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 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 51 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Puppet 6 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.13% 2.96% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.22% 37.25% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Average daily rate £350 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
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
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
37 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.97% 7.96% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 13
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £269 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £115.00 £13.25 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+767.92% -60.74%
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 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 3 £325 - 2
Faringdon - 2 £350 -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) PHP
4 8 (50.00%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 6 (37.50%) CentOS
6 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (31.25%) Subversion
7 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
7 5 (31.25%) Nagios
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) RHCT
8 4 (25.00%) Ruby
8 4 (25.00%) LPIC
8 4 (25.00%) VLAN
8 4 (25.00%) HTTP
8 4 (25.00%) Perl
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) Ansible
8 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (25.00%) IaaS
8 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (18.75%) PHP 5
9 3 (18.75%) PHPUnit
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 3 (18.75%) Vagrant

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
1 4 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) PHPUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Symfony Developer
4 2 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) LESS
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) Symfony
4 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (6.25%) EDI
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PHP
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) PHP 5
6 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) LPIC
1 4 (25.00%) RHCT
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Mesos
3 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
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