Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 71 82
Rank change year-on-year -35 +11 +58
Contract jobs citing Puppet 165 202 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.36% 3.31% 2.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.11% 29.84% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 167 141
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £383 £375
90th Percentile £658 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £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 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 911 677 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.02% 11.11% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 540 520
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £309
90th Percentile £655 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 9
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £22.34 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.69% +1.52% +22.22%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.48 £18.50
90th Percentile £67.50 £55.00 £27.80
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.35 £22.00
% change year-on-year -14.34% +6.13% +22.22%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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
London Bridge - 15 £550 -
Puppet
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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.

1 116 (70.30%) Opscode Chef
2 115 (69.70%) DevOps
3 104 (63.03%) Ansible
4 90 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
5 85 (51.52%) Jenkins
6 81 (49.09%) Docker
7 72 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (42.42%) Linux
9 68 (41.21%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (40.00%) Java
11 60 (36.36%) Finance
12 59 (35.76%) Git (software)
13 54 (32.73%) Terraform
14 53 (32.12%) Configuration Management
15 52 (31.52%) Python
16 49 (29.70%) Ruby
17 48 (29.09%) Kubernetes
18 47 (28.48%) Microsoft Azure
19 39 (23.64%) Unix
20 33 (20.00%) Maven
21 30 (18.18%) Windows
21 30 (18.18%) Splunk
22 29 (17.58%) Firewall
22 29 (17.58%) Migration
23 27 (16.36%) Bash Shell
24 26 (15.76%) TeamCity
24 26 (15.76%) PostgreSQL
24 26 (15.76%) Continuous Delivery
24 26 (15.76%) AWS CloudFormation
24 26 (15.76%) Sonatype Nexus

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 23 (13.94%) OpenStack
2 20 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 17 (10.30%) WebSphere
4 15 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.06%) nginx
6 9 (5.45%) JBoss
7 5 (3.03%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.82%) Confluence
8 3 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.21%) Apache
9 2 (1.21%) IIS
9 2 (1.21%) Jetty
10 1 (0.61%) CMS
10 1 (0.61%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.61%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 90 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (28.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (15.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (9.70%) npm
5 14 (8.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (7.88%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (7.88%) Route 53
7 10 (6.06%) Amazon S3
7 10 (6.06%) PaaS
8 9 (5.45%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (4.85%) GitHub
9 8 (4.85%) Serverless
10 7 (4.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (3.64%) CloudFront
11 6 (3.64%) IaaS
11 6 (3.64%) SaaS
12 5 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.58%) Firewall
2 13 (7.88%) DNS
3 9 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.03%) SAN
4 5 (3.03%) SSL
5 4 (2.42%) Internet
6 3 (1.82%) HTTP
6 3 (1.82%) Network Security
7 2 (1.21%) FTP
7 2 (1.21%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.21%) LAN
7 2 (1.21%) SSH
7 2 (1.21%) WAN
8 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.61%) NAS
8 1 (0.61%) SMTP
8 1 (0.61%) SNMP
8 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.76%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (15.15%) MySQL
3 21 (12.73%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.48%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.42%) Big Data
7 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.42%) OLTP
7 4 (2.42%) Redis
7 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.21%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.21%) Power BI
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.61%) Flink
10 1 (0.61%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.61%) Looker
10 1 (0.61%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 85 (51.52%) Jenkins
2 59 (35.76%) Git (software)
3 33 (20.00%) Maven
4 26 (15.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 26 (15.76%) TeamCity
5 22 (13.33%) JIRA
6 16 (9.70%) Cucumber
7 15 (9.09%) MSTest
7 15 (9.09%) NUnit
7 15 (9.09%) Selenium
8 14 (8.48%) Liquibase
9 11 (6.67%) Gradle
10 10 (6.06%) Subversion
11 8 (4.85%) Artifactory
12 7 (4.24%) GitLab
13 6 (3.64%) Vagrant
14 5 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (3.03%) JUnit
14 5 (3.03%) Travis CI
15 4 (2.42%) TestNG
General
1 60 (36.36%) Finance
2 21 (12.73%) Banking
3 16 (9.70%) Investment Banking
4 15 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 8 (4.85%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.42%) Publishing
7 3 (1.82%) Retail
8 2 (1.21%) Law
8 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.61%) French Language
9 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (18.79%) Developer
3 25 (15.15%) AWS DevOps
4 23 (13.94%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 19 (11.52%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (10.30%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (9.70%) AWS Developer
8 13 (7.88%) Integration Engineer
8 13 (7.88%) Java Engineer
9 12 (7.27%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (5.45%) Architect
10 9 (5.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 6 (3.64%) Platform Engineer
13 5 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
13 5 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
13 5 (3.03%) Consultant
13 5 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.94%) Node.js
2 21 (12.73%) Spring
3 15 (9.09%) Spring MVC
4 10 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (5.45%) .NET
5 9 (5.45%) Web Services
6 7 (4.24%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.24%) Kafka
6 7 (4.24%) REST
6 7 (4.24%) RESTful
7 6 (3.64%) CSS
7 6 (3.64%) HTML
8 5 (3.03%) HTML5
8 5 (3.03%) JSON
8 5 (3.03%) LDAP
8 5 (3.03%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.42%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.42%) Sensu
9 4 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.12%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (5.45%) Fintech
3 5 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.42%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.42%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.82%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.82%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (42.42%) Linux
2 39 (23.64%) Unix
3 30 (18.18%) Windows
4 20 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 12 (7.27%) Debian
5 12 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.24%) Ubuntu
6 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.03%) CentOS
7 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.82%) Solaris
8 3 (1.82%) VMS
9 2 (1.21%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.21%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.61%) AIX
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (69.70%) DevOps
2 72 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (41.21%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (32.12%) Configuration Management
5 29 (17.58%) Migration
6 26 (15.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (13.94%) TDD
8 20 (12.12%) Microservices
9 19 (11.52%) BDD
10 17 (10.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 16 (9.70%) MVC
11 16 (9.70%) OO
12 14 (8.48%) Deployment Automation
12 14 (8.48%) Open Source
13 9 (5.45%) Creative Thinking
13 9 (5.45%) Test Automation
14 8 (4.85%) SDLC
15 7 (4.24%) Continuous Deployment
16 6 (3.64%) Load Balancing
16 6 (3.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.00%) Java
2 52 (31.52%) Python
3 49 (29.70%) Ruby
4 27 (16.36%) Bash Shell
5 25 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.48%) Perl
7 13 (7.88%) PowerShell
8 10 (6.06%) SQL
9 9 (5.45%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.64%) Go
10 6 (3.64%) Java 8
11 4 (2.42%) Groovy
12 3 (1.82%) C#
12 3 (1.82%) PHP
13 2 (1.21%) Scala
14 1 (0.61%) AWK
14 1 (0.61%) C++
14 1 (0.61%) Elixir
14 1 (0.61%) Korn
14 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) Degree
3 3 (1.82%) RHCE
4 2 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.21%) RHCA
5 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.61%) OCP
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.48%) QA
2 12 (7.27%) GCP
System Software
1 81 (49.09%) Docker
2 6 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.82%) vSphere
5 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.21%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.61%) iptables
6 1 (0.61%) KVM
6 1 (0.61%) NFS
6 1 (0.61%) Samba
6 1 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 116 (70.30%) Opscode Chef
2 104 (63.03%) Ansible
3 54 (32.73%) Terraform
4 48 (29.09%) Kubernetes
5 19 (11.52%) Docker Swarm
6 13 (7.88%) Mesos
7 6 (3.64%) Kibana
8 5 (3.03%) Salt
9 4 (2.42%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.42%) Packer
9 4 (2.42%) Rancher
9 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (2.42%) Sysdig
10 3 (1.82%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.82%) Grafana
10 3 (1.82%) Nessus
10 3 (1.82%) QRadar
11 2 (1.21%) Capistrano
11 2 (1.21%) Nagios
11 2 (1.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (18.18%) Splunk
2 19 (11.52%) Oracle
2 19 (11.52%) Red Hat
3 17 (10.30%) AppDynamics
4 12 (7.27%) VMware
5 7 (4.24%) Google
6 6 (3.64%) New Relic
7 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.42%) Veritas
9 3 (1.82%) Adobe
9 3 (1.82%) AlienVault
9 3 (1.82%) BMC
9 3 (1.82%) Capita
9 3 (1.82%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.82%) F5
9 3 (1.82%) Qualys
9 3 (1.82%) Rapid7
10 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.21%) hybris
10 2 (1.21%) Perforce