Period
to 1 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 1 March 2021 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 > London
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 394 459 563
Rank change year-on-year +65 +104 -6
Contract jobs citing Salt 29 25 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.090% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 0.59% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 39
Median daily rate £473 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £428 £383 £448
90th Percentile £700 £733 £640
England median daily rate £474 £525 £570
% change year-on-year -9.76% -7.89% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 3,358 4,253 7,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.03% 15.28% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,492 3,149 5,256
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £375 £319 £360
90th Percentile £700 £700 £676
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 77
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £20.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% -9.42% -10.04%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.42 £13.19
90th Percentile £68.00 £26.75 £45.38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.43 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.96% -0.40% +5.69%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Salt as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in London

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Salt in London.

Daily rate trend for Salt in London

Salt
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Salt in London over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Salt in London

Salt
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salt within the London region over the 6 months to 1 March 2021. 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
Central London +73 7 £475 -9.52% 3
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Salt.

1 28 (96.55%) Puppet
1 28 (96.55%) Ansible
2 27 (93.10%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (82.76%) Python
4 23 (79.31%) Linux
4 23 (79.31%) Configuration Management
5 16 (55.17%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
6 15 (51.72%) DevOps
7 14 (48.28%) Finance
8 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (44.83%) AWS
9 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
10 11 (37.93%) Docker
10 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure as Code
11 10 (34.48%) Prometheus
11 10 (34.48%) Grafana
11 10 (34.48%) GitHub
11 10 (34.48%) Unix
12 9 (31.03%) Banking
12 9 (31.03%) VMware
12 9 (31.03%) Bitbucket
12 9 (31.03%) Terraform
12 9 (31.03%) GCP
12 9 (31.03%) GitLab
13 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Automation
13 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
13 8 (27.59%) Azure
14 7 (24.14%) Go

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (17.24%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) AWS
2 10 (34.48%) GitHub
3 9 (31.03%) GCP
4 8 (27.59%) Azure
5 6 (20.69%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (20.69%) Datadog
6 5 (17.24%) npm
6 5 (17.24%) Yarn
7 4 (13.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (10.34%) OpenShift
9 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
10 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
10 1 (3.45%) IaaS
10 1 (3.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) BGP
3 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) H.323
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) MGCP
3 2 (6.90%) MPLS
3 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) VRRP
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Wireless
3 2 (6.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (31.03%) Bitbucket
2 9 (31.03%) GitLab
3 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.69%) Maven
5 5 (17.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (17.24%) Gerrit
5 5 (17.24%) Gradle
5 5 (17.24%) JIRA
6 4 (13.79%) Artifactory
7 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (3.45%) CircleCI
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Service Operations Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Support Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) Kafka
2 4 (13.79%) YAML
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 2 (6.90%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) Django
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.45%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.79%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Unix
4 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Configuration Management
2 15 (51.72%) DevOps
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Automation
6 7 (24.14%) Microservices
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (20.69%) High Availability
7 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
8 5 (17.24%) Dependency Management
8 5 (17.24%) Project Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) Time Management
10 3 (10.34%) Open Source
10 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
11 2 (6.90%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Python
2 16 (55.17%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) Go
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
4 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
5 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.79%) C++
7 3 (10.34%) Groovy
8 2 (6.90%) R
9 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCIE
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Docker
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) VMware NSX
4 3 (10.34%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (96.55%) Ansible
1 28 (96.55%) Puppet
2 27 (93.10%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (34.48%) Grafana
3 10 (34.48%) Prometheus
4 9 (31.03%) Terraform
5 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (6.90%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (3.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) SaltStack
4 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) Confluent
4 4 (13.79%) Splunk
4 4 (13.79%) Symantec
4 4 (13.79%) Veritas
5 3 (10.34%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.90%) Cadence
6 2 (6.90%) ExtraHop
6 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Google