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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 53 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 16 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.08% 2.23% -
As % of the Systems Management category 32.00% 20.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
50 77 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.49% 10.71% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 58 11
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -1 4 £513 +46.42% 1
South Wales -3 2 £363 -3.33% 2
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (50.00%) DevOps
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) RHCE
6 7 (35.00%) Line Management
7 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (25.00%) Ansible
8 5 (25.00%) JBoss
8 5 (25.00%) Ruby
9 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (20.00%) VMware
10 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (15.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) PHP
10 3 (15.00%) PaaS
10 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (15.00%) IaaS
10 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (10.00%) Open Source
11 2 (10.00%) SaaS
11 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (10.00%) CentOS
11 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 5 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) PaaS
1 3 (15.00%) IaaS
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) RSpec
3 1 (5.00%) GitLab
3 1 (5.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
1 2 (10.00%) DTV
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps
2 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Line Management
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) RHCE
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.00%) Nessus
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (5.00%) Graphite
3 1 (5.00%) SELinux
3 1 (5.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
Wales
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago