Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 142 158
Rank change year-on-year -34 +16 +23
Contract jobs citing Salt 2 31 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.046% 0.77% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 5.48% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £444 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% -22.83% +15.00%
10th Percentile £425 £402 £563
90th Percentile £475 £498 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £485 £308
% change year-on-year -7.22% +57.72% -38.50%
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 578 566 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.40% 14.04% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 303 203
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £295 £298 £300
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 15 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.56% -51.40%
South East median hourly rate £13.75 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.06% -15.79% -41.54%

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
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 18 April 2019. 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
Reading -15 2 £450 +12.50%
Salt
South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) OpenShift
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) OpenShift
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) SaltStack