Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 42 107
Rank change year-on-year -21 +65 +11
Contract jobs citing Puppet 83 105 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.81% 3.95% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.31% 33.98% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £675 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.11% +15.15% -8.33%
10th Percentile £408 £313 £350
90th Percentile £700 £600 £513
Scotland median daily rate £575 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +27.78% +9.76% -8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 356 309 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.07% 11.63% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 160 95
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +4.69% +17.30%
10th Percentile £276 £290 £277
90th Percentile £686 £564 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -29.17% -25.00% +113.33%

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 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 66 (79.52%) Ansible
2 50 (60.24%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (53.01%) DevOps
4 39 (46.99%) Docker
5 38 (45.78%) Jenkins
5 38 (45.78%) Python
6 34 (40.96%) Java
7 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (33.73%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (30.12%) Kubernetes
9 25 (30.12%) Terraform
10 24 (28.92%) Cloud Foundry
10 24 (28.92%) Kanban
10 24 (28.92%) Windows
11 23 (27.71%) Linux
11 23 (27.71%) Artifactory
11 23 (27.71%) nginx
12 22 (26.51%) Banking
13 21 (25.30%) PaaS
13 21 (25.30%) OpenShift
13 21 (25.30%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (25.30%) IBM UrbanCode
14 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
14 19 (22.89%) Scrum
15 18 (21.69%) Maven
15 18 (21.69%) Red Hat
15 18 (21.69%) Bitbucket
16 17 (20.48%) PowerShell
16 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
16 17 (20.48%) Virtual Machines

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 24 (28.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 23 (27.71%) nginx
3 14 (16.87%) Apache
4 11 (13.25%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.23%) IIS
6 5 (6.02%) Confluence
7 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.20%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.20%) JBoss
9 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.73%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (25.30%) OpenShift
2 21 (25.30%) PaaS
3 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (16.87%) npm
5 9 (10.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (8.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (8.43%) IaaS
7 4 (4.82%) Datadog
7 4 (4.82%) Tricentis Tosca
8 3 (3.61%) Office 365
8 3 (3.61%) SaaS
9 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.41%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Firewall
2 8 (9.64%) DNS
3 6 (7.23%) DSL
3 6 (7.23%) SSL
4 3 (3.61%) DHCP
4 3 (3.61%) Skype
4 3 (3.61%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.20%) HTTP
5 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.20%) MPLS
5 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.82%) Couchbase
4 4 (4.82%) MySQL
4 4 (4.82%) Redis
5 2 (2.41%) Big Data
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.20%) DataStax
6 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 38 (45.78%) Jenkins
2 23 (27.71%) Artifactory
3 21 (25.30%) IBM UrbanCode
4 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
5 18 (21.69%) Bitbucket
5 18 (21.69%) Maven
6 14 (16.87%) CircleCI
6 14 (16.87%) Gradle
6 14 (16.87%) gulp
6 14 (16.87%) Travis CI
7 10 (12.05%) TeamCity
8 8 (9.64%) GitLab
8 8 (9.64%) JIRA
8 8 (9.64%) Subversion
9 7 (8.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (7.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (7.23%) Cucumber
10 6 (7.23%) Selenium
11 4 (4.82%) HP UFT
11 4 (4.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (26.51%) Banking
2 14 (16.87%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Law
4 5 (6.02%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Architect
3 8 (9.64%) Consultant
4 7 (8.43%) Administrator
4 7 (8.43%) DevOps Consultant
4 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (8.43%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.23%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Technical Architect
9 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) REST
2 10 (12.05%) .NET
3 6 (7.23%) LDAP
4 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.82%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (4.82%) Spring
5 2 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.41%) SOAP
5 2 (2.41%) Vert.x
5 2 (2.41%) Web Services
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) HATEOAS
6 1 (1.20%) HTML
6 1 (1.20%) Node.js
6 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.20%) React
6 1 (1.20%) RESTful
6 1 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.20%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) User Experience
2 3 (3.61%) Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.92%) Windows
2 23 (27.71%) Linux
3 16 (19.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.05%) Unix
4 10 (12.05%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.84%) Solaris
6 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.41%) CentOS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) DevOps
2 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.92%) Kanban
4 21 (25.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (22.89%) Scrum
6 16 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (19.28%) Microservices
7 14 (16.87%) Open Source
8 10 (12.05%) Data Modelling
8 10 (12.05%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (10.84%) High Availability
9 9 (10.84%) Logical Data Model
9 9 (10.84%) Physical Data Model
10 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.43%) TDD
12 6 (7.23%) Business Transformation
12 6 (7.23%) Change Control
12 6 (7.23%) Patch Management
12 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) Python
2 34 (40.96%) Java
3 17 (20.48%) PowerShell
4 15 (18.07%) Shell Script
5 14 (16.87%) Groovy
6 10 (12.05%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.84%) SQL
8 6 (7.23%) C#
9 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.61%) Perl
10 2 (2.41%) Ruby
11 1 (1.20%) C++
11 1 (1.20%) Go
11 1 (1.20%) Java 8
11 1 (1.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.20%) CISSP
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 39 (46.99%) Docker
2 17 (20.48%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.82%) VMware NSX
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.61%) XenApp
6 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.41%) iptables
7 2 (2.41%) OpenAM
8 1 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 66 (79.52%) Ansible
2 50 (60.24%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (30.12%) Kubernetes
3 25 (30.12%) Terraform
4 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (7.23%) Oracle ZFS
5 6 (7.23%) Prometheus
5 6 (7.23%) Xymon
6 5 (6.02%) SCCM
7 4 (4.82%) Nagios
7 4 (4.82%) OpenView
7 4 (4.82%) Packer
7 4 (4.82%) SCOM
7 4 (4.82%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.41%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.41%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Red Hat
2 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.84%) Google
4 7 (8.43%) VMware
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle
5 5 (6.02%) Splunk
6 4 (4.82%) AppDynamics
6 4 (4.82%) HP
6 4 (4.82%) IBM
6 4 (4.82%) New Relic
7 2 (2.41%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.41%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.41%) NetApp
7 2 (2.41%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (2.41%) Open-E
7 2 (2.41%) Software AG
7 2 (2.41%) Synology
7 2 (2.41%) Veritas
7 2 (2.41%) webMethods
8 1 (1.20%) CyberArk