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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 48 72
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 47 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.86% 3.85% 1.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 23.79% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 9
Median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 141 206 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.57% 16.19% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 146 113
Median daily rate £500 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.95% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £46.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.21% +53.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +25 7 £525 +40.00% 1
Camberley +8 3 £450 +2.85%
Staines -6 2 £538 +1.17% 1
Reigate -10 2 £351 -22.11% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £420 -
Cobham -2 1 - -
Guildford -3 1 - - 2
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 59 (76.62%) Linux
2 58 (75.32%) DevOps
3 45 (58.44%) Ansible
4 44 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (55.84%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (48.05%) Jenkins
7 32 (41.56%) Git (software)
8 30 (38.96%) Python
9 28 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (35.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (29.87%) Configuration Management
12 23 (29.87%) MySQL
13 22 (28.57%) Docker
14 21 (27.27%) Windows
15 20 (25.97%) PowerShell
16 17 (22.08%) JIRA
16 17 (22.08%) Java
16 17 (22.08%) Red Hat
17 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
17 16 (20.78%) Confluence
17 16 (20.78%) AWS CloudFormation
17 16 (20.78%) Terraform
18 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (18.18%) Ruby
19 13 (16.88%) Perl
19 13 (16.88%) OpenStack
19 13 (16.88%) GitHub
20 12 (15.58%) Bitbucket
20 12 (15.58%) CentOS

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 16 (20.78%) Confluence
2 13 (16.88%) OpenStack
3 11 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
5 7 (9.09%) Drupal
6 6 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (6.49%) CMS
7 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
7 5 (6.49%) WordPress
8 4 (5.19%) IIS
9 3 (3.90%) Apache
9 3 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
11 1 (1.30%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 44 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (20.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (16.88%) GitHub
5 8 (10.39%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (9.09%) Amazon S3
6 7 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (6.49%) IaaS
8 4 (5.19%) PaaS
9 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) DNS
1 6 (7.79%) SAN
1 6 (7.79%) VPN
2 5 (6.49%) Firewall
3 4 (5.19%) VLAN
4 3 (3.90%) LDAP
5 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 2 (2.60%) NAS
5 2 (2.60%) SSH
6 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) MySQL
2 11 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.39%) Redis
6 7 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.30%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.30%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.30%) Event Store
9 1 (1.30%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 37 (48.05%) Jenkins
2 32 (41.56%) Git (software)
3 17 (22.08%) JIRA
4 12 (15.58%) Bitbucket
5 7 (9.09%) Subversion
6 5 (6.49%) Artifactory
6 5 (6.49%) git-flow
6 5 (6.49%) MSTest
6 5 (6.49%) NUnit
6 5 (6.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.19%) Vagrant
7 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.90%) Hudson
8 3 (3.90%) MSBuild
8 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.60%) Emacs
10 1 (1.30%) JSUnit
10 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
2 5 (6.49%) Legal
3 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (20.78%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 10 (12.99%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (11.69%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Administrator
7 7 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Ruby Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.19%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) Web Services
1 9 (11.69%) YAML
2 6 (7.79%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (7.79%) JSON
3 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.60%) LAMP
4 2 (2.60%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) XSLT
5 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) Durandal
5 1 (1.30%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) HTML5
5 1 (1.30%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.30%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (1.30%) REST
5 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Private Cloud
2 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.60%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (76.62%) Linux
2 27 (35.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (27.27%) Windows
4 12 (15.58%) CentOS
4 12 (15.58%) Unix
5 8 (10.39%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.19%) AIX
6 4 (5.19%) Solaris
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.90%) Debian
8 2 (2.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (75.32%) DevOps
2 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.87%) Configuration Management
4 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.69%) TDD
6 7 (9.09%) Application Performance Management
6 7 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 7 (9.09%) Service Management
7 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL
8 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.49%) OO
8 5 (6.49%) Task Automation
9 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.90%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Python
2 20 (25.97%) PowerShell
3 17 (22.08%) Java
4 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
5 14 (18.18%) Ruby
6 13 (16.88%) Perl
7 11 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (5.19%) C#
8 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.19%) PHP
8 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.60%) CCNA
4 2 (2.60%) CCNP
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.60%) RHCE
4 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) Docker
2 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.90%) NFS
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.60%) vSphere
5 2 (2.60%) zsh
6 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.30%) iptables
6 1 (1.30%) vCloud
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 45 (58.44%) Ansible
2 43 (55.84%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (20.78%) Terraform
4 8 (10.39%) logstash
5 7 (9.09%) Pingdom
6 6 (7.79%) Kibana
7 4 (5.19%) Consul
7 4 (5.19%) Rsyslog
8 3 (3.90%) CFEngine
8 3 (3.90%) Nagios
8 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.60%) Control-M
9 2 (2.60%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.60%) Netcool
9 2 (2.60%) OpenView
9 2 (2.60%) vCenter Server
9 2 (2.60%) vMotion
10 1 (1.30%) BladeLogic
10 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Red Hat
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 11 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 11 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 7 (9.09%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.79%) PagerDuty
6 5 (6.49%) VMware
7 4 (5.19%) LANDesk
7 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.90%) Veritas
9 2 (2.60%) HP
9 2 (2.60%) Splunk
10 1 (1.30%) Dell
10 1 (1.30%) EMC
10 1 (1.30%) IBM
10 1 (1.30%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.30%) Snow
10 1 (1.30%) Sun
10 1 (1.30%) Sybase