Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 85 73
Rank change year-on-year -48 -12 -19
Contract jobs citing Puppet 884 1,393 1,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.15% 3.00% 3.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.63% 21.53% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 1,055 1,066
London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £400
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
London median hourly rate £70.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -12.50% -21.76%
10th Percentile £41.75 £32.50 £38.88
90th Percentile £100.25 £37.50 £41.13
England median hourly rate £70.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -12.50% -21.76%

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 6,485 6,469 4,943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.77% 13.91% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,661 4,755 3,538
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £488 £470
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 93 41
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.92 £24.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +2.30% +21.80%
10th Percentile £12.91 £13.40 £14.10
90th Percentile £51.42 £54.93 £47.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -20.45%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -52 146 £550 - 95
South London -32 39 £615 +17.14% 17
West London -37 25 £513 -2.38% 20
East London -1 23 £600 +20.00% 24
North London -2 1 £550 - 2
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 729 (82.47%) DevOps
2 612 (69.23%) Ansible
3 556 (62.90%) Amazon AWS
4 506 (57.24%) Linux
5 490 (55.43%) Jenkins
6 448 (50.68%) Opscode Chef
7 392 (44.34%) Python
8 383 (43.33%) Docker
9 358 (40.50%) Terraform
10 355 (40.16%) Kubernetes
11 332 (37.56%) Configuration Management
12 267 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
13 247 (27.94%) Java
14 238 (26.92%) Git (software)
15 222 (25.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 218 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
17 195 (22.06%) Bash Shell
18 165 (18.67%) Security Cleared
19 162 (18.33%) Open Source
20 160 (18.10%) Finance
21 143 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 137 (15.50%) Microservices
22 137 (15.50%) Infrastructure as Code
23 133 (15.05%) Google Cloud Platform
24 129 (14.59%) SC Cleared
24 129 (14.59%) Ruby
25 123 (13.91%) Red Hat
26 122 (13.80%) Web Services
27 118 (13.35%) Windows
28 111 (12.56%) PowerShell

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 82 (9.28%) nginx
2 64 (7.24%) Tomcat
3 59 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (6.33%) Apache
5 46 (5.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 43 (4.86%) OpenStack
7 42 (4.75%) WebSphere
8 36 (4.07%) IIS
9 31 (3.51%) Confluence
10 26 (2.94%) Apache Spark
11 19 (2.15%) SharePoint
12 18 (2.04%) Jetty
13 14 (1.58%) JBoss
14 13 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (1.47%) CMS
14 13 (1.47%) Mongrel
15 11 (1.24%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.57%) MS Exchange
17 4 (0.45%) Oracle Self-Service HR
17 4 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.11%) assyst
2 1 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 556 (62.90%) Amazon AWS
2 222 (25.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (15.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 89 (10.07%) Amazon EC2
5 83 (9.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 73 (8.26%) PaaS
7 71 (8.03%) Amazon S3
8 65 (7.35%) GitHub
9 56 (6.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 51 (5.77%) npm
11 47 (5.32%) Amazon ELB
12 43 (4.86%) IaaS
13 41 (4.64%) Datadog
14 40 (4.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 40 (4.52%) Serverless
15 39 (4.41%) Amazon ECS
16 32 (3.62%) Route 53
17 31 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
18 26 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
19 24 (2.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 75 (8.48%) DNS
2 74 (8.37%) TCP/IP
3 66 (7.47%) HTTP
4 59 (6.67%) Firewall
5 49 (5.54%) DHCP
6 48 (5.43%) SSL
7 43 (4.86%) FTP
8 42 (4.75%) IPsec
9 35 (3.96%) WAN
10 30 (3.39%) Network Security
11 25 (2.83%) VPN
12 20 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (1.81%) SAN
14 12 (1.36%) LAN
14 12 (1.36%) VSAN
15 11 (1.24%) Kerberos
16 9 (1.02%) NAS
17 8 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (0.90%) Internet
17 8 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (10.18%) Big Data
2 84 (9.50%) NoSQL
3 82 (9.28%) MySQL
4 79 (8.94%) MongoDB
5 77 (8.71%) Amazon RDS
6 65 (7.35%) Hadoop
7 52 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 45 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (4.75%) Redis
9 42 (4.75%) SQL Server
10 36 (4.07%) RDBMS
11 30 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (3.05%) Oracle Database
13 26 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.81%) InfluxDB
16 11 (1.24%) Power BI
17 10 (1.13%) Amazon Aurora
18 9 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
18 9 (1.02%) Flink
Development Applications
1 490 (55.43%) Jenkins
2 238 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 77 (8.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 74 (8.37%) Travis CI
5 71 (8.03%) JIRA
6 70 (7.92%) Maven
7 66 (7.47%) TeamCity
8 56 (6.33%) GitLab
9 54 (6.11%) Gradle
10 50 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 46 (5.20%) gulp
12 44 (4.98%) Visual Studio Team System
13 42 (4.75%) Bitbucket
14 39 (4.41%) CircleCI
15 30 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
16 28 (3.17%) JUnit
17 21 (2.38%) Artifactory
17 21 (2.38%) Vagrant
18 18 (2.04%) Jasmine
18 18 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 160 (18.10%) Finance
2 62 (7.01%) Banking
3 30 (3.39%) Retail
4 29 (3.28%) Marketing
5 18 (2.04%) Publishing
6 12 (1.36%) Law
7 10 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.02%) Billing
8 9 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.90%) Front Office
9 8 (0.90%) Games
10 6 (0.68%) Electronics
11 4 (0.45%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Legal
12 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 461 (52.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 110 (12.44%) AWS Engineer
3 106 (11.99%) AWS DevOps
4 92 (10.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 86 (9.73%) Developer
6 81 (9.16%) Architect
7 66 (7.47%) Senior DevOps
8 60 (6.79%) Linux Engineer
9 57 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
10 52 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 51 (5.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 47 (5.32%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 40 (4.52%) Azure DevOps
14 39 (4.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 34 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
16 33 (3.73%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 33 (3.73%) Azure Engineer
17 32 (3.62%) Consultant
18 28 (3.17%) Administrator
19 25 (2.83%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (13.80%) Web Services
2 104 (11.76%) Node.js
3 72 (8.14%) Kafka
4 57 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
5 47 (5.32%) HTML
6 43 (4.86%) RESTful
7 40 (4.52%) JSON
7 40 (4.52%) RabbitMQ
8 33 (3.73%) REST
9 29 (3.28%) .NET
10 26 (2.94%) AngularJS
11 25 (2.83%) XML
12 24 (2.71%) CSS
12 24 (2.71%) HTML5
12 24 (2.71%) Swagger
13 23 (2.60%) LDAP
14 22 (2.49%) React
15 21 (2.38%) Spring
16 17 (1.92%) gRPC
16 17 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.11%) Data Centre
2 48 (5.43%) Public Cloud
3 37 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.05%) Cloud Native
4 27 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
5 24 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.92%) Social Media
9 16 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (1.70%) Clustering
11 14 (1.58%) PKI
11 14 (1.58%) Virtual Team
12 13 (1.47%) Blog
12 13 (1.47%) Replication
13 12 (1.36%) BYOD
14 11 (1.24%) Wiki
15 10 (1.13%) FMCG
16 8 (0.90%) Private Cloud
17 7 (0.79%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 506 (57.24%) Linux
2 143 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 118 (13.35%) Windows
4 81 (9.16%) Unix
5 39 (4.41%) Windows Server
6 30 (3.39%) CentOS
7 29 (3.28%) Ubuntu
8 18 (2.04%) Android
8 18 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.70%) Solaris
10 9 (1.02%) Debian
11 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.57%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.45%) Fedora
13 4 (0.45%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.45%) Mesosphere
13 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (82.47%) DevOps
2 332 (37.56%) Configuration Management
3 267 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
4 218 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
5 162 (18.33%) Open Source
6 137 (15.50%) Infrastructure as Code
6 137 (15.50%) Microservices
7 109 (12.33%) Migration
8 99 (11.20%) Test Automation
9 75 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 73 (8.26%) Scrum
11 67 (7.58%) Deployment Automation
12 64 (7.24%) Continuous Deployment
12 64 (7.24%) SDLC
13 53 (6.00%) Security Operations
14 51 (5.77%) Infrastructure Automation
15 48 (5.43%) Task Automation
16 43 (4.86%) TDD
17 41 (4.64%) Build Automation
17 41 (4.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 392 (44.34%) Python
2 247 (27.94%) Java
3 195 (22.06%) Bash Shell
4 129 (14.59%) Ruby
5 111 (12.56%) PowerShell
6 101 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 89 (10.07%) Perl
8 77 (8.71%) SQL
9 69 (7.81%) Go
10 63 (7.13%) Shell Script
11 59 (6.67%) Groovy
12 36 (4.07%) C#
13 32 (3.62%) Scala
14 29 (3.28%) C++
15 23 (2.60%) ES6
16 21 (2.38%) PHP
17 18 (2.04%) Java 8
18 14 (1.58%) C
18 14 (1.58%) TypeScript
19 9 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 165 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 129 (14.59%) SC Cleared
3 73 (8.26%) RHCE
4 48 (5.43%) AWS Certification
5 25 (2.83%) Degree
6 11 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.90%) CCNP
9 4 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.45%) PhD
10 3 (0.34%) CCA
10 3 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.23%) CCIE
11 2 (0.23%) CISSP
11 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 33 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 30 (3.39%) NIST
4 24 (2.71%) QA
5 4 (0.45%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.23%) GDPR
6 2 (0.23%) PMO
6 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 383 (43.33%) Docker
2 101 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
3 72 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (3.96%) Active Directory
5 20 (2.26%) HDFS
5 20 (2.26%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.81%) Xen
7 15 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (1.36%) KVM
9 11 (1.24%) vCloud
10 7 (0.79%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.79%) VMware NSX
11 6 (0.68%) Shibboleth
11 6 (0.68%) Squid
11 6 (0.68%) vSphere
12 5 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (0.45%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.34%) Varnish
15 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 612 (69.23%) Ansible
2 448 (50.68%) Opscode Chef
3 358 (40.50%) Terraform
4 355 (40.16%) Kubernetes
5 63 (7.13%) Salt
6 46 (5.20%) Consul
6 46 (5.20%) Packer
7 39 (4.41%) Grafana
8 30 (3.39%) logstash
9 29 (3.28%) SELinux
10 25 (2.83%) Kibana
10 25 (2.83%) Prometheus
11 23 (2.60%) Graphite
11 23 (2.60%) Nagios
11 23 (2.60%) ZABBIX
12 16 (1.81%) Mesos
13 15 (1.70%) SCCM
14 13 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
15 12 (1.36%) HP SIM
16 11 (1.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 123 (13.91%) Red Hat
2 105 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 100 (11.31%) Splunk
4 93 (10.52%) VMware
5 72 (8.14%) Google
6 61 (6.90%) Oracle
7 45 (5.09%) Qualys
8 38 (4.30%) SaltStack
9 37 (4.19%) Atlassian
10 29 (3.28%) Cloudera
11 25 (2.83%) HP
12 24 (2.71%) New Relic
13 23 (2.60%) F5
13 23 (2.60%) Hortonworks
13 23 (2.60%) ServiceNow
14 22 (2.49%) Cisco
15 18 (2.04%) Citrix
16 15 (1.70%) Dell
16 15 (1.70%) EMC
16 15 (1.70%) IBM