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 3 months to 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 56 30
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 42 1 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.84% 0.21% 5.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 43.75% 2.63% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 0 14
Median daily rate £500 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 96 38 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 22.48% 8.09% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 38
Median daily rate £500 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £229 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.72 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.71% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Southend-on-Sea - 20 £500 -
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 55 (96.49%) DevOps
2 54 (94.74%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (94.74%) Jenkins
3 51 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (85.96%) Configuration Management
5 43 (75.44%) Middleware
6 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (71.93%) Linux
7 40 (70.18%) TDD
8 39 (68.42%) Scrum
9 36 (63.16%) SOA
9 36 (63.16%) Test Automation
10 35 (61.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (61.40%) HTTP
10 35 (61.40%) TCP/IP
10 35 (61.40%) SSL
11 32 (56.14%) Open Source
12 28 (49.12%) Mentoring
12 28 (49.12%) Microservices
12 28 (49.12%) JBoss
12 28 (49.12%) Perl
13 27 (47.37%) J2EE
14 26 (45.61%) Apache
14 26 (45.61%) Relational Database
14 26 (45.61%) WSO2
14 26 (45.61%) Kanban
15 25 (43.86%) Coaching
16 23 (40.35%) Docker
16 23 (40.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 23 (40.35%) Git (software)

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 28 (49.12%) JBoss
2 26 (45.61%) Apache
3 23 (40.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 4 (7.02%) Jetty
4 4 (7.02%) Mongrel
4 4 (7.02%) nginx
4 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.26%) Mule
5 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.51%) AquaLogic
6 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 15 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) Google App Engine
2 4 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.26%) IaaS
3 3 (5.26%) PaaS
3 3 (5.26%) SaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) HTTP
1 35 (61.40%) SSL
1 35 (61.40%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.02%) DHCP
2 4 (7.02%) DNS
3 3 (5.26%) FTP
3 3 (5.26%) IPsec
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (94.74%) Jenkins
2 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
3 20 (35.09%) Subversion
4 5 (8.77%) Maven
5 3 (5.26%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.75%) GitLab
7 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Electronics
2 15 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 15 (26.32%) Marketing
2 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (73.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Middleware Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Senior DevOps
3 7 (12.28%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (5.26%) Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Developer
6 2 (3.51%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Integration Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Middleware Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) Middleware
2 27 (47.37%) J2EE
3 5 (8.77%) Spring
3 5 (8.77%) Spring Boot
4 4 (7.02%) .NET
5 3 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (5.26%) Java EE
5 3 (5.26%) Java SE
5 3 (5.26%) JSON
5 3 (5.26%) JSON Schema
5 3 (5.26%) OAuth
5 3 (5.26%) REST
5 3 (5.26%) Servlets
5 3 (5.26%) SOAP
5 3 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (5.26%) WSDL
5 3 (5.26%) XML
5 3 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Linux
2 35 (61.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Unix
4 3 (5.26%) AIX
4 3 (5.26%) HPUX
4 3 (5.26%) Solaris
4 3 (5.26%) Windows
5 2 (3.51%) CentOS
5 2 (3.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (96.49%) DevOps
2 51 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (85.96%) Configuration Management
4 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (70.18%) TDD
6 39 (68.42%) Scrum
7 36 (63.16%) SOA
7 36 (63.16%) Test Automation
8 32 (56.14%) Open Source
9 28 (49.12%) Mentoring
9 28 (49.12%) Microservices
10 26 (45.61%) Kanban
11 25 (43.86%) Coaching
12 21 (36.84%) API Design
12 21 (36.84%) User Stories
13 17 (29.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (29.82%) Continuous Deployment
13 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
14 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (26.32%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) Perl
2 15 (26.32%) C
3 9 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) Groovy
4 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.26%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (40.35%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (94.74%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (15.79%) Ansible
3 2 (3.51%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) WSO2
2 23 (40.35%) Oracle
3 15 (26.32%) SAP
4 4 (7.02%) Google
4 4 (7.02%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.26%) webMethods
6 2 (3.51%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.75%) HP
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