Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 21 October 2018 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 64 64
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 34 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.17% 2.07% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.97% 25.49% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 10
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £413 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.80% +55.15%
10th Percentile £425 £341 £436
90th Percentile £656 £675 £588
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 310 102 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 19.75% 8.12% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 68 91
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £295
90th Percentile £623 £600 £600
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.31% - -
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +24.90% +18.75% +33.33%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Wiltshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Wiltshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Wiltshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Swindon -10 19 £550 +32.53% 4
Salisbury - 9 £538 - 1
Corsham - 1 - -
Puppet
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 29 (85.29%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) DevOps
3 22 (64.71%) Red Hat
4 19 (55.88%) Ansible
5 17 (50.00%) Docker
6 16 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (44.12%) Kubernetes
7 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
8 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (38.24%) Configuration Management
9 13 (38.24%) Python
10 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
11 9 (26.47%) RHCE
11 9 (26.47%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (26.47%) Terraform
11 9 (26.47%) IT Strategy
11 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (26.47%) Critical Thinking
12 8 (23.53%) CoreOS
12 8 (23.53%) Debian
12 8 (23.53%) Windows
13 7 (20.59%) Degree
13 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
13 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
14 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
15 5 (14.71%) Finance
15 5 (14.71%) Java
16 4 (11.76%) C#

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.88%) Route 53
4 2 (5.88%) Serverless
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.94%) SSH
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.94%) DataStax
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.88%) GitLab
4 1 (2.94%) Gradle
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Cassandra DBA
5 1 (2.94%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (23.53%) CoreOS
3 8 (23.53%) Debian
3 8 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) DevOps
2 13 (38.24%) Configuration Management
3 9 (26.47%) Critical Thinking
3 9 (26.47%) IT Strategy
3 9 (26.47%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) Microservices
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.94%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Go
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) RHCE
3 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Ansible
2 16 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (44.12%) Kubernetes
4 9 (26.47%) Terraform
5 1 (2.94%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (2.94%) SCCM
5 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) NetIQ
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) VMware