Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 53 97
Rank change year-on-year -22 +44 +1
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1,505 1,774 1,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.24% 4.22% 2.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.46% 35.73% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,164 1,252 859
London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £413 £394 £375
90th Percentile £675 £638 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
London median hourly rate £30.75 £24.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -52.00% -
10th Percentile £27.30 £23.50 £47.50
90th Percentile £42.25 £24.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +23.89% -43.50% +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 5,688 4,965 3,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.24% 11.80% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,261 3,353 2,668
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 66 69
London median hourly rate £24.19 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.93% -4.76% +12.30%
10th Percentile £11.86 £13.50 £13.40
90th Percentile £129.85 £47.00 £43.15
England median hourly rate £16.63 £19.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.17% -3.13% -

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 January 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 January 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 -33 240 £525 -4.55% 82
South London -10 154 £525 +10.53% 8
West London -8 61 £525 - 24
East London +14 31 £575 +4.55% 13
North London -7 2 £475 -5.00% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 1,070 (71.10%) DevOps
2 908 (60.33%) Ansible
3 840 (55.81%) Amazon AWS
4 812 (53.95%) Linux
5 767 (50.96%) Opscode Chef
6 694 (46.11%) Jenkins
7 676 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
8 646 (42.92%) Python
9 629 (41.79%) Java
10 588 (39.07%) Configuration Management
11 569 (37.81%) Docker
12 568 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
13 373 (24.78%) Terraform
14 368 (24.45%) Git (software)
15 351 (23.32%) Finance
16 340 (22.59%) Ruby
17 339 (22.52%) Bash Shell
18 303 (20.13%) Kubernetes
19 297 (19.73%) MySQL
20 285 (18.94%) Unix
21 272 (18.07%) Security Cleared
22 263 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
23 251 (16.68%) Microsoft Azure
24 249 (16.54%) Tomcat
25 230 (15.28%) NoSQL
26 224 (14.88%) Open Source
27 223 (14.82%) TDD
28 211 (14.02%) SC Cleared
29 205 (13.62%) Scrum
30 202 (13.42%) Windows

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
1 249 (16.54%) Tomcat
2 163 (10.83%) OpenStack
3 133 (8.84%) WebSphere
4 119 (7.91%) Confluence
5 111 (7.38%) nginx
6 106 (7.04%) Apache
7 103 (6.84%) WebLogic
8 88 (5.85%) Elasticsearch
9 73 (4.85%) JBoss
10 52 (3.46%) Apache Spark
11 51 (3.39%) IIS
12 50 (3.32%) Jetty
13 44 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.86%) CMS
15 10 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.60%) Mongrel
17 5 (0.33%) Mule
17 5 (0.33%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (0.53%) HipChat
2 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 840 (55.81%) Amazon AWS
2 251 (16.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (10.23%) Amazon EC2
4 122 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 102 (6.78%) Amazon S3
6 89 (5.91%) GitHub
7 81 (5.38%) Amazon ELB
8 73 (4.85%) Route 53
9 65 (4.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 54 (3.59%) PaaS
11 51 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 43 (2.86%) IaaS
13 39 (2.59%) npm
14 38 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
15 28 (1.86%) Serverless
16 22 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
17 20 (1.33%) Slack
18 14 (0.93%) OpenShift
19 11 (0.73%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 153 (10.17%) TCP/IP
2 121 (8.04%) HTTP
3 119 (7.91%) Firewall
4 114 (7.57%) DNS
5 81 (5.38%) SSL
6 48 (3.19%) VPN
7 36 (2.39%) LDAP
8 35 (2.33%) Internet
9 31 (2.06%) SAN
10 27 (1.79%) DHCP
11 24 (1.59%) FTP
12 22 (1.46%) IPsec
13 20 (1.33%) Network Security
14 16 (1.06%) Kerberos
14 16 (1.06%) OpenLDAP
15 15 (1.00%) SSH
16 13 (0.86%) SMS
17 10 (0.66%) OpenFlow
17 10 (0.66%) OpenVPN
18 9 (0.60%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (19.73%) MySQL
2 263 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
3 230 (15.28%) NoSQL
4 176 (11.69%) MongoDB
5 141 (9.37%) Hadoop
6 105 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
7 72 (4.78%) Relational Database
8 71 (4.72%) SQL Server
9 68 (4.52%) Big Data
10 63 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 54 (3.59%) Redis
12 34 (2.26%) Oracle Database
13 28 (1.86%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.59%) HBase
15 20 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 16 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (1.06%) DB2
17 13 (0.86%) Power BI
18 12 (0.80%) Hazelcast
19 11 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 694 (46.11%) Jenkins
2 368 (24.45%) Git (software)
3 189 (12.56%) Maven
4 171 (11.36%) JIRA
5 117 (7.77%) TeamCity
6 113 (7.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 95 (6.31%) MSTest
7 95 (6.31%) NUnit
8 91 (6.05%) Artifactory
9 70 (4.65%) Bitbucket
10 69 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 64 (4.25%) Subversion
12 59 (3.92%) Gradle
12 59 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 52 (3.46%) Cucumber
14 51 (3.39%) Ant
15 50 (3.32%) Travis CI
16 45 (2.99%) Vagrant
17 34 (2.26%) SonarQube
18 33 (2.19%) Selenium
General
1 351 (23.32%) Finance
2 140 (9.30%) Banking
3 52 (3.46%) Retail Banking
4 42 (2.79%) Investment Banking
5 34 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.19%) Marketing
7 30 (1.99%) Retail
8 24 (1.59%) Publishing
9 20 (1.33%) Games
10 17 (1.13%) Electronics
10 17 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.00%) Front Office
12 9 (0.60%) Law
13 3 (0.20%) Advertising
14 2 (0.13%) Back Office
14 2 (0.13%) Local Government
14 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.066%) French Language
Job Titles
1 743 (49.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 280 (18.60%) Developer
3 268 (17.81%) AWS DevOps
4 243 (16.15%) AWS Engineer
5 216 (14.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 186 (12.36%) Java Developer
7 152 (10.10%) Linux Engineer
8 114 (7.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 111 (7.38%) Senior DevOps
10 95 (6.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 94 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 90 (5.98%) Consultant
13 74 (4.92%) DevOps Consultant
14 61 (4.05%) Administrator
15 60 (3.99%) Senior Developer
16 55 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
17 49 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
18 47 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
19 44 (2.92%) Digital Transformation
19 44 (2.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (12.96%) Web Services
2 125 (8.31%) Elastic Stack
3 118 (7.84%) .NET
4 107 (7.11%) Node.js
4 107 (7.11%) Spring
5 78 (5.18%) Kafka
6 74 (4.92%) REST
7 62 (4.12%) RESTful
8 54 (3.59%) AngularJS
8 54 (3.59%) JSON
9 53 (3.52%) HTML
10 47 (3.12%) Sensu
11 45 (2.99%) Hibernate
12 44 (2.92%) ActiveMQ
13 42 (2.79%) Spring Boot
14 40 (2.66%) HTML5
14 40 (2.66%) LEMP Stack
15 35 (2.33%) CSS
16 34 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
17 31 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.38%) Public Cloud
2 71 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (3.32%) Data Centre
4 31 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
6 27 (1.79%) Fintech
7 26 (1.73%) Online Banking
8 24 (1.59%) Virtual Team
9 22 (1.46%) Private Cloud
10 17 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.06%) Online Games
12 15 (1.00%) Clustering
12 15 (1.00%) Computer Science
13 13 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
14 10 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.66%) PKI
15 8 (0.53%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 812 (53.95%) Linux
2 285 (18.94%) Unix
3 202 (13.42%) Windows
4 196 (13.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 133 (8.84%) CentOS
6 100 (6.64%) Windows Server
7 60 (3.99%) Ubuntu
8 44 (2.92%) CoreOS
9 38 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (1.99%) Solaris
11 24 (1.59%) AIX
12 23 (1.53%) Debian
13 20 (1.33%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.53%) VMS
16 5 (0.33%) Scientific Linux
16 5 (0.33%) SUSE
17 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.20%) Fedora
18 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,070 (71.10%) DevOps
2 676 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
3 588 (39.07%) Configuration Management
4 568 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
5 224 (14.88%) Open Source
6 223 (14.82%) TDD
7 205 (13.62%) Scrum
8 185 (12.29%) Microservices
9 173 (11.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 144 (9.57%) OO
11 141 (9.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 131 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 127 (8.44%) Migration
14 121 (8.04%) Load Balancing
15 106 (7.04%) Software Engineering
16 104 (6.91%) Mentoring
17 100 (6.64%) BDD
18 83 (5.51%) E-Commerce
19 74 (4.92%) Kanban
20 72 (4.78%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 646 (42.92%) Python
2 629 (41.79%) Java
3 340 (22.59%) Ruby
4 339 (22.52%) Bash Shell
5 161 (10.70%) Perl
6 132 (8.77%) JavaScript
7 130 (8.64%) PowerShell
8 128 (8.50%) SQL
9 92 (6.11%) Groovy
10 90 (5.98%) Shell Script
11 80 (5.32%) Go
12 69 (4.58%) Scala
13 57 (3.79%) C#
14 49 (3.26%) PHP
15 34 (2.26%) C++
16 28 (1.86%) C
17 23 (1.53%) R
18 22 (1.46%) Korn
19 14 (0.93%) Bourne shell
20 12 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 272 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 211 (14.02%) SC Cleared
3 26 (1.73%) AWS Certification
4 25 (1.66%) Degree
5 17 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.60%) RHCE
8 8 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.33%) CREST Certified
10 4 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.20%) CCNP
11 3 (0.20%) CISA
11 3 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.20%) CISM
11 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.20%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.20%) RHCA
12 2 (0.13%) CISSP
12 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.85%) QA
2 22 (1.46%) GCP
3 15 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.27%) SLA
6 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.20%) PMO
7 1 (0.066%) COBIT
7 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.066%) GDPR
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 569 (37.81%) Docker
2 86 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 36 (2.39%) HDFS
4 36 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (1.53%) vCloud
6 21 (1.40%) KVM
7 16 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 15 (1.00%) Squid
9 14 (0.93%) Xen
10 11 (0.73%) Apache Flume
10 11 (0.73%) Hyper-V
11 10 (0.66%) etcd
11 10 (0.66%) Postfix
11 10 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.53%) VMware NSX
14 7 (0.47%) Firmware
14 7 (0.47%) Varnish
15 6 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 908 (60.33%) Ansible
2 767 (50.96%) Opscode Chef
3 373 (24.78%) Terraform
4 303 (20.13%) Kubernetes
5 106 (7.04%) logstash
6 98 (6.51%) Nagios
7 77 (5.12%) Kibana
8 73 (4.85%) ZABBIX
9 56 (3.72%) Packer
10 53 (3.52%) Grafana
11 42 (2.79%) Salt
12 41 (2.72%) Cobbler
12 41 (2.72%) Consul
13 38 (2.52%) Docker Swarm
14 36 (2.39%) Mesos
15 33 (2.19%) HAProxy
16 24 (1.59%) Rancher
17 22 (1.46%) Sysdig
18 20 (1.33%) Icinga
19 18 (1.20%) Ambari
Vendors
1 185 (12.29%) Oracle
2 160 (10.63%) Red Hat
3 154 (10.23%) VMware
4 115 (7.64%) Splunk
5 64 (4.25%) Google
6 60 (3.99%) Microsoft
7 51 (3.39%) SaltStack
8 47 (3.12%) New Relic
9 43 (2.86%) Atlassian
9 43 (2.86%) IBM
10 38 (2.52%) AppDynamics
11 26 (1.73%) Hortonworks
12 20 (1.33%) Cisco
13 19 (1.26%) Cloudera
14 17 (1.13%) Dynatrace
14 17 (1.13%) SAP
15 14 (0.93%) HP
16 13 (0.86%) Adobe
17 12 (0.80%) F5
18 11 (0.73%) ForgeRock