Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 73 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 -23 +89
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1,427 1,472 1,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.11% 3.44% 4.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.59% 28.26% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,074 1,076 1,347
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £408 £385
90th Percentile £700 £675 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
London median hourly rate - £40.00 £51.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.76% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £51.13
% change year-on-year -12.50% -21.76% +7.63%

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 6,610 5,208 5,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.41% 12.19% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,881 3,732 3,691
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 40 33
London median hourly rate £22.48 £26.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +37.12% -5.00%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.45 £14.56
90th Percentile £54.81 £50.52 £40.45
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +10.00% -17.96% +4.05%

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 17 August 2018.

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
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 17 August 2018. 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 -4 245 £550 +4.76% 93
South London -3 152 £525 +7.69% 17
West London +17 86 £525 +5.00% 43
East London -10 32 £500 -8.88% 16
North London +6 2 £550 +37.50% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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.

1 987 (69.17%) DevOps
2 929 (65.10%) Ansible
3 816 (57.18%) Linux
4 815 (57.11%) Jenkins
5 806 (56.48%) Amazon AWS
6 805 (56.41%) Opscode Chef
7 652 (45.69%) Python
8 602 (42.19%) Docker
9 578 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
10 527 (36.93%) Configuration Management
11 480 (33.64%) Terraform
12 473 (33.15%) Continuous Integration
13 468 (32.80%) Java
14 437 (30.62%) Git (software)
15 431 (30.20%) Kubernetes
16 319 (22.35%) Bash Shell
17 294 (20.60%) Ruby
18 284 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
19 278 (19.48%) PostgreSQL
20 264 (18.50%) Finance
21 252 (17.66%) Open Source
22 251 (17.59%) MySQL
23 249 (17.45%) Security Cleared
24 235 (16.47%) Perl
25 233 (16.33%) Unix
26 209 (14.65%) TDD
27 204 (14.30%) Windows
28 196 (13.74%) SC Cleared
29 188 (13.17%) Microservices
30 186 (13.03%) Test Automation

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
1 147 (10.30%) Tomcat
2 117 (8.20%) OpenStack
3 112 (7.85%) nginx
4 98 (6.87%) WebSphere
5 97 (6.80%) Apache
6 96 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
7 90 (6.31%) Confluence
8 89 (6.24%) WebLogic
9 36 (2.52%) JBoss
10 34 (2.38%) IIS
11 28 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 28 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
12 24 (1.68%) Apache Spark
13 20 (1.40%) Jetty
14 12 (0.84%) Mongrel
15 6 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
17 4 (0.28%) WordPress
18 3 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.28%) HipChat
4 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.070%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.070%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 806 (56.48%) Amazon AWS
2 284 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
4 138 (9.67%) Amazon S3
5 136 (9.53%) GitHub
6 135 (9.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 114 (7.99%) Serverless
7 114 (7.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 86 (6.03%) AWS Lambda
9 80 (5.61%) Amazon ELB
10 74 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 66 (4.63%) IaaS
12 59 (4.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 59 (4.13%) PaaS
13 50 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
14 46 (3.22%) OpenShift
15 44 (3.08%) npm
16 36 (2.52%) Route 53
17 28 (1.96%) Datadog
18 24 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (10.37%) DNS
2 112 (7.85%) TCP/IP
3 96 (6.73%) Firewall
4 93 (6.52%) SSL
5 75 (5.26%) HTTP
6 40 (2.80%) Internet
7 39 (2.73%) DHCP
8 31 (2.17%) FTP
9 28 (1.96%) SAN
10 27 (1.89%) IPsec
11 21 (1.47%) VPN
12 20 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
13 18 (1.26%) SSH
14 15 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
15 12 (0.84%) BIG-IP
16 11 (0.77%) Kerberos
17 10 (0.70%) OpenVPN
18 8 (0.56%) Intranet
19 7 (0.49%) SMS
19 7 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (19.48%) PostgreSQL
2 251 (17.59%) MySQL
3 169 (11.84%) NoSQL
4 150 (10.51%) MongoDB
5 115 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 81 (5.68%) Big Data
7 63 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
8 61 (4.27%) SQL Server
9 44 (3.08%) Relational Database
10 40 (2.80%) Apache Hive
11 39 (2.73%) RDBMS
12 34 (2.38%) Sqoop
13 33 (2.31%) Impala
14 22 (1.54%) InfluxDB
15 20 (1.40%) Redis
16 19 (1.33%) Oracle Database
17 18 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (0.91%) MariaDB
19 11 (0.77%) HBase
20 7 (0.49%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 815 (57.11%) Jenkins
2 437 (30.62%) Git (software)
3 135 (9.46%) Artifactory
4 134 (9.39%) Maven
5 125 (8.76%) JIRA
6 119 (8.34%) GitLab
7 103 (7.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 97 (6.80%) Vagrant
9 88 (6.17%) TeamCity
10 82 (5.75%) Travis CI
11 79 (5.54%) MSTest
11 79 (5.54%) NUnit
12 74 (5.19%) Gradle
13 62 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 59 (4.13%) Selenium
15 58 (4.06%) Bitbucket
16 42 (2.94%) JUnit
17 34 (2.38%) gulp
18 33 (2.31%) IBM UrbanCode
19 31 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 264 (18.50%) Finance
2 94 (6.59%) Banking
3 32 (2.24%) Marketing
4 30 (2.10%) Retail
5 24 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.33%) Law
8 17 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.12%) Games
10 15 (1.05%) Electronics
11 12 (0.84%) Publishing
12 9 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.14%) French Language
14 2 (0.14%) Front Office
15 1 (0.070%) Advertising
15 1 (0.070%) Back Office
15 1 (0.070%) Billing
15 1 (0.070%) Legal
Job Titles
1 688 (48.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 236 (16.54%) Developer
3 230 (16.12%) AWS Engineer
4 229 (16.05%) AWS DevOps
5 202 (14.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 108 (7.57%) Java Developer
7 101 (7.08%) Linux Engineer
8 88 (6.17%) Consultant
9 82 (5.75%) Senior DevOps
10 80 (5.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 75 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 74 (5.19%) Senior Developer
13 66 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
14 64 (4.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 64 (4.48%) Platform Engineer
15 63 (4.41%) Administrator
15 63 (4.41%) Architect
16 61 (4.27%) DevOps Consultant
16 61 (4.27%) Python Engineer
17 50 (3.50%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (11.28%) Elastic Stack
2 130 (9.11%) Node.js
3 101 (7.08%) Web Services
4 85 (5.96%) RabbitMQ
5 56 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
5 56 (3.92%) Kafka
6 52 (3.64%) HTML
7 51 (3.57%) REST
8 50 (3.50%) jQuery
9 48 (3.36%) CSS
10 47 (3.29%) Sensu
11 45 (3.15%) LEMP Stack
12 41 (2.87%) .NET
12 41 (2.87%) React
13 39 (2.73%) JSON
14 36 (2.52%) XML
15 35 (2.45%) LAMP
15 35 (2.45%) Spring Boot
16 34 (2.38%) AngularJS
17 32 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.08%) Linux Command Line
2 52 (3.64%) Public Cloud
3 46 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.38%) Wiki
6 30 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (1.75%) Fintech
8 22 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (1.47%) Private Cloud
10 20 (1.40%) Replication
11 14 (0.98%) User Experience
12 13 (0.91%) Cloud Native
12 13 (0.91%) Clustering
12 13 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.91%) PKI
13 11 (0.77%) Hedge funds
13 11 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (0.70%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 816 (57.18%) Linux
2 233 (16.33%) Unix
3 204 (14.30%) Windows
4 152 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 134 (9.39%) CentOS
6 86 (6.03%) Ubuntu
7 57 (3.99%) Windows Server
8 49 (3.43%) CoreOS
9 33 (2.31%) Solaris
10 24 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (1.40%) DC/OS
12 19 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (1.26%) Debian
14 14 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 12 (0.84%) AIX
15 12 (0.84%) SUSE
16 10 (0.70%) Fedora
16 10 (0.70%) VMS
17 8 (0.56%) Android
17 8 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 987 (69.17%) DevOps
2 578 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
3 527 (36.93%) Configuration Management
4 473 (33.15%) Continuous Integration
5 252 (17.66%) Open Source
6 209 (14.65%) TDD
7 188 (13.17%) Microservices
8 186 (13.03%) Test Automation
9 179 (12.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 160 (11.21%) Migration
11 157 (11.00%) OO
12 115 (8.06%) Deployment Automation
13 108 (7.57%) Scrum
14 107 (7.50%) Load Balancing
15 91 (6.38%) SDLC
16 83 (5.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 81 (5.68%) E-Commerce
18 75 (5.26%) Mentoring
19 74 (5.19%) BDD
20 68 (4.77%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 652 (45.69%) Python
2 468 (32.80%) Java
3 319 (22.35%) Bash Shell
4 294 (20.60%) Ruby
5 235 (16.47%) Perl
6 149 (10.44%) JavaScript
7 133 (9.32%) SQL
8 130 (9.11%) PowerShell
9 112 (7.85%) Shell Script
10 108 (7.57%) Groovy
11 93 (6.52%) Go
12 77 (5.40%) Scala
13 44 (3.08%) Korn
14 41 (2.87%) PHP
15 33 (2.31%) Java 8
16 25 (1.75%) C
17 24 (1.68%) C++
18 23 (1.61%) C#
19 7 (0.49%) SystemTap
20 6 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 249 (17.45%) Security Cleared
2 196 (13.74%) SC Cleared
3 34 (2.38%) Degree
4 27 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 22 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.56%) RHCE
8 7 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.49%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.35%) CCNA
9 5 (0.35%) MCSE
10 4 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (0.28%) CISM
10 4 (0.28%) CISSP
10 4 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.14%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.14%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.15%) QA
2 25 (1.75%) GCP
3 12 (0.84%) SLA
4 3 (0.21%) GDPR
4 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.070%) PMO
6 1 (0.070%) WAI
6 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 602 (42.19%) Docker
2 86 (6.03%) Virtual Machines
2 86 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.59%) VirtualBox
4 35 (2.45%) etcd
4 35 (2.45%) HDFS
5 34 (2.38%) flannel
6 28 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 28 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 21 (1.47%) Active Directory
8 15 (1.05%) KVM
8 15 (1.05%) vCloud
8 15 (1.05%) vSphere
9 14 (0.98%) Squid
10 13 (0.91%) NFS
11 11 (0.77%) LXC
12 9 (0.63%) Firmware
12 9 (0.63%) Postfix
12 9 (0.63%) Xen
13 8 (0.56%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 929 (65.10%) Ansible
2 805 (56.41%) Opscode Chef
3 480 (33.64%) Terraform
4 431 (30.20%) Kubernetes
5 139 (9.74%) Salt
6 100 (7.01%) Packer
7 88 (6.17%) logstash
8 84 (5.89%) ZABBIX
9 83 (5.82%) Kibana
10 71 (4.98%) Nagios
11 60 (4.20%) Docker Swarm
12 57 (3.99%) HAProxy
13 52 (3.64%) Grafana
14 42 (2.94%) Mesos
15 39 (2.73%) Sysdig
16 35 (2.45%) Hadoop YARN
17 33 (2.31%) Consul
17 33 (2.31%) rkt
18 26 (1.82%) Prometheus
19 25 (1.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 175 (12.26%) Oracle
2 154 (10.79%) Red Hat
3 146 (10.23%) VMware
4 91 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 83 (5.82%) Splunk
6 81 (5.68%) SaltStack
7 70 (4.91%) Google
8 66 (4.63%) New Relic
9 46 (3.22%) Cloudera
10 44 (3.08%) Atlassian
11 34 (2.38%) AppDynamics
12 33 (2.31%) Hortonworks
13 29 (2.03%) hybris
14 28 (1.96%) Adobe
14 28 (1.96%) Sybase
15 23 (1.61%) PagerDuty
16 19 (1.33%) SAP
17 18 (1.26%) Rackspace
18 17 (1.19%) EMC
19 16 (1.12%) Cisco