Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 72 75
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing Puppet 15 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.95% 1.26% 1.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.43% 12.12% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Reading median daily rate £525 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% -2.51%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £350
90th Percentile £591 £575 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £470 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +17.50% -15.79% +6.15%
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 159 132 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.08% 10.37% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 79
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +4.17%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £565
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +17.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £49.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.71% -15.55% +32.49%
10th Percentile £27.50 £36.15 £29.08
90th Percentile £32.50 £62.45 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.80 £12.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -57.14% -24.51%

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 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 13 (86.67%) DevOps
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (46.67%) CentOS
5 7 (46.67%) Ansible
5 7 (46.67%) Terraform
6 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) Docker
8 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (13.33%) Analytics
10 2 (13.33%) Kafka
10 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
10 2 (13.33%) Node.js
10 2 (13.33%) Splunk
10 2 (13.33%) Open Source
10 2 (13.33%) Big Data

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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.67%) Datadog
4 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) npm
4 1 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) CircleCI
4 1 (6.67%) Codeship
4 1 (6.67%) Gatling
4 1 (6.67%) JMeter
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Mockito
4 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (13.33%) Kafka
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) JSP
3 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
3 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.67%) Sensu
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.67%) TensorFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.67%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Security Auditing
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Tech Ops
5 1 (6.67%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) AWK
5 1 (6.67%) Go
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Flume
2 1 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) VirtualBox
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Ansible
1 7 (46.67%) Terraform
2 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
4 2 (13.33%) Grafana
5 1 (6.67%) Graphite
5 1 (6.67%) Kibana
5 1 (6.67%) Mesos
5 1 (6.67%) Nagios
5 1 (6.67%) Packer
5 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
5 1 (6.67%) Salt
5 1 (6.67%) StatsD
5 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) New Relic
2 2 (13.33%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) MKS
3 1 (6.67%) VMware