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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 51 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 22 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.08% 1.90% -
As % of the Systems Management category 32.35% 22.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.52% 8.35% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 19
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +39.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 13 £500 - 2
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 24 (55.81%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
5 18 (41.86%) Java
5 18 (41.86%) Oracle
5 18 (41.86%) Web Services
6 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
6 17 (39.53%) DevOps
7 16 (37.21%) XML
8 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (32.56%) Ansible
10 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (30.23%) TDD
10 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
11 12 (27.91%) MVC
11 12 (27.91%) Hibernate
11 12 (27.91%) JUnit
11 12 (27.91%) SQL
11 12 (27.91%) jQuery
11 12 (27.91%) Spring
11 12 (27.91%) Spring MVC
11 12 (27.91%) CentOS
12 11 (25.58%) BDD
13 10 (23.26%) XSLT
13 10 (23.26%) Python
13 10 (23.26%) Mockito
14 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (20.93%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (20.93%) Network Security

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (18.60%) Confluence
2 7 (16.28%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) CMS
3 5 (11.63%) Drupal
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.93%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon S3
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Network Security
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.95%) LAN
3 6 (13.95%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.65%) HBase
2 2 (4.65%) Big Data
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) JUnit
2 10 (23.26%) Mockito
3 8 (18.60%) JIRA
4 6 (13.95%) Subversion
5 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (4.65%) Publishing
1 2 (4.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Java Web Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) PHP Developer
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (9.30%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) Web Services
2 16 (37.21%) XML
3 12 (27.91%) Hibernate
3 12 (27.91%) Spring
3 12 (27.91%) Spring MVC
3 12 (27.91%) jQuery
4 10 (23.26%) XSLT
5 5 (11.63%) XHTML
5 5 (11.63%) HTML
5 5 (11.63%) CSS
5 5 (11.63%) LAMP
5 5 (11.63%) Dojo
6 4 (9.30%) JSON
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.65%) WCF
7 2 (4.65%) WPF
7 2 (4.65%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.65%) .NET
7 2 (4.65%) REST
8 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (11.63%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Social Media
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (27.91%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) DevOps
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) TDD
3 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
4 12 (27.91%) MVC
5 11 (25.58%) BDD
6 9 (20.93%) SDLC
7 8 (18.60%) Open Source
7 8 (18.60%) Migration
8 7 (16.28%) Network Design
9 5 (11.63%) Web Development
10 4 (9.30%) OO
10 4 (9.30%) OO PHP
10 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.98%) Scrum
12 2 (4.65%) ITIL
12 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (2.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) Python
5 6 (13.95%) C#
5 6 (13.95%) PHP
6 5 (11.63%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) CCNP
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (13.95%) RHCE
1 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) iptables
2 2 (4.65%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (55.81%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (32.56%) Ansible
3 5 (11.63%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.65%) Mesos
4 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
5 1 (2.33%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
2 18 (41.86%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
3 9 (20.93%) Juniper
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft