The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 10 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 21 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.68% 5.48% 6.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 43.75% 47.62% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 16
Median daily rate £438 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
Hampshire

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

Systems Management Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
48 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.12% 11.51% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 24
Median daily rate £375 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +6.23%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 21 (72.41%) DevOps
2 20 (68.97%) Git (software)
2 20 (68.97%) Jenkins
3 19 (65.52%) Python
3 19 (65.52%) Ruby
4 18 (62.07%) Configuration Management
4 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (58.62%) PowerShell
5 17 (58.62%) Unix
6 16 (55.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 16 (55.17%) Vagrant
7 15 (51.72%) Windows
7 15 (51.72%) Linux
8 14 (48.28%) Mac OS X
8 14 (48.28%) Shell Script
9 13 (44.83%) WebLogic
10 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (31.03%) Oracle
11 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
11 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (27.59%) Scrum
12 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (27.59%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (20.69%) Serena
14 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (13.79%) SCCM
14 4 (13.79%) SCOM
14 4 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (13.79%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (13.79%) Microsoft

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (44.83%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Git (software)
1 20 (68.97%) Jenkins
2 16 (55.17%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (13.79%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Deployment Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Unix
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) Mac OS X
4 8 (27.59%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) DevOps
2 18 (62.07%) Configuration Management
2 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.90%) Use Case
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Python
1 19 (65.52%) Ruby
2 17 (58.62%) PowerShell
3 14 (48.28%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
1 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
1 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.69%) Serena
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft