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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 388 398 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.027% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.061% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£605 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-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
9521 9864 8964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.82% 44.60% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6246 6300 5712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 214 239
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.31 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
City of London - 1 £275 - 2
SaltStack
England

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 29 (74.36%) Puppet
2 29 (74.36%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (61.54%) DevOps
4 23 (58.97%) Ansible
5 22 (56.41%) Python
6 21 (53.85%) Configuration Management
7 18 (46.15%) Web Services
8 17 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (41.03%) Ruby
10 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (25.64%) Open Source
11 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
12 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
12 8 (20.51%) Scrum
12 8 (20.51%) UNIX
12 8 (20.51%) Windows
13 7 (17.95%) Java
13 7 (17.95%) SQL
13 7 (17.95%) Banking
14 6 (15.38%) Finance
14 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 5 (12.82%) PHP
15 5 (12.82%) Nagios
15 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
15 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
15 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
15 5 (12.82%) HBase

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (12.82%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.26%) nginx
2 4 (10.26%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) Mule
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
1 4 (10.26%) Kerberos
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.26%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
1 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
1 5 (12.82%) HBase
2 4 (10.26%) Big Data
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.26%) Maven
3 4 (10.26%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.13%) Ant
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.13%) Gerrit
4 2 (5.13%) Gradle
4 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (17.95%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Front Office
4 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Back Office
6 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Operations Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Release Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Data Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Release Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Hadoop Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.13%) Spring
2 2 (5.13%) Django
2 2 (5.13%) jQuery
2 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
2 2 (5.13%) JAX-RS
2 2 (5.13%) Ember.js
2 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) UNIX
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) DevOps
2 21 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) OOP
8 2 (5.13%) OO
8 2 (5.13%) BDD
8 2 (5.13%) Web Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.56%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Python
2 16 (41.03%) Ruby
3 7 (17.95%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.82%) PHP
5 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.26%) HDFS
2 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (74.36%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (74.36%) Puppet
2 23 (58.97%) Ansible
3 5 (12.82%) Vagrant
3 5 (12.82%) Nagios
4 4 (10.26%) Salt
4 4 (10.26%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (10.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Cloudera
2 3 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 2 (5.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) 29West