The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 630 589 585
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -4
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 31 73 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 61 35
Median daily rate £575 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £413 -
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
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 across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18204 18958 18253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.39% 32.43% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11764 11939 10929
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 766 762
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.47 £46.50 £43.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grid Computing within the UK.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Grid Computing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing within the UK.

Grid Computing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Grid Computing
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
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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
England -37 31 £575 -4.16% 6
London -30 28 £588 -2.08% 3
City of London +19 3 £593 -3.26% 1
South East +16 2 £506 +35.00% 1
Berkshire - 2 £506 -
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £488 -
Reading - 1 £525 -

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 29 (55.77%) C#
2 20 (38.46%) Finance
3 19 (36.54%) Derivative
4 18 (34.62%) Windows
5 16 (30.77%) C++
5 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (28.85%) Java
7 14 (26.92%) Linux
8 13 (25.00%) Unix
8 13 (25.00%) Fixed Income
8 13 (25.00%) TDD
9 12 (23.08%) Risk Management
10 11 (21.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (21.15%) Oracle
11 10 (19.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 9 (17.31%) Monte Carlo Method
12 9 (17.31%) Banking
12 9 (17.31%) Analytics
12 9 (17.31%) Python
12 9 (17.31%) Quantitative Finance
12 9 (17.31%) Performance Optimisation
13 8 (15.38%) Firewall
13 8 (15.38%) Clustering
13 8 (15.38%) Web Services
14 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
14 7 (13.46%) DevOps
14 7 (13.46%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (13.46%) DataSynapse
14 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (13.46%) Solaris

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (9.62%) Apache
1 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) iPlanet
2 4 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (5.77%) JBoss
3 3 (5.77%) SAS
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) PaaS
2 3 (5.77%) IaaS
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) HTTP
3 6 (11.54%) LDAP
3 6 (11.54%) SAN
4 5 (9.62%) DHCP
4 5 (9.62%) DNS
4 5 (9.62%) FTP
5 4 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 4 (7.69%) NAS
5 4 (7.69%) SSH
6 3 (5.77%) DDNS
6 3 (5.77%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.92%) LAN
7 1 (1.92%) Network Security
7 1 (1.92%) SMTP
7 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Big Data
3 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.69%) DB2
5 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.77%) MySQL
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.85%) SAS EBI
6 2 (3.85%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.92%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.92%) Impala
7 1 (1.92%) Mahout
7 1 (1.92%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.85%) VisualVM
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Front Office
5 2 (3.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) C# Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Developer
3 11 (21.15%) C++ Developer
4 10 (19.23%) C++/C# Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Grid Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Agile C# Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Qualitative Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Quantitative Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Consultant
7 6 (11.54%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Grid Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark Developer
10 2 (3.85%) C# Quant Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Cassandra Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 7 (13.46%) J2EE
2 7 (13.46%) Middleware
3 6 (11.54%) .NET
4 5 (9.62%) RESTful
4 5 (9.62%) XML
5 4 (7.69%) JSP
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (5.77%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (5.77%) ELK Stack
7 2 (3.85%) JMS
7 2 (3.85%) JMX
7 2 (3.85%) Kafka
7 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.85%) REST
7 2 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (3.85%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (3.85%) WCF
7 2 (3.85%) WF
7 2 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Derivative
2 13 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 11 (21.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (19.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 8 (15.38%) Clustering
6 7 (13.46%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
8 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
8 4 (7.69%) HP Storage
8 4 (7.69%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.69%) Statistics
8 4 (7.69%) Virtual Team
9 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
9 3 (5.77%) Market Risk
10 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
10 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
10 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
11 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Linux
3 13 (25.00%) Unix
4 7 (13.46%) Solaris
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.62%) AIX
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) TDD
3 12 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 9 (17.31%) Analytics
4 9 (17.31%) Monte Carlo Method
4 9 (17.31%) Performance Optimisation
4 9 (17.31%) Quantitative Finance
5 7 (13.46%) DevOps
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
6 5 (9.62%) SOA
7 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.69%) Numerical Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) QMS
7 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C#
2 16 (30.77%) C++
3 15 (28.85%) Java
4 9 (17.31%) Python
5 6 (11.54%) Perl
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
6 4 (7.69%) C
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) Scala
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) Haskell
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) PhD
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) JSP 440
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.85%) XenServer
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.92%) HDFS
5 1 (1.92%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 4 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.69%) OpenView
2 4 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (5.77%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (3.85%) Ansible
4 2 (3.85%) Ganglia
4 2 (3.85%) Kibana
4 2 (3.85%) logstash
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.85%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.92%) Cacti
5 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.92%) Oozie
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) DataSynapse
2 7 (13.46%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) F5
3 6 (11.54%) TIBCO
4 5 (9.62%) Cognos
4 5 (9.62%) HP
4 5 (9.62%) Sun
5 4 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 4 (7.69%) BEA
5 4 (7.69%) BMC
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 4 (7.69%) EMC
5 4 (7.69%) IBM
5 4 (7.69%) NetApp
5 4 (7.69%) Opsware
5 4 (7.69%) Qualys
5 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.69%) Symantec
5 4 (7.69%) Veritas
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