Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 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 East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 102 82
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20 +87
Contract jobs citing Puppet 92 58 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.28% 1.50% 2.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.14% 15.10% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 91
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £315 £350 £331
90th Percentile £553 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £61.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £61.25 - -

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 570 384 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.13% 9.93% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 203 321
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £299 £300 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £435 £423 £398
% change year-on-year +2.96% +6.29% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 18
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £27.00 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% -51.40% +236.67%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year -13.51% -37.29% +52.22%

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 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Berkshire

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 20 April 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
Reading +16 27 £488 +13.04% 11
Bracknell +13 22 £500 +1.27% 4
Newbury 0 22 £388 -3.13%
Slough 0 3 £450 -10.00%
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 67 (72.83%) DevOps
2 62 (67.39%) Ansible
2 62 (67.39%) Linux
3 58 (63.04%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (53.26%) Configuration Management
5 42 (45.65%) Jenkins
6 39 (42.39%) Python
7 32 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (32.61%) Bash Shell
8 30 (32.61%) Red Hat
9 29 (31.52%) Docker
9 29 (31.52%) Salt
10 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (29.35%) PowerShell
12 21 (22.83%) JIRA
12 21 (22.83%) Windows
13 20 (21.74%) Oracle
13 20 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (20.65%) MSBuild
14 19 (20.65%) Ant
14 19 (20.65%) Unix
14 19 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (19.57%) Node.js
16 17 (18.48%) TeamCity
16 17 (18.48%) Gradle
16 17 (18.48%) SQL
16 17 (18.48%) Kubernetes
17 16 (17.39%) Terraform
17 16 (17.39%) Web Services
17 16 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 14 (15.22%) Confluence
2 9 (9.78%) Apache
3 7 (7.61%) Apache Spark
4 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.26%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.17%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.17%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.09%) nginx
7 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (14.13%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (13.04%) Serverless
5 6 (6.52%) GitHub
6 3 (3.26%) IaaS
6 3 (3.26%) PaaS
7 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.09%) Heroku
8 1 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.09%) Route 53
8 1 (1.09%) SoftLayer
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) HTTP
2 6 (6.52%) DNS
3 5 (5.43%) DOCSIS
4 4 (4.35%) SNMP
4 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.35%) WAN
5 2 (2.17%) FTP
5 2 (2.17%) SSH
6 1 (1.09%) Broadband
6 1 (1.09%) Firewall
6 1 (1.09%) VLAN
6 1 (1.09%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) Big Data
2 6 (6.52%) Apache Hive
2 6 (6.52%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.52%) HBase
2 6 (6.52%) Impala
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.43%) MySQL
4 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.35%) SQLPlus
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.17%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.09%) DTS
7 1 (1.09%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (45.65%) Jenkins
2 21 (22.83%) JIRA
3 19 (20.65%) Ant
3 19 (20.65%) MSBuild
4 17 (18.48%) Gradle
4 17 (18.48%) TeamCity
5 16 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.43%) Subversion
8 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.35%) Vagrant
9 3 (3.26%) JUnit
9 3 (3.26%) Moq
9 3 (3.26%) NSubstitute
9 3 (3.26%) NUnit
9 3 (3.26%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (3.26%) Selenium
10 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.17%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (20.65%) AWS Engineer
3 18 (19.57%) AWS DevOps
3 18 (19.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 14 (15.22%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) Developer
6 11 (11.96%) Consultant
7 8 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (7.61%) Agile Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Automation Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (6.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) DevOps Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Software Consultant
11 4 (4.35%) Administrator
11 4 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.57%) Node.js
2 16 (17.39%) Web Services
3 10 (10.87%) REST
4 5 (5.43%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (4.35%) SOAP
6 3 (3.26%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.17%) .NET
7 2 (2.17%) JSON
7 2 (2.17%) Memcached
8 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.09%) Kafka
8 1 (1.09%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (15.22%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.35%) CMDB
3 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) e-Health
5 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 62 (67.39%) Linux
2 21 (22.83%) Windows
3 20 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (20.65%) Unix
5 11 (11.96%) SUSE
6 8 (8.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 8 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 7 (7.61%) CentOS
8 3 (3.26%) Debian
8 3 (3.26%) Solaris
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.09%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (72.83%) DevOps
2 49 (53.26%) Configuration Management
3 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.87%) ITIL
7 7 (7.61%) API Integration
8 6 (6.52%) Release Management
9 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.43%) Migration
9 5 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.43%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (4.35%) Fault Management
10 4 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.35%) Open Source
11 3 (3.26%) ETL
11 3 (3.26%) OOP
11 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.39%) Python
2 30 (32.61%) Bash Shell
3 27 (29.35%) PowerShell
4 17 (18.48%) SQL
5 10 (10.87%) Perl
5 10 (10.87%) PHP
6 9 (9.78%) Java
6 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.52%) Ruby
8 3 (3.26%) C#
9 2 (2.17%) C
9 2 (2.17%) Groovy
10 1 (1.09%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) AWS Certification
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (1.09%) LPIC
3 1 (1.09%) MCP
3 1 (1.09%) OCA
3 1 (1.09%) OCP
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.09%) RHCA
3 1 (1.09%) RHCE
3 1 (1.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (31.52%) Docker
2 6 (6.52%) Apache Flume
2 6 (6.52%) HDFS
3 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.17%) Corosync
5 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.17%) vCloud
5 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.09%) LXC
6 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.09%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (67.39%) Ansible
2 58 (63.04%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (31.52%) Salt
4 17 (18.48%) Kubernetes
5 16 (17.39%) Terraform
6 15 (16.30%) Automic
7 11 (11.96%) Packer
8 7 (7.61%) SCCM
9 5 (5.43%) WSUS
10 4 (4.35%) vRealize
11 3 (3.26%) Capistrano
11 3 (3.26%) CFEngine
11 3 (3.26%) vCenter Server
12 2 (2.17%) Ambari
12 2 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (2.17%) Kibana
12 2 (2.17%) Oozie
12 2 (2.17%) Pacemaker
12 2 (2.17%) SCOM
12 2 (2.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Red Hat
2 20 (21.74%) Oracle
3 15 (16.30%) SAP
4 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.78%) VMware
6 7 (7.61%) NetApp
6 7 (7.61%) Symantec
7 5 (5.43%) Atlassian
7 5 (5.43%) CA
7 5 (5.43%) HP
8 3 (3.26%) Cisco
8 3 (3.26%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.17%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.17%) Dell
9 2 (2.17%) EMC
9 2 (2.17%) IBM
9 2 (2.17%) Infoblox
9 2 (2.17%) Nimsoft
9 2 (2.17%) Splunk
9 2 (2.17%) Sun