Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 136 90
Rank change year-on-year +13 -46 -14
Contract jobs citing Puppet 49 153 268
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.26% 1.80% 2.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.72% 9.97% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 119 208
Median daily rate £559 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £387 £456 £425
90th Percentile £675 £728 £713
London median daily rate £540 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -6.09% +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
London median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00

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 635 1,534 1,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.28% 18.06% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 1,189 1,004
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £355 £326
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 27
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.38% +5.00% -14.34%
10th Percentile £12.42 £16.30 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.82 £37.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Central London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Daily rate trend for Puppet in Central London

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Puppet in Central London over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in Central London

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

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 24 May 2020. 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 +29 39 £550 - 13
West End of London +21 2 £575 -18.58%
Puppet
London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 39 (79.59%) DevOps
2 30 (61.22%) Ansible
3 29 (59.18%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (57.14%) AWS
5 26 (53.06%) Linux
6 25 (51.02%) Docker
7 22 (44.90%) Jenkins
7 22 (44.90%) Kubernetes
7 22 (44.90%) Python
7 22 (44.90%) Terraform
8 17 (34.69%) Java
9 16 (32.65%) Configuration Management
10 14 (28.57%) Azure
11 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
11 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (22.45%) Unix
13 10 (20.41%) Ruby
13 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
14 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
14 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure as Code
15 8 (16.33%) Serverless
15 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
15 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
15 8 (16.33%) Splunk
16 7 (14.29%) Big Data
16 7 (14.29%) GCP
16 7 (14.29%) Finance
16 7 (14.29%) SQL
17 6 (12.24%) Shell Script

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 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.12%) Confluence
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.08%) DataSynapse
3 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.04%) SugarCRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (57.14%) AWS
2 14 (28.57%) Azure
3 8 (16.33%) Serverless
4 7 (14.29%) GCP
5 6 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (12.24%) Amazon S3
5 6 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (12.24%) IaaS
6 5 (10.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (10.20%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (10.20%) GitHub
7 4 (8.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (8.16%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (6.12%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (6.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (6.12%) PaaS
9 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (4.08%) npm
9 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (2.04%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
1 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) VLAN
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) Big Data
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.16%) MySQL
6 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.04%) OLAP
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.04%) QlikView
8 1 (2.04%) Redis
8 1 (2.04%) Spotfire
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
4 4 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (8.16%) Maven
5 3 (6.12%) Ant
5 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket Server
5 3 (6.12%) JIRA
6 2 (4.08%) CircleCI
6 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.08%) MSBuild
6 2 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 2 (4.08%) Subversion
6 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
6 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.04%) GitLab
7 1 (2.04%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.04%) WiX
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Front Office
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Splunk Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) AWS Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (4.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Junior DevOps
7 2 (4.08%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) Kafka
2 4 (8.16%) Regular Expression
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) RESTful
4 2 (4.08%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) Java EE
5 1 (2.04%) Java SE
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (2.04%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.04%) SAML
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.08%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Unix
3 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) CentOS
4 3 (6.12%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) DevOps
2 16 (32.65%) Configuration Management
3 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (12.24%) Microservices
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) High Availability
7 5 (10.20%) Task Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.16%) Log Aggregation
8 4 (8.16%) Observability
9 3 (6.12%) Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (6.12%) Open Source
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.12%) TDD
9 3 (6.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Python
2 17 (34.69%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
4 10 (20.41%) Ruby
5 7 (14.29%) SQL
6 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.20%) Perl
7 5 (10.20%) PHP
8 4 (8.16%) Go
9 3 (6.12%) C#
10 2 (4.08%) AWK
10 2 (4.08%) C
10 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.08%) sed
11 1 (2.04%) Haskell
11 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.08%) HDFS
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.08%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.04%) zsh
Systems Management
1 30 (61.22%) Ansible
2 29 (59.18%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (44.90%) Kubernetes
3 22 (44.90%) Terraform
4 6 (12.24%) Nagios
5 5 (10.20%) Salt
6 4 (8.16%) CFEngine
6 4 (8.16%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (8.16%) SCCM
7 2 (4.08%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (4.08%) Graphite
7 2 (4.08%) Prometheus
8 1 (2.04%) Consul
8 1 (2.04%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (2.04%) Grafana
8 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Pacemaker
8 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (16.33%) Splunk
2 4 (8.16%) Google
2 4 (8.16%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (8.16%) SaltStack
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.08%) F5
4 2 (4.08%) New Relic
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Veritas