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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 65 49
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 54 66 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.35% 2.60% 3.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.22% 29.20% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 79
Median daily rate £500 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 267 226 363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.61% 8.92% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 143 220
Median daily rate £486 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.41% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £34.70 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.77% -7.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £17.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +28 42 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 7 £481 +20.31% 7
Norfolk -14 4 £588 +14.07% 3
Cambridgeshire -33 1 £525 +10.52% 7
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 89 (86.41%) DevOps
2 76 (73.79%) Linux
3 75 (72.82%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (63.11%) Configuration Management
5 62 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (59.22%) Jenkins
7 53 (51.46%) TCP/IP
8 52 (50.49%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (49.51%) TDD
9 51 (49.51%) SSL
10 48 (46.60%) Perl
11 44 (42.72%) Apache
11 44 (42.72%) Middleware
12 43 (41.75%) Java
13 40 (38.83%) Scrum
13 40 (38.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 40 (38.83%) Open Source
14 36 (34.95%) Test Automation
14 36 (34.95%) HTTP
14 36 (34.95%) SOA
15 35 (33.98%) Mentoring
16 32 (31.07%) JBoss
17 31 (30.10%) Finance
18 30 (29.13%) Software Engineering
19 29 (28.16%) Git (software)
20 28 (27.18%) Microservices
21 27 (26.21%) Kanban
21 27 (26.21%) J2EE
22 26 (25.24%) WSO2
22 26 (25.24%) Relational Database

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 44 (42.72%) Apache
2 32 (31.07%) JBoss
3 23 (22.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (22.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.88%) IIS
4 4 (3.88%) Jetty
4 4 (3.88%) Mongrel
4 4 (3.88%) nginx
4 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.91%) Mule
5 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.94%) AquaLogic
6 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.97%) Confluence
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.97%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (14.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (6.80%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.88%) Google App Engine
2 4 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.91%) IaaS
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) PaaS
3 3 (2.91%) SaaS
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.94%) Route 53
5 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (51.46%) TCP/IP
2 51 (49.51%) SSL
3 36 (34.95%) HTTP
4 16 (15.53%) Firewall
5 5 (4.85%) DHCP
5 5 (4.85%) DNS
6 4 (3.88%) Internet
7 3 (2.91%) FTP
7 3 (2.91%) IPsec
8 2 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) Relational Database
2 18 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.74%) MySQL
5 7 (6.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (6.80%) Big Data
6 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 61 (59.22%) Jenkins
2 29 (28.16%) Git (software)
3 22 (21.36%) Subversion
4 10 (9.71%) Maven
5 5 (4.85%) JIRA
6 4 (3.88%) Ant
6 4 (3.88%) Gradle
7 3 (2.91%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.97%) Checkstyle
9 1 (0.97%) GitLab
9 1 (0.97%) Hudson
9 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (30.10%) Finance
2 16 (15.53%) Telecoms
3 15 (14.56%) Electronics
3 15 (14.56%) Manufacturing
3 15 (14.56%) Marketing
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (54.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.53%) Developer
3 14 (13.59%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Senior DevOps
5 9 (8.74%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Middleware Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.88%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.88%) Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (3.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (2.91%) DevOps Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (42.72%) Middleware
2 27 (26.21%) J2EE
3 17 (16.50%) LAPP Stack
4 12 (11.65%) Spring
5 8 (7.77%) LAMP
6 6 (5.83%) .NET
7 5 (4.85%) RxJava
7 5 (4.85%) Spring Boot
7 5 (4.85%) Web Services
8 3 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (2.91%) Java EE
8 3 (2.91%) Java SE
8 3 (2.91%) JSON
8 3 (2.91%) JSON Schema
8 3 (2.91%) OAuth
8 3 (2.91%) Servlets
8 3 (2.91%) SOAP
8 3 (2.91%) WSDL
8 3 (2.91%) XML
8 3 (2.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Clustering
2 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.74%) Data Structures
4 8 (7.77%) Algorithms
5 7 (6.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 76 (73.79%) Linux
2 40 (38.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (15.53%) Unix
4 10 (9.71%) Windows
5 4 (3.88%) Solaris
6 3 (2.91%) AIX
6 3 (2.91%) HPUX
7 2 (1.94%) CentOS
7 2 (1.94%) Fedora
8 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (86.41%) DevOps
2 65 (63.11%) Configuration Management
3 62 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (50.49%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (49.51%) TDD
6 40 (38.83%) Open Source
6 40 (38.83%) Scrum
7 36 (34.95%) SOA
7 36 (34.95%) Test Automation
8 35 (33.98%) Mentoring
9 30 (29.13%) Software Engineering
10 28 (27.18%) Microservices
11 27 (26.21%) Kanban
12 25 (24.27%) Coaching
12 25 (24.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (20.39%) API Design
13 21 (20.39%) User Stories
14 17 (16.50%) Continuous Deployment
14 17 (16.50%) OO
15 15 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.60%) Perl
2 43 (41.75%) Java
3 26 (25.24%) Bash Shell
4 24 (23.30%) Python
5 18 (17.48%) C
5 18 (17.48%) Ruby
6 16 (15.53%) SQL
7 9 (8.74%) Clojure
7 9 (8.74%) F#
7 9 (8.74%) Go
7 9 (8.74%) Rust
8 7 (6.80%) C#
9 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.85%) VB
11 3 (2.91%) Groovy
11 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) RHCE
2 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.94%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (24.27%) Docker
2 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.88%) Xen
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (72.82%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (20.39%) Ansible
3 14 (13.59%) Salt
4 2 (1.94%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.94%) Terraform
5 1 (0.97%) Grafana
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.97%) vRealize
5 1 (0.97%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) WSO2
2 23 (22.33%) Oracle
3 15 (14.56%) SAP
4 8 (7.77%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.85%) VMware
6 4 (3.88%) Google
7 3 (2.91%) webMethods
8 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.94%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.94%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.97%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.97%) HP
9 1 (0.97%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.97%) Splunk
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