Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 41 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 3 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.83% 2.56% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.54% 12.24% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Somerset median daily rate £525 £348 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.08% -22.78% +63.64%
10th Percentile £513 £250 £375
90th Percentile £538 £518 £547
South West median daily rate £500 £494 £475
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Puppet is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 26 98 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.20% 20.94% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 61 40
Somerset median daily rate £475 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +21.88% +33.33%
10th Percentile £213 £219 £261
90th Percentile £538 £562 £484
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Somerset median hourly rate £36.98 £19.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.22% -50.63% -
10th Percentile £24.81 £17.53 £31.23
90th Percentile £41.50 £22.18 £49.13
South West median hourly rate £22.40 £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.00% -56.25% +160.50%

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
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 23 May 2019. 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
Bath +4 2 £525 +16.67% 1
Puppet
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) CloudFront
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (33.33%) Datadog
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) 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 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
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 S3
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (33.33%) CloudFront
1 1 (33.33%) Datadog
1 1 (33.33%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform