Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 235 236
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +46
Contract jobs citing Salt 9 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.91% 0.96% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
City of London median daily rate £550 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.94% -22.50% -
10th Percentile £463 £313 £388
90th Percentile £653 £600 £600
Central London median daily rate £550 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -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 991 726 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.11% 11.17% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 591 638
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £308
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 8
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £20.67 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.79% +0.82% +28.13%
10th Percentile £13.27 £15.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £30.38 £25.29 £24.54
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.07% +0.82% +18.84%

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 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salt in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Ansible
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) TeamCity
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Python
4 6 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (66.67%) Terraform
5 5 (55.56%) Google
5 5 (55.56%) Puppet
5 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (44.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (44.44%) Node.js
6 4 (44.44%) C#
6 4 (44.44%) Private Cloud
7 3 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 3 (33.33%) GCP
7 3 (33.33%) Ruby
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (33.33%) Docker
8 2 (22.22%) Go
8 2 (22.22%) nginx
8 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (22.22%) Apache

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 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Jetty
2 1 (11.11%) Mongrel
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) TeamCity
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (11.11%) Ant
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Gradle
5 1 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (11.11%) JRuby
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Go
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Ansible
2 6 (66.67%) Terraform
3 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (55.56%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (11.11%) Graylog
5 1 (11.11%) Kibana
5 1 (11.11%) Nagios
5 1 (11.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) New Relic
3 1 (11.11%) Perforce
3 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) SaltStack
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk