Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 26 June 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
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 92 88
Rank change year-on-year -44 -4 -28
Contract jobs citing Puppet 149 263 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.76% 2.88% 2.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.18% 20.06% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 208 169
Central London median daily rate £558 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £463 £434 £368
90th Percentile £722 £713 £638
London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% -12.50% -20.00%

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 Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,464 1,311 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.32% 14.37% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,170 1,028 670
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 8
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.34% +13.89%
10th Percentile £16.71 £12.66 £15.40
90th Percentile £46.23 £37.50 £75.83
London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £24.93
% change year-on-year +2.00% +0.28% +13.32%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Central London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Central London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Central London

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Puppet in Central London

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 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
City of London -39 95 £550 +4.76% 20
City of Westminster -21 21 £550 -15.38%
West End of London -4 7 £706 +16.49%
Southwark -44 2 - -
Puppet
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Central London region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 119 (79.87%) DevOps
2 106 (71.14%) Ansible
3 87 (58.39%) Docker
4 85 (57.05%) Linux
5 80 (53.69%) Jenkins
6 71 (47.65%) Amazon AWS
7 70 (46.98%) Kubernetes
8 59 (39.60%) Terraform
9 58 (38.93%) Python
10 57 (38.26%) Opscode Chef
11 54 (36.24%) Configuration Management
12 45 (30.20%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (28.19%) Microservices
14 41 (27.52%) Java
15 38 (25.50%) Microsoft Azure
16 37 (24.83%) Open Source
17 36 (24.16%) Bash Shell
18 33 (22.15%) Git (software)
19 28 (18.79%) Test Automation
20 26 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (17.45%) TCP/IP
20 26 (17.45%) Infrastructure as Code
21 23 (15.44%) HTTP
21 23 (15.44%) Finance
22 22 (14.77%) Windows
22 22 (14.77%) Ruby
22 22 (14.77%) NoSQL
22 22 (14.77%) Virtual Machines
23 21 (14.09%) DNS
23 21 (14.09%) SSL

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 16 (10.74%) nginx
2 13 (8.72%) Apache
3 11 (7.38%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.37%) IIS
5 6 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.68%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.68%) Jetty
7 4 (2.68%) Mongrel
8 3 (2.01%) JBoss
8 3 (2.01%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.34%) Confluence
10 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 71 (47.65%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (25.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (10.07%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (10.07%) Amazon S3
3 15 (10.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (10.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (8.05%) GitHub
5 8 (5.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (5.37%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (5.37%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (5.37%) Serverless
5 8 (5.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (4.03%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (4.03%) PaaS
8 5 (3.36%) IaaS
9 4 (2.68%) Datadog
9 4 (2.68%) Google App Engine
9 4 (2.68%) OpenShift
9 4 (2.68%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.45%) TCP/IP
2 23 (15.44%) HTTP
3 21 (14.09%) DNS
3 21 (14.09%) SSL
4 19 (12.75%) DHCP
5 18 (12.08%) FTP
5 18 (12.08%) IPsec
6 15 (10.07%) Firewall
7 7 (4.70%) WAN
8 6 (4.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (4.03%) Network Security
8 6 (4.03%) SAN
9 3 (2.01%) NAS
9 3 (2.01%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (1.34%) BGP
10 2 (1.34%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.34%) LAN
10 2 (1.34%) OSPF
10 2 (1.34%) VSAN
11 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.77%) NoSQL
2 20 (13.42%) MongoDB
3 18 (12.08%) Relational Database
4 17 (11.41%) MySQL
5 15 (10.07%) RDBMS
6 10 (6.71%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (6.04%) Redis
8 6 (4.03%) Big Data
9 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.01%) InfluxDB
11 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.34%) DB2
12 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.67%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.67%) KDB
13 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (53.69%) Jenkins
2 33 (22.15%) Git (software)
3 20 (13.42%) Travis CI
4 13 (8.72%) JIRA
5 11 (7.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (7.38%) TeamCity
6 10 (6.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (4.70%) Artifactory
7 7 (4.70%) Maven
8 6 (4.03%) GitLab
8 6 (4.03%) GoCD
9 5 (3.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.68%) Ant
10 4 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.68%) Selenium
11 3 (2.01%) JMeter
11 3 (2.01%) JUnit
11 3 (2.01%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.34%) Gradle
General
1 23 (15.44%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Law
3 6 (4.03%) Banking
4 4 (2.68%) Front Office
5 2 (1.34%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (59.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (12.75%) AWS DevOps
2 19 (12.75%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (11.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.07%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 14 (9.40%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (8.72%) Architect
6 13 (8.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (8.05%) Azure DevOps
7 12 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Java Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (4.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.03%) Administrator
11 6 (4.03%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (4.03%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (3.36%) Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.72%) Node.js
2 12 (8.05%) Web Services
3 9 (6.04%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (5.37%) Kafka
5 7 (4.70%) REST
6 6 (4.03%) LDAP
6 6 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.36%) gRPC
7 5 (3.36%) Servlets
7 5 (3.36%) Swagger
8 4 (2.68%) HTML
8 4 (2.68%) J2EE
9 3 (2.01%) .NET
9 3 (2.01%) Express
9 3 (2.01%) GraphQL
9 3 (2.01%) JSON
9 3 (2.01%) Memcached
9 3 (2.01%) React Native
9 3 (2.01%) Spring
10 2 (1.34%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.03%) Social Media
3 5 (3.36%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.68%) Clustering
4 4 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.01%) BYOD
5 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.01%) Wiki
6 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.34%) Blog
6 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.34%) Replication
6 2 (1.34%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.34%) User Experience
6 2 (1.34%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 85 (57.05%) Linux
2 22 (14.77%) Windows
3 19 (12.75%) Unix
4 15 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.37%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.70%) CentOS
7 5 (3.36%) Solaris
7 5 (3.36%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.01%) Android
8 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.01%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.34%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.34%) Debian
9 2 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.67%) Fedora
10 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (79.87%) DevOps
2 54 (36.24%) Configuration Management
3 45 (30.20%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (28.19%) Microservices
5 37 (24.83%) Open Source
6 28 (18.79%) Test Automation
7 26 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (17.45%) Infrastructure as Code
8 20 (13.42%) Migration
9 16 (10.74%) OO
9 16 (10.74%) OOP
10 15 (10.07%) Target Operating Model
10 15 (10.07%) Thought Leadership
11 11 (7.38%) Machine Learning
12 10 (6.71%) Data Science
12 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (6.71%) OWASP
13 8 (5.37%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.70%) Fintech
15 6 (4.03%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.93%) Python
2 41 (27.52%) Java
3 36 (24.16%) Bash Shell
4 22 (14.77%) Ruby
5 15 (10.07%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.40%) Perl
7 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.72%) SQL
8 12 (8.05%) Go
9 9 (6.04%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.37%) Groovy
11 6 (4.03%) C#
12 4 (2.68%) PHP
12 4 (2.68%) Scala
13 3 (2.01%) C
13 3 (2.01%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.34%) ES6
14 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.67%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.37%) Degree
4 4 (2.68%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.34%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.34%) RHCE
7 1 (0.67%) CCIE
7 1 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.67%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) MiFID
1 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 87 (58.39%) Docker
2 22 (14.77%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.68%) Xen
6 3 (2.01%) etcd
6 3 (2.01%) Shibboleth
7 2 (1.34%) Ceph
7 2 (1.34%) flannel
7 2 (1.34%) GlusterFS
7 2 (1.34%) KVM
7 2 (1.34%) SkyDNS
7 2 (1.34%) Varnish
7 2 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 106 (71.14%) Ansible
2 70 (46.98%) Kubernetes
3 59 (39.60%) Terraform
4 57 (38.26%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (8.05%) Consul
6 10 (6.71%) Grafana
7 9 (6.04%) Graphite
7 9 (6.04%) Packer
8 6 (4.03%) Mesos
9 5 (3.36%) HAProxy
9 5 (3.36%) Kibana
9 5 (3.36%) Salt
10 4 (2.68%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (2.68%) logstash
10 4 (2.68%) Prometheus
11 3 (2.01%) Rundeck
11 3 (2.01%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.34%) HP SIM
12 2 (1.34%) rkt
12 2 (1.34%) systemd
Vendors
1 15 (10.07%) Microsoft
1 15 (10.07%) VMware
2 13 (8.72%) Red Hat
3 12 (8.05%) Google
4 8 (5.37%) SaltStack
5 6 (4.03%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.03%) HP
6 5 (3.36%) Citrix
6 5 (3.36%) New Relic
6 5 (3.36%) Oracle
6 5 (3.36%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.36%) Splunk
7 4 (2.68%) Cisco
7 4 (2.68%) Dell
7 4 (2.68%) F5
8 3 (2.01%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.01%) IBM
8 3 (2.01%) Perforce
8 3 (2.01%) Sun
8 3 (2.01%) webMethods