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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 45 15 35
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Contract jobs citing Puppet 2 35 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% 9.54% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.09% 57.38% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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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
22 61 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.74% 16.62% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 45 24
Average daily rate £360 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 29 (93.55%) Linux
2 28 (90.32%) Jenkins
3 25 (80.65%) Configuration Management
4 24 (77.42%) Windows
4 24 (77.42%) DevOps
5 23 (74.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (70.97%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (70.97%) Git (software)
6 22 (70.97%) WebLogic
7 21 (67.74%) Scrum
8 20 (64.52%) Vagrant
9 18 (58.06%) Cucumber
9 18 (58.06%) QA
10 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
10 9 (29.03%) Ruby
10 9 (29.03%) Python
11 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
12 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (22.58%) UNIX
13 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
13 5 (16.13%) Oracle
13 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (16.13%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
14 4 (12.90%) Middleware
14 4 (12.90%) VMware
15 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
15 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (70.97%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Apache TomEE
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.45%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (90.32%) Jenkins
2 23 (74.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 22 (70.97%) Git (software)
4 18 (58.06%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Linux Support
4 1 (3.23%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.23%) Symfony
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) OAuth
3 1 (3.23%) OpenID
3 1 (3.23%) Nutch
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) UNIX
4 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Configuration Management
2 24 (77.42%) DevOps
3 22 (70.97%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (67.74%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source
7 1 (3.23%) BDD
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Python
1 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
1 9 (29.03%) Ruby
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) Go
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) VMware