Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 91 66
Rank change year-on-year -18 -25 +87
Contract jobs citing Puppet 106 107 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.05% 2.20% 3.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.13% 23.11% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 70 126
East of England median daily rate £513 £503 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.99% +21.08% +3.75%
10th Percentile £438 £338 £350
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
England median daily rate £513 £500 £460
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.70% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East of England median hourly rate - - £60.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% -39.53% -

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 554 463 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.74% 9.50% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 277 350
East of England median daily rate £450 £403 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% -1.83% +17.14%
10th Percentile £160 £200 £217
90th Percentile £583 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 40
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -51.11% +121.31%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £27.60 £37.59 £60.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.56% +1.88% +2.56%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet in the East of England.

Contractor 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 23 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
Essex +13 55 £513 +2.50%
Hertfordshire -15 27 £500 -3.61% 9
Norfolk -17 10 £433 -15.20% 2
Cambridgeshire -19 7 £500 +17.65% 10
Suffolk +2 6 £400 -11.11%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 80 (75.47%) Opscode Chef
1 80 (75.47%) DevOps
2 71 (66.98%) Jenkins
3 69 (65.09%) Configuration Management
4 64 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (52.83%) Middleware
6 54 (50.94%) Linux
6 54 (50.94%) Scrum
7 50 (47.17%) TDD
8 46 (43.40%) SOA
9 43 (40.57%) Ansible
10 32 (30.19%) Docker
11 30 (28.30%) Telecoms
11 30 (28.30%) Finance
12 27 (25.47%) Manufacturing
12 27 (25.47%) Electronics
12 27 (25.47%) Programme Management
12 27 (25.47%) Marketing
12 27 (25.47%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (25.47%) JBoss
12 27 (25.47%) SAP
12 27 (25.47%) Digital Marketing
12 27 (25.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (24.53%) Relational Database
14 24 (22.64%) Test Automation
14 24 (22.64%) Open Source
14 24 (22.64%) Microservices
15 23 (21.70%) TCP/IP

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 27 (25.47%) JBoss
2 18 (16.98%) Apache
3 15 (14.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (7.55%) OpenStack
4 8 (7.55%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.72%) Mule
6 4 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (3.77%) nginx
7 3 (2.83%) AquaLogic
7 3 (2.83%) Confluence
7 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.89%) CMS
8 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.94%) IIS
9 1 (0.94%) Jetty
9 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.94%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (8.49%) PaaS
5 8 (7.55%) Amazon S3
6 7 (6.60%) IaaS
6 7 (6.60%) Route 53
7 5 (4.72%) SaaS
8 4 (3.77%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (3.77%) Serverless
9 3 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.89%) GitHub
10 2 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.70%) TCP/IP
2 22 (20.75%) HTTP
2 22 (20.75%) SSL
3 3 (2.83%) DNS
3 3 (2.83%) Internet
3 3 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.83%) Network Security
4 2 (1.89%) DHCP
4 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.89%) Junos
5 1 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.94%) FTP
5 1 (0.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.53%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.55%) MySQL
2 8 (7.55%) RDBMS
3 7 (6.60%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.77%) DB2
5 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 71 (66.98%) Jenkins
2 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
3 14 (13.21%) Subversion
4 10 (9.43%) Maven
5 9 (8.49%) JIRA
6 5 (4.72%) Mercurial
7 4 (3.77%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.77%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.83%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.83%) Selenium
9 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.89%) Gradle
9 2 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.89%) Mocha
9 2 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.94%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.94%) gulp
10 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.94%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
1 30 (28.30%) Telecoms
2 27 (25.47%) Electronics
2 27 (25.47%) Manufacturing
2 27 (25.47%) Marketing
3 3 (2.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (54.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (18.87%) Middleware Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) Integration Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Consultant
5 10 (9.43%) Architect
6 9 (8.49%) Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.60%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (4.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (3.77%) Administrator
11 4 (3.77%) Lead DevOps
11 4 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (52.83%) Middleware
2 14 (13.21%) J2EE
3 12 (11.32%) Web Services
4 8 (7.55%) Spring
4 8 (7.55%) Spring Boot
5 6 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (5.66%) SOAP
5 6 (5.66%) XML
6 5 (4.72%) .NET
6 5 (4.72%) Java EE
6 5 (4.72%) Java SE
6 5 (4.72%) JSON
6 5 (4.72%) JSON Schema
6 5 (4.72%) OAuth
6 5 (4.72%) REST
6 5 (4.72%) WSDL
6 5 (4.72%) XSLT
7 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.83%) boto
7 3 (2.83%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.89%) Derivative
2 2 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.94%) PKI
3 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.94%) Linux
2 27 (25.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (16.04%) Unix
4 8 (7.55%) Solaris
5 7 (6.60%) Windows
6 5 (4.72%) AIX
6 5 (4.72%) HPUX
7 2 (1.89%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.94%) CentOS
8 1 (0.94%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (75.47%) DevOps
2 69 (65.09%) Configuration Management
3 64 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (50.94%) Scrum
6 50 (47.17%) TDD
7 46 (43.40%) SOA
8 27 (25.47%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (25.47%) Digital Marketing
8 27 (25.47%) Programme Management
9 24 (22.64%) Microservices
9 24 (22.64%) Open Source
9 24 (22.64%) Test Automation
10 21 (19.81%) Kanban
11 17 (16.04%) Mentoring
12 14 (13.21%) Coaching
12 14 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (12.26%) API Design
14 10 (9.43%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (8.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.87%) Python
2 18 (16.98%) Perl
3 12 (11.32%) Java
4 10 (9.43%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.49%) Ruby
5 9 (8.49%) SQL
6 8 (7.55%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.72%) Groovy
8 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.72%) XPath
9 4 (3.77%) C
9 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.77%) PHP
10 3 (2.83%) C#
11 2 (1.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.89%) JNCIA
2 2 (1.89%) JNCIE
2 2 (1.89%) JNCIP
2 2 (1.89%) JNCIS
2 2 (1.89%) RHCA
2 2 (1.89%) RHCE
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) GCP
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 32 (30.19%) Docker
2 9 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.89%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.89%) XenApp
4 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.94%) LXC
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 80 (75.47%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (40.57%) Ansible
3 16 (15.09%) Terraform
4 10 (9.43%) Kubernetes
5 7 (6.60%) Mesos
6 4 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.83%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (2.83%) Packer
7 3 (2.83%) Rancher
8 2 (1.89%) Marathon
9 1 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.94%) Grafana
9 1 (0.94%) Nagios
9 1 (0.94%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (25.47%) SAP
2 22 (20.75%) Oracle
3 19 (17.92%) WSO2
4 10 (9.43%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.43%) VMware
5 5 (4.72%) webMethods
6 4 (3.77%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.77%) Splunk
7 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.83%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.83%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix
8 2 (1.89%) Coveo
8 2 (1.89%) Dell
8 2 (1.89%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.89%) Google
8 2 (1.89%) HP
8 2 (1.89%) IBM
8 2 (1.89%) Juniper
8 2 (1.89%) SaltStack