Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 40 51
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 +13
Contract jobs citing Puppet 35 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.81% 5.40% 4.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.82% 38.65% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 39
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £406 £416 £363
90th Percentile £675 £585 £495
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £61.25 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +47.59% +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 186 163 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.93% 13.98% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 125 100
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +17.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £190 £250 £182
90th Percentile £590 £548 £481
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.09% +27.78% -45.45%
10th Percentile £16.50 £23.00 £15.15
90th Percentile £19.95 £23.00 £20.45
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £27.38
% change year-on-year +22.81% -47.95% +36.88%

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 September 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 18 September 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 -20 16 £465 -2.11% 7
Kidlington +2 12 £633 +37.50%
Abingdon - 3 £525 - 1
Witney - 1 £625 -
Puppet
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (82.86%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (77.14%) DevOps
3 23 (65.71%) Terraform
4 22 (62.86%) Ansible
5 20 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (51.43%) Java
7 17 (48.57%) Python
8 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
9 13 (37.14%) Docker
9 13 (37.14%) Web Services
9 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (31.43%) Linux
11 10 (28.57%) Ruby
11 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 9 (25.71%) Publishing
13 8 (22.86%) Microservices
13 8 (22.86%) Serverless
13 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 7 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (20.00%) Webhook
14 7 (20.00%) Slack
14 7 (20.00%) PagerDuty
14 7 (20.00%) Datadog
14 7 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (20.00%) New Relic
14 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 7 (20.00%) SaaS
14 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 7 (20.00%) C#
14 7 (20.00%) Oracle

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 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) nginx
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) lighttpd
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (82.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (22.86%) Serverless
3 7 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (20.00%) Datadog
3 7 (20.00%) SaaS
3 7 (20.00%) Slack
4 3 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (8.57%) Redis
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) JUnit
3 5 (14.29%) Mockito
4 4 (11.43%) Ant
4 4 (11.43%) Maven
5 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.71%) git-flow
6 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.86%) GitLab
7 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) AWS Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Angular Developer
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) jQuery
2 6 (17.14%) SAML
3 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.43%) Node.js
5 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Core
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) ADO.NET
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (8.57%) Dapper ORM
5 3 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.57%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (5.71%) React
6 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 1 (2.86%) Grails
7 1 (2.86%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) CentOS
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Debian
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) FreeBSD
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) DevOps
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 8 (22.86%) Microservices
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.00%) Webhook
5 6 (17.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (14.29%) Build Automation
6 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (14.29%) Kanban
6 5 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Pair Programming
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) Ruby
4 7 (20.00%) C#
4 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.43%) Groovy
6 4 (11.43%) SQL
7 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Postfix
2 1 (2.86%) Varnish
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (65.71%) Terraform
2 22 (62.86%) Ansible
3 20 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 3 (8.57%) SCCM
6 2 (5.71%) Kibana
6 2 (5.71%) logstash
6 2 (5.71%) Packer
7 1 (2.86%) Cacti
7 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) New Relic
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
1 7 (20.00%) PagerDuty
2 3 (8.57%) Ivanti
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) VMware