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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 41 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 3 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.09% 3.60% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.54% 36.11% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.34% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
26 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.42% 9.97% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 6
Average daily rate £165 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £285 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £518 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+767.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

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 13 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (44.44%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) CentOS
5 3 (33.33%) IaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) Nagios
6 2 (22.22%) Middleware
7 1 (11.11%) LDAP

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) EDI
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PHP 5
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) LPIC
1 1 (11.11%) RHCT
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
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