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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 111 62 96
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +34
Contract jobs citing Puppet 13 54 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.59% 2.62% 0.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.74% 17.53% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £345 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £324 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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
193 308 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.78% 14.94% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 169 114
Average daily rate £388 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £16.68 £189.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.17% +530.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.02 £189.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.34 £189.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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
Basingstoke - 5 £450 - 1
Southampton -30 2 £375 +7.14%
Farnborough - 2 £363 -
Winchester - 1 - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 58 (95.08%) Linux
2 42 (68.85%) Jenkins
2 42 (68.85%) DevOps
3 37 (60.66%) Windows
4 35 (57.38%) Git (software)
5 30 (49.18%) Configuration Management
6 28 (45.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 28 (45.90%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (40.98%) WebLogic
8 21 (34.43%) Python
8 21 (34.43%) Scrum
8 21 (34.43%) Vagrant
9 20 (32.79%) Shell Script
10 18 (29.51%) UNIX
10 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (29.51%) QA
10 18 (29.51%) Cucumber
11 16 (26.23%) VMware
11 16 (26.23%) Oracle
12 14 (22.95%) Ruby
12 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
12 14 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
13 13 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (18.03%) Solaris
14 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (16.39%) Mac OS X
15 10 (16.39%) Perl
15 10 (16.39%) Middleware

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 25 (40.98%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.56%) nginx
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.28%) JBoss
4 2 (3.28%) Liferay
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.64%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (1.64%) FileNet
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.48%) Heroku
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Firewall
2 5 (8.20%) NAS
2 5 (8.20%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) SNMP
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.64%) IPv4
3 1 (1.64%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (68.85%) Jenkins
2 35 (57.38%) Git (software)
3 28 (45.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (29.51%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) Gerrit
5 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.64%) NuGet
6 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.20%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (24.59%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Linux Support
8 4 (6.56%) Solaris Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) Project Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) DevOps Administrator
10 1 (1.64%) DevOps Specialist
10 1 (1.64%) Monitoring Specialist
10 1 (1.64%) Build and Release Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Middleware
2 8 (13.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (8.20%) Web Services
4 3 (4.92%) Django
4 3 (4.92%) JSON
4 3 (4.92%) REST
5 2 (3.28%) .NET
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) XSL
6 1 (1.64%) SAML
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.64%) LAMP
6 1 (1.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) Symfony
6 1 (1.64%) jQuery
6 1 (1.64%) OAuth
6 1 (1.64%) OpenID
6 1 (1.64%) Nutch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (95.08%) Linux
2 37 (60.66%) Windows
3 18 (29.51%) UNIX
4 11 (18.03%) Solaris
5 10 (16.39%) Mac OS X
6 6 (9.84%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (8.20%) SUSE
8 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) DevOps
2 30 (49.18%) Configuration Management
3 28 (45.90%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (34.43%) Scrum
5 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) SOA
8 3 (4.92%) Mobile Development
9 2 (3.28%) TDD
9 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.64%) BDD
10 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.64%) Data Analytics
10 1 (1.64%) Analytics
10 1 (1.64%) Dependency Management
10 1 (1.64%) Open Source
10 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) Python
2 20 (32.79%) Shell Script
3 14 (22.95%) Ruby
3 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
4 10 (16.39%) Perl
5 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
6 7 (11.48%) Go
7 4 (6.56%) Java
8 2 (3.28%) C#
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
1 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.48%) Docker
3 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
3 6 (9.84%) KVM
4 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (4.92%) vSphere
6 2 (3.28%) vCloud
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (34.43%) Vagrant
2 13 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (14.75%) Nagios
4 7 (11.48%) Ansible
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Oracle
1 16 (26.23%) VMware
2 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.20%) Symantec
3 5 (8.20%) EMC
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) ComArch
5 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds