Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 87 93
Rank change year-on-year +45 +6 -20
Contract jobs citing Puppet 95 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.56% 1.27% 0.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 19.20% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 18 14
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -28.89% +21.62%
10th Percentile £400 £307 £348
90th Percentile £514 £500 £632
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% -
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 285 125 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.69% 6.60% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 90 131
Bristol median daily rate £425 £371 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.56% +3.06% +2.86%
10th Percentile £248 £219 £250
90th Percentile £523 £539 £556
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £46.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £17.35 - £38.00
90th Percentile £47.00 - £47.00
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +24.90% +18.75% +33.33%

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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 75 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (75.79%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (75.79%) Ansible
3 70 (73.68%) Java
4 67 (70.53%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (62.11%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (61.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 51 (53.68%) Tomcat
8 47 (49.47%) MySQL
8 47 (49.47%) Oracle
9 46 (48.42%) Migration
10 45 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
11 43 (45.26%) OO
11 43 (45.26%) NoSQL
11 43 (45.26%) DevOps
12 42 (44.21%) OpenStack
12 42 (44.21%) MSTest
12 42 (44.21%) WebSphere
12 42 (44.21%) TDD
12 42 (44.21%) NUnit
12 42 (44.21%) WebLogic
13 38 (40.00%) Linux
14 31 (32.63%) Jenkins
15 28 (29.47%) Docker
16 20 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (20.00%) Configuration Management
17 19 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
18 17 (17.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
19 16 (16.84%) Scrum

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 51 (53.68%) Tomcat
2 42 (44.21%) OpenStack
2 42 (44.21%) WebLogic
2 42 (44.21%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.47%) JBoss
4 3 (3.16%) Apache
5 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 75 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (61.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.11%) IaaS
7 2 (2.11%) PaaS
8 1 (1.05%) GitHub
8 1 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.11%) VLAN
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) SMS
4 1 (1.05%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (49.47%) MySQL
2 45 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (45.26%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.42%) MarkLogic
5 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.05%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (44.21%) MSTest
1 42 (44.21%) NUnit
2 31 (32.63%) Jenkins
3 20 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.58%) Maven
6 9 (9.47%) Ant
6 9 (9.47%) Selenium
6 9 (9.47%) Travis CI
6 9 (9.47%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.11%) Hudson
7 2 (2.11%) Subversion
8 1 (1.05%) GoCD
8 1 (1.05%) PostCSS
General
1 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (49.47%) Developer
2 46 (48.42%) Java Developer
3 37 (38.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) AWS Developer
4 12 (12.63%) AWS DevOps
5 11 (11.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.21%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (3.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) AWS Architect
9 2 (2.11%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Lead DevOps
9 2 (2.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) Spring
2 9 (9.47%) JSP
2 9 (9.47%) Spring Boot
2 9 (9.47%) Struts
3 6 (6.32%) XML
4 4 (4.21%) LAMP
5 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.16%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.16%) LDAP
5 3 (3.16%) Node.js
5 3 (3.16%) React
6 2 (2.11%) .NET
6 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.11%) JSON
6 2 (2.11%) RESTful
6 2 (2.11%) Web Services
7 1 (1.05%) CSS
7 1 (1.05%) HTML
7 1 (1.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Fat Client
1 9 (9.47%) Thin Client
2 7 (7.37%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.26%) User Experience
3 5 (5.26%) Wiki
4 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) Linux
2 17 (17.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (16.84%) Windows
4 14 (14.74%) CentOS
5 10 (10.53%) Unix
5 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.21%) Debian
8 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (75.79%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (62.11%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (48.42%) Migration
4 43 (45.26%) DevOps
4 43 (45.26%) OO
5 42 (44.21%) TDD
6 19 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 16 (16.84%) Scrum
8 9 (9.47%) Change Management
9 6 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (6.32%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (5.26%) Build Automation
10 5 (5.26%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.26%) Data Extraction
10 5 (5.26%) ETL
10 5 (5.26%) Microservices
10 5 (5.26%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (73.68%) Java
2 12 (12.63%) Bash Shell
2 12 (12.63%) Python
3 11 (11.58%) PowerShell
4 10 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.32%) Korn
5 6 (6.32%) SQL
6 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.21%) Perl
6 4 (4.21%) PHP
7 2 (2.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.05%) ES6
8 1 (1.05%) Go
8 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) BS25999
1 1 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 28 (29.47%) Docker
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.47%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.16%) NFS
5 3 (3.16%) Samba
6 1 (1.05%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 72 (75.79%) Ansible
2 67 (70.53%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (14.74%) Terraform
4 10 (10.53%) Packer
5 8 (8.42%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.16%) Salt
7 1 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 47 (49.47%) Oracle
2 12 (12.63%) VMware
3 11 (11.58%) Google
4 9 (9.47%) Citrix
4 9 (9.47%) MKS
4 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft