Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 48 57
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 -18
Contract jobs citing Puppet 54 56 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.03% 7.08% 2.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.95% 44.44% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 17
Essex median daily rate £558 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.78% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £451 £460 £411
90th Percentile £600 £575 £594
East of England median daily rate £515 £513 £503
% change year-on-year +0.49% +1.99% +21.82%
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 246 126 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.91% 15.93% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 80 52
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +32.26% -6.06%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £238
90th Percentile £606 £600 £568
East of England median daily rate £473 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £11.92 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.08% -65.94% +16.67%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.38 £30.79
90th Percentile £37.61 £15.67 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £16.50
% change year-on-year +19.29% -11.09% -52.86%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 35 £510 +2.00% 1
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 51 (94.44%) DevOps
2 48 (88.89%) Jenkins
3 40 (74.07%) Ansible
4 39 (72.22%) Linux
5 37 (68.52%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (68.52%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (66.67%) Configuration Management
7 32 (59.26%) Java
8 31 (57.41%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (50.00%) Open Source
10 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (42.59%) Unix
11 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
12 18 (33.33%) Scrum
13 17 (31.48%) Shell Script
13 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
13 17 (31.48%) Deployment Automation
14 16 (29.63%) HTTP
14 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
14 16 (29.63%) Oracle
15 15 (27.78%) Apache
15 15 (27.78%) Continuous Deployment
16 14 (25.93%) Relational Database
16 14 (25.93%) J2EE
16 14 (25.93%) SSL
16 14 (25.93%) Amazon EC2
17 13 (24.07%) nginx
17 13 (24.07%) Google
17 13 (24.07%) Tomcat
17 13 (24.07%) Servlets

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 15 (27.78%) Apache
2 13 (24.07%) nginx
2 13 (24.07%) Tomcat
3 11 (20.37%) Confluence
3 11 (20.37%) IIS
3 11 (20.37%) Jetty
3 11 (20.37%) Mongrel
3 11 (20.37%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.41%) JBoss
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.70%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 31 (57.41%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (25.93%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (20.37%) Google App Engine
3 11 (20.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.56%) GitHub
6 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) HTTP
1 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 14 (25.93%) SSL
3 11 (20.37%) DHCP
3 11 (20.37%) DNS
3 11 (20.37%) FTP
3 11 (20.37%) IPsec
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 12 (22.22%) MySQL
2 12 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.11%) Pentaho
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
3 11 (20.37%) JIRA
4 10 (18.52%) Artifactory
5 9 (16.67%) Travis CI
6 5 (9.26%) Mocha
7 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.41%) GitLab
7 4 (7.41%) Selenium
8 3 (5.56%) Subversion
9 2 (3.70%) Ant
9 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.70%) Grunt
9 2 (3.70%) gulp
9 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.70%) JMeter
9 2 (3.70%) JUnit
9 2 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.70%) Sublime Text
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Electronics
2 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
2 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (9.26%) Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps Developer
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Architect
6 2 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (3.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.70%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Web Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Web Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) J2EE
2 13 (24.07%) Servlets
3 10 (18.52%) .NET
4 9 (16.67%) Middleware
5 4 (7.41%) SOAP
5 4 (7.41%) XML
6 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) EJB
6 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 2 (3.70%) HTML5
6 2 (3.70%) J2SE
6 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 2 (3.70%) JSON
6 2 (3.70%) Node.js
6 2 (3.70%) REST
6 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.85%) RIA
2 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Linux
2 23 (42.59%) Unix
3 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (94.44%) DevOps
2 37 (68.52%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 27 (50.00%) Open Source
5 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.33%) Scrum
7 17 (31.48%) Deployment Automation
8 15 (27.78%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 8 (14.81%) SOA
10 8 (14.81%) TDD
11 6 (11.11%) BDD
11 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (11.11%) Process Improvement
11 6 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
12 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
12 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (7.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) Shell Script
3 10 (18.52%) Python
4 6 (11.11%) Perl
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Ruby
7 2 (3.70%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) Groovy
7 2 (3.70%) Haskell
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (20.37%) Xen
2 9 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (74.07%) Ansible
2 37 (68.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.41%) Terraform
4 2 (3.70%) Grafana
4 2 (3.70%) Kibana
5 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.85%) Salt
5 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Google
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Adobe
5 2 (3.70%) webMethods
5 2 (3.70%) WSO2