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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 53 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 27 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.21% 0.76% -
As % of the Systems Management category 55.10% 7.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
49 83 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.82% 10.51% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 20
Average daily rate £414 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £313 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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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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 +9 13 £425 +21.42% 1
South Wales +9 10 £378 -34.34%
North Wales - 1 £415 - 2
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) DevOps
3 21 (51.22%) Red Hat
4 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
4 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
4 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (39.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (39.02%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (36.59%) VMware
7 14 (34.15%) Ansible
8 13 (31.71%) Ruby
8 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (31.71%) Apache
9 12 (29.27%) nginx
9 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
10 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
10 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (26.83%) Java
11 10 (24.39%) Python
12 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
12 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (19.51%) Open Source
13 8 (19.51%) HTTP
13 8 (19.51%) Scrum
14 7 (17.07%) RHCE
14 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
14 7 (17.07%) SSL
14 7 (17.07%) Line Management
15 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (14.63%) MongoDB

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 13 (31.71%) Apache
2 12 (29.27%) nginx
3 6 (14.63%) JBoss
4 5 (12.20%) IIS
4 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
4 5 (12.20%) Jetty
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.44%) Liferay
5 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (9.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (7.32%) Google App Engine
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.88%) PaaS
6 1 (2.44%) IaaS
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
2 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.07%) SSL
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) FTP
4 3 (7.32%) IPsec
5 2 (4.88%) Firewall
6 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Redis
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Hudson
3 3 (7.32%) MSBuild
3 3 (7.32%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) RSpec
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (7.32%) Electronics
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.44%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Servlets
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) J2EE
3 2 (4.88%) SOAP
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) Ajax
4 1 (2.44%) Grails
4 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) DTV
2 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 16 (39.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) CentOS
4 3 (7.32%) Fedora
5 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.44%) Windows
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) DevOps
2 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
2 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) Open Source
5 7 (17.07%) Line Management
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.88%) TDD
8 2 (4.88%) Kanban
9 1 (2.44%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.44%) Service Management
9 1 (2.44%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Ruby
2 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
3 11 (26.83%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) Python
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) Scala
8 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.44%) Jython
8 1 (2.44%) Groovy
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) RHCE
4 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Xen
3 2 (4.88%) vCloud
3 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (34.15%) Ansible
3 5 (12.20%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.88%) Salt
5 1 (2.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Red Hat
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) Google
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) RightScale
7 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
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