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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SaltStack
Rank 389 416 415
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 52 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.082% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 25
Median daily rate £535 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £362 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £633 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 -
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
9773 9700 11029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.69% 42.05% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6452 6433 7142
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 206 241
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +15 5 £600 +144.89%
SaltStack
England

SaltStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 59 (77.63%) DevOps
2 52 (68.42%) Linux
3 47 (61.84%) Puppet
3 47 (61.84%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (59.21%) Python
5 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (51.32%) Amazon AWS
7 37 (48.68%) Ansible
8 32 (42.11%) Docker
9 29 (38.16%) Jenkins
10 25 (32.89%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (27.63%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (26.32%) Java
13 19 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (25.00%) High Availability
14 18 (23.68%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (23.68%) ELK Stack
14 18 (23.68%) Load Balancing
14 18 (23.68%) Perl
15 17 (22.37%) Firewall
15 17 (22.37%) Ruby
15 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
16 16 (21.05%) Django
16 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
16 16 (21.05%) Finance
16 16 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (21.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (21.05%) logstash
17 15 (19.74%) Bash Shell

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 21 (27.63%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (11.84%) Apache
3 6 (7.89%) nginx
4 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.26%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.26%) Apache Spark
5 4 (5.26%) Confluence
6 3 (3.95%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.32%) IIS
8 1 (1.32%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (51.32%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (32.89%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (21.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (9.21%) Google App Engine
5 7 (9.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.26%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (2.63%) IaaS
8 2 (2.63%) Route 53
9 1 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.32%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.32%) Office 365
9 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.21%) DNS
3 7 (9.21%) Internet
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.95%) DHCP
4 3 (3.95%) Network Security
4 3 (3.95%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (14.47%) Big Data
2 11 (14.47%) Hadoop
3 7 (9.21%) MySQL
3 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.58%) Apache Hive
4 5 (6.58%) HBase
5 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.95%) DataStax
7 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.32%) OLTP
8 1 (1.32%) Redis
8 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.32%) Riak
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 29 (38.16%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.79%) Travis CI
3 12 (15.79%) Vagrant
4 11 (14.47%) TeamCity
5 7 (9.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (6.58%) Subversion
7 4 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.26%) JIRA
8 2 (2.63%) Maven
9 1 (1.32%) FxCop
9 1 (1.32%) JUnit
9 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.32%) StyleCop
9 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
2 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Consultant
2 8 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Web Specialist
3 7 (9.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (7.89%) WebOps Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (6.58%) DevOps Specialist
5 5 (6.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.26%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Data Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Web Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) WebOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) ELK Stack
2 16 (21.05%) Django
3 14 (18.42%) boto
4 10 (13.16%) Web Services
5 6 (7.89%) LAMP
6 5 (6.58%) REST
7 4 (5.26%) SOAP
8 3 (3.95%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (2.63%) .NET
9 2 (2.63%) Spark Streaming
10 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.32%) Apache Tez
10 1 (1.32%) Kafka
10 1 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (1.32%) Lucene
10 1 (1.32%) Node.js
10 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.32%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.95%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Linux
2 11 (14.47%) Windows
3 8 (10.53%) CentOS
4 5 (6.58%) Unix
5 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.95%) VMS
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Debian
7 1 (1.32%) Fedora
7 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (77.63%) DevOps
2 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 19 (25.00%) High Availability
4 18 (23.68%) Load Balancing
5 15 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.42%) Web Operations
7 13 (17.11%) Migration
8 10 (13.16%) Kanban
9 9 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (11.84%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (10.53%) Open Source
11 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.89%) Scrum
12 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
13 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
13 5 (6.58%) ETL
13 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (59.21%) Python
2 20 (26.32%) Java
3 18 (23.68%) Perl
4 17 (22.37%) Ruby
5 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 15 (19.74%) Bash Shell
7 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
8 9 (11.84%) PHP
9 6 (7.89%) Scala
9 6 (7.89%) SQL
10 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.32%) Clojure
11 1 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) ACCA
2 4 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 32 (42.11%) Docker
2 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.53%) vSphere
4 3 (3.95%) KVM
4 3 (3.95%) oVirt
5 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (61.84%) Opscode Chef
1 47 (61.84%) Puppet
2 37 (48.68%) Ansible
3 16 (21.05%) logstash
4 14 (18.42%) Kibana
4 14 (18.42%) Salt
5 6 (7.89%) Nagios
6 5 (6.58%) Rundeck
7 3 (3.95%) Cobbler
7 3 (3.95%) Pingdom
7 3 (3.95%) yum
8 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.32%) Grafana
9 1 (1.32%) Graphite
9 1 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.32%) Oozie
9 1 (1.32%) Packer
9 1 (1.32%) SCOM
9 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Rackspace
2 9 (11.84%) VMware
3 7 (9.21%) Google
4 5 (6.58%) Perforce
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) Dell
5 3 (3.95%) F5
5 3 (3.95%) New Relic
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.32%) Facebook
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Splunk
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