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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 23 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Puppet 13 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.68% 8.63% 2.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.71% 61.02% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 5
Median daily rate £421 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -3.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
41 59 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.75% 14.15% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 8
Median daily rate £375 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 5 May 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 16 (84.21%) Configuration Management
2 14 (73.68%) DevOps
3 12 (63.16%) Python
4 11 (57.89%) Ruby
4 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
4 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
5 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
5 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
5 10 (52.63%) Oracle
5 10 (52.63%) Linux
6 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (42.11%) Vagrant
7 8 (42.11%) Unix
7 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
7 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
7 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
7 8 (42.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (42.11%) Scrum
8 6 (31.58%) Serena
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (21.05%) VMS
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (21.05%) SCCM
10 4 (21.05%) SCOM

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 (42.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) Vagrant
4 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.26%) Django
2 1 (5.26%) Flask
2 1 (5.26%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
3 8 (42.11%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Configuration Management
2 14 (73.68%) DevOps
3 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
8 1 (5.26%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Python
2 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
2 11 (57.89%) Ruby
3 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Cobbler
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
1 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) Serena
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft