Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 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
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 46 61
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15 -9
Contract jobs citing Puppet 43 61 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.47% 7.22% 1.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.18% 42.07% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 13
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -5.09% +35.00%
10th Percentile £420 £461 £475
90th Percentile £600 £575 £598
East of England median daily rate £500 £506 £480
% change year-on-year -1.23% +5.47% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 203 145 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.10% 17.16% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 89 47
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £316 £212
90th Percentile £608 £602 £568
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £420
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Essex median hourly rate £26.45 £12.35 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.17% -67.50% +12.59%
10th Percentile £17.50 £10.40 £29.60
90th Percentile £39.15 £15.76 £41.01
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -28.57% -40.00%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Essex

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Puppet in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Essex

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Essex over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Essex

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 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
Southend-on-Sea +12 32 £523 +4.50% 1
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 40 (93.02%) DevOps
2 39 (90.70%) Jenkins
3 33 (76.74%) Linux
4 29 (67.44%) Ansible
5 28 (65.12%) Configuration Management
5 28 (65.12%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (62.79%) Java
7 26 (60.47%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (60.47%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (60.47%) Open Source
8 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
8 18 (41.86%) Unix
9 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (37.21%) HTTP
10 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
11 14 (32.56%) SSL
11 14 (32.56%) Apache
11 14 (32.56%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
12 13 (30.23%) J2EE
12 13 (30.23%) Oracle
12 13 (30.23%) Shell Script
12 13 (30.23%) Deployment Automation
13 12 (27.91%) Continuous Deployment
13 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
13 12 (27.91%) Servlets
13 12 (27.91%) nginx
13 12 (27.91%) Google
14 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
14 11 (25.58%) Xen

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 14 (32.56%) Apache
2 12 (27.91%) nginx
2 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
3 11 (25.58%) IIS
3 11 (25.58%) Jetty
3 11 (25.58%) Mongrel
3 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
4 7 (16.28%) Confluence
5 3 (6.98%) JBoss
5 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.65%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 26 (60.47%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (32.56%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (25.58%) Google App Engine
3 11 (25.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.65%) GitHub
6 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) HTTP
1 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
2 14 (32.56%) SSL
3 11 (25.58%) DHCP
3 11 (25.58%) DNS
3 11 (25.58%) FTP
3 11 (25.58%) IPsec
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.93%) MySQL
2 9 (20.93%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.98%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (90.70%) Jenkins
2 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.93%) Travis CI
4 7 (16.28%) Artifactory
4 7 (16.28%) JIRA
5 5 (11.63%) Mocha
6 4 (9.30%) GitLab
7 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.98%) Selenium
7 3 (6.98%) Subversion
8 2 (4.65%) JMeter
8 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.65%) Zephyr
9 1 (2.33%) Ant
9 1 (2.33%) Gatling
9 1 (2.33%) Grunt
9 1 (2.33%) gulp
9 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.33%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (9.30%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (6.98%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (2.33%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) J2EE
2 12 (27.91%) Servlets
3 10 (23.26%) .NET
4 6 (13.95%) Middleware
5 3 (6.98%) SOAP
5 3 (6.98%) XML
6 2 (4.65%) XML Messaging
7 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.33%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) EJB
7 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.33%) HTML5
7 1 (2.33%) J2SE
7 1 (2.33%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (2.33%) Node.js
7 1 (2.33%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.33%) REST
7 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) RIA
2 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) Unix
3 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) DevOps
2 28 (65.12%) Configuration Management
2 28 (65.12%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (60.47%) Open Source
4 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (30.23%) Deployment Automation
6 12 (27.91%) Continuous Deployment
7 11 (25.58%) Scrum
8 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.95%) BDD
9 6 (13.95%) Process Improvement
9 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
11 4 (9.30%) Dependency Management
11 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (9.30%) SOA
11 4 (9.30%) TDD
12 3 (6.98%) Coaching
12 3 (6.98%) Microservices
13 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) Shell Script
3 9 (20.93%) Python
4 5 (11.63%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) SQL
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) Haskell
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (25.58%) Xen
2 7 (16.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (67.44%) Ansible
2 26 (60.47%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.98%) Terraform
4 1 (2.33%) Grafana
4 1 (2.33%) Kibana
4 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.33%) Salt
4 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) Google
3 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) WSO2
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) webMethods