Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 124 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 -73 +41
Contract jobs citing Puppet 153 124 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.19% 1.83% 4.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.54% 16.29% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 102 239
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £398 £413 £418
90th Percentile £658 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £24.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £24.00

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 1,130 761 788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.14% 11.22% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 607 629
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £317
90th Percentile £675 £668 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 8 10
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £24.61 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.01% -4.43% +51.47%
10th Percentile £13.31 £15.82 £18.15
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.50 £42.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.68 £25.75
% change year-on-year -13.75% -15.81% +51.47%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -16 22 £525 -
Puppet
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 108 (70.59%) Ansible
2 103 (67.32%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (62.75%) DevOps
4 86 (56.21%) Jenkins
5 77 (50.33%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (49.67%) Linux
7 75 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (48.37%) Python
9 61 (39.87%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (39.22%) Docker
11 55 (35.95%) Java
12 53 (34.64%) Terraform
13 50 (32.68%) Configuration Management
14 40 (26.14%) Kubernetes
15 37 (24.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 37 (24.18%) Bash Shell
16 36 (23.53%) Git (software)
17 34 (22.22%) TDD
18 33 (21.57%) Shell Script
19 32 (20.92%) Ruby
20 31 (20.26%) Finance
21 30 (19.61%) Oracle
22 27 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
23 25 (16.34%) Amazon S3
23 25 (16.34%) SQL
23 25 (16.34%) Big Data
23 25 (16.34%) Microservices
24 24 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
24 24 (15.69%) Unix
24 24 (15.69%) Test Automation

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 9 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 9 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.58%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.92%) Apache
3 6 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.27%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.61%) nginx
6 3 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) Jetty
7 1 (0.65%) Mongrel
Applications
1 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (8.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 103 (67.32%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (24.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (16.34%) Amazon S3
5 21 (13.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 18 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (8.50%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (7.19%) PaaS
9 9 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (5.88%) OpenShift
9 9 (5.88%) Serverless
10 7 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (4.58%) GitHub
10 7 (4.58%) Route 53
11 6 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (3.92%) CloudFront
12 5 (3.27%) IaaS
13 4 (2.61%) Datadog
14 3 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.80%) DNS
2 7 (4.58%) Firewall
2 7 (4.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.92%) HTTP
3 6 (3.92%) SSL
4 3 (1.96%) FTP
4 3 (1.96%) SAN
4 3 (1.96%) VPN
5 2 (1.31%) AMQP
5 2 (1.31%) Internet
5 2 (1.31%) LAN
5 2 (1.31%) NAS
5 2 (1.31%) SNMP
6 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.65%) SSH
6 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.34%) Big Data
2 23 (15.03%) Hadoop
2 23 (15.03%) NoSQL
3 22 (14.38%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (13.73%) MySQL
5 17 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 16 (10.46%) MongoDB
7 13 (8.50%) Apache Hive
7 13 (8.50%) Impala
7 13 (8.50%) Sqoop
8 9 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (5.88%) Redis
9 8 (5.23%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.27%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.96%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.96%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.96%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.31%) Blockchain
12 2 (1.31%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 86 (56.21%) Jenkins
2 36 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.84%) TeamCity
4 11 (7.19%) Artifactory
5 10 (6.54%) Gradle
5 10 (6.54%) JIRA
6 9 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (5.23%) Vagrant
8 7 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (3.92%) Bitbucket
9 6 (3.92%) GoCD
9 6 (3.92%) Maven
9 6 (3.92%) MSTest
9 6 (3.92%) NUnit
10 5 (3.27%) GitLab
11 4 (2.61%) Subversion
12 3 (1.96%) JUnit
12 3 (1.96%) TestNG
12 3 (1.96%) webpack
General
1 31 (20.26%) Finance
2 14 (9.15%) Banking
3 8 (5.23%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.31%) Games
5 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Law
5 2 (1.31%) Publishing
5 2 (1.31%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (45.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (17.65%) Developer
3 23 (15.03%) Platform Engineer
4 19 (12.42%) Java Developer
5 14 (9.15%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (8.50%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (8.50%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.84%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (5.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Architect
11 6 (3.92%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 5 (3.27%) AWS Developer
13 4 (2.61%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (2.61%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.07%) Node.js
2 17 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 13 (8.50%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (7.84%) JSON
4 12 (7.84%) Kafka
4 12 (7.84%) REST
5 9 (5.88%) Web Services
6 8 (5.23%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (5.23%) RESTful
7 5 (3.27%) CSS
7 5 (3.27%) HTML
7 5 (3.27%) jQuery
7 5 (3.27%) Spring
8 4 (2.61%) SOAP
8 4 (2.61%) XML
9 3 (1.96%) .NET
9 3 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.96%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.50%) Wiki
2 9 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.23%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.92%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.92%) Fintech
5 6 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.92%) Smartcard
5 6 (3.92%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.92%) User Experience
5 6 (3.92%) Video\Live Streaming
6 4 (2.61%) Blog
6 4 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.96%) Clustering
7 3 (1.96%) Replication
8 2 (1.31%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.31%) PKI
8 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (49.67%) Linux
2 24 (15.69%) Unix
3 23 (15.03%) Windows
4 11 (7.19%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.54%) CentOS
5 10 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.23%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.61%) CoreOS
7 4 (2.61%) VMS
8 2 (1.31%) Debian
8 2 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.31%) SUSE
8 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.65%) Solaris
9 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (62.75%) DevOps
2 75 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (39.87%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (32.68%) Configuration Management
5 34 (22.22%) TDD
6 25 (16.34%) Microservices
7 24 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (15.69%) Test Automation
8 23 (15.03%) Scrum
9 14 (9.15%) Build Automation
9 14 (9.15%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (9.15%) Open Source
10 13 (8.50%) Data Analysis
10 13 (8.50%) Data Extraction
10 13 (8.50%) ETL
10 13 (8.50%) Migration
10 13 (8.50%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.84%) Load Balancing
12 10 (6.54%) Kanban
13 8 (5.23%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 74 (48.37%) Python
2 55 (35.95%) Java
3 37 (24.18%) Bash Shell
4 33 (21.57%) Shell Script
5 32 (20.92%) Ruby
6 25 (16.34%) SQL
7 24 (15.69%) PowerShell
8 18 (11.76%) Java 8
9 17 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 13 (8.50%) Korn
10 13 (8.50%) Perl
11 12 (7.84%) Go
12 7 (4.58%) PHP
12 7 (4.58%) Scala
13 5 (3.27%) C#
13 5 (3.27%) C++
14 4 (2.61%) Groovy
15 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.31%) ES6
17 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.58%) Degree
3 6 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.31%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.31%) RHCE
6 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (39.22%) Docker
2 13 (8.50%) HDFS
3 7 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.61%) vSphere
6 3 (1.96%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.31%) iptables
7 2 (1.31%) NFS
7 2 (1.31%) Xen
8 1 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.65%) Gluster
8 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.65%) KVM
8 1 (0.65%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.65%) Samba
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 108 (70.59%) Ansible
2 77 (50.33%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (34.64%) Terraform
4 40 (26.14%) Kubernetes
5 13 (8.50%) Hadoop YARN
6 12 (7.84%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (5.88%) Nagios
7 9 (5.88%) Salt
8 6 (3.92%) Kibana
8 6 (3.92%) Packer
8 6 (3.92%) Sysdig
8 6 (3.92%) systemd
8 6 (3.92%) ZABBIX
9 5 (3.27%) Consul
9 5 (3.27%) logstash
10 4 (2.61%) Rancher
11 3 (1.96%) Pingdom
11 3 (1.96%) Prometheus
11 3 (1.96%) Uchiwa
11 3 (1.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 30 (19.61%) Oracle
2 21 (13.73%) Splunk
3 16 (10.46%) Red Hat
4 13 (8.50%) Cloudera
5 9 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.88%) VMware
6 8 (5.23%) Google
7 7 (4.58%) Citrix
7 7 (4.58%) SaltStack
8 6 (3.92%) New Relic
9 5 (3.27%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.96%) Adobe
10 3 (1.96%) hybris
10 3 (1.96%) IBM
10 3 (1.96%) PagerDuty
10 3 (1.96%) TOWER Software
11 2 (1.31%) Cisco
11 2 (1.31%) Micro Focus
11 2 (1.31%) NetApp
11 2 (1.31%) Rackspace