Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 104 160
Rank change year-on-year +19 +56 -17
Contract jobs citing Puppet 88 63 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.14% 1.46% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.05% 13.32% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 14
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.09% +1.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £377 £361
90th Percentile £538 £560 £538
South East median daily rate £490 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +8.89% +12.43% -11.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +27.69% - -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 462 473 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.24% 10.99% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 227 264
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £253 £204
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £24.53 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.08% -33.86% +76.62%
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £25.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% +26.88% +0.45%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Berkshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Berkshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Berkshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Berkshire 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
Bracknell +27 28 £375 -23.08% 1
Reading +1 18 £425 -2.86% 7
Maidenhead +4 14 £513 +38.51%
Newbury - 11 £300 - 1
Slough +5 4 £388 -27.91% 1
Puppet
South East

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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 63 (71.59%) DevOps
2 60 (68.18%) Jenkins
3 59 (67.05%) Ansible
4 54 (61.36%) Linux
4 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (59.09%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (42.05%) Docker
7 36 (40.91%) Test Automation
8 33 (37.50%) JIRA
8 33 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 32 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (34.09%) Configuration Management
11 28 (31.82%) Python
11 28 (31.82%) Bash Shell
12 27 (30.68%) MSBuild
12 27 (30.68%) Ant
13 26 (29.55%) TeamCity
14 25 (28.41%) Git (software)
14 25 (28.41%) PowerShell
15 24 (27.27%) Salt
16 23 (26.14%) Confluence
16 23 (26.14%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (26.14%) Oracle
16 23 (26.14%) Windows
17 19 (21.59%) C#
17 19 (21.59%) Bitbucket
18 18 (20.45%) Scrum
19 16 (18.18%) Java
19 16 (18.18%) SAP
19 16 (18.18%) Selenium

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 23 (26.14%) Confluence
2 11 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.68%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) Apache
5 2 (2.27%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.14%) Drupal
6 1 (1.14%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.14%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.36%) IaaS
4 7 (7.95%) Slack
4 7 (7.95%) Trello
5 4 (4.55%) GitHub
6 3 (3.41%) PaaS
7 2 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.14%) Heroku
8 1 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.14%) Serverless
8 1 (1.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.50%) DNS
3 7 (7.95%) VPN
4 3 (3.41%) Junos
5 1 (1.14%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) VLAN
5 1 (1.14%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) Redis
2 7 (7.95%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.14%) HBase
6 1 (1.14%) Impala
6 1 (1.14%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 60 (68.18%) Jenkins
2 33 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 33 (37.50%) JIRA
3 27 (30.68%) Ant
3 27 (30.68%) MSBuild
4 26 (29.55%) TeamCity
5 25 (28.41%) Git (software)
6 19 (21.59%) Bitbucket
7 16 (18.18%) Gradle
7 16 (18.18%) Selenium
8 15 (17.05%) Moq
8 15 (17.05%) NSubstitute
8 15 (17.05%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (15.91%) JUnit
9 14 (15.91%) NUnit
9 14 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (13.64%) Subversion
11 11 (12.50%) SonarQube
11 11 (12.50%) Zephyr
12 9 (10.23%) Maven
General
1 3 (3.41%) Finance
1 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.14%) Electronics
2 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
2 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (19.32%) Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Automation Developer
4 14 (15.91%) Administrator
5 12 (13.64%) Agile Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.95%) Consultant
8 6 (6.82%) IT Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Server Administrator
10 4 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) JSON
1 10 (11.36%) LAMP
1 10 (11.36%) REST
2 8 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (7.95%) pytest
3 7 (7.95%) Web Services
4 4 (4.55%) .NET
4 4 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (1.14%) CSS
5 1 (1.14%) Drush
5 1 (1.14%) HTML
5 1 (1.14%) jQuery
5 1 (1.14%) Middleware
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) CMDB
2 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Exalogic
3 6 (6.82%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.27%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (61.36%) Linux
2 23 (26.14%) Windows
3 15 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (13.64%) Unix
4 12 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.23%) Solaris
6 5 (5.68%) CentOS
7 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.41%) SUSE
9 2 (2.27%) Debian
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (71.59%) DevOps
2 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.91%) Test Automation
4 32 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (34.09%) Configuration Management
6 18 (20.45%) Scrum
7 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.50%) Business Transformation
9 9 (10.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (9.09%) Microservices
10 8 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (7.95%) User Stories
12 6 (6.82%) Contingency Planning
12 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.82%) Release Management
12 6 (6.82%) SOA
13 5 (5.68%) Open Source
13 5 (5.68%) Server Patching
14 4 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) Bash Shell
1 28 (31.82%) Python
2 25 (28.41%) PowerShell
3 19 (21.59%) C#
4 16 (18.18%) Java
5 15 (17.05%) Groovy
5 15 (17.05%) PHP
6 12 (13.64%) Ruby
7 11 (12.50%) Perl
8 6 (6.82%) SQL
9 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) Korn
10 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) MCP
3 1 (1.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 37 (42.05%) Docker
2 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.09%) oVirt
4 8 (9.09%) RHEV
5 7 (7.95%) Xen
6 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.27%) vCloud
8 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.27%) vSphere
9 1 (1.14%) Apache Flume
9 1 (1.14%) HDFS
9 1 (1.14%) LXC
9 1 (1.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 59 (67.05%) Ansible
2 52 (59.09%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (27.27%) Salt
4 14 (15.91%) Kubernetes
5 8 (9.09%) Nmap
5 8 (9.09%) OpenVAS
5 8 (9.09%) Terraform
5 8 (9.09%) WSUS
6 3 (3.41%) CFEngine
6 3 (3.41%) Icinga
6 3 (3.41%) Nagios
6 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (3.41%) vRealize
7 2 (2.27%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.27%) SCCM
7 2 (2.27%) SCOM
7 2 (2.27%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.27%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.27%) Unicenter
7 2 (2.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Oracle
2 16 (18.18%) SAP
3 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
3 14 (15.91%) VMware
4 9 (10.23%) Sun
5 8 (9.09%) Citrix
6 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.68%) EMC
8 3 (3.41%) IBM
9 2 (2.27%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.27%) CA
9 2 (2.27%) Dell
9 2 (2.27%) HP
9 2 (2.27%) Infoblox
9 2 (2.27%) Juniper
9 2 (2.27%) Lotus
9 2 (2.27%) NetApp
9 2 (2.27%) Nimsoft
9 2 (2.27%) Splunk
10 1 (1.14%) Rackspace