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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 29 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing Puppet 17 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.79% 6.91% 0.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 45.95% 65.71% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 1
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£425 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -4.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
37 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.42% 10.51% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 19
Average daily rate £360 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £403 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 48 (90.57%) Jenkins
2 42 (79.25%) Linux
3 41 (77.36%) Configuration Management
4 36 (67.92%) Windows
5 33 (62.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 29 (54.72%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (52.83%) Ruby
7 28 (52.83%) Vagrant
8 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (50.94%) Git (software)
9 25 (47.17%) Cucumber
10 24 (45.28%) DevOps
11 22 (41.51%) WebLogic
12 21 (39.62%) Python
12 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (39.62%) Scrum
13 19 (35.85%) PowerShell
13 19 (35.85%) UNIX
13 19 (35.85%) Shell Script
14 18 (33.96%) QA
15 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (28.30%) Mac OS X
17 13 (24.53%) Continuous Delivery
18 11 (20.75%) Java
19 10 (18.87%) Ruby on Rails
20 9 (16.98%) Maven
20 9 (16.98%) JUnit
21 8 (15.09%) Amazon EC2
22 7 (13.21%) Confluence
22 7 (13.21%) SoapUI

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 22 (41.51%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.21%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) Apache TomEE
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.09%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (13.21%) Heroku
5 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (90.57%) Jenkins
2 33 (62.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 27 (50.94%) Git (software)
4 25 (47.17%) Cucumber
5 9 (16.98%) JUnit
5 9 (16.98%) Maven
6 7 (13.21%) JIRA
6 7 (13.21%) SoapUI
6 7 (13.21%) JMeter
7 5 (9.43%) HP UFT
7 5 (9.43%) RSpec
8 2 (3.77%) Mockito
8 2 (3.77%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Test Leader
6 1 (1.89%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Linux Support
6 1 (1.89%) PHP Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (7.55%) Middleware
3 3 (5.66%) RESTful
4 2 (3.77%) JSON
4 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) Ajax
4 2 (3.77%) SOAP
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) SAML
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) LAMP
5 1 (1.89%) Symfony
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) OAuth
5 1 (1.89%) OpenID
5 1 (1.89%) Nutch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (79.25%) Linux
2 36 (67.92%) Windows
3 19 (35.85%) UNIX
4 15 (28.30%) Mac OS X
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (77.36%) Configuration Management
2 29 (54.72%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (45.28%) DevOps
5 21 (39.62%) Scrum
6 13 (24.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.66%) TDD
10 2 (3.77%) SOA
11 1 (1.89%) MVC
11 1 (1.89%) Open Source
11 1 (1.89%) BDD
11 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) Ruby
2 21 (39.62%) Python
3 19 (35.85%) Shell Script
3 19 (35.85%) PowerShell
4 11 (20.75%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.66%) Go
6 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (52.83%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) VMware
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