Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 119 131
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 -27
Contract jobs citing Puppet 22 55 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 1.36% 1.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.41% 8.96% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 98
10th Percentile £433 £419 £443
25th Percentile £461 £453 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £571 £550
Median % change year-on-year -15.97% +3.86% -
75th Percentile £575 £638 £588
90th Percentile £685 £700 £666
Central London median daily rate £480 £580 £550
% change year-on-year -17.24% +5.45% -

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 343 614 1,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.19% 15.21% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 476 965
10th Percentile £383 £353 £313
25th Percentile £448 £449 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £541 £550
Median % change year-on-year +1.62% -1.59% +4.76%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £698 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £545 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +3.81% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 23
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +75.91% -30.08% +6.86%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £20.25
% change year-on-year +75.91% -35.43% -2.41%

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 11 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 19 (86.36%) DevOps
2 17 (77.27%) Ansible
3 15 (68.18%) Docker
4 12 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (54.55%) Linux
5 11 (50.00%) Python
5 11 (50.00%) Terraform
6 10 (45.45%) Kubernetes
6 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 10 (45.45%) AWS
7 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
7 9 (40.91%) Azure
7 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
8 8 (36.36%) Java
9 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (31.82%) Salt
9 7 (31.82%) GCP
10 6 (27.27%) Banking
10 6 (27.27%) Finance
11 5 (22.73%) VMware
11 5 (22.73%) Bitbucket
11 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
11 5 (22.73%) Node.js
12 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
12 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (18.18%) GitLab
12 4 (18.18%) Microservices
12 4 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code

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 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) AWS
2 9 (40.91%) Azure
3 7 (31.82%) GCP
4 4 (18.18%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
5 3 (13.64%) Datadog
5 3 (13.64%) GitHub
5 3 (13.64%) npm
6 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (9.09%) Yarn
7 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (4.55%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (4.55%) CloudFront
7 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
7 1 (4.55%) Route 53
7 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) H.323
1 1 (4.55%) MGCP
1 1 (4.55%) NAS
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) NX-OS
1 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) Bitbucket
4 4 (18.18%) GitLab
5 3 (13.64%) Artifactory
5 3 (13.64%) Gerrit
5 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 3 (13.64%) Maven
5 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
6 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (9.09%) CircleCI
6 2 (9.09%) Gradle
7 1 (4.55%) Chocolatey
7 1 (4.55%) Hudson
7 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
7 1 (4.55%) PyUnit
7 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.55%) Travis CI
7 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Azure DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) Django
2 2 (9.09%) Kafka
2 2 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Core
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) Pandas
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.55%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) DevOps
2 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (18.18%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Dependency Management
6 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Project Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Server Patching
7 1 (4.55%) API Development
7 1 (4.55%) Artefact Management
7 1 (4.55%) Fintech
7 1 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) Go
5 2 (9.09%) AWK
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) sed
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) R
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Docker
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (9.09%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Gluster
4 1 (4.55%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) Ansible
2 12 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (50.00%) Terraform
4 10 (45.45%) Kubernetes
5 7 (31.82%) Salt
6 3 (13.64%) Grafana
6 3 (13.64%) Prometheus
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (4.55%) Consul
7 1 (4.55%) Icinga
7 1 (4.55%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (4.55%) logstash
7 1 (4.55%) Pingdom
7 1 (4.55%) Rundeck
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Hortonworks
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) ExtraHop
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) PagerDuty
3 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds