Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 130 91
Rank change year-on-year +23 -39 +42
Contract jobs citing Puppet 9 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.50% 0.31% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.66% 2.36% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £473 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.25% -8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £356 £375 £413
90th Percentile £575 £731 £500
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +27.69% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 246 296 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.61% 13.14% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 100
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £381 £380 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.33% -9.25% +11.67%
10th Percentile £200 £145 £191
90th Percentile £506 £525 £527
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.40% - -
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £27.38
% change year-on-year +18.97% -47.03% +32.94%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Buckinghamshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Buckinghamshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Buckinghamshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Milton Keynes +14 8 £473 +20.13% 1
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) CentOS
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 4 (44.44%) Docker
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Native
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Nagios
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Critical Thinking
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) logstash
5 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) Kibana
3 1 (11.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Percona