The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 20 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 24 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.74% - 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.00% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Puppet
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Systems Management Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
48 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.48% 4.05% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 7
Average daily rate £475 £313 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £295 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Oxford region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet.

1 24 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) PHP
4 13 (54.17%) MySQL
4 13 (54.17%) UNIX
4 13 (54.17%) Apache
4 13 (54.17%) Python
4 13 (54.17%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (45.83%) Subversion
5 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
5 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
5 11 (45.83%) uWSGI
5 11 (45.83%) Regular Expression
5 11 (45.83%) WSGI
5 11 (45.83%) Shibboleth
5 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
6 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 10 (41.67%) Migration
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle
7 9 (37.50%) Web Services
7 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (29.17%) Network Security
9 7 (29.17%) CMS
10 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 6 (25.00%) Wiki
11 5 (20.83%) JIRA
11 5 (20.83%) Publishing

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (54.17%) Apache
2 11 (45.83%) uWSGI
3 7 (29.17%) CMS
4 5 (20.83%) Confluence
5 4 (16.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) MySQL
1 13 (54.17%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Subversion
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
1 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Regular Expression
1 11 (45.83%) WSGI
2 9 (37.50%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) ODBC
4 4 (16.67%) Django
5 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (25.00%) Wiki
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) UNIX
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (41.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) PHP
2 13 (54.17%) Python
3 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle