Period
to 20 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 197 164 164
Rank change year-on-year -33 0 -77
Contract jobs citing Puppet 466 209 681
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.40% 1.59% 1.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.02% 9.32% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 131 537
10th Percentile £450 £388 £463
25th Percentile £498 £435 £519
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £600
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £640 £600 £675
90th Percentile £703 £675 £738
England median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +9.95% -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 5,807 2,243 6,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.40% 17.09% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,279 1,604 4,430
10th Percentile £413 £350 £345
25th Percentile £486 £425 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £706 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 70
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.73 £12.76
25th Percentile £21.50 £14.35 £16.25
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.20 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +27.64% -8.60% +5.00%
75th Percentile £42.50 £37.75 £43.47
90th Percentile £60.92 £47.54 £50.14
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +14.29%

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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -45 38 £590 +30.39% 39
West London 0 23 £600 -5.14% 10
East London -11 6 £394 -10.96% 7
South London -2 1 £660 +30.69% 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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.

1 361 (77.47%) Ansible
2 295 (63.30%) DevOps
3 237 (50.86%) Linux
4 229 (49.14%) AWS
5 224 (48.07%) Terraform
6 222 (47.64%) Python
7 207 (44.42%) Jenkins
8 188 (40.34%) Opscode Chef
9 179 (38.41%) Docker
10 175 (37.55%) Kubernetes
11 158 (33.91%) Configuration Management
12 147 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
13 136 (29.18%) Azure
14 118 (25.32%) Java
15 114 (24.46%) Bash Shell
16 104 (22.32%) VMware
17 101 (21.67%) Finance
18 100 (21.46%) Git (software)
18 100 (21.46%) PowerShell
18 100 (21.46%) Infrastructure as Code
19 97 (20.82%) GCP
20 95 (20.39%) GitHub
20 95 (20.39%) Windows
21 74 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
21 74 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
22 68 (14.59%) Banking
23 60 (12.88%) Oracle
23 60 (12.88%) JIRA
24 59 (12.66%) Social Skills
25 57 (12.23%) Google

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 43 (9.23%) Tomcat
2 40 (8.58%) Confluence
3 32 (6.87%) WebSphere
4 25 (5.36%) WebLogic
5 24 (5.15%) Apache
6 19 (4.08%) IIS
6 19 (4.08%) nginx
7 18 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (3.00%) Apache Spark
9 10 (2.15%) Mule
9 10 (2.15%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.93%) Jetty
10 9 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (1.29%) Mongrel
11 6 (1.29%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.86%) JBoss
13 4 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 229 (49.14%) AWS
2 136 (29.18%) Azure
3 97 (20.82%) GCP
4 95 (20.39%) GitHub
5 50 (10.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 34 (7.30%) IaaS
6 34 (7.30%) PaaS
7 33 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (4.72%) SaaS
9 20 (4.29%) Serverless
10 17 (3.65%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (3.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 16 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (3.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (3.22%) Amazon EKS
12 15 (3.22%) Amazon ELB
13 13 (2.79%) AWS Direct Connect
14 12 (2.58%) Amazon S3
14 12 (2.58%) OpenShift
15 11 (2.36%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.30%) DNS
1 34 (7.30%) Firewall
2 25 (5.36%) SAN
3 21 (4.51%) TCP/IP
4 18 (3.86%) HTTP
4 18 (3.86%) NAS
5 15 (3.22%) Multicast
6 11 (2.36%) WAN
7 10 (2.15%) LAN
7 10 (2.15%) SNMP
7 10 (2.15%) tcpdump
7 10 (2.15%) Wireshark
8 9 (1.93%) Kerberos
9 8 (1.72%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.50%) DHCP
10 7 (1.50%) FCoE
10 7 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.50%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.01%) MongoDB
3 22 (4.72%) Big Data
4 20 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.08%) MySQL
6 18 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (3.00%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.58%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.15%) MariaDB
10 8 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.72%) Redis
11 7 (1.50%) BigQuery
12 6 (1.29%) Tableau
13 5 (1.07%) Looker
13 5 (1.07%) Snowflake Schema
14 4 (0.86%) Data Lake
15 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 207 (44.42%) Jenkins
2 100 (21.46%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.88%) JIRA
4 42 (9.01%) Sonatype Nexus
5 40 (8.58%) Maven
6 32 (6.87%) GitLab
7 24 (5.15%) TeamCity
8 19 (4.08%) CircleCI
9 17 (3.65%) Bitbucket
9 17 (3.65%) Subversion
10 15 (3.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (2.79%) Travis CI
12 11 (2.36%) SonarQube
13 10 (2.15%) Gradle
14 9 (1.93%) Vagrant
15 8 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (1.50%) Artifactory
17 6 (1.29%) Cucumber
17 6 (1.29%) Selenium
18 5 (1.07%) ProC
General
1 101 (21.67%) Finance
2 68 (14.59%) Banking
3 59 (12.66%) Social Skills
4 23 (4.94%) Public Sector
5 17 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.22%) Retail
7 10 (2.15%) Law
7 10 (2.15%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.93%) Documentation Skills
9 8 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.50%) Prime Brokerage
11 5 (1.07%) Marketing
12 4 (0.86%) Games
13 3 (0.64%) Electronics
13 3 (0.64%) Front Office
14 2 (0.43%) International Banking
14 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 168 (36.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (9.23%) AWS Engineer
3 42 (9.01%) Cloud Engineer
3 42 (9.01%) Developer
4 39 (8.37%) Architect
4 39 (8.37%) Linux Engineer
5 32 (6.87%) AWS DevOps
6 29 (6.22%) Platform Engineer
7 27 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (5.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 22 (4.72%) Cloud Architect
10 20 (4.29%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 18 (3.86%) Senior DevOps
11 18 (3.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
13 16 (3.43%) Site Engineer
14 15 (3.22%) Administrator
14 15 (3.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 14 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.51%) JSON
2 32 (6.87%) YAML
3 27 (5.79%) .NET
4 24 (5.15%) Web Services
5 22 (4.72%) Node.js
6 20 (4.29%) Spring
7 19 (4.08%) React
8 18 (3.86%) AngularJS
9 17 (3.65%) Middleware
10 16 (3.43%) HTML
11 14 (3.00%) CSS
11 14 (3.00%) Django
11 14 (3.00%) Elastic Stack
11 14 (3.00%) REST
11 14 (3.00%) RESTful
12 13 (2.79%) Kafka
13 12 (2.58%) LDAP
14 9 (1.93%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.93%) Flask
14 9 (1.93%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.51%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.08%) Public Cloud
3 32 (6.87%) Cloud Native
4 20 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.00%) Clustering
7 13 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (2.58%) Legacy Applications
9 9 (1.93%) Equities
9 9 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.86%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (0.86%) Legacy Systems
11 4 (0.86%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.86%) Replication
11 4 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 237 (50.86%) Linux
2 95 (20.39%) Windows
3 48 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (10.09%) Unix
5 31 (6.65%) CentOS
6 21 (4.51%) Windows Server
7 19 (4.08%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.36%) Solaris
9 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.43%) SUSE
14 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.21%) AIX
15 1 (0.21%) HPUX
15 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (63.30%) DevOps
2 158 (33.91%) Configuration Management
3 147 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (21.46%) Infrastructure as Code
5 74 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (11.59%) Test Automation
7 53 (11.37%) Infrastructure Automation
7 53 (11.37%) Migration
8 47 (10.09%) Microservices
8 47 (10.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 45 (9.66%) SDLC
10 42 (9.01%) Deployment Automation
10 42 (9.01%) ITIL
10 42 (9.01%) Scrum
11 41 (8.80%) Change Management
11 41 (8.80%) Open Source
12 40 (8.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 39 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
14 38 (8.15%) Software Engineering
15 34 (7.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (47.64%) Python
2 118 (25.32%) Java
3 114 (24.46%) Bash Shell
4 100 (21.46%) PowerShell
5 53 (11.37%) JavaScript
6 47 (10.09%) SQL
7 42 (9.01%) Go
8 35 (7.51%) Ruby
9 27 (5.79%) Groovy
10 26 (5.58%) Shell Script
11 21 (4.51%) C#
12 14 (3.00%) Perl
13 9 (1.93%) PHP
14 7 (1.50%) C
15 6 (1.29%) C++
16 5 (1.07%) Scala
17 4 (0.86%) Java 8
17 4 (0.86%) Kotlin
18 3 (0.64%) TypeScript
19 2 (0.43%) Search Processing Language
Qualifications
1 49 (10.52%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.58%) Degree
3 12 (2.58%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.50%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.50%) RHCE
5 6 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.07%) RHCA
7 4 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.43%) GIAC
8 2 (0.43%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.21%) GCIA
9 1 (0.21%) GCIH
9 1 (0.21%) GCUX
9 1 (0.21%) GSEC
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.21%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.21%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.50%) GDPR
2 5 (1.07%) QA
3 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) NCSC
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) SOC 1
5 1 (0.21%) SOC 2
System Software
1 179 (38.41%) Docker
2 74 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.79%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.79%) NFS
4 13 (2.79%) Xen
5 12 (2.58%) KVM
6 11 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.15%) vSphere
8 7 (1.50%) SRDF
9 6 (1.29%) HDFS
9 6 (1.29%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.86%) vCloud
11 3 (0.64%) Ceph
11 3 (0.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.43%) Platform Symphony
12 2 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 361 (77.47%) Ansible
2 224 (48.07%) Terraform
3 188 (40.34%) Opscode Chef
4 175 (37.55%) Kubernetes
5 36 (7.73%) Packer
6 27 (5.79%) Prometheus
7 16 (3.43%) Salt
8 15 (3.22%) Icinga
9 14 (3.00%) Consul
10 12 (2.58%) Nagios
10 12 (2.58%) vRealize
11 9 (1.93%) Grafana
11 9 (1.93%) Istio
12 8 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (1.72%) SCCM
13 7 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (1.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 5 (1.07%) Netcool
16 4 (0.86%) Opsgenie
16 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 104 (22.32%) VMware
2 60 (12.88%) Oracle
3 57 (12.23%) Google
4 53 (11.37%) Microsoft
5 36 (7.73%) Red Hat
6 35 (7.51%) Splunk
7 27 (5.79%) Cisco
8 24 (5.15%) New Relic
9 18 (3.86%) EMC
9 18 (3.86%) MuleSoft
10 17 (3.65%) IBM
11 15 (3.22%) SaltStack
12 13 (2.79%) SolarWinds
13 12 (2.58%) Citrix
14 11 (2.36%) NetApp
15 9 (1.93%) AppDynamics
15 9 (1.93%) Cloudera
15 9 (1.93%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.93%) Zscaler
16 8 (1.72%) F5