Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 70 22
Rank change year-on-year -22 -48 +66
Contract jobs citing Puppet 4 12 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.29% 1.07% 7.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.60% 15.58% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 91
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £464 £333 £325
90th Percentile £521 £590 £508
East of England median daily rate £513 £500 £413
% change year-on-year +2.50% +21.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 87 77 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.21% 6.87% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 118
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +6.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £184 £248 £304
90th Percentile £525 £600 £508
East of England median daily rate £450 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +12.15% +0.31% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -72.50% +321.05%
East of England median hourly rate £14.84 £16.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -10.06% -51.11% +117.74%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor 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 19 November 2017. 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
Cambridge -9 3 £475 +18.75% 6
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (25.00%) Terraform
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat