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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 12 August 2022 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 64 56 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 -15 +41
Contract jobs citing Puppet 13 2 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.66% 0.32% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.02% 3.45% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
10th Percentile £342 £519 £324
25th Percentile £345 £528 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £563 £395
Median % change year-on-year -26.67% +42.41% -34.17%
75th Percentile £538 £603 £403
90th Percentile £553 £616 £424
East of England median daily rate £513 £550 £425
% change year-on-year -6.82% +29.41% -19.05%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 118 58 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.09% 9.34% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 40 44
10th Percentile £231 £296 £145
25th Percentile £313 £325 £343
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £500 £463
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +8.11% +14.20%
75th Percentile £547 £602 £525
90th Percentile £649 £629 £616
East of England median daily rate £485 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -3.00% +17.65% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £15.25 - -
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - - +20.00%
75th Percentile £15.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £22.73 £19.50
% change year-on-year -31.81% +16.56% +11.43%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Puppet in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Puppet in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Puppet in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Puppet in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Puppet in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge -3 8 £525 -6.67% 4
Peterborough - 5 £350 -
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 13 (100.00%) Ansible
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) Azure
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Terraform
4 6 (46.15%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) Agile
5 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) vCenter Server
6 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
6 4 (30.77%) Task Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Fujitsu
6 4 (30.77%) C-shell
6 4 (30.77%) Bash
6 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (30.77%) HAProxy
6 4 (30.77%) Docker
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Nagios
6 4 (30.77%) LDAP
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) SNMP

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Azure
2 5 (38.46%) Azure DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) AWS
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (15.38%) GCP
5 1 (7.69%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Buildbot
3 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
3 1 (7.69%) GitLab
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Robot Framework
3 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) Terragrunt
3 1 (7.69%) TestRail
3 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Automation Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Developer
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Agile
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Task Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) CI/CD
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (15.38%) UX Design
6 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
6 1 (7.69%) Culture Change
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
6 1 (7.69%) Secrets Management
6 1 (7.69%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) Bash
3 4 (30.77%) C-shell
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
1 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Ansible
2 7 (53.85%) Terraform
3 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (30.77%) HAProxy
4 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
4 4 (30.77%) Nagios
4 4 (30.77%) vCenter Server
5 2 (15.38%) Argo
5 2 (15.38%) Grafana
5 2 (15.38%) Prometheus
6 1 (7.69%) FreeIPA
6 1 (7.69%) Icinga
6 1 (7.69%) Istio
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Dell
1 4 (30.77%) Fujitsu
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) SaltStack
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Sun