Period
to 23 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 126 91
Rank change year-on-year +17 -35 +30
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.39% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.34% 2.82% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £429 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.13% -20.00% -
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +15.63%
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 214 319 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.44% 13.90% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 136 115
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £394 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% +6.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £200 £136 £246
90th Percentile £509 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £24.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +108.70% -39.47%
10th Percentile £11.37 £16.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.25 £60.00 £11.75
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - -31.03% -18.23%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +27 4 £429 +7.13% 1
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Nagios
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Critical Thinking
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix