Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 278 195 160
Rank change year-on-year -83 -35 -73
Contract jobs citing Puppet 348 233 519
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.94% 1.32% 1.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.21% 7.67% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 158 390
10th Percentile £458 £388 £425
25th Percentile £506 £432 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £588
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -14.89% +6.82%
75th Percentile £663 £622 £674
90th Percentile £755 £666 £726
England median daily rate £555 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +11.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 6,677 3,037 4,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.98% 17.20% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,076 2,256 3,424
10th Percentile £425 £363 £305
25th Percentile £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £586 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.62% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £685 £600 £631
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 41
10th Percentile £17.90 £12.50 -
25th Percentile £22.03 £12.76 £12.44
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +15.56% +15.38% -
75th Percentile £62.50 £31.90 £22.64
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.00 £31.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.04% +31.43% -

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in London

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Puppet in London.

Daily rate trend for Puppet in London

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Puppet in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in London

Puppet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Puppet in London.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -35 46 £625 +23.15% 51
West London -21 11 £608 -1.42% 11
East London -3 7 £394 -21.20% 3
South London -13 2 £593 +9.72% 2
North London - 2 £750 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 271 (77.87%) Ansible
2 203 (58.33%) Terraform
3 188 (54.02%) DevOps
4 181 (52.01%) AWS
5 180 (51.72%) Linux
6 175 (50.29%) Docker
7 170 (48.85%) Jenkins
8 168 (48.28%) Kubernetes
9 162 (46.55%) CI/CD
10 144 (41.38%) Configuration Management
11 137 (39.37%) Python
12 116 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
13 114 (32.76%) Opscode Chef
14 111 (31.90%) Azure
15 93 (26.72%) Git (software)
16 87 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
17 85 (24.43%) Bash
18 75 (21.55%) Java
19 73 (20.98%) Windows
20 69 (19.83%) GCP
21 68 (19.54%) Finance
22 63 (18.10%) Microservices
22 63 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
23 60 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 59 (16.95%) Microsoft
25 57 (16.38%) Splunk
26 56 (16.09%) PowerShell
26 56 (16.09%) Unix
27 54 (15.52%) JavaScript
28 53 (15.23%) GitLab

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 39 (11.21%) IIS
2 28 (8.05%) Confluence
3 20 (5.75%) nginx
4 19 (5.46%) Apache
5 13 (3.74%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.30%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.01%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.01%) Traefik
8 6 (1.72%) JBoss
8 6 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.57%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.57%) Hyperledger
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Cloudability
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.57%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 181 (52.01%) AWS
2 111 (31.90%) Azure
3 69 (19.83%) GCP
4 47 (13.51%) PaaS
5 42 (12.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 42 (12.07%) GitHub
6 35 (10.06%) IaaS
7 30 (8.62%) OpenShift
8 25 (7.18%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (6.90%) Serverless
10 22 (6.32%) SaaS
11 18 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (4.60%) Amazon EKS
13 13 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (3.45%) NuGet
15 11 (3.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (2.59%) Datadog
17 8 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
18 7 (2.01%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.06%) Firewall
2 23 (6.61%) TCP/IP
3 21 (6.03%) DNS
4 12 (3.45%) SAN
5 9 (2.59%) VPN
6 7 (2.01%) Network Security
7 6 (1.72%) FTP
7 6 (1.72%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.44%) NAS
8 5 (1.44%) SNMP
9 4 (1.15%) IPv4
9 4 (1.15%) IPv6
9 4 (1.15%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.86%) HTTP
10 3 (0.86%) Internet
10 3 (0.86%) SSH
11 2 (0.57%) BGP
11 2 (0.57%) DSL
11 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.02%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.74%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.16%) MySQL
5 11 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.16%) Redis
6 10 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.30%) Big Data
7 8 (2.30%) MariaDB
8 6 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.15%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.15%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.15%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.15%) Flink
9 4 (1.15%) HBase
9 4 (1.15%) Impala
9 4 (1.15%) Power BI
10 3 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 170 (48.85%) Jenkins
2 93 (26.72%) Git (software)
3 53 (15.23%) GitLab
4 47 (13.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 40 (11.49%) Cucumber
6 38 (10.92%) Bitbucket
7 37 (10.63%) Selenium
8 35 (10.06%) JIRA
9 31 (8.91%) TeamCity
10 27 (7.76%) CircleCI
11 26 (7.47%) SonarQube
12 21 (6.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (5.75%) Artifactory
14 16 (4.60%) Robot Framework
15 15 (4.31%) Zephyr
16 13 (3.74%) Maven
17 12 (3.45%) GoCD
17 12 (3.45%) IBM UrbanCode
17 12 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
17 12 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 68 (19.54%) Finance
2 49 (14.08%) Banking
3 32 (9.20%) Social Skills
4 29 (8.33%) Public Sector
5 11 (3.16%) Back Office
6 9 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.59%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.59%) Marketing
7 8 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.01%) Front Office
9 6 (1.72%) Law
9 6 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (1.72%) Retail
10 5 (1.44%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (1.44%) Games
10 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.15%) Legal
12 3 (0.86%) Electronics
13 2 (0.57%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (34.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
2 36 (10.34%) Platform Engineer
3 33 (9.48%) Developer
4 28 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
5 24 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (6.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 20 (5.75%) Architect
8 14 (4.02%) Senior DevOps
8 14 (4.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 12 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (3.16%) Consultant
10 11 (3.16%) Java Engineer
11 10 (2.87%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (2.87%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (2.87%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 9 (2.59%) Operations Engineer
13 8 (2.30%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (2.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.18%) JSON
2 24 (6.90%) Kafka
3 22 (6.32%) .NET
3 22 (6.32%) CSS
3 22 (6.32%) HTML
4 20 (5.75%) Spring
5 18 (5.17%) Node.js
6 16 (4.60%) Elastic Stack
7 15 (4.31%) REST
8 12 (3.45%) LDAP
9 10 (2.87%) YAML
10 8 (2.30%) jQuery
10 8 (2.30%) React
11 7 (2.01%) cloud-init
11 7 (2.01%) RESTful
11 7 (2.01%) Web Services
12 6 (1.72%) Ajax
12 6 (1.72%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.72%) Spring Boot
12 6 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.62%) Cloud Native
2 28 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 23 (6.61%) Data Protection Act
4 19 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (4.89%) Public Cloud
6 16 (4.60%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (3.45%) Clustering
8 10 (2.87%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.59%) PKI
10 6 (1.72%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.44%) Legacy Systems
12 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.15%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.15%) User Experience
13 3 (0.86%) DataPower
13 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
13 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 180 (51.72%) Linux
2 73 (20.98%) Windows
3 60 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (16.09%) Unix
5 40 (11.49%) CentOS
6 29 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 26 (7.47%) Windows Server
8 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.01%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (1.15%) Solaris
13 3 (0.86%) Debian
13 3 (0.86%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.57%) Fedora
14 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.57%) SUSE
15 1 (0.29%) VMS
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (54.02%) DevOps
2 162 (46.55%) CI/CD
3 144 (41.38%) Configuration Management
4 116 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 63 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (18.10%) Microservices
7 44 (12.64%) Kanban
8 41 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (10.63%) Infrastructure Automation
10 36 (10.34%) Scrum
10 36 (10.34%) TDD
11 35 (10.06%) SDLC
11 35 (10.06%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 35 (10.06%) Software Engineering
12 34 (9.77%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (9.20%) Migration
14 30 (8.62%) Data Protection
15 28 (8.05%) Analytics
16 23 (6.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 137 (39.37%) Python
2 85 (24.43%) Bash
3 75 (21.55%) Java
4 56 (16.09%) PowerShell
5 54 (15.52%) JavaScript
6 43 (12.36%) Ruby
7 36 (10.34%) Go
8 30 (8.62%) SQL
9 18 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 14 (4.02%) C#
11 13 (3.74%) Perl
12 12 (3.45%) Java 8
12 12 (3.45%) Scala
13 6 (1.72%) Groovy
13 6 (1.72%) PHP
14 5 (1.44%) C++
14 5 (1.44%) Kotlin
15 4 (1.15%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.57%) ES7
17 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 38 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.59%) Degree
4 6 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.86%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.57%) CCIE
7 2 (0.57%) CCNA
7 2 (0.57%) CCNP
7 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.57%) RHCE
7 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CISSP
8 1 (0.29%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.01%) GDPR
1 7 (2.01%) NCSC
1 7 (2.01%) QA
2 4 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.29%) SOC 1
5 1 (0.29%) SOC 2
System Software
1 175 (50.29%) Docker
2 36 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.20%) Active Directory
4 14 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.72%) vSphere
7 5 (1.44%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.15%) HDFS
8 4 (1.15%) KVM
9 3 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.86%) NFS
9 3 (0.86%) vCloud
9 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.86%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.57%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.57%) LXC
10 2 (0.57%) Squid
11 1 (0.29%) GeoWebCache
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 271 (77.87%) Ansible
2 203 (58.33%) Terraform
3 168 (48.28%) Kubernetes
4 114 (32.76%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (8.33%) Packer
6 25 (7.18%) Nagios
7 24 (6.90%) Prometheus
8 19 (5.46%) Consul
9 17 (4.89%) Netcool
10 15 (4.31%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (3.74%) Icinga
11 13 (3.74%) Salt
12 12 (3.45%) Istio
13 10 (2.87%) ZABBIX
14 8 (2.30%) HAProxy
15 7 (2.01%) Graphite
15 7 (2.01%) linkerd
15 7 (2.01%) Podman
16 6 (1.72%) NetBackup
16 6 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 57 (16.38%) Splunk
3 44 (12.64%) VMware
4 34 (9.77%) Red Hat
5 28 (8.05%) AppDynamics
6 26 (7.47%) Google
7 23 (6.61%) New Relic
8 18 (5.17%) Oracle
9 16 (4.60%) Micro Focus
10 15 (4.31%) IBM
10 15 (4.31%) SaltStack
11 11 (3.16%) PagerDuty
12 9 (2.59%) Cisco
13 7 (2.01%) F5
14 6 (1.72%) MuleSoft
15 5 (1.44%) Atlassian
15 5 (1.44%) NetApp
15 5 (1.44%) Qualys
15 5 (1.44%) Veritas
16 4 (1.15%) Citrix