The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 13 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 31 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.71% 0.60% -
As % of the Systems Management category 58.49% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%
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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
53 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.89% 8.46% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 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 £278 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 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 39 (88.64%) Jenkins
2 29 (65.91%) DevOps
3 28 (63.64%) Scrum
4 27 (61.36%) Web Services
5 26 (59.09%) Vagrant
6 24 (54.55%) Linux
7 19 (43.18%) Cucumber
8 18 (40.91%) Java
9 17 (38.64%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (34.09%) VMware
11 14 (31.82%) Maven
11 14 (31.82%) Oracle
11 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (29.55%) CentOS
12 13 (29.55%) Open Source
12 13 (29.55%) WebLogic
12 13 (29.55%) Apache
13 11 (25.00%) EMC
13 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
13 11 (25.00%) Middleware
13 11 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (22.73%) RSpec
14 10 (22.73%) RESTful
14 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
15 9 (20.45%) SOA
15 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
15 9 (20.45%) vCloud
16 8 (18.18%) YUM

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (29.55%) WebLogic
1 13 (29.55%) Apache
2 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.82%) Node.js
5 2 (4.55%) Confluence
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) Big Data
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (88.64%) Jenkins
2 19 (43.18%) Cucumber
3 14 (31.82%) Maven
4 10 (22.73%) RSpec
5 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 7 (15.91%) JIRA
7 6 (13.64%) Selenium
7 6 (13.64%) FitNesse
7 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
8 5 (11.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (11.36%) Mockito
9 3 (6.82%) JUnit
9 3 (6.82%) Grunt
10 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.27%) Subversion
11 1 (2.27%) JMeter
11 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
11 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (2.27%) Zephyr
11 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Linux Support
4 5 (11.36%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.55%) J2EE Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) J2EE Architect
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Test Coordinator
8 1 (2.27%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) Web Services
2 11 (25.00%) Middleware
3 10 (22.73%) RESTful
4 6 (13.64%) Spring
5 5 (11.36%) J2EE
5 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
5 5 (11.36%) Ajax
5 5 (11.36%) JSON
5 5 (11.36%) PostGIS
6 3 (6.82%) LAMP
6 3 (6.82%) CSS
6 3 (6.82%) JTS
6 3 (6.82%) Spring MVC
6 3 (6.82%) jQuery
6 3 (6.82%) JPA
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
7 2 (4.55%) .NET
8 1 (2.27%) EJB
8 1 (2.27%) Java EE
8 1 (2.27%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Open Source
2 3 (6.82%) Linked Data
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) CentOS
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) DevOps
2 28 (63.64%) Scrum
3 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
5 9 (20.45%) SOA
6 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) MVC
9 3 (6.82%) BPEL
9 3 (6.82%) Web Development
9 3 (6.82%) Kanban
9 3 (6.82%) User Stories
10 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Migration
10 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.27%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) PHP
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) vCloud
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (6.82%) VirtualBox
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (59.09%) Vagrant
2 8 (18.18%) YUM
3 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 11 (25.00%) EMC
3 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.09%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
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