The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 39 45 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Contract jobs citing Puppet 19 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.26% 3.31% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.23% 47.54% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 5
Median daily rate £475 £396 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.87% -16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £478 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
65 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.15% 6.97% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 44 49
Median daily rate £450 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £198 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.07 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+35.24% +9.46%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Wales region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
West Wales +7 11 £520 +22.35%
South Wales +10 7 £425 +13.33%
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Ansible
2 20 (76.92%) DevOps
3 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (38.46%) Open Source
7 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
8 9 (34.62%) Google
9 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
9 8 (30.77%) Java
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (26.92%) VMware
11 6 (23.08%) Xen
11 6 (23.08%) Terraform
12 5 (19.23%) Fluentd
12 5 (19.23%) Web Operations
12 5 (19.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (19.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (19.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (19.23%) nginx
12 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
12 5 (19.23%) Google App Engine
12 5 (19.23%) Amazon DynamoDB

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) nginx
2 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) Jetty
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) CloudStack
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
2 5 (19.23%) Google App Engine
2 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (15.38%) PaaS
4 3 (11.54%) Route 53
5 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (3.85%) Office 365
6 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DHCP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
1 5 (19.23%) SSL
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) FTP
2 3 (11.54%) IPsec
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Travis CI
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) WebOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) Kafka
2 4 (15.38%) LAMP
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
3 3 (11.54%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (11.54%) Servlets
4 1 (3.85%) ELK Stack
4 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) CentOS
3 3 (11.54%) Fedora
3 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) DevOps
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (38.46%) Open Source
4 5 (19.23%) Web Operations
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 1 (3.85%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (3.85%) Kanban
8 1 (3.85%) RUP
8 1 (3.85%) Service Management
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Xen
3 5 (19.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (76.92%) Ansible
2 11 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (23.08%) Terraform
4 5 (19.23%) Fluentd
5 3 (11.54%) Marathon
5 3 (11.54%) Mesos
5 3 (11.54%) Piwik
5 3 (11.54%) Salt
6 2 (7.69%) Pingdom
6 2 (7.69%) ZABBIX
7 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (3.85%) SCCM
7 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Google
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.85%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto