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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salt
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Salt 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.62% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
45 15 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.85% 2.41% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 33
Average daily rate £400 £335 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £130 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Perl
1 20 (100.00%) PHP
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
1 20 (100.00%) LAMP
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) Ruby
1 20 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (100.00%) CentOS
1 20 (100.00%) XenServer
1 20 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 20 (100.00%) Puppet
1 20 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (95.00%) Ubuntu
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) Build Automation
4 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (60.00%) Debian
4 12 (60.00%) VPN
4 12 (60.00%) Java
5 11 (55.00%) Citrix
5 11 (55.00%) LAN
5 11 (55.00%) WAN
5 11 (55.00%) Apache
5 11 (55.00%) LDAP
5 11 (55.00%) Samba
5 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (55.00%) Hudson

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 3 (15.00%) nginx
2 3 (15.00%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) VPN
3 11 (55.00%) LAN
3 11 (55.00%) WAN
3 11 (55.00%) LDAP
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) IPv6
4 3 (15.00%) IPsec
4 3 (15.00%) OSPF
4 3 (15.00%) BGP
4 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (55.00%) Hudson
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (85.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) CentOS
2 19 (95.00%) Ubuntu
3 12 (60.00%) Debian
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Build Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Perl
1 20 (100.00%) PHP
1 20 (100.00%) Ruby
1 20 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (45.00%) CCNA
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) XenServer
2 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (55.00%) Samba
4 3 (15.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 20 (100.00%) Puppet
1 20 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix