The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra-Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ultra-Low Latency
UK / England
Rank 562 569 571
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 12 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.046% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.056% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 25
Median daily rate £600 £600 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £447 £643
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34196 37462 36478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.46% 82.05% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 24555 24009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1090 988
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Ultra-Low Latency as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ultra-Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ultra-Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the England region.

Ultra-Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in England

Ultra-Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
London -15 12 £600 - 10
Ultra-Low Latency
UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 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 England region with a requirement for Ultra-Low Latency.

1 19 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 12 (63.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (47.37%) C++
3 9 (47.37%) Unix
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Front Office
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
7 5 (26.32%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (26.32%) Banking
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
7 5 (26.32%) OOP
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) CCIE
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Juniper
8 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
8 4 (21.05%) VRRP
8 4 (21.05%) IPsec
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 4 (21.05%) BGP
8 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
8 4 (21.05%) Aruba

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) BGP
3 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
3 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) HSRP
3 4 (21.05%) IPsec
3 4 (21.05%) Multicast
3 4 (21.05%) OSPF
3 4 (21.05%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (21.05%) VRRP
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) FTP
4 1 (5.26%) IGMP
4 1 (5.26%) InfiniBand
4 1 (5.26%) SSH
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Front Office
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C++ Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Linux Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Data Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (21.05%) Ultra Messaging
3 3 (15.79%) JMS
3 3 (15.79%) Rendezvous
3 3 (15.79%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Equities
4 1 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Unix
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 7 (36.84%) OO
3 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
4 5 (26.32%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (26.32%) OOP
5 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Code Optimisation
7 2 (10.53%) OOD
7 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (5.26%) Market Making
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCIE
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Aruba
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) F5
1 4 (21.05%) Juniper
1 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
2 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
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