Period
to 18 September 2021

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 18 September 2021 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
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 64 134
Rank change year-on-year -34 +70 -32
Contract jobs citing Puppet 36 26 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.50% 2.14% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.08% 14.86% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 34
10th Percentile £469 £306 £402
25th Percentile £509 £313 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £425 £500
Median % change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00% -
75th Percentile £625 £525 £575
90th Percentile £761 £650 £675
England median daily rate £540 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +8.00% -9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
England median hourly rate £56.25 £54.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% +20.00%

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 325 175 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.54% 14.43% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 127 386
10th Percentile £256 £194 £253
25th Percentile £355 £324 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £580 £531 £538
90th Percentile £660 £653 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 22
10th Percentile £18.33 £17.43 £13.01
25th Percentile £24.22 £19.22 £13.82
Median hourly rate £28.56 £19.50 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +46.46% +21.88% -8.57%
75th Percentile £37.53 £46.25 £17.50
90th Percentile £56.70 £66.00 £46.35
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.80% -1.25% +14.29%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Puppet in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Puppet in the East of England.

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 18 September 2021. 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 -27 21 £600 +41.18% 6
Essex -7 7 £498 -7.44% 2
Cambridgeshire -20 5 £525 +32.91% 7
Suffolk -8 3 £321 -0.39%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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 27 (75.00%) Ansible
2 24 (66.67%) Docker
3 23 (63.89%) Jenkins
3 23 (63.89%) Python
4 22 (61.11%) Kubernetes
5 21 (58.33%) GCP
5 21 (58.33%) DevOps
6 19 (52.78%) Linux
7 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 18 (50.00%) AWS
7 18 (50.00%) Terraform
8 15 (41.67%) Infrastructure as Code
9 13 (36.11%) Go
9 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (36.11%) Java
10 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
11 10 (27.78%) Azure
12 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
13 8 (22.22%) Scala
14 7 (19.44%) GitLab
14 7 (19.44%) Unix
14 7 (19.44%) DNS
14 7 (19.44%) Firewall
15 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (13.89%) Retail
16 5 (13.89%) Scrum
16 5 (13.89%) Ruby
16 5 (13.89%) Degree
16 5 (13.89%) Computer Science

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 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (8.33%) JBoss
1 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) nginx
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 21 (58.33%) GCP
2 18 (50.00%) AWS
3 10 (27.78%) Azure
4 3 (8.33%) Akamai
4 3 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
4 3 (8.33%) GitHub
5 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.56%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (5.56%) Azure Pipelines
5 2 (5.56%) IaaS
5 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
5 2 (5.56%) PaaS
5 2 (5.56%) SaaS
6 1 (2.78%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) HTTP
2 5 (13.89%) HTTPS
2 5 (13.89%) SNMP
3 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.78%) IPv4
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 3 (8.33%) HBase
2 3 (8.33%) Impala
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Jenkins
2 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (19.44%) GitLab
4 5 (13.89%) JUnit
5 4 (11.11%) Artifactory
6 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (8.33%) IntelliJ
6 3 (8.33%) Selenium
6 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
7 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.56%) CircleCI
7 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.56%) JIRA
7 2 (5.56%) Maven
7 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (5.56%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.78%) Buildbot
8 1 (2.78%) Liquibase
8 1 (2.78%) TestRail
General
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (2.78%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) CSS
1 3 (8.33%) EJB
1 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
1 3 (8.33%) HTML5
1 3 (8.33%) J2EE
1 3 (8.33%) J2SE
1 3 (8.33%) JSON
1 3 (8.33%) Kafka
1 3 (8.33%) Play Framework
1 3 (8.33%) React
1 3 (8.33%) REST
1 3 (8.33%) SOAP
1 3 (8.33%) Spring
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) SAML
2 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) CentOS
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) DevOps
2 15 (41.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.89%) Microservices
6 5 (13.89%) Network Management
6 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 4 (11.11%) Open Source
7 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.33%) Data Ingestion
8 3 (8.33%) Data Management
8 3 (8.33%) Release Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Python
2 13 (36.11%) Go
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.22%) Scala
4 5 (13.89%) Perl
4 5 (13.89%) Ruby
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) VB
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) VMware NSX
3 2 (5.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (75.00%) Ansible
2 22 (61.11%) Kubernetes
3 18 (50.00%) Terraform
4 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (13.89%) Kibana
6 3 (8.33%) Grafana
6 3 (8.33%) Prometheus
6 3 (8.33%) vCenter Server
6 3 (8.33%) vRealize
7 2 (5.56%) logstash
7 2 (5.56%) Packer
7 2 (5.56%) SCCM
8 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.78%) Mesos
8 1 (2.78%) Scalr
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Splunk
1 5 (13.89%) Zscaler
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco
2 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Adobe
3 3 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 3 (8.33%) F5
3 3 (8.33%) Google
3 3 (8.33%) webMethods
4 2 (5.56%) Alibaba
4 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Neustar
4 2 (5.56%) New Relic
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) BT
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow