Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 72 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +22
Contract jobs citing Puppet 20 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.39% 1.35% 1.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.08% 13.71% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 10
Reading median daily rate £500 £390 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -9.57% -4.17%
10th Percentile £385 £313 £350
90th Percentile £584 £500 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £41.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +27.69% -

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 Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 142 124 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.89% 9.86% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 73 81
Reading median daily rate £438 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +4.92%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £255
90th Percentile £575 £548 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -19.13% +16.69%
10th Percentile £15.10 £29.75 £21.33
90th Percentile £51.50 £60.39 £45.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.80 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -31.43% -52.82%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Reading

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Puppet in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Reading

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Reading over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 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 Reading region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 18 (90.00%) DevOps
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) Python
4 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (60.00%) Ansible
6 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (40.00%) CentOS
7 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (40.00%) Terraform
8 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (35.00%) Web Services
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (35.00%) Docker
9 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
10 5 (25.00%) Java
11 4 (20.00%) Windows
11 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 3 (15.00%) PaaS
12 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (15.00%) Node.js
12 3 (15.00%) IaaS
12 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (10.00%) Google
13 2 (10.00%) Degree
13 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
13 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
13 2 (10.00%) Migration

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) IaaS
3 3 (15.00%) PaaS
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (10.00%) Serverless
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) Datadog
5 1 (5.00%) GitHub
5 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (5.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) DOCSIS
1 1 (5.00%) DVB
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) SNMP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Power BI
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) CircleCI
3 1 (5.00%) Codeship
3 1 (5.00%) Gatling
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Law
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (10.00%) Kafka
3 2 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.00%) Sensu
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.00%) TensorFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) CentOS
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) Service Design
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Tech Ops
6 1 (5.00%) Value Proposition
6 1 (5.00%) Video Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) AWK
6 1 (5.00%) Go
6 1 (5.00%) R
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Ansible
2 10 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (40.00%) Terraform
4 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (10.00%) Grafana
5 2 (10.00%) Packer
5 2 (10.00%) Salt
6 1 (5.00%) Graphite
6 1 (5.00%) Kibana
6 1 (5.00%) Mesos
6 1 (5.00%) Nagios
6 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
6 1 (5.00%) StatsD
6 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) New Relic
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) MKS
3 1 (5.00%) VMware