Period
to 18 December 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 18 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 > Slough
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 30 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.59% 1.41% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.03% 9.52% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Slough median daily rate £400 £388 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -27.91% -
10th Percentile £330 £319 £434
90th Percentile £548 £425 £651
Berkshire median daily rate £476 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +19.06% -15.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 29 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.36% 14.79% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 17
Slough median daily rate £413 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.50% -4.38%
10th Percentile £281 £295 £174
90th Percentile £575 £543 £474
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £17.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -60.00% -19.12%

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 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 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 Slough region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Squid
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Ansible
7 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (22.22%) High Availability
7 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (22.22%) Tekelec

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 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) Mahout
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Squid
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (11.11%) Docker
5 1 (11.11%) HDFS
5 1 (11.11%) iptables
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (11.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Ambari
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (11.11%) Oozie
3 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Tekelec
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Hortonworks
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Sandvine