Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 September 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 137 144
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Salt 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.73% 1.32% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Manchester median daily rate £600 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% -
North West median daily rate £550 £466 £500
% change year-on-year +17.96% -6.75% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 405 304 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.68% 10.43% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 184 212
Manchester median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £211 £126 £213
90th Percentile £650 £600 £571
North West median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 8
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £11.70 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.64% -43.58% +80.26%
10th Percentile £10.68 £9.63 £16.76
90th Percentile £185.00 £41.00 £59.63
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £20.87
% change year-on-year +25.00% -32.90% +57.47%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Salt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Salt in Manchester

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Salt in Manchester

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salt in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Salt.

1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (100.00%) Ansible
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Terraform
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 3 (42.86%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Google
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing

Salt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) IPsec
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) IPFIX
2 2 (28.57%) Junos
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) MRTG
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) SNMP
2 2 (28.57%) TACACS
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) AMQP
3 1 (14.29%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQLite
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
3 1 (14.29%) RStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Java Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Kafka
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Debian
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (42.86%) Anomaly Detection
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Bourne shell
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) KVM
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Ansible
1 7 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) Terraform
3 2 (28.57%) Cacti
3 2 (28.57%) collectd
3 2 (28.57%) Grafana
3 2 (28.57%) Graphite
3 2 (28.57%) Icinga
3 2 (28.57%) Kibana
3 2 (28.57%) logstash
3 2 (28.57%) Nagios
3 2 (28.57%) Netcool
3 2 (28.57%) Observium
3 2 (28.57%) OpenNMS
3 2 (28.57%) Prometheus
3 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
2 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
2 2 (28.57%) Huawei
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) VMware