Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 23 April 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 166 245
Rank change year-on-year +26 +79 -4
Contract jobs citing Salt 6 2 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.052% 0.045%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.74% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
10th Percentile " " £408
25th Percentile £461 £413 £466
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £474 £425 £575
Median % change year-on-year +11.47% -26.09% +2.22%
75th Percentile £541 £438 £669
90th Percentile £636 " £718
Central London median daily rate £474 £525 £600
% change year-on-year -9.76% -12.50% +9.09%

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 345 574 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.62% 15.07% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 439 945
10th Percentile £389 £348 £313
25th Percentile £450 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +0.09% -0.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £698 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 23
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +75.91% -36.22% +7.89%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £20.82
% change year-on-year +75.91% -37.21% +4.11%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Salt as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in the City of London

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Salt in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Salt in the City of London

Salt
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Salt in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Salt in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Salt.

1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
2 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) GCP
3 4 (66.67%) Terraform
4 3 (50.00%) Grafana
4 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (50.00%) GitLab
4 3 (50.00%) Datadog
4 3 (50.00%) Microservices
4 3 (50.00%) Prometheus
4 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) GitHub
4 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (50.00%) Go
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Gerrit

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (83.33%) AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Azure
2 4 (66.67%) GCP
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (50.00%) Datadog
3 3 (50.00%) GitHub
4 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (33.33%) npm
4 2 (33.33%) Yarn
5 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (16.67%) H.323
1 1 (16.67%) MGCP
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
1 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (50.00%) Gerrit
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) GitLab
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Django
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Project Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) DNA
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Go
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Terraform
4 3 (50.00%) Grafana
4 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (50.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) ExtraHop
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds