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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 54 129
Rank change year-on-year -20 +75  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 697 804 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.36% 3.70% 1.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.61% 33.72% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 601 327
Median daily rate £537 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.45% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £408
% change year-on-year +5.55% +10.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 2354 2384 1900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.35% 10.98% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1709 1701 1300
Median daily rate £525 £480 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £335 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £21.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -11.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.97 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £26.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

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 22 June 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 -38 72 £550 +10.00% 44
Croydon +6 35 £463 +17.83% 1
Canary Wharf +4 5 £488 +30.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 2 £375 -21.05% 1
Feltham - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £520 -
Heathrow - 1 - -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 987 (71.78%) DevOps
2 871 (63.35%) Linux
3 768 (55.85%) Ansible
4 664 (48.29%) Amazon AWS
5 618 (44.95%) Opscode Chef
6 583 (42.40%) Python
7 574 (41.75%) Jenkins
8 541 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
9 519 (37.75%) Configuration Management
10 496 (36.07%) Docker
11 450 (32.73%) Java
12 412 (29.96%) Continuous Integration
13 403 (29.31%) Git (software)
14 380 (27.64%) Bash Shell
15 365 (26.55%) Ruby
16 283 (20.58%) Unix
17 264 (19.20%) Kubernetes
18 257 (18.69%) Security Cleared
19 245 (17.82%) Open Source
20 236 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 234 (17.02%) Terraform
22 222 (16.15%) Finance
23 219 (15.93%) VMware
23 219 (15.93%) SC Cleared
24 178 (12.95%) PostgreSQL
25 171 (12.44%) Perl
26 170 (12.36%) Red Hat
27 168 (12.22%) Maven
28 166 (12.07%) Oracle
29 162 (11.78%) MySQL

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
1 118 (8.58%) Apache
2 115 (8.36%) nginx
3 101 (7.35%) Tomcat
4 93 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
5 88 (6.40%) OpenStack
6 76 (5.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 57 (4.15%) Confluence
8 43 (3.13%) WebSphere
9 38 (2.76%) Apache Spark
9 38 (2.76%) IIS
10 33 (2.40%) WebLogic
11 28 (2.04%) JBoss
12 17 (1.24%) CMS
13 10 (0.73%) Apache Pig
13 10 (0.73%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.58%) Drupal
15 7 (0.51%) Jetty
15 7 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.51%) HipChat
2 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.073%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.073%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 664 (48.29%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (10.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (8.87%) PaaS
4 103 (7.49%) Amazon EC2
5 86 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 80 (5.82%) Amazon S3
7 74 (5.38%) GitHub
8 67 (4.87%) IaaS
9 46 (3.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 39 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 37 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
12 33 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
13 21 (1.53%) Datadog
13 21 (1.53%) OpenShift
14 19 (1.38%) Route 53
15 18 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
16 17 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 16 (1.16%) SaaS
18 14 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
19 13 (0.95%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 153 (11.13%) HTTP
2 143 (10.40%) DNS
3 121 (8.80%) TCP/IP
4 111 (8.07%) Firewall
5 67 (4.87%) SSL
6 63 (4.58%) VPN
7 58 (4.22%) LDAP
8 53 (3.85%) SAN
9 39 (2.84%) Network Security
10 34 (2.47%) HTTPS
11 29 (2.11%) DHCP
12 25 (1.82%) Internet
13 24 (1.75%) SSH
14 17 (1.24%) IPsec
15 16 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (1.09%) Ethernet
16 15 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
17 14 (1.02%) OpenVPN
18 13 (0.95%) NAS
18 13 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (12.95%) PostgreSQL
2 162 (11.78%) MySQL
3 140 (10.18%) MongoDB
4 118 (8.58%) NoSQL
5 102 (7.42%) Big Data
6 96 (6.98%) Hadoop
7 65 (4.73%) Oracle Database
8 64 (4.65%) SQL Server
9 54 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 49 (3.56%) Relational Database
11 47 (3.42%) Redis
12 45 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
13 37 (2.69%) Apache Hive
14 27 (1.96%) HBase
15 20 (1.45%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.09%) Neo4j
18 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 574 (41.75%) Jenkins
2 403 (29.31%) Git (software)
3 168 (12.22%) Maven
4 128 (9.31%) JIRA
5 77 (5.60%) Subversion
6 76 (5.53%) Vagrant
7 73 (5.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 58 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 56 (4.07%) Gradle
10 54 (3.93%) TeamCity
11 51 (3.71%) Bitbucket
12 44 (3.20%) Artifactory
13 43 (3.13%) Selenium
14 41 (2.98%) Ant
14 41 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
15 37 (2.69%) JUnit
16 36 (2.62%) Hudson
17 30 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (2.04%) Travis CI
19 27 (1.96%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 222 (16.15%) Finance
2 109 (7.93%) Banking
3 55 (4.00%) Retail
4 26 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 24 (1.75%) Marketing
6 21 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.38%) Electronics
7 19 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.73%) Games
10 9 (0.65%) Publishing
11 8 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.44%) Back Office
12 6 (0.44%) Law
13 3 (0.22%) Front Office
13 3 (0.22%) Legal
13 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.15%) Billing
15 1 (0.073%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.073%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 630 (45.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 202 (14.69%) AWS Engineer
3 194 (14.11%) AWS DevOps
4 172 (12.51%) Linux Engineer
5 162 (11.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 160 (11.64%) Developer
7 105 (7.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 86 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 75 (5.45%) Architect
9 75 (5.45%) Java Developer
10 73 (5.31%) Consultant
11 68 (4.95%) Senior DevOps
12 67 (4.87%) Unix Engineer
13 63 (4.58%) Administrator
14 54 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
15 53 (3.85%) WebOps Engineer
16 50 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 48 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
18 41 (2.98%) Java Engineer
18 41 (2.98%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (10.47%) Elastic Stack
2 119 (8.65%) Web Services
3 109 (7.93%) Node.js
4 65 (4.73%) Kafka
5 62 (4.51%) REST
6 59 (4.29%) CSS
6 59 (4.29%) HTML
7 52 (3.78%) Sensu
7 52 (3.78%) Spring
8 51 (3.71%) AngularJS
8 51 (3.71%) RabbitMQ
9 50 (3.64%) .NET
10 40 (2.91%) LAMP
10 40 (2.91%) RESTful
11 35 (2.55%) jQuery
12 34 (2.47%) HTML5
13 27 (1.96%) J2EE
13 27 (1.96%) Middleware
13 27 (1.96%) XML
14 26 (1.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.36%) Public Cloud
2 59 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 53 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
6 37 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.67%) Clustering
8 22 (1.60%) PKI
9 21 (1.53%) Fintech
10 16 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 12 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 12 (0.87%) Private Cloud
11 12 (0.87%) Replication
12 11 (0.80%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.80%) Online Banking
13 10 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.73%) iPad
13 10 (0.73%) User Experience
14 7 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 871 (63.35%) Linux
2 283 (20.58%) Unix
3 236 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 140 (10.18%) CentOS
5 131 (9.53%) Windows
6 97 (7.05%) Ubuntu
7 83 (6.04%) Solaris
8 68 (4.95%) AIX
9 45 (3.27%) Windows Server
10 35 (2.55%) SUSE
11 28 (2.04%) CoreOS
12 14 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 8 (0.58%) Debian
16 7 (0.51%) VMS
17 6 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
17 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.36%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 987 (71.78%) DevOps
2 541 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
3 519 (37.75%) Configuration Management
4 412 (29.96%) Continuous Integration
5 245 (17.82%) Open Source
6 158 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
7 144 (10.47%) Test Automation
8 143 (10.40%) TDD
9 128 (9.31%) Microservices
10 122 (8.87%) Scrum
11 114 (8.29%) Migration
12 86 (6.25%) E-Commerce
13 83 (6.04%) Web Operations
14 82 (5.96%) Software Engineering
15 73 (5.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 73 (5.31%) Load Balancing
15 73 (5.31%) Mentoring
16 66 (4.80%) OO
17 62 (4.51%) Continuous Deployment
18 60 (4.36%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 583 (42.40%) Python
2 450 (32.73%) Java
3 380 (27.64%) Bash Shell
4 365 (26.55%) Ruby
5 171 (12.44%) Perl
6 107 (7.78%) SQL
7 102 (7.42%) JavaScript
8 94 (6.84%) Scala
9 90 (6.55%) PowerShell
10 89 (6.47%) Shell Script
11 80 (5.82%) Groovy
12 73 (5.31%) Go
13 48 (3.49%) PHP
14 38 (2.76%) Korn
15 28 (2.04%) C#
16 20 (1.45%) Clojure
17 19 (1.38%) C
18 13 (0.95%) C++
18 13 (0.95%) C-shell
19 10 (0.73%) Jython
Qualifications
1 257 (18.69%) Security Cleared
2 219 (15.93%) SC Cleared
3 44 (3.20%) Degree
4 20 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.38%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.95%) CEH
6 13 (0.95%) CISSP
6 13 (0.95%) CREST Certified
6 13 (0.95%) GIAC
6 13 (0.95%) RHCE
6 13 (0.95%) SANS
7 11 (0.80%) RHCA
8 10 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.36%) OCP
11 4 (0.29%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.89%) QA
2 8 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (0.58%) PCI DSS
2 8 (0.58%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) GCP
4 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.073%) MiFID
System Software
1 496 (36.07%) Docker
2 95 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (5.02%) Virtual Machines
4 42 (3.05%) HDFS
5 38 (2.76%) Active Directory
6 35 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (2.33%) vCloud
8 22 (1.60%) KVM
9 21 (1.53%) etcd
9 21 (1.53%) flannel
10 17 (1.24%) NFS
10 17 (1.24%) Squid
11 16 (1.16%) GlusterFS
12 15 (1.09%) LXC
12 15 (1.09%) vSphere
13 13 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 13 (0.95%) Hyper-V
14 12 (0.87%) Postfix
15 11 (0.80%) Ceph
16 10 (0.73%) iptables
Systems Management
1 768 (55.85%) Ansible
2 618 (44.95%) Opscode Chef
3 264 (19.20%) Kubernetes
4 234 (17.02%) Terraform
5 124 (9.02%) Nagios
6 80 (5.82%) logstash
7 78 (5.67%) ZABBIX
8 67 (4.87%) Kibana
9 61 (4.44%) Graphite
10 60 (4.36%) Salt
11 51 (3.71%) HAProxy
12 40 (2.91%) Mesos
13 33 (2.40%) Docker Swarm
14 32 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
14 32 (2.33%) Packer
14 32 (2.33%) Rancher
15 26 (1.89%) yum
16 24 (1.75%) Sysdig
17 22 (1.60%) Grafana
18 19 (1.38%) Consul
Vendors
1 219 (15.93%) VMware
2 170 (12.36%) Red Hat
3 166 (12.07%) Oracle
4 77 (5.60%) IBM
5 72 (5.24%) Splunk
6 62 (4.51%) Microsoft
7 57 (4.15%) Atlassian
8 38 (2.76%) SaltStack
9 36 (2.62%) Google
10 30 (2.18%) AppDynamics
11 29 (2.11%) Cisco
12 22 (1.60%) SAP
13 20 (1.45%) Juniper
14 18 (1.31%) Hortonworks
15 16 (1.16%) NetApp
16 15 (1.09%) Sonatype
17 14 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
18 13 (0.95%) New Relic
19 12 (0.87%) Rackspace
20 11 (0.80%) Cloudera
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