Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 117 100
Rank change year-on-year -33 -17 -47
Contract jobs citing Puppet 92 155 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 2.20% 2.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.08% 15.17% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 117 132
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £456 £409 £426
90th Percentile £700 £660 £649
Central London median daily rate £565 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London 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 1,138 1,022 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.50% 14.51% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 806 615
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £345 £329 £313
90th Percentile £688 £680 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 7
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £13.53 £13.31 £15.40
90th Percentile £48.67 £25.50 £25.29
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -

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 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 17 August 2019. 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
Moorgate - 5 £500 -
Puppet
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 73 (79.35%) DevOps
2 63 (68.48%) Ansible
3 49 (53.26%) Linux
3 49 (53.26%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (48.91%) Jenkins
5 43 (46.74%) Docker
6 41 (44.57%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (43.48%) Terraform
8 37 (40.22%) Python
9 31 (33.70%) Java
10 27 (29.35%) Finance
10 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 26 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (28.26%) Kubernetes
12 24 (26.09%) Microservices
12 24 (26.09%) Configuration Management
13 23 (25.00%) Bash Shell
13 23 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
14 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
16 17 (18.48%) Windows
17 16 (17.39%) Ruby
18 15 (16.30%) Migration
18 15 (16.30%) MongoDB
19 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
20 12 (13.04%) Test Automation
20 12 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 12 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 12 (13.04%) NoSQL
21 11 (11.96%) PowerShell

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 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.78%) JBoss
2 9 (9.78%) Jetty
3 8 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (7.61%) Apache
5 6 (6.52%) IIS
5 6 (6.52%) nginx
6 5 (5.43%) Confluence
7 4 (4.35%) Apache Spark
7 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.17%) Mongrel
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (53.26%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (9.78%) Amazon S3
4 9 (9.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (6.52%) GitHub
7 5 (5.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (5.43%) IaaS
7 5 (5.43%) OpenShift
7 5 (5.43%) Serverless
7 5 (5.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (4.35%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (4.35%) PaaS
8 4 (4.35%) Route 53
9 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (3.26%) Datadog
10 2 (2.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.78%) HTTP
3 6 (6.52%) DNS
3 6 (6.52%) SSL
4 5 (5.43%) SAN
5 4 (4.35%) DHCP
5 4 (4.35%) Firewall
5 4 (4.35%) FTP
5 4 (4.35%) IPsec
6 3 (3.26%) NAS
7 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.17%) LAN
7 2 (2.17%) SSH
7 2 (2.17%) WAN
8 1 (1.09%) DMZ
8 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.09%) MPLS
8 1 (1.09%) RIP
8 1 (1.09%) VPN
8 1 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) MongoDB
2 12 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.61%) MySQL
5 6 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.35%) Big Data
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.35%) Redis
7 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.17%) DB2
8 2 (2.17%) InfluxDB
9 1 (1.09%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.09%) OLAP
9 1 (1.09%) Power BI
9 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 45 (48.91%) Jenkins
2 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (11.96%) JIRA
5 7 (7.61%) Maven
5 7 (7.61%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.52%) Travis CI
7 5 (5.43%) Ant
7 5 (5.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (5.43%) Selenium
8 4 (4.35%) Gradle
8 4 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (4.35%) Vagrant
9 3 (3.26%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.26%) Hudson
9 3 (3.26%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.26%) JMeter
9 3 (3.26%) Subversion
General
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Law
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Billing
4 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.17%) Front Office
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (59.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) AWS DevOps
2 17 (18.48%) AWS Engineer
3 15 (16.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) Azure DevOps
6 9 (9.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (7.61%) Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) DevOps Manager
11 3 (3.26%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) Node.js
2 9 (9.78%) Spring
3 8 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 5 (5.43%) Spring Boot
4 5 (5.43%) Web Services
5 4 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (4.35%) JSON
5 4 (4.35%) Kafka
5 4 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (4.35%) Swagger
6 3 (3.26%) HTML
6 3 (3.26%) HTML5
6 3 (3.26%) Play Framework
6 3 (3.26%) REST
6 3 (3.26%) XML
7 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.17%) Memcached
7 2 (2.17%) React
7 2 (2.17%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (4.35%) Social Media
2 3 (3.26%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.17%) Blog
3 2 (2.17%) Clustering
3 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.17%) Derivative
3 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.17%) Replication
3 2 (2.17%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) Wiki
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.09%) iSeries
4 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.26%) Linux
2 17 (18.48%) Windows
3 12 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.87%) Unix
5 7 (7.61%) CentOS
5 7 (7.61%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.35%) Android
6 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.35%) Debian
6 4 (4.35%) Solaris
7 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.09%) Fedora
8 1 (1.09%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (79.35%) DevOps
2 26 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (26.09%) Configuration Management
3 24 (26.09%) Microservices
4 23 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.30%) Migration
7 12 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.87%) TDD
9 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.78%) Open Source
10 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.61%) BDD
11 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Automation
12 6 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.52%) Data Science
12 6 (6.52%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (6.52%) Machine Learning
13 5 (5.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 5 (5.43%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.22%) Python
2 31 (33.70%) Java
3 23 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 16 (17.39%) Ruby
5 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
6 10 (10.87%) SQL
7 9 (9.78%) Go
8 7 (7.61%) Perl
9 6 (6.52%) C#
9 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.26%) Groovy
11 3 (3.26%) Scala
11 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.17%) C
12 2 (2.17%) C++
12 2 (2.17%) Clojure
12 2 (2.17%) PHP
12 2 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.09%) CCIE
4 1 (1.09%) CCNP
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 43 (46.74%) Docker
2 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.26%) KVM
4 3 (3.26%) Xen
5 2 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.09%) etcd
6 1 (1.09%) Varnish
6 1 (1.09%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.09%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (68.48%) Ansible
2 41 (44.57%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (43.48%) Terraform
4 26 (28.26%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.52%) Salt
6 5 (5.43%) Cobbler
6 5 (5.43%) Consul
6 5 (5.43%) Grafana
6 5 (5.43%) Graphite
6 5 (5.43%) Mesos
7 3 (3.26%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (3.26%) Kibana
7 3 (3.26%) logstash
7 3 (3.26%) Packer
7 3 (3.26%) Prometheus
8 2 (2.17%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.17%) Nagios
8 2 (2.17%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.09%) Control-M
9 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.70%) VMware
4 6 (6.52%) Google
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle
5 5 (5.43%) HP
6 4 (4.35%) Cloudera
6 4 (4.35%) SaltStack
6 4 (4.35%) Sybase
7 3 (3.26%) Citrix
7 3 (3.26%) Dell
7 3 (3.26%) EMC
7 3 (3.26%) Perforce
7 3 (3.26%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.26%) Splunk
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco
8 2 (2.17%) IBM
8 2 (2.17%) Sun
8 2 (2.17%) Veritas
8 2 (2.17%) webMethods