Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 28 May 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 63 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20 +35
Contract jobs citing Puppet 70 137 246
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.30% 3.07% 5.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.55% 24.73% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 92 216
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +1.41%
10th Percentile £404 £400 £309
90th Percentile £723 £600 £600
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +82.07% -3.33% -6.25%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 358 554 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.88% 12.40% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 369 417
Median daily rate £484 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +4.65% +4.24%
10th Percentile £306 £311 £279
90th Percentile £651 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £495
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% - +45.56%
10th Percentile £18.18 £11.25 £11.85
90th Percentile £25.49 £35.00 £48.85
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% -16.54%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Yorkshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Puppet in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Puppet in Yorkshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Puppet in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Puppet in Yorkshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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
South Yorkshire +35 50 £500 -
West Yorkshire -7 12 £481 -0.26% 1
North Yorkshire +6 7 £413 -2.94% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 56 (80.00%) Ansible
2 48 (68.57%) Git (software)
3 46 (65.71%) Jenkins
4 45 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (62.86%) AWS
6 41 (58.57%) DevOps
6 41 (58.57%) Terraform
7 36 (51.43%) GCP
7 36 (51.43%) Azure
7 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (50.00%) Google
8 35 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (48.57%) Linux
9 34 (48.57%) Python
10 33 (47.14%) Task Automation
11 32 (45.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (42.86%) Configuration Management
13 27 (38.57%) Kubernetes
14 25 (35.71%) Salt
14 25 (35.71%) Finance
15 24 (34.29%) Open Source
15 24 (34.29%) Infrastructure Automation
16 23 (32.86%) CircleCI
16 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
17 21 (30.00%) HTTP
17 21 (30.00%) TCP/IP
17 21 (30.00%) Confluence
17 21 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
18 15 (21.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 15 (21.43%) JIRA

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 21 (30.00%) Confluence
2 5 (7.14%) Anypoint
2 5 (7.14%) Mule
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Jetty
3 1 (1.43%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.43%) nginx
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 44 (62.86%) AWS
2 36 (51.43%) Azure
2 36 (51.43%) GCP
3 8 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.43%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.43%) IaaS
5 1 (1.43%) PaaS
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) HTTP
1 21 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.71%) SAN
3 3 (4.29%) BIG-IP
3 3 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) VPN
3 3 (4.29%) WAN
4 2 (2.86%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (1.43%) BGP
5 1 (1.43%) DHCP
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) FTP
5 1 (1.43%) IPsec
5 1 (1.43%) IPv4
5 1 (1.43%) IPv6
5 1 (1.43%) OSPF
5 1 (1.43%) SSL
5 1 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (68.57%) Git (software)
2 46 (65.71%) Jenkins
3 23 (32.86%) CircleCI
4 15 (21.43%) JIRA
5 2 (2.86%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 25 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (8.57%) Web Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Head of Operations
8 2 (2.86%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) RAML
2 2 (2.86%) J2EE
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) CSS3
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) HTML5
3 1 (1.43%) jQuery
3 1 (1.43%) JSP
3 1 (1.43%) JSTL
3 1 (1.43%) OSGi
3 1 (1.43%) Sass
3 1 (1.43%) Servlets
3 1 (1.43%) Spring
3 1 (1.43%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) Linux
2 13 (18.57%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) DevOps
2 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (47.14%) Task Automation
5 32 (45.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 30 (42.86%) Configuration Management
7 24 (34.29%) Infrastructure Automation
7 24 (34.29%) Open Source
8 21 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 15 (21.43%) Change Management
9 15 (21.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure as Code
11 12 (17.14%) Web Operations
12 10 (14.29%) API Development
12 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
13 9 (12.86%) Technical Debt
14 7 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
15 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) Python
2 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.29%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) Go
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.29%) DBS Check
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.57%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (80.00%) Ansible
2 45 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (58.57%) Terraform
4 27 (38.57%) Kubernetes
5 25 (35.71%) Salt
6 4 (5.71%) WSUS
7 1 (1.43%) Grafana
7 1 (1.43%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.43%) Rancher
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Google
2 13 (18.57%) MuleSoft
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco
4 7 (10.00%) VMware
5 6 (8.57%) EMC
6 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.29%) Aruba
7 3 (4.29%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.29%) Juniper
7 3 (4.29%) NETGEAR
7 3 (4.29%) Splunk
8 2 (2.86%) Brocade
8 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.86%) HP
9 1 (1.43%) Adobe
9 1 (1.43%) Avaya
9 1 (1.43%) Dell
9 1 (1.43%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.43%) Nokia
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat