The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Oxford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 27 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.93% - 1.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% - 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
10 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.63% 11.48% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 13
Average daily rate £325 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Puppet
Oxfordshire

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Shibboleth
2 2 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (50.00%) WSGI
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) uWSGI
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) ODBC
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) uWSGI
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Regular Expression
1 2 (50.00%) WSGI
1 2 (50.00%) ODBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware