The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SaltStack products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaltStack over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SaltStack.

SaltStack
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 409 401
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8  
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 37 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 22
Median daily rate £550 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -20.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £390 £575
% change year-on-year +28.20% -32.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SaltStack is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8559 8971 10328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.29% 41.33% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5792 6194 6826
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 115 257
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.00% -6.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.65 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

SaltStack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SaltStack as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SaltStack in London

SaltStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SaltStack in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SaltStack in London

SaltStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaltStack in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaltStack in London

SaltStack
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 SaltStack within the London region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 5 £425 -2.85% 1
SaltStack
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SaltStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SaltStack.

1 57 (79.17%) DevOps
2 56 (77.78%) Ansible
3 46 (63.89%) Linux
4 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (54.17%) Python
5 39 (54.17%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (52.78%) Puppet
7 33 (45.83%) Jenkins
8 27 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 25 (34.72%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (34.72%) Docker
10 23 (31.94%) Perl
11 22 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (29.17%) Configuration Management
13 20 (27.78%) Red Hat
13 20 (27.78%) Unix
14 19 (26.39%) Open Source
15 17 (23.61%) MongoDB
15 17 (23.61%) Migration
16 16 (22.22%) VMware
16 16 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (20.83%) Bash Shell
17 15 (20.83%) SQL
17 15 (20.83%) MySQL
18 13 (18.06%) Solaris
18 13 (18.06%) HTTP
18 13 (18.06%) vCloud
18 13 (18.06%) Terraform
19 12 (16.67%) SSL

SaltStack
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 11 (15.28%) OpenStack
2 6 (8.33%) nginx
3 5 (6.94%) Apache
4 3 (4.17%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.39%) Confluence
6 1 (1.39%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.72%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.11%) IaaS
4 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.17%) GitHub
5 3 (4.17%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Slack
6 2 (2.78%) SoftLayer
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.39%) Office 365
7 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) HTTP
2 12 (16.67%) SSL
2 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.28%) DNS
4 8 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 8 (11.11%) LDAP
5 7 (9.72%) DHCP
6 3 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.39%) Firewall
7 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.39%) LAN
7 1 (1.39%) SSH
7 1 (1.39%) WAN
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) MongoDB
2 15 (20.83%) MySQL
3 7 (9.72%) Big Data
3 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.78%) Bigtable
6 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.78%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.78%) Redis
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) RethinkDB
6 2 (2.78%) Riak
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.39%) Cloudera CDH
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (45.83%) Jenkins
2 27 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.50%) JIRA
3 9 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 6 (8.33%) Hudson
4 6 (8.33%) Maven
5 5 (6.94%) Selenium
6 3 (4.17%) Artifactory
6 3 (4.17%) Gradle
6 3 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (4.17%) Protractor
6 3 (4.17%) Subversion
6 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.78%) AnthillPro
7 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.78%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.78%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (22.22%) Consultant
2 16 (22.22%) Developer
3 13 (18.06%) DevOps Consultant
4 9 (12.50%) Perl Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Administrator
8 5 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (6.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (6.94%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (6.94%) RESTful
3 4 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (5.56%) SOAP
4 3 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (4.17%) Sensu
5 2 (2.78%) boto
5 2 (2.78%) Kafka
5 2 (2.78%) LAMP
5 2 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) Samza
6 1 (1.39%) .NET
6 1 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.39%) Django
6 1 (1.39%) Java EE
6 1 (1.39%) JMS
6 1 (1.39%) Node.js
6 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 5 (6.94%) CMDB
2 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.78%) Life Science
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.89%) Linux
2 22 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (27.78%) Unix
4 13 (18.06%) Solaris
5 10 (13.89%) Ubuntu
6 7 (9.72%) Windows
7 6 (8.33%) VMS
8 1 (1.39%) CentOS
8 1 (1.39%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (79.17%) DevOps
2 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (29.17%) Configuration Management
5 19 (26.39%) Open Source
6 17 (23.61%) Migration
7 16 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (12.50%) Kanban
9 6 (8.33%) Scrum
10 5 (6.94%) High Availability
10 5 (6.94%) Low Latency
10 5 (6.94%) TDD
11 4 (5.56%) High-Frequency Trading
11 4 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
12 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (4.17%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) Python
2 23 (31.94%) Perl
3 15 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 15 (20.83%) SQL
4 9 (12.50%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) Ruby
6 4 (5.56%) Go
6 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.17%) Scala
8 2 (2.78%) Clojure
8 2 (2.78%) Groovy
8 2 (2.78%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (34.72%) Docker
2 13 (18.06%) vCloud
3 12 (16.67%) NFS
4 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.17%) KVM
7 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (77.78%) Ansible
2 39 (54.17%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (52.78%) Puppet
4 13 (18.06%) Terraform
5 9 (12.50%) Kubernetes
6 5 (6.94%) Rancher
6 5 (6.94%) Salt
7 4 (5.56%) OpenIDM
8 3 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (4.17%) Grafana
8 3 (4.17%) logstash
9 2 (2.78%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (2.78%) Consul
9 2 (2.78%) Graphite
9 2 (2.78%) Kibana
9 2 (2.78%) Marathon
9 2 (2.78%) Mesos
9 2 (2.78%) Nagios
9 2 (2.78%) Prometheus
9 2 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 16 (22.22%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle
4 5 (6.94%) AppDynamics
4 5 (6.94%) EMC
5 4 (5.56%) ForgeRock
5 4 (5.56%) Google
5 4 (5.56%) Isilon
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.17%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.78%) CA
7 2 (2.78%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (2.78%) XebiaLabs
8 1 (1.39%) Splunk
8 1 (1.39%) Tableau
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