The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 90 89
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 47 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.73% 1.69% 1.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.26% 17.36% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 38
Median daily rate £425 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £590 £550
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 the South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 232 288 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 8.55% 9.76% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 202 124
Median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 26
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.36 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.34% -23.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £12.20 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.36 £24.50
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bristol 0 17 £400 -28.88% 5
Wiltshire +17 15 £625 +56.25% 1
Gloucestershire +1 5 £413 +3.12% 3
Cornwall - 4 £401 - 1
Somerset -6 3 £450 +63.63% 1
Dorset -1 2 £413 -7.56% 1
Devon - 1 - - 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 62 (80.52%) DevOps
2 59 (76.62%) Linux
3 41 (53.25%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (48.05%) Jenkins
4 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (45.45%) Ansible
6 30 (38.96%) Python
7 29 (37.66%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (35.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (33.77%) VMware
10 22 (28.57%) Ruby
10 22 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
11 20 (25.97%) Java
12 19 (24.68%) Bash Shell
13 18 (23.38%) Docker
13 18 (23.38%) Apache
14 17 (22.08%) Tomcat
14 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
15 16 (20.78%) Red Hat
16 15 (19.48%) Scrum
16 15 (19.48%) Open Source
16 15 (19.48%) Terraform
17 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
17 14 (18.18%) nginx
17 14 (18.18%) DNS
18 13 (16.88%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (23.38%) Apache
2 17 (22.08%) Tomcat
3 14 (18.18%) nginx
4 10 (12.99%) IIS
5 8 (10.39%) Confluence
5 8 (10.39%) JBoss
5 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
6 7 (9.09%) Jetty
6 7 (9.09%) Mongrel
7 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.90%) Alfresco
8 3 (3.90%) Mule
8 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.30%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (53.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (11.69%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (11.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 6 (7.79%) Google App Engine
5 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (7.79%) Route 53
6 3 (3.90%) GitHub
6 3 (3.90%) PaaS
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.60%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.30%) IaaS
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) DNS
2 11 (14.29%) DHCP
3 7 (9.09%) HTTP
3 7 (9.09%) SSL
3 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.79%) FTP
4 6 (7.79%) IPsec
5 5 (6.49%) VPN
6 4 (5.19%) Firewall
7 3 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.90%) LAN
7 3 (3.90%) SAN
7 3 (3.90%) WAN
8 2 (2.60%) Internet
8 2 (2.60%) LDAP
8 2 (2.60%) NAS
9 1 (1.30%) MQTT
9 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) MySQL
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.19%) Redis
5 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.60%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.60%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.30%) Big Data
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (48.05%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.58%) Vagrant
4 11 (14.29%) JIRA
5 8 (10.39%) Bitbucket
6 7 (9.09%) Travis CI
7 4 (5.19%) Hudson
7 4 (5.19%) Maven
8 3 (3.90%) Subversion
9 2 (2.60%) Ant
9 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.30%) Calabash
10 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Electronics
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (11.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Administrator
5 7 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) Head of Delivery
6 6 (7.79%) Head of Design
6 6 (7.79%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (6.49%) Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) DevOps Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) Web Services
2 10 (12.99%) J2EE
3 9 (11.69%) .NET
4 7 (9.09%) Servlets
5 5 (6.49%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.90%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.90%) Serverless Framework
7 2 (2.60%) LAMP
7 2 (2.60%) MCollective
8 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.30%) boto
8 1 (1.30%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (1.30%) CSS3
8 1 (1.30%) FFmpeg
8 1 (1.30%) HTML5
8 1 (1.30%) Node.js
8 1 (1.30%) OpenCV
8 1 (1.30%) REST
8 1 (1.30%) Sass
8 1 (1.30%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) PMI
3 6 (7.79%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (76.62%) Linux
2 27 (35.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (15.58%) Windows
4 11 (14.29%) CentOS
5 8 (10.39%) Unix
6 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.49%) Debian
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.30%) AIX
9 1 (1.30%) Solaris
9 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (80.52%) DevOps
2 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (19.48%) Open Source
5 15 (19.48%) Scrum
6 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (12.99%) Kanban
7 10 (12.99%) Migration
8 8 (10.39%) ITIL
8 8 (10.39%) Project Management
9 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.09%) Service Management
10 5 (6.49%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.19%) Microservices
11 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.90%) Auto-Scaling
12 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Python
2 22 (28.57%) Ruby
3 20 (25.97%) Java
4 19 (24.68%) Bash Shell
5 11 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (6.49%) Go
6 5 (6.49%) Groovy
6 5 (6.49%) PHP
6 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.60%) SQL
8 1 (1.30%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) ES6
8 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) CITP
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 7 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (9.09%) MBCS
3 7 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 7 (9.09%) PMP
4 6 (7.79%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.30%) RHCA
6 1 (1.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.60%) GCP
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.38%) Docker
3 9 (11.69%) Xen
4 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.90%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) Gluster
6 1 (1.30%) HDFS
6 1 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (45.45%) Ansible
2 29 (37.66%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (19.48%) Terraform
4 6 (7.79%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.90%) Salt
6 2 (2.60%) Graphite
6 2 (2.60%) Kibana
6 2 (2.60%) logstash
6 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.60%) SCCM
6 2 (2.60%) WSUS
6 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.30%) Bcfg2
7 1 (1.30%) Consul
7 1 (1.30%) Grafana
7 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.30%) Nagios
7 1 (1.30%) Nessus
7 1 (1.30%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) VMware
2 16 (20.78%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.69%) Google
3 9 (11.69%) SaltStack
4 8 (10.39%) Atlassian
4 8 (10.39%) IBM
4 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.79%) Oracle
6 2 (2.60%) arcserve
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.30%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.30%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.30%) Splunk
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