Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 61 36 76
Rank change year-on-year -25 +40 -25
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 2 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.33% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.90% 5.88% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
10th Percentile £493 - £451
25th Percentile £509 £463 £491
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £575
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -17.39% +15.00%
75th Percentile £550 £488 £638
90th Percentile £576 - -
East of England median daily rate £600 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% -4.76%

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 101 34 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.45% 9.47% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 27 108
10th Percentile £270 £242 £243
25th Percentile £400 £413 £355
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £650 £408
Median % change year-on-year -26.92% +59.51% -7.39%
75th Percentile £538 £725 £491
90th Percentile £583 £753 £575
East of England median daily rate £500 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +8.70% +8.24% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 5
10th Percentile £14.20 - £16.00
25th Percentile £14.25 - -
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% -25.71% -
75th Percentile £14.75 - £21.00
90th Percentile - - £21.20
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -58.57% +141.38% -17.13%

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
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 28 January 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 - 9 £525 - 5
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Ansible
3 7 (70.00%) AWS
3 7 (70.00%) Bash
4 6 (60.00%) Azure
5 5 (50.00%) GCP
5 5 (50.00%) Terraform
5 5 (50.00%) Perl
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) DHCP
6 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) Docker
7 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell

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 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) AWS
2 6 (60.00%) Azure
3 5 (50.00%) GCP
4 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (20.00%) GitHub
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
6 1 (10.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) SNMP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
1 2 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) CI/CD
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) UX Design
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Server Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workforce Productivity
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Bash
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Go
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Scala
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) C-shell
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (10.00%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Docker
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) RHEV
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Ansible
2 5 (50.00%) Terraform
3 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (10.00%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (10.00%) Nagios
5 1 (10.00%) Rancher
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) SCOM
5 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Sun