Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 50 89
Rank change year-on-year -49 +39 +63
Contract jobs citing Puppet 164 249 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.33% 4.00% 2.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.12% 36.73% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 214 149
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £425 £398 £381
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +45.83% - -

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 815 678 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.57% 10.90% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 538 532
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £294
90th Percentile £675 £650 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +0.05% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +34.97% +13.19%
10th Percentile £12.40 £13.40 £14.43
90th Percentile £27.50 £55.00 £33.68
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +52.78% +1.41%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +2 12 £550 +33.33%
Puppet
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 118 (71.95%) DevOps
2 107 (65.24%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (64.02%) Ansible
4 83 (50.61%) Amazon AWS
5 77 (46.95%) Java
6 76 (46.34%) Jenkins
7 70 (42.68%) Linux
8 62 (37.80%) Python
8 62 (37.80%) Configuration Management
8 62 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (35.98%) Docker
11 48 (29.27%) Finance
12 47 (28.66%) Ruby
13 45 (27.44%) Unix
14 44 (26.83%) Git (software)
15 42 (25.61%) Terraform
16 34 (20.73%) Maven
17 33 (20.12%) Bash Shell
17 33 (20.12%) Microsoft Azure
17 33 (20.12%) Kubernetes
18 32 (19.51%) Windows
19 28 (17.07%) AWS CloudFormation
20 25 (15.24%) Red Hat
20 25 (15.24%) Migration
20 25 (15.24%) JIRA
21 22 (13.41%) NoSQL
21 22 (13.41%) Splunk
21 22 (13.41%) TDD
21 22 (13.41%) Banking

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 19 (11.59%) OpenStack
2 17 (10.37%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.93%) WebLogic
3 13 (7.93%) WebSphere
4 12 (7.32%) JBoss
5 11 (6.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (4.27%) Apache
6 7 (4.27%) nginx
7 6 (3.66%) Apache Spark
7 6 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.05%) Confluence
9 3 (1.83%) IIS
9 3 (1.83%) Jetty
10 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.61%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 83 (50.61%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (20.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (17.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (7.32%) npm
5 11 (6.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (6.10%) Route 53
7 9 (5.49%) Amazon S3
8 8 (4.88%) IaaS
9 7 (4.27%) GitHub
9 7 (4.27%) PaaS
10 4 (2.44%) Serverless
11 3 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (1.83%) Slack
11 3 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.22%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (1.22%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.41%) Firewall
2 8 (4.88%) DNS
2 8 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.66%) HTTP
4 4 (2.44%) SAN
5 3 (1.83%) Internet
5 3 (1.83%) Network Security
5 3 (1.83%) SSL
6 2 (1.22%) LAN
6 2 (1.22%) WAN
6 2 (1.22%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.22%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.61%) 3G
7 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.61%) FTP
7 1 (0.61%) GSM
7 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.61%) SMS
7 1 (0.61%) SSH
7 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.41%) NoSQL
1 22 (13.41%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (12.80%) MySQL
3 10 (6.10%) Big Data
4 8 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.27%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.44%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.44%) OLTP
9 3 (1.83%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.83%) Redis
10 2 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.22%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.22%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.22%) HBase
10 2 (1.22%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 76 (46.34%) Jenkins
2 44 (26.83%) Git (software)
3 34 (20.73%) Maven
4 25 (15.24%) JIRA
5 21 (12.80%) TeamCity
6 16 (9.76%) Subversion
7 15 (9.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (7.32%) MSTest
8 12 (7.32%) NUnit
9 10 (6.10%) Cucumber
9 10 (6.10%) Liquibase
10 9 (5.49%) Selenium
11 5 (3.05%) Artifactory
11 5 (3.05%) Gradle
11 5 (3.05%) Travis CI
11 5 (3.05%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.83%) GitLab
12 3 (1.83%) gulp
12 3 (1.83%) TestNG
General
1 48 (29.27%) Finance
2 22 (13.41%) Banking
3 16 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 13 (7.93%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.44%) Publishing
6 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.83%) Retail
8 2 (1.22%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) French Language
9 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (51.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (18.29%) Developer
3 28 (17.07%) AWS DevOps
4 23 (14.02%) AWS Engineer
5 22 (13.41%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (12.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (11.59%) Java Developer
8 16 (9.76%) Senior DevOps
9 13 (7.93%) AWS Developer
9 13 (7.93%) Java Engineer
9 13 (7.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 13 (7.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (6.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (5.49%) Integration Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) Architect
13 6 (3.66%) Windows DevOps Engineer
13 6 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
14 5 (3.05%) Cloud Engineer
14 5 (3.05%) DevOps Developer
15 4 (2.44%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.20%) Node.js
1 20 (12.20%) Spring
2 14 (8.54%) Web Services
3 12 (7.32%) .NET
3 12 (7.32%) Spring MVC
4 11 (6.71%) RESTful
5 9 (5.49%) REST
6 8 (4.88%) Kafka
7 7 (4.27%) J2EE
7 7 (4.27%) LDAP
8 6 (3.66%) Ajax
8 6 (3.66%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.66%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (3.66%) HTML
9 5 (3.05%) CSS
9 5 (3.05%) HTML5
9 5 (3.05%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.44%) CSS3
10 4 (2.44%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (3.66%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.05%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (2.44%) Fintech
4 4 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.44%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.22%) Clustering
6 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.22%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 70 (42.68%) Linux
2 45 (27.44%) Unix
3 32 (19.51%) Windows
4 21 (12.80%) Windows Server
5 13 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (7.32%) Debian
7 7 (4.27%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.66%) CentOS
9 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.83%) Solaris
11 3 (1.83%) VMS
12 2 (1.22%) AIX
12 2 (1.22%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.61%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.61%) Fedora
13 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (71.95%) DevOps
2 62 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.80%) Configuration Management
3 60 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (15.24%) Migration
5 22 (13.41%) TDD
6 20 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (10.37%) BDD
8 16 (9.76%) OO
8 16 (9.76%) Open Source
9 15 (9.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 15 (9.15%) Microservices
10 13 (7.93%) MVC
10 13 (7.93%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.32%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.27%) Analytics
12 7 (4.27%) Data Analytics
12 7 (4.27%) Memory Management
13 6 (3.66%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (3.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (46.95%) Java
2 62 (37.80%) Python
3 47 (28.66%) Ruby
4 33 (20.12%) Bash Shell
5 22 (13.41%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.76%) Perl
7 15 (9.15%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.32%) SQL
9 11 (6.71%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.49%) C#
11 5 (3.05%) Go
12 4 (2.44%) C++
12 4 (2.44%) Groovy
13 3 (1.83%) Scala
14 2 (1.22%) C
14 2 (1.22%) R
15 1 (0.61%) Korn
15 1 (0.61%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.61%) PHP
15 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.27%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) RHCE
3 4 (2.44%) Degree
4 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.83%) RHCA
5 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) QA
2 10 (6.10%) GCP
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (35.98%) Docker
2 4 (2.44%) HDFS
2 4 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.83%) vSphere
4 2 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.22%) Firmware
4 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.22%) KVM
4 2 (1.22%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) iptables
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 107 (65.24%) Opscode Chef
2 105 (64.02%) Ansible
3 42 (25.61%) Terraform
4 33 (20.12%) Kubernetes
5 13 (7.93%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (5.49%) Mesos
7 7 (4.27%) Nagios
8 5 (3.05%) Kibana
9 4 (2.44%) logstash
9 4 (2.44%) Packer
9 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (2.44%) Salt
10 3 (1.83%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.83%) Grafana
10 3 (1.83%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (1.83%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.83%) Nessus
10 3 (1.83%) QRadar
11 2 (1.22%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (15.24%) Red Hat
2 22 (13.41%) Splunk
3 17 (10.37%) Oracle
4 11 (6.71%) AppDynamics
5 9 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.49%) VMware
6 5 (3.05%) Cisco
7 4 (2.44%) Google
7 4 (2.44%) New Relic
8 3 (1.83%) AlienVault
8 3 (1.83%) BMC
8 3 (1.83%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.83%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.83%) F5
8 3 (1.83%) HP
8 3 (1.83%) Qualys
8 3 (1.83%) Rapid7
8 3 (1.83%) Veritas
9 2 (1.22%) Citrix
9 2 (1.22%) Intel