The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 43 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.45% - 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.21% - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
33 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.82% 9.35% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 15
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £291 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
Puppet
South East

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 25 July 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 - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) ODBC
4 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) uWSGI
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Regular Expression
4 3 (25.00%) WSGI
4 3 (25.00%) Shibboleth
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) uWSGI
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) ODBC
1 3 (25.00%) Regular Expression
1 3 (25.00%) WSGI
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PHP
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
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