Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 106 91
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15 -18
Contract jobs citing Puppet 123 96 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.50% 1.91% 2.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.92% 17.84% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 68
East of England median daily rate £505 £516 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.18% +3.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £453 £355
90th Percentile £600 £591 £600
England median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -45.83%

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 650 538 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.23% 10.70% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 302 260
East of England median daily rate £470 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £232 £207 £200
90th Percentile £600 £584 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 24
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.79% -44.54%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.35 £12.58
90th Percentile £33.70 £29.00 £37.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +7 56 £558 +6.19% 3
Cambridgeshire +44 33 £505 +3.59% 19
Hertfordshire -20 18 £388 -22.45% 6
Suffolk -4 8 £563 +40.63% 2
Norfolk +8 7 £425 -22.73%
Bedfordshire +10 1 £500 - 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 96 (78.05%) DevOps
2 92 (74.80%) Linux
3 83 (67.48%) Ansible
4 81 (65.85%) Jenkins
5 76 (61.79%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (50.41%) Amazon AWS
7 52 (42.28%) Python
8 51 (41.46%) Configuration Management
9 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (38.21%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (36.59%) Java
11 45 (36.59%) Docker
12 38 (30.89%) VMware
13 35 (28.46%) Unix
13 35 (28.46%) Git (software)
14 33 (26.83%) Bash Shell
15 31 (25.20%) Open Source
15 31 (25.20%) Kubernetes
16 30 (24.39%) MySQL
17 29 (23.58%) Apache
18 28 (22.76%) DNS
18 28 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (22.76%) Terraform
19 26 (21.14%) nginx
19 26 (21.14%) Scrum
20 25 (20.33%) Red Hat
20 25 (20.33%) Ruby
21 24 (19.51%) Perl
22 23 (18.70%) Shell Script
22 23 (18.70%) Salt

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 29 (23.58%) Apache
2 26 (21.14%) nginx
3 22 (17.89%) OpenStack
4 21 (17.07%) Tomcat
5 18 (14.63%) Confluence
6 12 (9.76%) IIS
7 11 (8.94%) Jetty
7 11 (8.94%) Mongrel
7 11 (8.94%) WebSphere
8 7 (5.69%) JBoss
9 4 (3.25%) GlassFish
9 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.63%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.63%) Tuxedo
10 2 (1.63%) WildFly
11 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 62 (50.41%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.45%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (11.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (8.94%) Google App Engine
6 8 (6.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (4.07%) Office 365
7 5 (4.07%) Serverless
8 4 (3.25%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (3.25%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.25%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (3.25%) GitHub
8 4 (3.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (2.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (2.44%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.76%) DNS
2 17 (13.82%) TCP/IP
3 15 (12.20%) HTTP
4 14 (11.38%) DHCP
5 13 (10.57%) Firewall
5 13 (10.57%) SSL
6 12 (9.76%) FTP
7 11 (8.94%) IPsec
8 9 (7.32%) Unicast
9 3 (2.44%) DKIM
9 3 (2.44%) DMARC
9 3 (2.44%) DSL
10 2 (1.63%) LAN
10 2 (1.63%) VPN
11 1 (0.81%) 4G
11 1 (0.81%) DMZ
11 1 (0.81%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.81%) SAN
11 1 (0.81%) SNMP
11 1 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.39%) MySQL
2 17 (13.82%) Relational Database
3 16 (13.01%) RDBMS
4 14 (11.38%) MongoDB
5 13 (10.57%) Hadoop
5 13 (10.57%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (7.32%) Pentaho
7 4 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.25%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.63%) GIS
8 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) DB2
9 1 (0.81%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 81 (65.85%) Jenkins
2 35 (28.46%) Git (software)
3 20 (16.26%) JIRA
4 15 (12.20%) Artifactory
5 13 (10.57%) Vagrant
6 10 (8.13%) Travis CI
7 7 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (5.69%) Mocha
8 6 (4.88%) Hudson
8 6 (4.88%) Subversion
8 6 (4.88%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.25%) Selenium
10 3 (2.44%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.44%) GitLab
10 3 (2.44%) Maven
10 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.63%) Gatling
11 2 (1.63%) gulp
11 2 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (11.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 5 (4.07%) Electronics
3 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.07%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (50.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (16.26%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (11.38%) Administrator
4 13 (10.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 13 (10.57%) Senior DevOps
5 11 (8.94%) Python Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) Developer
7 9 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (5.69%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (5.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) .NET
1 13 (10.57%) J2EE
1 13 (10.57%) LAMP
1 13 (10.57%) Servlets
2 12 (9.76%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (9.76%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (5.69%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.88%) Middleware
4 6 (4.88%) Node.js
4 6 (4.88%) SOAP
5 5 (4.07%) HTML
5 5 (4.07%) JSON
5 5 (4.07%) REST
6 4 (3.25%) boto
6 4 (3.25%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.44%) Java EE
7 3 (2.44%) React
7 3 (2.44%) Web Services
7 3 (2.44%) XML
7 3 (2.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) PKI
2 5 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.81%) Derivative
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Fintech
5 1 (0.81%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 92 (74.80%) Linux
2 35 (28.46%) Unix
3 18 (14.63%) CentOS
4 17 (13.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (13.01%) Windows
6 7 (5.69%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.25%) Debian
8 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.63%) Solaris
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.81%) Android
10 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.81%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.81%) HPUX
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (78.05%) DevOps
2 51 (41.46%) Configuration Management
3 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (38.21%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (25.20%) Open Source
6 26 (21.14%) Scrum
7 19 (15.45%) Continuous Deployment
8 18 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (11.38%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (11.38%) Test Automation
10 11 (8.94%) ITIL
11 7 (5.69%) BDD
11 7 (5.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (5.69%) TDD
12 6 (4.88%) Dependency Management
12 6 (4.88%) Process Improvement
12 6 (4.88%) SOA
12 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.88%) Task Automation
12 6 (4.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.28%) Python
2 45 (36.59%) Java
3 33 (26.83%) Bash Shell
4 25 (20.33%) Ruby
5 24 (19.51%) Perl
6 23 (18.70%) Shell Script
7 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.32%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.69%) SQL
10 3 (2.44%) C
10 3 (2.44%) C#
11 2 (1.63%) C++
11 2 (1.63%) Groovy
11 2 (1.63%) Haskell
11 2 (1.63%) PHP
11 2 (1.63%) Scala
12 1 (0.81%) ANSI C
12 1 (0.81%) Go
12 1 (0.81%) Korn
12 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.63%) Degree
5 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) CCNA
5 1 (0.81%) CISSP
5 1 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) GIAC
5 1 (0.81%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.81%) LPIC
5 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.81%) RHCT
5 1 (0.81%) SANS
5 1 (0.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) GDPR
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 45 (36.59%) Docker
2 28 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.94%) Xen
4 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.44%) Postfix
7 2 (1.63%) KVM
7 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.81%) Ceph
8 1 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.81%) Squid
8 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 83 (67.48%) Ansible
2 76 (61.79%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (25.20%) Kubernetes
4 28 (22.76%) Terraform
5 23 (18.70%) Salt
6 15 (12.20%) Nagios
7 12 (9.76%) ZABBIX
8 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (4.07%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (3.25%) Grafana
11 2 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (1.63%) Kibana
12 1 (0.81%) Mesos
12 1 (0.81%) Packer
12 1 (0.81%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.81%) Rancher
12 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.81%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (30.89%) VMware
2 25 (20.33%) Red Hat
3 21 (17.07%) Oracle
4 18 (14.63%) NetApp
5 15 (12.20%) Google
5 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 12 (9.76%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.07%) SAP
8 2 (1.63%) Adobe
8 2 (1.63%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.63%) Cisco
8 2 (1.63%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.63%) webMethods
9 1 (0.81%) Clearswift
9 1 (0.81%) Nokia
9 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.81%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.81%) Splunk
9 1 (0.81%) Symantec
9 1 (0.81%) WSO2