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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.60% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 21.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
52 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.29% 7.07% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 9 5
Average daily rate £480 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £345 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £510 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.38 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle
4 9 (69.23%) Web Services
4 9 (69.23%) Migration
4 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (53.85%) Network Security
7 5 (38.46%) JIRA
7 5 (38.46%) Confluence
7 5 (38.46%) Publishing
8 4 (30.77%) Big Data
8 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (23.08%) PHP
10 2 (15.38%) MySQL
10 2 (15.38%) Apache
10 2 (15.38%) Python
10 2 (15.38%) ODBC
10 2 (15.38%) UNIX
10 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (15.38%) CMS
10 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (15.38%) uWSGI
10 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
10 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
10 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
10 2 (15.38%) WSGI
10 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (38.46%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) uWSGI
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) ODBC
2 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
2 2 (15.38%) WSGI
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle