Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 229 237
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 +34
Contract jobs citing Salt 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.88% 1.29% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
City of London median daily rate £563 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £463 £313 £492
90th Percentile £654 £715 £605
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 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 1,141 776 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.25% 11.31% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 622 632
City of London median daily rate £525 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 7 10
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £24.36 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.70% -5.40% +51.47%
10th Percentile £13.31 £15.76 £18.15
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.50 £42.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -1.58% -26.21% +51.47%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Salt as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Salt in the City of London

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salt in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Salt.

1 10 (100.00%) Ansible
2 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) Puppet
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (70.00%) Python
5 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (60.00%) Ruby
5 6 (60.00%) Terraform
6 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (50.00%) Docker
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (50.00%) Java
7 4 (40.00%) Linux
7 4 (40.00%) Finance
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
7 4 (40.00%) Go
8 3 (30.00%) Packer
8 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
8 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (30.00%) SaltStack
8 3 (30.00%) Node.js
8 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (30.00%) VMware
8 3 (30.00%) Web Services
9 2 (20.00%) XML
9 2 (20.00%) C++

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Jetty
2 1 (10.00%) Mongrel
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (20.00%) IaaS
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (10.00%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (10.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) AMQP
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) IPFIX
1 1 (10.00%) Junos
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) MQTT
1 1 (10.00%) MRTG
1 1 (10.00%) OSPF
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) TACACS
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) JRuby
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (10.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Debian
2 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (10.00%) Network Management
6 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Go
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) Scala
7 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) KVM
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Ansible
2 9 (90.00%) Puppet
3 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (60.00%) Terraform
5 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (30.00%) Packer
7 2 (20.00%) Consul
7 2 (20.00%) Kibana
7 2 (20.00%) Nagios
8 1 (10.00%) Cacti
8 1 (10.00%) collectd
8 1 (10.00%) Grafana
8 1 (10.00%) Graphite
8 1 (10.00%) Graylog
8 1 (10.00%) Icinga
8 1 (10.00%) logstash
8 1 (10.00%) Netcool
8 1 (10.00%) OpenNMS
8 1 (10.00%) Rancher
8 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SaltStack
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) New Relic
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce
3 1 (10.00%) Rackspace