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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SaltStack
Rank 402 395 401
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 9 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.048% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.11% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate £513 £615 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £506 £363 £500
% change year-on-year
+39.65% -27.50%
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
8639 9421 9650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.85% 45.22% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5683 6273 6184
Average daily rate £433 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 194 215
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 - - 2
SaltStack
England

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) Puppet
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (45.00%) Ansible
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Open Source
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (35.00%) Docker
6 7 (35.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) Ruby
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) Nagios
8 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) Unix
9 4 (20.00%) Varnish
9 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
9 4 (20.00%) Salt
10 3 (15.00%) Go
10 3 (15.00%) Sensu

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) nginx
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) Jetty
4 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) IMAP
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) SMTP
1 2 (10.00%) SNMP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) OrientDB
5 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) JConsole
5 1 (5.00%) JProfiler
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) VisualVM
5 1 (5.00%) YourKit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Java Technologist
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Technologist
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) Kafka
1 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (15.00%) Sensu
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) LAMP
2 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.00%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Open Source
4 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
8 2 (10.00%) High Availability
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Kanban
8 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Ruby
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Go
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Clojure
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Elixir
6 1 (5.00%) Erlang
6 1 (5.00%) Haskell
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Docker
2 4 (20.00%) Varnish
3 2 (10.00%) NFS
4 1 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (5.00%) LXC
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Puppet
2 9 (45.00%) Ansible
3 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (25.00%) Nagios
5 4 (20.00%) Salt
6 2 (10.00%) logstash
7 1 (5.00%) Cacti
7 1 (5.00%) collectd
7 1 (5.00%) Grafana
7 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
7 1 (5.00%) Perfmon
7 1 (5.00%) Riemann
7 1 (5.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Brocade
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) New Relic
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) VMware