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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 76 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing Puppet 41 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.01% 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.45% 4.69% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 3
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£345 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
235 192 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.51% 11.26% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 103 54
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 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Average hourly rate £52.50 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £189.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%
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 11 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 11 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 +20 24 £338 -4.92% 3
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 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 48 (78.69%) Linux
2 47 (77.05%) Jenkins
3 38 (62.30%) DevOps
4 35 (57.38%) Web Services
5 34 (55.74%) Scrum
6 28 (45.90%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (40.98%) Vagrant
8 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (31.15%) Oracle
9 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
10 18 (29.51%) Open Source
10 18 (29.51%) Middleware
11 17 (27.87%) Java
11 17 (27.87%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (26.23%) WebLogic
12 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
12 16 (26.23%) Maven
13 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (24.59%) Apache
14 14 (22.95%) JIRA
15 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
15 13 (21.31%) CentOS
15 13 (21.31%) Python
15 13 (21.31%) VMware
16 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
17 11 (18.03%) SOA
18 10 (16.39%) MySQL
18 10 (16.39%) YUM
19 9 (14.75%) MongoDB

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 16 (26.23%) WebLogic
2 15 (24.59%) Apache
3 9 (14.75%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (6.56%) Mule
6 3 (4.92%) Node.js
6 3 (4.92%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.28%) Confluence
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.64%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.75%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (14.75%) Amazon S3
3 5 (8.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) AMQP
3 2 (3.28%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) DHCP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (16.39%) MySQL
3 9 (14.75%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.56%) Big Data
5 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 47 (77.05%) Jenkins
2 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
3 16 (26.23%) Maven
4 14 (22.95%) JIRA
5 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
6 9 (14.75%) RSpec
7 8 (13.11%) Eclipse
8 6 (9.84%) FitNesse
9 5 (8.20%) Subversion
10 4 (6.56%) Mercurial
10 4 (6.56%) Gerrit
11 3 (4.92%) Mockito
11 3 (4.92%) Grunt
11 3 (4.92%) Selenium
12 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
12 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
12 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Linux Support
5 5 (8.20%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) Web Services
2 18 (29.51%) Middleware
3 9 (14.75%) CSS
3 9 (14.75%) JSON
3 9 (14.75%) jQuery
3 9 (14.75%) RESTful
4 8 (13.11%) PostGIS
5 7 (11.48%) Django
6 6 (9.84%) J2EE
6 6 (9.84%) REST
7 5 (8.20%) LAMP
7 5 (8.20%) Spring
8 4 (6.56%) .NET
8 4 (6.56%) XML
9 3 (4.92%) JTS
9 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.92%) SOAP
9 3 (4.92%) JPA
9 3 (4.92%) Ajax
9 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Open Source
2 4 (6.56%) Smartphone
2 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.92%) Linked Data
4 2 (3.28%) Wiki
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (78.69%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) Oracle Linux
3 13 (21.31%) CentOS
4 6 (9.84%) Android
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.28%) UNIX
7 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) DevOps
2 34 (55.74%) Scrum
3 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) SOA
7 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.20%) User Stories
10 4 (6.56%) BPEL
11 3 (4.92%) Kanban
11 3 (4.92%) TDD
11 3 (4.92%) MVC
11 3 (4.92%) Web Development
12 2 (3.28%) Migration
12 2 (3.28%) Data Transformation
12 2 (3.28%) Android Development
12 2 (3.28%) Test Strategy
13 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
13 1 (1.64%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) Python
3 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.11%) SQL
5 5 (8.20%) Perl
5 5 (8.20%) PHP
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.56%) Ruby
7 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) vCloud
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) vSphere
4 3 (4.92%) VirtualBox
4 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (40.98%) Vagrant
2 10 (16.39%) YUM
3 7 (11.48%) Ansible
4 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.92%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Oracle
2 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
3 13 (21.31%) VMware
4 9 (14.75%) EMC
5 4 (6.56%) Splunk
6 3 (4.92%) Tripwire
7 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.64%) Percona
8 1 (1.64%) ESRI