Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 41 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 +35 -25
Contract jobs citing Puppet 90 69 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.27% 5.40% 2.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.97% 42.86% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 42 22
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -1.64% -3.68%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £325
90th Percentile £644 £488 £534
South East median daily rate £490 £450 £423
% change year-on-year +8.89% +6.51% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +27.69% - -

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 237 161 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 19.14% 12.61% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 91 90
Oxfordshire median daily rate £464 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +33.33% -33.33%
10th Percentile £307 £210 £130
90th Percentile £619 £488 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £84.00 £16.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +416.92% -41.44% +91.38%
10th Percentile £33.70 £14.80 £15.05
90th Percentile £146.30 £17.30 £39.00
South East median hourly rate £14.25 £25.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -44.93% +29.38% +1.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Oxford +23 64 £550 +25.71% 4
Kidlington +4 10 £475 -
Puppet
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 71 (78.89%) Linux
1 71 (78.89%) Configuration Management
2 59 (65.56%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (47.78%) Java
5 42 (46.67%) Maven
5 42 (46.67%) Ansible
6 39 (43.33%) Node.js
6 39 (43.33%) AngularJS
6 39 (43.33%) JavaScript
7 38 (42.22%) jQuery
7 38 (42.22%) React
8 37 (41.11%) DevOps
9 35 (38.89%) Unit Testing
10 34 (37.78%) Terraform
11 33 (36.67%) Mockito
11 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (36.67%) JUnit
12 31 (34.44%) Ant
12 31 (34.44%) Git (software)
13 27 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (27.78%) Jenkins
15 23 (25.56%) TDD
16 21 (23.33%) Docker
17 20 (22.22%) BDD
18 19 (21.11%) SQL
19 17 (18.89%) AWS Certification
20 16 (17.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 16 (17.78%) AWS CloudFormation
21 15 (16.67%) Amazon EC2

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 12 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.44%) JBoss
3 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.22%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.22%) Confluence
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) nginx
6 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (65.56%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 16 (17.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 13 (14.44%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (14.44%) Serverless
5 9 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.33%) Slack
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.11%) GitHub
7 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.11%) PaaS
7 1 (1.11%) Route 53
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) DNS
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
1 2 (2.22%) Kerberos
1 2 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) LDAP
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (46.67%) Maven
2 33 (36.67%) JUnit
2 33 (36.67%) Mockito
3 31 (34.44%) Ant
3 31 (34.44%) Git (software)
4 25 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 11 (12.22%) Artifactory
5 11 (12.22%) Cucumber
5 11 (12.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (6.67%) JIRA
7 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.33%) GitLab
7 3 (3.33%) Hudson
8 2 (2.22%) Gradle
8 2 (2.22%) JMeter
9 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.22%) Publishing
2 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Developer
1 25 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (25.56%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 18 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 18 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
5 15 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (12.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (8.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (8.89%) Lead Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Administrator
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.33%) AngularJS
1 39 (43.33%) Node.js
2 38 (42.22%) jQuery
2 38 (42.22%) React
3 14 (15.56%) Spring
4 13 (14.44%) REST
5 12 (13.33%) XML
6 9 (10.00%) Grails
6 9 (10.00%) Java EE
6 9 (10.00%) JMS
6 9 (10.00%) JSF
6 9 (10.00%) Play Framework
6 9 (10.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (4.44%) HTML
7 4 (4.44%) LAMP
8 3 (3.33%) .NET
8 3 (3.33%) EDI
8 3 (3.33%) JSP
8 3 (3.33%) Servlets
8 3 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.11%) Life Science
3 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.11%) NHS
3 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.89%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) CentOS
3 3 (3.33%) Windows
4 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.22%) Unix
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (78.89%) Configuration Management
2 37 (41.11%) DevOps
3 35 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (25.56%) TDD
7 20 (22.22%) BDD
8 15 (16.67%) Time Management
9 12 (13.33%) Process Improvement
9 12 (13.33%) SOA
10 10 (11.11%) MVC
10 10 (11.11%) Product Management
11 8 (8.89%) Task Automation
12 6 (6.67%) Open Source
13 5 (5.56%) Kanban
13 5 (5.56%) Migration
13 5 (5.56%) Scrum
14 4 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (4.44%) Microservices
14 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.78%) Java
2 39 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.11%) SQL
4 9 (10.00%) XPath
5 6 (6.67%) Ruby
6 5 (5.56%) Python
6 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) AWK
9 1 (1.11%) C-shell
9 1 (1.11%) Perl
9 1 (1.11%) PHP
9 1 (1.11%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) GCP
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (23.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) iptables
3 1 (1.11%) NFS
3 1 (1.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 45 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (46.67%) Ansible
3 34 (37.78%) Terraform
4 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.44%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.33%) Nagios
6 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.22%) logstash
6 2 (2.22%) Packer
7 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.11%) Kibana
7 1 (1.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle
2 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.78%) VMware
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.33%) SAP
4 3 (3.33%) Splunk
5 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.22%) Dynatrace
5 2 (2.22%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Symantec
6 1 (1.11%) New Relic
6 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.11%) Zend