The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grid Computing
England / South East
Rank - 250 251
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.036% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.11% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2141 2611 2811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.92% 31.27% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1509 1513
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 177 169
Median hourly rate £19.81 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.16% +111.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £58.65 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grid Computing across the South East region.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing 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 South East region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Teradata
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
1 9 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 9 (100.00%) High Availability
1 9 (100.00%) HBase
1 9 (100.00%) Big Data
1 9 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (88.89%) HDFS
2 8 (88.89%) Ambari
2 8 (88.89%) Oozie

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (88.89%) Apache
1 8 (88.89%) Apache Pig
1 8 (88.89%) Apache Solr
1 8 (88.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (100.00%) Big Data
1 9 (100.00%) HBase
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Apache Hive
2 8 (88.89%) Apache Zeppelin
2 8 (88.89%) Hadoop
2 8 (88.89%) Sqoop
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Administrator
2 7 (77.78%) Data Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Hadoop Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Apache Tez
1 8 (88.89%) Kafka
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) High Availability
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
1 9 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (88.89%) Analytics
2 8 (88.89%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (88.89%) Apache Flume
2 8 (88.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (88.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Ambari
1 8 (88.89%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (88.89%) Oozie
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Teradata
2 8 (88.89%) Hortonworks