Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 235 217
Rank change year-on-year -16 -18 -30
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 2 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 12
City of London median daily rate £600 £663 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.43% +23.26% -14.00%
Central London median daily rate £600 £663 £538
% change year-on-year -9.43% +23.26% -14.00%
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 2,772 3,011 2,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.69% 42.38% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,104 2,382 1,833
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £293 £319 £313
90th Percentile £700 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £485
% change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 27
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +14.47% -0.51%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.65 £13.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £48.35 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.53% +13.82% -2.55%

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 22 February 2019, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Operations
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Grid Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Creative Thinking
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp