Period
to 19 May 2019

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 May 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 66 72
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6 -18
Contract jobs citing Puppet 12 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.84% 2.08% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.85% 14.89% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 14
Reading median daily rate £513 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +11.76% -5.03%
10th Percentile £425 £144 £350
90th Percentile £550 £575 £493
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £72.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £61.25 -

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 205 188 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.38% 13.96% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 106 96
Reading median daily rate £470 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% -5.61% +5.94%
10th Percentile £386 £306 £308
90th Percentile £578 £575 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Reading median hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - -5.49%
10th Percentile £38.00 £19.35 £29.75
90th Percentile £54.00 £70.25 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00

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

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

1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) DevOps
3 9 (75.00%) Kubernetes
4 8 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (66.67%) Ansible
4 8 (66.67%) Docker
5 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) Python
6 6 (50.00%) Ruby
6 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
7 5 (41.67%) OpenShift
7 5 (41.67%) SaltStack
7 5 (41.67%) Salt
7 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (25.00%) Google
9 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
10 2 (16.67%) Datadog
10 2 (16.67%) Packer
10 2 (16.67%) Elastic Stack

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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) OpenShift
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (16.67%) Datadog
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Automation
6 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) LXC
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (66.67%) Ansible
3 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (41.67%) Salt
5 2 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (16.67%) Packer
5 2 (16.67%) Terraform
6 1 (8.33%) Graphite
6 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (8.33%) logstash
6 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) SaltStack
2 3 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) New Relic
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 2 (16.67%) VMware