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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 34 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.29% 0.94% -
As % of the Systems Management category 53.57% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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
28 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.00% 5.63% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 24
Average daily rate £496 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.58% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £299 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

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 29 July 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (60.71%) Oracle
3 17 (60.71%) Web Services
4 14 (50.00%) Linux
4 14 (50.00%) DevOps
5 13 (46.43%) Java
6 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 12 (42.86%) TDD
6 12 (42.86%) Network Security
6 12 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (39.29%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (39.29%) XML
8 10 (35.71%) JUnit
8 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 10 (35.71%) MVC
8 10 (35.71%) jQuery
8 10 (35.71%) Spring MVC
8 10 (35.71%) Spring
8 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
8 10 (35.71%) BDD
8 10 (35.71%) Ansible
9 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (28.57%) XSLT
9 8 (28.57%) Mockito
10 7 (25.00%) SDLC
11 6 (21.43%) Confluence

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (21.43%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 20 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
3 5 (17.86%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.14%) HBase
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) JUnit
2 8 (28.57%) Mockito
3 6 (21.43%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Web Services
2 11 (39.29%) XML
3 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
3 10 (35.71%) Spring
3 10 (35.71%) Spring MVC
3 10 (35.71%) jQuery
4 8 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.14%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) WCF
5 2 (7.14%) WPF
5 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
6 1 (3.57%) Dojo
6 1 (3.57%) XHTML
6 1 (3.57%) LAMP
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) DevOps
2 12 (42.86%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) BDD
4 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) Migration
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Web Development
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.14%) Open Source
10 1 (3.57%) OO PHP
10 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.57%) ITIL
10 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 3 (10.71%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (35.71%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Mesos
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperic
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) VMware