The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 32 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing Puppet 9 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.75% 1.46% 5.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.50% 16.67% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.98% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
24 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.34% 8.76% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 22
Median daily rate £450 £165 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £130 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £330 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.85 £115.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.08% +283.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Python
2 17 (62.96%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (48.15%) Docker
3 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
4 12 (44.44%) Ansible
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
6 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
7 9 (33.33%) DevOps
7 9 (33.33%) Subversion
8 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
9 7 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (22.22%) GitHub
10 6 (22.22%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) Java
10 6 (22.22%) MySQL
10 6 (22.22%) Ruby
11 5 (18.52%) Terraform
11 5 (18.52%) Microservices
11 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (18.52%) NUnit
11 5 (18.52%) Perforce
11 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 5 (18.52%) Gradle
11 5 (18.52%) Node.js
11 5 (18.52%) MSBuild
11 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (18.52%) nginx
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (22.22%) GitHub
3 5 (18.52%) PaaS
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.70%) Route 53
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) IPv4
1 4 (14.81%) IPv6
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Redis
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
3 9 (33.33%) Subversion
4 5 (18.52%) Gradle
4 5 (18.52%) MSBuild
4 5 (18.52%) NUnit
4 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
4 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
5 3 (11.11%) CMake
5 3 (11.11%) Hudson
6 2 (7.41%) Ant
6 2 (7.41%) Maven
6 2 (7.41%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.70%) JIRA
7 1 (3.70%) JUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.70%) Mockito
General
1 2 (7.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Administrator
1 9 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 9 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Build Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Build Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) AWS Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
1 5 (18.52%) Node.js
2 3 (11.11%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) Grails
3 2 (7.41%) Java EE
3 2 (7.41%) JMS
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) JSF
3 2 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) J2SE
4 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.70%) POSIX
4 1 (3.70%) React
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) CentOS
4 3 (11.11%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
3 9 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Microservices
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Build Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.70%) High Availability
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) TDD
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Ruby
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) XPath
5 1 (3.70%) AWK
5 1 (3.70%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) iptables
3 1 (3.70%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (44.44%) Ansible
3 5 (18.52%) Terraform
4 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) Perforce
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Isilon
5 1 (3.70%) Zend