Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 48 83
Rank change year-on-year -74 +35 -14
Contract jobs citing Puppet 45 170 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.29% 4.60% 2.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.43% 26.94% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 124 52
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £383 £350 £351
90th Percentile £616 £538 £549
South East median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 - £41.50

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

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 477 631 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.67% 17.07% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 386 311
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £528
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.94% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.31 £19.25 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.90% -4.32% -61.68%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.64 £10.24
90th Percentile £44.75 £45.05 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +21.43% +20.69% -47.27%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Hampshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Hampshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Hampshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth -5 13 £600 +14.29% 1
Fleet 0 8 £540 +54.29% 1
Basingstoke -15 5 £433 -9.90% 6
Southampton -18 4 £550 +4.76%
Fareham -28 3 £525 +5.00%
Eastleigh - 1 £550 -
Hook - 1 - -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 36 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 35 (77.78%) Ansible
3 31 (68.89%) Linux
4 26 (57.78%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (53.33%) Python
6 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
7 21 (46.67%) Docker
8 19 (42.22%) DevOps
9 17 (37.78%) Kubernetes
10 16 (35.56%) AWS
11 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 15 (33.33%) Windows
12 14 (31.11%) Terraform
13 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
13 13 (28.89%) Azure
14 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
14 12 (26.67%) ITIL
14 12 (26.67%) GitHub
15 11 (24.44%) Perl
15 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
15 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (22.22%) Scrum
16 10 (22.22%) Apache
17 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
17 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
17 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (20.00%) Ruby
18 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
18 8 (17.78%) VMware

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (22.22%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) Apache Spark
3 4 (8.89%) JBoss
4 3 (6.67%) Confluence
4 3 (6.67%) nginx
4 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) AWS
2 13 (28.89%) Azure
3 12 (26.67%) GitHub
4 7 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (15.56%) IaaS
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (2.22%) Azure Functions
7 1 (2.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (2.22%) GCP
7 1 (2.22%) PaaS
7 1 (2.22%) SaaS
7 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.67%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) SSL
4 2 (4.44%) DSL
4 2 (4.44%) Kerberos
4 2 (4.44%) Multicast
4 2 (4.44%) SSH
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Big Data
1 7 (15.56%) Hadoop
1 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (13.33%) HBase
2 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.67%) MariaDB
4 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.44%) InfluxDB
5 2 (4.44%) OpenTSDB
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (4.44%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) Selenium
4 4 (8.89%) GitLab
4 4 (8.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.67%) JIRA
6 2 (4.44%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.44%) Gradle
7 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.22%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) PyCharm
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Police
2 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Operations Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Kafka
2 6 (13.33%) LDAP
2 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (13.33%) Ultra Messaging
3 5 (11.11%) Middleware
4 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) Django
5 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.22%) Express
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 19 (42.22%) DevOps
3 12 (26.67%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.22%) Scrum
6 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.33%) Auto-Scaling
8 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (13.33%) Compliance Management
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (13.33%) Market Research
8 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (13.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Python
2 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
3 11 (24.44%) Perl
4 9 (20.00%) Ruby
5 7 (15.56%) SQL
6 6 (13.33%) Java
6 6 (13.33%) R
7 3 (6.67%) C
7 3 (6.67%) Groovy
7 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.44%) Korn
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) C#
9 1 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) Go
9 1 (2.22%) Haskell
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.22%) Rust
9 1 (2.22%) Scala
9 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.67%) RHCSA
5 2 (4.44%) Master's Degree
5 2 (4.44%) RHCE
6 1 (2.22%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Docker
2 7 (15.56%) NFS
3 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Flume
5 2 (4.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (77.78%) Ansible
2 26 (57.78%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (37.78%) Kubernetes
4 14 (31.11%) Terraform
5 4 (8.89%) Packer
6 3 (6.67%) HAProxy
6 3 (6.67%) Prometheus
6 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
6 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (6.67%) vCenter Server
7 2 (4.44%) Consul
7 2 (4.44%) Mesos
7 2 (4.44%) WSUS
8 1 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (2.22%) Kibana
8 1 (2.22%) logstash
8 1 (2.22%) Nagios
8 1 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.78%) VMware
4 7 (15.56%) Google
5 6 (13.33%) Splunk
6 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
6 5 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.67%) Veritas
8 1 (2.22%) CA
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) Databricks
8 1 (2.22%) Juniper
8 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.22%) Sonatype