Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 May 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 79 62
Rank change year-on-year -24 -17 +43
Contract jobs citing Puppet 56 51 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.84% 2.27% 3.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.62% 22.97% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 67
Surrey median daily rate £480 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £330
90th Percentile £575 £566 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Surrey with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 383 222 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.61% 9.88% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 119 269
Surrey median daily rate £488 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £250
90th Percentile £595 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 34
Surrey median hourly rate £15.07 £18.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.26% -52.32% +25.83%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.60 £16.05
90th Percentile £28.25 £26.43 £52.05
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -50.00% +89.19%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Surrey

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Surrey

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Surrey

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -11 15 £480 -8.57%
Guildford -5 7 £463 +8.82% 6
Reigate -28 6 £500 +42.65% 4
Epsom - 5 £350 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -20 3 - -
Camberley -6 1 £425 -5.56%
Chertsey - 1 £425 - 1
Puppet
South East

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

1 39 (69.64%) Linux
1 39 (69.64%) DevOps
2 36 (64.29%) Ansible
3 33 (58.93%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (55.36%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (48.21%) Jenkins
6 24 (42.86%) Python
7 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
9 20 (35.71%) Configuration Management
9 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (35.71%) Ruby
10 19 (33.93%) Perl
10 19 (33.93%) Docker
11 18 (32.14%) GitHub
12 16 (28.57%) Artifactory
13 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 14 (25.00%) Java
13 14 (25.00%) JIRA
14 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (23.21%) Open Source
15 11 (19.64%) TDD
15 11 (19.64%) Oracle
15 11 (19.64%) Windows
16 10 (17.86%) Unix
16 10 (17.86%) Scrum
16 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
17 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
17 9 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
17 9 (16.07%) SDLC

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (14.29%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.36%) Mule
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
3 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) Jetty
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (58.93%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (32.14%) GitHub
4 4 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (7.14%) IaaS
4 4 (7.14%) npm
4 4 (7.14%) PaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Force.com
5 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.57%) SaaS
6 1 (1.79%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) NAS
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.57%) FTP
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) SMS
3 2 (3.57%) SSH
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.93%) Big Data
2 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) HBase
5 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.79%) Redis
6 1 (1.79%) Riak
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Jenkins
2 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
3 16 (28.57%) Artifactory
4 14 (25.00%) JIRA
5 7 (12.50%) Bitbucket
5 7 (12.50%) Vagrant
6 5 (8.93%) TeamCity
7 4 (7.14%) JUnit
7 4 (7.14%) Mercurial
7 4 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (7.14%) SonarQube
7 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
8 3 (5.36%) Cobertura
8 3 (5.36%) JBehave
9 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.79%) GitLab
10 1 (1.79%) Maven
10 1 (1.79%) Mockito
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (19.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (10.71%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (10.71%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Unix Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Storage Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) MCollective
1 8 (14.29%) YAML
2 7 (12.50%) J2EE
2 7 (12.50%) Web Services
3 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 5 (8.93%) JPA
3 5 (8.93%) JSON
3 5 (8.93%) Node.js
4 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (5.36%) Java EE
5 3 (5.36%) JDBC
5 3 (5.36%) SOAP
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) REST
6 2 (3.57%) Spring
6 2 (3.57%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.57%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.79%) HACMP
5 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
3 10 (17.86%) Unix
4 9 (16.07%) CentOS
5 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Android
6 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.36%) Solaris
6 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.57%) SUSE
7 2 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) AIX
8 1 (1.79%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) DevOps
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (23.21%) Open Source
5 11 (19.64%) TDD
6 10 (17.86%) Scrum
6 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (16.07%) SDLC
8 8 (14.29%) Kanban
8 8 (14.29%) Server Hardening
9 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Load Testing
9 7 (12.50%) System Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (10.71%) ITIL
10 6 (10.71%) Release Automation
11 4 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Python
2 20 (35.71%) Ruby
3 19 (33.93%) Perl
4 14 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.71%) SQL
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.36%) PHP
8 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.36%) VBA
9 2 (3.57%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.79%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) NFS
4 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.57%) Veritas File System
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (64.29%) Ansible
2 31 (55.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.36%) Salt
4 3 (5.36%) Terraform
4 3 (5.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (3.57%) Kibana
5 2 (3.57%) logstash
5 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.57%) SCCM
5 2 (3.57%) SnapMirror
5 2 (3.57%) SnapVault
5 2 (3.57%) vRealize
6 1 (1.79%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.79%) Pingdom
6 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.79%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) VMware
4 5 (8.93%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.36%) Veritas
6 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.57%) Brocade
6 2 (3.57%) NetApp
6 2 (3.57%) Remedy
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.79%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.79%) New Relic
7 1 (1.79%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.79%) Snow