Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 67 77
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 +24
Contract jobs citing Puppet 28 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.76% 2.37% 1.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.90% 23.91% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £519 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +22.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £491 £425 £388
90th Percentile £628 £725 £495
East of England median daily rate £513 £503 £415
% change year-on-year +1.99% +21.08% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £55.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 217 138 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.61% 9.91% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 73 81
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% +27.82%
10th Percentile £120 £205 £200
90th Percentile £575 £585 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £401 £410
% change year-on-year +12.15% -2.13% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.75 £14.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.69% -57.04% +221.43%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.30 £12.43
90th Percentile £29.00 £23.65 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.67 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -11.09% -49.23% +113.11%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Hertfordshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Hertfordshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Hertfordshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Watford -4 12 £569 +10.98%
Hatfield - 4 £550 - 2
Rickmansworth -3 3 £675 -
St Albans -2 1 £463 - 1
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 25 (89.29%) Ansible
2 22 (78.57%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (60.71%) Linux
4 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (53.57%) DevOps
6 14 (50.00%) Python
7 12 (42.86%) Docker
8 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
9 9 (32.14%) MySQL
9 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
9 9 (32.14%) Terraform
10 8 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 8 (28.57%) OpenStack
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle
10 8 (28.57%) Unix
10 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 8 (28.57%) VMware
10 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (28.57%) Ruby
11 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (25.00%) Mesos
12 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
12 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (21.43%) Java
13 5 (17.86%) PHP
13 5 (17.86%) DB2
13 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
13 5 (17.86%) DNA

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) Confluence
3 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.71%) nginx
4 2 (7.14%) JBoss
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (14.29%) PaaS
3 4 (14.29%) Serverless
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (10.71%) Route 53
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (7.14%) IaaS
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
1 2 (7.14%) Junos
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
2 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (17.86%) DB2
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Bitbucket
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Ant
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) Checkstyle
5 1 (3.57%) Gradle
5 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.57%) MSTest
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Games
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) boto
1 3 (10.71%) LAMP
1 3 (10.71%) Laravel
1 3 (10.71%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (10.71%) Symfony
1 3 (10.71%) Yii
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) CSS3
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.57%) Memcached
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Derivative
1 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) DC/OS
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) CoreOS
6 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.86%) DNA
3 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (28.57%) Ruby
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.14%) Go
7 2 (7.14%) Perl
7 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) JNCIA
1 2 (7.14%) JNCIE
1 2 (7.14%) JNCIP
1 2 (7.14%) JNCIS
1 2 (7.14%) RHCA
1 2 (7.14%) RHCE
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) GCP
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Docker
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) VMware NSX
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) LXC
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (89.29%) Ansible
2 22 (78.57%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
3 9 (32.14%) Terraform
4 7 (25.00%) Mesos
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (10.71%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (10.71%) Rancher
7 2 (7.14%) Marathon
7 2 (7.14%) Packer
8 1 (3.57%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) hybris
4 2 (7.14%) Intershop
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Mercator
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.57%) Sonatype
5 1 (3.57%) Xamarin