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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
England / South West
Rank 116 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Puppet 23 32 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 1.08% 1.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.53% 13.39% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 47
Median daily rate £519 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £336 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
170 239 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.31% 8.09% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 169 135
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £9.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £31.00 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.14% +55.55%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Devon - 9 £560 - 1
Wiltshire -3 7 £488 +31.75% 1
Bristol -2 5 £400 -13.51% 4
Somerset 0 1 £565 +7.61% 3
Gloucestershire -2 1 £425 +6.25% 4
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 45 (76.27%) DevOps
2 44 (74.58%) Linux
3 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (50.85%) Ansible
5 29 (49.15%) VMware
6 26 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
7 24 (40.68%) Python
8 23 (38.98%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (35.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
10 20 (33.90%) SC Cleared
10 20 (33.90%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (32.20%) Apache
12 17 (28.81%) Bash Shell
13 16 (27.12%) Red Hat
14 15 (25.42%) Tomcat
14 15 (25.42%) Terraform
15 14 (23.73%) Docker
15 14 (23.73%) DNS
15 14 (23.73%) Java
15 14 (23.73%) Ruby
16 12 (20.34%) JBoss
16 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
17 11 (18.64%) nginx
18 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
18 10 (16.95%) SSL
18 10 (16.95%) Continuous Delivery
18 10 (16.95%) SaltStack
18 10 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation

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 19 (32.20%) Apache
2 15 (25.42%) Tomcat
3 12 (20.34%) JBoss
4 11 (18.64%) nginx
5 8 (13.56%) WebSphere
6 6 (10.17%) IIS
6 6 (10.17%) Jetty
6 6 (10.17%) Mongrel
7 5 (8.47%) Confluence
8 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.98%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (13.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (8.47%) GitHub
4 5 (8.47%) Google App Engine
5 4 (6.78%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
6 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (5.08%) Route 53
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) DNS
2 10 (16.95%) SSL
3 7 (11.86%) SAN
4 6 (10.17%) HTTP
4 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.17%) VoIP
5 5 (8.47%) DHCP
5 5 (8.47%) FTP
5 5 (8.47%) IPsec
6 4 (6.78%) SMTP
7 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (5.08%) NAS
8 2 (3.39%) Internet
9 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.56%) Vagrant
3 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.17%) Travis CI
5 5 (8.47%) Hudson
5 5 (8.47%) JIRA
6 2 (3.39%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) JUnit
7 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Head of Delivery
3 7 (11.86%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Linux Support
5 4 (6.78%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Head of Digital
6 3 (5.08%) Junior
6 3 (5.08%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) J2EE
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) Servlets
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) Middleware
5 1 (1.69%) boto
5 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Clustering
2 4 (6.78%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (74.58%) Linux
2 21 (35.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (13.56%) Windows
4 7 (11.86%) Ubuntu
5 5 (8.47%) CentOS
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.08%) Debian
8 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (76.27%) DevOps
2 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
4 10 (16.95%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (15.25%) ITIL
5 9 (15.25%) Open Source
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.86%) Scrum
8 6 (10.17%) DSDM
8 6 (10.17%) Migration
8 6 (10.17%) Project Management
8 6 (10.17%) RUP
8 6 (10.17%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.47%) Service Design
10 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
10 4 (6.78%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Automated Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) Python
2 17 (28.81%) Bash Shell
3 14 (23.73%) Java
3 14 (23.73%) Ruby
4 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
5 7 (11.86%) Perl
6 4 (6.78%) AWK
6 4 (6.78%) Go
7 2 (3.39%) C
7 2 (3.39%) SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.39%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.39%) CCNA
4 2 (3.39%) CCNP
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (23.73%) Docker
3 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.47%) Xen
5 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.78%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Gluster
6 1 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (50.85%) Ansible
2 20 (33.90%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (25.42%) Terraform
4 7 (11.86%) Salt
5 6 (10.17%) Packer
6 4 (6.78%) Kubernetes
6 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
6 4 (6.78%) vRealize
6 4 (6.78%) Zenoss
7 3 (5.08%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) VMware
2 16 (27.12%) Red Hat
3 10 (16.95%) SaltStack
4 7 (11.86%) Google
4 7 (11.86%) IBM
4 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.78%) Brocade
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 4 (6.78%) Dell
5 4 (6.78%) EMC
5 4 (6.78%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) Remedy
5 4 (6.78%) Symantec
5 4 (6.78%) Veritas
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.69%) Sonatype
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