The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SaltStack products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaltStack over the 3 months to 18 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SaltStack.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SaltStack
Rank 395 417 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 34 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.032% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.070% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SaltStack
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11228 11427 11756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.18% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7256 7428 7139
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 254 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

SaltStack
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaltStack across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SaltStack Jobs Demand Trend in London

SaltStack
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SaltStack Daily Rate Trend in London

SaltStack
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaltStack across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SaltStack Daily Rate Histogram in London

SaltStack
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaltStack within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 8 £413 -25.00% 2
SaltStack
England

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SaltStack 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 SaltStack.

1 43 (86.00%) Linux
2 40 (80.00%) Puppet
3 32 (64.00%) DevOps
4 27 (54.00%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 20 (40.00%) Open Source
7 19 (38.00%) TCP/IP
8 18 (36.00%) Python
9 17 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (30.00%) Salt
11 13 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (24.00%) HTTP
12 12 (24.00%) SSL
13 11 (22.00%) Vagrant
14 10 (20.00%) PHP
14 10 (20.00%) Ruby
14 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
14 10 (20.00%) nginx
15 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
15 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
15 9 (18.00%) Ansible
16 8 (16.00%) UNIX
16 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
16 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
17 7 (14.00%) CentOS
17 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
17 7 (14.00%) Scrum
18 6 (12.00%) Java
18 6 (12.00%) Web Services

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SaltStack 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 SaltStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.00%) nginx
2 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (24.00%) HTTP
2 12 (24.00%) SSL
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) SNMP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) Redis
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.00%) Hudson
General
1 5 (10.00%) Back Office
2 4 (8.00%) Front Office
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.00%) International Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) DBA
5 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 3 (6.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Development Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) Django
2 2 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) CSS3
3 1 (2.00%) WebSockets
3 1 (2.00%) D3.js
3 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (2.00%) Sensu
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) Servlets
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (6.00%) Replication
2 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) iSeries
3 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.00%) New Media
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 43 (86.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) UNIX
3 7 (14.00%) CentOS
4 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (4.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) DevOps
2 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 17 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) OOP
8 4 (8.00%) OO
8 4 (8.00%) Change Management
9 3 (6.00%) Web Development
10 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.00%) Workflow
11 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
11 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.00%) Requirements Management
11 1 (2.00%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.00%) Use Case
11 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Python
2 10 (20.00%) Ruby
2 10 (20.00%) PHP
2 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) Java
5 5 (10.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Xen
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Varnish
2 1 (2.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 40 (80.00%) Puppet
2 27 (54.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (30.00%) Salt
4 11 (22.00%) Vagrant
5 9 (18.00%) Ansible
6 2 (4.00%) Nagios
6 2 (4.00%) ZABBIX
6 2 (4.00%) YUM
7 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (2.00%) collectd
7 1 (2.00%) StatsD
7 1 (2.00%) logstash
7 1 (2.00%) Pingdom
7 1 (2.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) JBoss
2 2 (4.00%) Splunk
2 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (4.00%) New Relic
3 1 (2.00%) Informatica
3 1 (2.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) 29West
City of London
Huxley Associates
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