Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Salt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Salt over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Salt
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 147 -
Rank change year-on-year -22 - +181
Contract jobs citing Salt 6 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.14% 0.63% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.26% 5.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% - -
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Salt is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 477 505 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.11% 12.31% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 263 232
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £273 £234 £258
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -60.00% -19.12%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £25.40 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year +13.79% -49.57% +43.75%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Salt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in Berkshire

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Salt in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Salt in Berkshire

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salt in Berkshire

Salt
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 4 £400 -
Bracknell -26 1 - -
Salt
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Salt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Salt.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
2 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Terraform
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (66.67%) Packer
3 4 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (66.67%) Serverless
3 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (66.67%) Serverless
3 2 (33.33%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Python Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Flume
2 1 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Terraform
3 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (66.67%) Packer
4 1 (16.67%) Grafana
4 1 (16.67%) Graphite
4 1 (16.67%) Mesos
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) StatsD
4 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) New Relic
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk