Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 57 66
Rank change year-on-year -33 +9 +55
Contract jobs citing Puppet 62 62 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.09% 3.05% 3.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.94% 26.05% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 63
Surrey median daily rate £500 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £408 £350 £330
90th Percentile £603 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £460 £413
% change year-on-year +8.70% +11.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 311 238 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.48% 11.70% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 134 229
Surrey median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £152 £211 £190
90th Percentile £608 £504 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 35
Surrey median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% -13.95% -50.86%
10th Percentile £11.95 £15.53 £13.45
90th Percentile £31.60 £28.62 £51.90
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £27.38 £27.80
% change year-on-year -45.21% -1.53% +33.98%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Reigate - 7 £500 -
Staines -30 6 £425 +9.32% 2
Guildford +1 5 £450 +5.88% 2
Epsom - 3 £375 - 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 50 (80.65%) DevOps
2 47 (75.81%) Linux
3 44 (70.97%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (66.13%) Ansible
5 37 (59.68%) Jenkins
6 31 (50.00%) Docker
6 31 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (48.39%) Git (software)
8 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (37.10%) Java
10 21 (33.87%) Finance
11 20 (32.26%) Perl
12 18 (29.03%) Python
12 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
13 17 (27.42%) Configuration Management
14 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
14 16 (25.81%) GitHub
15 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
15 15 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (24.19%) Unix
16 14 (22.58%) Oracle
16 14 (22.58%) Ruby
16 14 (22.58%) Relational Database
17 13 (20.97%) JIRA
18 12 (19.35%) Artifactory
19 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
19 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
20 10 (16.13%) Subversion
20 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
20 10 (16.13%) Windows

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 4 (6.45%) Confluence
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) Mule
3 2 (3.23%) nginx
3 2 (3.23%) SAS
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 31 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (25.81%) GitHub
3 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (8.06%) SaaS
5 4 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (6.45%) npm
6 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.23%) IaaS
6 2 (3.23%) PaaS
7 1 (1.61%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) DNS
2 5 (8.06%) FTP
3 4 (6.45%) SAN
3 4 (6.45%) SSH
4 3 (4.84%) VPN
5 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.23%) Internet
5 2 (3.23%) NAS
5 2 (3.23%) SMS
5 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.61%) DHCP
6 1 (1.61%) Firewall
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) OSPF
6 1 (1.61%) SMTP
6 1 (1.61%) VLAN
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
2 14 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (16.13%) Redis
5 4 (6.45%) MySQL
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.84%) Big Data
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.23%) HBase
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.61%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 37 (59.68%) Jenkins
2 30 (48.39%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.97%) JIRA
4 12 (19.35%) Artifactory
5 10 (16.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (16.13%) Subversion
6 6 (9.68%) TeamCity
6 6 (9.68%) Vagrant
7 4 (6.45%) Mercurial
7 4 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (6.45%) SonarQube
7 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.23%) Cobertura
9 2 (3.23%) JBehave
9 2 (3.23%) JUnit
10 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.61%) GitLab
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) AWS DevOps
3 14 (22.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (20.97%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (11.29%) Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Storage Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (3.23%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
1 4 (6.45%) J2EE
1 4 (6.45%) REST
2 3 (4.84%) LAMP
2 3 (4.84%) MCollective
2 3 (4.84%) Spring Boot
2 3 (4.84%) YAML
3 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.23%) Java EE
3 2 (3.23%) JDBC
3 2 (3.23%) JPA
3 2 (3.23%) JSON
3 2 (3.23%) SOAP
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.61%) Kafka
4 1 (1.61%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.61%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
1 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Storage
1 5 (8.06%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (75.81%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Unix
3 10 (16.13%) Windows
4 7 (11.29%) CentOS
5 6 (9.68%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.06%) Solaris
7 2 (3.23%) Android
7 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.61%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (80.65%) DevOps
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Configuration Management
4 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.52%) Kanban
6 9 (14.52%) Release Automation
7 8 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (11.29%) ITIL
8 7 (11.29%) Scrum
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (9.68%) High Availability
9 6 (9.68%) SDLC
10 5 (8.06%) Open Source
11 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
11 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.84%) Microservices
12 3 (4.84%) Server Hardening
13 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Java
2 20 (32.26%) Perl
3 18 (29.03%) Python
4 14 (22.58%) Ruby
5 6 (9.68%) SQL
6 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
7 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.23%) C
9 2 (3.23%) C++
9 2 (3.23%) VBA
10 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 31 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (6.45%) Veritas File System
3 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.23%) NFS
4 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (70.97%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (66.13%) Ansible
3 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.45%) SnapMirror
3 4 (6.45%) SnapVault
3 4 (6.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (4.84%) CFEngine
4 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.84%) logstash
5 2 (3.23%) Cacti
5 2 (3.23%) Icinga
5 2 (3.23%) Nagios
5 2 (3.23%) Netcool
5 2 (3.23%) SCCM
5 2 (3.23%) Terraform
5 2 (3.23%) vRealize
6 1 (1.61%) Grafana
6 1 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.61%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) NetApp
4 4 (6.45%) Sun
4 4 (6.45%) Veritas
5 3 (4.84%) Splunk
6 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.23%) Brocade
6 2 (3.23%) New Relic
6 2 (3.23%) Remedy
6 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (1.61%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.61%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.61%) SaltStack