The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Puppet
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 39 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 16 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.92% 1.69% 3.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 53.33% 21.74% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 10
Median daily rate £475 £400 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -14.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £358 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 30 23 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 9.23% 7.80% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 24
Median daily rate £475 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £332 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Oxford

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Puppet in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Oxford

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Oxford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) DevOps
3 11 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 8 (34.78%) Python
5 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
5 7 (30.43%) Docker
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Ruby
6 6 (26.09%) Subversion
6 6 (26.09%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (21.74%) GitHub
7 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
7 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Nagios
7 5 (21.74%) Symantec
7 5 (21.74%) HP
7 5 (21.74%) SAN
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
7 5 (21.74%) CentOS
8 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 4 (17.39%) Network Security

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) GitHub
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.70%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) IPv4
2 4 (17.39%) IPv6
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
1 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) GitLab
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Administrator
1 9 (39.13%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps Administrator
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (21.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Architect
7 3 (13.04%) AWS Architect
7 3 (13.04%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) POSIX
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
3 1 (4.35%) Laravel
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (21.74%) CentOS
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) DevOps
2 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Open Source
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) Service Design
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker
2 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.70%) iptables
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (21.74%) Nagios
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (17.39%) Ansible
4 3 (13.04%) Hyperic
4 3 (13.04%) Terraform
5 2 (8.70%) Packer
5 2 (8.70%) Salt
5 2 (8.70%) SELinux
6 1 (4.35%) Kibana
6 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
2 5 (21.74%) HP
2 5 (21.74%) Symantec
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Qualys
4 1 (4.35%) Zend