The first table below looks at the demand for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Southampton 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 14 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 31 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.73% 0.66% -
As % of the Systems Management category 67.39% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
46 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.96% 8.52% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 6
Average daily rate £335 £340 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £458 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £16.44 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Puppet
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Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 33 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 26 (66.67%) DevOps
3 25 (64.10%) Web Services
4 24 (61.54%) Linux
4 24 (61.54%) Scrum
5 21 (53.85%) Vagrant
6 17 (43.59%) Java
7 16 (41.03%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (35.90%) VMware
8 14 (35.90%) Oracle
8 14 (35.90%) Open Source
8 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
9 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (33.33%) WebLogic
10 12 (30.77%) Maven
10 12 (30.77%) CentOS
11 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (28.21%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (28.21%) Apache
11 11 (28.21%) Middleware
12 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
12 10 (25.64%) EMC
12 10 (25.64%) RSpec
13 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
13 9 (23.08%) vCloud
13 9 (23.08%) SOA
13 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (20.51%) YUM
14 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
14 8 (20.51%) RESTful

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 11 (28.21%) Apache
3 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (7.69%) Node.js
6 2 (5.13%) Confluence
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (20.51%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) Big Data
4 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
3 12 (30.77%) Maven
4 10 (25.64%) RSpec
5 6 (15.38%) JIRA
6 5 (12.82%) Selenium
6 5 (12.82%) FitNesse
6 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
7 4 (10.26%) Mockito
8 3 (7.69%) Grunt
9 2 (5.13%) JUnit
9 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
10 1 (2.56%) Subversion
10 1 (2.56%) JMeter
10 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Support
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Build Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) J2EE Architect
9 1 (2.56%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Test Coordinator
9 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) Web Services
2 11 (28.21%) Middleware
3 8 (20.51%) RESTful
4 5 (12.82%) Spring
4 5 (12.82%) PostGIS
5 4 (10.26%) J2EE
5 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.26%) LAMP
5 4 (10.26%) JSON
5 4 (10.26%) Ajax
6 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) JPA
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) JTS
7 2 (5.13%) SOAP
7 2 (5.13%) .NET
8 1 (2.56%) Java EE
8 1 (2.56%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (2.56%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) CentOS
3 11 (28.21%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) DevOps
2 24 (61.54%) Scrum
3 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (23.08%) SOA
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) Web Development
8 3 (7.69%) Kanban
8 3 (7.69%) User Stories
8 3 (7.69%) BPEL
8 3 (7.69%) MVC
9 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.56%) Data Transformation
9 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) PHP
4 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) vCloud
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (7.69%) VirtualBox
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (53.85%) Vagrant
2 8 (20.51%) YUM
3 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) VMware
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
2 10 (25.64%) EMC
3 3 (7.69%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft