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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 25 47 13
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -34
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 2 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.22% 0.54% 8.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.26% 8.00% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 20
Median daily rate £431 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.47 -
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
43 25 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.14% 6.78% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 46
Median daily rate £375 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £388 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.87% +8.06%

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 24 August 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 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps
2 12 (52.17%) Python
2 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
2 12 (52.17%) Ruby
3 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (47.83%) Unix
4 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
5 9 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (39.13%) Vagrant
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) WebLogic
7 7 (30.43%) Mac OS X
7 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (17.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) VMS
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) SCCM
8 4 (17.39%) SCOM
9 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
9 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
9 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software

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 8 (34.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (39.13%) Vagrant
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Unix
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Mac OS X
4 4 (17.39%) VMS
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps
2 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
3 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Python
1 12 (52.17%) Ruby
2 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Serena