Period
to 18 June 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 18 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 75 78
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 -23
Contract jobs citing Puppet 37 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.19% 1.66% 1.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.76% 21.43% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 23
Bristol median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £381 £354 £286
90th Percentile £525 £503 £624
South West median daily rate £493 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +5.91% +9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 170 126 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.05% 7.74% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 157
Bristol median daily rate £438 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £272
90th Percentile £575 £532 £484
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% - -
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year -56.47% +180.02% -24.81%

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 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Bristol

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

1 33 (89.19%) DevOps
2 31 (83.78%) Ansible
3 29 (78.38%) Linux
4 26 (70.27%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (54.05%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (51.35%) Python
8 18 (48.65%) Jenkins
9 17 (45.95%) Terraform
10 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
11 12 (32.43%) Ruby
11 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (29.73%) Docker
12 11 (29.73%) Java
12 11 (29.73%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (27.03%) Windows
13 10 (27.03%) Scrum
13 10 (27.03%) VMware
14 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
14 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (24.32%) Google
14 9 (24.32%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (21.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes
15 8 (21.62%) Change Management
16 7 (18.92%) MKS
16 7 (18.92%) JBoss
16 7 (18.92%) Ant

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 7 (18.92%) JBoss
1 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (70.27%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (29.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (24.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.70%) Bluemix
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
1 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (18.92%) Ant
3 7 (18.92%) Selenium
3 7 (18.92%) Travis CI
3 7 (18.92%) Vagrant
4 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (16.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Python Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) JSP
1 7 (18.92%) Struts
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Fat Client
1 7 (18.92%) Thin Client
2 5 (13.51%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) Unix
6 5 (13.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) DevOps
2 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
3 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 8 (21.62%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) Open Source
7 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (5.41%) Microservices
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Kanban
9 1 (2.70%) OO
9 1 (2.70%) Release Management
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.70%) TDD
9 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Python
2 12 (32.43%) Ruby
3 11 (29.73%) Java
4 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.81%) Korn
7 2 (5.41%) Perl
7 2 (5.41%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) Groovy
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Docker
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 31 (83.78%) Ansible
2 20 (54.05%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (45.95%) Terraform
4 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes
5 7 (18.92%) Packer
5 7 (18.92%) Salt
6 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) VMware
2 9 (24.32%) Google
3 7 (18.92%) Citrix
3 7 (18.92%) MKS
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Sybase