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 3 months to 28 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 27 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.38% 2.84% 3.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 49.09% 29.31% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 23
Median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £358 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +8.50% +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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 55 58 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 8.93% 9.68% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 114 95
Median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 16 £475 +11.76%
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 22 (52.38%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (52.38%) DevOps
3 19 (45.24%) Configuration Management
4 16 (38.10%) Ansible
5 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 14 (33.33%) Python
5 14 (33.33%) VMware
5 14 (33.33%) Subversion
5 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
6 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
6 13 (30.95%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (30.95%) MySQL
6 13 (30.95%) OO
7 11 (26.19%) Ruby
7 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (23.81%) Symfony
8 10 (23.81%) Zend
8 10 (23.81%) Node.js
8 10 (23.81%) Laravel
8 10 (23.81%) LAMP
8 10 (23.81%) MVC
8 10 (23.81%) PHP
8 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 9 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
9 9 (21.43%) LAPP Stack
9 9 (21.43%) Apache
9 9 (21.43%) Web Application Development

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 9 (21.43%) Apache
1 9 (21.43%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (11.90%) GitHub
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.76%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) IPv4
2 4 (9.52%) IPv6
2 4 (9.52%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) BGP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MySQL
1 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
1 13 (30.95%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (21.43%) CouchDB
2 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 9 (21.43%) Redis
2 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 14 (33.33%) Subversion
2 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
3 9 (21.43%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.38%) GitLab
4 1 (2.38%) Hudson
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.76%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Administrator
2 14 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (26.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) PHP Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (21.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (19.05%) DevOps Administrator
6 8 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (19.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (19.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 8 (19.05%) PHP Zend Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Symfony Developer
7 6 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (11.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 4 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
1 10 (23.81%) LAMP
1 10 (23.81%) Laravel
1 10 (23.81%) Node.js
1 10 (23.81%) Symfony
2 9 (21.43%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
2 9 (21.43%) Memcached
2 9 (21.43%) Yii
3 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) POSIX
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) CSS3
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
1 4 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Fintech
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (14.29%) CentOS
4 4 (9.52%) Unix
5 2 (4.76%) Windows
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.38%) HPUX
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) SUSE
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) DevOps
2 19 (45.24%) Configuration Management
3 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.95%) OO
5 10 (23.81%) MVC
6 9 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (21.43%) Refactoring
6 9 (21.43%) Release Management
6 9 (21.43%) Web Application Development
6 9 (21.43%) Web Development
7 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.29%) Open Source
9 5 (11.90%) TDD
10 4 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (9.52%) Service Design
10 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.76%) Migration
12 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
12 1 (2.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Python
2 11 (26.19%) Ruby
3 10 (23.81%) PHP
4 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.90%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Go
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) iptables
4 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (52.38%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (38.10%) Ansible
3 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (14.29%) Nagios
5 4 (9.52%) Terraform
6 3 (7.14%) Hyperic
6 3 (7.14%) Packer
7 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
7 2 (4.76%) Salt
7 2 (4.76%) SELinux
8 1 (2.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 14 (33.33%) VMware
2 10 (23.81%) Zend
3 6 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) 3PAR
4 5 (11.90%) Symantec
5 2 (4.76%) Qualys
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) SAP