Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 15 August 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 > Slough
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +11
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.65% 0.35% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.86% 3.33% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Slough median daily rate £450 - £488
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £61.25 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year +47.59% - -

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 Slough with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 28 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.24% 10.56% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 23
Slough median daily rate £399 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.27% +2.74% +15.87%
10th Percentile £220 £248 £215
90th Percentile £563 £550 £485
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Slough median hourly rate - - £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £12.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year +216.67% -38.19% -2.93%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Slough

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Slough

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Slough over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Slough

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Slough region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Capistrano
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) e-Health
2 3 (60.00%) GitHub
2 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) CA
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (40.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) e-Health
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) CA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Tekelec
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Sandvine