The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 43 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 16 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.57% 2.69% 2.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.62% 27.27% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 16
Median daily rate £425 £475 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.47% +14.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £368 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £408
% change year-on-year +5.55% +10.42%  
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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 65 55 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 10.45% 9.87% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 39
Median daily rate £319 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.16% +18.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Wales

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Wales

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
South Wales +7 12 £296 -32.28% 1
West Wales -9 3 £475 -8.65%
Mid Wales - 1 £401 - 1
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 31 (81.58%) Linux
1 31 (81.58%) DevOps
2 30 (78.95%) Jenkins
3 28 (73.68%) Ansible
4 24 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (55.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (47.37%) Terraform
7 17 (44.74%) Red Hat
8 16 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
9 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
10 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (31.58%) Web Services
12 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
12 11 (28.95%) DNS
12 11 (28.95%) Debian
12 11 (28.95%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (26.32%) HTTP
13 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
13 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
15 8 (21.05%) Apache
15 8 (21.05%) Java
15 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
16 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
16 7 (18.42%) Oracle
16 7 (18.42%) Windows
16 7 (18.42%) Web Operations
17 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
17 6 (15.79%) Docker

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) Confluence
3 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
3 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) Jetty
3 3 (7.89%) Mongrel
3 3 (7.89%) nginx
3 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (28.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon S3
4 3 (7.89%) Google App Engine
4 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (5.26%) GitHub
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.63%) Office 365
6 1 (2.63%) Route 53
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) DNS
1 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
2 10 (26.32%) HTTP
3 5 (13.16%) SSL
4 4 (10.53%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) DSL
4 4 (10.53%) SSH
5 3 (7.89%) FTP
5 3 (7.89%) IPsec
5 3 (7.89%) tcpdump
6 2 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (2.63%) Firewall
7 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) HBase
2 2 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (78.95%) Jenkins
2 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) JIRA
4 5 (13.16%) Ant
4 5 (13.16%) Maven
5 4 (10.53%) Hudson
5 4 (10.53%) Travis CI
5 4 (10.53%) Vagrant
6 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.26%) Gradle
8 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.63%) NuGet
8 1 (2.63%) Selenium
8 1 (2.63%) Subversion
8 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Junior
5 3 (7.89%) Junior DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) J2EE
3 3 (7.89%) Kafka
3 3 (7.89%) Servlets
4 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) Java EE
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Linux
2 21 (55.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (28.95%) Debian
4 7 (18.42%) Windows
5 2 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) DevOps
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.42%) Web Operations
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) ITIL
7 5 (13.16%) Open Source
7 5 (13.16%) Server Hardening
8 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Microservices
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Change Management
9 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.63%) High Availability
10 1 (2.63%) Kanban
10 1 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
1 8 (21.05%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.16%) Perl
4 4 (10.53%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) iptables
2 3 (7.89%) Xen
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) NFS
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (73.68%) Ansible
2 18 (47.37%) Terraform
3 16 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.53%) Marathon
4 4 (10.53%) Mesos
4 4 (10.53%) Rundeck
5 3 (7.89%) Salt
6 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Fluentd
6 1 (2.63%) Grafana
6 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.63%) Kibana
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.63%) SCCM
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Red Hat
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) Splunk
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) Google
6 3 (7.89%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
7 2 (5.26%) Remedy
8 1 (2.63%) Adobe
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) BMC
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee
8 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas
Newquay, Cornwall
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago