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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SaltStack
Rank 389 404 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 19 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.038% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.086% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
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
9907 10496 10021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.48% 44.40% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6830 6313
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
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 214 206 262
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.70
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +21 4 £388 -18.42% 2
SaltStack
England

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (68.97%) Puppet
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 17 (58.62%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (55.17%) DevOps
4 16 (55.17%) Python
5 14 (48.28%) Open Source
6 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (41.38%) Salt
8 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (37.93%) Java
8 11 (37.93%) UNIX
9 10 (34.48%) SQL
9 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
9 10 (34.48%) Ruby
9 10 (34.48%) Ansible
10 9 (31.03%) Windows
11 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
11 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
12 7 (24.14%) Docker
12 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
12 7 (24.14%) Big Data
12 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
12 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (24.14%) Finance
12 7 (24.14%) Scrum
13 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (20.69%) Perl
13 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
13 6 (20.69%) TDD

SaltStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (20.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (13.79%) Confluence
3 3 (10.34%) Node.js
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) Mule
4 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.90%) Mule ESB
4 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Kerberos
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) OpenFlow
4 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
1 7 (24.14%) Big Data
2 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
2 6 (20.69%) HBase
3 4 (13.79%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) Redis
4 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.90%) DB2
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Gerrit
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.90%) Ant
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) Gradle
4 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
4 2 (6.90%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.45%) FishEye
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Data Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Release Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Ember.js
1 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.34%) REST
1 3 (10.34%) Spring
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
2 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
2 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.45%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
3 1 (3.45%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (3.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) UNIX
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) CentOS
5 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.34%) VMS
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
7 1 (3.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) DevOps
2 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) BDD
7 5 (17.24%) Kanban
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) ETL
9 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.34%) Extreme Programming
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.90%) MVC
10 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Web Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Python
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) Ruby
4 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
5 6 (20.69%) Perl
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.34%) Scala
9 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (6.90%) C
9 2 (6.90%) Groovy
9 2 (6.90%) Clojure
10 1 (3.45%) Go
10 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) LPIC
2 1 (3.45%) HP ASE
2 1 (3.45%) HP MASE
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CCIE
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) HDFS
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (68.97%) Puppet
2 17 (58.62%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (41.38%) Salt
4 10 (34.48%) Ansible
5 5 (17.24%) Vagrant
5 5 (17.24%) Nagios
6 4 (13.79%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (13.79%) Graphite
7 1 (3.45%) logstash
7 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.45%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.79%) Cloudera
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
3 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Brocade
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) HP