The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Puppet
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.05% - 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.80% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 69 58 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 18.11% 18.24% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 19
Median daily rate £400 £600 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 £21.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.99% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Basingstoke

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Puppet in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Basingstoke

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) GIAC
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (50.00%) RHCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Broadcast Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) DRM
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) GCIH
1 3 (75.00%) GIAC
2 2 (50.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Grafana
2 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (25.00%) logstash
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk