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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 July 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 151 150 99
Rank change year-on-year -1 -51 +57
Contract jobs citing Puppet 46 18 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.06% 0.56% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.11% 4.35% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 31
10th Percentile £443 £392 £413
25th Percentile £500 £440 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £738 £618 £638
90th Percentile £873 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 753 414 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.37% 12.96% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 322 349
10th Percentile £400 £381 £405
25th Percentile £506 £463 £460
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% - -
75th Percentile £725 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £688 £676
Central London median daily rate £588 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +6.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £25.25 - £12.42
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £13.08
Median % change year-on-year +15.22% +75.91% -37.74%
75th Percentile £27.75 - £14.02
90th Percentile - - £16.41
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £13.44
% change year-on-year +23.26% +59.97% -36.00%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Puppet in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 28 (60.87%) DevOps
2 26 (56.52%) Ansible
2 26 (56.52%) Linux
3 23 (50.00%) Python
4 22 (47.83%) AWS
5 21 (45.65%) Configuration Management
5 21 (45.65%) Jenkins
5 21 (45.65%) Terraform
6 19 (41.30%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (39.13%) Docker
8 17 (36.96%) Ruby
9 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
10 14 (30.43%) Kubernetes
10 14 (30.43%) CI/CD
11 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
11 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
11 13 (28.26%) Bash
11 13 (28.26%) Agile
11 13 (28.26%) Perl
12 12 (26.09%) Finance
12 12 (26.09%) Azure
12 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure as Code
12 12 (26.09%) Social Skills
13 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (23.91%) CentOS
13 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
13 11 (23.91%) Java
14 10 (21.74%) Go
14 10 (21.74%) Platform Engineering

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (8.70%) Apache
1 4 (8.70%) Confluence
1 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) nginx
2 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 22 (47.83%) AWS
2 12 (26.09%) Azure
3 7 (15.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (13.04%) GitHub
5 4 (8.70%) Amazon ECS
5 4 (8.70%) Azure Storage
5 4 (8.70%) GitHub Actions
5 4 (8.70%) PaaS
6 2 (4.35%) Azure AKS
6 2 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Azure Stack
6 2 (4.35%) Datadog
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.17%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (2.17%) GCP
7 1 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.17%) NuGet
7 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) IPv4
2 1 (2.17%) IPv6
2 1 (2.17%) SMTP
2 1 (2.17%) SSH
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Metadata
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Jenkins
2 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) GitLab
4 5 (10.87%) Artifactory
4 5 (10.87%) CircleCI
4 5 (10.87%) JIRA
5 4 (8.70%) RSpec
6 3 (6.52%) git-flow
6 3 (6.52%) Maven
6 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.35%) JUnit
7 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.17%) Gradle
8 1 (2.17%) JBehave
8 1 (2.17%) JMeter
8 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
1 12 (26.09%) Social Skills
2 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (10.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Cloud Platform Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) AWS Platform Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) GCP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) JSON
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.35%) ARM Templates
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (2.17%) Apollo GraphQL
4 1 (2.17%) GraphQL
4 1 (2.17%) gRPC
4 1 (2.17%) Jest
4 1 (2.17%) LDAP
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) OpenID
4 1 (2.17%) Playwright
4 1 (2.17%) pytest
4 1 (2.17%) React
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.35%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.17%) Data Fabric
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) CentOS
2 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Unix
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
4 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.52%) HPUX
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Scientific Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.17%) Debian
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) DevOps
2 21 (45.65%) Configuration Management
3 14 (30.43%) CI/CD
4 13 (28.26%) Agile
5 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (21.74%) Platform Engineering
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.39%) Task Automation
8 7 (15.22%) Project Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) Network Virtualisation
10 4 (8.70%) Data Science
10 4 (8.70%) Decision-Making
10 4 (8.70%) High Availability
10 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Automation
10 4 (8.70%) Open Source
10 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
10 4 (8.70%) Technical Debt
10 4 (8.70%) Threat Modelling
10 4 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Python
2 17 (36.96%) Ruby
3 13 (28.26%) Bash
3 13 (28.26%) Perl
4 11 (23.91%) Java
5 10 (21.74%) Go
6 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
7 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
9 5 (10.87%) C++
10 2 (4.35%) C
10 2 (4.35%) C#
11 1 (2.17%) Groovy
11 1 (2.17%) SQL
11 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.17%) CCIE
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) CCNP
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Docker
2 7 (15.22%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (2.17%) vCloud
4 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (56.52%) Ansible
2 21 (45.65%) Terraform
3 19 (41.30%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (30.43%) Kubernetes
5 8 (17.39%) Salt
6 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (13.04%) Prometheus
8 3 (6.52%) Consul
8 3 (6.52%) Icinga
8 3 (6.52%) Packer
8 3 (6.52%) vCenter Server
9 2 (4.35%) Grafana
10 1 (2.17%) Argo
10 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (2.17%) Mesos
10 1 (2.17%) Pingdom
10 1 (2.17%) Rancher
10 1 (2.17%) rkt
10 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) New Relic
4 2 (4.35%) PagerDuty
4 2 (4.35%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Okta
5 1 (2.17%) Ping Identity
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Splunk