Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 50 56
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing Puppet 64 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 8.71% 4.73% 2.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 43.24% 39.53% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 15
Oxford median daily rate £550 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £406 £363 £333
90th Percentile £650 £494 £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £450 £458
% change year-on-year +22.22% -1.64% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Puppet is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 148 86 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 20.14% 11.96% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 56 49
Oxford median daily rate £465 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% +45.45% -42.11%
10th Percentile £331 £213 £129
90th Percentile £625 £484 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £464 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +15.94% +33.33% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxford median hourly rate - - £16.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £84.00 £16.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year +416.92% -41.44% +91.38%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 49 (76.56%) Linux
1 49 (76.56%) Configuration Management
2 44 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (46.88%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (45.31%) Ansible
5 28 (43.75%) Java
6 27 (42.19%) Maven
6 27 (42.19%) DevOps
7 26 (40.63%) Node.js
7 26 (40.63%) AngularJS
7 26 (40.63%) Terraform
7 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
8 25 (39.06%) jQuery
8 25 (39.06%) React
9 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (35.94%) Unit Testing
11 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
12 21 (32.81%) JUnit
12 21 (32.81%) Mockito
13 19 (29.69%) Ant
14 18 (28.13%) Jenkins
15 17 (26.56%) TDD
16 16 (25.00%) BDD
17 14 (21.88%) Docker
18 13 (20.31%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (20.31%) AWS Certification
18 13 (20.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 12 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
19 12 (18.75%) Amazon S3

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 6 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.69%) JBoss
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) Confluence
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) nginx
5 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 44 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 13 (20.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (18.75%) Amazon S3
4 10 (15.63%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (15.63%) Serverless
5 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.56%) GitHub
6 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.56%) PaaS
6 1 (1.56%) Route 53
6 1 (1.56%) Slack
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) DNS
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
1 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Maven
2 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
2 21 (32.81%) JUnit
2 21 (32.81%) Mockito
3 19 (29.69%) Ant
4 18 (28.13%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.50%) Artifactory
5 8 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 8 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.25%) JIRA
7 3 (4.69%) GitLab
8 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.56%) Hudson
8 1 (1.56%) JMeter
8 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.94%) Publishing
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) Team Leader
3 15 (23.44%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Java Team Leader
4 14 (21.88%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (20.31%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (17.19%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (15.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (14.06%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (14.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 7 (10.94%) Lead Developer
12 6 (9.38%) DevOps Systems Engineer
12 6 (9.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 5 (7.81%) AWS Developer
13 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) AngularJS
1 26 (40.63%) Node.js
2 25 (39.06%) jQuery
2 25 (39.06%) React
3 6 (9.38%) Spring
4 5 (7.81%) REST
4 5 (7.81%) XML
5 4 (6.25%) Grails
5 4 (6.25%) Java EE
5 4 (6.25%) JMS
5 4 (6.25%) JSF
5 4 (6.25%) LAMP
5 4 (6.25%) Play Framework
5 4 (6.25%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.13%) HTML
6 2 (3.13%) Hystrix
6 2 (3.13%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) CSS3
7 1 (1.56%) HTML5
7 1 (1.56%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Fintech
2 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.56%) Life Science
2 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.56%) NHS
2 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) CentOS
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (76.56%) Configuration Management
2 27 (42.19%) DevOps
3 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (35.94%) Unit Testing
5 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (26.56%) TDD
7 16 (25.00%) BDD
8 11 (17.19%) Time Management
9 7 (10.94%) Process Improvement
10 6 (9.38%) Task Automation
11 5 (7.81%) MVC
11 5 (7.81%) Open Source
11 5 (7.81%) Product Management
11 5 (7.81%) SOA
12 4 (6.25%) Kanban
12 4 (6.25%) Scrum
13 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.69%) Migration
13 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) Java
2 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.06%) SQL
4 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.25%) Ruby
4 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.25%) XPath
5 3 (4.69%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) AWK
7 1 (1.56%) C-shell
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) GCP
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) iptables
3 1 (1.56%) NFS
3 1 (1.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 30 (46.88%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (45.31%) Ansible
3 26 (40.63%) Terraform
4 3 (4.69%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.13%) Nagios
5 2 (3.13%) Packer
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.56%) Kibana
6 1 (1.56%) logstash
6 1 (1.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
2 5 (7.81%) VMware
3 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
3 2 (3.13%) HP
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Splunk
3 2 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (1.56%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.56%) New Relic
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.56%) Zend