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 1 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.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 383 391 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 28 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.064% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £475 -
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
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
10440 10319 10573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.65% 44.36% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6879 6612 6625
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 208 301
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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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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 -5 1 £325 -31.57% 3
SaltStack
England

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 38 (84.44%) Puppet
2 28 (62.22%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (60.00%) Python
4 25 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 21 (46.67%) Linux
5 21 (46.67%) Java
6 20 (44.44%) DevOps
7 19 (42.22%) Ruby
8 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (33.33%) Open Source
10 15 (33.33%) Ansible
10 15 (33.33%) Salt
11 14 (31.11%) Web Services
11 14 (31.11%) UNIX
11 14 (31.11%) Scala
12 13 (28.89%) HP
12 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (24.44%) Banking
13 11 (24.44%) Middleware
13 11 (24.44%) NoSQL
13 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
13 11 (24.44%) Big Data
13 11 (24.44%) Docker
14 10 (22.22%) Play Framework
14 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
14 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 10 (22.22%) Perl
14 10 (22.22%) SQL
14 10 (22.22%) Spring

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 7 (15.56%) Apache Spark
2 6 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.67%) Node.js
3 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) Mule
5 1 (2.22%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Kerberos
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.44%) OpenFlow
3 2 (4.44%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) NoSQL
1 11 (24.44%) Big Data
2 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 9 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (15.56%) MySQL
4 7 (15.56%) HBase
5 6 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (6.67%) Redis
8 2 (4.44%) DB2
8 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.22%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.56%) Gerrit
4 6 (13.33%) Artifactory
5 4 (8.89%) Maven
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium
7 2 (4.44%) Subversion
7 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.44%) JIRA
7 2 (4.44%) Ant
7 2 (4.44%) Gradle
7 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.22%) Hudson
8 1 (2.22%) FishEye
8 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.22%) JUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (24.44%) Banking
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) Android Developer
3 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Data Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Hadoop Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Polyglot Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Release Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Web Services
2 11 (24.44%) Middleware
3 10 (22.22%) Spring
3 10 (22.22%) Play Framework
4 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
5 7 (15.56%) Django
5 7 (15.56%) Apache Wicket
5 7 (15.56%) REST
6 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.89%) CSS3
7 4 (8.89%) HTML5
7 4 (8.89%) Sinatra
7 4 (8.89%) Ajax
7 4 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (8.89%) HTML
7 4 (8.89%) CSS
8 3 (6.67%) SOAP
8 3 (6.67%) JSON
9 2 (4.44%) J2EE
9 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Cryptography
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) UNIX
3 9 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (15.56%) Android
4 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
5 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 4 (8.89%) CentOS
7 3 (6.67%) VMS
8 2 (4.44%) Fedora
9 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 20 (44.44%) DevOps
3 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (33.33%) Open Source
5 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) TDD
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 9 (20.00%) Kanban
6 9 (20.00%) BDD
7 7 (15.56%) Workflow
7 7 (15.56%) OO
7 7 (15.56%) Android Development
8 6 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Web Development
9 4 (8.89%) ITIL
9 4 (8.89%) ETL
9 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.89%) Service Management
9 4 (8.89%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) Python
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 19 (42.22%) Ruby
4 14 (31.11%) Scala
5 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (22.22%) Perl
6 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
7 6 (13.33%) Groovy
8 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.67%) PHP
10 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.44%) C
10 2 (4.44%) Clojure
10 2 (4.44%) Go
11 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) HP ASE
2 2 (4.44%) HP MASE
2 2 (4.44%) CCIE
2 2 (4.44%) CCNP
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.44%) RHCE
2 2 (4.44%) LPIC
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Docker
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.89%) HDFS
3 4 (8.89%) KVM
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (84.44%) Puppet
2 28 (62.22%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (33.33%) Ansible
3 15 (33.33%) Salt
4 5 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 5 (11.11%) Nagios
5 4 (8.89%) BladeLogic
5 4 (8.89%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (8.89%) Graphite
5 4 (8.89%) Capistrano
6 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.22%) logstash
7 1 (2.22%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) HP
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle
4 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.89%) BMC
5 4 (8.89%) Cloudera
5 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) Brocade
6 2 (4.44%) F5
7 1 (2.22%) Splunk
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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