Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 247 243
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing Salt 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.76% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
City of London median daily rate £613 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £478 £463 £313
90th Percentile £753 £655 £718
Central London median daily rate £650 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -
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 953 1,191 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.32% 16.82% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 961 667
City of London median daily rate £543 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +0.96% +9.47%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 6
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% -15.96% -19.09%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.80 £15.75
90th Percentile £50.31 £25.50 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.63% -1.58% -30.91%

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 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salt in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) AWS
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (50.00%) Terraform
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Jetty
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) Groovy
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium

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 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Jetty
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (16.67%) Datadog
3 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Ant
4 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (33.33%) FishEye
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Leiningen
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (33.33%) Poseidon for UML
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
4 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
1 2 (33.33%) GWT
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) JMS
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
1 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
1 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (33.33%) React
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) STL
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Debian
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (33.33%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Clojure
3 2 (33.33%) ClojureScript
3 2 (33.33%) Groovy
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) Terraform
4 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (16.67%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cloudera
2 2 (33.33%) Hortonworks
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 1 (16.67%) VMware