Period
to 28 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SaltStack products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaltStack over the 6 months to 28 May 2020 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SaltStack.

SaltStack
London > Central London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 272 277
Rank change year-on-year +106 +5 -35
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 4 12 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 15
Median daily rate £431 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.59% -4.35% +27.78%
10th Percentile £413 £482 £500
90th Percentile £454 £590 £625
London median daily rate £650 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +18.18% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

SaltStack is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,403 3,201 3,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 37.08% 38.05% 38.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 2,324 2,523
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £254
90th Percentile £650 £660 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 86
Median hourly rate £19.35 £20.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.25% -3.03% +32.47%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.40 £11.81
90th Percentile £39.70 £44.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate £31.83 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +51.57% -4.55% +8.64%

SaltStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing SaltStack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for SaltStack in Central London

SaltStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SaltStack in Central London.

Daily rate trend for SaltStack in Central London

SaltStack
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 SaltStack within the Central London region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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 +89 4 £431 -14.18% 1
SaltStack
London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SaltStack 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 SaltStack.

1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Salt
3 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

SaltStack
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Liquibase
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Configuration Management Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Salt
3 1 (25.00%) Pacemaker
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas