Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 51 95
Rank change year-on-year -55 +44 +61
Contract jobs citing Puppet 141 286 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.01% 4.30% 2.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.26% 37.68% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 241 187
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £421 £413 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -2.33% +13.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £24.00 -

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 772 759 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.99% 11.41% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 595 674
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.51% +3.00%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £285
90th Percentile £668 £629 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +61.76% -6.75%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.74 £11.19
90th Percentile £27.50 £66.38 £36.10
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +61.76% -5.56%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +5 4 £550 +33.33%
Puppet
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 100 (70.92%) DevOps
2 86 (60.99%) Linux
3 82 (58.16%) Ansible
4 81 (57.45%) Amazon AWS
5 68 (48.23%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (47.52%) Java
7 64 (45.39%) Python
8 60 (42.55%) Jenkins
9 59 (41.84%) Configuration Management
10 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (29.08%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (27.66%) Unix
12 39 (27.66%) Docker
12 39 (27.66%) Terraform
13 37 (26.24%) Ruby
14 34 (24.11%) Git (software)
14 34 (24.11%) Bash Shell
15 27 (19.15%) Finance
16 24 (17.02%) Windows
17 23 (16.31%) Maven
17 23 (16.31%) Kubernetes
18 22 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (14.89%) TCP/IP
19 21 (14.89%) Red Hat
20 20 (14.18%) Perl
20 20 (14.18%) AWS CloudFormation
20 20 (14.18%) Open Source
21 19 (13.48%) Continuous Delivery
21 19 (13.48%) MySQL
22 18 (12.77%) JIRA

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 13 (9.22%) Apache
2 11 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.38%) nginx
4 8 (5.67%) JBoss
4 8 (5.67%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.96%) Confluence
5 7 (4.96%) Jetty
6 5 (3.55%) IIS
6 5 (3.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.55%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.13%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.13%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.42%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 81 (57.45%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (14.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (8.51%) IaaS
5 10 (7.09%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (7.09%) PaaS
6 9 (6.38%) Amazon S3
7 8 (5.67%) GitHub
8 7 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (4.96%) Route 53
9 6 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (3.55%) npm
10 5 (3.55%) Slack
11 4 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (2.84%) Heroku
11 4 (2.84%) Serverless
11 4 (2.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (1.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.93%) DNS
3 12 (8.51%) Firewall
3 12 (8.51%) HTTP
4 9 (6.38%) SSL
5 6 (4.26%) Network Security
6 5 (3.55%) LDAP
7 4 (2.84%) FTP
7 4 (2.84%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.13%) SAN
9 2 (1.42%) DHCP
9 2 (1.42%) DSL
9 2 (1.42%) NAS
9 2 (1.42%) SMTP
9 2 (1.42%) VPN
9 2 (1.42%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.42%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.71%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) MySQL
2 16 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (8.51%) Big Data
3 12 (8.51%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.80%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.09%) Hadoop
6 9 (6.38%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.26%) Apache Hive
7 6 (4.26%) HBase
8 4 (2.84%) Hazelcast
8 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.13%) SQLite
10 2 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.42%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.42%) Impala
10 2 (1.42%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 60 (42.55%) Jenkins
2 34 (24.11%) Git (software)
3 23 (16.31%) Maven
4 18 (12.77%) JIRA
5 13 (9.22%) Subversion
6 11 (7.80%) TeamCity
7 8 (5.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.26%) Artifactory
9 4 (2.84%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.84%) Gradle
9 4 (2.84%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (2.84%) MSTest
9 4 (2.84%) NUnit
9 4 (2.84%) webpack
10 3 (2.13%) Ant
10 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.13%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.13%) Liquibase
11 2 (1.42%) git-flow
11 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (19.15%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Banking
3 8 (5.67%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.13%) Publishing
6 2 (1.42%) Law
6 2 (1.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (48.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (19.15%) AWS DevOps
3 24 (17.02%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (16.31%) AWS Engineer
5 21 (14.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 20 (14.18%) Developer
7 17 (12.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 15 (10.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 14 (9.93%) Senior DevOps
10 12 (8.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 11 (7.80%) Java Developer
12 10 (7.09%) Administrator
12 10 (7.09%) Architect
13 8 (5.67%) Java Engineer
14 7 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
15 6 (4.26%) AWS Developer
15 6 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
16 5 (3.55%) DevOps Systems Engineer
16 5 (3.55%) Linux Administrator
16 5 (3.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.06%) Web Services
2 16 (11.35%) RESTful
3 13 (9.22%) REST
3 13 (9.22%) Spring
4 11 (7.80%) .NET
5 10 (7.09%) Node.js
6 8 (5.67%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (4.96%) SOAP
8 6 (4.26%) Ajax
8 6 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
8 6 (4.26%) OAuth
8 6 (4.26%) Spring MVC
8 6 (4.26%) XML
9 5 (3.55%) J2EE
9 5 (3.55%) Java EE
9 5 (3.55%) jQuery
9 5 (3.55%) Kafka
9 5 (3.55%) Servlets
10 4 (2.84%) Guice
10 4 (2.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) Public Cloud
2 7 (4.96%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.84%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.84%) PKI
4 4 (2.84%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.84%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.42%) Clustering
6 2 (1.42%) Fintech
6 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.71%) DataPower
7 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 86 (60.99%) Linux
2 39 (27.66%) Unix
3 24 (17.02%) Windows
4 16 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.51%) Windows Server
6 11 (7.80%) CentOS
7 8 (5.67%) Ubuntu
8 6 (4.26%) Debian
9 4 (2.84%) CoreOS
10 3 (2.13%) Solaris
10 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.42%) Android
11 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.71%) AIX
12 1 (0.71%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.71%) Fedora
12 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (70.92%) DevOps
2 59 (41.84%) Configuration Management
3 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (29.08%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (14.18%) Open Source
6 19 (13.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (12.06%) TDD
7 17 (12.06%) Test Automation
8 16 (11.35%) Migration
9 15 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.51%) Microservices
10 12 (8.51%) Release Management
11 10 (7.09%) BDD
12 9 (6.38%) Analytics
12 9 (6.38%) OO
12 9 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.96%) Data Analytics
13 7 (4.96%) Kanban
13 7 (4.96%) Scrum
14 6 (4.26%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.52%) Java
2 64 (45.39%) Python
3 37 (26.24%) Ruby
4 34 (24.11%) Bash Shell
5 20 (14.18%) Perl
6 16 (11.35%) Shell Script
7 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.67%) Scala
9 7 (4.96%) SQL
10 6 (4.26%) C#
10 6 (4.26%) Go
10 6 (4.26%) Groovy
11 4 (2.84%) C
12 3 (2.13%) C++
12 3 (2.13%) Korn
13 2 (1.42%) COBOL
13 2 (1.42%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.42%) R
14 1 (0.71%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) RHCE
4 3 (2.13%) Degree
4 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.13%) RHCA
5 2 (1.42%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CEH
6 1 (0.71%) CISSP
6 1 (0.71%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.71%) GIAC
6 1 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) GCP
1 5 (3.55%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) PMO
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (27.66%) Docker
2 6 (4.26%) HDFS
2 6 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.42%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.42%) Firmware
4 2 (1.42%) KVM
4 2 (1.42%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.42%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.71%) iptables
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 82 (58.16%) Ansible
2 68 (48.23%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (27.66%) Terraform
4 23 (16.31%) Kubernetes
5 9 (6.38%) Packer
6 8 (5.67%) Nagios
7 7 (4.96%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (4.96%) logstash
8 6 (4.26%) Salt
9 5 (3.55%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (3.55%) Kibana
10 4 (2.84%) Mesos
11 3 (2.13%) Grafana
11 3 (2.13%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.42%) Control-M
12 2 (1.42%) Graphite
12 2 (1.42%) IBM BigFix
12 2 (1.42%) Oozie
12 2 (1.42%) TADDM
13 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (14.89%) Red Hat
2 11 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.80%) VMware
3 10 (7.09%) Oracle
4 9 (6.38%) Splunk
5 7 (4.96%) Cisco
5 7 (4.96%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.55%) IBM
7 4 (2.84%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.13%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.13%) Citrix
8 3 (2.13%) Google
9 2 (1.42%) Capita
9 2 (1.42%) EMC
9 2 (1.42%) HP
9 2 (1.42%) Intel
9 2 (1.42%) NetApp
9 2 (1.42%) New Relic
9 2 (1.42%) Palantir