Period
to 24 March 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 24 March 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 87 91
Rank change year-on-year +36 +4 +45
Contract jobs citing Puppet 181 81 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.74% 2.19% 2.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.16% 13.37% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 62 53
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +23.29%
10th Percentile £350 £302 £318
90th Percentile £578 £549 £538
South East median daily rate £500 £525 £463
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £61.25 -

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 692 606 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.12% 16.40% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 345 344
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +0.63% +4.61%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.27 £20.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.33% -31.03% +65.71%
10th Percentile £12.91 £15.11 £12.66
90th Percentile £63.75 £47.50 £74.34
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% -18.92% -43.08%

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Fareham +9 42 £500 -4.76%
Basingstoke - 39 £500 - 1
Fleet +7 32 £350 +6.06%
Portsmouth +11 26 £525 +10.53%
Southampton - 12 £438 - 1
Eastleigh - 10 £525 -
Havant +2 1 - -
Farnborough -11 1 £550 -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 144 (79.56%) Ansible
2 115 (63.54%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (57.46%) Amazon AWS
4 89 (49.17%) Java
4 89 (49.17%) Linux
5 86 (47.51%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (45.86%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (44.20%) Jenkins
8 69 (38.12%) TDD
9 67 (37.02%) NoSQL
10 66 (36.46%) Tomcat
11 64 (35.36%) DevOps
12 63 (34.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 63 (34.81%) PostgreSQL
13 53 (29.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 53 (29.28%) Git (software)
14 52 (28.73%) Configuration Management
15 48 (26.52%) JBoss
16 43 (23.76%) MySQL
17 42 (23.20%) Oracle
17 42 (23.20%) Red Hat
18 41 (22.65%) Windows
18 41 (22.65%) Migration
18 41 (22.65%) Kubernetes
19 40 (22.10%) OO
19 40 (22.10%) Microsoft
19 40 (22.10%) SC Cleared
19 40 (22.10%) Security Cleared
19 40 (22.10%) MongoDB
20 39 (21.55%) Spring

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 66 (36.46%) Tomcat
2 48 (26.52%) JBoss
3 38 (20.99%) Apache
4 33 (18.23%) OpenStack
5 32 (17.68%) WebLogic
5 32 (17.68%) WebSphere
6 22 (12.15%) Jetty
7 11 (6.08%) Confluence
8 5 (2.76%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.21%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 104 (57.46%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (34.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (12.71%) GitHub
4 22 (12.15%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (3.31%) IaaS
5 6 (3.31%) PaaS
5 6 (3.31%) SaaS
6 5 (2.76%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.21%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 3 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.66%) Datadog
9 2 (1.10%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.55%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.73%) iSCSI
2 13 (7.18%) DNS
3 12 (6.63%) Firewall
4 11 (6.08%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.87%) NetScaler
6 5 (2.76%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (2.76%) SSL
7 2 (1.10%) Internet
7 2 (1.10%) LAN
7 2 (1.10%) Network Security
7 2 (1.10%) WAN
8 1 (0.55%) DHCP
8 1 (0.55%) DSL
8 1 (0.55%) HTTP
8 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.55%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (37.02%) NoSQL
2 63 (34.81%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (23.76%) MySQL
4 40 (22.10%) MongoDB
5 33 (18.23%) Hadoop
6 17 (9.39%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (8.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (4.42%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.31%) Big Data
10 5 (2.76%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (2.21%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (2.21%) Data Lake
11 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.21%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.66%) Geospatial Data
12 3 (1.66%) Impala
12 3 (1.66%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 80 (44.20%) Jenkins
2 53 (29.28%) Git (software)
3 32 (17.68%) MSTest
3 32 (17.68%) NUnit
4 24 (13.26%) Vagrant
5 22 (12.15%) Selenium
6 19 (10.50%) JIRA
7 17 (9.39%) Subversion
8 12 (6.63%) JUnit
8 12 (6.63%) Mockito
9 10 (5.52%) Maven
10 6 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.76%) Artifactory
11 5 (2.76%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.76%) git-flow
11 5 (2.76%) JMeter
12 4 (2.21%) GitLab
12 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (9.39%) Finance
2 5 (2.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (37.57%) Developer
2 60 (33.15%) Java Developer
3 38 (20.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.39%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (7.18%) Middleware Engineer
6 10 (5.52%) Development Team Leader
6 10 (5.52%) Java Development Team Leader
6 10 (5.52%) Java Team Leader
6 10 (5.52%) Team Leader
7 9 (4.97%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (4.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (3.87%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.87%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.31%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.76%) IAM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.55%) Spring
2 35 (19.34%) Hibernate
3 18 (9.94%) ActiveMQ
3 18 (9.94%) Kafka
3 18 (9.94%) Spring Boot
4 16 (8.84%) Middleware
5 15 (8.29%) RESTful
6 14 (7.73%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (7.18%) JMS
8 9 (4.97%) JPA
9 6 (3.31%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.31%) Node.js
9 6 (3.31%) React
10 5 (2.76%) SAML
11 4 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (1.66%) Apache NiFi
13 2 (1.10%) LDAP
13 2 (1.10%) SOAP
14 1 (0.55%) .NET
14 1 (0.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.08%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.87%) CMDB
5 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) PKI
7 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 89 (49.17%) Linux
2 53 (29.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (22.65%) Windows
4 18 (9.94%) CentOS
4 18 (9.94%) Unix
5 9 (4.97%) VMS
6 8 (4.42%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.66%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) SUSE
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (47.51%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (45.86%) Continuous Integration
3 69 (38.12%) TDD
4 64 (35.36%) DevOps
5 52 (28.73%) Configuration Management
6 41 (22.65%) Migration
7 40 (22.10%) OO
8 34 (18.78%) Scrum
9 31 (17.13%) Performance Tuning
10 29 (16.02%) ITIL
10 29 (16.02%) Kanban
10 29 (16.02%) Microservices
10 29 (16.02%) Multithreading
11 28 (15.47%) High Availability
12 27 (14.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 25 (13.81%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (12.71%) Software Engineering
15 22 (12.15%) BDD
15 22 (12.15%) Capacity Management
16 21 (11.60%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 89 (49.17%) Java
2 26 (14.36%) SQL
3 23 (12.71%) Java 8
4 11 (6.08%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.08%) Perl
5 9 (4.97%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.97%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.42%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.76%) Python
8 3 (1.66%) C
9 1 (0.55%) C++
9 1 (0.55%) Groovy
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (22.10%) SC Cleared
1 40 (22.10%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.76%) RHCSA
3 4 (2.21%) Degree
4 3 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (16.57%) Docker
2 14 (7.73%) NFS
3 11 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.87%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.76%) OpenAM
5 5 (2.76%) OpenDJ
5 5 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.66%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.66%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.55%) HDFS
8 1 (0.55%) iptables
8 1 (0.55%) KVM
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 144 (79.56%) Ansible
2 115 (63.54%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (22.65%) Kubernetes
4 29 (16.02%) Terraform
5 22 (12.15%) Cobbler
6 18 (9.94%) Packer
7 11 (6.08%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (6.08%) SELinux
8 6 (3.31%) Ambari
9 5 (2.76%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (2.76%) ZABBIX
10 4 (2.21%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.66%) Consul
11 3 (1.66%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.55%) Grafana
12 1 (0.55%) logstash
12 1 (0.55%) Oozie
12 1 (0.55%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.55%) Uchiwa
12 1 (0.55%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (23.20%) Oracle
1 42 (23.20%) Red Hat
2 40 (22.10%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.60%) VMware
4 20 (11.05%) Atlassian
5 16 (8.84%) ServiceNow
6 10 (5.52%) Cisco
7 9 (4.97%) CA
7 9 (4.97%) Splunk
8 8 (4.42%) Citrix
9 6 (3.31%) McAfee
10 5 (2.76%) Databricks
10 5 (2.76%) Dynatrace
10 5 (2.76%) ForgeRock
11 4 (2.21%) Google
12 3 (1.66%) New Relic
13 2 (1.10%) BMC
13 2 (1.10%) Remedy
14 1 (0.55%) HP
14 1 (0.55%) Tableau