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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 44 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 26 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.70% 1.68% -
As % of the Systems Management category 38.81% 21.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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
67 37 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.53% 7.76% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 34
Average daily rate £375 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £16.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% +16.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -7 14 £500 - 3
Bicester - 2 £338 -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (67.27%) Linux
2 33 (60.00%) Web Services
3 32 (58.18%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (54.55%) Oracle
5 29 (52.73%) Red Hat
6 28 (50.91%) DevOps
7 26 (47.27%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (41.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 23 (41.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (40.00%) Network Security
10 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (34.55%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (32.73%) Java
13 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
14 16 (29.09%) XML
15 15 (27.27%) TDD
16 13 (23.64%) Confluence
16 13 (23.64%) JIRA
16 13 (23.64%) Migration
17 12 (21.82%) Hibernate
17 12 (21.82%) Spring
17 12 (21.82%) MVC
17 12 (21.82%) JUnit
17 12 (21.82%) SQL
17 12 (21.82%) Spring MVC
17 12 (21.82%) jQuery
17 12 (21.82%) Ansible
18 11 (20.00%) BDD
19 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
19 10 (18.18%) XSLT

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (23.64%) Confluence
2 6 (10.91%) Apache
3 5 (9.09%) CMS
3 5 (9.09%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 32 (58.18%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (41.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon S3
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) Network Security
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.09%) LAN
3 5 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.64%) HBase
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) JIRA
2 12 (21.82%) JUnit
3 10 (18.18%) Mockito
4 6 (10.91%) Subversion
5 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.09%) Publishing
2 2 (3.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.27%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.27%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (7.27%) LAMP Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) Web Services
2 16 (29.09%) XML
3 12 (21.82%) Hibernate
3 12 (21.82%) Spring
3 12 (21.82%) Spring MVC
3 12 (21.82%) jQuery
4 10 (18.18%) XSLT
5 5 (9.09%) XHTML
5 5 (9.09%) LAMP
5 5 (9.09%) HTML
5 5 (9.09%) CSS
5 5 (9.09%) Dojo
6 4 (7.27%) .NET
6 4 (7.27%) WCF
6 4 (7.27%) WPF
6 4 (7.27%) Silverlight
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.27%) JSON
6 4 (7.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Linux
2 23 (41.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (18.18%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) DevOps
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) TDD
4 13 (23.64%) Migration
5 12 (21.82%) MVC
6 11 (20.00%) BDD
7 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 9 (16.36%) Open Source
8 9 (16.36%) SDLC
9 6 (10.91%) Network Design
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Web Development
11 4 (7.27%) OO PHP
11 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.27%) OO
11 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.64%) ITIL
12 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (1.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) Python
4 8 (14.55%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) PHP
6 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) CCNP
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (9.09%) RHCE
1 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) iptables
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (47.27%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (21.82%) Ansible
3 5 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.64%) Mesos
4 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.82%) Nagios
5 1 (1.82%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Oracle
2 29 (52.73%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.55%) Cisco
3 8 (14.55%) Juniper
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) VMware