Period
to 25 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 99 117 122
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 -10
Contract jobs citing Puppet 27 77 135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.29% 1.58% 1.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.04% 10.39% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 63 106
Median daily rate £500 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £435 £450 £425
90th Percentile £663 £738 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £586 £550
% change year-on-year -14.71% +6.59% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 336 741 1,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.00% 15.18% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 587 951
Median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £288
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.95% +4.28% +16.88%
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year +16.46% +5.61% -15.00%

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 25 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 24 (88.89%) Ansible
2 22 (81.48%) Docker
3 19 (70.37%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (70.37%) DevOps
3 19 (70.37%) AWS
4 18 (66.67%) Azure
4 18 (66.67%) Kubernetes
5 17 (62.96%) Python
6 13 (48.15%) Linux
6 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
6 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
7 12 (44.44%) Terraform
8 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
9 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
10 9 (33.33%) GCP
10 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 9 (33.33%) Finance
10 9 (33.33%) Banking
11 8 (29.63%) Java
12 7 (25.93%) VMware
12 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
12 7 (25.93%) SaltStack
12 7 (25.93%) Salt
13 6 (22.22%) High Availability
13 6 (22.22%) GitHub
13 6 (22.22%) Bitbucket
13 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (22.22%) Atlassian
13 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (22.22%) Ruby

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 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Liferay
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (70.37%) AWS
2 18 (66.67%) Azure
3 9 (33.33%) GCP
4 6 (22.22%) GitHub
5 5 (18.52%) Amazon Cognito
6 4 (14.81%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (14.81%) Datadog
6 4 (14.81%) npm
7 3 (11.11%) IaaS
7 3 (11.11%) PaaS
7 3 (11.11%) SaaS
7 3 (11.11%) Yarn
8 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (3.70%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (3.70%) CloudFront
8 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
8 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.70%) H.323
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) MGCP
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) SNMP
4 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
1 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) Bitbucket
3 4 (14.81%) GoCD
3 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 3 (11.11%) Gerrit
4 3 (11.11%) GitLab
4 3 (11.11%) Gradle
4 3 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.41%) CircleCI
5 2 (7.41%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) Chocolatey
6 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
6 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (33.33%) Banking
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) CloudOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Node.js
2 4 (14.81%) LDAP
3 2 (7.41%) Django
3 2 (7.41%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) Pandas
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) CentOS
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (7.41%) Debian
4 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) High Availability
4 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (18.52%) Log Correlation
4 5 (18.52%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Microservices
5 4 (14.81%) Secure Coding
5 4 (14.81%) SIEM
5 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
6 3 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
4 6 (22.22%) Perl
4 6 (22.22%) Ruby
5 4 (14.81%) Go
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) R
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (11.11%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Docker
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (3.70%) Gluster
5 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (88.89%) Ansible
2 19 (70.37%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (66.67%) Kubernetes
4 12 (44.44%) Terraform
5 7 (25.93%) Salt
6 4 (14.81%) Rundeck
7 3 (11.11%) Grafana
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (11.11%) Prometheus
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (3.70%) Consul
8 1 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (3.70%) Nagios
8 1 (3.70%) Pingdom
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) SaltStack
1 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Atlassian
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Hortonworks
6 2 (7.41%) Splunk
7 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) ExtraHop
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) New Relic
7 1 (3.70%) PagerDuty
7 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds