Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 50 44
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing Puppet 174 157 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.56% 3.50% 4.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.90% 32.57% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 159 164
Yorkshire median daily rate £478 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.50% +11.11% +0.97%
10th Percentile £390 £312 £338
90th Percentile £650 £638 £575
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year - +23.89% -43.50%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 582 482 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.90% 10.76% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 330 413
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £190 £250
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £476 £450
% change year-on-year +5.15% +5.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -14.53% +8.33%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.94 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £16.00 £17.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.07% -15.93% -2.44%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Yorkshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Yorkshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor 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 23 January 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -10 121 £500 - 29
South Yorkshire -11 35 £475 -20.83% 8
North Yorkshire +9 11 £400 -20.00% 5
Puppet
England

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

1 141 (81.03%) DevOps
2 135 (77.59%) Linux
3 120 (68.97%) Jenkins
4 97 (55.75%) Amazon AWS
5 82 (47.13%) Python
5 82 (47.13%) Docker
6 77 (44.25%) Opscode Chef
7 72 (41.38%) Ansible
8 71 (40.80%) Terraform
8 71 (40.80%) Configuration Management
9 62 (35.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 56 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (29.89%) Microservices
12 51 (29.31%) Java
13 50 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (27.59%) Git (software)
15 46 (26.44%) HTTP
16 41 (23.56%) Amazon EC2
17 39 (22.41%) Bash Shell
18 38 (21.84%) MongoDB
18 38 (21.84%) Kubernetes
19 36 (20.69%) MySQL
20 35 (20.11%) Ruby
21 34 (19.54%) VMware
22 33 (18.97%) Test Automation
23 30 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
23 30 (17.24%) Perl
23 30 (17.24%) Windows
24 29 (16.67%) Open Source
25 28 (16.09%) CentOS

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 19 (10.92%) Apache
2 16 (9.20%) Confluence
2 16 (9.20%) nginx
3 15 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.32%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.02%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (4.02%) IIS
5 7 (4.02%) Jetty
5 7 (4.02%) Mongrel
6 4 (2.30%) JBoss
6 4 (2.30%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.30%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.72%) CloudStack
7 3 (1.72%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 97 (55.75%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (23.56%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (15.52%) Amazon S3
5 23 (13.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (12.07%) Route 53
7 19 (10.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (10.92%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (10.34%) Amazon ELB
9 16 (9.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (8.62%) Slack
11 9 (5.17%) Google App Engine
12 7 (4.02%) IaaS
13 6 (3.45%) Serverless
14 5 (2.87%) PaaS
15 4 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (2.30%) GitHub
16 3 (1.72%) SaaS
17 2 (1.15%) Apigee
18 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.44%) HTTP
2 24 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 22 (12.64%) DNS
4 21 (12.07%) SSL
5 19 (10.92%) DHCP
5 19 (10.92%) FTP
5 19 (10.92%) IPsec
6 9 (5.17%) Firewall
7 2 (1.15%) Internet
8 1 (0.57%) BGP
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.57%) LAN
8 1 (0.57%) MPLS
8 1 (0.57%) OSPF
8 1 (0.57%) SAN
8 1 (0.57%) SMTP
8 1 (0.57%) VoIP
8 1 (0.57%) VPN
8 1 (0.57%) WAN
8 1 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.84%) MongoDB
2 36 (20.69%) MySQL
3 17 (9.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (9.20%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.47%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (5.75%) RDBMS
6 10 (5.75%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.02%) Big Data
8 6 (3.45%) Redis
9 4 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.72%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.72%) Riak
11 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.57%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 120 (68.97%) Jenkins
2 48 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 28 (16.09%) SonarQube
4 24 (13.79%) Travis CI
5 20 (11.49%) JIRA
6 16 (9.20%) GitLab
7 7 (4.02%) CircleCI
8 6 (3.45%) Artifactory
8 6 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.45%) Selenium
9 5 (2.87%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.30%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.72%) Gatling
11 3 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.72%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.15%) JUnit
12 2 (1.15%) Subversion
12 2 (1.15%) TestNG
General
1 18 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (2.30%) Banking
3 1 (0.57%) Automotive
3 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (62.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (13.22%) AWS DevOps
3 22 (12.64%) AWS Engineer
4 17 (9.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (8.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 14 (8.05%) Platform Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) Developer
8 10 (5.75%) Consultant
9 8 (4.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.87%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (2.87%) Storage Consultant
10 5 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.30%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (2.30%) DevOps Consultant
11 4 (2.30%) DevOps Specialist
11 4 (2.30%) Software Engineer
12 3 (1.72%) EMC Consultant
12 3 (1.72%) Scala Developer
12 3 (1.72%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.92%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (8.05%) .NET
2 14 (8.05%) Node.js
3 10 (5.75%) Web Services
4 9 (5.17%) J2EE
5 8 (4.60%) Servlets
5 8 (4.60%) Spring
6 7 (4.02%) REST
7 6 (3.45%) Kafka
7 6 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (2.87%) CSS
8 5 (2.87%) RESTful
8 5 (2.87%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.30%) HTML
9 4 (2.30%) JSON
9 4 (2.30%) Middleware
9 4 (2.30%) SOAP
10 3 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.72%) HTML5
10 3 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.20%) Public Cloud
2 9 (5.17%) Cloud Native
3 8 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.45%) Clustering
5 4 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.30%) iSeries
5 4 (2.30%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.72%) DataPower
6 3 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.57%) Fintech
8 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 135 (77.59%) Linux
2 62 (35.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (17.24%) Windows
4 28 (16.09%) CentOS
5 21 (12.07%) Unix
6 4 (2.30%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.30%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.72%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Debian
8 1 (0.57%) HPUX
8 1 (0.57%) Solaris
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (81.03%) DevOps
2 71 (40.80%) Configuration Management
3 56 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (29.89%) Microservices
5 50 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (18.97%) Test Automation
7 29 (16.67%) Open Source
8 22 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (12.07%) Software Engineering
10 16 (9.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 15 (8.62%) TDD
12 12 (6.90%) Coaching
12 12 (6.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 12 (6.90%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (6.32%) Deployment Automation
14 10 (5.75%) Target Operating Model
14 10 (5.75%) Thought Leadership
15 9 (5.17%) BDD
15 9 (5.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 82 (47.13%) Python
2 51 (29.31%) Java
3 39 (22.41%) Bash Shell
4 35 (20.11%) Ruby
5 30 (17.24%) Perl
6 23 (13.22%) SQL
7 20 (11.49%) Shell Script
8 15 (8.62%) JavaScript
9 12 (6.90%) Go
10 9 (5.17%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.30%) Java 8
11 4 (2.30%) Korn
11 4 (2.30%) PHP
11 4 (2.30%) Scala
12 3 (1.72%) Groovy
13 2 (1.15%) R
14 1 (0.57%) C
14 1 (0.57%) C#
14 1 (0.57%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.87%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.72%) IBM AIX Certification
5 2 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.15%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.57%) CCIE
6 1 (0.57%) CCNP
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CISM
6 1 (0.57%) CISSP
6 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.57%) PMO
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (47.13%) Docker
2 22 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.62%) Xen
4 11 (6.32%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.02%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.87%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.72%) vSphere
7 3 (1.72%) XenServer
8 2 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 77 (44.25%) Opscode Chef
2 72 (41.38%) Ansible
3 71 (40.80%) Terraform
4 38 (21.84%) Kubernetes
5 24 (13.79%) Grafana
6 23 (13.22%) Packer
7 21 (12.07%) Rancher
8 17 (9.77%) Prometheus
9 15 (8.62%) Salt
10 4 (2.30%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.72%) Graphite
11 3 (1.72%) Graylog
12 2 (1.15%) CFEngine
12 2 (1.15%) Consul
12 2 (1.15%) Kibana
12 2 (1.15%) Mesos
12 2 (1.15%) SCCM
13 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (19.54%) VMware
2 22 (12.64%) Google
3 19 (10.92%) Red Hat
4 16 (9.20%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.05%) Black Duck
6 11 (6.32%) Oracle
7 10 (5.75%) Atlassian
7 10 (5.75%) SaltStack
8 6 (3.45%) EMC
8 6 (3.45%) NetApp
8 6 (3.45%) TOWER Software
9 4 (2.30%) EnterpriseDB
9 4 (2.30%) IBM
10 2 (1.15%) Adobe
10 2 (1.15%) Pega
10 2 (1.15%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.57%) CA
11 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.57%) Cisco
11 1 (0.57%) PagerDuty