Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 October 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 23 47
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24 -34
Contract jobs citing Puppet 6 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.28% 5.25% 3.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.22% 36.76% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 17
Southampton median daily rate £450 £431 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +7.68% +9.73%
10th Percentile £438 £376 £330
90th Percentile £545 £444 £443
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +11.76% +7.87% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Southampton with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 27 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.77% 14.29% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 51
Southampton median daily rate £438 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% +0.21%
10th Percentile £249 £220 £263
90th Percentile £544 £444 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate £20.12 - £19.50
10th Percentile £20.02 - £17.25
90th Percentile £27.52 - £21.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.12 £35.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year -43.32% +111.00% -68.70%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Southampton

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Puppet in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 5 (83.33%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) OAuth
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Xen
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) OAuth
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) DRM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) RHCA
1 1 (16.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Grafana
3 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (16.67%) logstash
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk