The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 28 March 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 7.58% 1.65% -
As % of the Systems Management category 52.63% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £600 £531 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £385
% change year-on-year +2.22% +16.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 19 10 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 14.39% 8.26% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 4
Median daily rate £560 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £433 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Canary Wharf

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Canary Wharf

Puppet
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 11 (91.67%) Python
1 11 (91.67%) Configuration Management
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (75.00%) Ansible
4 8 (66.67%) DevOps
4 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) Low Latency
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (50.00%) Perl
6 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (33.33%) CMDB
7 4 (33.33%) High Availability
7 4 (33.33%) Open Source
7 4 (33.33%) IaaS
7 4 (33.33%) SaltStack
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Solaris
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) NFS
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) Banking
7 4 (33.33%) Migration
7 4 (33.33%) High-Frequency Trading
8 3 (25.00%) SDLC
8 3 (25.00%) Java

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 4 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Perl Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Scripter
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Configuration Management
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Low Latency
4 4 (33.33%) High Availability
4 4 (33.33%) High-Frequency Trading
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Change Control
7 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (16.67%) GPFS
2 2 (16.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Ansible
1 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) SaltStack
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) SevOne
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk