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 3 months to 27 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.

Puppet
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 72 97
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 686 676 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.54% 3.05% 2.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.19% 31.18% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 511 366
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £385
% change year-on-year +2.22% +16.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2131 2168 1849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.01% 9.79% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1518 1279
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 39
Median hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.88% +20.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Puppet in London.

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 100 £525 +10.52% 41
Croydon +6 12 £470 -1.05% 1
Canary Wharf +6 11 £600 +12.94%
Westminster +4 4 £650 +42.07%
Feltham +2 2 £425 +0.95%
Twickenham -3 2 £388 +13.97%
Chessington +2 1 - -
Hammersmith 0 1 £525 +10.61% 1
Heathrow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £375 -
Docklands, London - 1 £560 - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 1174 (75.45%) DevOps
2 969 (62.28%) Linux
3 814 (52.31%) Ansible
4 739 (47.49%) Jenkins
5 699 (44.92%) Amazon AWS
6 667 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
7 644 (41.39%) Python
8 605 (38.88%) Opscode Chef
9 561 (36.05%) Docker
10 552 (35.48%) Configuration Management
11 530 (34.06%) Continuous Integration
12 486 (31.23%) Java
13 484 (31.11%) Git (software)
14 451 (28.98%) Bash Shell
15 405 (26.03%) Ruby
16 337 (21.66%) VMware
17 296 (19.02%) Unix
18 267 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 240 (15.42%) Open Source
20 236 (15.17%) Kubernetes
21 235 (15.10%) Terraform
22 234 (15.04%) Security Cleared
23 233 (14.97%) Finance
24 223 (14.33%) Perl
25 210 (13.50%) Continuous Delivery
25 210 (13.50%) Red Hat
26 202 (12.98%) PostgreSQL
27 197 (12.66%) SC Cleared
28 192 (12.34%) Maven
29 184 (11.83%) CentOS

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
1 182 (11.70%) Apache
2 137 (8.80%) nginx
3 118 (7.58%) Tomcat
4 105 (6.75%) Confluence
5 104 (6.68%) Elasticsearch
6 85 (5.46%) OpenStack
7 64 (4.11%) Apache Spark
8 46 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 45 (2.89%) IIS
10 38 (2.44%) WebSphere
11 33 (2.12%) WebLogic
12 21 (1.35%) JBoss
13 16 (1.03%) Apache Pig
14 10 (0.64%) CMS
15 8 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.45%) Drupal
16 7 (0.45%) Jetty
16 7 (0.45%) Jupyter
16 7 (0.45%) SharePoint
17 5 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 26 (1.67%) HipChat
2 17 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.064%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 699 (44.92%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (7.46%) GitHub
4 102 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 100 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
6 87 (5.59%) PaaS
7 80 (5.14%) Amazon S3
8 50 (3.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 49 (3.15%) IaaS
10 48 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
11 42 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 31 (1.99%) Route 53
13 28 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
14 22 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 19 (1.22%) AWS CloudTrail
16 14 (0.90%) Datadog
16 14 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
17 13 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
18 12 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 166 (10.67%) DNS
2 137 (8.80%) HTTP
3 123 (7.90%) VPN
4 120 (7.71%) TCP/IP
5 110 (7.07%) Firewall
6 93 (5.98%) LDAP
7 74 (4.76%) SSL
8 49 (3.15%) SAN
9 38 (2.44%) SSH
10 35 (2.25%) DHCP
10 35 (2.25%) Kerberos
11 29 (1.86%) OpenVPN
12 28 (1.80%) Internet
12 28 (1.80%) IPsec
12 28 (1.80%) Reverse Proxy
13 27 (1.74%) OpenLDAP
13 27 (1.74%) SNMP
14 26 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
15 19 (1.22%) Ethernet
16 18 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (12.98%) PostgreSQL
2 167 (10.73%) MySQL
3 155 (9.96%) Hadoop
4 151 (9.70%) Big Data
5 136 (8.74%) MongoDB
6 101 (6.49%) NoSQL
7 84 (5.40%) Oracle Database
8 70 (4.50%) Relational Database
9 65 (4.18%) Redis
10 64 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
11 61 (3.92%) SQL Server
12 52 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 52 (3.34%) Apache Hive
13 46 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (1.86%) HBase
14 29 (1.86%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (0.90%) Neo4j
16 11 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 739 (47.49%) Jenkins
2 484 (31.11%) Git (software)
3 192 (12.34%) Maven
4 166 (10.67%) JIRA
5 138 (8.87%) Vagrant
6 120 (7.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 101 (6.49%) Subversion
8 68 (4.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 67 (4.31%) TeamCity
10 59 (3.79%) Gradle
10 59 (3.79%) Selenium
11 52 (3.34%) JUnit
12 48 (3.08%) Ant
12 48 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
13 46 (2.96%) Bitbucket
14 41 (2.63%) Hudson
15 40 (2.57%) SonarQube
16 37 (2.38%) Cucumber
17 36 (2.31%) Liquibase
18 31 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 233 (14.97%) Finance
2 135 (8.68%) Banking
3 45 (2.89%) Retail
4 31 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 28 (1.80%) Marketing
6 21 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.03%) Games
9 12 (0.77%) Law
10 11 (0.71%) Electronics
10 11 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.45%) Front Office
12 6 (0.39%) Advertising
12 6 (0.39%) Publishing
13 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.13%) Automotive
15 2 (0.13%) Back Office
15 2 (0.13%) Billing
15 2 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 749 (48.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 234 (15.04%) AWS DevOps
3 216 (13.88%) AWS Engineer
4 166 (10.67%) Linux Engineer
5 156 (10.03%) Developer
6 139 (8.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 119 (7.65%) Consultant
8 115 (7.39%) Administrator
8 115 (7.39%) Senior DevOps
9 100 (6.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 86 (5.53%) Architect
10 86 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
11 80 (5.14%) DevOps Consultant
12 75 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 68 (4.37%) Java Developer
14 67 (4.31%) Linux Administrator
15 57 (3.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 52 (3.34%) Cloud Engineer
16 52 (3.34%) Java Engineer
17 47 (3.02%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (10.03%) Web Services
2 133 (8.55%) Elastic Stack
3 85 (5.46%) Node.js
4 81 (5.21%) REST
5 76 (4.88%) .NET
6 67 (4.31%) Spring
7 63 (4.05%) AngularJS
8 56 (3.60%) HTML
9 54 (3.47%) LAMP
10 52 (3.34%) Kafka
11 45 (2.89%) CSS
12 37 (2.38%) Software Packaging
13 36 (2.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 34 (2.19%) MCollective
15 32 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
16 31 (1.99%) RESTful
17 29 (1.86%) JSON
17 29 (1.86%) Middleware
18 26 (1.67%) J2EE
18 26 (1.67%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 82 (5.27%) Data Centre
2 68 (4.37%) Public Cloud
3 50 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (2.25%) Clustering
5 34 (2.19%) PKI
6 32 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
7 29 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 27 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 27 (1.74%) Replication
9 23 (1.48%) Fintech
10 21 (1.35%) Private Cloud
10 21 (1.35%) User Experience
11 16 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (0.84%) Credit Risk
13 12 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.71%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.58%) iPad
15 9 (0.58%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.51%) Online Banking
17 7 (0.45%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 969 (62.28%) Linux
2 296 (19.02%) Unix
3 267 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 184 (11.83%) CentOS
5 153 (9.83%) Windows
6 83 (5.33%) Ubuntu
7 62 (3.98%) Windows Server
8 40 (2.57%) SUSE
9 39 (2.51%) Solaris
10 34 (2.19%) AIX
11 22 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (1.09%) VyOS
13 15 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.84%) RancherOS
15 12 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
16 11 (0.71%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.58%) Debian
18 8 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.39%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1174 (75.45%) DevOps
2 667 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
3 552 (35.48%) Configuration Management
4 530 (34.06%) Continuous Integration
5 240 (15.42%) Open Source
6 210 (13.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 166 (10.67%) Scrum
8 125 (8.03%) Migration
9 121 (7.78%) TDD
10 106 (6.81%) Microservices
11 102 (6.56%) High Availability
12 100 (6.43%) E-Commerce
13 97 (6.23%) Load Balancing
14 93 (5.98%) Mentoring
15 81 (5.21%) Continuous Deployment
16 63 (4.05%) Web Operations
17 61 (3.92%) Analytics
17 61 (3.92%) BDD
18 57 (3.66%) Service Management
19 56 (3.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 644 (41.39%) Python
2 486 (31.23%) Java
3 451 (28.98%) Bash Shell
4 405 (26.03%) Ruby
5 223 (14.33%) Perl
6 135 (8.68%) SQL
7 128 (8.23%) PowerShell
8 109 (7.01%) JavaScript
8 109 (7.01%) Shell Script
9 93 (5.98%) Scala
10 69 (4.43%) Go
11 68 (4.37%) PHP
12 47 (3.02%) Groovy
13 37 (2.38%) C
14 36 (2.31%) C#
15 28 (1.80%) C++
16 27 (1.74%) Korn
17 21 (1.35%) Clojure
18 16 (1.03%) R
19 8 (0.51%) AWK
Qualifications
1 234 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 197 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 41 (2.63%) Degree
4 25 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.77%) RHCE
7 11 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.45%) CCA
10 7 (0.45%) CCNP
10 7 (0.45%) MCSE
10 7 (0.45%) RHCA
11 6 (0.39%) CCNA
12 5 (0.32%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.26%) CLAS
13 4 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.31%) QA
2 23 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.19%) GCP
5 3 (0.19%) SLA
6 2 (0.13%) PMO
6 2 (0.13%) SDET
7 1 (0.064%) FATCA
System Software
1 561 (36.05%) Docker
2 132 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (4.76%) vCloud
4 58 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
5 54 (3.47%) Active Directory
6 50 (3.21%) HDFS
7 37 (2.38%) Squid
8 31 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (1.74%) NFS
9 27 (1.74%) Postfix
10 25 (1.61%) vSphere
11 21 (1.35%) KVM
11 21 (1.35%) VMware ESX
12 18 (1.16%) Hyper-V
13 13 (0.84%) GlusterFS
13 13 (0.84%) LXC
14 12 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 11 (0.71%) Corosync
16 9 (0.58%) Xen
17 8 (0.51%) iptables
Systems Management
1 814 (52.31%) Ansible
2 605 (38.88%) Opscode Chef
3 236 (15.17%) Kubernetes
4 235 (15.10%) Terraform
5 151 (9.70%) Nagios
6 96 (6.17%) ZABBIX
7 91 (5.85%) logstash
8 84 (5.40%) Salt
9 76 (4.88%) Kibana
10 51 (3.28%) HAProxy
11 49 (3.15%) Rancher
12 44 (2.83%) Graphite
13 42 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
14 40 (2.57%) Consul
14 40 (2.57%) Packer
15 32 (2.06%) Hadoop YARN
15 32 (2.06%) Mesos
16 28 (1.80%) yum
17 23 (1.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 23 (1.48%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 337 (21.66%) VMware
2 210 (13.50%) Red Hat
3 174 (11.18%) Oracle
4 100 (6.43%) Atlassian
5 85 (5.46%) Splunk
6 70 (4.50%) Microsoft
7 57 (3.66%) IBM
8 53 (3.41%) AppDynamics
9 44 (2.83%) Cisco
10 43 (2.76%) Hortonworks
11 36 (2.31%) SaltStack
12 31 (1.99%) HP
13 30 (1.93%) Sonatype
14 29 (1.86%) Google
15 24 (1.54%) EMC
16 22 (1.41%) SAP
17 21 (1.35%) CA
17 21 (1.35%) Rackspace
18 20 (1.29%) Juniper
18 20 (1.29%) NetApp
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