Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 538 531 582
Rank change year-on-year -7 +51 -25
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 94 85 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.19% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.45% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 57 21
London median daily rate £563 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £414 £400 £413
90th Percentile £742 £638 £638
England median daily rate £550 £485 £488
% change year-on-year +13.40% -0.51% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18903 19075 19674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.51% 42.79% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12849 12712 13039
London median daily rate £475 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.41% +1.41%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 280 404
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.73
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

SaltStack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SaltStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +3 19 £600 +20.00% 8
South London - 4 £556 -
SaltStack
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 82 (87.23%) Ansible
2 73 (77.66%) DevOps
3 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (67.02%) Linux
5 48 (51.06%) Puppet
6 44 (46.81%) MongoDB
6 44 (46.81%) Python
7 42 (44.68%) Jenkins
8 41 (43.62%) Amazon AWS
9 40 (42.55%) Docker
9 40 (42.55%) VMware
10 38 (40.43%) MySQL
11 37 (39.36%) Continuous Delivery
12 35 (37.23%) Opscode Chef
12 35 (37.23%) Configuration Management
13 33 (35.11%) Ubuntu
14 32 (34.04%) Open Source
15 31 (32.98%) Terraform
16 30 (31.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 29 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (30.85%) SSL
18 28 (29.79%) HTTP
18 28 (29.79%) PostgreSQL
18 28 (29.79%) vCloud
19 27 (28.72%) OpenStack
19 27 (28.72%) TCP/IP
20 26 (27.66%) Git (software)
21 25 (26.60%) Java
22 20 (21.28%) Web Services
22 20 (21.28%) Red Hat

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 27 (28.72%) OpenStack
2 13 (13.83%) nginx
3 9 (9.57%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (7.45%) Apache
6 5 (5.32%) Apache Spark
7 3 (3.19%) Confluence
8 2 (2.13%) Apache Pig
8 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.06%) CloudStack
9 1 (1.06%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 41 (43.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (8.51%) Amazon S3
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (7.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (7.45%) GitHub
4 7 (7.45%) IaaS
5 5 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (5.32%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (5.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (4.26%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (4.26%) Route 53
7 3 (3.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (3.19%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (3.19%) PaaS
8 2 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.13%) Serverless
9 1 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.06%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.85%) SSL
2 28 (29.79%) HTTP
3 27 (28.72%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.32%) Kerberos
4 5 (5.32%) LDAP
5 4 (4.26%) DNS
6 2 (2.13%) Internet
6 2 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (1.06%) DHCP
7 1 (1.06%) Firewall
7 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.06%) LAN
7 1 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (46.81%) MongoDB
2 38 (40.43%) MySQL
3 28 (29.79%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (21.28%) Hadoop
5 19 (20.21%) Big Data
6 6 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (4.26%) HBase
8 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.19%) Bigtable
9 3 (3.19%) Cloudera CDH
9 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.19%) Neo4j
9 3 (3.19%) Riak
10 2 (2.13%) Impala
10 2 (2.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 42 (44.68%) Jenkins
2 26 (27.66%) Git (software)
3 17 (18.09%) Vagrant
4 8 (8.51%) Ant
5 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.26%) JIRA
5 4 (4.26%) Subversion
6 3 (3.19%) Hudson
7 2 (2.13%) Grunt
7 2 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.13%) Maven
7 2 (2.13%) Protractor
7 2 (2.13%) Selenium
8 1 (1.06%) Apache Archiva
8 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.06%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.06%) git-flow
8 1 (1.06%) gulp
8 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Banking
2 8 (8.51%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (40.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (27.66%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (23.40%) VMware Engineer
4 21 (22.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (18.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 17 (18.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 17 (18.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 16 (17.02%) Consultant
6 16 (17.02%) DevOps Consultant
7 13 (13.83%) Senior DevOps
7 13 (13.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (12.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (11.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 10 (10.64%) Developer
11 9 (9.57%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (8.51%) AWS DevOps
13 6 (6.38%) Java Developer
14 5 (5.32%) Administrator
14 5 (5.32%) Cloud Engineer
15 4 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) Web Services
2 12 (12.77%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (12.77%) REST
3 10 (10.64%) Sensu
4 6 (6.38%) .NET
5 5 (5.32%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (3.19%) Kafka
6 3 (3.19%) RESTful
6 3 (3.19%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (3.19%) Samza
7 2 (2.13%) LAMP
7 2 (2.13%) Node.js
7 2 (2.13%) PySpark
7 2 (2.13%) scikit-learn
7 2 (2.13%) SOAP
8 1 (1.06%) CSS
8 1 (1.06%) HTML
8 1 (1.06%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.06%) React
8 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.06%) Blog
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Fintech
4 1 (1.06%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.02%) Linux
2 33 (35.11%) Ubuntu
3 30 (31.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.64%) Unix
5 5 (5.32%) Windows
6 4 (4.26%) Solaris
7 3 (3.19%) CentOS
7 3 (3.19%) VMS
8 2 (2.13%) Android
8 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.13%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.06%) DC/OS
9 1 (1.06%) RancherOS
9 1 (1.06%) SUSE
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (77.66%) DevOps
2 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (39.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 35 (37.23%) Configuration Management
5 32 (34.04%) Open Source
6 29 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (20.21%) Kanban
8 18 (19.15%) Scrum
9 7 (7.45%) TDD
10 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.32%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.26%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (4.26%) Investment Management
11 4 (4.26%) Migration
11 4 (4.26%) Web Operations
12 3 (3.19%) Customer Insight
12 3 (3.19%) Data Engineering
12 3 (3.19%) ETL
12 3 (3.19%) Process Architecture
12 3 (3.19%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.81%) Python
2 25 (26.60%) Java
3 14 (14.89%) Bash Shell
4 13 (13.83%) Go
5 10 (10.64%) Ruby
6 8 (8.51%) Perl
7 7 (7.45%) Scala
7 7 (7.45%) SQL
8 6 (6.38%) PHP
9 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.19%) C++
10 3 (3.19%) Clojure
10 3 (3.19%) Groovy
10 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.13%) COBOL
12 1 (1.06%) C
12 1 (1.06%) C#
12 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) GCP
System Software
1 40 (42.55%) Docker
2 28 (29.79%) vCloud
3 17 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.26%) NFS
5 3 (3.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (3.19%) HDFS
5 3 (3.19%) KVM
5 3 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Flume
6 2 (2.13%) OpenDJ
6 2 (2.13%) OpenIDM
7 1 (1.06%) Ceph
7 1 (1.06%) etcd
7 1 (1.06%) Squid
7 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 82 (87.23%) Ansible
2 48 (51.06%) Puppet
3 35 (37.23%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (32.98%) Terraform
5 18 (19.15%) Salt
6 13 (13.83%) Kubernetes
7 4 (4.26%) logstash
7 4 (4.26%) Nagios
8 3 (3.19%) collectd
8 3 (3.19%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (3.19%) Kibana
8 3 (3.19%) Rancher
8 3 (3.19%) SCCM
8 3 (3.19%) StatsD
9 2 (2.13%) Control-M
9 2 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (2.13%) Mesos
9 2 (2.13%) Oozie
9 2 (2.13%) Packer
10 1 (1.06%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 40 (42.55%) VMware
2 20 (21.28%) Red Hat
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle
4 6 (6.38%) Cloudera
5 5 (5.32%) EMC
5 5 (5.32%) Isilon
5 5 (5.32%) Splunk
6 4 (4.26%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.19%) Google
7 3 (3.19%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.13%) ForgeRock
8 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.13%) Palantir
9 1 (1.06%) HP
9 1 (1.06%) IBM
9 1 (1.06%) New Relic
9 1 (1.06%) Tableau
9 1 (1.06%) TOWER Software