Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 98 99
Rank change year-on-year +36 +1 +65
Contract jobs citing Puppet 110 57 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.85% 1.56% 1.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.11% 16.15% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 74
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £356 £346 £350
90th Percentile £538 £613 £554
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
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 521 353 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.51% 9.63% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 188 293
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £308 £292 £288
90th Percentile £588 £604 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 23
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £12.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +243.75% -52.00% +35.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £13.05
90th Percentile £57.13 £54.51 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -52.11% +82.05%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +8 26 £475 +10.14% 11
Newbury +6 24 £400 +6.67% 1
Bracknell - 24 £475 - 2
Maidenhead -7 5 £488 +62.50% 4
Slough -6 3 £450 -10.00%
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 88 (80.00%) DevOps
2 76 (69.09%) Linux
3 72 (65.45%) Ansible
4 63 (57.27%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (51.82%) Configuration Management
6 49 (44.55%) Python
7 46 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
8 43 (39.09%) Docker
9 42 (38.18%) Jenkins
10 40 (36.36%) Bash Shell
11 37 (33.64%) Red Hat
12 35 (31.82%) Salt
12 35 (31.82%) Terraform
13 32 (29.09%) Kubernetes
14 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (25.45%) Windows
15 28 (25.45%) Node.js
16 26 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 25 (22.73%) Unix
18 24 (21.82%) PowerShell
18 24 (21.82%) Serverless
19 23 (20.91%) AWS CloudFormation
19 23 (20.91%) Deployment Automation
20 22 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
20 22 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
21 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (17.27%) Packer
22 19 (17.27%) Linux Command Line
23 18 (16.36%) JIRA
24 17 (15.45%) Oracle

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 12 (10.91%) Confluence
2 9 (8.18%) Apache
3 6 (5.45%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
5 1 (0.91%) nginx
5 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 46 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (21.82%) Serverless
3 23 (20.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (6.36%) GitHub
7 3 (2.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.82%) CloudBees
8 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.82%) IaaS
8 2 (1.82%) PaaS
8 2 (1.82%) SaaS
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.91%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.91%) Route 53
9 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) HTTP
2 6 (5.45%) DOCSIS
3 5 (4.55%) SNMP
4 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.73%) DNS
5 3 (2.73%) VPN
5 3 (2.73%) WAN
6 1 (0.91%) Broadband
6 1 (0.91%) DVB
6 1 (0.91%) Junos
6 1 (0.91%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) Big Data
2 8 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.45%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.55%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.55%) HBase
5 5 (4.55%) Impala
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.64%) MySQL
6 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.64%) Redis
6 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.64%) SQLPlus
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (38.18%) Jenkins
2 18 (16.36%) JIRA
3 16 (14.55%) Ant
3 16 (14.55%) MSBuild
4 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 14 (12.73%) Gradle
6 13 (11.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (11.82%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.45%) Subversion
8 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.64%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.73%) Selenium
11 2 (1.82%) JUnit
11 2 (1.82%) NSubstitute
11 2 (1.82%) NUnit
11 2 (1.82%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.82%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.91%) Law
2 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (24.55%) AWS Engineer
3 26 (23.64%) AWS DevOps
3 26 (23.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 16 (14.55%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Developer
6 11 (10.00%) Consultant
7 9 (8.18%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Deployment Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (5.45%) Agile Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) DevOps Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Software Consultant
10 4 (3.64%) Automation Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.73%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.45%) Node.js
2 14 (12.73%) Web Services
3 12 (10.91%) REST
4 9 (8.18%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (4.55%) SOAP
6 3 (2.73%) Kafka
6 3 (2.73%) LAMP
6 3 (2.73%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.82%) Memcached
7 2 (1.82%) SAML
7 2 (1.82%) Sensu
8 1 (0.91%) .NET
8 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.91%) JSON
8 1 (0.91%) Middleware
8 1 (0.91%) RESTful
8 1 (0.91%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.91%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.27%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.64%) CMDB
5 3 (2.73%) e-Health
6 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.82%) PKI
6 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
6 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.91%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (69.09%) Linux
2 28 (25.45%) Windows
3 26 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (22.73%) Unix
5 10 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 9 (8.18%) CentOS
7 7 (6.36%) SUSE
8 6 (5.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.73%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.82%) Debian
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.91%) Solaris
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (80.00%) DevOps
2 57 (51.82%) Configuration Management
3 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.91%) Deployment Automation
5 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.09%) ITIL
7 10 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.36%) Migration
10 6 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (5.45%) Open Source
10 6 (5.45%) Release Management
11 5 (4.55%) API Integration
11 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.55%) Visualisation
12 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.64%) Fault Management
12 4 (3.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.55%) Python
2 40 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 24 (21.82%) PowerShell
4 14 (12.73%) SQL
5 11 (10.00%) Java
5 11 (10.00%) Perl
6 10 (9.09%) PHP
7 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.45%) Ruby
9 5 (4.55%) Groovy
10 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.82%) AWK
11 2 (1.82%) C
11 2 (1.82%) C#
11 2 (1.82%) Go
12 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.91%) LPIC
4 1 (0.91%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.91%) MCP
4 1 (0.91%) OCA
4 1 (0.91%) OCP
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.91%) RHCA
4 1 (0.91%) RHCE
4 1 (0.91%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.82%) GCP
1 2 (1.82%) QA
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (39.09%) Docker
2 7 (6.36%) Apache Flume
3 5 (4.55%) HDFS
3 5 (4.55%) oVirt
3 5 (4.55%) RHEV
4 4 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.82%) Corosync
5 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.91%) KVM
6 1 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.91%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 72 (65.45%) Ansible
2 63 (57.27%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (31.82%) Salt
3 35 (31.82%) Terraform
4 32 (29.09%) Kubernetes
5 19 (17.27%) Packer
6 12 (10.91%) Automic
7 6 (5.45%) Kibana
8 5 (4.55%) SCCM
8 5 (4.55%) WSUS
9 3 (2.73%) Capistrano
9 3 (2.73%) Nagios
10 2 (1.82%) Grafana
10 2 (1.82%) Graphite
10 2 (1.82%) Mesos
10 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.82%) StatsD
10 2 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (33.64%) Red Hat
2 17 (15.45%) Oracle
3 12 (10.91%) SAP
4 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.36%) Symantec
6 6 (5.45%) Atlassian
6 6 (5.45%) VMware
7 5 (4.55%) Cisco
7 5 (4.55%) NetApp
8 3 (2.73%) CA
8 3 (2.73%) HP
8 3 (2.73%) New Relic
8 3 (2.73%) Splunk
9 2 (1.82%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.82%) Google
10 1 (0.91%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.91%) Juniper
10 1 (0.91%) MapR
10 1 (0.91%) Mirantis