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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 4 July 2022 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 of England
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 116 100 106
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 +25
Contract jobs citing Puppet 26 25 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 1.24% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.28% 8.33% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 12
10th Percentile £345 £374 -
25th Percentile £450 £461 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +22.22% -16.67%
75th Percentile £625 £675 £556
90th Percentile - £788 £684
England median daily rate £576 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.62% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £66.00
England median hourly rate - £60.00 £52.75
% change year-on-year - +13.74% +40.67%

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 of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 357 300 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.14% 14.91% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 196 169
10th Percentile £236 £258 £150
25th Percentile £348 £325 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £500 £425
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
75th Percentile £625 £550 £525
90th Percentile £675 £672 £600
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 24
10th Percentile - £15.38 £13.80
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.17 £14.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.79 £18.88
Median % change year-on-year -25.45% +10.16% +7.86%
75th Percentile £18.47 £23.21 £23.25
90th Percentile £54.50 - £39.31
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.78% +18.49% +5.41%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Puppet in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -2 14 £600 -7.69%
Cambridgeshire -11 12 £350 -41.67% 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 26 (100.00%) Ansible
2 19 (73.08%) DevOps
3 16 (61.54%) Terraform
3 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 15 (57.69%) Python
5 13 (50.00%) Docker
6 12 (46.15%) Kubernetes
6 12 (46.15%) CI/CD
7 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure as Code
7 11 (42.31%) GCP
7 11 (42.31%) Linux
7 11 (42.31%) AWS
8 10 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (34.62%) Platform Engineering
9 9 (34.62%) Go
9 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
10 8 (30.77%) Azure
11 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
12 6 (23.08%) Agile
12 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 6 (23.08%) Azure DevOps
13 5 (19.23%) SaltStack
13 5 (19.23%) Bash
13 5 (19.23%) MySQL
14 4 (15.38%) LDAP
14 4 (15.38%) DHCP
14 4 (15.38%) SNMP
14 4 (15.38%) DNS
14 4 (15.38%) HP
14 4 (15.38%) Dell

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) AWS
1 11 (42.31%) GCP
2 8 (30.77%) Azure
3 6 (23.08%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) SNMP
2 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) Terragrunt
General
1 1 (3.85%) Games
1 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
1 1 (3.85%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) GCP DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell Developer
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) LAMP
1 4 (15.38%) Laravel
1 4 (15.38%) LDAP
1 4 (15.38%) Symfony
2 2 (7.69%) React
3 1 (3.85%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) CI/CD
3 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure as Code
4 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
4 9 (34.62%) Platform Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Agile
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Task Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
8 2 (7.69%) UX Design
9 1 (3.85%) ITSM
9 1 (3.85%) Kanban
9 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
9 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Go
3 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 5 (19.23%) Bash
5 4 (15.38%) C-shell
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) Scala
7 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (100.00%) Ansible
2 16 (61.54%) Terraform
3 12 (46.15%) Kubernetes
4 10 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (15.38%) HAProxy
5 4 (15.38%) Nagios
5 4 (15.38%) vCenter Server
6 2 (7.69%) Grafana
7 1 (3.85%) Argo
7 1 (3.85%) FreeIPA
7 1 (3.85%) Icinga
7 1 (3.85%) Istio
7 1 (3.85%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) SaltStack
2 4 (15.38%) Dell
2 4 (15.38%) Fujitsu
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.85%) Sun