Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 87 91
Rank change year-on-year -43 +4 +82
Contract jobs citing Puppet 69 96 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.50% 2.16% 2.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.58% 23.59% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 80
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £323 £381 £362
90th Percentile £635 £713 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - £61.25
10th Percentile £37.50 - £60.13
90th Percentile £42.50 - £63.38
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +23.89% -43.50% +5.26%

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 508 407 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.03% 9.17% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 231 249
East of England median daily rate £418 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -4.71% +21.43%
10th Percentile £170 £181 £206
90th Percentile £587 £588 £578
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 35
East of England median hourly rate £12.61 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.58% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £10.16 £13.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £29.00 £34.89 £44.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -40 20 £550 +4.76% 13
Essex -3 19 £550 +14.58%
Cambridgeshire +3 18 £475 +11.76% 19
Norfolk -12 6 £550 -4.35% 4
Suffolk +6 5 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 50 (72.46%) DevOps
2 47 (68.12%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (59.42%) Jenkins
3 41 (59.42%) Ansible
4 39 (56.52%) Linux
5 32 (46.38%) Docker
6 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (39.13%) Configuration Management
8 26 (37.68%) Python
8 26 (37.68%) Git (software)
9 25 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (36.23%) Scrum
10 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (31.88%) TDD
12 20 (28.99%) SOA
12 20 (28.99%) Unix
13 19 (27.54%) Oracle
13 19 (27.54%) Relational Database
14 17 (24.64%) Subversion
15 16 (23.19%) Perl
15 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
15 16 (23.19%) Microservices
16 15 (21.74%) Apache
16 15 (21.74%) Middleware
17 14 (20.29%) Java
17 14 (20.29%) Ruby
17 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
17 14 (20.29%) Terraform
18 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure

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 15 (21.74%) Apache
2 11 (15.94%) JBoss
3 10 (14.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (8.70%) CMS
4 6 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (7.25%) OpenStack
6 3 (4.35%) Confluence
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.90%) IIS
7 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.45%) Mule
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) HipChat
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.14%) GitHub
4 6 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (5.80%) PaaS
7 3 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (4.35%) Route 53
7 3 (4.35%) Serverless
7 3 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.45%) IaaS
9 1 (1.45%) Office 365
9 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.94%) HTTP
2 11 (15.94%) SSL
3 7 (10.14%) Firewall
4 6 (8.70%) DNS
5 3 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.90%) Junos
6 2 (2.90%) SAN
7 1 (1.45%) FTP
7 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) Relational Database
2 10 (14.49%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (13.04%) DB2
3 9 (13.04%) MySQL
4 4 (5.80%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (59.42%) Jenkins
2 26 (37.68%) Git (software)
3 17 (24.64%) Subversion
4 9 (13.04%) JIRA
5 8 (11.59%) Selenium
5 8 (11.59%) Vagrant
6 7 (10.14%) Cucumber
6 7 (10.14%) Jasmine
7 6 (8.70%) Ant
7 6 (8.70%) JMeter
7 6 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (8.70%) Mercurial
7 6 (8.70%) Mocha
7 6 (8.70%) SoapUI
7 6 (8.70%) Zephyr
8 5 (7.25%) Maven
9 4 (5.80%) Bitbucket
9 4 (5.80%) Gradle
9 4 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
General
1 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Marketing
3 4 (5.80%) Electronics
3 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (11.59%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (11.59%) Developer
3 7 (10.14%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (10.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Test Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) Middleware
2 12 (17.39%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) Web Services
3 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.04%) J2EE
5 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
5 7 (10.14%) CSS
5 7 (10.14%) jQuery
5 7 (10.14%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.70%) Backbone.js
6 6 (8.70%) Durandal
6 6 (8.70%) LESS
6 6 (8.70%) React
6 6 (8.70%) SAML
6 6 (8.70%) Sass
7 4 (5.80%) SOAP
7 4 (5.80%) XML
8 2 (2.90%) HTML
8 2 (2.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) PKI
2 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Derivative
4 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Linux
2 20 (28.99%) Unix
3 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (13.04%) Windows
5 4 (5.80%) Solaris
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.90%) DC/OS
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) HPUX
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (72.46%) DevOps
2 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.13%) Configuration Management
4 25 (36.23%) Scrum
5 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (31.88%) TDD
7 20 (28.99%) SOA
8 16 (23.19%) Microservices
8 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
9 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
9 12 (17.39%) Open Source
10 11 (15.94%) Kanban
11 8 (11.59%) Coaching
12 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (10.14%) MVC
12 7 (10.14%) Translating Business Requirements
12 7 (10.14%) Web Application Development
13 6 (8.70%) Content Management
13 6 (8.70%) DNA
13 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) Python
2 16 (23.19%) Perl
3 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
3 14 (20.29%) Java
3 14 (20.29%) Ruby
4 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.04%) C#
6 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
7 6 (8.70%) SQL
8 4 (5.80%) C
9 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.90%) Go
10 2 (2.90%) JCL
11 1 (1.45%) C++
11 1 (1.45%) Groovy
11 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (2.90%) JNCIA
2 2 (2.90%) JNCIE
2 2 (2.90%) JNCIP
2 2 (2.90%) JNCIS
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) GCP
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (46.38%) Docker
2 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.90%) XenApp
3 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.45%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 47 (68.12%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (59.42%) Ansible
3 14 (20.29%) Terraform
4 12 (17.39%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.80%) Mesos
6 3 (4.35%) HP ALM
6 3 (4.35%) Rancher
6 3 (4.35%) Salt
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.90%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.90%) Marathon
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.45%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.45%) Graphite
8 1 (1.45%) HP Fortify
8 1 (1.45%) logstash
8 1 (1.45%) Packer
8 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.45%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) VMware
3 10 (14.49%) WSO2
4 9 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.14%) IBM
5 7 (10.14%) Sitecore
6 6 (8.70%) Coveo
6 6 (8.70%) hybris
6 6 (8.70%) Intershop
7 4 (5.80%) Atlassian
7 4 (5.80%) HP
7 4 (5.80%) SAP
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.35%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco
9 2 (2.90%) Citrix
9 2 (2.90%) Juniper
9 2 (2.90%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.90%) Sonatype
9 2 (2.90%) Xamarin