The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 19 26 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.08% 2.00% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.67% 8.57% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +2.22% +20.00%  
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 Guildford with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15 35 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 11.54% 23.33% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 9
Median daily rate £425 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.43 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.67% -21.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Guildford

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

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

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (57.14%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) Confluence
4 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
4 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
4 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 4 (57.14%) logstash
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Kibana
4 4 (57.14%) Rsyslog
4 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (57.14%) Service Management
4 4 (57.14%) Legal
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) LANDesk
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) CentOS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 4 (57.14%) Confluence
1 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) SMTP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) AWS Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) RHCT
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Kibana
1 4 (57.14%) logstash
1 4 (57.14%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) LANDesk
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft