Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 94 92
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Puppet 88 103 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.98% 2.30% 2.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.57% 20.04% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 75 74
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +22.58%
10th Percentile £313 £401 £335
90th Percentile £660 £600 £552
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00% +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 531 514 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.94% 11.49% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 288 234
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £239 £179 £178
90th Percentile £618 £587 £575
England median daily rate £488 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 20
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -17.14% -25.53%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.26 £13.23
90th Percentile £28.40 £21.25 £44.48
England median hourly rate £19.40 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% -20.00% +12.50%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Cambridgeshire +32 27 £500 +8.11% 9
Essex -14 25 £525 +0.48% 6
Hertfordshire -21 22 £419 -23.86% 10
Norfolk +10 8 £450 -20.88% 2
Suffolk -3 6 £525 -2.33% 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 63 (71.59%) Linux
2 58 (65.91%) DevOps
3 45 (51.14%) Ansible
3 45 (51.14%) Jenkins
3 45 (51.14%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (43.18%) Configuration Management
5 35 (39.77%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (39.77%) Docker
6 33 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 33 (37.50%) Python
7 26 (29.55%) TCP/IP
7 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (29.55%) Deployment Automation
8 24 (27.27%) SSL
8 24 (27.27%) Perl
8 24 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (26.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (25.00%) Unix
11 21 (23.86%) HTTP
11 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
11 21 (23.86%) Kubernetes
12 20 (22.73%) Terraform
12 20 (22.73%) Bash Shell
13 17 (19.32%) Windows
13 17 (19.32%) Apache
14 15 (17.05%) DNS
14 15 (17.05%) Ruby
14 15 (17.05%) Mentoring
15 14 (15.91%) Open Source
15 14 (15.91%) Java

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 17 (19.32%) Apache
2 8 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 7 (7.95%) Confluence
4 6 (6.82%) JBoss
5 5 (5.68%) nginx
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.41%) IIS
8 2 (2.27%) CMS
8 2 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.14%) Jetty
9 1 (1.14%) Mongrel
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) HipChat
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.95%) GitHub
4 5 (5.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.55%) npm
6 3 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.41%) Stackdriver
7 2 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.27%) G Suite
7 2 (2.27%) PaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Akamai
8 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.14%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.14%) IaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Route 53
8 1 (1.14%) Serverless
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.55%) TCP/IP
2 24 (27.27%) SSL
3 21 (23.86%) HTTP
4 15 (17.05%) DNS
5 11 (12.50%) Firewall
6 5 (5.68%) DHCP
7 4 (4.55%) FTP
7 4 (4.55%) HTTPS
7 4 (4.55%) SAN
8 3 (3.41%) SSH
8 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.41%) Wireless
9 2 (2.27%) BGP
9 2 (2.27%) Internet
9 2 (2.27%) IPsec
9 2 (2.27%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.27%) OSPF
10 1 (1.14%) 802.11
10 1 (1.14%) DWDM
10 1 (1.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (12.50%) MySQL
3 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.82%) DB2
5 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.41%) Big Data
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 45 (51.14%) Jenkins
2 33 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.23%) JIRA
4 8 (9.09%) Subversion
5 7 (7.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.82%) Jasmine
7 5 (5.68%) Artifactory
7 5 (5.68%) Selenium
8 4 (4.55%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.55%) JMeter
8 4 (4.55%) Maven
8 4 (4.55%) Protractor
8 4 (4.55%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.55%) Zephyr
9 3 (3.41%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.41%) Gradle
9 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.41%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Marketing
3 3 (3.41%) Electronics
3 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Administrator
5 8 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.68%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) Designer
10 3 (3.41%) Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Lead DevOps
10 3 (3.41%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) Middleware
2 8 (9.09%) .NET
2 8 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (9.09%) Node.js
3 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
3 7 (7.95%) Web Services
4 6 (6.82%) CSS
4 6 (6.82%) HTML
4 6 (6.82%) J2EE
4 6 (6.82%) JSON
5 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.68%) HTML5
5 5 (5.68%) RESTful
5 5 (5.68%) XML
6 4 (4.55%) CSS3
6 4 (4.55%) D3.js
6 4 (4.55%) SOAP
7 3 (3.41%) XML Messaging
8 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.27%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) PKI
3 4 (4.55%) Derivative
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.27%) Wiki
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.14%) Fintech
6 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (71.59%) Linux
2 23 (26.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (25.00%) Unix
4 17 (19.32%) Windows
5 8 (9.09%) CentOS
6 3 (3.41%) Solaris
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) Android
8 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.14%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.14%) Debian
8 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.14%) VMS
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.91%) DevOps
2 38 (43.18%) Configuration Management
3 35 (39.77%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (29.55%) Deployment Automation
5 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
6 15 (17.05%) Mentoring
7 14 (15.91%) Open Source
7 14 (15.91%) Scrum
8 13 (14.77%) High Availability
9 11 (12.50%) TDD
10 10 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (11.36%) Microservices
10 10 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (11.36%) SOA
11 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
12 6 (6.82%) Coaching
12 6 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (6.82%) SDLC
12 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) Python
2 24 (27.27%) Perl
3 20 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 15 (17.05%) Ruby
5 14 (15.91%) Java
6 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.09%) SQL
7 6 (6.82%) PHP
8 4 (4.55%) C
8 4 (4.55%) C#
9 2 (2.27%) C++
9 2 (2.27%) Go
9 2 (2.27%) JCL
10 1 (1.14%) Groovy
10 1 (1.14%) Scala
10 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.27%) RHCE
4 1 (1.14%) CCNP
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.14%) ISEB
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (39.77%) Docker
2 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.41%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.27%) XenApp
5 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.14%) Ceph
6 1 (1.14%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.14%) RHEV
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (51.14%) Ansible
1 45 (51.14%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (23.86%) Kubernetes
3 20 (22.73%) Terraform
4 8 (9.09%) Salt
5 5 (5.68%) logstash
6 4 (4.55%) Kibana
6 4 (4.55%) Packer
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (3.41%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.41%) Rancher
7 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.27%) Mesos
9 1 (1.14%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.14%) Graphite
9 1 (1.14%) HP Fortify
9 1 (1.14%) Nagios
9 1 (1.14%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 11 (12.50%) VMware
3 10 (11.36%) Oracle
4 7 (7.95%) Google
5 5 (5.68%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.68%) WSO2
6 4 (4.55%) Cisco
6 4 (4.55%) F5
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.55%) Percona
7 3 (3.41%) Citrix
7 3 (3.41%) New Relic
7 3 (3.41%) SAP
7 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.41%) Splunk
8 2 (2.27%) hybris
8 2 (2.27%) IBM
8 2 (2.27%) Intershop
8 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.27%) Sonatype