The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 26 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 33 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.25% - 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 48.53% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Puppet
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
68 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.81% 5.05% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 12 13
Average daily rate £450 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £295 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Oxfordshire region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 24 £475 - 2
Thame - - - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 30 (75.00%) DevOps
2 25 (62.50%) Linux
3 19 (47.50%) Web Services
3 19 (47.50%) Red Hat
4 18 (45.00%) Python
5 16 (40.00%) PHP
6 15 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (35.00%) Subversion
7 14 (35.00%) Apache
7 14 (35.00%) UNIX
8 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (32.50%) MySQL
8 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (27.50%) Network Security
10 11 (27.50%) Shibboleth
10 11 (27.50%) Oracle
10 11 (27.50%) Migration
10 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
10 11 (27.50%) uWSGI
10 11 (27.50%) Regular Expression
10 11 (27.50%) WSGI
10 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
11 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
12 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (20.00%) CMS
14 6 (15.00%) Confluence
14 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (35.00%) Apache
2 11 (27.50%) uWSGI
3 8 (20.00%) CMS
4 6 (15.00%) Confluence
5 4 (10.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (32.50%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Subversion
2 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (25.00%) Administrator
2 10 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) Web Services
2 11 (27.50%) Regular Expression
2 11 (27.50%) WSGI
3 5 (12.50%) WCF
3 5 (12.50%) WPF
3 5 (12.50%) Silverlight
3 5 (12.50%) Django
3 5 (12.50%) ODBC
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) REST
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.00%) LAMP
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) CSS
6 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.00%) Wiki
3 4 (10.00%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) Social Media
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (35.00%) UNIX
4 4 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) DevOps
2 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (27.50%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) CRM
8 1 (2.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Python
2 16 (40.00%) PHP
3 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
4 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (7.50%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) RHCT
3 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Red Hat
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft