Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 85 101
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 +7
Contract jobs citing Puppet 90 105 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.42% 2.46% 1.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.56% 16.08% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 70 60
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +12.59%
10th Percentile £387 £313 £310
90th Percentile £543 £489 £450
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 485 653 540
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 13.05% 15.28% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 391 321
Hampshire median daily rate £401 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £266 £300 £263
90th Percentile £528 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 12
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.50 £26.63 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.52% +58.25% -60.41%
10th Percentile £10.13 £17.45 £12.24
90th Percentile £46.38 £58.75 £21.73
South East median hourly rate £14.68 £24.53 £19.50
% change year-on-year -40.18% +25.79% -2.50%

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 20 July 2017.

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 20 July 2017. 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
Winchester +20 15 £425 -3.41% 1
Southampton -10 8 £510 +20.00% 1
Fareham +1 7 £500 -4.76%
Basingstoke - 5 £400 -
Eastleigh - 3 £500 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £525 -
Aldershot - 2 £338 -
Hook - 2 £513 -
Fleet +1 1 - -
Farnborough -2 1 - - 4
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 75 (83.33%) Linux
2 56 (62.22%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 51 (56.67%) DevOps
5 39 (43.33%) Security Cleared
5 39 (43.33%) VMware
6 37 (41.11%) SC Cleared
7 36 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (37.78%) Jenkins
9 33 (36.67%) SQL
10 31 (34.44%) Ansible
10 31 (34.44%) Git (software)
11 27 (30.00%) JBoss
11 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (24.44%) Perl
13 21 (23.33%) Apache
13 21 (23.33%) Python
14 20 (22.22%) Unix
14 20 (22.22%) Windows
14 20 (22.22%) Oracle
14 20 (22.22%) OpenStack
14 20 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (21.11%) Splunk
16 18 (20.00%) Docker
16 18 (20.00%) Java
16 18 (20.00%) Tomcat
16 18 (20.00%) Configuration Management
16 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP

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 27 (30.00%) JBoss
2 21 (23.33%) Apache
3 20 (22.22%) OpenStack
4 18 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.44%) Confluence
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.11%) CICS
8 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.11%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.33%) SaaS
3 8 (8.89%) IaaS
3 8 (8.89%) PaaS
4 5 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.22%) GitHub
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.11%) Office 365
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (17.78%) DNS
3 15 (16.67%) Firewall
4 13 (14.44%) SSL
5 12 (13.33%) HTTP
6 11 (12.22%) HTTPS
6 11 (12.22%) LAN
6 11 (12.22%) WAN
7 4 (4.44%) DHCP
7 4 (4.44%) LDAP
8 3 (3.33%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.22%) Network Security
9 2 (2.22%) SAN
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.11%) MPLS
10 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.11%) VPN
10 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (17.78%) MongoDB
3 15 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (13.33%) Redis
5 11 (12.22%) MySQL
5 11 (12.22%) RDBMS
5 11 (12.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.11%) Big Data
8 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (37.78%) Jenkins
2 31 (34.44%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.89%) JIRA
4 5 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.11%) gulp
6 1 (1.11%) Hudson
6 1 (1.11%) Maven
6 1 (1.11%) Protractor
6 1 (1.11%) RSpec
6 1 (1.11%) Selenium
6 1 (1.11%) Subversion
6 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Local Government
3 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Linux Specialist
3 8 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (7.78%) Applications Specialist
4 7 (7.78%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Architect
5 6 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Consultant
5 6 (6.67%) Unix Specialist
6 5 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) BSS Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (4.44%) OSS Architect
8 3 (3.33%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 13 (14.44%) Elastic Stack
3 12 (13.33%) Sensu
4 11 (12.22%) Java EE
5 4 (4.44%) CGI
5 4 (4.44%) Web Services
6 3 (3.33%) JAAS
6 3 (3.33%) JMS
6 3 (3.33%) JMX
6 3 (3.33%) JNDI
6 3 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.33%) REST
7 2 (2.22%) Node.js
7 2 (2.22%) OAuth
8 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.11%) Kafka
8 1 (1.11%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Video on Demand
2 10 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.11%) PKI
6 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (83.33%) Linux
2 36 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (22.22%) Unix
3 20 (22.22%) Windows
4 17 (18.89%) CentOS
5 3 (3.33%) AIX
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
7 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.67%) DevOps
2 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 15 (16.67%) ITIL
5 13 (14.44%) Open Source
6 11 (12.22%) DRM
7 10 (11.11%) Service Management
8 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.78%) Patch Management
9 7 (7.78%) Project Management
10 6 (6.67%) Capacity Management
10 6 (6.67%) SDLC
11 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.56%) Scrum
11 5 (5.56%) SIEM
12 4 (4.44%) SOA
13 3 (3.33%) Change Management
14 2 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.67%) SQL
2 22 (24.44%) Perl
3 21 (23.33%) Python
4 18 (20.00%) Java
5 15 (16.67%) PHP
6 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.67%) Ruby
8 2 (2.22%) C
8 2 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) C#
9 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) Scala
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 37 (41.11%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.78%) CISSP
3 16 (17.78%) RHCE
4 14 (15.56%) RHCSA
5 5 (5.56%) GCIH
5 5 (5.56%) GIAC
6 3 (3.33%) Degree
7 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.11%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.00%) Docker
3 15 (16.67%) KVM
3 15 (16.67%) Xen
4 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.33%) vSphere
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.11%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (62.22%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (34.44%) Ansible
3 13 (14.44%) logstash
4 12 (13.33%) Grafana
4 12 (13.33%) Kubernetes
5 9 (10.00%) Cobbler
6 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (4.44%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.33%) Ambari
9 2 (2.22%) Consul
9 2 (2.22%) SCCM
9 2 (2.22%) SELinux
9 2 (2.22%) vCenter Server
9 2 (2.22%) vRealize
9 2 (2.22%) WSUS
10 1 (1.11%) Kibana
10 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (1.11%) PowerCLI
10 1 (1.11%) Rsyslog
10 1 (1.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 39 (43.33%) VMware
3 20 (22.22%) Oracle
4 19 (21.11%) Splunk
5 12 (13.33%) SaltStack
6 7 (7.78%) Arqiva
7 4 (4.44%) IBM
8 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.22%) Remedy
9 2 (2.22%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.11%) Apple
10 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco
10 1 (1.11%) Citrix
10 1 (1.11%) F5
10 1 (1.11%) Google
10 1 (1.11%) HP
10 1 (1.11%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.11%) Symantec
10 1 (1.11%) Veritas