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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 258 - 231
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% - 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% - 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£375 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2888 2576 2394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 28.87% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 1380 1151
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 139 172
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Hampshire - 2 £375 -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Grid Computing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Grid Computing.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) GigaSpaces
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (25.00%) XMLSpy
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Grid Computing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Grid Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) XMLSpy
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
1 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft