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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 618 625 593
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -32
Contract jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 5 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.015% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.019% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 17
Median daily rate £500 £675 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £710 £825
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
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
41033 42790 40729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.46% 81.10% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27378 28497 25825
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1032 1184 1147
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -3 5 £500 -25.92% 6
Ultra-Low Latency
UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 9 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Front Office
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) CCIE
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 4 (44.44%) VRRP
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (44.44%) Multicast
3 4 (44.44%) HSRP
3 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
3 4 (44.44%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Aruba
3 4 (44.44%) F5

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 4 (44.44%) BGP
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
1 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) HSRP
1 4 (44.44%) IPsec
1 4 (44.44%) Multicast
1 4 (44.44%) OSPF
1 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) VRRP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) NGN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) KDB
1 1 (11.11%) Kdb+
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Front Office
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Data Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Low Latency Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) FX Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (11.11%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Equities
3 1 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (44.44%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Code Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) High-Frequency Trading
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Market Making
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCIE
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Aruba
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) F5
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
1 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk
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