Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 101 233
Rank change year-on-year -72 +132 +8
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 4 14 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.79% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 2.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 6
10th Percentile " £413 £533
25th Percentile £463 £488 £613
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £520 £650
Median % change year-on-year -1.44% -20.00% +25.30%
75th Percentile £566 £634 £688
90th Percentile £571 £638 £713
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £650
% change year-on-year -2.38% -19.23% +25.30%

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 1,263 661 2,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.58% 37.26% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 456 1,859
10th Percentile £350 £313 £290
25th Percentile £425 £413 £407
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 53
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.76 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.38 £14.44 £12.50
Median hourly rate £14.25 £19.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% -7.32% +9.63%
75th Percentile £23.00 £22.13 £22.93
90th Percentile £28.00 £30.08 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.83% -14.29% +10.53%

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 25 September 2021, 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 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (75.00%) QRadar
2 3 (75.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) CyberArk
2 3 (75.00%) Storage Management
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (75.00%) Qualys
2 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) BMC
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Netcool

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Confluence
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) GCP
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Serena SBM
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Site Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (75.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Storage Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) API Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas File System
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Control-M
2 3 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (75.00%) Netcool
2 3 (75.00%) QRadar
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Terraform
4 1 (25.00%) Icinga
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) BMC
2 3 (75.00%) CyberArk
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Qualys
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Serena
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec