Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 33 50
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17 +28
Contract jobs citing Puppet 27 92 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.97% 7.51% 3.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.26% 41.26% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 78 26
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £560 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +24.44% +28.57%
10th Percentile £468 £443 £338
90th Percentile £642 £660 £494
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £460
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 127 223 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.97% 18.20% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 191 88
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £500 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +31.15% +27.08%
10th Percentile £156 £250 £187
90th Percentile £601 £638 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £145.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.28% +792.31% -14.47%
10th Percentile £16.50 £130.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £17.50 £160.00 £17.25
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year -6.33% -45.21% +2.91%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -3 17 £610 +8.93% 4
Kidlington -7 4 £489 -22.11% 1
Abingdon - 4 £525 - 3
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 (96.30%) DevOps
2 23 (85.19%) Ansible
3 19 (70.37%) Python
4 18 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 17 (62.96%) Docker
6 14 (51.85%) Kubernetes
7 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (44.44%) Terraform
9 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (29.63%) Serverless
11 7 (25.93%) Migration
11 7 (25.93%) SQL
11 7 (25.93%) Linux
12 6 (22.22%) Scrum
12 6 (22.22%) Kanban
12 6 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (18.52%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (18.52%) GoCD
13 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
14 4 (14.81%) MVC
14 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
14 4 (14.81%) .NET
14 4 (14.81%) MySQL
14 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
14 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET
14 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET

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 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.70%) Drupal
1 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (29.63%) Serverless
3 6 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) SSH
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon Aurora
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) Redis
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) GoCD
3 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.11%) Maven
5 2 (7.41%) Artifactory
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.70%) GitLab
6 1 (3.70%) Liquibase
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (55.56%) AWS DevOps
3 11 (40.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 11 (40.74%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Angular Developer
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Automation Developer
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Python Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) .NET Core
1 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
1 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET
1 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (14.81%) Dapper ORM
1 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
1 4 (14.81%) Razor View Engine
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Debian
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) DevOps
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Kanban
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Refactoring
6 4 (14.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Microservices
8 2 (7.41%) Auto-Scaling
8 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Server Management
8 2 (7.41%) Task Automation
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Go
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 23 (85.19%) Ansible
2 14 (51.85%) Kubernetes
3 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (44.44%) Terraform
5 2 (7.41%) Packer
6 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) SaltStack
2 1 (3.70%) New Relic
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) VMware