Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 51 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 - +42
Contract jobs citing Puppet 29 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.77% 2.15% -
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 26.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 0
Devon median daily rate £495 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.92% - -
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 87 53 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 17.30% 8.14% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 6
Devon median daily rate £450 £475 £196
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +142.04% -34.58%
10th Percentile £297 £213 £156
90th Percentile £538 £596 £316
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +127.94% -25.10%
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £15.36
% change year-on-year -31.11% +193.06% -23.93%

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
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 17 July 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 25 £495 - 1
Plymouth +17 1 - -
Puppet
South West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 21 (72.41%) Ansible
3 20 (68.97%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
4 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
4 16 (55.17%) Java
5 15 (51.72%) Docker
5 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
6 14 (48.28%) DevOps
6 14 (48.28%) Python
6 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
7 11 (37.93%) Open Source
7 11 (37.93%) Ruby
7 11 (37.93%) Shell Script
7 11 (37.93%) Artifactory
8 10 (34.48%) Groovy
9 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
9 9 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (31.03%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (27.59%) Java 8
10 8 (27.59%) Microservices
10 8 (27.59%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
10 8 (27.59%) Nagios
11 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
11 7 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (24.14%) Amazon S3
11 7 (24.14%) AWS CloudFormation

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 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
2 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 20 (68.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (24.14%) Amazon S3
2 7 (24.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (20.69%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (20.69%) Serverless
4 4 (13.79%) IaaS
4 4 (13.79%) PaaS
5 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
1 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
2 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
3 11 (37.93%) Artifactory
4 5 (17.24%) MSTest
4 5 (17.24%) NUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Gradle
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Administrator
3 6 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) AWS Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Linux Support
5 4 (13.79%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (17.24%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 2 (6.90%) YAML
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) DevOps
3 11 (37.93%) Open Source
4 9 (31.03%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (27.59%) Microservices
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) Coaching
6 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.24%) Build Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (17.24%) OO
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (10.34%) Server Hardening
11 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Python
3 11 (37.93%) Ruby
3 11 (37.93%) Shell Script
4 10 (34.48%) Groovy
5 8 (27.59%) Java 8
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 21 (72.41%) Ansible
2 9 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (27.59%) Nagios
4 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
5 3 (10.34%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (10.34%) Rancher
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (3.45%) Packer
6 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Remedy
3 4 (13.79%) VMware