Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 15 July 2018 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 53 64
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 -12
Contract jobs citing Puppet 32 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.46% 4.09% 2.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.41% 39.52% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 27
Oxfordshire median daily rate £560 £465 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.43% +16.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £406 £338 £325
90th Percentile £675 £625 £540
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £61.25 - -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 195 124 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.99% 10.35% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 88 82
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.56% +32.35% -9.33%
10th Percentile £190 £182 £150
90th Percentile £588 £529 £438
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.85 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.48% -17.50% -40.00%
10th Percentile £16.50 £14.63 £15.15
90th Percentile £20.30 £15.08 £20.45
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year - -34.58% +37.18%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Oxfordshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Puppet in Oxfordshire

Puppet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Puppet in Oxfordshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kidlington +9 14 £553 +24.33%
Oxford -22 14 £545 +17.20% 12
Witney - 1 £625 -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 26 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (81.25%) DevOps
2 25 (78.13%) Terraform
3 18 (56.25%) Web Services
4 14 (43.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 12 (37.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 12 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
6 11 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (31.25%) Ansible
7 10 (31.25%) Linux
7 10 (31.25%) Python
7 10 (31.25%) Java
7 10 (31.25%) Publishing
8 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (25.00%) Ruby
9 8 (25.00%) Project Management
10 7 (21.88%) C#
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.88%) New Relic
10 7 (21.88%) PagerDuty
10 7 (21.88%) Datadog
10 7 (21.88%) SaaS
10 7 (21.88%) Webhook
10 7 (21.88%) Slack
11 6 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (6.25%) nginx
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) lighttpd
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (21.88%) Datadog
3 7 (21.88%) SaaS
3 7 (21.88%) Slack
4 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Ant
4 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 3 (9.38%) Mockito
5 2 (6.25%) GitLab
5 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.13%) git-flow
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (31.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (31.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Development Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Development Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Web Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) SAML
3 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.25%) jQuery
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) React
4 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.13%) Grails
4 1 (3.13%) Java EE
4 1 (3.13%) JMS
4 1 (3.13%) JSF
4 1 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) CentOS
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Debian
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) DevOps
2 14 (43.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 12 (37.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 12 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Webhook
7 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 6 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (15.63%) Resource Management
9 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
10 3 (9.38%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (6.25%) Kanban
11 2 (6.25%) Microservices
11 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
11 2 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
1 10 (31.25%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) Ruby
3 7 (21.88%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) XPath
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Postfix
2 1 (3.13%) Varnish
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (78.13%) Terraform
2 10 (31.25%) Ansible
3 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.38%) SCCM
5 2 (6.25%) Packer
6 1 (3.13%) Cacti
6 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) New Relic
1 7 (21.88%) PagerDuty
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Ivanti
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) VMware