
7 37 (46.25%) CentOS
8 35 (43.75%) Perl
8 35 (43.75%) VMware
9 34 (42.50%) Configuration Management
10 33 (41.25%) Apache
10 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (37.50%) Java
12 25 (31.25%) Salt
13 24 (30.00%) LAMP
14 22 (27.50%) Ubuntu
15 21 (26.25%) Firewall
15 21 (26.25%) Python
16 20 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (25.00%) XenServer
17 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
17 17 (21.25%) Hudson
18 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
18 16 (20.00%) LDAP
18 16 (20.00%) LAN
18 16 (20.00%) WAN
18 16 (20.00%) Citrix

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 33 (41.25%) Apache
2 9 (11.25%) nginx
3 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.25%) Confluence
4 5 (6.25%) MediaWiki
5 4 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.00%) JBoss
6 2 (2.50%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 9 (11.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.75%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (8.75%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.50%) PaaS
5 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) Firewall
2 16 (20.00%) LDAP
2 16 (20.00%) LAN
2 16 (20.00%) WAN
3 9 (11.25%) VPN
4 8 (10.00%) SAN
5 6 (7.50%) DNS
5 6 (7.50%) SSH
6 5 (6.25%) Network Security
6 5 (6.25%) IPv6
6 5 (6.25%) PuTTY
6 5 (6.25%) HTTPS
6 5 (6.25%) Internet
6 5 (6.25%) OSPF
6 5 (6.25%) BGP
6 5 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 5 (6.25%) IPsec
7 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.75%) NAS
9 2 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
2 12 (15.00%) MySQL
3 8 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.25%) JasperReports
5 5 (6.25%) Ingres
5 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.75%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.75%) HBase
6 3 (3.75%) Voldemort
7 2 (2.50%) Big Data
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (21.25%) Hudson
2 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 8 (10.00%) Subversion
5 5 (6.25%) JIRA
5 5 (6.25%) PHPUnit
6 4 (5.00%) Maven
7 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.25%) RSpec
8 1 (1.25%) Ant
8 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (13.75%) Marketing
2 9 (11.25%) Electronics
2 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (10.00%) Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Applications Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (1.25%) Linux Support
9 1 (1.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) LAMP
2 15 (18.75%) Web Services
3 7 (8.75%) HTML
4 5 (6.25%) CSS
4 5 (6.25%) JDBC
4 5 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 5 (6.25%) DAO
4 5 (6.25%) CGI
4 5 (6.25%) Laravel
5 4 (5.00%) .NET
6 3 (3.75%) RESTful
7 2 (2.50%) HTML5
7 2 (2.50%) XML
7 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.50%) REST
7 2 (2.50%) Spring
7 2 (2.50%) JSON
8 1 (1.25%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) DTV
1 9 (11.25%) Open Source
2 5 (6.25%) Clustering
2 5 (6.25%) Wiki
2 5 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 72 (90.00%) Linux
2 37 (46.25%) CentOS
3 22 (27.50%) Ubuntu
4 20 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (17.50%) UNIX
6 11 (13.75%) Debian
7 8 (10.00%) Windows
8 5 (6.25%) VMS
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.00%) Solaris
10 3 (3.75%) Fedora
11 2 (2.50%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (72.50%) DevOps
2 46 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (42.50%) Configuration Management
4 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.25%) Build Automation
5 9 (11.25%) Programme Management
5 9 (11.25%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.00%) Change Control
7 7 (8.75%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) SOA
9 5 (6.25%) MVC
9 5 (6.25%) Validation
9 5 (6.25%) Migration
9 5 (6.25%) OO
9 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.25%) Database Theory
9 5 (6.25%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.75%) Ruby
1 39 (48.75%) Bash Shell
2 37 (46.25%) PHP
3 35 (43.75%) Perl
4 30 (37.50%) Java
5 21 (26.25%) Python
6 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (6.25%) Korn
8 4 (5.00%) C#
9 3 (3.75%) C++
9 3 (3.75%) C
10 2 (2.50%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.50%) Golang
11 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) CCNA
3 11 (13.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (25.00%) XenServer
2 16 (20.00%) Samba
3 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.50%) NFS
5 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (6.25%) Postfix
5 5 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (3.75%) vCloud
7 1 (1.25%) vSphere
7 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 60 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (31.25%) Salt
3 10 (12.50%) Ansible
4 9 (11.25%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.25%) SELinux
5 5 (6.25%) Nagios
6 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (5.00%) logstash
6 4 (5.00%) Cacti
6 4 (5.00%) yum
7 1 (1.25%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Red Hat
2 35 (43.75%) VMware
3 16 (20.00%) Citrix
4 9 (11.25%) SAP
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle
6 4 (5.00%) Percona
7 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.50%) Remedy
9 1 (1.25%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.25%) NetApp
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