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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 41 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.88% - 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.81% - 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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
42 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.89% 6.74% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 19
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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
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 August 2014. 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
Abingdon - 3 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) PHP
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
2 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 7 (63.64%) CMS
2 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) uWSGI
5 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
5 4 (36.36%) WSGI
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) Shibboleth
5 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (36.36%) ODBC
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) LAMP
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Change Control
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Apache
1 7 (63.64%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) uWSGI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Development Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
1 4 (36.36%) WSGI
1 4 (36.36%) ODBC
2 3 (27.27%) LAMP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
4 1 (9.09%) Django
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) PHP
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
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