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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 44 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.07% 4.32% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 62.50% 53.57% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 0
Median daily rate £375 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
16 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.91% 8.07% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 7
Median daily rate £375 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.07 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+35.24% +9.46%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (57.14%) Ansible
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (50.00%) Docker
3 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (35.71%) Gradle
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
5 5 (35.71%) PaaS
5 5 (35.71%) MSBuild
5 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
5 5 (35.71%) Microservices
5 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
5 5 (35.71%) NUnit
5 5 (35.71%) Perforce
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (21.43%) TestComplete
7 3 (21.43%) CMake
8 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (35.71%) PaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (7.14%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (7.14%) Heroku
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (35.71%) Gradle
3 5 (35.71%) MSBuild
3 5 (35.71%) NUnit
3 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
3 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
4 3 (21.43%) CMake
4 3 (21.43%) TestComplete
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (7.14%) CircleCI
6 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
6 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
6 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Build Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Akka
2 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) spray
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) CoreOS
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Microservices
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP 5
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (57.14%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) Mesos
4 1 (7.14%) Hyperic
4 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.14%) Nagios
4 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Perforce
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) SAP