Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 14 December 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
London > Central London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 243 289 278
Rank change year-on-year +46 -11 -30
Contract jobs citing Salt 8 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.72% 0.86% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 13
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £575
10th Percentile £425 £466 £490
90th Percentile £749 £674 £713
London median daily rate £638 £560 £550
% change year-on-year +13.84% +1.82% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London 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 Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,104 1,626 1,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.79% 17.46% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 1,280 820
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £317 £303 £319
90th Percentile £675 £675 £660
London median daily rate £550 £538 £513
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% +5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 13
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -1.58% -30.91%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.80 £13.40
90th Percentile £43.50 £25.50 £29.50
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +7.89% -25.49% +41.67%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Salt in Central London

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Salt in Central London

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in Central London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salt in Central London

Salt
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the Central London region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
City of London +40 6 £613 +11.36% 3
Salt
London

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Central London region with a requirement for Salt.

1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) AWS
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Ansible
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (50.00%) Docker
5 4 (50.00%) Perl
5 4 (50.00%) MySQL
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 4 (50.00%) Ruby
5 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 4 (50.00%) Terraform
6 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
6 3 (37.50%) Maven
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
1 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Jetty
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (25.00%) GitHub
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (12.50%) Datadog
4 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Ant
5 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (25.00%) FishEye
5 2 (25.00%) Gradle
5 2 (25.00%) Hudson
5 2 (25.00%) Leiningen
5 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (25.00%) Poseidon for UML
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) Travis CI
5 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (25.00%) GWT
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) JMS
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (25.00%) React
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) STL
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Debian
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (12.50%) CoreOS
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Fintech
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Clojure
4 2 (25.00%) ClojureScript
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
5 1 (12.50%) Go
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Ansible
2 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (50.00%) Terraform
4 1 (12.50%) Packer
4 1 (12.50%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) SaltStack