Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 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
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 195 175 102
Rank change year-on-year -20 -73 -21
Contract jobs citing Puppet 320 305 1,062
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.34% 1.48% 2.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.67% 9.26% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 220 790
10th Percentile £415 £413 £450
25th Percentile £463 £475 £505
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £625 £606 £650
90th Percentile £686 £675 £738
England median daily rate £511 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -2.62% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £56.25 £52.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.64% +40.67% +7.14%

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 4,172 3,295 6,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.47% 16.04% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,115 2,418 4,697
10th Percentile £400 £345 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £453
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £630 £615 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £688
England median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 77
10th Percentile £15.78 £12.42 £14.50
25th Percentile £23.56 £12.60 £18.13
Median hourly rate £49.50 £19.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +160.53% -15.56% -9.86%
75th Percentile £65.75 £26.75 £42.62
90th Percentile £68.00 £47.83 £50.42
England median hourly rate £24.00 £18.85 £18.50
% change year-on-year +27.32% +1.89% +5.71%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Puppet in London.

Daily rate trend for Puppet in London

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Puppet in London over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in London

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Puppet in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 15 May 2021. 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 -20 17 £473 -14.09% 37
West London +25 9 £500 +5.26% 11
South London +25 6 £625 +35.14% 4
East London +13 6 £465 -13.49% 2
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 229 (71.56%) Ansible
2 217 (67.81%) DevOps
3 171 (53.44%) Linux
4 163 (50.94%) AWS
5 154 (48.13%) Opscode Chef
6 149 (46.56%) Python
7 131 (40.94%) Docker
8 127 (39.69%) Terraform
9 113 (35.31%) Jenkins
9 113 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
10 109 (34.06%) Configuration Management
11 105 (32.81%) Azure
12 97 (30.31%) Kubernetes
13 85 (26.56%) Windows
14 83 (25.94%) Java
15 79 (24.69%) Git (software)
16 76 (23.75%) VMware
17 74 (23.13%) PowerShell
18 71 (22.19%) Finance
19 55 (17.19%) GCP
20 53 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
21 50 (15.63%) Unix
22 49 (15.31%) Infrastructure as Code
23 48 (15.00%) GitHub
24 46 (14.38%) Bash Shell
25 44 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 44 (13.75%) JavaScript
26 43 (13.44%) Microsoft
26 43 (13.44%) Security Cleared

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 25 (7.81%) Confluence
2 24 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.63%) Apache
4 17 (5.31%) IIS
4 17 (5.31%) nginx
4 17 (5.31%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.75%) Apache Spark
5 12 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.81%) JBoss
7 7 (2.19%) Jetty
7 7 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.88%) Mongrel
9 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.63%) CMS
10 2 (0.63%) Moodle
10 2 (0.63%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 163 (50.94%) AWS
2 105 (32.81%) Azure
3 55 (17.19%) GCP
4 48 (15.00%) GitHub
5 43 (13.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 30 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (9.38%) IaaS
7 24 (7.50%) Amazon S3
7 24 (7.50%) PaaS
8 18 (5.63%) AWS CodePipeline
9 17 (5.31%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
11 15 (4.69%) Serverless
12 14 (4.38%) OpenShift
13 13 (4.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (3.75%) Amazon ECS
14 12 (3.75%) SaaS
15 11 (3.44%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (2.81%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.13%) Firewall
2 16 (5.00%) DNS
3 15 (4.69%) Multicast
4 14 (4.38%) SAN
4 14 (4.38%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.06%) NAS
5 13 (4.06%) Wireshark
6 12 (3.75%) tcpdump
7 10 (3.13%) LAN
7 10 (3.13%) WAN
8 9 (2.81%) HTTP
9 7 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (2.19%) DHCP
10 6 (1.88%) FTP
10 6 (1.88%) IPsec
10 6 (1.88%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.56%) FCoE
11 5 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (1.56%) VPN
12 4 (1.25%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.88%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.06%) Big Data
4 13 (4.06%) Hadoop
5 12 (3.75%) MySQL
6 11 (3.44%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.50%) Looker
7 8 (2.50%) Tableau
8 6 (1.88%) Amazon Athena
8 6 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.88%) PowerCenter
9 5 (1.56%) InfluxDB
10 4 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.25%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.25%) HBase
10 4 (1.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 113 (35.31%) Jenkins
2 79 (24.69%) Git (software)
3 41 (12.81%) JIRA
4 28 (8.75%) GitLab
5 25 (7.81%) SonarQube
6 20 (6.25%) TeamCity
7 18 (5.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (4.69%) Maven
9 14 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (4.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (3.75%) Bitbucket
11 11 (3.44%) Selenium
12 10 (3.13%) Subversion
12 10 (3.13%) Travis CI
13 9 (2.81%) Artifactory
13 9 (2.81%) CircleCI
13 9 (2.81%) Gradle
13 9 (2.81%) Vagrant
14 8 (2.50%) JMeter
15 7 (2.19%) JUnit
General
1 71 (22.19%) Finance
2 41 (12.81%) Banking
3 30 (9.38%) Social Skills
4 14 (4.38%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.06%) Documentation Skills
5 13 (4.06%) Public Sector
6 10 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.81%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.25%) Retail
9 3 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (0.94%) Law
9 3 (0.94%) Marketing
9 3 (0.94%) Prime Brokerage
9 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (34.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (9.38%) Developer
3 29 (9.06%) Cloud Engineer
4 27 (8.44%) AWS Engineer
5 25 (7.81%) Architect
5 25 (7.81%) AWS DevOps
6 20 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (5.94%) Consultant
7 19 (5.94%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (5.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 15 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
10 13 (4.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.75%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (3.75%) Senior DevOps
11 12 (3.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 11 (3.44%) Service Operations Specialist
13 10 (3.13%) Azure DevOps
13 10 (3.13%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.75%) Node.js
2 25 (7.81%) .NET
2 25 (7.81%) React
3 24 (7.50%) JSON
4 23 (7.19%) Web Services
5 21 (6.56%) YAML
6 17 (5.31%) REST
7 16 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
8 12 (3.75%) Kafka
9 10 (3.13%) J2EE
9 10 (3.13%) Middleware
9 10 (3.13%) Spring
10 8 (2.50%) Django
10 8 (2.50%) HTML
10 8 (2.50%) OAuth
11 7 (2.19%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.19%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.19%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.19%) XML
12 6 (1.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.63%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.31%) Cloud Native
3 14 (4.38%) Clustering
4 12 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.19%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.88%) User Experience
10 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.56%) Equities
10 5 (1.56%) Replication
11 4 (1.25%) CMDB
11 4 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 171 (53.44%) Linux
2 85 (26.56%) Windows
3 50 (15.63%) Unix
4 44 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (7.81%) Windows Server
6 17 (5.31%) CentOS
7 8 (2.50%) Solaris
7 8 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (1.56%) AIX
10 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.94%) VMS
12 2 (0.63%) Android
12 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.31%) Debian
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (67.81%) DevOps
2 113 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (34.06%) Configuration Management
4 53 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (15.31%) Infrastructure as Code
6 39 (12.19%) Open Source
7 36 (11.25%) Microservices
8 35 (10.94%) ITIL
9 34 (10.63%) Scrum
10 33 (10.31%) Infrastructure Automation
11 30 (9.38%) Change Management
11 30 (9.38%) Migration
12 28 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 28 (8.75%) Service Management
12 28 (8.75%) Test Automation
13 27 (8.44%) Continuous Delivery
14 25 (7.81%) High Availability
15 19 (5.94%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (5.63%) SDLC
16 18 (5.63%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 149 (46.56%) Python
2 83 (25.94%) Java
3 74 (23.13%) PowerShell
4 46 (14.38%) Bash Shell
5 44 (13.75%) JavaScript
6 27 (8.44%) Go
6 27 (8.44%) Ruby
7 24 (7.50%) SQL
8 15 (4.69%) C#
9 12 (3.75%) Perl
9 12 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.81%) Scala
11 7 (2.19%) Groovy
11 7 (2.19%) PHP
12 5 (1.56%) C++
13 4 (1.25%) C
13 4 (1.25%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.63%) sed
14 2 (0.63%) VB
14 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (13.44%) Security Cleared
2 39 (12.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.75%) Degree
4 8 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.19%) AWS Certification
5 7 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.56%) RHCA
6 5 (1.56%) RHCE
7 2 (0.63%) CCIE
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.63%) VCAP
8 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.31%) GCUX
8 1 (0.31%) GIAC
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) LPIC
8 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.44%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.25%) GDPR
2 4 (1.25%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) PMO
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 131 (40.94%) Docker
2 50 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 13 (4.06%) vSphere
5 11 (3.44%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (3.44%) Xen
6 10 (3.13%) KVM
7 7 (2.19%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.56%) HDFS
8 5 (1.56%) NFS
8 5 (1.56%) SRDF
8 5 (1.56%) vCloud
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.94%) Gluster
10 3 (0.94%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.94%) Samba
10 3 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 229 (71.56%) Ansible
2 154 (48.13%) Opscode Chef
3 127 (39.69%) Terraform
4 97 (30.31%) Kubernetes
5 25 (7.81%) Salt
6 17 (5.31%) Packer
7 15 (4.69%) Prometheus
8 14 (4.38%) Grafana
9 11 (3.44%) ITRS Geneos
9 11 (3.44%) vRealize
10 10 (3.13%) SCCM
11 7 (2.19%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (2.19%) Rancher
12 6 (1.88%) Istio
13 5 (1.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 4 (1.25%) Mesos
14 4 (1.25%) SCOM
15 3 (0.94%) BladeLogic
15 3 (0.94%) logstash
15 3 (0.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 76 (23.75%) VMware
2 43 (13.44%) Microsoft
3 38 (11.88%) Splunk
4 37 (11.56%) Google
5 32 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 28 (8.75%) Oracle
7 16 (5.00%) SaltStack
8 13 (4.06%) Veritas
9 12 (3.75%) Cisco
9 12 (3.75%) MuleSoft
10 11 (3.44%) Citrix
10 11 (3.44%) Symantec
11 10 (3.13%) New Relic
11 10 (3.13%) Zscaler
12 9 (2.81%) NetApp
12 9 (2.81%) ServiceNow
13 8 (2.50%) F5
13 8 (2.50%) IBM
14 7 (2.19%) EMC
14 7 (2.19%) Informatica