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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 59 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Puppet 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.88% 1.02% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.08% 13.21% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 5
Average daily rate £380 £513 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.85% +36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
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
52 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.15% 7.69% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 21
Average daily rate £325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 5 £475 -9.52%
South Wales - 5 £340 - 1
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 29 (76.32%) DevOps
3 26 (68.42%) VMware
4 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
5 22 (57.89%) Java
6 20 (52.63%) Configuration Management
6 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
8 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (39.47%) Apache
9 14 (36.84%) Tomcat
9 14 (36.84%) DNS
9 14 (36.84%) nginx
9 14 (36.84%) Google
9 14 (36.84%) Jetty
9 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (36.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (34.21%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (34.21%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (34.21%) Google App Engine
10 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
11 12 (31.58%) IPsec
11 12 (31.58%) SSL
11 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
11 12 (31.58%) DHCP
11 12 (31.58%) FTP
11 12 (31.58%) HTTP
11 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
11 12 (31.58%) Servlets
11 12 (31.58%) J2EE

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (39.47%) Apache
3 14 (36.84%) Jetty
3 14 (36.84%) nginx
3 14 (36.84%) Tomcat
4 12 (31.58%) IIS
5 11 (28.95%) JBoss
6 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
6 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (5.26%) FileNet
8 2 (5.26%) Mule
9 1 (2.63%) Confluence
9 1 (2.63%) Node.js
9 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (36.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (34.21%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (34.21%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) DNS
2 12 (31.58%) DHCP
2 12 (31.58%) FTP
2 12 (31.58%) HTTP
2 12 (31.58%) IPsec
2 12 (31.58%) SSL
2 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) DMZ
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) HBase
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Burp Suite
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.63%) FishEye
5 1 (2.63%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.63%) Gradle
5 1 (2.63%) Hudson
5 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.63%) PhantomJS
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
1 10 (26.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (10.53%) DevOps Specialist
2 4 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) WebOps Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) WebOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) J2EE
1 12 (31.58%) Servlets
2 11 (28.95%) .NET
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) Java EE
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.63%) Tandem
1 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) DevOps
2 20 (52.63%) Configuration Management
2 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (31.58%) Open Source
4 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.53%) Web Operations
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.63%) BDD
10 1 (2.63%) CRM
10 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.63%) TDD
10 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.89%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) Xen
3 1 (2.63%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (13.16%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) Kibana
4 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) VMware
2 14 (36.84%) Google
3 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Rally
7 1 (2.63%) Sun