Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 July 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 198 191
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -
Contract jobs citing Salt 10 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.17% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.83% 1.47% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
East of England median daily rate £293 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £372 £388
90th Percentile £558 £466 £413
England median daily rate £525 £455 £550
% change year-on-year +15.38% -17.27% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -

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 East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 545 543 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.54% 11.71% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 295 252
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £230 £175 £176
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +5.29% +8.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 24
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -17.14% -27.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.94 £12.75
90th Percentile £27.77 £20.90 £42.36
England median hourly rate £19.70 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.44% -18.18% +8.99%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Salt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in the East of England

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Salt in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Salt in the East of England

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salt in the East of England

Salt
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -4 7 £275 -32.10%
Essex - 2 £544 -
Norfolk - 1 £450 -
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Salt.

1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
1 8 (80.00%) High Availability
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Ansible
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (40.00%) Human Resource Management
5 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (30.00%) Docker
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) Perl

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planner
1 2 (20.00%) Designer
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) High Availability
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (40.00%) Human Resource Management
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Go
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Ceph
3 1 (10.00%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Ansible
3 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Grafana
4 1 (10.00%) Prometheus
4 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp