Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Grid Computing over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Grid Computing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 229 237
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 +29
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 15 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.31% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.72% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 3
City of London median daily rate £613 £606 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.03% +5.43% -9.80%
10th Percentile £603 £511 £563
90th Percentile £738 £643 £610
Central London median daily rate £613 £606 £575
% change year-on-year +1.03% +5.43% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Grid Computing is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,034 2,903 2,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.41% 42.76% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,363 2,203 2,253
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +1.06%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £306
90th Percentile £713 £699 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 34 25
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.94% +6.58% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.09 £12.59 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £73.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.12% +7.71% -16.67%

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Grid Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Grid Computing in the City of London

Grid Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Grid Computing in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Grid Computing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Front Office
4 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Investment Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (40.00%) WCF
5 6 (40.00%) Market Risk
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) WF
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Change Control
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
6 5 (33.33%) Analytics
6 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
8 3 (20.00%) LINQ

Grid Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Front Office
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Front Office Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# WCF Developer
4 2 (13.33%) WCF Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Grid Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) WCF
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) WF
3 3 (20.00%) LINQ
3 3 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) COM
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Market Risk
2 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
3 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
1 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (33.33%) Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Asynchronous Programming
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) SOLID
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware