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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
London / City of London
Rank 59 78 125
Rank change year-on-year +19 +47  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 101 90 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.37% 2.74% 1.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.06% 25.86% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 77 56
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £376 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +2.22% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 315 348 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.52% 10.58% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 252 314
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 157 (73.36%) DevOps
2 135 (63.08%) Linux
3 112 (52.34%) Python
4 94 (43.93%) Ansible
5 86 (40.19%) Amazon AWS
6 85 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (37.38%) Opscode Chef
8 78 (36.45%) Java
9 72 (33.64%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (29.44%) Docker
11 59 (27.57%) Unix
12 55 (25.70%) Bash Shell
13 54 (25.23%) Git (software)
14 53 (24.77%) Configuration Management
15 52 (24.30%) Jenkins
16 51 (23.83%) Finance
17 46 (21.50%) Perl
18 43 (20.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 42 (19.63%) Ruby
20 37 (17.29%) VMware
21 32 (14.95%) Banking
21 32 (14.95%) Red Hat
22 29 (13.55%) TDD
23 28 (13.08%) Open Source
24 27 (12.62%) AWS CloudFormation
24 27 (12.62%) Continuous Deployment
25 26 (12.15%) High Availability
26 24 (11.21%) Migration
27 23 (10.75%) Spring
28 22 (10.28%) Scala

Puppet
Top Related 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 14 (6.54%) Apache
2 11 (5.14%) Apache Spark
2 11 (5.14%) Confluence
3 10 (4.67%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.21%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.27%) IIS
5 7 (3.27%) nginx
6 4 (1.87%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.87%) JBoss
7 3 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.47%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.47%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 86 (40.19%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (12.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (7.01%) GitHub
4 13 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (4.21%) PaaS
6 8 (3.74%) IaaS
7 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.93%) Datadog
8 2 (0.93%) SaaS
8 2 (0.93%) Slack
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.07%) Firewall
2 7 (3.27%) DNS
2 7 (3.27%) HTTP
3 5 (2.34%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.34%) Internet
3 5 (2.34%) SAN
3 5 (2.34%) VPN
4 4 (1.87%) Network Security
4 4 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.40%) LDAP
5 3 (1.40%) SSH
6 2 (0.93%) DHCP
6 2 (0.93%) DMZ
6 2 (0.93%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.93%) SSL
6 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.47%) FTP
7 1 (0.47%) Intranet
7 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.35%) Big Data
2 19 (8.88%) MySQL
3 18 (8.41%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (6.54%) MongoDB
6 11 (5.14%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.80%) Hazelcast
7 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.80%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.87%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.87%) InfluxDB
8 4 (1.87%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.87%) Redis
9 3 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.40%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.93%) HBase
10 2 (0.93%) Impala
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.47%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 54 (25.23%) Git (software)
2 52 (24.30%) Jenkins
3 20 (9.35%) JIRA
4 16 (7.48%) Subversion
5 13 (6.07%) Vagrant
6 11 (5.14%) Maven
7 10 (4.67%) TeamCity
8 7 (3.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (2.80%) Gradle
10 5 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.87%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.87%) Hudson
11 4 (1.87%) JUnit
11 4 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.87%) Selenium
12 3 (1.40%) Grunt
12 3 (1.40%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.93%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.93%) RSpec
13 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (23.83%) Finance
2 32 (14.95%) Banking
3 14 (6.54%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Front Office
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (49.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (14.49%) Developer
3 29 (13.55%) AWS DevOps
4 25 (11.68%) AWS Engineer
5 24 (11.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 22 (10.28%) Java Developer
7 19 (8.88%) Java Engineer
7 19 (8.88%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (8.41%) Administrator
9 17 (7.94%) Senior Developer
10 15 (7.01%) Senior DevOps
10 15 (7.01%) Unix Engineer
11 13 (6.07%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (4.21%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (4.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 7 (3.27%) Architect
15 7 (3.27%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.75%) Spring
2 21 (9.81%) Web Services
3 14 (6.54%) REST
4 12 (5.61%) LAMP
5 9 (4.21%) AngularJS
5 9 (4.21%) Node.js
6 8 (3.74%) .NET
6 8 (3.74%) HTML
6 8 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (3.27%) Dropwizard
8 6 (2.80%) Akka
8 6 (2.80%) Symfony
9 5 (2.34%) CSS
9 5 (2.34%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (2.34%) Guava
9 5 (2.34%) HTML5
9 5 (2.34%) Middleware
9 5 (2.34%) Play Framework
9 5 (2.34%) spray
10 4 (1.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.48%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.21%) Clustering
4 8 (3.74%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.34%) Fintech
5 5 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.87%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.40%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.93%) AS400
8 2 (0.93%) Equities
8 2 (0.93%) iSeries
8 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (0.93%) User Experience
8 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 135 (63.08%) Linux
2 59 (27.57%) Unix
3 43 (20.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (8.41%) Windows
5 12 (5.61%) CentOS
6 7 (3.27%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.34%) SUSE
7 5 (2.34%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.40%) AIX
8 3 (1.40%) Debian
8 3 (1.40%) Solaris
9 2 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.47%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (73.36%) DevOps
2 85 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (33.64%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (24.77%) Configuration Management
5 29 (13.55%) TDD
6 28 (13.08%) Open Source
7 27 (12.62%) Continuous Deployment
8 26 (12.15%) High Availability
9 24 (11.21%) Migration
10 21 (9.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (8.41%) Data Migration
12 18 (8.41%) Mentoring
13 17 (7.94%) E-Commerce
14 15 (7.01%) Microservices
15 13 (6.07%) Load Balancing
15 13 (6.07%) OO
16 11 (5.14%) BDD
17 9 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
17 9 (4.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 112 (52.34%) Python
2 78 (36.45%) Java
3 55 (25.70%) Bash Shell
4 46 (21.50%) Perl
5 42 (19.63%) Ruby
6 22 (10.28%) Scala
7 15 (7.01%) PowerShell
8 14 (6.54%) PHP
9 12 (5.61%) JavaScript
10 11 (5.14%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.21%) SQL
12 6 (2.80%) Go
12 6 (2.80%) Groovy
13 5 (2.34%) C#
14 4 (1.87%) Clojure
15 3 (1.40%) C++
15 3 (1.40%) Jython
16 2 (0.93%) AWK
16 2 (0.93%) sed
17 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.34%) Degree
3 5 (2.34%) RHCE
4 4 (1.87%) RHCA
5 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) CCA
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.47%) MCP
6 1 (0.47%) MCSA
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (29.44%) Docker
2 15 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.74%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.80%) HDFS
5 4 (1.87%) Xen
6 3 (1.40%) GlusterFS
6 3 (1.40%) vCloud
6 3 (1.40%) vSphere
7 2 (0.93%) Corosync
7 2 (0.93%) GFS2
7 2 (0.93%) KVM
7 2 (0.93%) NFS
7 2 (0.93%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.47%) Ceph
8 1 (0.47%) GPFS
8 1 (0.47%) iptables
8 1 (0.47%) LXC
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 94 (43.93%) Ansible
2 80 (37.38%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (9.81%) Kubernetes
4 17 (7.94%) Terraform
5 11 (5.14%) Nagios
6 10 (4.67%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (4.21%) logstash
7 9 (4.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 9 (4.21%) Salt
8 6 (2.80%) Cobbler
9 5 (2.34%) Grafana
9 5 (2.34%) Rancher
10 4 (1.87%) Control-M
10 4 (1.87%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.87%) Kibana
11 3 (1.40%) Galera Cluster
11 3 (1.40%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (1.40%) Mesos
11 3 (1.40%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.40%) SELinux
Vendors
1 37 (17.29%) VMware
2 32 (14.95%) Red Hat
3 17 (7.94%) Atlassian
4 12 (5.61%) Oracle
5 10 (4.67%) Cisco
5 10 (4.67%) Splunk
6 9 (4.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.27%) Dell
7 7 (3.27%) HP
8 4 (1.87%) Hortonworks
8 4 (1.87%) IBM
8 4 (1.87%) NetApp
8 4 (1.87%) Veritas
8 4 (1.87%) WorldPay
9 3 (1.40%) Citrix
9 3 (1.40%) F5
10 2 (0.93%) Apple
10 2 (0.93%) EMC
10 2 (0.93%) Remedy
10 2 (0.93%) SAP
City, London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £635 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago