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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
UK / Wales
Rank 44 67 51
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 22 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.13% 1.46% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.36% 15.38% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +2.22% +20.00%  
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 103 65 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.65% 9.50% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 42 24
Median daily rate £444 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.53% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 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
South Wales +28 15 £431 +32.69% 1
West Wales -18 5 £500 +11.11% 1
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 41 (91.11%) Ansible
2 39 (86.67%) Jenkins
3 31 (68.89%) Linux
3 31 (68.89%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (62.22%) DevOps
5 22 (48.89%) Red Hat
6 21 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (44.44%) Terraform
8 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
8 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
9 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (28.89%) Rundeck
10 13 (28.89%) JIRA
10 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (28.89%) Confluence
10 13 (28.89%) Web Services
10 13 (28.89%) VMware
11 12 (26.67%) Apache
11 12 (26.67%) Oracle
12 11 (24.44%) Windows
12 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
12 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
13 10 (22.22%) IT Governance
13 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
13 10 (22.22%) Debian
13 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 9 (20.00%) IBM
14 9 (20.00%) AIX
14 9 (20.00%) Java

Puppet
Top Related 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 13 (28.89%) Confluence
2 12 (26.67%) Apache
3 9 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
5 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
6 3 (6.67%) IIS
6 3 (6.67%) Jetty
6 3 (6.67%) Mongrel
6 3 (6.67%) nginx
6 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (68.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (6.67%) Google App Engine
5 3 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.22%) Route 53
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 5 (11.11%) SSL
3 4 (8.89%) DSL
3 4 (8.89%) SSH
4 3 (6.67%) DHCP
4 3 (6.67%) FTP
4 3 (6.67%) IPsec
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.22%) LDAP
6 1 (2.22%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.44%) Redis
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) HBase
4 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (86.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (28.89%) JIRA
3 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
4 9 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (8.89%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.89%) Travis CI
5 4 (8.89%) Vagrant
6 3 (6.67%) Maven
7 2 (4.44%) Ant
7 2 (4.44%) Hudson
8 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.22%) Gradle
8 1 (2.22%) NuGet
8 1 (2.22%) Selenium
8 1 (2.22%) Subversion
8 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (17.78%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Developer
7 4 (8.89%) AWS Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Digital Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) MCollective
3 8 (17.78%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (11.11%) .NET
4 5 (11.11%) J2EE
5 3 (6.67%) Node.js
5 3 (6.67%) Servlets
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.22%) Java EE
6 1 (2.22%) Kafka
6 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Linux
2 21 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 10 (22.22%) Debian
5 9 (20.00%) AIX
5 9 (20.00%) Unix
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.67%) CentOS
7 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) DevOps
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 10 (22.22%) IT Governance
5 7 (15.56%) High Availability
6 6 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (8.89%) Microservices
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.89%) Web Operations
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.44%) Kanban
9 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.67%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) Scala
4 2 (4.44%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Go
5 1 (2.22%) Groovy
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
1 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Docker
2 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (15.56%) PowerHA
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Xen
4 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.22%) HDFS
4 1 (2.22%) iptables
4 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (91.11%) Ansible
2 21 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (44.44%) Terraform
4 13 (28.89%) Rundeck
5 9 (20.00%) Nessus
5 9 (20.00%) Packer
5 9 (20.00%) Tivoli
5 9 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 9 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (20.00%) Zenoss
6 7 (15.56%) SCCM
7 4 (8.89%) Marathon
7 4 (8.89%) Mesos
8 2 (4.44%) Consul
8 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
8 2 (4.44%) Salt
9 1 (2.22%) Fluentd
9 1 (2.22%) Grafana
9 1 (2.22%) Kibana
9 1 (2.22%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Red Hat
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 12 (26.67%) Oracle
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.00%) IBM
5 9 (20.00%) Sonatype
6 7 (15.56%) Symantec
7 6 (13.33%) Google
8 3 (6.67%) Rackspace
9 2 (4.44%) SAP
10 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
10 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
10 1 (2.22%) Cloudera
10 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
10 1 (2.22%) PagerDuty
10 1 (2.22%) Remedy
10 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
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