Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 56 75
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19 -36
Contract jobs citing Puppet 112 196 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.82% 3.97% 2.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.45% 30.67% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 141 110
Yorkshire median daily rate £480 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +2.63% +1.06%
10th Percentile £400 £369 £399
90th Percentile £600 £588 £590
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £32.88
% change year-on-year +28.57% +6.46% -17.55%

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 607 639 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.30% 12.96% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 419 294
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% -
10th Percentile £263 £309 £207
90th Percentile £588 £600 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 16
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.06 £18.75 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.37% +57.89% -20.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.76 £9.25
90th Percentile £34.50 £36.28 £24.55
England median hourly rate £20.95 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.02% +6.86% -21.79%

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 September 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 September 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
South Yorkshire -5 53 £475 -3.06% 4
West Yorkshire -37 51 £485 -0.51% 20
North Yorkshire +3 2 - - 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 81 (72.32%) DevOps
2 70 (62.50%) Linux
3 64 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (57.14%) Ansible
4 56 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 53 (47.32%) Python
6 52 (46.43%) AWS
7 48 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (38.39%) Configuration Management
9 42 (37.50%) Java
10 35 (31.25%) Windows
10 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (28.57%) HTTP
11 32 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 29 (25.89%) Open Source
13 28 (25.00%) MongoDB
13 28 (25.00%) Microservices
14 27 (24.11%) Ruby
14 27 (24.11%) TCP/IP
15 25 (22.32%) SSL
15 25 (22.32%) Finance
16 23 (20.54%) Docker
17 22 (19.64%) Salt
17 22 (19.64%) Azure
18 21 (18.75%) Bash Shell
18 21 (18.75%) MySQL
19 20 (17.86%) Unix
19 20 (17.86%) Google
19 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
19 20 (17.86%) Infrastructure as Code

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 9 (8.04%) Confluence
2 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.25%) IIS
4 6 (5.36%) Apache
5 5 (4.46%) JBoss
5 5 (4.46%) Jetty
6 4 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.68%) Mule
7 3 (2.68%) nginx
8 2 (1.79%) CICS
8 2 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.79%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 2 (1.79%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.89%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 52 (46.43%) AWS
2 22 (19.64%) Azure
3 17 (15.18%) GCP
4 16 (14.29%) GitHub
5 8 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (5.36%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (4.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (3.57%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.57%) Route 53
8 4 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.68%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (2.68%) IaaS
10 2 (1.79%) PaaS
10 2 (1.79%) Serverless
11 1 (0.89%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.89%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.57%) HTTP
2 27 (24.11%) TCP/IP
3 25 (22.32%) SSL
4 10 (8.93%) DNS
5 9 (8.04%) DHCP
6 8 (7.14%) FTP
6 8 (7.14%) IPsec
7 5 (4.46%) NAS
7 5 (4.46%) SAN
8 1 (0.89%) Internet
8 1 (0.89%) SSH
8 1 (0.89%) VPN
8 1 (0.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 21 (18.75%) MySQL
3 16 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.82%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 8 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.57%) DB2
9 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.79%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.39%) Subversion
4 11 (9.82%) JIRA
5 10 (8.93%) Travis CI
6 8 (7.14%) GitLab
7 5 (4.46%) JUnit
7 5 (4.46%) SonarQube
8 4 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
8 4 (3.57%) Maven
8 4 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.68%) Ant
9 3 (2.68%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.68%) Selenium
9 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.79%) Gradle
10 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 25 (22.32%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 7 (6.25%) Retail
5 5 (4.46%) Publishing
6 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (13.39%) Consultant
3 8 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (7.14%) Developer
3 8 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
3 8 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Architect
5 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Linux Consultant
6 5 (4.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (4.46%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Unix Consultant
7 4 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) Web Services
2 12 (10.71%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (8.04%) RESTful
4 8 (7.14%) REST
4 8 (7.14%) Spring
5 7 (6.25%) Node.js
5 7 (6.25%) Swagger
6 6 (5.36%) JSON
6 6 (5.36%) Spring Boot
7 5 (4.46%) Flask
7 5 (4.46%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.57%) J2EE
8 4 (3.57%) SOAP
8 4 (3.57%) XML
9 3 (2.68%) .NET
9 3 (2.68%) CSS
9 3 (2.68%) HTML
9 3 (2.68%) OAuth
9 3 (2.68%) SAML
9 3 (2.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Clustering
3 5 (4.46%) Blog
3 5 (4.46%) Replication
4 3 (2.68%) iSeries
4 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.89%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.89%) CMDB
6 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) PKI
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (62.50%) Linux
2 35 (31.25%) Windows
3 20 (17.86%) Unix
3 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 7 (6.25%) SUSE
7 5 (4.46%) CentOS
7 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.68%) Solaris
9 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.79%) Android
10 2 (1.79%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.89%) Debian
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (72.32%) DevOps
2 48 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (38.39%) Configuration Management
4 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (25.89%) Open Source
6 28 (25.00%) Microservices
7 20 (17.86%) Infrastructure as Code
8 17 (15.18%) Deployment Automation
9 15 (13.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 14 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 13 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (10.71%) Change Management
13 11 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
15 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Automation
16 8 (7.14%) Web Operations
17 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring
18 6 (5.36%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 53 (47.32%) Python
2 42 (37.50%) Java
3 27 (24.11%) Ruby
4 21 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 13 (11.61%) Perl
7 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
8 10 (8.93%) Go
8 10 (8.93%) SQL
9 7 (6.25%) AWK
10 2 (1.79%) COBOL
10 2 (1.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.89%) C#
11 1 (0.89%) Groovy
11 1 (0.89%) PHP
11 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (6.25%) Degree
3 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.89%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (20.54%) Docker
2 10 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.57%) vSphere
5 3 (2.68%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.79%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.79%) OpenDJ
6 2 (1.79%) Xen
7 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 64 (57.14%) Ansible
1 64 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (19.64%) Salt
3 19 (16.96%) Kubernetes
4 17 (15.18%) Terraform
5 12 (10.71%) SCCM
6 8 (7.14%) Grafana
6 8 (7.14%) Packer
7 7 (6.25%) Prometheus
8 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.68%) Cobbler
9 3 (2.68%) Rancher
9 3 (2.68%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (1.79%) Automic
10 2 (1.79%) Consul
10 2 (1.79%) Kibana
10 2 (1.79%) Nagios
11 1 (0.89%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Google
2 16 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 14 (12.50%) VMware
4 13 (11.61%) EMC
5 10 (8.93%) Red Hat
6 9 (8.04%) Citrix
7 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.14%) NetApp
7 8 (7.14%) Splunk
8 7 (6.25%) IBM
9 6 (5.36%) Oracle
10 5 (4.46%) HP
10 5 (4.46%) TOWER Software
11 4 (3.57%) Veritas
12 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.79%) BMC
12 2 (1.79%) ForgeRock
12 2 (1.79%) Mercator
12 2 (1.79%) Sybase
12 2 (1.79%) webMethods