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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SaltStack
England / London
Rank 355 407 409
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +2
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 48 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.043% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.10% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 7
Median daily rate £513 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £462 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £573 £676
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £506 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +39.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8278 8619 9566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.31% 41.05% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5535 5607 6370
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 148 198
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -1 6 £580 -
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
SaltStack
England

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 74 (75.51%) DevOps
2 64 (65.31%) Linux
3 63 (64.29%) Python
4 44 (44.90%) Docker
5 43 (43.88%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (34.69%) Puppet
8 31 (31.63%) Jenkins
9 26 (26.53%) Ansible
9 26 (26.53%) High Availability
10 24 (24.49%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (24.49%) logstash
10 24 (24.49%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (24.49%) Amazon RDS
10 24 (24.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 23 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (23.47%) Firewall
11 23 (23.47%) ELK Stack
12 22 (22.45%) Django
12 22 (22.45%) Bash Shell
12 22 (22.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 22 (22.45%) boto
12 22 (22.45%) Kibana
13 21 (21.43%) Load Balancing
13 21 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (20.41%) Telecoms
14 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
15 19 (19.39%) Configuration Management
15 19 (19.39%) Windows

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 24 (24.49%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (8.16%) Apache
3 7 (7.14%) nginx
4 5 (5.10%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) Jupyter
5 3 (3.06%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.04%) CICS
6 2 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.04%) Confluence
6 2 (2.04%) NServiceBus
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (43.88%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (24.49%) Amazon EC2
2 24 (24.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 23 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (22.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (11.22%) IaaS
6 9 (9.18%) PaaS
7 4 (4.08%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (3.06%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (2.04%) Bluemix
9 2 (2.04%) GitHub
9 2 (2.04%) Office 365
9 2 (2.04%) Route 53
9 2 (2.04%) SoftLayer
10 1 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.02%) SaaS
10 1 (1.02%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) Firewall
2 8 (8.16%) Network Security
3 7 (7.14%) Internet
4 5 (5.10%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.06%) DNS
5 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.04%) VPN
7 1 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.49%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (10.20%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.16%) Big Data
4 7 (7.14%) MySQL
5 5 (5.10%) Cloudera CDH
5 5 (5.10%) HBase
5 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.06%) Redis
7 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.04%) DB2
7 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.04%) RethinkDB
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) OLTP
8 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.02%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (31.63%) Jenkins
2 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.16%) Vagrant
4 5 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (5.10%) Travis CI
5 4 (4.08%) JIRA
6 3 (3.06%) Hudson
6 3 (3.06%) Maven
6 3 (3.06%) Selenium
6 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.04%) FxCop
7 2 (2.04%) JUnit
7 2 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.04%) Protractor
7 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.04%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.04%) StyleCop
7 2 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 20 (20.41%) Telecoms
2 17 (17.35%) Finance
3 10 (10.20%) Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Electronics
5 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.06%) Marketing
6 2 (2.04%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Consultant
3 13 (13.27%) DevOps Consultant
3 13 (13.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 12 (12.24%) Web Specialist
5 8 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) WebOps Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Administrator
6 7 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (7.14%) Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Linux Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Data Administrator
8 5 (5.10%) DevOps Specialist
8 5 (5.10%) WebOps Specialist
9 4 (4.08%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Web Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.47%) ELK Stack
2 22 (22.45%) boto
2 22 (22.45%) Django
3 6 (6.12%) LAMP
3 6 (6.12%) Web Services
4 4 (4.08%) SOAP
5 3 (3.06%) .NET
5 3 (3.06%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.06%) RESTful
5 3 (3.06%) Serverless Framework
6 2 (2.04%) REST
6 2 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.02%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.02%) J2EE
7 1 (1.02%) JSON
7 1 (1.02%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.02%) Node.js
7 1 (1.02%) Spring
7 1 (1.02%) Velocity
7 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.08%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.02%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (65.31%) Linux
2 19 (19.39%) Windows
3 17 (17.35%) Unix
4 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.10%) CentOS
5 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.08%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.04%) Debian
8 2 (2.04%) zOS
9 1 (1.02%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.02%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.02%) Solaris
9 1 (1.02%) VMS
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (75.51%) DevOps
2 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.53%) High Availability
4 21 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (21.43%) Load Balancing
5 19 (19.39%) Configuration Management
6 18 (18.37%) Migration
7 17 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (15.31%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (12.24%) Web Operations
10 9 (9.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (9.18%) Open Source
11 7 (7.14%) Microservices
12 6 (6.12%) Storage Virtualisation
13 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.10%) Kanban
14 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (4.08%) Scrum
14 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
14 4 (4.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.29%) Python
2 22 (22.45%) Bash Shell
3 13 (13.27%) Perl
4 10 (10.20%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.20%) SQL
5 9 (9.18%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.16%) PHP
7 6 (6.12%) Ruby
8 5 (5.10%) Java
9 2 (2.04%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.08%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) ACCA
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.04%) MCSE
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 44 (44.90%) Docker
2 9 (9.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.12%) KVM
4 5 (5.10%) HDFS
5 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 36 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (34.69%) Puppet
3 26 (26.53%) Ansible
4 24 (24.49%) logstash
5 22 (22.45%) Kibana
6 15 (15.31%) Kubernetes
7 11 (11.22%) Salt
8 10 (10.20%) Nagios
9 8 (8.16%) Grafana
10 7 (7.14%) Graphite
11 5 (5.10%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (4.08%) Rancher
13 3 (3.06%) CA Service Virtualization
13 3 (3.06%) Mesos
14 2 (2.04%) CA Endevor
14 2 (2.04%) Consul
14 2 (2.04%) OMEGAMON
14 2 (2.04%) SCOM
14 2 (2.04%) ZABBIX
15 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
1 8 (8.16%) VMware
2 5 (5.10%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.08%) Splunk
4 3 (3.06%) CA
4 3 (3.06%) IBM
4 3 (3.06%) SAP
5 2 (2.04%) EMC
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle
5 2 (2.04%) Syncsort
6 1 (1.02%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.02%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.02%) Facebook
6 1 (1.02%) Rackspace