Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 25 January 2020 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 15 20
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 -15
Contract jobs citing Puppet 37 166 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.05% 16.39% 10.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.84% 42.35% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 149 71
Croydon median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £385 £513 £356
90th Percentile £566 £588 £625
South London median daily rate £513 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.38% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Croydon with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 162 392 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 30.86% 38.70% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 318 155
Croydon median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.82%
10th Percentile £413 £450 £321
90th Percentile £663 £611 £641
South London median daily rate £538 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.38% - +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.27 £47.83
% change year-on-year -17.19% -11.63% +1.77%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Croydon

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Puppet in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Croydon

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Croydon over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
1 30 (81.08%) DevOps
2 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
3 24 (64.86%) Ansible
3 24 (64.86%) Docker
3 24 (64.86%) AWS
4 23 (62.16%) Kubernetes
4 23 (62.16%) Terraform
5 21 (56.76%) Configuration Management
6 20 (54.05%) Linux
6 20 (54.05%) Python
7 17 (45.95%) Migration
8 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure as Code
9 13 (35.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (35.14%) Go
9 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
10 11 (29.73%) Amazon S3
10 11 (29.73%) GitHub
10 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (27.03%) Open Source
12 8 (21.62%) Azure
12 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
12 8 (21.62%) OpenShift
13 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
13 7 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (18.92%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (18.92%) Ubuntu
13 7 (18.92%) LDAP

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 5 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (64.86%) AWS
2 13 (35.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (29.73%) Amazon S3
3 11 (29.73%) GitHub
4 8 (21.62%) Azure
4 8 (21.62%) OpenShift
5 7 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (16.22%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (16.22%) Route 53
7 5 (13.51%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (13.51%) GCP
7 5 (13.51%) Serverless
8 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) GitLab
3 5 (13.51%) Artifactory
3 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) REST Assured
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.81%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (40.54%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (37.84%) AWS DevOps
4 13 (35.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support
5 5 (13.51%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) DevSecOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Release Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) LDAP
2 5 (13.51%) Kafka
2 5 (13.51%) Laravel
2 5 (13.51%) Node.js
2 5 (13.51%) Vue.js
3 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
1 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (16.22%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Ubuntu
4 5 (13.51%) CentOS
5 3 (8.11%) Windows
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) DevOps
2 21 (56.76%) Configuration Management
3 17 (45.95%) Migration
4 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) Open Source
6 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (16.22%) High Availability
7 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) Log Aggregation
8 3 (8.11%) Server Management
9 2 (5.41%) DevSecOps
9 2 (5.41%) Presales
9 2 (5.41%) Security Hardening
9 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.70%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (2.70%) SDLC
10 1 (2.70%) Separation of Concerns
10 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
2 13 (35.14%) Go
3 6 (16.22%) Ruby
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) MCSA
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.81%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Docker
2 6 (16.22%) KVM
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (13.51%) iptables
3 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) NFS
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (64.86%) Ansible
2 23 (62.16%) Kubernetes
2 23 (62.16%) Terraform
3 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.51%) yum
5 2 (5.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (5.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.70%) Consul
6 1 (2.70%) Grafana
6 1 (2.70%) Packer
6 1 (2.70%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.70%) Rsyslog
6 1 (2.70%) Salt
6 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.70%) AlienVault
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle