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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaltStack over the 3 months to 8 December 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SaltStack
Rank 366 416 411
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -5
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 61 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.088% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 5 25
Median daily rate £510 £475 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £427 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £505 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £494 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +36.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9262 9136 10375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.06% 40.49% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6187 6048 7094
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 160 260
Median hourly rate £21.03 £21.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +20.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

SaltStack
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SaltStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaltStack within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 6 £580 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £538 -
SaltStack
England

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SaltStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SaltStack.

1 75 (78.13%) DevOps
2 67 (69.79%) Linux
3 62 (64.58%) Python
4 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (46.88%) Amazon AWS
6 42 (43.75%) Puppet
6 42 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (42.71%) Docker
8 33 (34.38%) Ansible
9 28 (29.17%) Jenkins
10 26 (27.08%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (26.04%) High Availability
11 25 (26.04%) Elasticsearch
12 24 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
12 24 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (25.00%) ELK Stack
13 23 (23.96%) Firewall
14 22 (22.92%) Django
14 22 (22.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (22.92%) logstash
15 21 (21.88%) Bash Shell
15 21 (21.88%) Load Balancing
15 21 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (20.83%) Migration
16 20 (20.83%) Kibana
16 20 (20.83%) boto
17 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (19.79%) Finance
18 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (18.75%) Configuration Management

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (26.04%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (9.38%) Apache
3 7 (7.29%) nginx
4 6 (6.25%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.17%) Confluence
6 3 (3.13%) IIS
6 3 (3.13%) Jupyter
6 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.08%) CICS
7 2 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.04%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (46.88%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (27.08%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (22.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (10.42%) IaaS
7 9 (9.38%) PaaS
8 3 (3.13%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (2.08%) Bluemix
9 2 (2.08%) GitHub
9 2 (2.08%) Google App Engine
9 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (2.08%) Route 53
10 1 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.04%) CloudFront
10 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.96%) Firewall
2 8 (8.33%) Internet
3 7 (7.29%) Network Security
4 6 (6.25%) Kerberos
4 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.17%) DNS
6 3 (3.13%) VPN
7 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (13.54%) Hadoop
3 11 (11.46%) Big Data
4 7 (7.29%) MySQL
5 6 (6.25%) HBase
6 5 (5.21%) Cloudera CDH
7 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.08%) DB2
9 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.04%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.04%) OLTP
10 1 (1.04%) Redis
10 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.42%) Travis CI
4 7 (7.29%) Vagrant
5 6 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.17%) JIRA
6 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.08%) Maven
7 2 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.04%) Ant
8 1 (1.04%) FxCop
8 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.04%) StyleCop
8 1 (1.04%) Subversion
8 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (14.58%) Banking
4 9 (9.38%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Electronics
5 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (40.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.71%) Consultant
3 12 (12.50%) Web Specialist
4 11 (11.46%) DevOps Consultant
4 11 (11.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (10.42%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) WebOps Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Administrator
8 7 (7.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
10 5 (5.21%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Data Administrator
10 5 (5.21%) Developer
10 5 (5.21%) WebOps Specialist
11 4 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Web Engineer
12 3 (3.13%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) ELK Stack
2 22 (22.92%) Django
3 20 (20.83%) boto
4 11 (11.46%) Web Services
5 6 (6.25%) LAMP
6 3 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (3.13%) REST
7 2 (2.08%) .NET
7 2 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.08%) Serverless Framework
7 2 (2.08%) SOAP
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Tez
8 1 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.04%) Lucene
8 1 (1.04%) Node.js
8 1 (1.04%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.08%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.08%) iPad
4 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.79%) Linux
2 18 (18.75%) Unix
3 14 (14.58%) Windows
4 8 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.25%) CentOS
6 4 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.17%) VMS
6 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Debian
8 2 (2.08%) zOS
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.04%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.04%) Fedora
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.04%) Solaris
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (78.13%) DevOps
2 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.04%) High Availability
4 21 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (21.88%) Load Balancing
5 20 (20.83%) Migration
6 18 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.58%) Open Source
7 14 (14.58%) Web Operations
8 12 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.25%) Scrum
10 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.21%) Microservices
12 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.17%) Kanban
13 3 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 62 (64.58%) Python
2 21 (21.88%) Bash Shell
3 16 (16.67%) Perl
4 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
5 10 (10.42%) SQL
6 9 (9.38%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.33%) PHP
7 8 (8.33%) Ruby
8 7 (7.29%) Java
9 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.08%) Go
11 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) ACCA
2 4 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.08%) MCSE
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 41 (42.71%) Docker
2 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.21%) HDFS
5 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.13%) KVM
5 3 (3.13%) vSphere
6 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 42 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
1 42 (43.75%) Puppet
2 33 (34.38%) Ansible
3 22 (22.92%) logstash
4 20 (20.83%) Kibana
5 13 (13.54%) Salt
6 9 (9.38%) Kubernetes
6 9 (9.38%) Nagios
7 6 (6.25%) Grafana
7 6 (6.25%) Graphite
7 6 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (2.08%) CA Endevor
8 2 (2.08%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (2.08%) Mesos
8 2 (2.08%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (1.04%) Oozie
9 1 (1.04%) Packer
9 1 (1.04%) Rancher
9 1 (1.04%) SCOM
9 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (7.29%) VMware
2 5 (5.21%) Cloudera
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
2 5 (5.21%) Splunk
3 3 (3.13%) Rackspace
3 3 (3.13%) SAP
4 2 (2.08%) CA
4 2 (2.08%) EMC
4 2 (2.08%) Google
4 2 (2.08%) IBM
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle
4 2 (2.08%) Syncsort
5 1 (1.04%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.04%) Facebook
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