Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 October 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 57 93
Rank change year-on-year -29 +36 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 15 5 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.02% 0.79% 1.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.87% 6.67% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 14
10th Percentile £366 " "
25th Percentile £401 " £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £431 £315 £525
Median % change year-on-year +36.90% -40.00% +31.25%
75th Percentile £519 " £538
90th Percentile £553 " £548
England median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 152 75 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.30% 11.87% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 48 166
10th Percentile £224 £146 £150
25th Percentile £363 £259 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £350 £375
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -3.23%
75th Percentile £538 £473 £500
90th Percentile £592 £500 £538
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 21
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.73 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.38 £21.40 £13.75
Median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £16.25
Median % change year-on-year -40.00% +115.38% -7.12%
75th Percentile £54.25 £44.75 £21.75
90th Percentile £72.00 £49.10 £41.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the East Midlands

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Puppet in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Puppet in the East Midlands

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in the East Midlands

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire -19 8 £538 - 3
Derbyshire - 3 £411 - 1
Northamptonshire -9 2 £403 +27.78% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £445 - 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 11 (73.33%) Azure
1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (53.33%) Software Deployment
3 8 (53.33%) Ansible
4 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
4 7 (46.67%) SonarQube
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
6 5 (33.33%) Confluence
6 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (33.33%) ADO
6 5 (33.33%) Istio
6 5 (33.33%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) Retail
7 4 (26.67%) Groovy
8 3 (20.00%) MongoDB

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) Mule
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Azure
2 2 (13.33%) AWS
2 2 (13.33%) npm
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.67%) AWS CodeCommit
3 1 (6.67%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Pipelines
3 1 (6.67%) GCP
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) IPv4
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) Telnet
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) MariaDB
4 1 (6.67%) mvBase
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) UniData
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) JIRA
3 7 (46.67%) SonarQube
4 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
5 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
5 5 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) Chocolatey
7 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (13.33%) CA Release Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Gradle
7 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
7 2 (13.33%) JUnit
7 2 (13.33%) Maven
7 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) Subversion
7 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (6.67%) GitLab
8 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (33.33%) Influencing Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Social Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Azure DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) ADO
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) ARM Templates
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) RAML
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
3 2 (13.33%) Spring Security
3 2 (13.33%) Swagger
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Software Deployment
3 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) API Development
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Requirements Gathering
8 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Groovy
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) VBScript
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Ansible
2 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
3 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (33.33%) Istio
5 3 (20.00%) WSUS
6 2 (13.33%) Terraform
7 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (6.67%) Alibaba
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat