Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 26 July 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 > Somerset
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 50 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 +10
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.11% 0.79% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.77% 8.33% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Somerset median daily rate £450 £275 £745
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -63.09% +80.61%
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Somerset median hourly rate - - £43.43
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.43

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 Somerset with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 57 48 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 12.64% 9.49% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 14
Somerset median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -11.11%
10th Percentile £212 £241 £213
90th Percentile £579 £429 £520
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 10
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 - £20.19
10th Percentile £37.25 - £12.24
90th Percentile £49.38 - £38.77
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £15.36 £20.19
% change year-on-year +193.06% -23.93% +0.62%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Somerset

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Somerset

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Somerset over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Somerset

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Street - 2 £570 -
Bath +1 1 £388 +40.91%
Taunton - 1 £375 -
Puppet
South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (20.00%) boto
5 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) JSON-LD
5 1 (20.00%) Terraform

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Jetty
2 1 (20.00%) Mongrel
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (20.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) boto
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) JSON-LD
1 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source Development
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) HDFS
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Mesos
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (20.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle