Period
to

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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 275 200 183
Rank change year-on-year -75 -17 -54
Contract jobs citing Puppet 373 393 250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.94% 1.43% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.56% 8.14% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 270 183
10th Percentile £430 £424 £413
25th Percentile £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £620 £531 £550
Median % change year-on-year +16.71% -3.41% -4.35%
75th Percentile £710 £625 £603
90th Percentile £811 £700 £675
England median daily rate £576 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.62% - -4.55%

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 6,705 4,827 2,949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.93% 17.57% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,093 3,512 2,163
10th Percentile £413 £406 £363
25th Percentile £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £706 £638 £618
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 17 30
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.04 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £16.28 £14.50
Median hourly rate £23.91 £23.00 £19.20
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% +19.82% -8.60%
75th Percentile £41.52 £42.50 £33.06
90th Percentile £78.45 £62.60 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +17.95% +5.41%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -8 47 £600 +14.29% 28
North London - 3 £750 - 1
South London -11 2 £601 -3.80%
West London -17 1 - - 6
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 290 (77.75%) Ansible
2 226 (60.59%) DevOps
3 215 (57.64%) Linux
4 198 (53.08%) Python
5 186 (49.87%) Docker
6 180 (48.26%) CI/CD
7 178 (47.72%) Jenkins
8 176 (47.18%) Terraform
9 173 (46.38%) AWS
10 155 (41.55%) Kubernetes
11 152 (40.75%) Configuration Management
12 143 (38.34%) Git (software)
13 135 (36.19%) Azure
14 131 (35.12%) Agile
15 127 (34.05%) Opscode Chef
16 102 (27.35%) Bash
17 96 (25.74%) PowerShell
18 95 (25.47%) Java
19 91 (24.40%) Continuous Integration
20 87 (23.32%) Social Skills
21 82 (21.98%) Infrastructure as Code
22 78 (20.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 78 (20.91%) GitHub
23 75 (20.11%) GCP
23 75 (20.11%) Ruby
24 73 (19.57%) VMware
24 73 (19.57%) Windows
25 67 (17.96%) Unix
25 67 (17.96%) JIRA
25 67 (17.96%) GitLab

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 37 (9.92%) Confluence
2 24 (6.43%) Apache
3 22 (5.90%) nginx
4 21 (5.63%) OpenStack
5 20 (5.36%) Tomcat
6 18 (4.83%) IIS
7 13 (3.49%) Traefik
8 12 (3.22%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (1.88%) Drupal
10 5 (1.34%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.34%) JBoss
11 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Fuse
11 3 (0.80%) WordPress
12 2 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.54%) Mule
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 173 (46.38%) AWS
2 135 (36.19%) Azure
3 78 (20.91%) GitHub
4 75 (20.11%) GCP
5 49 (13.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 32 (8.58%) Azure DevOps
6 32 (8.58%) OpenShift
7 27 (7.24%) GitHub Actions
8 26 (6.97%) PaaS
9 23 (6.17%) NuGet
10 21 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 18 (4.83%) Amazon S3
12 18 (4.83%) Serverless
13 14 (3.75%) Amazon ECS
13 14 (3.75%) Google Kubernetes Engine
13 14 (3.75%) IaaS
13 14 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (3.49%) Anthos
15 12 (3.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.92%) Firewall
2 31 (8.31%) DNS
3 24 (6.43%) Internet
4 23 (6.17%) Network Security
5 14 (3.75%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.75%) VPN
6 11 (2.95%) IPv6
7 7 (1.88%) NAS
7 7 (1.88%) SAN
8 6 (1.61%) DHCP
9 5 (1.34%) HTTP
10 4 (1.07%) SNMP
10 4 (1.07%) SSH
11 3 (0.80%) BGP
11 3 (0.80%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.54%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.54%) SMTP
13 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.92%) MySQL
3 27 (7.24%) MongoDB
4 21 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.95%) Big Data
7 11 (2.95%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.68%) Redis
9 9 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (2.41%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.88%) DB2
11 6 (1.61%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.34%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.07%) DynamoDB
13 4 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 178 (47.72%) Jenkins
2 143 (38.34%) Git (software)
3 67 (17.96%) GitLab
3 67 (17.96%) JIRA
4 36 (9.65%) Bitbucket
5 35 (9.38%) Artifactory
6 31 (8.31%) TeamCity
7 30 (8.04%) Maven
8 21 (5.63%) Cucumber
8 21 (5.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (5.09%) CircleCI
9 19 (5.09%) JUnit
10 18 (4.83%) RSpec
11 17 (4.56%) Gradle
12 15 (4.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (3.75%) Selenium
14 13 (3.49%) JBehave
14 13 (3.49%) SonarQube
15 12 (3.22%) Mockito
16 10 (2.68%) git-flow
General
1 87 (23.32%) Social Skills
2 64 (17.16%) Finance
3 48 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (9.65%) Banking
5 27 (7.24%) Public Sector
6 16 (4.29%) Retail
7 10 (2.68%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.34%) Front Office
9 4 (1.07%) Back Office
9 4 (1.07%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.07%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.80%) Billing
11 2 (0.54%) Advertising
11 2 (0.54%) Electronics
11 2 (0.54%) Marketing
11 2 (0.54%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 128 (34.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (9.38%) Platform Engineer
3 34 (9.12%) Architect
3 34 (9.12%) Developer
4 33 (8.85%) Senior DevOps
5 32 (8.58%) AWS Engineer
6 30 (8.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 28 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (7.51%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (6.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 22 (5.90%) AWS DevOps
10 21 (5.63%) Azure Engineer
11 19 (5.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 17 (4.56%) Administrator
13 16 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (3.75%) Security Engineer
15 13 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
16 12 (3.22%) Automation Engineer
16 12 (3.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 11 (2.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.31%) Spring
2 29 (7.77%) REST
3 25 (6.70%) JSON
4 19 (5.09%) Elastic Stack
4 19 (5.09%) Node.js
5 18 (4.83%) .NET
6 17 (4.56%) React
7 16 (4.29%) Kafka
8 15 (4.02%) HTML
8 15 (4.02%) RESTful
9 14 (3.75%) pytest
10 13 (3.49%) CSS
10 13 (3.49%) Spring Boot
11 12 (3.22%) cloud-init
12 11 (2.95%) Gherkin
13 10 (2.68%) ARM Templates
13 10 (2.68%) Behat
13 10 (2.68%) POSIX
14 9 (2.41%) HTML5
15 8 (2.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.12%) Public Cloud
2 25 (6.70%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.43%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (6.17%) Cloud Native
5 21 (5.63%) Clustering
6 17 (4.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (3.49%) PKI
8 12 (3.22%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (2.41%) Replication
12 8 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (2.14%) User Experience
13 7 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.88%) Private Cloud
14 6 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
15 5 (1.34%) Blockchain
16 4 (1.07%) Data Structures
16 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
17 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 215 (57.64%) Linux
2 78 (20.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 73 (19.57%) Windows
4 67 (17.96%) Unix
5 54 (14.48%) CentOS
6 29 (7.77%) Ubuntu
7 14 (3.75%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.34%) CoreOS
10 4 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.07%) SUSE
10 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.80%) HPUX
11 3 (0.80%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (0.80%) VMS
11 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.54%) Debian
12 2 (0.54%) Solaris
12 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (60.59%) DevOps
2 180 (48.26%) CI/CD
3 152 (40.75%) Configuration Management
4 131 (35.12%) Agile
5 91 (24.40%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (21.98%) Infrastructure as Code
7 63 (16.89%) Task Automation
8 51 (13.67%) Microservices
9 50 (13.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 45 (12.06%) Infrastructure Automation
11 41 (10.99%) Platform Engineering
11 41 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (10.19%) Test Automation
13 36 (9.65%) BDD
13 36 (9.65%) SDLC
14 33 (8.85%) Scrum
15 32 (8.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 31 (8.31%) Load Balancing
17 28 (7.51%) Software Engineering
17 28 (7.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 198 (53.08%) Python
2 102 (27.35%) Bash
3 96 (25.74%) PowerShell
4 95 (25.47%) Java
5 75 (20.11%) Ruby
6 66 (17.69%) SQL
7 62 (16.62%) JavaScript
8 56 (15.01%) Go
9 51 (13.67%) Perl
10 27 (7.24%) Shell Script
11 26 (6.97%) C#
12 11 (2.95%) C
13 10 (2.68%) C++
14 7 (1.88%) Groovy
14 7 (1.88%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.88%) PHP
15 6 (1.61%) ES7
15 6 (1.61%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.07%) Scala
17 2 (0.54%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 59 (15.82%) Security Cleared
2 54 (14.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.41%) Degree
4 7 (1.88%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.88%) RHCE
5 6 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.54%) CCA
7 2 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CCIE
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) CCNP
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.27%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.22%) NCSC
2 7 (1.88%) QA
3 5 (1.34%) SLA
4 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 186 (49.87%) Docker
2 57 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (4.02%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.75%) Active Directory
6 9 (2.41%) Ceph
7 7 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (1.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.34%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.34%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.07%) LXC
9 4 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.07%) vSphere
10 3 (0.80%) Firmware
10 3 (0.80%) iptables
10 3 (0.80%) NFS
10 3 (0.80%) Platform Symphony
11 2 (0.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 290 (77.75%) Ansible
2 176 (47.18%) Terraform
3 155 (41.55%) Kubernetes
4 127 (34.05%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (12.33%) Prometheus
6 36 (9.65%) Packer
7 35 (9.38%) Grafana
8 28 (7.51%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (6.17%) Consul
10 22 (5.90%) Istio
11 18 (4.83%) Salt
12 17 (4.56%) Nagios
12 17 (4.56%) ZABBIX
13 15 (4.02%) Icinga
13 15 (4.02%) Mesos
14 14 (3.75%) Graphite
14 14 (3.75%) Rancher
15 13 (3.49%) HAProxy
15 13 (3.49%) ITRS Geneos
15 13 (3.49%) Podman
Vendors
1 73 (19.57%) VMware
2 67 (17.96%) Splunk
3 66 (17.69%) Red Hat
4 49 (13.14%) Microsoft
5 43 (11.53%) Oracle
6 40 (10.72%) Google
7 20 (5.36%) PagerDuty
8 18 (4.83%) AppDynamics
9 17 (4.56%) Citrix
10 13 (3.49%) Dynatrace
11 12 (3.22%) IBM
11 12 (3.22%) New Relic
12 11 (2.95%) F5
13 9 (2.41%) Infoblox
13 9 (2.41%) Radware
13 9 (2.41%) SevOne
14 8 (2.14%) Cisco
15 7 (1.88%) SaltStack
15 7 (1.88%) Sybase
15 7 (1.88%) Veritas