Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 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
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 - 182
Rank change year-on-year - +182 -
Contract jobs citing Salt 23 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.51% - 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.80% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
East of England median daily rate £475 - £375
10th Percentile £406 - £345
90th Percentile £600 - £388
England median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 605 518 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.29% 10.91% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 293 230
East of England median daily rate £455 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £201 £216 £200
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 16
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.55% +3.42% -43.10%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.16 £13.63
90th Percentile £36.70 £30.10 £35.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.26 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.42% -13.73% -2.44%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire - 20 £475 - 1
Essex - 1 £378 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £413 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Salt.

1 23 (100.00%) Puppet
2 22 (95.65%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (91.30%) Jenkins
4 20 (86.96%) Docker
4 20 (86.96%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (86.96%) Python
5 19 (82.61%) Linux
5 19 (82.61%) DevOps
5 19 (82.61%) Kubernetes
6 18 (78.26%) Ansible
7 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
7 16 (69.57%) Perl
7 16 (69.57%) Ruby
8 15 (65.22%) Bash Shell
8 15 (65.22%) Terraform
9 13 (56.52%) Hadoop
9 13 (56.52%) CentOS
9 13 (56.52%) VMware
9 13 (56.52%) LAMP
9 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
9 13 (56.52%) Firewall
9 13 (56.52%) MySQL
9 13 (56.52%) NetApp
10 12 (52.17%) Apache
10 12 (52.17%) DNS
10 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
10 12 (52.17%) Nagios
10 12 (52.17%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (52.17%) PKI
10 12 (52.17%) nginx

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 12 (52.17%) Apache
1 12 (52.17%) nginx
1 12 (52.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 20 (86.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon S3
3 4 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (13.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (13.04%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (13.04%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (13.04%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (13.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (13.04%) Serverless
5 2 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
6 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) DNS
3 9 (39.13%) Unicast
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) FTP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Hadoop
1 13 (56.52%) MySQL
2 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
2 12 (52.17%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.35%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Jenkins
2 12 (52.17%) Vagrant
3 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
4 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 4 (17.39%) Subversion
5 3 (13.04%) Hudson
5 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.35%) CodeSonar
7 1 (4.35%) git-flow
7 1 (4.35%) Robot Framework
7 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Python Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) LAMP
2 12 (52.17%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (52.17%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (17.39%) Node.js
4 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.04%) boto
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) JSON
4 3 (13.04%) React
4 3 (13.04%) YAML
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) Django
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.35%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) PKI
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) CentOS
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) DevOps
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Data Security
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) Python
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 16 (69.57%) Perl
2 16 (69.57%) Ruby
3 15 (65.22%) Bash Shell
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) C
7 1 (4.35%) ANSI C
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) Korn
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) GIAC
2 1 (4.35%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SANS
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SSCP
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Docker
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (100.00%) Puppet
2 22 (95.65%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (82.61%) Kubernetes
4 18 (78.26%) Ansible
5 15 (65.22%) Terraform
6 12 (52.17%) Nagios
6 12 (52.17%) ZABBIX
7 5 (21.74%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) NetApp
1 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Nokia