The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Wales region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.80% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 10.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
57 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.61% 8.19% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 10
Average daily rate £400 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £120 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
Puppet
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 - 5 £463 - 1
South Wales - 1 £575 - 1
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (90.91%) Configuration Management
1 20 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (90.91%) DevOps
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (59.09%) Python
4 12 (54.55%) Ruby
5 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (45.45%) PHP
7 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
7 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
7 8 (36.36%) IaaS
8 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
8 7 (31.82%) SaaS
8 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
8 7 (31.82%) Nagios
8 7 (31.82%) Perl
9 6 (27.27%) CentOS
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (27.27%) Scala
9 6 (27.27%) Open Source
9 6 (27.27%) Ansible
10 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (18.18%) StatsD
10 4 (18.18%) Memcached
10 4 (18.18%) RSpec
10 4 (18.18%) PaaS
10 4 (18.18%) Software Packaging
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.09%) nginx
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) MediaWiki
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) IaaS
2 7 (31.82%) SaaS
3 4 (18.18%) PaaS
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (9.09%) Route 53
6 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
6 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) IPv6
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) OSPF
1 1 (4.55%) BGP
1 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) IPsec
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) RSpec
3 3 (13.64%) Hudson
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Memcached
1 4 (18.18%) Software Packaging
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
1 4 (18.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) CentOS
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Debian
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Configuration Management
1 20 (90.91%) DevOps
2 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Python
2 12 (54.55%) Ruby
3 10 (45.45%) PHP
4 7 (31.82%) Perl
5 6 (27.27%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) vCloud
3 1 (4.55%) Samba
3 1 (4.55%) Postfix
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (31.82%) Nagios
3 6 (27.27%) Ansible
4 4 (18.18%) StatsD
5 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Percona