Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 77 84
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 +8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.06% 0.99% 1.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.17% 13.92% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 21
South Wales median daily rate £476 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +11.84% +8.57%
10th Percentile £383 £382 £320
90th Percentile £618 £583 £475
Wales median daily rate £463 £525 £390
% change year-on-year -11.90% +34.62% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 109 79 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.57% 7.09% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 62 55
South Wales median daily rate £368 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.98% +19.29% +1.45%
10th Percentile £164 £218 £179
90th Percentile £519 £559 £453
Wales median daily rate £400 £453 £364
% change year-on-year -11.60% +24.40% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 - £10.00
10th Percentile £14.90 - £9.20
90th Percentile £31.94 - £10.80
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.50

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Cardiff -6 5 £463 +12.18%
Newport +16 2 £600 +11.63%
Puppet
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) Ansible
3 6 (60.00%) DevOps
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Docker
5 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (30.00%) Terraform
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Confluence
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Ant
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Web Operations

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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (20.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Kafka
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (20.00%) Web Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Terraform
3 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy