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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 603 599 574
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 11 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.032% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.039% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 30
Median daily rate £663 £675 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £439 £613
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £705 £803
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Ultra-Low Latency
UK

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
38449 40754 40404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 26815 26724
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 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1222 1146
Median hourly rate £28.33 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Ultra-Low Latency Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 11 £663 -1.85% 14
Ultra-Low Latency
UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (45.45%) Front Office
4 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
4 5 (45.45%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) CCIE
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 4 (36.36%) OSPF
5 4 (36.36%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
5 4 (36.36%) VRRP
5 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) IPsec
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (36.36%) Aruba
5 4 (36.36%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) Ultra Messaging
5 4 (36.36%) Multicast

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 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) BGP
2 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
2 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) HSRP
2 4 (36.36%) IPsec
2 4 (36.36%) Multicast
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
2 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (36.36%) VRRP
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) IGMP
3 1 (9.09%) InfiniBand
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
General
1 5 (45.45%) Front Office
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Data Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Low Latency Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Data Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Ultra Messaging
2 3 (27.27%) JMS
2 3 (27.27%) Rendezvous
2 3 (27.27%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 5 (45.45%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Code Optimisation
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Market Making
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCIE
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Aruba
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) F5
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
1 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
2 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Sun