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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 394 392 419
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 25 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.13% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.27% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 7
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£538 £425 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
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
10351 10919 11478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.00% 45.54% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6826 6843 7371
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 233 261
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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
Croydon - 3 £525 -
City of London -9 1 £245 -38.75% 1
SaltStack
England

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (84.31%) Puppet
2 32 (62.75%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (54.90%) DevOps
3 28 (54.90%) Configuration Management
4 26 (50.98%) Java
4 26 (50.98%) Python
4 26 (50.98%) Ruby
5 24 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (43.14%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (35.29%) Salt
7 18 (35.29%) Ansible
7 18 (35.29%) Docker
7 18 (35.29%) Web Services
8 17 (33.33%) Linux
8 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (33.33%) Scala
9 15 (29.41%) MongoDB
10 14 (27.45%) Open Source
10 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
10 14 (27.45%) HP
11 13 (25.49%) TDD
12 12 (23.53%) Middleware
12 12 (23.53%) BDD
12 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
12 12 (23.53%) NoSQL
12 12 (23.53%) Play Framework
13 11 (21.57%) REST
13 11 (21.57%) Scrum
13 11 (21.57%) Spring
13 11 (21.57%) UNIX

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.84%) Node.js
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) nginx
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) GitHub
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.92%) OpenFlow
2 2 (3.92%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) IPsec
3 1 (1.96%) SSH
3 1 (1.96%) IMAP
3 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.96%) SMTP
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) SNMP
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 12 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 10 (19.61%) MySQL
3 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (19.61%) Big Data
4 9 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (15.69%) Hadoop
6 6 (11.76%) Redis
7 3 (5.88%) HBase
8 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.92%) DB2
9 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.96%) OrientDB
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.96%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
2 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.73%) Gerrit
4 5 (9.80%) Artifactory
5 3 (5.88%) Subversion
6 2 (3.92%) Maven
6 2 (3.92%) JIRA
6 2 (3.92%) Selenium
6 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.96%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) Hudson
7 1 (1.96%) JMeter
7 1 (1.96%) FishEye
7 1 (1.96%) Grunt
7 1 (1.96%) JConsole
7 1 (1.96%) VisualVM
7 1 (1.96%) YourKit
General
1 7 (13.73%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Architect
3 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Android Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Polyglot Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.92%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Python Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Web Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Chief Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) Web Services
2 12 (23.53%) Middleware
2 12 (23.53%) Play Framework
3 11 (21.57%) REST
3 11 (21.57%) Spring
4 10 (19.61%) Django
5 9 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 9 (17.65%) CSS
6 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
7 7 (13.73%) CSS3
7 7 (13.73%) Apache Wicket
7 7 (13.73%) HTML5
7 7 (13.73%) HTML
7 7 (13.73%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (11.76%) Ajax
9 5 (9.80%) SOAP
9 5 (9.80%) Sinatra
10 3 (5.88%) JSON
10 3 (5.88%) Ember.js
10 3 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Cryptography
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) UNIX
3 8 (15.69%) Ubuntu
4 7 (13.73%) Android
4 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
5 5 (9.80%) CentOS
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.88%) VMS
6 3 (5.88%) Windows
7 2 (3.92%) Debian
7 2 (3.92%) Fedora
8 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Configuration Management
1 28 (54.90%) DevOps
2 24 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (27.45%) Open Source
5 13 (25.49%) TDD
6 12 (23.53%) BDD
7 11 (21.57%) Scrum
8 10 (19.61%) Kanban
9 8 (15.69%) Extreme Programming
10 7 (13.73%) Workflow
10 7 (13.73%) OO
10 7 (13.73%) Android Development
11 6 (11.76%) Web Development
12 5 (9.80%) ITIL
12 5 (9.80%) Service Management
12 5 (9.80%) ITSM
12 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Management
13 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
1 26 (50.98%) Python
1 26 (50.98%) Ruby
2 17 (33.33%) Scala
3 11 (21.57%) Perl
4 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
5 7 (13.73%) Groovy
6 5 (9.80%) SQL
7 4 (7.84%) Go
7 4 (7.84%) PHP
8 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.92%) C
9 2 (3.92%) C#
9 2 (3.92%) Clojure
10 1 (1.96%) Elixir
10 1 (1.96%) Erlang
10 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) HP ASE
2 2 (3.92%) HP MASE
2 2 (3.92%) CCIE
2 2 (3.92%) CCNP
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.92%) RHCE
2 2 (3.92%) LPIC
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Docker
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) KVM
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) NFS
5 1 (1.96%) HDFS
5 1 (1.96%) Varnish
5 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.96%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 43 (84.31%) Puppet
2 32 (62.75%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (35.29%) Ansible
3 18 (35.29%) Salt
4 5 (9.80%) Vagrant
4 5 (9.80%) BladeLogic
4 5 (9.80%) Capistrano
5 2 (3.92%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.92%) logstash
6 1 (1.96%) Nagios
6 1 (1.96%) Cacti
6 1 (1.96%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) HP
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.80%) BMC
4 5 (9.80%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.92%) Juniper
5 2 (3.92%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.92%) Google
5 2 (3.92%) Brocade
5 2 (3.92%) F5
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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Oliver Bernard
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