Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 114 109
Rank change year-on-year -29 -5 -53
Contract jobs citing Puppet 109 216 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.50% 2.31% 2.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.46% 13.53% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 178 180
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £475 £438 £425
90th Percentile £738 £713 £675
London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% - -
London median hourly rate £70.00 £35.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +100.00% +13.82% -13.68%

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 1,152 1,596 1,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.85% 17.10% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 1,264 809
Central London median daily rate £538 £536 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.23% +7.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £318
90th Percentile £675 £675 £656
London median daily rate £550 £538 £513
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 10
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% -1.58% -30.91%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.80 £15.45
90th Percentile £41.10 £25.50 £33.75
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +10.53% -26.21% +35.53%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -9 92 £575 +9.52% 43
City of Westminster -1 3 £625 +12.36%
West End of London +22 2 £688 +12.24%
Puppet
London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 85 (77.98%) DevOps
2 80 (73.39%) Ansible
3 56 (51.38%) Terraform
4 55 (50.46%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (50.46%) AWS
5 53 (48.62%) Linux
6 49 (44.95%) Python
6 49 (44.95%) Jenkins
7 47 (43.12%) Docker
8 39 (35.78%) Kubernetes
9 35 (32.11%) Java
9 35 (32.11%) Azure
10 29 (26.61%) Microservices
11 28 (25.69%) Configuration Management
12 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (22.94%) Security Cleared
12 25 (22.94%) Infrastructure as Code
13 23 (21.10%) Ruby
13 23 (21.10%) Git (software)
13 23 (21.10%) Finance
14 21 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
16 19 (17.43%) Ubuntu
16 19 (17.43%) Bash Shell
16 19 (17.43%) Windows
17 16 (14.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 15 (13.76%) Migration
19 14 (12.84%) MongoDB
20 13 (11.93%) OpenStack
21 12 (11.01%) Node.js

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 13 (11.93%) OpenStack
2 10 (9.17%) JBoss
3 9 (8.26%) Jetty
3 9 (8.26%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.42%) Confluence
5 5 (4.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.75%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.75%) IIS
7 2 (1.83%) Ethereum
7 2 (1.83%) Hyperledger
7 2 (1.83%) nginx
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.92%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (1.83%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 55 (50.46%) AWS
2 35 (32.11%) Azure
3 11 (10.09%) GCP
4 9 (8.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (8.26%) GitHub
4 9 (8.26%) Serverless
5 8 (7.34%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (7.34%) OpenShift
6 7 (6.42%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.67%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.67%) PaaS
8 3 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.75%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (2.75%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (2.75%) IaaS
9 2 (1.83%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (1.83%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.83%) Route 53
9 2 (1.83%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) VPN
2 4 (3.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.75%) Firewall
3 3 (2.75%) Junos
3 3 (2.75%) NX-OS
3 3 (2.75%) SAN
4 2 (1.83%) HTTP
4 2 (1.83%) NAS
4 2 (1.83%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 2 (1.83%) SSH
4 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.92%) DHCP
5 1 (0.92%) DNS
5 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.92%) FTP
5 1 (0.92%) LAN
5 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.92%) RIP
5 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) MongoDB
2 10 (9.17%) Hadoop
2 10 (9.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.50%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.59%) MySQL
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.75%) Big Data
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.83%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.83%) DB2
7 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.83%) OLAP
7 2 (1.83%) Power BI
7 2 (1.83%) QlikView
7 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.83%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (44.95%) Jenkins
2 23 (21.10%) Git (software)
3 16 (14.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (8.26%) Travis CI
5 8 (7.34%) JIRA
5 8 (7.34%) Subversion
6 7 (6.42%) CircleCI
7 6 (5.50%) GitLab
7 6 (5.50%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (4.59%) Maven
8 5 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (4.59%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.67%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.67%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.75%) Ant
10 3 (2.75%) Gradle
11 2 (1.83%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.83%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Law
3 8 (7.34%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.59%) Banking
4 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Front Office
5 3 (2.75%) Publishing
6 2 (1.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (52.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) AWS DevOps
3 13 (11.93%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Developer
6 10 (9.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (8.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Azure DevOps
9 7 (6.42%) Architect
9 7 (6.42%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) AWS Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) Node.js
2 10 (9.17%) Spring
3 9 (8.26%) Hibernate
4 7 (6.42%) Spring Boot
5 6 (5.50%) Web Services
6 5 (4.59%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (4.59%) Kafka
7 4 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (3.67%) RESTful
7 4 (3.67%) STL
8 3 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.83%) GWT
9 2 (1.83%) HTML5
9 2 (1.83%) JMS
9 2 (1.83%) jQuery
9 2 (1.83%) JSON
9 2 (1.83%) Qt
9 2 (1.83%) REST
9 2 (1.83%) Software Packaging
9 2 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
1 6 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (3.67%) Replication
3 3 (2.75%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.75%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.75%) Social Media
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) Blog
4 2 (1.83%) Clustering
4 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.83%) Derivative
4 2 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.92%) iSeries
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 53 (48.62%) Linux
2 19 (17.43%) Ubuntu
2 19 (17.43%) Windows
3 12 (11.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.34%) Unix
5 4 (3.67%) CentOS
6 3 (2.75%) Debian
6 3 (2.75%) Solaris
7 2 (1.83%) Android
7 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.92%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (77.98%) DevOps
2 29 (26.61%) Microservices
3 28 (25.69%) Configuration Management
4 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.94%) Infrastructure as Code
5 21 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.76%) Migration
7 12 (11.01%) Open Source
8 10 (9.17%) TDD
8 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Automation
9 9 (8.26%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.42%) BDD
11 7 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (6.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.42%) Software Delivery
12 6 (5.50%) Kanban
12 6 (5.50%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.95%) Python
2 35 (32.11%) Java
3 23 (21.10%) Ruby
4 19 (17.43%) Bash Shell
5 11 (10.09%) Perl
6 10 (9.17%) Go
7 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.59%) SQL
10 4 (3.67%) C++
11 3 (2.75%) Groovy
11 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.75%) Scala
12 2 (1.83%) C
12 2 (1.83%) C#
12 2 (1.83%) Clojure
12 2 (1.83%) PHP
12 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.75%) Degree
4 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.92%) CCIE
6 1 (0.92%) CCNP
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (43.12%) Docker
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.75%) KVM
3 3 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.83%) Xen
5 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.92%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (73.39%) Ansible
2 56 (51.38%) Terraform
3 55 (50.46%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (35.78%) Kubernetes
5 11 (10.09%) Consul
6 8 (7.34%) Cobbler
6 8 (7.34%) Salt
7 6 (5.50%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (5.50%) Mesos
7 6 (5.50%) Packer
7 6 (5.50%) Rancher
8 4 (3.67%) Grafana
8 4 (3.67%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.75%) Graphite
10 2 (1.83%) Control-M
10 2 (1.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.83%) Nagios
10 2 (1.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.92%) Icinga
11 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
2 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.34%) Splunk
4 7 (6.42%) F5
4 7 (6.42%) SaltStack
4 7 (6.42%) VMware
5 6 (5.50%) Cisco
5 6 (5.50%) Oracle
6 5 (4.59%) Google
7 4 (3.67%) Sybase
8 3 (2.75%) Citrix
8 3 (2.75%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.75%) EMC
8 3 (2.75%) HP
8 3 (2.75%) Juniper
9 2 (1.83%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.83%) New Relic
9 2 (1.83%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.83%) Tableau
9 2 (1.83%) Veritas