Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 76 152
Rank change year-on-year 0 +76 -81
Contract jobs citing Puppet 86 98 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.41% 2.63% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.63% 21.63% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 19
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +8.39% +4.73%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £330
90th Percentile £538 £548 £450
South East median daily rate £500 £460 £400
% change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -11.11%
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 438 453 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.26% 12.16% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 295 231
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £478
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 12
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £29.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.05% +70.71% -19.95%
10th Percentile £10.40 £13.61 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.53 £56.13
South East median hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.27% -7.50% -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Fareham +13 15 £500 -4.76%
Winchester -6 12 £453 +2.84%
Fleet +4 10 £350 -6.67% 1
Southampton -2 3 £450 -2.70% 3
Farnborough +5 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £400 - 3
Aldershot - 1 £300 -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 72 (83.72%) Linux
2 54 (62.79%) Jenkins
3 47 (54.65%) DevOps
4 36 (41.86%) Red Hat
5 31 (36.05%) JBoss
5 31 (36.05%) Git (software)
6 30 (34.88%) SC Cleared
6 30 (34.88%) Security Cleared
6 30 (34.88%) Apache
7 29 (33.72%) VMware
8 28 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (31.40%) Tomcat
9 27 (31.40%) Unix
10 26 (30.23%) Windows
11 23 (26.74%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (25.58%) Ansible
13 21 (24.42%) Oracle
14 19 (22.09%) Perl
15 18 (20.93%) PaaS
15 18 (20.93%) IaaS
16 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Satellite
16 17 (19.77%) Finance
17 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
17 16 (18.60%) Collaborative Working
18 15 (17.44%) DNS
18 15 (17.44%) Middleware
19 14 (16.28%) Service Management
19 14 (16.28%) Migration
19 14 (16.28%) Firewall
19 14 (16.28%) ITIL

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 31 (36.05%) JBoss
2 30 (34.88%) Apache
3 27 (31.40%) Tomcat
4 10 (11.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (6.98%) Apache Spark
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.93%) IaaS
1 18 (20.93%) PaaS
2 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.63%) GitHub
4 6 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.65%) SaaS
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 15 (17.44%) DNS
3 14 (16.28%) Firewall
4 4 (4.65%) SSL
5 3 (3.49%) DHCP
5 3 (3.49%) LDAP
6 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.33%) SAN
6 2 (2.33%) SMS
7 1 (1.16%) NAS
7 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) Big Data
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (62.79%) Jenkins
2 31 (36.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.63%) Cucumber
3 10 (11.63%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (8.14%) Bitbucket
4 7 (8.14%) JIRA
5 6 (6.98%) gulp
5 6 (6.98%) Protractor
5 6 (6.98%) Selenium
6 2 (2.33%) GitLab
7 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Local Government
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Consultant
3 11 (12.79%) Middleware Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Development Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Architect
5 7 (8.14%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) BSS Architect
7 4 (4.65%) OSS Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Middleware Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Unix Specialist
8 3 (3.49%) Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (3.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) Middleware
2 6 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
2 6 (6.98%) Kafka
2 6 (6.98%) Node.js
2 6 (6.98%) WireMock
3 5 (5.81%) OAuth
3 5 (5.81%) REST
3 5 (5.81%) SOAP
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) JAAS
4 1 (1.16%) Java EE
4 1 (1.16%) JMS
4 1 (1.16%) JMX
4 1 (1.16%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.16%) Clustering
3 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 72 (83.72%) Linux
2 28 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (31.40%) Unix
4 26 (30.23%) Windows
5 4 (4.65%) AIX
6 2 (2.33%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.65%) DevOps
2 16 (18.60%) Collaborative Working
3 14 (16.28%) ITIL
3 14 (16.28%) Migration
3 14 (16.28%) Service Management
4 13 (15.12%) Scrum
5 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.63%) User Stories
7 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.47%) Task Automation
8 8 (9.30%) Project Management
8 8 (9.30%) Workflow
9 7 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.14%) Security Hardening
10 6 (6.98%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.98%) SDLC
10 6 (6.98%) Server Hardening
11 5 (5.81%) Change Management
11 5 (5.81%) SOA
11 5 (5.81%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) Perl
2 13 (15.12%) Java
3 10 (11.63%) SQL
4 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.81%) Python
6 4 (4.65%) Ruby
7 3 (3.49%) C
8 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) SC Cleared
1 30 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) CISSP
3 3 (3.49%) GCIH
3 3 (3.49%) GIAC
3 3 (3.49%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.33%) RHCE
5 1 (1.16%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Virtual Servers
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) NFS
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Corosync
4 1 (1.16%) KVM
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (26.74%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (25.58%) Ansible
3 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Satellite
4 12 (13.95%) SELinux
5 7 (8.14%) ZABBIX
6 5 (5.81%) Ambari
6 5 (5.81%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.16%) Nagios
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.16%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.16%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.16%) SCCM
7 1 (1.16%) Terraform
7 1 (1.16%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.16%) vMotion
7 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Red Hat
2 29 (33.72%) VMware
3 21 (24.42%) Oracle
4 6 (6.98%) CA
5 5 (5.81%) Splunk
6 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.16%) Apple
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas
7 1 (1.16%) Zerto