The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 229 237 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 25 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.034% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.047% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 17 £475 +72.72%
Hampshire - 5 £400 -
Surrey - 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 - 1
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (76.00%) Big Data
2 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (60.00%) JMS
4 13 (52.00%) HTTP
4 13 (52.00%) WSDL
4 13 (52.00%) IBM
4 13 (52.00%) XML
4 13 (52.00%) SOAP
5 12 (48.00%) DataPower
5 12 (48.00%) High Availability
6 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
7 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) DB2
8 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
9 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) Ab Initio
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) Middleware
10 5 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
11 4 (16.00%) UNIX
12 3 (12.00%) Linux
12 3 (12.00%) Python
12 3 (12.00%) CCNP
12 3 (12.00%) CCNA
12 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (12.00%) Nokia

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (52.00%) HTTP
3 3 (12.00%) SSL
3 3 (12.00%) ATM
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) OSPF
3 3 (12.00%) BGP
3 3 (12.00%) TACACS
3 3 (12.00%) IPsec
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) Big Data
2 7 (28.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) ANTLR
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) VisualVM
1 2 (8.00%) YourKit
1 2 (8.00%) Maven
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) SCons
2 1 (4.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (4.00%) GCC
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) JMS
2 13 (52.00%) WSDL
2 13 (52.00%) XML
2 13 (52.00%) SOAP
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) Middleware
4 5 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) XACML
6 2 (8.00%) Drools
6 2 (8.00%) REST
6 2 (8.00%) MyBatis
6 2 (8.00%) Spring
6 2 (8.00%) Apache Thrift
7 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) DataPower
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) High Availability
2 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.00%) BPMN
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Code Coverage
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Android Development
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNP
1 3 (12.00%) CCNA
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) IBM
2 6 (24.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (12.00%) Nokia
3 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) BT
4 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy