Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 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 > Slough
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 31 29
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.35% 1.07% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.33% 14.29% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Slough median daily rate £400 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +2.56%
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 43 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.14% 7.47% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 13
Slough median daily rate £450 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £353 £265 £283
90th Percentile £572 £472 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% +41.67% -78.40%

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Slough region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 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 1 (100.00%) nginx
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (100.00%) VMware