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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 260 267 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.021% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Grid Computing
England

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
2757 3023 2681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.27% 32.03% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1605 1448
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 136 153
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Berkshire - 1 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (60.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory

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 3 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOrch
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle