Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 66 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -17
Contract jobs citing Puppet 27 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.19% 2.85% 2.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.88% 23.38% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 17
Essex median daily rate £548 £550 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.45% +14.58% -8.57%
10th Percentile £456 £427 £401
90th Percentile £613 £625 £589
East of England median daily rate £523 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -2.79% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 143 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.88% 12.18% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 60 44
Essex median daily rate £500 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.98% -3.82%
10th Percentile £380 £310 £229
90th Percentile £600 £630 £584
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Essex median hourly rate £15.00 £25.66 £34.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.55% -25.87% -18.06%
10th Percentile £14.33 £13.15 £34.12
90th Percentile £17.08 £37.25 £34.92
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £12.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year +37.58% -22.91% -5.71%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -17 14 £500 -9.09%
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 27 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (92.59%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (92.59%) Ansible
2 25 (92.59%) Jenkins
3 20 (74.07%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (70.37%) Configuration Management
5 17 (62.96%) Linux
5 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
7 15 (55.56%) Unix
8 14 (51.85%) Java
8 14 (51.85%) Scrum
8 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (44.44%) Confluence
9 12 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (44.44%) JIRA
9 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
10 9 (33.33%) Oracle
11 8 (29.63%) MySQL
11 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
11 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
11 8 (29.63%) Pentaho
11 8 (29.63%) Open Source
11 8 (29.63%) Artifactory
11 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
12 7 (25.93%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (22.22%) Task Automation
13 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
14 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing

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 12 (44.44%) Confluence
2 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) GitHub
4 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
1 8 (29.63%) Pentaho
1 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (92.59%) Jenkins
2 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
3 12 (44.44%) JIRA
4 8 (29.63%) Artifactory
5 2 (7.41%) Ant
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.41%) Gatling
5 2 (7.41%) Grunt
5 2 (7.41%) gulp
5 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
5 2 (7.41%) JUnit
5 2 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (7.41%) Mocha
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) Sublime Text
6 1 (3.70%) GitLab
6 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Electronics
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
1 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
1 5 (18.52%) Marketing
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (14.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) EJB
2 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) J2SE
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
2 2 (7.41%) REST
2 2 (7.41%) Servlets
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (74.07%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (70.37%) Configuration Management
4 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (51.85%) Scrum
6 12 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (29.63%) Open Source
8 7 (25.93%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (22.22%) Task Automation
10 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
10 5 (18.52%) SOA
10 5 (18.52%) TDD
11 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (7.41%) Dependency Management
13 2 (7.41%) Lean Software Development
13 2 (7.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Groovy
4 2 (7.41%) Haskell
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Scala
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (92.59%) Ansible
1 25 (92.59%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Terraform
3 2 (7.41%) Grafana
3 2 (7.41%) Kibana
4 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) webMethods