Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 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 > Bristol
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 83 84
Rank change year-on-year +41 +1 -33
Contract jobs citing Puppet 88 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.67% 1.57% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.65% 21.77% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 20 20
Bristol median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £400 £322 £310
90th Percentile £514 £503 £626
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol 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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 254 124 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.47% 7.23% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 97 156
Bristol median daily rate £425 £372 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.25% -0.13% +6.43%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £274
90th Percentile £568 £530 £516
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.33% -25.00% +60.00%
10th Percentile £15.45 £27.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £32.50 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £17.18
% change year-on-year -41.94% +125.59% -14.90%

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 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 72 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (80.68%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (78.41%) Ansible
4 62 (70.45%) Java
5 56 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 54 (61.36%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (54.55%) DevOps
9 42 (47.73%) Tomcat
10 40 (45.45%) Linux
11 35 (39.77%) Migration
11 35 (39.77%) OO
11 35 (39.77%) MySQL
11 35 (39.77%) NoSQL
12 34 (38.64%) TDD
12 34 (38.64%) Oracle
12 34 (38.64%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (37.50%) WebLogic
13 33 (37.50%) NUnit
13 33 (37.50%) WebSphere
13 33 (37.50%) MSTest
13 33 (37.50%) OpenStack
14 28 (31.82%) Jenkins
15 26 (29.55%) Docker
16 21 (23.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 20 (22.73%) AWS CloudFormation
17 20 (22.73%) Terraform
18 19 (21.59%) Configuration Management
19 16 (18.18%) Python
19 16 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 42 (47.73%) Tomcat
2 33 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 33 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 33 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.14%) Confluence
4 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.14%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 72 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (22.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (14.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.14%) GitHub
6 1 (1.14%) IaaS
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.14%) PaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.27%) VLAN
3 1 (1.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) MySQL
1 35 (39.77%) NoSQL
2 34 (38.64%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (9.09%) MarkLogic
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 33 (37.50%) MSTest
1 33 (37.50%) NUnit
2 28 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 21 (23.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.50%) Maven
6 9 (10.23%) Ant
6 9 (10.23%) Selenium
6 9 (10.23%) Travis CI
6 9 (10.23%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.14%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) PostCSS
7 1 (1.14%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (47.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (44.32%) Developer
3 36 (40.91%) Java Developer
4 12 (13.64%) AWS Developer
5 10 (11.36%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (10.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (3.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) Spring
2 9 (10.23%) JSP
2 9 (10.23%) Spring Boot
2 9 (10.23%) Struts
3 4 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.55%) Node.js
3 4 (4.55%) Web Services
3 4 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (1.14%) .NET
4 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) CSS3
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) HTML5
4 1 (1.14%) J2EE
4 1 (1.14%) LAMP
4 1 (1.14%) React
4 1 (1.14%) RxJS
4 1 (1.14%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Fat Client
1 9 (10.23%) Thin Client
2 8 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 7 (7.95%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (5.68%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.45%) Linux
2 16 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (15.91%) CentOS
4 10 (11.36%) Windows
5 9 (10.23%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.82%) Unix
7 1 (1.14%) Debian
7 1 (1.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (80.68%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (61.36%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (54.55%) DevOps
4 35 (39.77%) Migration
4 35 (39.77%) OO
5 34 (38.64%) TDD
6 19 (21.59%) Configuration Management
7 13 (14.77%) Scrum
8 10 (11.36%) Change Management
9 7 (7.95%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.55%) Microservices
11 4 (4.55%) Open Source
11 4 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.55%) Threat Detection
12 3 (3.41%) Coaching
13 2 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (70.45%) Java
2 16 (18.18%) Python
3 10 (11.36%) Ruby
4 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.55%) Korn
7 3 (3.41%) Perl
8 2 (2.27%) PHP
8 2 (2.27%) SQL
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) ES6
9 1 (1.14%) Groovy
9 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) GCP
2 1 (1.14%) BS25999
2 1 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 26 (29.55%) Docker
2 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 69 (78.41%) Ansible
2 56 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (22.73%) Terraform
4 9 (10.23%) Packer
5 8 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 7 (7.95%) Salt
7 1 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (38.64%) Oracle
2 13 (14.77%) VMware
3 11 (12.50%) Google
3 11 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.23%) Citrix
4 9 (10.23%) MKS
5 1 (1.14%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.14%) Sybase