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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 31 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 9 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.38% 3.42% 9.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.67% 39.13% 56.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 15
Median daily rate - £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
15 23 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.77% 8.75% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 34
Median daily rate £550 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.73% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +35.55%

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 23 February 2017, 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) IaaS
2 7 (70.00%) PaaS
2 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) CA
5 3 (30.00%) Remedy
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) BMC
5 3 (30.00%) Terraform
6 2 (20.00%) Service Design
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Ansible
6 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) IaaS
1 7 (70.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Automation Architect
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Service Design Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Onboarding Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (30.00%) Terraform
3 2 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) CA
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) BMC
3 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft