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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salt
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing Salt 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.87% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 12.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
64 58 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.30% 7.20% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 17
Average daily rate £363 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £310 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 July 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 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Hudson
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) Ansible
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) CCNA
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) XenServer
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) CentOS
4 5 (55.56%) Postfix
4 5 (55.56%) nginx
4 5 (55.56%) Samba
4 5 (55.56%) Debian

Salt
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) IPv6
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Hudson
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Wiki
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) Debian
3 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
3 5 (55.56%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Database Theory
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database Theory
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
1 9 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (77.78%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (66.67%) XenServer
2 5 (55.56%) Postfix
2 5 (55.56%) Samba
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (77.78%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat