Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 August 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
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Salt 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.20% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Essex median daily rate £544 - -
East of England median daily rate £431 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of 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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 222 160 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.63% 18.29% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 103 30
Essex median daily rate £522 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +70.83% -25.00%
10th Percentile £361 £303 £199
90th Percentile £644 £600 £476
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Essex median hourly rate £33.45 £13.03 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.67% -65.70% +28.90%
10th Percentile £24.77 £10.40 £29.60
90th Percentile £42.63 £15.85 £41.01
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.29% -16.17% -42.62%

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for Salt.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Go
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Go
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef