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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 55 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 22 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.69% 2.92% 2.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.19% 42.55% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 10
Median daily rate £525 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.15% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £340 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £470 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -
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
84 47 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.26% 6.85% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 53
Median daily rate £525 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.53%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -10 13 £560 +12.00%
South Wales +1 9 £438 +15.13%
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 27 (81.82%) Ansible
2 26 (78.79%) Linux
3 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
4 17 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (51.52%) DevOps
5 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (42.42%) Red Hat
8 11 (33.33%) VMware
8 11 (33.33%) JIRA
8 11 (33.33%) Confluence
9 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
9 10 (30.30%) IT Governance
9 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
9 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
9 10 (30.30%) Unix
9 10 (30.30%) Apache
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle
10 9 (27.27%) Windows
10 9 (27.27%) AIX
10 9 (27.27%) IBM
10 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (27.27%) Nessus
10 9 (27.27%) Zenoss
10 9 (27.27%) MCollective

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 11 (33.33%) Confluence
2 10 (30.30%) Apache
3 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
4 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
5 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
6 1 (3.03%) CloudStack
6 1 (3.03%) Mule
6 1 (3.03%) nginx
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
5 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Office 365
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) VPN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
2 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) HBase
4 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
2 11 (33.33%) JIRA
3 9 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.03%) Hudson
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Technical Architect
4 5 (15.15%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.12%) AWS Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) ELK Stack
1 9 (27.27%) MCollective
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Kafka
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 6 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Unix
4 9 (27.27%) AIX
4 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) CentOS
6 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.06%) Debian
8 1 (3.03%) Fedora
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) IT Governance
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
5 7 (21.21%) High Availability
6 5 (15.15%) Open Source
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.06%) Kanban
8 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
9 1 (3.03%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) Scala
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Go
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (21.21%) PowerHA
3 4 (12.12%) Docker
4 1 (3.03%) HDFS
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Xen
4 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (81.82%) Ansible
2 17 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
4 9 (27.27%) Nessus
4 9 (27.27%) Packer
4 9 (27.27%) Rundeck
4 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 9 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (27.27%) Zenoss
5 8 (24.24%) SCCM
6 5 (15.15%) Terraform
7 2 (6.06%) Pingdom
8 1 (3.03%) Cobbler
8 1 (3.03%) Consul
8 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (3.03%) Nagios
8 1 (3.03%) Salt
8 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Red Hat
2 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Oracle
4 9 (27.27%) IBM
4 9 (27.27%) Sonatype
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.21%) Symantec
6 6 (18.18%) Google
7 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
8 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
8 1 (3.03%) PagerDuty
8 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto