Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 80 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 -28 +54
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1,366 1,500 1,940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.90% 3.16% 4.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.38% 25.18% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,074 1,135 1,364
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £425 £411 £385
90th Percentile £700 £673 £638
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -13.68% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -45.83%

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 7,434 5,957 5,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.78% 12.54% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,537 4,412 3,694
London median daily rate £538 £513 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +5.94% +7.50%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 59 59
London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.49% +41.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.96 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.87 £165.00 £47.94
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £20.73
% change year-on-year +2.53% -17.67% +3.65%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -13 217 £550 +4.76% 100
South London +2 199 £525 - 11
West London -10 52 £525 - 25
East London -10 48 £625 +8.70% 14
North London - 1 £550 - 2
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 964 (70.57%) Ansible
2 922 (67.50%) DevOps
3 840 (61.49%) Opscode Chef
4 809 (59.22%) Amazon AWS
5 779 (57.03%) Jenkins
6 635 (46.49%) Linux
7 586 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
8 583 (42.68%) Python
9 566 (41.43%) Docker
10 506 (37.04%) Java
11 499 (36.53%) Terraform
12 451 (33.02%) Kubernetes
13 446 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
14 404 (29.58%) Configuration Management
15 340 (24.89%) Microsoft Azure
15 340 (24.89%) Git (software)
16 297 (21.74%) Bash Shell
17 269 (19.69%) Finance
18 233 (17.06%) Ruby
19 221 (16.18%) Security Cleared
20 218 (15.96%) Test Automation
21 213 (15.59%) TDD
21 213 (15.59%) MySQL
21 213 (15.59%) Windows
22 211 (15.45%) Unix
23 205 (15.01%) PostgreSQL
23 205 (15.01%) Oracle
24 200 (14.64%) NoSQL
25 190 (13.91%) Open Source
26 176 (12.88%) Red Hat

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
1 174 (12.74%) Tomcat
2 152 (11.13%) OpenStack
3 146 (10.69%) WebSphere
4 114 (8.35%) WebLogic
5 100 (7.32%) Apache
6 96 (7.03%) nginx
7 81 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
8 55 (4.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 55 (4.03%) IIS
9 48 (3.51%) Confluence
10 28 (2.05%) JBoss
10 28 (2.05%) Jetty
10 28 (2.05%) Mongrel
11 18 (1.32%) Apache Spark
12 12 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.59%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.59%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.37%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.22%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.15%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 36 (2.64%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.15%) HipChat
3 2 (0.15%) SPSS
4 1 (0.073%) InVision
4 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.51%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 809 (59.22%) Amazon AWS
2 340 (24.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 166 (12.15%) Amazon EC2
4 144 (10.54%) GitHub
5 126 (9.22%) Amazon S3
6 123 (9.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 119 (8.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 114 (8.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 97 (7.10%) PaaS
9 97 (7.10%) Serverless
10 82 (6.00%) OpenShift
11 73 (5.34%) IaaS
12 72 (5.27%) Datadog
13 56 (4.10%) Amazon ELB
14 50 (3.66%) AWS Lambda
15 39 (2.86%) SaaS
16 36 (2.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 36 (2.64%) npm
17 25 (1.83%) IBM Cloud
18 22 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (6.88%) DNS
2 89 (6.52%) HTTP
3 76 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 63 (4.61%) Firewall
5 58 (4.25%) SSL
6 41 (3.00%) DHCP
7 39 (2.86%) VPN
8 33 (2.42%) IPsec
9 31 (2.27%) FTP
10 25 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (1.68%) Network Security
12 15 (1.10%) BIG-IP
12 15 (1.10%) Internet
12 15 (1.10%) SAN
12 15 (1.10%) SSH
13 11 (0.81%) OpenLDAP
13 11 (0.81%) OpenVPN
14 10 (0.73%) Intranet
15 8 (0.59%) LAN
16 7 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (15.59%) MySQL
2 205 (15.01%) PostgreSQL
3 200 (14.64%) NoSQL
4 141 (10.32%) Hadoop
5 84 (6.15%) Big Data
6 76 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 67 (4.90%) SQL Server
8 48 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
9 43 (3.15%) Apache Hive
10 38 (2.78%) Relational Database
11 37 (2.71%) Sqoop
12 36 (2.64%) Impala
12 36 (2.64%) RDBMS
13 33 (2.42%) Redis
14 29 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (1.39%) InfluxDB
16 16 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
17 15 (1.10%) MariaDB
18 13 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
19 11 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 779 (57.03%) Jenkins
2 340 (24.89%) Git (software)
3 150 (10.98%) Maven
4 138 (10.10%) GitLab
5 112 (8.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 107 (7.83%) MSTest
6 107 (7.83%) NUnit
7 103 (7.54%) TeamCity
8 99 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 92 (6.73%) Travis CI
10 88 (6.44%) JIRA
11 87 (6.37%) Artifactory
12 76 (5.56%) Bitbucket
13 73 (5.34%) Gradle
14 58 (4.25%) Vagrant
15 52 (3.81%) Selenium
16 50 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
17 42 (3.07%) CircleCI
17 42 (3.07%) IBM UrbanCode
18 40 (2.93%) Ant
General
1 269 (19.69%) Finance
2 113 (8.27%) Banking
3 32 (2.34%) Marketing
4 27 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.68%) Retail
6 17 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 17 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.17%) Electronics
8 14 (1.02%) Front Office
9 13 (0.95%) Publishing
10 12 (0.88%) Games
10 12 (0.88%) Law
11 6 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.29%) Billing
13 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.073%) Advertising
14 1 (0.073%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.073%) Avionics
14 1 (0.073%) Legal
Job Titles
1 604 (44.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 210 (15.37%) AWS Engineer
3 206 (15.08%) Developer
4 182 (13.32%) AWS DevOps
5 172 (12.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 116 (8.49%) Java Developer
7 100 (7.32%) Platform Engineer
8 99 (7.25%) Consultant
9 86 (6.30%) Linux Engineer
10 85 (6.22%) Architect
11 80 (5.86%) DevOps Consultant
12 77 (5.64%) Senior DevOps
13 69 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 64 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
15 61 (4.47%) Kubernetes Consultant
16 57 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 50 (3.66%) Azure Engineer
18 47 (3.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
19 44 (3.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
20 42 (3.07%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (8.20%) Web Services
2 107 (7.83%) Elastic Stack
3 95 (6.95%) Node.js
4 62 (4.54%) .NET
5 49 (3.59%) HTML
5 49 (3.59%) Kafka
6 45 (3.29%) CSS
7 43 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
8 40 (2.93%) RESTful
9 38 (2.78%) Spring Boot
10 36 (2.64%) REST
11 35 (2.56%) Spring
12 28 (2.05%) Servlets
13 27 (1.98%) jQuery
13 27 (1.98%) XML
14 26 (1.90%) Sensu
15 25 (1.83%) LAMP
16 24 (1.76%) JSON
17 23 (1.68%) AngularJS
18 22 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 77 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
3 58 (4.25%) Linux Command Line
4 51 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 36 (2.64%) Wiki
6 27 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 24 (1.76%) Fintech
8 22 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.39%) Cloud Native
9 19 (1.39%) Private Cloud
10 18 (1.32%) PKI
11 17 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.17%) Blog
12 16 (1.17%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (0.95%) Fat Client
14 13 (0.95%) Thin Client
15 10 (0.73%) Clustering
15 10 (0.73%) User Experience
16 9 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 635 (46.49%) Linux
2 213 (15.59%) Windows
3 211 (15.45%) Unix
4 166 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 97 (7.10%) CentOS
6 60 (4.39%) Windows Server
7 58 (4.25%) Ubuntu
8 31 (2.27%) CoreOS
9 29 (2.12%) Solaris
10 28 (2.05%) Debian
11 19 (1.39%) Android
11 19 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (1.32%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (1.10%) Fedora
15 12 (0.88%) SUSE
16 11 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 10 (0.73%) VMS
18 5 (0.37%) DC/OS
19 3 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 922 (67.50%) DevOps
2 586 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
3 446 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
4 404 (29.58%) Configuration Management
5 218 (15.96%) Test Automation
6 213 (15.59%) TDD
7 190 (13.91%) Open Source
8 170 (12.45%) Migration
9 159 (11.64%) OO
10 156 (11.42%) Continuous Delivery
11 140 (10.25%) Scrum
12 130 (9.52%) Microservices
13 119 (8.71%) Deployment Automation
14 86 (6.30%) Build Automation
15 69 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 69 (5.05%) ITIL
16 63 (4.61%) Load Balancing
17 59 (4.32%) Problem-Solving
18 58 (4.25%) Continuous Deployment
18 58 (4.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 583 (42.68%) Python
2 506 (37.04%) Java
3 297 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 233 (17.06%) Ruby
5 166 (12.15%) Perl
6 144 (10.54%) PowerShell
7 143 (10.47%) SQL
8 129 (9.44%) Shell Script
9 120 (8.78%) JavaScript
10 118 (8.64%) Groovy
11 102 (7.47%) Go
12 64 (4.69%) Korn
13 40 (2.93%) PHP
14 37 (2.71%) C#
15 31 (2.27%) C++
15 31 (2.27%) Scala
16 26 (1.90%) Java 8
17 22 (1.61%) C
18 8 (0.59%) R
18 8 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 221 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 134 (9.81%) SC Cleared
3 50 (3.66%) Degree
4 48 (3.51%) RHCE
5 38 (2.78%) AWS Certification
6 34 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 29 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 23 (1.68%) CCNP
10 15 (1.10%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.66%) CCNA
12 7 (0.51%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.37%) MCSE
15 4 (0.29%) CISSP
16 3 (0.22%) CISM
17 2 (0.15%) CEH
17 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
17 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.07%) QA
2 6 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.22%) GDPR
4 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.15%) PMO
5 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.073%) SLA
5 1 (0.073%) WAI
5 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 566 (41.43%) Docker
2 113 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (4.83%) Virtual Machines
4 38 (2.78%) HDFS
5 37 (2.71%) Active Directory
6 30 (2.20%) Xen
7 29 (2.12%) Hyper-V
8 26 (1.90%) VirtualBox
9 24 (1.76%) etcd
10 23 (1.68%) flannel
11 19 (1.39%) vSphere
12 17 (1.24%) KVM
12 17 (1.24%) SkyDNS
13 16 (1.17%) Ceph
13 16 (1.17%) GlusterFS
14 15 (1.10%) Squid
15 13 (0.95%) LXC
16 12 (0.88%) vCloud
17 11 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 11 (0.81%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 964 (70.57%) Ansible
2 840 (61.49%) Opscode Chef
3 499 (36.53%) Terraform
4 451 (33.02%) Kubernetes
5 117 (8.57%) Packer
6 97 (7.10%) Nagios
7 96 (7.03%) Salt
8 69 (5.05%) Kibana
9 66 (4.83%) ZABBIX
10 61 (4.47%) logstash
11 48 (3.51%) Grafana
12 47 (3.44%) Mesos
13 45 (3.29%) Docker Swarm
14 38 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
14 38 (2.78%) Prometheus
15 36 (2.64%) Consul
16 35 (2.56%) Sysdig
17 33 (2.42%) Graphite
18 28 (2.05%) HAProxy
19 25 (1.83%) rkt
Vendors
1 205 (15.01%) Oracle
2 176 (12.88%) Red Hat
3 151 (11.05%) VMware
4 132 (9.66%) Splunk
5 109 (7.98%) Microsoft
6 89 (6.52%) Google
7 64 (4.69%) New Relic
8 54 (3.95%) SaltStack
9 50 (3.66%) Atlassian
10 43 (3.15%) Cloudera
11 42 (3.07%) AppDynamics
12 41 (3.00%) Cisco
13 37 (2.71%) Qualys
14 28 (2.05%) Citrix
15 27 (1.98%) hybris
16 26 (1.90%) F5
17 25 (1.83%) IBM
18 20 (1.46%) SAP
19 18 (1.32%) ServiceNow
20 15 (1.10%) PagerDuty