The table below looks at the statistics for Salt skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Salt over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Salt 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.05% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 12.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.89% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Salt
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Systems Management Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
70 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.14% 3.94% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 16
Average daily rate £400 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

Salt
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Salt across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Salt Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Salt
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Salt across the Bristol region.

Salt Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Salt
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Salt across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Salt Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Salt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Salt also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Salt.

1 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) Ruby
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Hudson
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 10 (76.92%) XenServer
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (69.23%) CentOS
4 9 (69.23%) Samba
4 9 (69.23%) Ubuntu
4 9 (69.23%) Apache
5 8 (61.54%) CCNA
5 8 (61.54%) Debian
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (61.54%) nginx
5 8 (61.54%) Postfix
6 7 (53.85%) Ansible
6 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Salt also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Salt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) Apache
2 8 (61.54%) nginx
3 5 (38.46%) Confluence
3 5 (38.46%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) LDAP
3 5 (38.46%) IPsec
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) IPv6
3 5 (38.46%) OSPF
3 5 (38.46%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Hudson
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Ubuntu
3 9 (69.23%) CentOS
4 8 (61.54%) Debian
5 7 (53.85%) UNIX
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Build Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Database Theory
3 5 (38.46%) Relational Database Theory
3 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
1 13 (100.00%) Ruby
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNA
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) XenServer
2 9 (69.23%) Samba
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) Postfix
4 5 (38.46%) iptables
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (53.85%) Ansible
3 5 (38.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat