The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Hampshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 70 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Contract jobs citing Puppet 46 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.26% 0.69% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.33% 6.56% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 2
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£345 £425 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £355 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
251 183 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 12.32% 10.45% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 98 49
Average daily rate £330 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £189.00 £30.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+515.88% +53.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
Puppet
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +19 29 £338 -4.92% 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (81.16%) Jenkins
2 49 (71.01%) Linux
3 40 (57.97%) Web Services
3 40 (57.97%) DevOps
4 38 (55.07%) Scrum
5 32 (46.38%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (42.03%) Vagrant
7 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (31.88%) Maven
9 21 (30.43%) Open Source
10 20 (28.99%) Java
10 20 (28.99%) Oracle
10 20 (28.99%) Cucumber
11 19 (27.54%) Middleware
11 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
12 18 (26.09%) JIRA
12 18 (26.09%) Apache
13 17 (24.64%) WebLogic
13 17 (24.64%) Red Hat
13 17 (24.64%) Oracle Linux
14 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (20.29%) CentOS
15 14 (20.29%) VMware
16 13 (18.84%) RESTful
17 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
17 12 (17.39%) RSpec
17 12 (17.39%) Internet
17 12 (17.39%) Python
17 12 (17.39%) SOA

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (26.09%) Apache
2 17 (24.64%) WebLogic
3 11 (15.94%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (7.25%) Apache Solr
6 4 (5.80%) Confluence
6 4 (5.80%) Mule
7 3 (4.35%) Node.js
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.49%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (14.49%) Amazon S3
3 7 (10.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) Internet
2 4 (5.80%) AMQP
3 2 (2.90%) SSL
4 1 (1.45%) LDAP
4 1 (1.45%) DHCP
4 1 (1.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (46.38%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (14.49%) MySQL
3 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.80%) Big Data
5 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 56 (81.16%) Jenkins
2 22 (31.88%) Maven
3 20 (28.99%) Cucumber
4 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
5 18 (26.09%) JIRA
6 12 (17.39%) RSpec
7 10 (14.49%) FitNesse
7 10 (14.49%) Eclipse
8 7 (10.14%) Selenium
9 5 (7.25%) Mockito
9 5 (7.25%) Subversion
10 4 (5.80%) Mercurial
10 4 (5.80%) Gerrit
10 4 (5.80%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.80%) JUnit
11 3 (4.35%) Grunt
12 2 (2.90%) Zephyr
12 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (2.90%) JMeter
General
1 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Linux Support
7 5 (7.25%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Build Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Administrator
10 2 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.97%) Web Services
2 19 (27.54%) Middleware
3 13 (18.84%) RESTful
4 11 (15.94%) PostGIS
4 11 (15.94%) JSON
5 10 (14.49%) CSS
6 9 (13.04%) jQuery
7 8 (11.59%) J2EE
8 7 (10.14%) Django
8 7 (10.14%) Spring
9 6 (8.70%) REST
10 5 (7.25%) Ajax
10 5 (7.25%) LAMP
10 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.80%) XML
11 4 (5.80%) JTS
11 4 (5.80%) Spring MVC
11 4 (5.80%) .NET
11 4 (5.80%) JPA
12 3 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Open Source
2 4 (5.80%) Smartphone
2 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.35%) Linked Data
4 2 (2.90%) Wiki
4 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (71.01%) Linux
2 17 (24.64%) Oracle Linux
3 14 (20.29%) CentOS
4 6 (8.70%) Android
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.90%) UNIX
7 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) DevOps
2 38 (55.07%) Scrum
3 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 12 (17.39%) SOA
6 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.25%) TDD
8 5 (7.25%) User Stories
9 4 (5.80%) BPEL
9 4 (5.80%) MVC
9 4 (5.80%) Web Development
9 4 (5.80%) Kanban
10 3 (4.35%) Test Strategy
11 2 (2.90%) Data Transformation
11 2 (2.90%) Android Development
11 2 (2.90%) Migration
12 1 (1.45%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Java
2 12 (17.39%) Python
3 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.04%) SQL
5 5 (7.25%) Perl
5 5 (7.25%) PHP
5 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby
7 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) vCloud
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.80%) VirtualBox
4 4 (5.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (42.03%) Vagrant
2 11 (15.94%) YUM
3 7 (10.14%) Ansible
4 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.35%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.45%) Nagios
6 1 (1.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 17 (24.64%) Red Hat
3 14 (20.29%) VMware
4 10 (14.49%) EMC
5 4 (5.80%) Tripwire
5 4 (5.80%) Splunk
6 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.90%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) ESRI
7 1 (1.45%) Percona