The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 April 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 51 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 2 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.55% 0.84% 4.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.11% 10.00% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 19
Median daily rate £400 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.32% +7.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £385
% change year-on-year +5.55% +16.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 18 40 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 4.97% 8.42% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 26
Median daily rate £400 £358 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% -15.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £8.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Gloucestershire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Cirencester - 1 £400 -
Puppet
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (33.33%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat