Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Puppet
South West > Devon
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 - +47
Contract jobs citing Puppet 45 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.27% 2.37% -
As % of the Systems Management category 54.22% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 0
Devon median daily rate £500 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
South West median daily rate £500 £494 £425
% change year-on-year +1.27% +16.18% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Puppet is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 83 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 15.26% 6.31% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 11
Devon median daily rate £475 £438 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +133.33% -49.66%
10th Percentile £357 £208 £143
90th Percentile £550 £599 £206
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Devon median hourly rate £59.50 - £15.36
10th Percentile £20.05 - £14.32
90th Percentile £101.35 - £16.39
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -56.25% +128.57% -13.30%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Devon

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Puppet in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Devon

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Devon over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Devon

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Devon region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +19 35 £498 +23.60%
Puppet
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 33 (73.33%) Ansible
3 31 (68.89%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (66.67%) Java
5 29 (64.44%) Git (software)
5 29 (64.44%) Jenkins
6 28 (62.22%) SC Cleared
6 28 (62.22%) Security Cleared
6 28 (62.22%) Python
7 27 (60.00%) Docker
8 25 (55.56%) Ruby
9 24 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (53.33%) Groovy
10 23 (51.11%) Shell Script
11 22 (48.89%) Open Source
11 22 (48.89%) DevOps
12 21 (46.67%) Artifactory
13 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (33.33%) Nagios
14 15 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
15 14 (31.11%) Continuous Deployment
16 13 (28.89%) JIRA
16 13 (28.89%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (28.89%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (28.89%) Amazon S3
17 12 (26.67%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (26.67%) Firewall
17 12 (26.67%) TDD
17 12 (26.67%) Serverless
18 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 7 (15.56%) Confluence
2 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.44%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 31 (68.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (28.89%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (28.89%) Amazon S3
2 13 (28.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (26.67%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (26.67%) Serverless
4 5 (11.11%) IaaS
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (11.11%) OpenShift
4 5 (11.11%) PaaS
5 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) SMS
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) IPv4
3 1 (2.22%) IPv6
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (64.44%) Git (software)
1 29 (64.44%) Jenkins
2 21 (46.67%) Artifactory
3 13 (28.89%) JIRA
4 8 (17.78%) Gradle
4 8 (17.78%) Maven
5 5 (11.11%) MSTest
5 5 (11.11%) NUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Administrator
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.78%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (17.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) AWS Developer
4 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Digital Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Support
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (11.11%) Spring
3 3 (6.67%) YAML
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) JSP
5 1 (2.22%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
1 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (48.89%) DevOps
2 22 (48.89%) Open Source
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 12 (26.67%) TDD
6 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.78%) Microservices
9 7 (15.56%) Coaching
10 6 (13.33%) Build Automation
10 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (13.33%) Server Hardening
11 5 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (11.11%) OO
12 4 (8.89%) ITIL
13 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (6.67%) Load Testing
13 3 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
13 3 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Java
2 28 (62.22%) Python
3 25 (55.56%) Ruby
4 24 (53.33%) Groovy
5 23 (51.11%) Shell Script
6 8 (17.78%) Java 8
7 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) SC Cleared
1 28 (62.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) Docker
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (73.33%) Ansible
2 15 (33.33%) Nagios
3 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (6.67%) Rancher
6 1 (2.22%) Packer
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.22%) SELinux
6 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle
4 5 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (2.22%) EMC