Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 44 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 -18
Contract jobs citing Puppet 11 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.68% 0.84% 4.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.64% 15.38% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Southampton median daily rate £525 £525 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.75% +8.44%
10th Percentile £459 £467 £404
90th Percentile £563 £573 £451
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £456 £400
% change year-on-year +4.11% +14.06% +6.67%
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 56 26 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 13.66% 5.45% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 38
Southampton median daily rate £488 £511 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +29.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £350 £293 £252
90th Percentile £600 £632 £514
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Southampton median hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.48% +47.62% +52.73%
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -31.03% +10.48% +56.02%

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 23 May 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (81.82%) Terraform
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (81.82%) Big Data
3 7 (63.64%) Data Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) NoSQL
3 7 (63.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (63.64%) Data Lake
3 7 (63.64%) Geospatial Data
3 7 (63.64%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 7 (63.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Apache
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Data Architecture
4 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
4 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (36.36%) Kafka
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling

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 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Pig
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 4 (36.36%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (27.27%) PaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Serverless
6 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Big Data
2 7 (63.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 7 (63.64%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (63.64%) Cosmos DB
2 7 (63.64%) Data Lake
2 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (63.64%) Geospatial Data
2 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 7 (63.64%) NoSQL
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
4 3 (27.27%) Impala
4 3 (27.27%) Neo4j
5 2 (18.18%) Looker
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (18.18%) Power BI
5 2 (18.18%) QlikView
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Kafka
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) SAML
3 1 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) Data Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) Data Architecture
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
5 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (27.27%) Data Ingestion
7 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Business Analytics
7 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
7 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
7 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (81.82%) Terraform
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Databricks
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Tableau
4 1 (9.09%) VMware