Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 87 138
Rank change year-on-year -51 +51 -28
Contract jobs citing Puppet 40 32 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 1.80% 1.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.71% 10.42% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 92
10th Percentile £463 £225 £457
25th Percentile £513 £419 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £500 £575
Median % change year-on-year +18.00% -13.04% +9.52%
75th Percentile £663 £588 £633
90th Percentile £795 £638 £723
Central London median daily rate £590 £500 £575
% change year-on-year +18.00% -13.04% +4.55%

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 519 307 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.16% 17.23% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 235 916
10th Percentile £384 £364 £331
25th Percentile £478 £433 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £574 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.29% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £602 £625
90th Percentile £713 £658 £688
Central London median daily rate £573 £525 £545
% change year-on-year +9.05% -3.67% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 23
10th Percentile £30.13 " £12.76
25th Percentile £40.81 £12.76 £14.00
Median hourly rate £60.75 £13.44 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +352.01% -36.00% +12.30%
75th Percentile £82.81 £14.12 £32.31
90th Percentile £94.78 " £46.44
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.82% -27.38% +12.30%

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 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 24 (60.00%) Docker
1 24 (60.00%) DevOps
1 24 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 23 (57.50%) AWS
3 22 (55.00%) Terraform
4 21 (52.50%) Ansible
5 15 (37.50%) Linux
6 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (27.50%) Packer
7 11 (27.50%) Python
8 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 10 (25.00%) Observability
8 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 10 (25.00%) Social Skills
9 9 (22.50%) Insurtech
9 9 (22.50%) Consul
9 9 (22.50%) Prometheus
9 9 (22.50%) Public Cloud
9 9 (22.50%) Software Delivery
10 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 8 (20.00%) VMware
10 8 (20.00%) Migration
11 7 (17.50%) Java
11 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
11 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
12 6 (15.00%) GitHub
12 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (15.00%) Icinga

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 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.50%) Moodle
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 23 (57.50%) AWS
2 6 (15.00%) GitHub
2 6 (15.00%) SaaS
3 5 (12.50%) Azure
4 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.00%) GCP
5 3 (7.50%) PaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.50%) Azure App Service
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Service Fabric
6 1 (2.50%) Datadog
6 1 (2.50%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
1 3 (7.50%) SNMP
2 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (5.00%) NAS
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.50%) IPv4
3 1 (2.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) Redis
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Maven
4 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.00%) Gradle
4 2 (5.00%) RSpec
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (2.50%) GitLab
5 1 (2.50%) Serena SBM
5 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Law
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Public Sector
4 3 (7.50%) Finance
5 2 (5.00%) International Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Site Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) JDBC
3 1 (2.50%) Kafka
3 1 (2.50%) LAMP
3 1 (2.50%) Laravel
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.50%) React
3 1 (2.50%) SAML
3 1 (2.50%) Vert.x
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Public Cloud
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) CentOS
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) DevOps
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 10 (25.00%) Observability
3 9 (22.50%) Insurtech
3 9 (22.50%) Software Delivery
4 8 (20.00%) Migration
5 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) Tech Ops
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 3 (7.50%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Automation
8 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.50%) Microservices
8 3 (7.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Development
9 2 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Python
2 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) Go
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Groovy
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) AWK
6 1 (2.50%) Clojure
6 1 (2.50%) F#
6 1 (2.50%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.50%) Rust
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) sed
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (2.50%) NFS
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 22 (55.00%) Terraform
3 21 (52.50%) Ansible
4 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (27.50%) Packer
6 9 (22.50%) Consul
6 9 (22.50%) Prometheus
7 6 (15.00%) Icinga
8 4 (10.00%) Grafana
9 2 (5.00%) Cobbler
9 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (5.00%) Nagios
10 1 (2.50%) Control-M
10 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (2.50%) Netcool
10 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (2.50%) Salt
10 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
10 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) VMware
2 5 (12.50%) EMC
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Splunk
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.50%) Altiris
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.50%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) Serena
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec