Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 18 June 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 54 102
Rank change year-on-year -7 +48 +15
Contract jobs citing Puppet 75 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.59% 2.69% 1.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.46% 25.71% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £350
90th Percentile £686 £563 £500
Scotland median daily rate £475 £423 £411
% change year-on-year +12.43% +2.74% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 334 210 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.52% 10.45% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 120 113
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +21.77%
10th Percentile £228 £288 £263
90th Percentile £600 £546 £522
Scotland median daily rate £368 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -8.13% +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.81% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -47.50% -25.00% +31.15%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Edinburgh

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Edinburgh

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 48 (64.00%) Ansible
2 43 (57.33%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (50.67%) DevOps
4 30 (40.00%) Linux
5 25 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 25 (33.33%) Finance
6 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (30.67%) Jenkins
7 23 (30.67%) Configuration Management
8 22 (29.33%) Banking
9 21 (28.00%) Java
9 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
10 20 (26.67%) Python
10 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
12 17 (22.67%) Docker
13 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (21.33%) Windows
14 15 (20.00%) High Availability
14 15 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (17.33%) Bitbucket
15 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
16 12 (16.00%) Artifactory
16 12 (16.00%) Kubernetes
17 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
17 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
18 10 (13.33%) Cucumber
18 10 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (8.00%) nginx
2 6 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.00%) Apache
4 3 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Confluence
5 2 (2.67%) JBoss
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.33%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (12.00%) PaaS
3 5 (6.67%) GitHub
3 5 (6.67%) npm
3 5 (6.67%) OpenShift
4 4 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.33%) IaaS
4 4 (5.33%) Office 365
4 4 (5.33%) Tricentis Tosca
5 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.67%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) SAN
2 5 (6.67%) DHCP
3 4 (5.33%) DNS
3 4 (5.33%) Skype
3 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.67%) Firewall
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.33%) HTTP
6 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (9.33%) MySQL
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.33%) Couchbase
5 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.33%) Redis
6 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (30.67%) Jenkins
3 13 (17.33%) Bitbucket
4 12 (16.00%) Artifactory
5 10 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 9 (12.00%) IBM UrbanCode
6 9 (12.00%) Maven
6 9 (12.00%) Subversion
7 8 (10.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (10.67%) TeamCity
8 7 (9.33%) Mockito
9 6 (8.00%) GitLab
9 6 (8.00%) JIRA
10 5 (6.67%) CircleCI
10 5 (6.67%) Gradle
10 5 (6.67%) gulp
10 5 (6.67%) Travis CI
11 4 (5.33%) HP UFT
11 4 (5.33%) Selenium
11 4 (5.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 22 (29.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.00%) Architect
3 6 (8.00%) Java Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Administrator
5 4 (5.33%) Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.33%) Python Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) DBA
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Database Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) Spring
1 10 (13.33%) Web Services
2 7 (9.33%) RESTful
3 5 (6.67%) .NET
3 5 (6.67%) JSON
4 4 (5.33%) JMX
4 4 (5.33%) REST
5 3 (4.00%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.33%) HATEOAS
6 1 (1.33%) HTML
6 1 (1.33%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.33%) React
6 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.33%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.67%) Clustering
3 5 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.00%) Replication
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Linux
2 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (21.33%) Windows
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.00%) Unix
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) Solaris
7 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.33%) CentOS
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) DevOps
2 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (30.67%) Configuration Management
4 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (20.00%) High Availability
6 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.00%) TDD
8 8 (10.67%) Scrum
9 7 (9.33%) Asset Management
9 7 (9.33%) Kanban
9 7 (9.33%) Open Source
10 6 (8.00%) Microservices
11 5 (6.67%) ITIL
11 5 (6.67%) Validation
12 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
12 4 (5.33%) Pair Programming
12 4 (5.33%) Process Management
12 4 (5.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) Java
1 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 20 (26.67%) Python
3 8 (10.67%) SQL
4 7 (9.33%) Java 8
4 7 (9.33%) Ruby
5 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.67%) Groovy
6 5 (6.67%) Perl
7 3 (4.00%) C#
7 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.00%) VB
7 3 (4.00%) VBScript
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) Go
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) GCP
2 4 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Docker
2 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (9.33%) vSphere
4 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.33%) NFS
5 4 (5.33%) XenApp
5 4 (5.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.67%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.33%) iptables
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 48 (64.00%) Ansible
2 43 (57.33%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (16.00%) Kubernetes
4 8 (10.67%) Terraform
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.33%) OpenView
5 4 (5.33%) SCOM
5 4 (5.33%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.00%) Salt
6 3 (4.00%) vRealize
7 2 (2.67%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.67%) SCCM
8 1 (1.33%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.33%) Nagios
8 1 (1.33%) Packer
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.67%) Google
3 8 (10.67%) VMware
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle
5 5 (6.67%) NetApp
6 4 (5.33%) EMC
6 4 (5.33%) HP
7 3 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco
8 2 (2.67%) ForgeRock
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (2.67%) Open-E
8 2 (2.67%) Software AG
8 2 (2.67%) Splunk
8 2 (2.67%) Sun
8 2 (2.67%) Synology
8 2 (2.67%) Veritas
8 2 (2.67%) webMethods