Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Low Latency skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Low Latency over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Low Latency
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 149 157
Rank change year-on-year +22 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.032% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.038% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
East Midlands median daily rate £345 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £341 £450 £513
90th Percentile £349 £450 £538
England median daily rate £650 £625 £600
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 -

Low Latency is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,203 2,623 2,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.80% 84.37% 83.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,442 1,655 1,747
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 67
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.45 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +10.36% -13.58%
10th Percentile £9.61 £9.37 £8.76
90th Percentile £40.70 £47.50 £39.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £22.84
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.12% +3.80%

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Low Latency as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in the East Midlands

Low Latency
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Low Latency in the East Midlands

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 4 £345 - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 1 - -
Low Latency
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) HSRP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VRRP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Cassandra DBA
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Arista
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto