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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 38 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 30 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.91% 0.78% -
As % of the Systems Management category 38.96% 16.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
77 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.04% 4.87% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 8 40
Average daily rate £375 £325 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +9.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -2 14 £375 +15.38% 1
Bicester - 3 £375 - 2
Kidlington - 3 £375 -
Abingdon - 2 £450 -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 51 (80.95%) Linux
1 51 (80.95%) DevOps
2 42 (66.67%) Web Services
3 39 (61.90%) Red Hat
4 37 (58.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 37 (58.73%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (53.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (50.79%) Network Security
7 31 (49.21%) Oracle
8 27 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (34.92%) Migration
10 19 (30.16%) Python
11 18 (28.57%) JIRA
11 18 (28.57%) Confluence
12 17 (26.98%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (26.98%) Subversion
12 17 (26.98%) PHP
13 16 (25.40%) MySQL
13 16 (25.40%) Apache
14 13 (20.63%) UNIX
14 13 (20.63%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
16 11 (17.46%) Shibboleth
16 11 (17.46%) Regular Expression
16 11 (17.46%) WSGI
16 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
16 11 (17.46%) uWSGI
16 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (15.87%) CMS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (28.57%) Confluence
2 16 (25.40%) Apache
3 11 (17.46%) uWSGI
4 10 (15.87%) CMS
5 7 (11.11%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 37 (58.73%) AWS CloudFormation
1 37 (58.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.79%) Network Security
2 3 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) MySQL
2 13 (20.63%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.35%) Big Data
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) JIRA
2 17 (26.98%) Subversion
3 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Administrator
3 12 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (17.46%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (15.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (15.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Developer
7 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.76%) LAMP Developer
8 3 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (66.67%) Web Services
2 11 (17.46%) Regular Expression
2 11 (17.46%) WSGI
3 5 (7.94%) ODBC
4 4 (6.35%) REST
4 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 4 (6.35%) WCF
4 4 (6.35%) WPF
4 4 (6.35%) Silverlight
4 4 (6.35%) Django
4 4 (6.35%) LAMP
4 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.76%) JSON
5 3 (4.76%) Dojo
5 3 (4.76%) XHTML
5 3 (4.76%) CSS
5 3 (4.76%) HTML
5 3 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.52%) Wiki
3 5 (7.94%) Open Source
4 4 (6.35%) Social Media
5 3 (4.76%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (80.95%) Linux
2 34 (53.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (20.63%) UNIX
4 8 (12.70%) CentOS
5 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (80.95%) DevOps
2 22 (34.92%) Migration
3 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.35%) Web Application Development
5 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.35%) TDD
5 4 (6.35%) Web Development
6 3 (4.76%) Scrum
6 3 (4.76%) OO
6 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.76%) OO PHP
7 1 (1.59%) CRM
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL
7 1 (1.59%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) Python
2 17 (26.98%) PHP
3 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.11%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) Java
6 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) RHCT
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 17 (26.98%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Nagios
2 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 31 (49.21%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco
4 1 (1.59%) Juniper
Bicester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 19 days ago