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 25 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 127 131
Rank change year-on-year +68 +4  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 53 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.47% 0.90% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.34% 6.53% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 1
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 274 398 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 12.79% 13.75% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 178 124
Median daily rate £425 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.86% +3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £266 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 8
Median hourly rate £31.93 £38.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +105.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £36.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +33 42 £475 +18.75% 4
Glasgow +5 5 £398 -0.62% 4
Renfrewshire - 4 £440 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 44 (48.89%) Linux
2 38 (42.22%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (41.11%) Ansible
3 37 (41.11%) DevOps
4 34 (37.78%) Git (software)
5 31 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (31.11%) Java
6 28 (31.11%) Docker
7 27 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 27 (30.00%) Python
7 27 (30.00%) Windows
8 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (26.67%) Open Source
9 24 (26.67%) .NET
9 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 24 (26.67%) Red Hat
10 23 (25.56%) IIS
10 23 (25.56%) Windows Server
11 22 (24.44%) PowerShell
11 22 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (24.44%) C#
12 21 (23.33%) XAML
12 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
14 18 (20.00%) SC Cleared
15 17 (18.89%) Scrum
16 16 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (16.67%) Bash Shell

Puppet
Co-occurring 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 23 (25.56%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.33%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) Jupyter
4 2 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.22%) JBoss
4 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.44%) OpenShift
3 12 (13.33%) PaaS
4 10 (11.11%) IaaS
5 7 (7.78%) GitHub
5 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (6.67%) SaaS
7 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.22%) Route 53
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.11%) BrowserStack
9 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SSL
2 4 (4.44%) HTTP
3 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
4 2 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (1.11%) DSL
5 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) MySQL
1 9 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 27 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 22 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 11 (12.22%) GitLab
6 7 (7.78%) Artifactory
6 7 (7.78%) Mockito
7 6 (6.67%) Selenium
8 4 (4.44%) Maven
9 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.33%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (2.22%) Gradle
10 2 (2.22%) JIRA
10 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.22%) Subversion
10 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.11%) Hudson
11 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (11.11%) Banking
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (24.44%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) PowerShell Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Java Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (2.22%) Database Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (2.22%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.67%) .NET
2 13 (14.44%) Spring
3 11 (12.22%) RESTful
4 10 (11.11%) Web Services
5 7 (7.78%) JSON
6 6 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.56%) Java EE
8 4 (4.44%) HTML
9 3 (3.33%) CSS
9 3 (3.33%) Django
9 3 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (3.33%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.33%) Kafka
10 2 (2.22%) CSS3
10 2 (2.22%) HTML5
10 2 (2.22%) jQuery
10 2 (2.22%) Sass
10 2 (2.22%) XML
11 1 (1.11%) EJB
11 1 (1.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) Replication
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Blog
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.89%) Linux
2 27 (30.00%) Windows
3 24 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (25.56%) Windows Server
5 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (14.44%) Unix
7 4 (4.44%) Debian
8 2 (2.22%) AIX
9 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) DevOps
2 31 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 24 (26.67%) Open Source
5 17 (18.89%) Scrum
6 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.89%) TDD
7 7 (7.78%) BDD
7 7 (7.78%) Kanban
8 6 (6.67%) Migration
9 5 (5.56%) SDLC
9 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.44%) Information Management
10 4 (4.44%) Patch Management
11 3 (3.33%) Build Automation
11 3 (3.33%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.33%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) Java
2 27 (30.00%) Python
3 22 (24.44%) C#
3 22 (24.44%) PowerShell
4 21 (23.33%) XAML
5 15 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 10 (11.11%) Perl
7 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.44%) PHP
8 4 (4.44%) Ruby
9 2 (2.22%) C
9 2 (2.22%) ES6
9 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.11%) Go
10 1 (1.11%) Groovy
10 1 (1.11%) Scala
10 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (31.11%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.22%) RHEV
4 1 (1.11%) LXC
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 38 (42.22%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (41.11%) Ansible
3 9 (10.00%) vRealize
4 7 (7.78%) Kubernetes
4 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (4.44%) Prometheus
5 4 (4.44%) Xymon
6 3 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (3.33%) Control-M
6 3 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.33%) Rundeck
7 2 (2.22%) logstash
7 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.11%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.11%) Mesos
8 1 (1.11%) Nagios
8 1 (1.11%) Salt
8 1 (1.11%) Terraform
8 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 24 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.78%) VMware
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.22%) EMC
5 2 (2.22%) IBM
5 2 (2.22%) Splunk
6 1 (1.11%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.11%) CA
6 1 (1.11%) Informatica
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