The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 30 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.

Puppet
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 -  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.15% 0.18% -
As % of the Systems Management category 28.57% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £395
% change year-on-year +2.22% +13.92%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 63 43 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 11.01% 7.85% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 11
Median daily rate £375 £170 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.58% -43.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +17.18%  
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in South Wales

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in South Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in South Wales

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 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
Cardiff +31 15 £425 +30.76% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £550 -
Puppet
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 21 (80.77%) Jenkins
2 20 (76.92%) Ansible
2 20 (76.92%) DevOps
3 18 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (69.23%) Linux
4 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
6 10 (38.46%) Terraform
7 9 (34.62%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (26.92%) DNS
9 7 (26.92%) Apache
9 7 (26.92%) HTTP
9 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
9 7 (26.92%) Docker
10 6 (23.08%) Web Services
10 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
11 5 (19.23%) Open Source
11 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (19.23%) Windows
11 5 (19.23%) Oracle
11 5 (19.23%) Debian
11 5 (19.23%) AWS CloudFormation

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) Jetty
3 3 (11.54%) Mongrel
3 3 (11.54%) nginx
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (19.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 3 (11.54%) Google App Engine
4 3 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.85%) Route 53
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
1 7 (26.92%) HTTP
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) SSH
3 4 (15.38%) SSL
4 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 3 (11.54%) DSL
4 3 (11.54%) FTP
4 3 (11.54%) IPsec
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Jenkins
2 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 3 (11.54%) Travis CI
4 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
5 2 (7.69%) Ant
5 2 (7.69%) Hudson
6 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) Gradle
6 1 (3.85%) NuGet
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) J2EE
3 3 (11.54%) Servlets
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) Java EE
5 1 (3.85%) Kafka
5 1 (3.85%) MCollective
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) Fintech
1 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Debian
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
4 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) DevOps
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Open Source
5 4 (15.38%) Microservices
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Server Hardening
8 1 (3.85%) Application Performance Management
8 1 (3.85%) BDD
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.85%) High Availability
8 1 (3.85%) MapReduce
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Xen
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.85%) HDFS
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) iptables
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.85%) NFS
3 1 (3.85%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 20 (76.92%) Ansible
2 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (38.46%) Terraform
4 5 (19.23%) Rundeck
5 4 (15.38%) Marathon
5 4 (15.38%) Mesos
6 2 (7.69%) Consul
6 2 (7.69%) Salt
7 1 (3.85%) Fluentd
7 1 (3.85%) Grafana
7 1 (3.85%) Kibana
7 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.85%) Nessus
7 1 (3.85%) Packer
7 1 (3.85%) Pingdom
7 1 (3.85%) SCCM
7 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Google
4 3 (11.54%) Rackspace
4 3 (11.54%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) PagerDuty
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Sonatype
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 6 days ago