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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
South West / Devon
Rank 29 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.04% - 1.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 47.06% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £560 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £385
% change year-on-year +2.22% +16.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17 9 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 6.46% 4.59% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 15
Median daily rate £550 £188 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +193.33% -46.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £145 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £190 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 8 £560 -
Puppet
South West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 8 (61.54%) DevOps
4 8 (61.54%) JBoss
4 8 (61.54%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) J2EE
5 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
5 7 (53.85%) IBM
5 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
5 7 (53.85%) Open Source
5 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) Jetty
6 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (46.15%) nginx
6 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) SSL
6 6 (46.15%) .NET
6 6 (46.15%) HTTP
6 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) Apache
6 6 (46.15%) IIS
6 6 (46.15%) Servlets
6 6 (46.15%) Travis CI

Puppet
Top Related 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 8 (61.54%) JBoss
2 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
3 6 (46.15%) Apache
3 6 (46.15%) IIS
3 6 (46.15%) Jetty
3 6 (46.15%) Mongrel
3 6 (46.15%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (38.46%) Google App Engine
2 5 (38.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
1 6 (46.15%) SSL
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) FTP
2 5 (38.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Support
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Linux Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 14001
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Xen
3 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Google
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) Remedy