Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 90 82
Rank change year-on-year -65 -8 -32
Contract jobs citing Puppet 620 1,344 1,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.73% 2.90% 3.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.51% 18.63% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 1,060 1,115
London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £410
90th Percentile £738 £688 £660
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
London median hourly rate £70.00 - £32.88
10th Percentile £41.75 - £27.48
90th Percentile £100.25 - £42.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

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 5,386 7,214 5,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.06% 15.58% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,933 5,367 4,335
London median daily rate £550 £530 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +5.90% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 77 58
London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -22.33% +32.05%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.31 £11.94
90th Percentile £47.43 £39.02 £165.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.26
% change year-on-year +8.57% +1.42% -23.31%

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 16 November 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in London over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 November 2019. 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 -41 124 £575 +4.55% 67
South London -39 31 £538 +2.38% 20
East London +16 9 £550 -4.35% 9
West London -27 8 £475 -9.52% 15
North London +8 1 £603 +9.55% 2
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 471 (75.97%) DevOps
2 445 (71.77%) Ansible
3 339 (54.68%) Linux
3 339 (54.68%) AWS
4 321 (51.77%) Opscode Chef
5 308 (49.68%) Python
6 302 (48.71%) Docker
7 295 (47.58%) Terraform
8 245 (39.52%) Jenkins
9 236 (38.06%) Kubernetes
10 231 (37.26%) Configuration Management
11 184 (29.68%) Azure
12 174 (28.06%) Java
13 161 (25.97%) Bash Shell
14 159 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
15 151 (24.35%) Security Cleared
15 151 (24.35%) Git (software)
16 126 (20.32%) SC Cleared
17 125 (20.16%) Windows
18 111 (17.90%) Finance
19 110 (17.74%) Migration
20 106 (17.10%) Ruby
20 106 (17.10%) Microservices
20 106 (17.10%) Infrastructure as Code
21 100 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
22 88 (14.19%) PowerShell
22 88 (14.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 80 (12.90%) Ubuntu
24 78 (12.58%) GCP
25 74 (11.94%) Open Source

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 65 (10.48%) OpenStack
2 40 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (5.16%) Confluence
4 26 (4.19%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.23%) Apache Spark
6 19 (3.06%) JBoss
7 18 (2.90%) IIS
7 18 (2.90%) nginx
8 16 (2.58%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (2.26%) Jetty
10 11 (1.77%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.45%) Apache
11 9 (1.45%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.97%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.32%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 339 (54.68%) AWS
2 184 (29.68%) Azure
3 78 (12.58%) GCP
4 67 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 61 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
6 57 (9.19%) GitHub
7 54 (8.71%) OpenShift
8 44 (7.10%) PaaS
9 43 (6.94%) IaaS
10 36 (5.81%) Amazon S3
11 35 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
12 34 (5.48%) Serverless
13 33 (5.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 28 (4.52%) Route 53
15 27 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
16 21 (3.39%) npm
17 20 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
18 19 (3.06%) SaaS
19 16 (2.58%) Amazon ECS
20 15 (2.42%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.94%) Firewall
2 36 (5.81%) VPN
3 34 (5.48%) DNS
4 32 (5.16%) TCP/IP
5 30 (4.84%) WAN
6 29 (4.68%) Network Security
7 21 (3.39%) HTTP
8 18 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (2.26%) LAN
9 14 (2.26%) SSL
10 13 (2.10%) DHCP
11 12 (1.94%) BGP
11 12 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (1.94%) SAN
12 11 (1.77%) EIGRP
12 11 (1.77%) Multicast
13 7 (1.13%) VXLAN
14 6 (0.97%) Junos
14 6 (0.97%) NAS
14 6 (0.97%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.71%) Amazon RDS
1 54 (8.71%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (6.29%) Hadoop
2 39 (6.29%) MySQL
3 36 (5.81%) MongoDB
4 32 (5.16%) SQL Server
5 27 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (2.74%) Redis
9 16 (2.58%) InfluxDB
10 14 (2.26%) Big Data
10 14 (2.26%) Flink
10 14 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.77%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.61%) Power BI
12 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (1.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 245 (39.52%) Jenkins
2 151 (24.35%) Git (software)
3 52 (8.39%) GitLab
4 47 (7.58%) JIRA
5 38 (6.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 38 (6.13%) Maven
6 33 (5.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 31 (5.00%) Bitbucket
8 30 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 28 (4.52%) CircleCI
10 27 (4.35%) Subversion
11 23 (3.71%) Gradle
12 22 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
12 22 (3.55%) Travis CI
12 22 (3.55%) Vagrant
13 18 (2.90%) TeamCity
14 17 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (2.26%) Cucumber
15 14 (2.26%) SonarQube
16 13 (2.10%) Ant
General
1 111 (17.90%) Finance
2 50 (8.06%) Public Sector
3 40 (6.45%) Banking
4 19 (3.06%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.10%) Law
6 12 (1.94%) Marketing
7 10 (1.61%) Front Office
8 9 (1.45%) Retail
9 7 (1.13%) Billing
10 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.65%) Legal
10 4 (0.65%) Publishing
10 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.48%) Games
11 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Advertising
12 2 (0.32%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 281 (45.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
3 74 (11.94%) AWS DevOps
4 63 (10.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 62 (10.00%) Architect
6 54 (8.71%) Linux Engineer
7 45 (7.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 43 (6.94%) Developer
9 40 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 38 (6.13%) Azure Engineer
11 37 (5.97%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 36 (5.81%) Automation Engineer
12 36 (5.81%) Azure DevOps
13 35 (5.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 31 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 28 (4.52%) Consultant
16 26 (4.19%) Senior DevOps
17 25 (4.03%) DevOps Automation Engineer
18 24 (3.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 22 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.68%) Node.js
2 49 (7.90%) Elastic Stack
3 47 (7.58%) Web Services
4 46 (7.42%) Kafka
5 27 (4.35%) Spring
6 22 (3.55%) JSON
7 20 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
8 18 (2.90%) LDAP
9 17 (2.74%) AngularJS
9 17 (2.74%) Hibernate
9 17 (2.74%) React
9 17 (2.74%) REST
10 15 (2.42%) HTML
11 14 (2.26%) Swagger
12 13 (2.10%) RESTful
12 13 (2.10%) Spring Boot
13 12 (1.94%) ActiveMQ
14 11 (1.77%) .NET
14 11 (1.77%) Django
14 11 (1.77%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.61%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.16%) Public Cloud
3 30 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (2.74%) Replication
7 12 (1.94%) BYOD
7 12 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.45%) Wiki
10 8 (1.29%) Clustering
10 8 (1.29%) Derivative
10 8 (1.29%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.29%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.29%) User Experience
11 7 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 339 (54.68%) Linux
2 125 (20.16%) Windows
3 88 (14.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 80 (12.90%) Ubuntu
5 52 (8.39%) Windows Server
6 40 (6.45%) Unix
7 36 (5.81%) CentOS
8 17 (2.74%) Android
8 17 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.45%) Solaris
10 8 (1.29%) Debian
11 7 (1.13%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.81%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.81%) VMS
12 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.65%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.32%) Fedora
15 2 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (75.97%) DevOps
2 231 (37.26%) Configuration Management
3 159 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (17.74%) Migration
5 106 (17.10%) Infrastructure as Code
5 106 (17.10%) Microservices
6 100 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (11.94%) Open Source
8 48 (7.74%) Scrum
9 45 (7.26%) Test Automation
10 39 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 37 (5.97%) Kanban
12 34 (5.48%) Infrastructure Automation
13 32 (5.16%) Deployment Automation
14 29 (4.68%) TDD
15 26 (4.19%) Continuous Deployment
15 26 (4.19%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (4.03%) Task Automation
17 23 (3.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 23 (3.71%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 308 (49.68%) Python
2 174 (28.06%) Java
3 161 (25.97%) Bash Shell
4 106 (17.10%) Ruby
5 88 (14.19%) PowerShell
6 73 (11.77%) Go
7 69 (11.13%) Perl
8 51 (8.23%) JavaScript
9 48 (7.74%) SQL
10 27 (4.35%) Groovy
11 24 (3.87%) Scala
12 20 (3.23%) C#
12 20 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 19 (3.06%) PHP
14 13 (2.10%) C++
15 12 (1.94%) Clojure
16 11 (1.77%) C
16 11 (1.77%) Java 8
17 6 (0.97%) ClojureScript
17 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (24.35%) Security Cleared
2 126 (20.32%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.68%) AWS Certification
4 24 (3.87%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.90%) Degree
6 11 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.45%) MCSA
7 9 (1.45%) RHCE
8 8 (1.29%) CCNP
9 6 (0.97%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.81%) CCNA
11 4 (0.65%) CISSP
11 4 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 3 (0.48%) RHCA
12 3 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.77%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.48%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.48%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.32%) NIST
6 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 302 (48.71%) Docker
2 57 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.29%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (4.03%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.71%) Active Directory
6 13 (2.10%) KVM
7 7 (1.13%) vSphere
7 7 (1.13%) Xen
8 6 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.65%) NFS
9 4 (0.65%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.48%) oVirt
10 3 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.32%) Samba
11 2 (0.32%) Varnish
11 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.32%) XenApp
11 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 445 (71.77%) Ansible
2 321 (51.77%) Opscode Chef
3 295 (47.58%) Terraform
4 236 (38.06%) Kubernetes
5 70 (11.29%) Salt
6 66 (10.65%) Consul
7 45 (7.26%) Packer
8 27 (4.35%) Grafana
9 26 (4.19%) ZABBIX
10 20 (3.23%) Graphite
10 20 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 20 (3.23%) Kibana
10 20 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 19 (3.06%) logstash
11 19 (3.06%) Nagios
12 17 (2.74%) Prometheus
13 16 (2.58%) Cobbler
14 13 (2.10%) Docker Swarm
15 9 (1.45%) Control-M
15 9 (1.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 67 (10.81%) VMware
2 61 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.84%) Red Hat
3 40 (6.45%) Google
4 36 (5.81%) Oracle
4 36 (5.81%) SaltStack
5 35 (5.65%) Splunk
6 32 (5.16%) Cisco
7 27 (4.35%) F5
8 25 (4.03%) Citrix
9 18 (2.90%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.74%) HP
11 14 (2.26%) Hortonworks
12 12 (1.94%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.77%) Juniper
14 10 (1.61%) IBM
14 10 (1.61%) Tableau
15 9 (1.45%) ServiceNow
16 8 (1.29%) Sybase
17 7 (1.13%) Intel