The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 28 June 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.

Puppet
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.74% 0.56% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.58% 4.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £398 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +8.50% +12.50%  
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 Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 76 85 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 11.31% 11.97% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 61 31
Median daily rate £425 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Glasgow

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) logstash
4 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (28.57%) Kafka
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Flume
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) AppDynamics
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Terraform
5 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Release Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Flume
3 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (28.57%) logstash
4 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
4 1 (14.29%) Control-M
4 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
4 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 1 (14.29%) Mesos
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (14.29%) Terraform
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) AppDynamics
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat