Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 85 68
Rank change year-on-year +41 -17 +67
Contract jobs citing Puppet 176 78 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.82% 2.24% 2.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.80% 16.22% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 52 70
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +7.87%
10th Percentile £350 £351 £313
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
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 633 481 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.32% 13.84% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 303 346
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £320 £250 £260
90th Percentile £575 £528 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 27
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.00 £21.63 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -58.80% +212.04%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.40 £22.20
90th Percentile £45.05 £43.75 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year +16.67% -45.21% +30.36%

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 October 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 20 October 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
Southampton +11 36 £525 +16.67%
Fleet -1 28 £350 - 4
Portsmouth - 26 £525 -
Basingstoke +30 25 £480 +20.00% 9
Fareham +18 24 £500 -4.76% 3
Winchester -15 6 £463 +2.78% 1
Andover - 1 £600 -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 129 (73.30%) Opscode Chef
2 122 (69.32%) Ansible
3 95 (53.98%) Linux
4 86 (48.86%) Amazon AWS
5 74 (42.05%) JBoss
6 73 (41.48%) Tomcat
6 73 (41.48%) Java
7 68 (38.64%) NoSQL
7 68 (38.64%) DevOps
8 66 (37.50%) Jenkins
9 59 (33.52%) TDD
9 59 (33.52%) Hadoop
10 58 (32.95%) MongoDB
11 55 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (28.41%) Configuration Management
13 49 (27.84%) Git (software)
14 48 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 48 (27.27%) Cobbler
14 48 (27.27%) Software Engineering
14 48 (27.27%) Spring
15 47 (26.70%) Hibernate
15 47 (26.70%) Jetty
15 47 (26.70%) Multithreading
15 47 (26.70%) BDD
15 47 (26.70%) Greenfield Project
15 47 (26.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 43 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (23.86%) Red Hat
17 42 (23.86%) Windows
18 39 (22.16%) Apache

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 74 (42.05%) JBoss
2 73 (41.48%) Tomcat
3 47 (26.70%) Jetty
4 39 (22.16%) Apache
5 16 (9.09%) OpenStack
6 12 (6.82%) WebLogic
6 12 (6.82%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.41%) Apache Solr
7 6 (3.41%) Apache Spark
7 6 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.27%) Confluence
9 3 (1.70%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 86 (48.86%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (22.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (13.07%) PaaS
4 20 (11.36%) IaaS
5 14 (7.95%) GitHub
6 13 (7.39%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (4.55%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 3 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.70%) Azure Functions
8 3 (1.70%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.70%) SaaS
8 3 (1.70%) Serverless
9 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.64%) DNS
2 18 (10.23%) iSCSI
3 16 (9.09%) Firewall
3 16 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.55%) DHCP
5 7 (3.98%) Internet
6 5 (2.84%) SSL
7 4 (2.27%) HTTP
7 4 (2.27%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.27%) LAN
7 4 (2.27%) WAN
8 1 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (38.64%) NoSQL
2 59 (33.52%) Hadoop
3 58 (32.95%) MongoDB
4 28 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (9.09%) MySQL
6 11 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (6.25%) Big Data
7 9 (5.11%) Data Lake
8 8 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
8 8 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.55%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (2.27%) Redis
10 3 (1.70%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.70%) Impala
10 3 (1.70%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 66 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 49 (27.84%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.39%) Selenium
4 12 (6.82%) MSTest
4 12 (6.82%) NUnit
5 11 (6.25%) Subversion
6 7 (3.98%) JIRA
7 3 (1.70%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.14%) GitLab
9 1 (0.57%) JMeter
9 1 (0.57%) Maven
9 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (8.52%) Finance
2 5 (2.84%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (36.36%) Developer
2 59 (33.52%) Java Developer
3 34 (19.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (7.39%) Middleware Engineer
6 12 (6.82%) Architect
6 12 (6.82%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (3.41%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (3.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (2.84%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (2.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.27%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (1.70%) Azure DevOps
10 3 (1.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 3 (1.70%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (1.70%) Big Data Developer
10 3 (1.70%) Consultant
10 3 (1.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 3 (1.70%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (1.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.27%) Spring
2 47 (26.70%) Hibernate
3 13 (7.39%) Middleware
4 12 (6.82%) SOAP
5 10 (5.68%) Kafka
6 8 (4.55%) LDAP
7 6 (3.41%) REST
7 6 (3.41%) RESTful
8 4 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (2.27%) POSIX
8 4 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.27%) SAML
8 4 (2.27%) Sensu
9 3 (1.70%) .NET
9 3 (1.70%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.70%) JSON
10 1 (0.57%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.70%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.55%) PKI
2 8 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.84%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.27%) iSeries
4 4 (2.27%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 95 (53.98%) Linux
2 48 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (23.86%) Windows
4 21 (11.93%) Unix
5 12 (6.82%) CentOS
6 8 (4.55%) SUSE
6 8 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.57%) AIX
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (38.64%) DevOps
2 59 (33.52%) TDD
3 55 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (28.41%) Configuration Management
5 48 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 47 (26.70%) BDD
6 47 (26.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 47 (26.70%) Multithreading
7 43 (24.43%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (20.45%) ITIL
9 29 (16.48%) Performance Tuning
10 26 (14.77%) Scrum
11 25 (14.20%) Service Management
12 22 (12.50%) Migration
13 20 (11.36%) Test Scripting
14 19 (10.80%) Capacity Management
15 18 (10.23%) Collaborative Working
16 17 (9.66%) User Stories
17 16 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
18 14 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.48%) Java
2 16 (9.09%) Perl
3 15 (8.52%) SQL
4 13 (7.39%) Python
5 10 (5.68%) Ruby
6 9 (5.11%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.27%) PHP
8 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (21.02%) Security Cleared
2 34 (19.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.70%) RHCE
4 2 (1.14%) Degree
4 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (10.80%) Docker
2 18 (10.23%) NFS
3 15 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.95%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.55%) iptables
6 5 (2.84%) vSphere
7 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
7 4 (2.27%) KVM
7 4 (2.27%) Xen
8 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.57%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.57%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 129 (73.30%) Opscode Chef
2 122 (69.32%) Ansible
3 48 (27.27%) Cobbler
4 20 (11.36%) Kubernetes
4 20 (11.36%) SELinux
5 19 (10.80%) Terraform
6 17 (9.66%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (3.98%) yum
8 6 (3.41%) Kibana
9 5 (2.84%) Consul
10 4 (2.27%) Grafana
10 4 (2.27%) logstash
10 4 (2.27%) Prometheus
10 4 (2.27%) Uchiwa
11 3 (1.70%) Ambari
11 3 (1.70%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (23.86%) Red Hat
2 39 (22.16%) VMware
3 22 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 21 (11.93%) Oracle
5 14 (7.95%) CA
6 12 (6.82%) Atlassian
7 10 (5.68%) BMC
7 10 (5.68%) Remedy
8 8 (4.55%) Cisco
9 7 (3.98%) Splunk
10 6 (3.41%) Databricks
10 6 (3.41%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.27%) IBM
11 4 (2.27%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.70%) Citrix
13 2 (1.14%) Infoblox
14 1 (0.57%) Dynatrace
14 1 (0.57%) ForgeRock
14 1 (0.57%) SAP
14 1 (0.57%) Tableau