Period
to 17 January 2020

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 January 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.

Salt
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 246 238
Rank change year-on-year +48 -8 -19
Contract jobs citing Salt 3 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.060% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.66% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -7.37% +7.95%
10th Percentile £443 £481 £509
90th Percentile £708 £644 £715
Central London median daily rate £538 £575 £588
% change year-on-year -6.52% -2.13% +6.82%
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 762 1,215 850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.33% 17.86% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 948 683
City of London median daily rate £525 £545 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +3.81% +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £346
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 7
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -38.18%
10th Percentile £13.01 £14.50 £12.52
90th Percentile £31.50 £25.50 £43.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.28% -15.00% -20.00%

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 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salt in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

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 2 (66.67%) AWS
2 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) CircleCI
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Liquibase
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
2 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Go
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SaltStack