Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 128 113
Rank change year-on-year +43 -15 +7
Contract jobs citing Puppet 31 103 161
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 1.71% 2.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.40% 10.00% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 92 132
Median daily rate £500 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £225 £470 £413
90th Percentile £638 £736 £649
Central London median daily rate £508 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -11.74% +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £105.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £105.00 -

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 298 1,030 1,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.59% 17.15% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 833 934
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £307 £345 £313
90th Percentile £638 £680 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.10% +20.00% -21.35%
10th Percentile £24.20 £12.88 £13.91
90th Percentile £33.80 £48.90 £25.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.10
% change year-on-year - +16.02% -4.74%

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 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Puppet in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Puppet in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 26 (83.87%) Ansible
1 26 (83.87%) Docker
2 25 (80.65%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (70.97%) DevOps
4 21 (67.74%) Kubernetes
4 21 (67.74%) AWS
5 19 (61.29%) Python
5 19 (61.29%) Jenkins
6 18 (58.06%) Linux
7 14 (45.16%) SaltStack
8 12 (38.71%) Terraform
8 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
9 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
10 10 (32.26%) Perl
10 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
11 9 (29.03%) Ruby
11 9 (29.03%) Azure
12 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (25.81%) Finance
13 7 (22.58%) Unix
13 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
13 7 (22.58%) High Availability
13 7 (22.58%) GitHub
13 7 (22.58%) IaaS
13 7 (22.58%) Salt
14 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure as Code
14 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
14 6 (19.35%) DNS
14 6 (19.35%) VMware

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 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Confluence
1 2 (6.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) Liferay
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 21 (67.74%) AWS
2 9 (29.03%) Azure
3 7 (22.58%) GitHub
3 7 (22.58%) IaaS
4 5 (16.13%) Amazon Cognito
4 5 (16.13%) GCP
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
5 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (9.68%) PaaS
5 3 (9.68%) SaaS
5 3 (9.68%) Serverless
5 3 (9.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.45%) Route 53
7 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) Kerberos
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) HTTP
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) SMTP
6 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) GoCD
3 4 (12.90%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (6.45%) Liquibase
5 2 (6.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.23%) Ant
6 1 (3.23%) CircleCI
6 1 (3.23%) Gradle
6 1 (3.23%) JUnit
6 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.23%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (12.90%) Junior
3 4 (12.90%) Junior DevOps
3 4 (12.90%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) CloudOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Python Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Configuration Management Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.45%) Kafka
2 2 (6.45%) LAMP
2 2 (6.45%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (6.45%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) RxJS
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Windows
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (6.45%) CentOS
6 2 (6.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) DevOps
2 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
3 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (22.58%) High Availability
5 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (16.13%) Log Correlation
6 5 (16.13%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.90%) Information Security
7 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Microservices
7 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 4 (12.90%) Secure Coding
7 4 (12.90%) SIEM
7 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (9.68%) Actionable Insight
8 3 (9.68%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
3 10 (32.26%) Perl
4 9 (29.03%) Ruby
5 5 (16.13%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) C
7 3 (9.68%) Go
8 1 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (9.68%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Docker
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (6.45%) zsh
5 1 (3.23%) HDFS
5 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 26 (83.87%) Ansible
2 25 (80.65%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (67.74%) Kubernetes
4 12 (38.71%) Terraform
5 7 (22.58%) Salt
6 4 (12.90%) Rundeck
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (6.45%) Pacemaker
9 1 (3.23%) Nagios
9 1 (3.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) SaltStack
2 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Splunk
5 2 (6.45%) Veritas
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) New Relic
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase