Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 104 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 -28 -14
Contract jobs citing Puppet 106 110 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.11% 2.25% 2.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.93% 20.64% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 88
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +20.94%
10th Percentile £360 £425 £335
90th Percentile £600 £575 £579
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.88 £39.88
% change year-on-year +6.46% -17.55% -16.05%

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 626 533 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.45% 10.91% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 283 290
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £259 £179 £200
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 35 21
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -28.57% -40.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £22.84 £25.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% -22.22% +11.47%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Essex -9 44 £525 +2.44% 4
Cambridgeshire +29 27 £550 +10.00% 18
Hertfordshire -16 19 £413 -17.50% 15
Suffolk -14 8 £550 +37.50%
Norfolk +15 7 £430 -4.71%
Bedfordshire +6 1 £500 - 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 85 (80.19%) Linux
2 75 (70.75%) DevOps
3 69 (65.09%) Ansible
4 67 (63.21%) Jenkins
5 57 (53.77%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (49.06%) Amazon AWS
7 43 (40.57%) Configuration Management
8 41 (38.68%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (37.74%) Docker
10 39 (36.79%) Python
11 33 (31.13%) DNS
11 33 (31.13%) Git (software)
12 32 (30.19%) Open Source
13 31 (29.25%) Java
13 31 (29.25%) VMware
14 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (28.30%) Kubernetes
15 28 (26.42%) Apache
16 27 (25.47%) Red Hat
17 26 (24.53%) Unix
17 26 (24.53%) Bash Shell
17 26 (24.53%) nginx
17 26 (24.53%) Terraform
18 25 (23.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 23 (21.70%) OpenStack
19 23 (21.70%) MySQL
20 22 (20.75%) TCP/IP
20 22 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (19.81%) CentOS
21 21 (19.81%) HTTP

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 28 (26.42%) Apache
2 26 (24.53%) nginx
3 23 (21.70%) OpenStack
4 19 (17.92%) Tomcat
5 11 (10.38%) IIS
5 11 (10.38%) Jetty
5 11 (10.38%) Mongrel
5 11 (10.38%) WebSphere
6 10 (9.43%) Confluence
7 7 (6.60%) JBoss
8 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.89%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.89%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.94%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 52 (49.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (14.15%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (10.38%) Google App Engine
5 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.83%) GitHub
6 3 (2.83%) Stackdriver
7 2 (1.89%) npm
7 2 (1.89%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.94%) Akamai
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.94%) IaaS
8 1 (0.94%) Office 365
8 1 (0.94%) PaaS
8 1 (0.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.13%) DNS
2 22 (20.75%) TCP/IP
3 21 (19.81%) HTTP
4 20 (18.87%) SSL
5 17 (16.04%) DHCP
6 15 (14.15%) Firewall
7 12 (11.32%) FTP
7 12 (11.32%) IPsec
8 8 (7.55%) Unicast
9 4 (3.77%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.83%) DKIM
10 3 (2.83%) DMARC
10 3 (2.83%) DSL
10 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.83%) Wireless
11 2 (1.89%) BGP
11 2 (1.89%) LAN
11 2 (1.89%) OSPF
11 2 (1.89%) SAN
12 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.70%) MySQL
2 15 (14.15%) MongoDB
2 15 (14.15%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (12.26%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.32%) Hadoop
5 10 (9.43%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.83%) Big Data
6 3 (2.83%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.89%) DB2
7 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.94%) GIS
Development Applications
1 67 (63.21%) Jenkins
2 33 (31.13%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.38%) Artifactory
3 11 (10.38%) JIRA
3 11 (10.38%) Vagrant
4 9 (8.49%) Travis CI
5 6 (5.66%) Subversion
6 5 (4.72%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.72%) Mocha
6 5 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (3.77%) GitLab
7 4 (3.77%) Selenium
7 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.83%) JMeter
8 3 (2.83%) Maven
8 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.83%) Zephyr
9 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.89%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.77%) Finance
3 2 (1.89%) Electronics
3 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (46.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (16.04%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Administrator
4 11 (10.38%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (9.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (8.49%) Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Python Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.60%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (6.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (5.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.72%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.21%) J2EE
2 12 (11.32%) .NET
2 12 (11.32%) Servlets
3 11 (10.38%) LAMP
3 11 (10.38%) LAPP Stack
3 11 (10.38%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (6.60%) Middleware
4 7 (6.60%) Node.js
5 6 (5.66%) SOAP
5 6 (5.66%) XML
6 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.72%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (4.72%) Web Services
7 4 (3.77%) HTML
7 4 (3.77%) JSON
7 4 (3.77%) LDAP
8 3 (2.83%) CSS
8 3 (2.83%) HTML5
8 3 (2.83%) RESTful
8 3 (2.83%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) PKI
2 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Replication
4 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.89%) Derivative
4 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.94%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.94%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) Fintech
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 85 (80.19%) Linux
2 26 (24.53%) Unix
3 25 (23.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (19.81%) CentOS
5 13 (12.26%) Windows
6 6 (5.66%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.77%) Debian
8 2 (1.89%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.89%) Solaris
9 1 (0.94%) Android
9 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.94%) HPUX
9 1 (0.94%) VMS
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (70.75%) DevOps
2 43 (40.57%) Configuration Management
3 41 (38.68%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (30.19%) Open Source
5 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (16.04%) Deployment Automation
7 15 (14.15%) Test Automation
8 14 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (12.26%) Scrum
10 12 (11.32%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.55%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.60%) BDD
13 7 (6.60%) Microservices
13 7 (6.60%) TDD
14 6 (5.66%) Process Improvement
14 6 (5.66%) Test Strategy
15 5 (4.72%) Coaching
15 5 (4.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.79%) Python
2 31 (29.25%) Java
3 26 (24.53%) Bash Shell
4 21 (19.81%) Perl
5 18 (16.98%) Ruby
6 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
6 15 (14.15%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.49%) SQL
8 4 (3.77%) PHP
8 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.89%) C
9 2 (1.89%) Scala
10 1 (0.94%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.94%) C#
10 1 (0.94%) C++
10 1 (0.94%) Go
10 1 (0.94%) Groovy
10 1 (0.94%) Haskell
10 1 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.94%) CCNP
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) GCP
System Software
1 40 (37.74%) Docker
2 22 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.38%) Xen
4 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.83%) Postfix
5 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.94%) Ceph
6 1 (0.94%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.94%) Squid
6 1 (0.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 69 (65.09%) Ansible
2 57 (53.77%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (28.30%) Kubernetes
4 26 (24.53%) Terraform
5 15 (14.15%) Nagios
5 15 (14.15%) Salt
6 11 (10.38%) ZABBIX
7 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (3.77%) Kibana
9 3 (2.83%) Grafana
9 3 (2.83%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.83%) logstash
9 3 (2.83%) Packer
10 1 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.94%) Mesos
10 1 (0.94%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.94%) Rancher
10 1 (0.94%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (29.25%) VMware
2 27 (25.47%) Red Hat
3 16 (15.09%) Google
3 16 (15.09%) Oracle
4 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.15%) NetApp
5 12 (11.32%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.72%) Cisco
7 4 (3.77%) F5
7 4 (3.77%) Splunk
8 3 (2.83%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.83%) Dynatrace
8 3 (2.83%) New Relic
8 3 (2.83%) Percona
8 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.83%) WSO2
9 2 (1.89%) SAP
10 1 (0.94%) Adobe
10 1 (0.94%) Citrix
10 1 (0.94%) Nokia