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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 86 73
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 46 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.45% 1.85% 2.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.35% 13.42% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 37
Median daily rate £469 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.20% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £316 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £412 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £385
% change year-on-year +5.55% +16.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 226 313 287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.05% 13.76% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 187 162
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.45 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.44% +39.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.89 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -20.51% +11.46%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 8 £425 -
Fareham - 5 £500 -
Southampton -3 3 £538 +28.74% 1
Aldershot - 2 £338 -
Portsmouth - 2 £525 -
Hook - 2 £513 -
Basingstoke - 1 £600 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (77.50%) Linux
2 49 (61.25%) Red Hat
3 46 (57.50%) VMware
4 40 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (48.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (47.50%) DevOps
7 37 (46.25%) Security Cleared
8 35 (43.75%) SC Cleared
9 23 (28.75%) Jenkins
9 23 (28.75%) SQL
10 21 (26.25%) JBoss
11 20 (25.00%) Apache
12 18 (22.50%) ITIL
12 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (21.25%) Unix
13 17 (21.25%) Windows
13 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
13 17 (21.25%) Python
14 16 (20.00%) Java
14 16 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 15 (18.75%) Ansible
15 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (16.25%) DNS
16 13 (16.25%) RHCSA
17 12 (15.00%) CISSP
17 12 (15.00%) Perl
17 12 (15.00%) Service Management
17 12 (15.00%) Firewall
18 10 (12.50%) RHCE

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 21 (26.25%) JBoss
2 20 (25.00%) Apache
3 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
4 9 (11.25%) OpenStack
5 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
5 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.25%) CICS
7 1 (1.25%) Confluence
7 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.25%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) SaaS
2 9 (11.25%) IaaS
2 9 (11.25%) PaaS
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) DNS
2 12 (15.00%) Firewall
3 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.75%) SMTP
5 6 (7.50%) Internet
5 6 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (7.50%) MPLS
6 5 (6.25%) LDAP
6 5 (6.25%) SSL
7 4 (5.00%) HTTP
7 4 (5.00%) LAN
7 4 (5.00%) WAN
8 3 (3.75%) DHCP
8 3 (3.75%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.50%) VPN
9 2 (2.50%) Wireless
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.25%) SAN
10 1 (1.25%) VLAN
10 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.75%) DB2
3 7 (8.75%) IBM BigInsights
3 7 (8.75%) Neo4j
4 6 (7.50%) Redis
5 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.75%) MySQL
8 1 (1.25%) Big Data
8 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (28.75%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.25%) Hudson
4 1 (1.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) RSpec
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.25%) Back Office
2 1 (1.25%) Banking
2 1 (1.25%) Billing
2 1 (1.25%) Electronics
2 1 (1.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.25%) Marketing
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) Linux Specialist
3 8 (10.00%) Architect
4 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (8.75%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Unix Specialist
5 6 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) CISSP Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (6.25%) Java EE
3 4 (5.00%) CGI
3 4 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (3.75%) REST
4 3 (3.75%) Sensu
4 3 (3.75%) Web Services
5 2 (2.50%) Middleware
5 2 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (1.25%) .NET
6 1 (1.25%) Akka
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.25%) JAAS
6 1 (1.25%) JMS
6 1 (1.25%) JMX
6 1 (1.25%) JNDI
6 1 (1.25%) Node.js
6 1 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.25%) SAML
6 1 (1.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.50%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.00%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) CMDB
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Replication
7 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (77.50%) Linux
2 39 (48.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (21.25%) Unix
3 17 (21.25%) Windows
4 9 (11.25%) CentOS
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.75%) AIX
7 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) DevOps
2 18 (22.50%) ITIL
3 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.00%) Service Management
5 9 (11.25%) Capacity Management
5 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.25%) Project Management
6 8 (10.00%) Network Design
7 7 (8.75%) Change Management
7 7 (8.75%) Information Assurance
7 7 (8.75%) Patch Management
7 7 (8.75%) Scrum
7 7 (8.75%) Server Hardening
7 7 (8.75%) SIEM
8 6 (7.50%) Computer Security
8 6 (7.50%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.50%) Open Source
8 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) Python
3 16 (20.00%) Java
4 12 (15.00%) Perl
5 5 (6.25%) PHP
5 5 (6.25%) Ruby
6 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.50%) C
7 2 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) C#
8 1 (1.25%) Scala
8 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) Security Cleared
2 35 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.25%) RHCSA
4 12 (15.00%) CISSP
5 10 (12.50%) RHCE
6 7 (8.75%) GCIH
6 7 (8.75%) GIAC
7 3 (3.75%) Degree
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.00%) Docker
3 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.00%) KVM
4 4 (5.00%) Xen
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
6 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (18.75%) Ansible
3 8 (10.00%) Cobbler
4 7 (8.75%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (5.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.00%) logstash
6 4 (5.00%) WSUS
7 3 (3.75%) Grafana
7 3 (3.75%) Terraform
8 2 (2.50%) SCCM
8 2 (2.50%) vRealize
9 1 (1.25%) Kibana
9 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.25%) Rsyslog
9 1 (1.25%) Salt
9 1 (1.25%) SCOM
9 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (61.25%) Red Hat
2 46 (57.50%) VMware
3 10 (12.50%) IBM
3 10 (12.50%) Splunk
4 7 (8.75%) SaltStack
5 5 (6.25%) Arqiva
6 4 (5.00%) BMC
6 4 (5.00%) CA
6 4 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle
6 4 (5.00%) Remedy
7 3 (3.75%) Cisco
8 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.25%) Citrix
9 1 (1.25%) F5
9 1 (1.25%) Google
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.25%) SAP
9 1 (1.25%) Symantec
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Rate: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £620 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Rate: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago