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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 34 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.63% 0.90% -
As % of the Systems Management category 54.17% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
Puppet
Oxfordshire

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 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.70% 6.28% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 13
Average daily rate £463 £350 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (60.00%) Ansible
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) XML
4 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (55.00%) TDD
5 10 (50.00%) Spring
5 10 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 10 (50.00%) MVC
5 10 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 10 (50.00%) JUnit
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
5 10 (50.00%) BDD
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle
7 8 (40.00%) XSLT
7 8 (40.00%) Mockito
8 7 (35.00%) SDLC
8 7 (35.00%) Web Services
8 7 (35.00%) Linux
9 6 (30.00%) Python
9 6 (30.00%) DevOps
10 5 (25.00%) Amazon S3
10 5 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (25.00%) Ruby
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (20.00%) Web Development
12 3 (15.00%) Red Hat

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.00%) IaaS
3 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.00%) HBase
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) JUnit
2 8 (40.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) XML
2 10 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 10 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) XSLT
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) XHTML
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) LAMP
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) Dojo
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) WPF
5 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (55.00%) TDD
2 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (35.00%) SDLC
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.00%) Open Source
9 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
9 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
9 1 (5.00%) ITIL
9 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (60.00%) Ansible
3 2 (10.00%) Mesos
4 1 (5.00%) Hyperic
4 1 (5.00%) Nagios
4 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft