Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 87 82
Rank change year-on-year +54 -5 +76
Contract jobs citing Puppet 234 79 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.09% 2.24% 2.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.66% 15.93% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 52 61
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £287
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £490 £463
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.95% +15.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +27.69% -

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 739 496 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.23% 14.05% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 312 336
Hampshire median daily rate £463 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 16
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -65.22% +244.72%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.40 £29.88
90th Percentile £62.63 £27.39 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £28.75
% change year-on-year +19.30% -50.43% +43.75%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +17 52 £500 -4.76% 2
Portsmouth - 42 £525 -
Basingstoke +37 39 £500 +25.00% 4
Fleet +1 39 £350 - 2
Southampton +8 29 £525 +16.67% 7
Winchester -8 5 £463 +2.21%
Farnborough -16 1 £550 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £525 -
Havant - 1 - -
Andover - 1 £600 -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 181 (77.35%) Ansible
2 163 (69.66%) Opscode Chef
3 132 (56.41%) Amazon AWS
4 120 (51.28%) Linux
5 112 (47.86%) Java
6 111 (47.44%) Tomcat
7 98 (41.88%) NoSQL
8 96 (41.03%) JBoss
9 92 (39.32%) TDD
10 83 (35.47%) Jenkins
11 77 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
12 75 (32.05%) DevOps
13 72 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 70 (29.91%) Hadoop
14 70 (29.91%) MongoDB
15 69 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
16 67 (28.63%) Spring
16 67 (28.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 63 (26.92%) Software Engineering
17 63 (26.92%) Cobbler
18 62 (26.50%) BDD
18 62 (26.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 62 (26.50%) Hibernate
18 62 (26.50%) Jetty
18 62 (26.50%) Multithreading
18 62 (26.50%) Configuration Management
18 62 (26.50%) Greenfield Project
19 61 (26.07%) Git (software)
20 59 (25.21%) Red Hat
21 53 (22.65%) Windows

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
1 111 (47.44%) Tomcat
2 96 (41.03%) JBoss
3 62 (26.50%) Jetty
4 46 (19.66%) Apache
5 34 (14.53%) OpenStack
6 30 (12.82%) WebLogic
6 30 (12.82%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.42%) Confluence
8 5 (2.14%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.71%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.71%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 132 (56.41%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (26.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (9.83%) GitHub
4 21 (8.97%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (7.26%) IaaS
6 16 (6.84%) PaaS
7 6 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.71%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 3 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.28%) Datadog
9 3 (1.28%) SaaS
10 2 (0.85%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.54%) DNS
2 22 (9.40%) iSCSI
3 21 (8.97%) Firewall
3 21 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.56%) DHCP
4 6 (2.56%) NetScaler
5 5 (2.14%) Internet
5 5 (2.14%) LAN
5 5 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (2.14%) SSL
5 5 (2.14%) WAN
6 4 (1.71%) HTTP
6 4 (1.71%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.85%) Network Security
8 1 (0.43%) DSL
8 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (41.88%) NoSQL
2 70 (29.91%) Hadoop
2 70 (29.91%) MongoDB
3 51 (21.79%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (14.96%) MySQL
5 17 (7.26%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.99%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.56%) Big Data
9 5 (2.14%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.71%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.71%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.71%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (1.71%) Redis
11 3 (1.28%) Impala
11 3 (1.28%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.28%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 83 (35.47%) Jenkins
2 61 (26.07%) Git (software)
3 30 (12.82%) MSTest
3 30 (12.82%) NUnit
4 22 (9.40%) Selenium
5 18 (7.69%) Subversion
6 11 (4.70%) Vagrant
7 10 (4.27%) JIRA
8 6 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.14%) JMeter
9 5 (2.14%) Maven
10 3 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.28%) GitLab
10 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.85%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (0.43%) Local Government
2 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (42.74%) Developer
2 91 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 42 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
6 11 (4.70%) Architect
7 8 (3.42%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (3.42%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (2.99%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (2.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (2.99%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (2.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.14%) ForgeRock Developer
10 5 (2.14%) IAM Developer
10 5 (2.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.14%) Technical Manager
10 5 (2.14%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (1.71%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (28.63%) Spring
2 62 (26.50%) Hibernate
3 18 (7.69%) Middleware
4 10 (4.27%) SOAP
5 8 (3.42%) Kafka
6 7 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (2.99%) RESTful
7 6 (2.56%) LDAP
7 6 (2.56%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.14%) SAML
9 4 (1.71%) POSIX
9 4 (1.71%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (1.71%) Sensu
10 3 (1.28%) REST
11 2 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.50%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.56%) CMDB
4 6 (2.56%) PKI
5 4 (1.71%) iSeries
5 4 (1.71%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 120 (51.28%) Linux
2 72 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 53 (22.65%) Windows
4 26 (11.11%) Unix
5 25 (10.68%) CentOS
6 8 (3.42%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.99%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.56%) SUSE
9 3 (1.28%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (39.32%) TDD
2 77 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (32.05%) DevOps
4 69 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (28.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 63 (26.92%) Software Engineering
7 62 (26.50%) BDD
7 62 (26.50%) Configuration Management
7 62 (26.50%) Multithreading
8 44 (18.80%) Migration
9 40 (17.09%) ITIL
9 40 (17.09%) Performance Tuning
10 31 (13.25%) Scrum
11 30 (12.82%) OO
12 25 (10.68%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (10.26%) Capacity Management
13 24 (10.26%) Service Management
13 24 (10.26%) Test Scripting
14 23 (9.83%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (8.97%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 112 (47.86%) Java
2 21 (8.97%) Perl
3 13 (5.56%) Python
4 11 (4.70%) Bash Shell
4 11 (4.70%) SQL
5 9 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.42%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.99%) Ruby
8 4 (1.71%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Groovy
9 1 (0.43%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 46 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 43 (18.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.71%) RHCE
4 3 (1.28%) Degree
4 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (9.40%) NFS
3 20 (8.55%) Docker
4 12 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.56%) iptables
5 6 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.14%) OpenAM
6 5 (2.14%) OpenDJ
6 5 (2.14%) vSphere
7 4 (1.71%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.71%) KVM
7 4 (1.71%) Xen
8 3 (1.28%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.43%) HDFS
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 181 (77.35%) Ansible
2 163 (69.66%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (26.92%) Cobbler
4 30 (12.82%) Kubernetes
5 26 (11.11%) Terraform
6 23 (9.83%) SELinux
7 22 (9.40%) Red Hat Satellite
8 17 (7.26%) Packer
9 6 (2.56%) Consul
10 5 (2.14%) Kibana
10 5 (2.14%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (2.14%) yum
11 4 (1.71%) Grafana
11 4 (1.71%) logstash
11 4 (1.71%) Prometheus
11 4 (1.71%) Uchiwa
12 3 (1.28%) Ambari
12 3 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.43%) Oozie
Vendors
1 59 (25.21%) Red Hat
2 47 (20.09%) VMware
3 41 (17.52%) Microsoft
4 40 (17.09%) Oracle
5 20 (8.55%) Atlassian
6 16 (6.84%) CA
6 16 (6.84%) Cisco
7 14 (5.98%) ServiceNow
7 14 (5.98%) Splunk
8 10 (4.27%) BMC
8 10 (4.27%) Remedy
9 8 (3.42%) Citrix
10 5 (2.14%) Dynatrace
10 5 (2.14%) ForgeRock
10 5 (2.14%) McAfee
11 4 (1.71%) Databricks
11 4 (1.71%) Google
11 4 (1.71%) IBM
11 4 (1.71%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.28%) New Relic