Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 82 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 -32 +65
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1,389 1,436 1,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.04% 3.19% 4.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.76% 26.12% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,068 1,058 1,335
London median daily rate £525 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +7.37%
10th Percentile £425 £410 £375
90th Percentile £688 £663 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
London median hourly rate - £29.00 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.60% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +13.82% -5.38% -39.53%

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 7,028 5,497 5,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.36% 12.20% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,209 4,000 3,642
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £620
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 46 56
London median hourly rate £20.00 £26.80 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.38% +34.01% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.00 £14.23
90th Percentile £46.62 £165.00 £31.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

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 October 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 21 October 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 +21 229 £543 +3.33% 83
South London +6 193 £525 +5.00% 12
West London +17 61 £525 +5.00% 43
East London -15 29 £500 - 8
North London -1 1 £550 +37.50% 5
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 952 (68.54%) Ansible
2 940 (67.67%) DevOps
3 826 (59.47%) Opscode Chef
4 778 (56.01%) Jenkins
5 771 (55.51%) Amazon AWS
6 711 (51.19%) Linux
7 639 (46.00%) Python
8 570 (41.04%) Docker
9 568 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
10 508 (36.57%) Terraform
11 498 (35.85%) Java
12 453 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
13 444 (31.97%) Configuration Management
14 424 (30.53%) Kubernetes
15 360 (25.92%) Git (software)
16 316 (22.75%) Bash Shell
17 280 (20.16%) Microsoft Azure
18 254 (18.29%) Finance
19 250 (18.00%) Ruby
20 245 (17.64%) Unix
21 228 (16.41%) Windows
22 218 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
23 208 (14.97%) MySQL
24 207 (14.90%) Security Cleared
25 204 (14.69%) Perl
26 202 (14.54%) Test Automation
27 201 (14.47%) Open Source
28 186 (13.39%) TDD
29 178 (12.81%) Oracle
30 175 (12.60%) Amazon EC2

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
1 136 (9.79%) Tomcat
2 104 (7.49%) OpenStack
3 99 (7.13%) Apache
4 94 (6.77%) WebSphere
5 85 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
6 81 (5.83%) WebLogic
7 80 (5.76%) nginx
8 65 (4.68%) Confluence
9 43 (3.10%) Cloud Foundry
10 40 (2.88%) IIS
11 31 (2.23%) Apache Spark
12 27 (1.94%) JBoss
13 21 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (1.08%) Jetty
15 14 (1.01%) Mongrel
16 10 (0.72%) Apache Solr
17 5 (0.36%) Apache Pig
17 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
18 4 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 45 (3.24%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.36%) HipChat
3 2 (0.14%) SPSS
4 1 (0.072%) InVision
4 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.072%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 771 (55.51%) Amazon AWS
2 280 (20.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 175 (12.60%) Amazon EC2
4 149 (10.73%) Amazon S3
5 148 (10.66%) GitHub
6 127 (9.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 107 (7.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 102 (7.34%) Serverless
9 82 (5.90%) Google Cloud Platform
10 76 (5.47%) PaaS
11 73 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
12 71 (5.11%) AWS Lambda
13 70 (5.04%) IaaS
14 53 (3.82%) OpenShift
15 43 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 40 (2.88%) npm
17 38 (2.74%) SaaS
18 31 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
19 25 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
19 25 (1.80%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (7.34%) DNS
2 80 (5.76%) HTTP
3 73 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 67 (4.82%) Firewall
5 62 (4.46%) SSL
6 30 (2.16%) DHCP
7 21 (1.51%) SAN
8 19 (1.37%) Internet
8 19 (1.37%) VPN
9 18 (1.30%) BIG-IP
9 18 (1.30%) FTP
9 18 (1.30%) IPsec
10 16 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (1.01%) OpenLDAP
11 14 (1.01%) SSH
12 12 (0.86%) OpenVPN
13 11 (0.79%) Intranet
14 9 (0.65%) Kerberos
15 7 (0.50%) SNMP
16 6 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
2 208 (14.97%) MySQL
3 168 (12.10%) NoSQL
4 157 (11.30%) Hadoop
5 112 (8.06%) MongoDB
6 105 (7.56%) Big Data
7 72 (5.18%) SQL Server
8 53 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
8 53 (3.82%) Apache Hive
9 45 (3.24%) Impala
9 45 (3.24%) Sqoop
10 40 (2.88%) Relational Database
11 36 (2.59%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.94%) Redis
13 25 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (1.66%) InfluxDB
15 18 (1.30%) MariaDB
16 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database
17 11 (0.79%) HBase
18 9 (0.65%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 778 (56.01%) Jenkins
2 360 (25.92%) Git (software)
3 152 (10.94%) Maven
4 128 (9.22%) GitLab
5 113 (8.14%) Artifactory
6 104 (7.49%) TeamCity
7 103 (7.42%) JIRA
8 88 (6.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 85 (6.12%) Travis CI
10 80 (5.76%) Gradle
11 77 (5.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 75 (5.40%) Vagrant
13 73 (5.26%) Bitbucket
13 73 (5.26%) MSTest
13 73 (5.26%) NUnit
14 53 (3.82%) Selenium
15 43 (3.10%) IBM UrbanCode
16 38 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
17 37 (2.66%) Ant
18 35 (2.52%) CircleCI
General
1 254 (18.29%) Finance
2 116 (8.35%) Banking
3 39 (2.81%) Retail
4 29 (2.09%) Marketing
5 20 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 17 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.15%) Games
8 15 (1.08%) Front Office
9 14 (1.01%) Publishing
10 10 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.65%) Law
12 7 (0.50%) Electronics
13 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.072%) Advertising
15 1 (0.072%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.072%) Avionics
15 1 (0.072%) Back Office
15 1 (0.072%) Legal
Job Titles
1 642 (46.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 235 (16.92%) AWS Engineer
3 216 (15.55%) Developer
4 215 (15.48%) AWS DevOps
5 200 (14.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 105 (7.56%) Java Developer
7 97 (6.98%) Consultant
7 97 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
7 97 (6.98%) Platform Engineer
8 79 (5.69%) DevOps Consultant
9 72 (5.18%) Architect
10 71 (5.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 70 (5.04%) Cloud Engineer
12 67 (4.82%) Senior DevOps
13 62 (4.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 60 (4.32%) Python Engineer
15 58 (4.18%) Kubernetes Consultant
16 55 (3.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 51 (3.67%) Senior Developer
18 50 (3.60%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (9.14%) Elastic Stack
1 127 (9.14%) Node.js
2 111 (7.99%) Web Services
3 57 (4.10%) Kafka
4 52 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
5 46 (3.31%) HTML
5 46 (3.31%) Spring Boot
6 45 (3.24%) .NET
6 45 (3.24%) REST
7 43 (3.10%) CSS
8 37 (2.66%) jQuery
9 35 (2.52%) RESTful
10 34 (2.45%) JSON
10 34 (2.45%) XML
11 32 (2.30%) LAMP
12 31 (2.23%) AngularJS
12 31 (2.23%) Sensu
13 30 (2.16%) React
13 30 (2.16%) Spring
14 24 (1.73%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (4.68%) Public Cloud
2 64 (4.61%) Linux Command Line
3 63 (4.54%) Greenfield Project
4 58 (4.18%) Data Centre
5 57 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 45 (3.24%) Wiki
7 26 (1.87%) Fintech
8 23 (1.66%) Private Cloud
9 22 (1.58%) PKI
10 21 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
12 18 (1.30%) Cloud Native
13 16 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (0.94%) Clustering
14 13 (0.94%) Replication
15 11 (0.79%) User Experience
16 9 (0.65%) Fat Client
16 9 (0.65%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.65%) Thin Client
17 8 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 711 (51.19%) Linux
2 245 (17.64%) Unix
3 228 (16.41%) Windows
4 150 (10.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 119 (8.57%) CentOS
6 67 (4.82%) Ubuntu
7 53 (3.82%) Windows Server
8 41 (2.95%) CoreOS
9 39 (2.81%) Solaris
10 29 (2.09%) Debian
11 17 (1.22%) SUSE
11 17 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 17 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (1.08%) Fedora
13 14 (1.01%) VMS
13 14 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.72%) Android
14 10 (0.72%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.65%) DC/OS
16 8 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 940 (67.67%) DevOps
2 568 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
3 453 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
4 444 (31.97%) Configuration Management
5 202 (14.54%) Test Automation
6 201 (14.47%) Open Source
7 186 (13.39%) TDD
8 174 (12.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 174 (12.53%) Microservices
9 149 (10.73%) Migration
10 147 (10.58%) Scrum
11 133 (9.58%) OO
12 122 (8.78%) Deployment Automation
13 88 (6.34%) Load Balancing
14 82 (5.90%) Build Automation
15 77 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 70 (5.04%) SDLC
17 67 (4.82%) E-Commerce
18 65 (4.68%) Problem-Solving
19 61 (4.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 639 (46.00%) Python
2 498 (35.85%) Java
3 316 (22.75%) Bash Shell
4 250 (18.00%) Ruby
5 204 (14.69%) Perl
6 152 (10.94%) Shell Script
7 149 (10.73%) SQL
8 141 (10.15%) PowerShell
9 135 (9.72%) JavaScript
10 123 (8.86%) Groovy
11 106 (7.63%) Go
12 75 (5.40%) Korn
13 51 (3.67%) Scala
14 46 (3.31%) PHP
15 35 (2.52%) Java 8
16 33 (2.38%) C#
17 31 (2.23%) C++
18 27 (1.94%) C
19 8 (0.58%) R
20 7 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 207 (14.90%) Security Cleared
2 128 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 49 (3.53%) Degree
4 33 (2.38%) AWS Certification
4 33 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.79%) RHCE
7 10 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.58%) CCNA
9 6 (0.43%) CISSP
9 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.36%) CISM
10 5 (0.36%) MCSE
11 4 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.14%) CEH
13 2 (0.14%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.31%) QA
2 7 (0.50%) SLA
3 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.22%) GDPR
5 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.14%) PMO
6 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.072%) WAI
6 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 570 (41.04%) Docker
2 87 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (5.04%) Virtual Machines
4 46 (3.31%) HDFS
5 30 (2.16%) etcd
5 30 (2.16%) flannel
6 29 (2.09%) VirtualBox
7 27 (1.94%) Hyper-V
8 25 (1.80%) Active Directory
9 19 (1.37%) vSphere
10 16 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 16 (1.15%) SkyDNS
10 16 (1.15%) Squid
11 15 (1.08%) Ceph
11 15 (1.08%) GlusterFS
12 14 (1.01%) LXC
13 13 (0.94%) KVM
14 12 (0.86%) vCloud
15 11 (0.79%) NFS
15 11 (0.79%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 952 (68.54%) Ansible
2 826 (59.47%) Opscode Chef
3 508 (36.57%) Terraform
4 424 (30.53%) Kubernetes
5 129 (9.29%) Salt
6 98 (7.06%) Nagios
6 98 (7.06%) Packer
7 81 (5.83%) ZABBIX
8 71 (5.11%) logstash
9 69 (4.97%) Kibana
10 49 (3.53%) Docker Swarm
11 46 (3.31%) Hadoop YARN
12 38 (2.74%) Sysdig
13 36 (2.59%) Mesos
14 35 (2.52%) Grafana
14 35 (2.52%) Prometheus
15 32 (2.30%) HAProxy
16 30 (2.16%) rkt
17 27 (1.94%) CFEngine
17 27 (1.94%) Consul
Vendors
1 178 (12.81%) Oracle
2 164 (11.81%) Red Hat
3 132 (9.50%) VMware
4 92 (6.62%) Microsoft
5 88 (6.34%) Splunk
6 71 (5.11%) SaltStack
7 70 (5.04%) Google
8 62 (4.46%) New Relic
9 54 (3.89%) Cloudera
10 42 (3.02%) AppDynamics
11 36 (2.59%) Atlassian
12 34 (2.45%) hybris
13 27 (1.94%) IBM
13 27 (1.94%) PagerDuty
14 22 (1.58%) Adobe
15 21 (1.51%) Citrix
16 20 (1.44%) Cisco
17 19 (1.37%) F5
17 19 (1.37%) Hortonworks
18 15 (1.08%) TIBCO