Period
to 5 April 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SaltStack products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaltStack over the 6 months to 5 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SaltStack.

SaltStack
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 240 242
Rank change year-on-year +67 +2 -18
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 2 8 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.048% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.30% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
Median daily rate £431 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.59% -8.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £413 £467 £563
90th Percentile £454 £575 £665
Central London median daily rate £438 £550 £600
% change year-on-year -20.45% -8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

SaltStack is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,579 2,675 2,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.86% 39.19% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,115 1,991 2,024
Median daily rate £475 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £239 £259 £280
90th Percentile £663 £660 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 65
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -1.58% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.65 £31.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.13 £21.50
% change year-on-year +4.58% -11.05% +34.38%

SaltStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SaltStack in the City of London

SaltStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for SaltStack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SaltStack 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 SaltStack.

1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) GCP
2 1 (50.00%) Liquibase
2 1 (50.00%) zsh
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell

SaltStack
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 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Liquibase
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Kafka
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Go
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google