Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 135 109
Rank change year-on-year +13 -26 -47
Contract jobs citing Puppet 70 129 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 1.90% 2.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.87% 10.38% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 103 148
City of London median daily rate £585 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £425 £420 £425
90th Percentile £723 £648 £666
Central London median daily rate £586 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +6.59% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +45.83%

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 709 1,243 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.07% 18.35% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 973 672
City of London median daily rate £538 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +7.32% +6.77%
10th Percentile £333 £290 £346
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 12
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -15.66% -24.55%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.31 £11.81
90th Percentile £28.28 £24.40 £67.50
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% -15.00% -20.00%

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 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 25 February 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
Moorgate - 2 £500 -
Puppet
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 53 (75.71%) DevOps
2 48 (68.57%) Ansible
3 37 (52.86%) Linux
4 35 (50.00%) Docker
5 34 (48.57%) AWS
5 34 (48.57%) Python
6 32 (45.71%) Kubernetes
6 32 (45.71%) Terraform
7 31 (44.29%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (40.00%) Java
9 27 (38.57%) Jenkins
10 22 (31.43%) Azure
11 20 (28.57%) Configuration Management
12 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (24.29%) Git (software)
14 16 (22.86%) Microservices
14 16 (22.86%) Ruby
15 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
16 13 (18.57%) Finance
17 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
19 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
19 10 (14.29%) Ubuntu
19 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
20 9 (12.86%) Serverless
20 9 (12.86%) MongoDB
20 9 (12.86%) Node.js
21 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
21 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
21 8 (11.43%) GCP

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 8 (11.43%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.71%) Confluence
3 3 (4.29%) JBoss
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.86%) DataSynapse
4 2 (2.86%) Ethereum
4 2 (2.86%) Hyperledger
4 2 (2.86%) Jetty
4 2 (2.86%) nginx
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.43%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (2.86%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 34 (48.57%) AWS
2 22 (31.43%) Azure
3 9 (12.86%) Serverless
4 8 (11.43%) GCP
5 7 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (10.00%) OpenShift
6 6 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (8.57%) GitHub
7 5 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (5.71%) IaaS
9 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
9 3 (4.29%) PaaS
10 2 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (2.86%) npm
10 2 (2.86%) Power Platform
10 2 (2.86%) SaaS
11 1 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) VPN
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (4.29%) Junos
2 3 (4.29%) NX-OS
2 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 1 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.43%) SSL
4 1 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (7.14%) MySQL
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.29%) Big Data
5 3 (4.29%) Blockchain
5 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.86%) OLAP
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.86%) Power BI
6 2 (2.86%) QlikView
6 2 (2.86%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (38.57%) Jenkins
2 17 (24.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 6 (8.57%) Subversion
5 5 (7.14%) CircleCI
5 5 (7.14%) JIRA
5 5 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (7.14%) Travis CI
6 4 (5.71%) Bitbucket
6 4 (5.71%) Maven
7 3 (4.29%) Ant
7 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket Server
7 3 (4.29%) GitLab
7 3 (4.29%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.86%) CF BOSH
8 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.86%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
2 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 5 (7.14%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.71%) Front Office
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (11.43%) Developer
3 7 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Consultant
5 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Network Support
6 3 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Support
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Node.js
2 8 (11.43%) Kafka
3 5 (7.14%) .NET
3 5 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (7.14%) RESTful
4 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.71%) Spring
4 4 (5.71%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.29%) Web Services
6 2 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.86%) Qt
6 2 (2.86%) REST
6 2 (2.86%) SAML
6 2 (2.86%) STL
7 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.43%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (1.43%) OpenID
7 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.86%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.86%) Grid Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
2 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.86%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 8 (11.43%) Unix
4 6 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.14%) Windows
6 3 (4.29%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) Debian
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) DevOps
2 20 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.86%) Microservices
5 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (7.14%) Kanban
7 5 (7.14%) Open Source
7 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.14%) Task Automation
7 5 (7.14%) Time Management
8 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.71%) IT Strategy
8 4 (5.71%) Migration
8 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.71%) Scrum
8 4 (5.71%) Software Delivery
8 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) Python
2 28 (40.00%) Java
3 16 (22.86%) Ruby
4 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (11.43%) Go
5 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
6 7 (10.00%) SQL
7 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.71%) C#
8 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.71%) Perl
9 2 (2.86%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.43%) Haskell
10 1 (1.43%) PHP 4
10 1 (1.43%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.86%) HDFS
2 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) KVM
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.43%) Xen
3 1 (1.43%) zsh
Systems Management
1 48 (68.57%) Ansible
2 32 (45.71%) Kubernetes
2 32 (45.71%) Terraform
3 31 (44.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.71%) Consul
4 4 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (5.71%) Rancher
5 3 (4.29%) Cobbler
5 3 (4.29%) Grafana
5 3 (4.29%) Salt
6 2 (2.86%) Control-M
6 2 (2.86%) Graphite
6 2 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.86%) Packer
6 2 (2.86%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.43%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.43%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) SaltStack
2 6 (8.57%) Splunk
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco
3 4 (5.71%) Google
3 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.29%) F5
4 3 (4.29%) Juniper
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.86%) New Relic
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) Tableau
5 2 (2.86%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.43%) PagerDuty