Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 December 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 94 75
Rank change year-on-year -3 -19 -4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 14 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.71% 0.48% 1.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.94% 5.71% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 23
Bristol median daily rate £400 £563 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +21.62% +2.78%
10th Percentile £288 £280 £363
90th Percentile £501 £625 £600
South West median daily rate £425 £481 £450
% change year-on-year -11.69% +6.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.43

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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 128 140 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.52% 8.37% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 100 85
Bristol median daily rate £345 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% -6.83% -9.38%
10th Percentile £188 £217 £155
90th Percentile £534 £557 £577
South West median daily rate £413 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £40.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +91.76% -29.17%
10th Percentile £17.44 £23.94 £16.20
90th Percentile £19.81 £46.23 £66.50
South West median hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -43.13% +77.78% +1.41%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Bristol

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Bristol

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) Perl
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 6 (42.86%) CentOS
5 6 (42.86%) Docker
6 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Service Management
7 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (28.57%) DHCP
7 4 (28.57%) Alfresco
7 4 (28.57%) Mule
7 4 (28.57%) Groovy
7 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (28.57%) Alfresco
1 4 (28.57%) Mule
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) nginx
4 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
5 1 (7.14%) Gitweb
5 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) FFmpeg
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) OpenCV
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Debian
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.14%) VMS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Groovy
5 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.14%) ES6
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (7.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Docker
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
4 1 (7.14%) Xen
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) Bcfg2
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds