Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 535 510 515
Rank change year-on-year -25 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Runbook 98 54 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 47
London median daily rate £500 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +18.90%
10th Percentile £358 £233 £313
90th Percentile £731 £525 £624
England median daily rate £475 £433 £456
% change year-on-year +9.83% -5.21% +11.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £37.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +200.00% -

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 39,800 33,989 37,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.25% 86.44% 85.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,779 24,391 26,944
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 378 402
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +9.49%
10th Percentile £13.98 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.60 £52.50 £51.65
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%

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 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Runbook in London

Runbook
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 21 May 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 -14 31 £500 +5.26% 2
East London - 4 £625 -
South London - 3 £350 -
Runbook
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 (46.94%) Finance
2 34 (34.69%) Windows
3 27 (27.55%) Migration
4 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (22.45%) Active Directory
6 21 (21.43%) Banking
7 17 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (17.35%) Windows 10
8 16 (16.33%) WAN
8 16 (16.33%) Linux
9 15 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (15.31%) PowerShell
9 15 (15.31%) DevOps
10 13 (13.27%) SCCM
10 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.27%) CCIE
11 12 (12.24%) Cisco
11 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.24%) LAN
11 12 (12.24%) Java
11 12 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (12.24%) Test Automation
12 11 (11.22%) Information Security
12 11 (11.22%) Web Services
12 11 (11.22%) Python
12 11 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (10.20%) Change Control
13 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
13 10 (10.20%) LTE
14 9 (9.18%) Security Testing

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 5 (5.10%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.06%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.04%) Confluence
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) nginx
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Primavera
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.18%) Office 365
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.04%) Akamai
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.02%) GitHub
6 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) WAN
2 12 (12.24%) LAN
2 12 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (10.20%) LTE
4 8 (8.16%) DNS
5 6 (6.12%) X.509
6 5 (5.10%) HTTP
7 4 (4.08%) Firewall
7 4 (4.08%) H.323
7 4 (4.08%) SSL
7 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.08%) Unified Communications
7 4 (4.08%) VoIP
7 4 (4.08%) VPN
8 3 (3.06%) Converged Networks
8 3 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.06%) IPsec
8 3 (3.06%) MPLS
8 3 (3.06%) OSPF
8 3 (3.06%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.04%) Big Data
3 2 (2.04%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.02%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (1.02%) DB2
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) HBase
4 1 (1.02%) Impala
4 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.16%) JIRA
3 5 (5.10%) InstallShield
4 4 (4.08%) CMake
4 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.04%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.02%) GitLab
6 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.02%) Maven
6 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.02%) Selenium
6 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.02%) Subversion
6 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (46.94%) Finance
2 21 (21.43%) Banking
3 8 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Front Office
5 3 (3.06%) Legal
5 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.04%) Advertising
6 2 (2.04%) Back Office
6 2 (2.04%) Billing
6 2 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (10.20%) Administrator
1 10 (10.20%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.18%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) Security Specialist
3 8 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 7 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.12%) Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Application Security Specialist
5 6 (6.12%) Applications Specialist
5 6 (6.12%) Architect
5 6 (6.12%) AWS Specialist
5 6 (6.12%) Cloud Specialist
5 6 (6.12%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 6 (6.12%) Senior Security Specialist
6 5 (5.10%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) Web Services
2 6 (6.12%) REST
3 5 (5.10%) Software Packaging
4 4 (4.08%) CGI
4 4 (4.08%) Dropwizard
5 3 (3.06%) 802.1X
5 3 (3.06%) Kafka
6 2 (2.04%) LDAP
7 1 (1.02%) .NET
7 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.02%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.02%) Node.js
7 1 (1.02%) pytest
7 1 (1.02%) RxJava
7 1 (1.02%) Sensu
7 1 (1.02%) Servlets
7 1 (1.02%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.16%) PKI
3 6 (6.12%) Fintech
4 5 (5.10%) User Experience
5 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.06%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Digital Signage
6 2 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.04%) IPTV
6 2 (2.04%) Pricing Data
6 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.02%) IVR
7 1 (1.02%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) Windows
2 17 (17.35%) Windows 10
3 16 (16.33%) Linux
4 9 (9.18%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.06%) Unix
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) AIX
7 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.02%) Solaris
7 1 (1.02%) VMS
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) Migration
2 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.31%) DevOps
4 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.24%) Test Automation
6 11 (11.22%) Information Security
6 11 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.20%) Change Control
8 9 (9.18%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (9.18%) Project Management
8 9 (9.18%) Security Testing
9 8 (8.16%) ITIL
10 7 (7.14%) Microservices
10 7 (7.14%) TDD
10 7 (7.14%) Time Management
11 6 (6.12%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (6.12%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (6.12%) Use Case
12 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.10%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.24%) Java
3 11 (11.22%) Python
4 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.10%) SQL
5 3 (3.06%) Groovy
6 2 (2.04%) Go
6 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) C#
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) Java 8
7 1 (1.02%) Perl
7 1 (1.02%) Scala
7 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.27%) CCIE
3 8 (8.16%) CISSP
3 8 (8.16%) SANS
4 7 (7.14%) CEH
4 7 (7.14%) CISA
4 7 (7.14%) GIAC
5 6 (6.12%) CSSLP
5 6 (6.12%) OSCP
6 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) CCNP
7 2 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.02%) CCNA
8 1 (1.02%) CISM
8 1 (1.02%) Degree
8 1 (1.02%) GCIH
8 1 (1.02%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) PMO
3 2 (2.04%) ISO 22301
3 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.08%) Docker
4 3 (3.06%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (2.04%) vCloud
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.02%) HDFS
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) SCCM
2 6 (6.12%) Puppet
3 4 (4.08%) Ansible
3 4 (4.08%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.06%) OpenView
4 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.04%) PowerBroker
5 2 (2.04%) SnapMirror
5 2 (2.04%) vRealize
6 1 (1.02%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.02%) Nagios
6 1 (1.02%) Oozie
6 1 (1.02%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.02%) Salt
6 1 (1.02%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Cisco
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) VMware
3 7 (7.14%) Splunk
4 6 (6.12%) EMC
4 6 (6.12%) Ivanti
4 6 (6.12%) Juniper
4 6 (6.12%) NetApp
5 5 (5.10%) HP
6 4 (4.08%) Dell
6 4 (4.08%) F5
7 3 (3.06%) Citrix
7 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.06%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.04%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.04%) CommVault
8 2 (2.04%) CyberArk
8 2 (2.04%) Reuters