Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Salt 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.19% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Essex median daily rate £458 - -
East of England median daily rate £475 - £400
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 213 137 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.52% 16.73% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 86 46
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +41.38% -12.12%
10th Percentile £375 £321 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £571
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £12.35 £35.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -65.42% +19.05%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.40 £27.22
90th Percentile £37.61 £15.76 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £16.88
% change year-on-year +19.29% -13.07% -55.00%

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in Essex over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salt in Essex

Salt
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £378 -
Salt
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL

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
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Go
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet