The first table below looks at the demand for Low Latency skills 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 Low Latency over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 243 229 238
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.060% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.084% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£425 £550 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +32.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £550 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £481
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6496 5932 6609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 70.67% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3585 3126 3129
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 260 341
Average hourly rate £26.98 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.08% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Low Latency
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Low Latency across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

Low Latency Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Low Latency
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 Low Latency within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Low Latency 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 Low Latency.

1 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
1 4 (57.14%) VBA
1 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (57.14%) Business Objects
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS Access
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (57.14%) MDX
1 4 (57.14%) QlikView
1 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects XI
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) OLAP
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Low Latency 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 Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) MS Access
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (57.14%) QlikView
1 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects XI
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Report Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) MDX
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) FFmpeg
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) Streaming Media
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
1 4 (57.14%) VBA
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Business Objects
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM