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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 48 43 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Puppet 15 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.71% 1.61% 3.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.41% 17.78% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 19
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £306 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +2.22% +20.00%  
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 51 45 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 9.21% 9.05% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 50
Median daily rate £450 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £14.85 £115.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.08% +283.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Puppet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -4 7 £375 +7.14% 5
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 27 (72.97%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (70.27%) Configuration Management
4 22 (59.46%) Ansible
5 19 (51.35%) MVC
5 19 (51.35%) AngularJS
5 19 (51.35%) Node.js
6 18 (48.65%) nginx
6 18 (48.65%) Subversion
7 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
8 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (40.54%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (40.54%) MySQL
9 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
10 12 (32.43%) SQL
10 12 (32.43%) Apache
10 12 (32.43%) LAMP
11 11 (29.73%) PHP
11 11 (29.73%) OO
11 11 (29.73%) Redis
11 11 (29.73%) Web Application Development
11 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
11 11 (29.73%) Yii
11 11 (29.73%) Laravel
11 11 (29.73%) Memcached
11 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
11 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
11 11 (29.73%) Refactoring
11 11 (29.73%) Symfony

Puppet
Top Related 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 18 (48.65%) nginx
2 12 (32.43%) Apache
3 8 (21.62%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.51%) GitHub
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.70%) Route 53
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) IPv4
1 4 (10.81%) IPv6
1 4 (10.81%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) BGP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
1 15 (40.54%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (29.73%) CouchDB
2 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
2 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
2 11 (29.73%) Redis
2 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Subversion
2 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
3 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
4 11 (29.73%) Mercurial
5 8 (21.62%) Ant
5 8 (21.62%) Maven
6 7 (18.92%) JUnit
6 7 (18.92%) Mockito
7 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) PHP Developer
3 10 (27.03%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Administrator
4 9 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) PHP Zend Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (21.62%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (18.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.81%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (10.81%) DevOps Administrator
7 4 (10.81%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) AngularJS
1 19 (51.35%) Node.js
2 12 (32.43%) LAMP
3 11 (29.73%) LAPP Stack
3 11 (29.73%) Laravel
3 11 (29.73%) LEMP Stack
3 11 (29.73%) Memcached
3 11 (29.73%) Symfony
3 11 (29.73%) Yii
4 8 (21.62%) Grails
4 8 (21.62%) Java EE
4 8 (21.62%) JMS
4 8 (21.62%) jQuery
4 8 (21.62%) JSF
4 8 (21.62%) Play Framework
4 8 (21.62%) REST
4 8 (21.62%) Spring
4 8 (21.62%) Spring MVC
4 8 (21.62%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.81%) CentOS
4 2 (5.41%) Debian
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.70%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Configuration Management
2 19 (51.35%) MVC
3 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (29.73%) OO
4 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (29.73%) Refactoring
4 11 (29.73%) Release Management
4 11 (29.73%) Web Application Development
4 11 (29.73%) Web Development
5 10 (27.03%) DevOps
6 7 (18.92%) SOA
6 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
8 5 (13.51%) Product Management
9 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.11%) Open Source
11 2 (5.41%) Migration
12 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) PHP
3 10 (27.03%) Python
4 9 (24.32%) Java
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.62%) XPath
6 5 (13.51%) Ruby
7 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) AWK
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) iptables
3 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (72.97%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (59.46%) Ansible
3 3 (8.11%) Terraform
4 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Zend
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.92%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Isilon
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