The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 65 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 61 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.79% 0.40% -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.00% 3.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 0
Average daily rate
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£355 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Puppet
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
321 185 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.70% 10.64% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 94 66
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £264 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
Average hourly rate £16.72 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.55 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.03 £155.00 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Hampshire region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +30 46 £375 +4.89% 3
Farnborough - - - -
Andover - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet.

1 106 (86.18%) Jenkins
2 88 (71.54%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (58.54%) Vagrant
4 69 (56.10%) Cucumber
5 67 (54.47%) Scrum
6 63 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (45.53%) Web Services
8 54 (43.90%) Linux
8 54 (43.90%) DevOps
9 49 (39.84%) Java
10 44 (35.77%) Configuration Management
11 43 (34.96%) Maven
12 42 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (29.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 34 (27.64%) RESTful
15 28 (22.76%) Open Source
16 25 (20.33%) Git (software)
16 25 (20.33%) Test Automation
16 25 (20.33%) JIRA
16 25 (20.33%) VMware
17 24 (19.51%) QA
17 24 (19.51%) Amazon EC2
17 24 (19.51%) RSpec
18 23 (18.70%) CentOS
18 23 (18.70%) Tomcat
19 22 (17.89%) Apache
19 22 (17.89%) Internet
19 22 (17.89%) Selenium
19 22 (17.89%) FitNesse
20 21 (17.07%) PostgreSQL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (18.70%) Tomcat
2 22 (17.89%) Apache
3 19 (15.45%) WebLogic
4 16 (13.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (9.76%) Apache Solr
6 5 (4.07%) Confluence
7 3 (2.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Office
1 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (19.51%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (13.82%) Amazon S3
4 13 (10.57%) SaaS
5 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (4.07%) Heroku
6 5 (4.07%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.89%) Internet
2 7 (5.69%) SSL
3 5 (4.07%) DSL
3 5 (4.07%) Firewall
3 5 (4.07%) Network Security
4 3 (2.44%) SAN
5 2 (1.63%) LDAP
5 2 (1.63%) DHCP
5 2 (1.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.25%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.63%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 106 (86.18%) Jenkins
2 69 (56.10%) Cucumber
3 43 (34.96%) Maven
4 36 (29.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (20.33%) Git (software)
5 25 (20.33%) JIRA
6 24 (19.51%) RSpec
7 22 (17.89%) Selenium
7 22 (17.89%) FitNesse
8 21 (17.07%) JUnit
9 19 (15.45%) Eclipse
10 17 (13.82%) Subversion
10 17 (13.82%) Mockito
11 7 (5.69%) JMeter
12 5 (4.07%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (4.07%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.07%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.81%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.81%) Grunt
General
1 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.63%) Legal
1 2 (1.63%) Banking
2 1 (0.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (39.02%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (14.63%) Architect
4 17 (13.82%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (13.82%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.50%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) J2EE Architect
8 4 (3.25%) J2EE Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.44%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.44%) Analyst
9 3 (2.44%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.44%) Build Engineer
10 2 (1.63%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (1.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (1.63%) Integration Tester
10 2 (1.63%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (1.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (45.53%) Web Services
2 34 (27.64%) RESTful
3 19 (15.45%) Spring
4 17 (13.82%) Hibernate
4 17 (13.82%) PostGIS
5 15 (12.20%) J2EE
6 13 (10.57%) Ajax
6 13 (10.57%) JSON
7 12 (9.76%) SOAP
8 11 (8.94%) Spring MVC
8 11 (8.94%) JPA
9 7 (5.69%) CSS
10 5 (4.07%) JTS
10 5 (4.07%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (3.25%) Middleware
12 1 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Open Source
2 7 (5.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.81%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 54 (43.90%) Linux
2 23 (18.70%) CentOS
3 16 (13.01%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (7.32%) UNIX
5 7 (5.69%) Windows
6 6 (4.88%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.07%) Solaris
8 3 (2.44%) SUSE
9 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (71.54%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (54.47%) Scrum
3 63 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (43.90%) DevOps
5 44 (35.77%) Configuration Management
6 25 (20.33%) Test Automation
7 19 (15.45%) TDD
8 17 (13.82%) SOA
9 14 (11.38%) BPEL
10 11 (8.94%) MVC
10 11 (8.94%) Kanban
11 10 (8.13%) BDD
12 9 (7.32%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.50%) User Stories
14 7 (5.69%) Web Development
15 5 (4.07%) Test Strategy
16 2 (1.63%) Load Balancing
16 2 (1.63%) Load Testing
17 1 (0.81%) Automated Testing
17 1 (0.81%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.84%) Java
2 17 (13.82%) Ruby
3 16 (13.01%) SQL
4 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.94%) Shell Script
6 9 (7.32%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.69%) Python
8 6 (4.88%) Perl
9 5 (4.07%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.51%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.38%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (10.57%) VirtualBox
3 9 (7.32%) vCloud
4 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.88%) Docker
6 2 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 72 (58.54%) Vagrant
2 4 (3.25%) yum
3 3 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.81%) Icinga
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (20.33%) VMware
2 20 (16.26%) Oracle
3 15 (12.20%) Red Hat
4 12 (9.76%) EMC
5 6 (4.88%) Tripwire
5 6 (4.88%) HP
6 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.44%) NetApp
7 3 (2.44%) Symantec
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