The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 63 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.41% 0.20% -
As % of the Systems Management category 13.51% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £460 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
74 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.44% 3.54% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 14
Average daily rate £350 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 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
West Wales -4 7 £425 -7.60%
South Wales - 2 £306 - 3
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 25 (86.21%) Configuration Management
3 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (72.41%) MongoDB
4 21 (72.41%) IaaS
4 21 (72.41%) Jenkins
5 20 (68.97%) Ansible
6 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (58.62%) SOA
7 17 (58.62%) DevOps
7 17 (58.62%) PaaS
8 14 (48.28%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (48.28%) SaaS
8 14 (48.28%) Web Services
8 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (44.83%) Clustering
10 11 (37.93%) Ruby
11 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
12 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
12 7 (24.14%) CentOS
13 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (20.69%) Open Source
13 6 (20.69%) Python
14 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
14 5 (17.24%) Graphite
15 4 (13.79%) StatsD
15 4 (13.79%) nginx
15 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (13.79%) Memcached

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) nginx
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 21 (72.41%) IaaS
2 17 (58.62%) PaaS
3 14 (48.28%) SaaS
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) IPsec
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.45%) OSPF
2 1 (3.45%) BGP
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) MongoDB
2 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) RSpec
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) NeoLoad
4 1 (3.45%) GitLab
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) Memcached
2 4 (13.79%) Software Packaging
3 2 (6.90%) LAMP
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) CentOS
3 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
5 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Debian
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Configuration Management
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (58.62%) SOA
4 17 (58.62%) DevOps
5 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Database Theory
8 1 (3.45%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Ruby
2 6 (20.69%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) C
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Samba
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Postfix
1 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (68.97%) Ansible
2 14 (48.28%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.24%) Graphite
4 4 (13.79%) StatsD
5 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.45%) Nessus
6 1 (3.45%) Nagios
6 1 (3.45%) Cacti
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (3.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
2 2 (6.90%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Percona
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