Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 49 108
Rank change year-on-year -32 +59 +15
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1463 1952 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.14% 4.38% 2.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.85% 36.94% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 1370 808
London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £410 £381 £363
90th Percentile £660 £638 £663
England median daily rate £501 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +0.10% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
London median hourly rate £32.88 £35.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.72% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% -39.53% -

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5660 5284 4076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.13% 11.85% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4174 3551 2815
London median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 74
London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.92 £14.36 £13.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £36.57 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in London

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Puppet in London

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Puppet in London

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London -56 190 £525 -2.33% 71
South London -11 135 £525 +10.53% 7
West London -15 51 £525 +5.00% 7
East London +8 25 £515 -3.29% 7
North London -9 1 £400 - 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 1011 (69.10%) DevOps
2 845 (57.76%) Linux
3 844 (57.69%) Ansible
4 840 (57.42%) Amazon AWS
5 699 (47.78%) Opscode Chef
6 661 (45.18%) Jenkins
7 652 (44.57%) Python
8 646 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
9 588 (40.19%) Java
10 581 (39.71%) Configuration Management
11 516 (35.27%) Continuous Integration
12 487 (33.29%) Docker
13 363 (24.81%) Git (software)
14 343 (23.44%) Terraform
15 341 (23.31%) Bash Shell
16 333 (22.76%) Ruby
17 325 (22.21%) Finance
18 305 (20.85%) Security Cleared
19 279 (19.07%) Unix
20 266 (18.18%) Kubernetes
21 258 (17.63%) MySQL
22 254 (17.36%) Open Source
23 253 (17.29%) SC Cleared
24 246 (16.81%) PostgreSQL
25 236 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
26 210 (14.35%) Scrum
27 203 (13.88%) TDD
28 201 (13.74%) Tomcat
29 199 (13.60%) Oracle
30 193 (13.19%) VMware

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 201 (13.74%) Tomcat
2 158 (10.80%) OpenStack
3 127 (8.68%) nginx
4 111 (7.59%) Apache
4 111 (7.59%) WebSphere
5 106 (7.25%) Confluence
6 86 (5.88%) WebLogic
7 78 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
8 59 (4.03%) JBoss
9 56 (3.83%) IIS
10 44 (3.01%) Jetty
11 42 (2.87%) Cloud Foundry
12 40 (2.73%) Apache Spark
13 17 (1.16%) CMS
14 15 (1.03%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.55%) Mongrel
15 8 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.27%) Apache Pig
17 3 (0.21%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (0.75%) HipChat
2 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.068%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 840 (57.42%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
4 129 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 108 (7.38%) GitHub
6 83 (5.67%) Amazon S3
7 65 (4.44%) IaaS
7 65 (4.44%) PaaS
8 61 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 56 (3.83%) Route 53
10 50 (3.42%) Amazon ELB
11 45 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
12 42 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 40 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
14 31 (2.12%) npm
15 22 (1.50%) Serverless
16 17 (1.16%) Slack
17 15 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
18 14 (0.96%) G Suite
19 13 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (11.28%) TCP/IP
2 147 (10.05%) Firewall
3 134 (9.16%) DNS
4 126 (8.61%) HTTP
5 87 (5.95%) SSL
6 49 (3.35%) SAN
7 40 (2.73%) LDAP
8 30 (2.05%) VPN
9 29 (1.98%) Internet
10 28 (1.91%) Network Security
11 24 (1.64%) HTTPS
12 23 (1.57%) DHCP
13 20 (1.37%) FTP
14 18 (1.23%) IPsec
15 17 (1.16%) Kerberos
16 14 (0.96%) SMS
17 12 (0.82%) DSL
18 11 (0.75%) SSH
19 10 (0.68%) NAS
19 10 (0.68%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (17.63%) MySQL
2 246 (16.81%) PostgreSQL
3 184 (12.58%) NoSQL
4 177 (12.10%) MongoDB
5 122 (8.34%) Hadoop
6 91 (6.22%) Amazon RDS
7 80 (5.47%) Big Data
8 67 (4.58%) Relational Database
9 62 (4.24%) SQL Server
10 53 (3.62%) Oracle Database
11 50 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 41 (2.80%) Redis
13 32 (2.19%) HBase
14 26 (1.78%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 14 (0.96%) Apache Hive
17 13 (0.89%) DB2
18 10 (0.68%) InfluxDB
19 9 (0.62%) Power BI
20 8 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 661 (45.18%) Jenkins
2 363 (24.81%) Git (software)
3 172 (11.76%) Maven
4 162 (11.07%) JIRA
5 100 (6.84%) Sonatype Nexus
6 94 (6.43%) TeamCity
7 91 (6.22%) Artifactory
8 80 (5.47%) MSTest
8 80 (5.47%) NUnit
9 76 (5.19%) Bitbucket
10 75 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 59 (4.03%) Octopus Deploy
12 57 (3.90%) Subversion
13 52 (3.55%) Vagrant
14 48 (3.28%) Ant
15 46 (3.14%) Gradle
16 43 (2.94%) Cucumber
17 36 (2.46%) Hudson
18 35 (2.39%) Selenium
18 35 (2.39%) Travis CI
General
1 325 (22.21%) Finance
2 123 (8.41%) Banking
3 54 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 47 (3.21%) Marketing
5 46 (3.14%) Retail Banking
6 37 (2.53%) Electronics
6 37 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.39%) Investment Banking
8 31 (2.12%) Retail
9 20 (1.37%) Publishing
10 18 (1.23%) Games
11 17 (1.16%) Front Office
12 11 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.75%) Legal
13 8 (0.55%) Law
14 6 (0.41%) Back Office
15 3 (0.21%) Advertising
16 2 (0.14%) Local Government
16 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.068%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 678 (46.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 238 (16.27%) Developer
3 233 (15.93%) AWS DevOps
4 222 (15.17%) AWS Engineer
5 189 (12.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 152 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
7 146 (9.98%) Java Developer
8 112 (7.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 92 (6.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 80 (5.47%) Architect
11 74 (5.06%) Administrator
12 72 (4.92%) Consultant
13 69 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
14 61 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 57 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
16 53 (3.62%) Cloud Engineer
16 53 (3.62%) Senior Developer
17 52 (3.55%) DevOps Consultant
17 52 (3.55%) Linux Administrator
18 49 (3.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (11.07%) Web Services
2 146 (9.98%) Elastic Stack
3 101 (6.90%) .NET
4 89 (6.08%) Node.js
5 84 (5.74%) Spring
6 73 (4.99%) REST
7 72 (4.92%) RESTful
8 58 (3.96%) AngularJS
9 51 (3.49%) Kafka
10 50 (3.42%) HTML
11 46 (3.14%) RabbitMQ
12 45 (3.08%) ActiveMQ
13 44 (3.01%) Sensu
14 42 (2.87%) XML
15 41 (2.80%) JSON
16 40 (2.73%) HTML5
16 40 (2.73%) LEMP Stack
17 36 (2.46%) Hibernate
17 36 (2.46%) jQuery
18 31 (2.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (4.24%) Public Cloud
2 61 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 57 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 51 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (2.12%) PKI
6 27 (1.85%) Online Banking
7 21 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
8 20 (1.37%) Fintech
8 20 (1.37%) Private Cloud
8 20 (1.37%) Virtual Team
9 17 (1.16%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.03%) Cloud Native
12 13 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 13 (0.89%) Online Games
13 12 (0.82%) Clustering
14 9 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.62%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 845 (57.76%) Linux
2 279 (19.07%) Unix
3 177 (12.10%) Windows
4 167 (11.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 132 (9.02%) CentOS
6 92 (6.29%) Ubuntu
7 83 (5.67%) Windows Server
8 53 (3.62%) Solaris
9 43 (2.94%) CoreOS
10 38 (2.60%) AIX
11 30 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (1.23%) Debian
13 16 (1.09%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.75%) SUSE
15 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.48%) VMS
17 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
19 4 (0.27%) Scientific Linux
20 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1011 (69.10%) DevOps
2 646 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 581 (39.71%) Configuration Management
4 516 (35.27%) Continuous Integration
5 254 (17.36%) Open Source
6 210 (14.35%) Scrum
7 203 (13.88%) TDD
8 179 (12.24%) Microservices
9 163 (11.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 136 (9.30%) OO
11 133 (9.09%) Migration
12 128 (8.75%) Test Automation
13 119 (8.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 109 (7.45%) Load Balancing
15 89 (6.08%) Mentoring
15 89 (6.08%) Software Engineering
16 85 (5.81%) E-Commerce
17 78 (5.33%) Kanban
18 74 (5.06%) BDD
19 63 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 652 (44.57%) Python
2 588 (40.19%) Java
3 341 (23.31%) Bash Shell
4 333 (22.76%) Ruby
5 148 (10.12%) Perl
6 122 (8.34%) JavaScript
7 116 (7.93%) PowerShell
8 104 (7.11%) SQL
9 90 (6.15%) Go
10 75 (5.13%) Scala
11 70 (4.78%) Shell Script
12 58 (3.96%) Groovy
13 54 (3.69%) C#
13 54 (3.69%) PHP
14 29 (1.98%) C
15 28 (1.91%) C++
15 28 (1.91%) Korn
16 19 (1.30%) R
17 16 (1.09%) Bourne shell
18 10 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 305 (20.85%) Security Cleared
2 253 (17.29%) SC Cleared
3 27 (1.85%) AWS Certification
3 27 (1.85%) Degree
4 15 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.82%) RHCE
6 9 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.55%) CREST Certified
8 7 (0.48%) RHCA
9 6 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.21%) CEH
11 3 (0.21%) CISSP
11 3 (0.21%) GIAC
11 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.21%) SANS
12 2 (0.14%) CCNP
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.068%) CCNA
13 1 (0.068%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.37%) QA
2 19 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.09%) GCP
4 10 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.62%) SLA
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.068%) GDPR
7 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 487 (33.29%) Docker
2 115 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.80%) Active Directory
4 34 (2.32%) HDFS
5 33 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (2.12%) KVM
7 19 (1.30%) vCloud
8 17 (1.16%) etcd
8 17 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.03%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 12 (0.82%) Apache Flume
12 10 (0.68%) NFS
12 10 (0.68%) Xen
13 9 (0.62%) Squid
13 9 (0.62%) Varnish
13 9 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.55%) flannel
14 8 (0.55%) Postfix
15 6 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 844 (57.69%) Ansible
2 699 (47.78%) Opscode Chef
3 343 (23.44%) Terraform
4 266 (18.18%) Kubernetes
5 105 (7.18%) logstash
6 89 (6.08%) Nagios
7 85 (5.81%) Kibana
8 63 (4.31%) Packer
9 54 (3.69%) Salt
9 54 (3.69%) ZABBIX
10 49 (3.35%) Grafana
11 43 (2.94%) Consul
12 38 (2.60%) HAProxy
12 38 (2.60%) Mesos
13 33 (2.26%) Cobbler
14 31 (2.12%) Graphite
15 30 (2.05%) Docker Swarm
16 22 (1.50%) Rancher
17 20 (1.37%) Sysdig
18 17 (1.16%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 199 (13.60%) Oracle
2 193 (13.19%) VMware
3 165 (11.28%) Red Hat
4 94 (6.43%) Splunk
5 68 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 63 (4.31%) IBM
7 60 (4.10%) Google
8 53 (3.62%) Atlassian
9 48 (3.28%) SaltStack
10 37 (2.53%) SAP
11 29 (1.98%) New Relic
12 27 (1.85%) Cloudera
13 24 (1.64%) AppDynamics
13 24 (1.64%) Cisco
14 23 (1.57%) Hortonworks
15 19 (1.30%) HP
16 13 (0.89%) BMC
16 13 (0.89%) Dynatrace
17 10 (0.68%) MuleSoft
18 9 (0.62%) ServiceNow