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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 14 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 32 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.50% 3.95% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 60.38% 65.00% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 0
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£388 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
53 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.73% 6.08% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 16
Average daily rate £385 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 53 (73.61%) Linux
3 50 (69.44%) Configuration Management
4 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (59.72%) Windows
6 40 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (54.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (54.17%) Ruby
8 35 (48.61%) Amazon AWS
9 33 (45.83%) Vagrant
10 31 (43.06%) Git (software)
11 29 (40.28%) Python
11 29 (40.28%) Cucumber
12 27 (37.50%) PowerShell
12 27 (37.50%) Shell Script
12 27 (37.50%) UNIX
12 27 (37.50%) Scrum
13 26 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (33.33%) DevOps
15 23 (31.94%) WebLogic
15 23 (31.94%) Mac OS X
16 22 (30.56%) Java
17 20 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
18 17 (23.61%) Maven
19 16 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
19 16 (22.22%) QA
19 16 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
20 15 (20.83%) JUnit
21 13 (18.06%) Heroku
22 11 (15.28%) Test Automation

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (31.94%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.72%) Confluence
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.39%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (48.61%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (18.06%) Heroku
5 7 (9.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (9.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (4.17%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Network Security
1 2 (2.78%) Firewall
1 2 (2.78%) SSL
1 2 (2.78%) DSL
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 64 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 39 (54.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 31 (43.06%) Git (software)
4 29 (40.28%) Cucumber
5 17 (23.61%) Maven
6 15 (20.83%) JUnit
7 8 (11.11%) Mockito
7 8 (11.11%) RSpec
7 8 (11.11%) Selenium
7 8 (11.11%) JIRA
8 7 (9.72%) JMeter
8 7 (9.72%) SoapUI
9 5 (6.94%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (4.17%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Test Leader
3 7 (9.72%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (1.39%) Tester
6 1 (1.39%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) PHP Developer
6 1 (1.39%) Integration Tester
6 1 (1.39%) Linux Support
6 1 (1.39%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (15.28%) Web Services
3 8 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 8 (11.11%) Spring
4 6 (8.33%) RESTful
5 5 (6.94%) Ajax
5 5 (6.94%) JSON
6 4 (5.56%) JPA
6 4 (5.56%) Spring MVC
6 4 (5.56%) Middleware
7 2 (2.78%) CSS
7 2 (2.78%) SOAP
8 1 (1.39%) SAML
8 1 (1.39%) JTS
8 1 (1.39%) HTML
8 1 (1.39%) LAMP
8 1 (1.39%) Symfony
8 1 (1.39%) jQuery
8 1 (1.39%) OAuth
8 1 (1.39%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Open Source
1 2 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 53 (73.61%) Linux
2 43 (59.72%) Windows
3 27 (37.50%) UNIX
4 23 (31.94%) Mac OS X
5 9 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (69.44%) Configuration Management
2 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (37.50%) Scrum
5 24 (33.33%) DevOps
6 20 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.50%) TDD
9 5 (6.94%) SOA
9 5 (6.94%) MVC
9 5 (6.94%) BDD
9 5 (6.94%) Test Strategy
10 4 (5.56%) Kanban
10 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.17%) BPEL
12 1 (1.39%) Web Development
12 1 (1.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) Ruby
2 29 (40.28%) Python
3 27 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 27 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 22 (30.56%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) Go
6 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.78%) SQL
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VirtualBox
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (45.83%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) VMware
3 1 (1.39%) HP