Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 51 53
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 +8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 20 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.97% 1.29% 2.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.51% 37.50% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 11
Devon median daily rate £500 £403 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.22% -15.26% +97.92%
10th Percentile £391 £305 £425
90th Percentile £550 £404 £500
South West median daily rate £495 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +1.54% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £43.43

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 43 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.53% 3.45% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 35
Devon median daily rate £487 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.99% -10.56% +29.50%
10th Percentile £271 £210 £169
90th Percentile £575 £447 £530
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Devon median hourly rate £22.50 £152.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -85.25% +577.78% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.85 £141.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £93.75 £163.75 £23.75
South West median hourly rate £20.31 £40.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -49.22% +48.15% +13.09%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +14 13 £500 +24.22% 4
Puppet
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 18 (90.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (85.00%) Ruby
2 17 (85.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) Python
3 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 16 (80.00%) Groovy
3 16 (80.00%) Ansible
4 15 (75.00%) Docker
4 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (75.00%) Shell Script
5 14 (70.00%) Open Source
6 13 (65.00%) Artifactory
7 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (55.00%) JIRA
8 10 (50.00%) Nagios
8 10 (50.00%) DevOps
8 10 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (45.00%) Firewall
10 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (40.00%) Amazon S3
10 8 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (40.00%) Serverless
10 8 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (30.00%) Gradle
11 6 (30.00%) Confluence

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 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 8 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (40.00%) Serverless
3 4 (20.00%) OpenShift
4 3 (15.00%) IaaS
4 3 (15.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) SMS
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) IPv4
3 1 (5.00%) IPv6
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (65.00%) Artifactory
3 11 (55.00%) JIRA
4 6 (30.00%) Gradle
4 6 (30.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Administrator
1 9 (45.00%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (40.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) AWS Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (10.00%) YAML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Open Source
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (50.00%) DevOps
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Server Hardening
7 3 (15.00%) Build Automation
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
9 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
1 17 (85.00%) Python
1 17 (85.00%) Ruby
2 16 (80.00%) Groovy
3 15 (75.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Docker
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) Ansible
2 10 (50.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (5.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (5.00%) EMC
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat