Period
to 21 October 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 21 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 > Slough
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +9
Contract jobs citing Puppet 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.09% 1.36% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.93% 9.52% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Slough median daily rate £400 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -18.42% -
10th Percentile £295 £319 £423
90th Percentile £411 £425 £638
Berkshire median daily rate £470 £406 £450
% change year-on-year +15.69% -9.72% -
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 27 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.06% 14.29% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 24
Slough median daily rate £413 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +37.10% +5.08%
10th Percentile £280 £296 £186
90th Percentile £575 £550 £474
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Slough median hourly rate - - £17.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +45.83% -32.39% -52.14%

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 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 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 Slough region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Squid
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) CentOS
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) NFS
6 2 (28.57%) Solaris

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 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) SSH
4 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
4 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior VMWare Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Squid
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) NFS
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (14.29%) Docker
5 1 (14.29%) iptables
5 1 (14.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Tekelec
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Sandvine