Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 70 74
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing Puppet 13 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.09% 2.47% 2.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.90% 23.97% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 39
Wales median daily rate £450 £525 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +38.16% -1.94%
10th Percentile £388 £406 £337
90th Percentile £613 £638 £530
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% -39.53% -

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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 146 146 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.29% 10.30% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 108 83
Wales median daily rate £400 £453 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +24.83% +3.57%
10th Percentile £168 £317 £203
90th Percentile £542 £618 £509
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 10
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.50
10th Percentile £12.40 - £9.00
90th Percentile £29.17 - £10.10
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
South Wales +10 9 £463 +8.88%
West Wales -12 3 £475 -9.52%
Mid Wales - 1 £401 -
Puppet
UK

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

1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) Ansible
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Terraform
4 6 (46.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Debian
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) Docker
7 3 (23.08%) Web Operations
8 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
8 2 (15.38%) Microservices
8 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
8 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (15.38%) Big Data
8 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
8 2 (15.38%) Kafka
8 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Middleware
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion

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 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) HBase
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Kafka
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Debian
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Web Operations
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Ansible
2 6 (46.15%) Terraform
3 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy