Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Runbook skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Runbook over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

Runbook
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 522 541 532
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9 +21
Contract jobs citing Runbook 117 76 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 43 55
London median daily rate £511 £485 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -3.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £362 £353 £325
90th Percentile £733 £642 £625
England median daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £32.48 -
England median hourly rate - £32.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +159.80% -

Runbook 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 39,948 37,351 39,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.77% 87.64% 86.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,924 26,683 28,562
London median daily rate £500 £498 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 380 345
London median hourly rate £23.25 £23.38 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +8.72% +7.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.21 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.54 £50.00 £54.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.48 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.43% -0.09% +8.60%

Runbook
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Runbook as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Runbook in London

Runbook
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Runbook in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Runbook in London

Runbook
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Runbook in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Runbook in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Runbook in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Runbook in London

Runbook
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Runbook within the London region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Central London -7 20 £513 +6.49% 4
East London -21 1 - -
South London - 1 £575 -
Runbook
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Runbook 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 London region with a requirement for Runbook.

1 46 (39.32%) PowerShell
2 43 (36.75%) Windows
3 42 (35.90%) Active Directory
4 39 (33.33%) Finance
5 36 (30.77%) Migration
6 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
7 29 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (23.08%) Windows 10
9 25 (21.37%) Office 365
10 20 (17.09%) SCCM
11 19 (16.24%) VMware
11 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (16.24%) Linux
12 17 (14.53%) Banking
13 16 (13.68%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (12.82%) DevOps
14 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (11.97%) SQL
15 14 (11.97%) WAN
15 14 (11.97%) Ivanti
15 14 (11.97%) Change Control
16 13 (11.11%) LAN
16 13 (11.11%) Cisco
16 13 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (10.26%) CCIE
17 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (10.26%) User Experience
18 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (9.40%) Test Automation

Runbook
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.55%) Skype for Business
2 8 (6.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.98%) Apache
4 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.56%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.71%) IIS
6 2 (1.71%) JBoss
6 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.85%) Confluence
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (21.37%) Office 365
3 16 (13.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (7.69%) IaaS
6 8 (6.84%) PaaS
7 2 (1.71%) Akamai
7 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) WAN
2 13 (11.11%) LAN
2 13 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (9.40%) LTE
4 10 (8.55%) DNS
5 6 (5.13%) Internet
5 6 (5.13%) X.509
6 5 (4.27%) Firewall
6 5 (4.27%) Intranet
7 4 (3.42%) SAN
7 4 (3.42%) SSL
7 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.42%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.56%) HTTP
9 2 (1.71%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.71%) H.323
9 2 (1.71%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.71%) VoIP
9 2 (1.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.71%) DB2
5 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.71%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) InstallShield
2 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.56%) JIRA
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (1.71%) Maven
3 2 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.85%) TestDirector
General
1 39 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Advertising
4 3 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 2 (1.71%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (16.24%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (11.97%) Analyst
2 14 (11.97%) Architect
3 12 (10.26%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Security Specialist
6 7 (5.98%) Consultant
6 7 (5.98%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.13%) Application Security Specialist
7 6 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (5.13%) Cloud Specialist
7 6 (5.13%) Data Centre Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Migration Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 6 (5.13%) Senior Security Specialist
7 6 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) Web Services
2 6 (5.13%) Software Packaging
3 4 (3.42%) .NET
3 4 (3.42%) Java EE
4 3 (2.56%) LDAP
5 2 (1.71%) Ajax
5 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.71%) CSS
5 2 (1.71%) HTML
5 2 (1.71%) jQuery
5 2 (1.71%) JSON
5 2 (1.71%) Middleware
5 2 (1.71%) RESTful
5 2 (1.71%) WebRTC
5 2 (1.71%) WebSockets
5 2 (1.71%) XML
6 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.85%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.85%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.85%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) User Experience
2 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.55%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.69%) PKI
5 6 (5.13%) Fintech
6 5 (4.27%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.42%) Equities
8 3 (2.56%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.71%) Derivative
9 2 (1.71%) Digital Signage
9 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.71%) IPTV
9 2 (1.71%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (36.75%) Windows
2 27 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 19 (16.24%) Linux
4 10 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.84%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.13%) CentOS
6 6 (5.13%) SUSE
7 4 (3.42%) Unix
8 2 (1.71%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.71%) VMS
9 1 (0.85%) AIX
9 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) Solaris
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.77%) Migration
2 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.82%) DevOps
3 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (11.97%) Change Control
5 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
6 10 (8.55%) Project Management
7 9 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (7.69%) Security Testing
8 8 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.98%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.98%) Information Security
9 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.98%) Time Management
10 6 (5.13%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 6 (5.13%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (5.13%) Use Case
11 5 (4.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (39.32%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.97%) SQL
3 8 (6.84%) Java
4 6 (5.13%) Python
4 6 (5.13%) VBScript
5 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.42%) Perl
6 3 (2.56%) Groovy
6 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.56%) VBA
7 2 (1.71%) C
7 2 (1.71%) C++
7 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (10.26%) CCIE
3 7 (5.98%) CEH
3 7 (5.98%) CISSP
3 7 (5.98%) SANS
3 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.13%) CISA
4 6 (5.13%) CSSLP
4 6 (5.13%) GIAC
4 6 (5.13%) OSCP
5 5 (4.27%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (2.56%) CCNP
6 3 (2.56%) Degree
7 2 (1.71%) CCNA
7 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.85%) GCIH
8 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) MiFID
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO 22301
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.69%) vSphere
3 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (5.13%) vCloud
5 3 (2.56%) Docker
5 3 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.71%) KVM
6 2 (1.71%) LXC
6 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (17.09%) SCCM
2 7 (5.98%) WMI
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.13%) Puppet
4 5 (4.27%) Ansible
4 5 (4.27%) PingFederate
4 5 (4.27%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.56%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.71%) PowerBroker
6 2 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.85%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.24%) VMware
3 14 (11.97%) Ivanti
4 13 (11.11%) Cisco
5 10 (8.55%) Citrix
6 7 (5.98%) EMC
6 7 (5.98%) F5
6 7 (5.98%) Juniper
6 7 (5.98%) NetApp
7 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.42%) Dell
8 4 (3.42%) HP
8 4 (3.42%) Splunk
9 3 (2.56%) CommVault
9 3 (2.56%) Oracle
10 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.71%) Capita
10 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.71%) Sybase
10 2 (1.71%) webMethods