The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
UK / Scotland
Rank 70 94 117
Rank change year-on-year +24 +23  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 37 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.11% 1.28% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.41% 15.21% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 1
Median daily rate £363 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.20% +5.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +2.22% +20.00%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 201 217 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.46% 8.44% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 128 120
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Scotland

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Scotland

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
Edinburgh +21 17 £428 -7.56% 9
Renfrewshire +19 16 £338 -17.68%
Glasgow 0 2 £450 +12.50% 1
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 33 (48.53%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (45.59%) Continuous Delivery
3 27 (39.71%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
4 26 (38.24%) Ansible
4 26 (38.24%) DevOps
5 25 (36.76%) Java
5 25 (36.76%) Windows
6 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (33.82%) Jenkins
6 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
6 23 (33.82%) PowerShell
6 23 (33.82%) Open Source
7 22 (32.35%) Python
8 21 (30.88%) Linux
8 21 (30.88%) IIS
8 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
9 20 (29.41%) .NET
10 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
11 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
12 17 (25.00%) C#
12 17 (25.00%) XAML
12 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 17 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
14 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (19.12%) Scrum
16 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
16 11 (16.18%) Red Hat

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 21 (30.88%) IIS
2 6 (8.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.88%) JBoss
3 4 (5.88%) nginx
3 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 2 (2.94%) Confluence
6 1 (1.47%) CICS
6 1 (1.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.24%) IaaS
2 9 (13.24%) PaaS
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.88%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.41%) Route 53
6 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.94%) GitHub
6 2 (2.94%) SaaS
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
1 4 (5.88%) SSL
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.94%) DHCP
3 2 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.47%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) NAS
4 1 (1.47%) Network Security
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) MySQL
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) DB2
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
2 23 (33.82%) Jenkins
3 17 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (14.71%) Cucumber
5 9 (13.24%) Selenium
6 7 (10.29%) Maven
7 6 (8.82%) Gradle
8 4 (5.88%) gulp
9 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (4.41%) CircleCI
9 3 (4.41%) JIRA
9 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
9 3 (4.41%) Travis CI
10 2 (2.94%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.47%) git-flow
11 1 (1.47%) GitLab
11 1 (1.47%) Hudson
11 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (14.71%) Banking
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Automation Engineer
1 20 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) PowerShell Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Developer
4 4 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (4.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Build Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Project Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (2.94%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) .NET
2 10 (14.71%) Spring
3 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.35%) Kafka
4 5 (7.35%) RESTful
5 4 (5.88%) HTML
5 4 (5.88%) Java EE
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.41%) CSS
6 3 (4.41%) React
6 3 (4.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (4.41%) Web Services
7 2 (2.94%) CSS3
7 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.94%) HTML5
7 2 (2.94%) jQuery
7 2 (2.94%) Middleware
7 2 (2.94%) Sass
7 2 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Blog
3 2 (2.94%) iPad
3 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
3 21 (30.88%) Linux
4 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.82%) Unix
7 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.47%) AIX
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Debian
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (45.59%) Continuous Delivery
3 26 (38.24%) DevOps
4 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (33.82%) Open Source
5 13 (19.12%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 9 (13.24%) BDD
7 9 (13.24%) TDD
8 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (5.88%) Release Management
9 4 (5.88%) Server Building
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.41%) ITIL
10 3 (4.41%) Kanban
10 3 (4.41%) Migration
10 3 (4.41%) OO
10 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) Java
2 23 (33.82%) PowerShell
3 22 (32.35%) Python
4 17 (25.00%) C#
4 17 (25.00%) XAML
5 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.76%) Perl
7 8 (11.76%) SQL
8 6 (8.82%) Ruby
9 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.41%) Groovy
11 2 (2.94%) ES6
11 2 (2.94%) Jython
12 1 (1.47%) PHP
12 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Apache Flume
1 5 (7.35%) Docker
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) Xen
4 1 (1.47%) zsh
Systems Management
1 27 (39.71%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (38.24%) Ansible
3 5 (7.35%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (7.35%) logstash
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (5.88%) Data Guard
5 3 (4.41%) vRealize
6 2 (2.94%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.47%) Mesos
7 1 (1.47%) Packer
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.35%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.35%) IBM
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) Splunk
4 4 (5.88%) VMware
5 3 (4.41%) Dell
5 3 (4.41%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) BMC
6 2 (2.94%) CA
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.47%) New Relic
7 1 (1.47%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.47%) Twitter
7 1 (1.47%) WSO2
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