Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 144 99 124
Rank change year-on-year -45 +25 +9
Contract jobs citing Puppet 45 26 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 1.26% 1.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.69% 7.78% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 63
10th Percentile £483 £425 £450
25th Percentile £525 £461 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £500 £575
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +4.55%
75th Percentile £763 £625 £650
90th Percentile £788 £638 £738
Central London median daily rate £625 £508 £586
% change year-on-year +23.15% -13.43% +6.59%

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 673 334 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.92% 16.16% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 261 600
10th Percentile £425 £308 £312
25th Percentile £506 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -2.33%
75th Percentile £688 £600 £625
90th Percentile £775 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
10th Percentile £38.13 - £13.01
25th Percentile £42.81 - £14.00
Median hourly rate £53.75 £23.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +133.70% +17.95% +4.28%
75th Percentile £67.81 - £21.00
90th Percentile £74.38 - £21.80
Central London median hourly rate £53.75 £23.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +133.70% +16.46% +5.61%

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 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 36 (80.00%) Ansible
2 33 (73.33%) Docker
3 32 (71.11%) Kubernetes
4 30 (66.67%) Terraform
5 29 (64.44%) DevOps
6 25 (55.56%) Python
7 24 (53.33%) AWS
7 24 (53.33%) CI/CD
8 22 (48.89%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (46.67%) Configuration Management
10 20 (44.44%) Linux
10 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (42.22%) Infrastructure as Code
12 18 (40.00%) Jenkins
13 13 (28.89%) Java
14 11 (24.44%) Bash
14 11 (24.44%) GCP
15 10 (22.22%) Ruby
16 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 9 (20.00%) Windows
16 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 9 (20.00%) Go
17 8 (17.78%) GitLab
17 8 (17.78%) Azure
17 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
17 8 (17.78%) Migration
18 7 (15.56%) Finance
18 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
18 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
18 7 (15.56%) Git (software)

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 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 24 (53.33%) AWS
2 11 (24.44%) GCP
3 8 (17.78%) Azure
4 6 (13.33%) GitHub
4 6 (13.33%) PaaS
5 5 (11.11%) OpenShift
5 5 (11.11%) SaaS
6 4 (8.89%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (4.44%) Nutanix
8 2 (4.44%) Power Platform
9 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (2.22%) Azure App Service
9 1 (2.22%) Azure Service Fabric
9 1 (2.22%) Azure Stack
9 1 (2.22%) Azure Storage
9 1 (2.22%) Datadog
9 1 (2.22%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
1 4 (8.89%) NAS
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) IPv4
2 2 (4.44%) IPv6
2 2 (4.44%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.44%) SNMP
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) VSAN
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) Couchbase
2 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.67%) Redis
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.78%) GitLab
3 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.33%) CircleCI
5 4 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) Selenium
5 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
6 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (6.67%) SonarQube
6 3 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (6.67%) Zephyr
7 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.44%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (4.44%) RSpec
7 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.44%) Subversion
7 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.44%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
1 7 (15.56%) Public Sector
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Social Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.67%) Law
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 3 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (4.44%) International Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) Site Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Spring
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) JDBC
2 3 (6.67%) Kafka
2 3 (6.67%) LDAP
3 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.44%) JSON
3 2 (4.44%) REST
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) PostGIS
4 1 (2.22%) React
4 1 (2.22%) SAML
4 1 (2.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Cloud Native
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 6 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 5 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.67%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) CentOS
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Unix
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (2.22%) Debian
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) DevOps
2 24 (53.33%) CI/CD
3 21 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (42.22%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (17.78%) Migration
7 7 (15.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Microservices
9 4 (8.89%) Observability
9 4 (8.89%) SDLC
9 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
10 3 (6.67%) Insurtech
10 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
10 3 (6.67%) Product Roadmap
10 3 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) Python
2 13 (28.89%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) Bash
4 10 (22.22%) Ruby
5 9 (20.00%) Go
5 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.33%) C#
6 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.67%) Kotlin
7 3 (6.67%) Perl
7 3 (6.67%) Scala
7 3 (6.67%) SQL
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CCIE
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) GDPR
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (73.33%) Docker
2 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.44%) vCloud
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.44%) VMware NSX
5 2 (4.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.22%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (2.22%) NFS
6 1 (2.22%) Shibboleth
6 1 (2.22%) Squid
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (80.00%) Ansible
2 32 (71.11%) Kubernetes
3 30 (66.67%) Terraform
4 22 (48.89%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (11.11%) Salt
6 4 (8.89%) Nagios
6 4 (8.89%) Packer
6 4 (8.89%) Prometheus
7 3 (6.67%) Consul
7 3 (6.67%) Icinga
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (4.44%) Netcool
8 2 (4.44%) vRealize
9 1 (2.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (2.22%) Control-M
9 1 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) SaltStack
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco
6 3 (6.67%) Confluent
6 3 (6.67%) Splunk
7 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) IBM
7 2 (4.44%) Qualys
8 1 (2.22%) Altiris
8 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) Google
8 1 (2.22%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.22%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.22%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.22%) Serena