Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 37 72
Rank change year-on-year -25 +35 -18
Contract jobs citing Puppet 30 72 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.71% 8.24% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.99% 42.60% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 50 3
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £349 £450 £294
90th Percentile £660 £587 £511
East of England median daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +18.75%
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 158 169 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.53% 19.34% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 108 31
Essex median daily rate £483 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +66.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £188
90th Percentile £655 £600 £450
East of England median daily rate £436 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.06% +5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Essex median hourly rate £33.45 £13.72 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.89% -65.71% +70.21%
10th Percentile £24.77 £10.40 £29.60
90th Percentile £42.63 £15.94 £76.86
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.67 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.47% -16.17% -30.00%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +8 23 £500 -
Basildon - 1 £413 -
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 26 (86.67%) Jenkins
2 24 (80.00%) DevOps
3 23 (76.67%) Deployment Automation
4 22 (73.33%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (70.00%) Linux
5 21 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
7 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
8 15 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (50.00%) Ansible
8 15 (50.00%) Open Source
8 15 (50.00%) HTTP
8 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 15 (50.00%) SSL
8 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (46.67%) Middleware
10 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
11 10 (33.33%) Docker
11 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (30.00%) Unix
12 9 (30.00%) Perl
13 8 (26.67%) SOA
13 8 (26.67%) Scrum
13 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (23.33%) Coaching
14 7 (23.33%) BDD
14 7 (23.33%) TDD
14 7 (23.33%) Apache
14 7 (23.33%) Python

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 7 (23.33%) Apache
2 6 (20.00%) JBoss
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.00%) Confluence
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Jetty
5 1 (3.33%) Mongrel
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) Tuxedo
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) G Suite
3 2 (6.67%) GitHub
4 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) HTTP
1 15 (50.00%) SSL
1 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) IPsec
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (86.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (16.67%) Selenium
4 4 (13.33%) JMeter
4 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (13.33%) Subversion
4 4 (13.33%) Zephyr
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) Mocha
6 2 (6.67%) GitLab
7 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (6.67%) Electronics
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Middleware
2 7 (23.33%) J2EE
3 4 (13.33%) SOAP
3 4 (13.33%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) XML Messaging
4 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) DevOps
2 23 (76.67%) Deployment Automation
3 21 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
6 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (50.00%) Open Source
7 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (26.67%) Scrum
8 8 (26.67%) SOA
9 7 (23.33%) BDD
9 7 (23.33%) Coaching
9 7 (23.33%) TDD
10 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (20.00%) Microservices
11 5 (16.67%) API Design
11 5 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (16.67%) Kanban
12 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Perl
2 7 (23.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Go
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (73.33%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) WSO2
3 3 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) VMware