Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 70 66
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +56
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1,395 1,395 1,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.11% 3.52% 3.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.84% 30.18% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,053 1,042 1,113
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £405
90th Percentile £688 £663 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £38.88 £47.50
90th Percentile £37.50 £41.13 £54.25
England median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00% +5.26%

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 6,108 4,622 4,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.62% 11.66% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,481 3,315 3,341
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
England median daily rate £488 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +5.98% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 38 41
London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.86 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +13.00% +15.79%
10th Percentile £13.31 £14.73 £16.25
90th Percentile £64.13 £47.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +10.00%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -4 266 £550 +4.76% 101
South London -2 113 £525 +13.51% 13
West London +27 91 £525 - 36
East London -9 34 £500 -10.71% 18
North London +5 2 £450 -10.00% 2
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 974 (69.82%) DevOps
2 859 (61.58%) Ansible
3 828 (59.35%) Linux
4 770 (55.20%) Opscode Chef
5 760 (54.48%) Jenkins
6 729 (52.26%) Amazon AWS
7 647 (46.38%) Python
8 606 (43.44%) Docker
9 546 (39.14%) Configuration Management
10 545 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
11 482 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
12 470 (33.69%) Java
13 418 (29.96%) Terraform
14 417 (29.89%) Git (software)
15 396 (28.39%) Kubernetes
16 328 (23.51%) Ruby
17 306 (21.94%) Bash Shell
18 283 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
19 277 (19.86%) MySQL
20 267 (19.14%) Finance
21 256 (18.35%) Open Source
22 253 (18.14%) Microsoft Azure
23 243 (17.42%) Security Cleared
24 241 (17.28%) Unix
25 240 (17.20%) Perl
26 213 (15.27%) Microservices
27 200 (14.34%) SC Cleared
28 195 (13.98%) TDD
29 185 (13.26%) MongoDB
30 181 (12.97%) NoSQL

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
1 146 (10.47%) Tomcat
2 116 (8.32%) nginx
3 109 (7.81%) OpenStack
4 101 (7.24%) Elasticsearch
5 96 (6.88%) WebSphere
6 93 (6.67%) Confluence
7 81 (5.81%) Apache
8 77 (5.52%) WebLogic
9 43 (3.08%) JBoss
10 32 (2.29%) Apache Spark
11 26 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
12 25 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 25 (1.79%) IIS
13 18 (1.29%) Jetty
14 7 (0.50%) Mongrel
14 7 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.43%) CMS
16 5 (0.36%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.36%) Mule
17 4 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.36%) HipChat
4 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.072%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.072%) Magento
3 1 (0.072%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 729 (52.26%) Amazon AWS
2 253 (18.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (9.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 129 (9.25%) Amazon EC2
5 99 (7.10%) Amazon S3
6 98 (7.03%) Serverless
7 94 (6.74%) GitHub
8 85 (6.09%) AWS Lambda
9 78 (5.59%) Amazon ELB
10 76 (5.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 66 (4.73%) Google Cloud Platform
12 61 (4.37%) IaaS
13 52 (3.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 48 (3.44%) PaaS
15 45 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
16 44 (3.15%) Route 53
17 42 (3.01%) npm
18 27 (1.94%) OpenShift
19 21 (1.51%) Datadog
20 20 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (10.54%) DNS
2 129 (9.25%) TCP/IP
3 107 (7.67%) Firewall
3 107 (7.67%) SSL
4 70 (5.02%) HTTP
5 51 (3.66%) DHCP
6 43 (3.08%) FTP
7 35 (2.51%) Internet
8 34 (2.44%) IPsec
9 21 (1.51%) SAN
10 17 (1.22%) SSH
11 16 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
12 15 (1.08%) OpenLDAP
13 14 (1.00%) VPN
14 9 (0.65%) Kerberos
14 9 (0.65%) SMS
14 9 (0.65%) SNMP
15 7 (0.50%) Unified Communications
16 6 (0.43%) SMTP
17 5 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
2 277 (19.86%) MySQL
3 185 (13.26%) MongoDB
4 181 (12.97%) NoSQL
5 96 (6.88%) Hadoop
6 65 (4.66%) Big Data
7 63 (4.52%) Amazon RDS
8 52 (3.73%) Relational Database
9 43 (3.08%) RDBMS
10 40 (2.87%) SQL Server
11 32 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (1.94%) Redis
13 15 (1.08%) Apache Hive
14 13 (0.93%) DB2
14 13 (0.93%) InfluxDB
14 13 (0.93%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.86%) HBase
15 12 (0.86%) Sqoop
16 11 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.79%) Impala
Development Applications
1 760 (54.48%) Jenkins
2 417 (29.89%) Git (software)
3 133 (9.53%) Artifactory
4 132 (9.46%) JIRA
5 121 (8.67%) Maven
6 102 (7.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 89 (6.38%) Vagrant
8 85 (6.09%) TeamCity
9 70 (5.02%) MSTest
9 70 (5.02%) NUnit
9 70 (5.02%) Travis CI
10 67 (4.80%) GitLab
11 66 (4.73%) Gradle
12 57 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 48 (3.44%) Selenium
14 40 (2.87%) JUnit
15 38 (2.72%) Subversion
16 37 (2.65%) Bitbucket
17 23 (1.65%) Ant
18 22 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 267 (19.14%) Finance
2 93 (6.67%) Banking
3 29 (2.08%) Marketing
4 27 (1.94%) Retail
5 25 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.29%) Law
6 18 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.15%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.93%) Electronics
10 13 (0.93%) Publishing
11 8 (0.57%) Games
12 4 (0.29%) French Language
13 1 (0.072%) Advertising
13 1 (0.072%) Billing
13 1 (0.072%) Front Office
13 1 (0.072%) Legal
13 1 (0.072%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.072%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 699 (50.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 241 (17.28%) Developer
3 229 (16.42%) AWS DevOps
4 220 (15.77%) AWS Engineer
5 195 (13.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 131 (9.39%) Linux Engineer
7 111 (7.96%) Java Developer
8 108 (7.74%) Senior DevOps
9 97 (6.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 94 (6.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 92 (6.59%) Consultant
11 92 (6.59%) Senior Developer
12 81 (5.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 77 (5.52%) Administrator
14 69 (4.95%) DevOps Consultant
15 64 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
16 59 (4.23%) Architect
16 59 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
17 56 (4.01%) Lead DevOps
18 55 (3.94%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (12.26%) Elastic Stack
2 134 (9.61%) Node.js
3 109 (7.81%) Web Services
4 74 (5.30%) RabbitMQ
5 70 (5.02%) Kafka
6 60 (4.30%) LEMP Stack
7 58 (4.16%) ActiveMQ
7 58 (4.16%) Sensu
8 56 (4.01%) HTML
9 51 (3.66%) REST
10 50 (3.58%) CSS
10 50 (3.58%) jQuery
10 50 (3.58%) React
11 48 (3.44%) .NET
12 46 (3.30%) AngularJS
13 45 (3.23%) Spring
14 42 (3.01%) Spring Boot
15 39 (2.80%) HTML5
16 35 (2.51%) LAMP
17 33 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 95 (6.81%) Linux Command Line
2 40 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (2.37%) Data Centre
3 33 (2.37%) Public Cloud
4 32 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 28 (2.01%) Fintech
6 26 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (1.36%) Replication
8 18 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.08%) Clustering
10 15 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (1.00%) Virtual Team
12 13 (0.93%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.79%) Hedge funds
13 11 (0.79%) Wiki
14 10 (0.72%) Cloud Native
14 10 (0.72%) User Experience
15 9 (0.65%) PKI
16 8 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 828 (59.35%) Linux
2 241 (17.28%) Unix
3 177 (12.69%) Windows
4 169 (12.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 128 (9.18%) CentOS
6 70 (5.02%) Ubuntu
7 61 (4.37%) Windows Server
8 49 (3.51%) CoreOS
9 29 (2.08%) Solaris
10 23 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (1.43%) Debian
12 19 (1.36%) DC/OS
13 17 (1.22%) AIX
14 13 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.57%) VMS
16 7 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.43%) Android
17 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.43%) SUSE
18 5 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (69.82%) DevOps
2 546 (39.14%) Configuration Management
3 545 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
4 482 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
5 256 (18.35%) Open Source
6 213 (15.27%) Microservices
7 195 (13.98%) TDD
8 164 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 154 (11.04%) OO
10 148 (10.61%) Test Automation
11 122 (8.75%) Deployment Automation
12 115 (8.24%) Migration
13 107 (7.67%) Load Balancing
14 96 (6.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 90 (6.45%) Scrum
16 85 (6.09%) Software Engineering
17 84 (6.02%) E-Commerce
18 83 (5.95%) SDLC
19 82 (5.88%) Task Automation
20 79 (5.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 647 (46.38%) Python
2 470 (33.69%) Java
3 328 (23.51%) Ruby
4 306 (21.94%) Bash Shell
5 240 (17.20%) Perl
6 167 (11.97%) JavaScript
7 112 (8.03%) SQL
8 99 (7.10%) Groovy
9 94 (6.74%) PowerShell
10 93 (6.67%) Shell Script
11 86 (6.16%) Go
12 76 (5.45%) Scala
13 46 (3.30%) PHP
14 35 (2.51%) Java 8
15 32 (2.29%) C++
16 25 (1.79%) C
16 25 (1.79%) Korn
17 17 (1.22%) C#
18 7 (0.50%) SystemTap
19 6 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 243 (17.42%) Security Cleared
2 200 (14.34%) SC Cleared
3 28 (2.01%) AWS Certification
3 28 (2.01%) Degree
4 18 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.72%) RHCE
6 8 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.43%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.22%) CISSP
11 2 (0.14%) CCSA
11 2 (0.14%) CISM
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.14%) RHCA
11 2 (0.14%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.14%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.23%) QA
2 23 (1.65%) GCP
3 12 (0.86%) SLA
4 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.072%) PMO
System Software
1 606 (43.44%) Docker
2 76 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
3 59 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 29 (2.08%) VirtualBox
6 25 (1.79%) etcd
6 25 (1.79%) flannel
7 21 (1.51%) Hyper-V
8 18 (1.29%) HDFS
9 17 (1.22%) Active Directory
10 14 (1.00%) Firmware
10 14 (1.00%) KVM
10 14 (1.00%) NFS
11 11 (0.79%) vSphere
12 10 (0.72%) Squid
13 8 (0.57%) VMware NSX
13 8 (0.57%) Xen
14 7 (0.50%) iptables
14 7 (0.50%) Samba
14 7 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 859 (61.58%) Ansible
2 770 (55.20%) Opscode Chef
3 418 (29.96%) Terraform
4 396 (28.39%) Kubernetes
5 115 (8.24%) Salt
6 93 (6.67%) logstash
7 90 (6.45%) Packer
8 89 (6.38%) Kibana
9 72 (5.16%) Nagios
10 71 (5.09%) ZABBIX
11 62 (4.44%) HAProxy
12 59 (4.23%) Docker Swarm
13 56 (4.01%) Grafana
14 45 (3.23%) Consul
15 40 (2.87%) Mesos
16 32 (2.29%) Rancher
17 30 (2.15%) rkt
18 26 (1.86%) Sysdig
19 25 (1.79%) Prometheus
20 23 (1.65%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 148 (10.61%) Red Hat
2 142 (10.18%) Oracle
3 123 (8.82%) VMware
4 93 (6.67%) Splunk
5 83 (5.95%) SaltStack
6 67 (4.80%) Microsoft
7 64 (4.59%) Google
7 64 (4.59%) New Relic
8 37 (2.65%) Atlassian
9 35 (2.51%) AppDynamics
10 33 (2.37%) Hortonworks
11 29 (2.08%) Sybase
12 25 (1.79%) Adobe
12 25 (1.79%) hybris
13 20 (1.43%) Cloudera
14 17 (1.22%) PagerDuty
14 17 (1.22%) SAP
15 15 (1.08%) TIBCO
16 14 (1.00%) Cisco
16 14 (1.00%) Remedy