Period
to 21 March 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 21 March 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 80 58
Rank change year-on-year -10 -22 +24
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1,227 1,494 1,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.87% 3.21% 3.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.75% 24.28% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 1,171 1,159
London median daily rate £563 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £400
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
England median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.83% -52.00%
10th Percentile £33.75 £31.75 £23.50
90th Percentile £41.25 £42.75 £24.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +56.25% -52.00%

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 6,913 6,153 4,813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.16% 13.21% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,032 4,587 3,352
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 75 51
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.92 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +8.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £14.65 £11.81 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £66.00 £49.19
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.14 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.05% -14.33% -4.76%

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 21 March 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
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 21 March 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 -42 192 £550 - 108
South London -24 93 £550 +4.76% 20
East London -2 63 £650 +8.33% 16
West London -14 42 £559 +6.43% 19
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 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.

1 895 (72.94%) DevOps
2 829 (67.56%) Ansible
3 758 (61.78%) Amazon AWS
4 705 (57.46%) Jenkins
5 689 (56.15%) Opscode Chef
6 633 (51.59%) Linux
7 544 (44.34%) Python
8 467 (38.06%) Docker
9 445 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
10 431 (35.13%) Configuration Management
11 413 (33.66%) Terraform
12 397 (32.36%) Java
13 381 (31.05%) Continuous Integration
14 376 (30.64%) Kubernetes
15 353 (28.77%) Git (software)
16 326 (26.57%) Microsoft Azure
17 245 (19.97%) Finance
18 240 (19.56%) Security Cleared
19 238 (19.40%) Bash Shell
20 217 (17.69%) Ruby
21 211 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 189 (15.40%) Open Source
23 186 (15.16%) NoSQL
24 183 (14.91%) SC Cleared
25 182 (14.83%) Google Cloud Platform
26 179 (14.59%) Splunk
27 174 (14.18%) Red Hat
28 160 (13.04%) Test Automation
29 156 (12.71%) MySQL
29 156 (12.71%) Tomcat

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
1 156 (12.71%) Tomcat
2 146 (11.90%) nginx
3 128 (10.43%) WebSphere
4 127 (10.35%) OpenStack
5 86 (7.01%) Apache
6 81 (6.60%) WebLogic
7 76 (6.19%) Cloud Foundry
8 67 (5.46%) Elasticsearch
9 57 (4.65%) IIS
10 36 (2.93%) JBoss
11 29 (2.36%) Confluence
11 29 (2.36%) Jetty
11 29 (2.36%) Mongrel
12 19 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 17 (1.39%) Apache Spark
14 14 (1.14%) CMS
15 11 (0.90%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.81%) MS Exchange
17 3 (0.24%) Apache Pig
17 3 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.16%) SPSS
3 1 (0.081%) InVision
3 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.081%) assyst
2 1 (0.081%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 758 (61.78%) Amazon AWS
2 326 (26.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (14.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 127 (10.35%) Amazon EC2
5 126 (10.27%) PaaS
6 113 (9.21%) GitHub
7 106 (8.64%) Datadog
8 91 (7.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 87 (7.09%) Amazon S3
9 87 (7.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 73 (5.95%) Amazon ELB
11 71 (5.79%) Serverless
12 62 (5.05%) OpenShift
13 61 (4.97%) IaaS
14 55 (4.48%) npm
15 42 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
16 32 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 32 (2.61%) Google App Engine
17 31 (2.53%) Route 53
17 31 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (7.91%) TCP/IP
2 94 (7.66%) DNS
3 92 (7.50%) HTTP
4 76 (6.19%) Firewall
5 70 (5.70%) SSL
6 66 (5.38%) DHCP
7 55 (4.48%) FTP
8 54 (4.40%) IPsec
8 54 (4.40%) VPN
9 36 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (2.04%) Network Security
11 17 (1.39%) WAN
12 13 (1.06%) Internet
13 12 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
14 11 (0.90%) Kerberos
15 10 (0.81%) LAN
16 9 (0.73%) SAN
16 9 (0.73%) SSH
17 8 (0.65%) MPLS
18 7 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (15.16%) NoSQL
2 156 (12.71%) MySQL
3 138 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
4 84 (6.85%) Hadoop
5 82 (6.68%) MongoDB
6 73 (5.95%) Big Data
7 69 (5.62%) Amazon RDS
8 47 (3.83%) Redis
9 43 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (2.77%) RDBMS
10 34 (2.77%) Relational Database
11 32 (2.61%) SQL Server
12 27 (2.20%) Amazon Aurora
13 26 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
14 20 (1.63%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (1.06%) InfluxDB
17 12 (0.98%) BigQuery
18 10 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
18 10 (0.81%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 705 (57.46%) Jenkins
2 353 (28.77%) Git (software)
3 147 (11.98%) Sonatype Nexus
4 106 (8.64%) GitLab
5 105 (8.56%) Maven
6 94 (7.66%) Travis CI
7 92 (7.50%) TeamCity
8 79 (6.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 77 (6.28%) JIRA
10 70 (5.70%) Artifactory
11 69 (5.62%) MSTest
11 69 (5.62%) NUnit
12 60 (4.89%) Gradle
13 57 (4.65%) Bitbucket
14 52 (4.24%) gulp
15 50 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
16 46 (3.75%) CircleCI
17 42 (3.42%) Selenium
18 39 (3.18%) GoCD
19 36 (2.93%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 245 (19.97%) Finance
2 99 (8.07%) Banking
3 45 (3.67%) Marketing
4 29 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.20%) Retail
6 25 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.87%) Electronics
8 16 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.30%) Law
9 15 (1.22%) Publishing
10 12 (0.98%) Billing
10 12 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.73%) Games
12 8 (0.65%) Front Office
13 4 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.24%) Legal
14 3 (0.24%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Advertising
16 1 (0.081%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 562 (45.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 177 (14.43%) AWS Engineer
3 156 (12.71%) AWS DevOps
4 152 (12.39%) Developer
5 142 (11.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 100 (8.15%) Senior DevOps
7 95 (7.74%) Architect
8 80 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
9 79 (6.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 72 (5.87%) Cloud Engineer
11 60 (4.89%) Platform Engineer
12 59 (4.81%) Consultant
13 58 (4.73%) Java Developer
14 50 (4.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 48 (3.91%) Administrator
16 47 (3.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 43 (3.50%) Senior Developer
17 43 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
18 41 (3.34%) AWS Architect
19 37 (3.02%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (11.90%) Web Services
2 104 (8.48%) Node.js
3 92 (7.50%) Elastic Stack
4 74 (6.03%) .NET
5 63 (5.13%) HTML
6 55 (4.48%) Kafka
7 47 (3.83%) RESTful
8 46 (3.75%) REST
9 42 (3.42%) CSS
10 40 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
11 37 (3.02%) J2EE
12 36 (2.93%) Spring
13 35 (2.85%) Servlets
14 33 (2.69%) HTML5
15 30 (2.44%) JSON
16 28 (2.28%) Sensu
17 27 (2.20%) AngularJS
18 23 (1.87%) ActiveMQ
18 23 (1.87%) LDAP
18 23 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (4.73%) Public Cloud
3 53 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 40 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 27 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
7 20 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (1.47%) Fintech
9 14 (1.14%) Cloud Native
9 14 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.06%) Blog
10 13 (1.06%) Online Banking
10 13 (1.06%) Private Cloud
10 13 (1.06%) Social Media
11 12 (0.98%) PKI
11 12 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (0.98%) User Experience
12 11 (0.90%) Fat Client
12 11 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 633 (51.59%) Linux
2 211 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 156 (12.71%) Windows
4 146 (11.90%) Unix
5 64 (5.22%) Windows Server
6 46 (3.75%) CentOS
7 43 (3.50%) Ubuntu
8 35 (2.85%) CoreOS
9 19 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (1.47%) Android
10 18 (1.47%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.14%) Debian
11 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.57%) VMS
13 5 (0.41%) Solaris
14 4 (0.33%) Fedora
15 3 (0.24%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.16%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.16%) SUSE
16 2 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (72.94%) DevOps
2 445 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 431 (35.13%) Configuration Management
4 381 (31.05%) Continuous Integration
5 189 (15.40%) Open Source
6 160 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 142 (11.57%) Migration
8 139 (11.33%) TDD
9 135 (11.00%) Microservices
10 134 (10.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 120 (9.78%) Deployment Automation
12 111 (9.05%) Scrum
13 100 (8.15%) OO
14 98 (7.99%) ITIL
15 89 (7.25%) Security Operations
16 76 (6.19%) Continuous Deployment
17 67 (5.46%) Security Hardening
18 61 (4.97%) Build Automation
19 56 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
20 54 (4.40%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 544 (44.34%) Python
2 397 (32.36%) Java
3 238 (19.40%) Bash Shell
4 217 (17.69%) Ruby
5 130 (10.59%) JavaScript
6 125 (10.19%) Perl
7 122 (9.94%) SQL
8 100 (8.15%) Go
9 91 (7.42%) PowerShell
9 91 (7.42%) Shell Script
10 79 (6.44%) Groovy
11 43 (3.50%) C#
12 37 (3.02%) PHP
13 36 (2.93%) C++
14 24 (1.96%) Scala
15 22 (1.79%) ES6
16 20 (1.63%) Korn
17 17 (1.39%) C
18 16 (1.30%) Java 8
19 14 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 240 (19.56%) Security Cleared
2 183 (14.91%) SC Cleared
3 119 (9.70%) RHCE
4 66 (5.38%) AWS Certification
5 51 (4.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 40 (3.26%) Degree
7 38 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (2.77%) CCNP
9 27 (2.20%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.33%) CCNA
12 4 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.33%) MCSE
12 4 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.24%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.24%) MCSA
13 3 (0.24%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.67%) QA
2 31 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 26 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.24%) GDPR
7 2 (0.16%) PMO
7 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.081%) MiFID
System Software
1 467 (38.06%) Docker
2 110 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (6.68%) Virtual Machines
4 48 (3.91%) Active Directory
4 48 (3.91%) Xen
5 28 (2.28%) etcd
6 27 (2.20%) flannel
6 27 (2.20%) SkyDNS
7 25 (2.04%) Ceph
8 24 (1.96%) GlusterFS
9 18 (1.47%) Hyper-V
10 17 (1.39%) HDFS
10 17 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (1.30%) KVM
12 11 (0.90%) vCloud
12 11 (0.90%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.81%) Shibboleth
14 9 (0.73%) vSphere
15 7 (0.57%) NFS
16 6 (0.49%) Squid
Systems Management
1 829 (67.56%) Ansible
2 689 (56.15%) Opscode Chef
3 413 (33.66%) Terraform
4 376 (30.64%) Kubernetes
5 76 (6.19%) Packer
6 65 (5.30%) Nagios
7 55 (4.48%) Salt
8 51 (4.16%) Graphite
9 49 (3.99%) Prometheus
10 47 (3.83%) Grafana
11 44 (3.59%) Kibana
12 43 (3.50%) HAProxy
12 43 (3.50%) SELinux
13 42 (3.42%) ZABBIX
14 39 (3.18%) Mesos
15 37 (3.02%) rkt
15 37 (3.02%) Sysdig
16 35 (2.85%) logstash
17 34 (2.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 33 (2.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 179 (14.59%) Splunk
2 174 (14.18%) Red Hat
3 142 (11.57%) VMware
4 139 (11.33%) Oracle
5 120 (9.78%) Google
6 108 (8.80%) Microsoft
7 93 (7.58%) Qualys
8 56 (4.56%) Cisco
9 55 (4.48%) SaltStack
10 52 (4.24%) New Relic
11 48 (3.91%) Atlassian
12 40 (3.26%) F5
13 36 (2.93%) ServiceNow
14 25 (2.04%) SAP
15 24 (1.96%) Adobe
16 23 (1.87%) Cloudera
17 21 (1.71%) AppDynamics
18 20 (1.63%) Dynatrace
19 18 (1.47%) hybris
20 16 (1.30%) Citrix