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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 26 36 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing Puppet 3 7 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.35% 2.11% 11.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.29% 25.00% 56.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 19
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £51.72 -
% change year-on-year
-37.15% -
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
21 28 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.42% 8.46% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 47
Median daily rate £313 £360 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

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 26 September 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 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 15 (62.50%) DevOps
2 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (50.00%) Ruby
3 12 (50.00%) Python
3 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (45.83%) Unix
4 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
6 9 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (37.50%) Linux
6 9 (37.50%) Vagrant
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
8 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
8 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (16.67%) SCCM
9 4 (16.67%) SCOM
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) VMS
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 2 (8.33%) Use Case

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 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
2 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (37.50%) Vagrant
4 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Unix
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) VMS
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Python
1 12 (50.00%) Ruby
2 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Serena