Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 211 254
Rank change year-on-year +102 +43 -15
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 10 7 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 3
Median daily rate £515 £675 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +22.73% -8.33%
10th Percentile £435 £613 £515
90th Percentile £638 £708 £635
Central London median daily rate £515 £675 £550
% change year-on-year -23.70% +22.73% -8.33%
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 704 2,320 2,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.15% 40.18% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 1,779 2,007
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +0.10%
10th Percentile £293 £260 £225
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £493 £488
% change year-on-year +1.52% +1.03% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 42 72
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.67 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.09% +10.51% +3.89%
10th Percentile £12.99 £12.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £65.63 £51.53 £25.50
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.83 £18.70
% change year-on-year +9.22% +11.39% -

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

SaltStack
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SaltStack in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SaltStack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) Ansible
1 10 (100.00%) Docker
1 10 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (70.00%) Azure
3 7 (70.00%) AWS
3 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (70.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Terraform
5 4 (40.00%) Secure Coding
5 4 (40.00%) GoCD
5 4 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (40.00%) Log Correlation
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon Cognito
5 4 (40.00%) GitHub
5 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) Rundeck
5 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) Information Security
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Subversion

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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) AWS
1 7 (70.00%) Azure
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon Cognito
2 4 (40.00%) GitHub
3 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (30.00%) GCP
3 3 (30.00%) IaaS
3 3 (30.00%) PaaS
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) GoCD
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Liquibase
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) CloudOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Site Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Kafka
2 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) RxJS
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2019
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) Log Correlation
1 4 (40.00%) Secure Coding
1 4 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (30.00%) Actionable Insight
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Operations
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Microservices
2 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Go
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (30.00%) DBS Check
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Docker
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Ansible
1 10 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (60.00%) Terraform
4 4 (40.00%) Rundeck
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase