Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 29 44
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15 +30
Contract jobs citing Puppet 42 92 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.61% 7.40% 5.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 37.70% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 77 42
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +1.98%
10th Percentile £406 £413 £363
90th Percentile £656 £643 £488
South East median daily rate £500 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +12.43%
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 168 244 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.46% 19.61% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 210 98
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £465 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +19.23% +40.54%
10th Percentile £225 £302 £212
90th Percentile £600 £620 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £84.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.76% +416.92% -58.33%
10th Percentile £16.50 £33.70 £14.80
90th Percentile £19.95 £146.30 £17.30
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +23.21% -56.92% +62.50%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Oxford -7 26 £465 -15.45% 13
Kidlington +2 8 £488 +2.63% 1
Abingdon - 4 £525 -
Witney - 1 £625 -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (83.33%) Ansible
1 35 (83.33%) DevOps
2 32 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (69.05%) Python
4 25 (59.52%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 23 (54.76%) Docker
7 20 (47.62%) Terraform
8 16 (38.10%) Kubernetes
8 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (35.71%) Java
10 14 (33.33%) Linux
11 12 (28.57%) Serverless
12 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (23.81%) Web Services
12 10 (23.81%) Microservices
13 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
13 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
13 8 (19.05%) SQL
13 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
13 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
14 7 (16.67%) Maven
14 7 (16.67%) Migration
14 7 (16.67%) Scrum
14 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 7 (16.67%) Kanban
14 7 (16.67%) jQuery
15 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (14.29%) Build Automation
15 6 (14.29%) AngularJS

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 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.76%) nginx
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.38%) lighttpd
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (28.57%) Serverless
3 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (11.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (7.14%) Datadog
6 3 (7.14%) SaaS
6 3 (7.14%) Slack
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon Aurora
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
1 4 (9.52%) Redis
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.67%) Maven
4 5 (11.90%) JUnit
4 5 (11.90%) Mockito
5 4 (9.52%) Ant
5 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.52%) GoCD
5 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.76%) git-flow
6 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.38%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
3 15 (35.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 15 (35.71%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Developer
5 5 (11.90%) AWS Developer
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps Developer
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Angular Developer
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Python Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (7.14%) Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Web Services
2 7 (16.67%) jQuery
3 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.52%) .NET
4 4 (9.52%) .NET Core
4 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.52%) ADO.NET
4 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (9.52%) Dapper ORM
4 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
4 4 (9.52%) Node.js
4 4 (9.52%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (7.14%) SAML
6 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (4.76%) React
6 2 (4.76%) Spring
7 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) CentOS
3 2 (4.76%) Debian
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) FreeBSD
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) DevOps
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) Microservices
4 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 7 (16.67%) Kanban
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) Build Automation
7 5 (11.90%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (9.52%) Refactoring
8 4 (9.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) Python
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.29%) Ruby
6 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.52%) Go
7 4 (9.52%) Groovy
7 4 (9.52%) Perl
8 3 (7.14%) C#
9 2 (4.76%) Scala
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) iptables
2 1 (2.38%) Postfix
2 1 (2.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (83.33%) Ansible
2 25 (59.52%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (47.62%) Terraform
4 16 (38.10%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.14%) SCCM
6 2 (4.76%) Kibana
6 2 (4.76%) logstash
6 2 (4.76%) Nagios
6 2 (4.76%) Packer
7 1 (2.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Ivanti
2 3 (7.14%) New Relic
2 3 (7.14%) PagerDuty
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) VMware