Period
to 13 November 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 13 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.

Runbook
England > London
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 518 548 550
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2 +22
Contract jobs citing Runbook 116 94 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 48
London median daily rate £513 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +20.59%
10th Percentile £400 £371 £313
90th Percentile £630 £733 £685
England median daily rate £464 £413 £440
% change year-on-year +12.42% -6.25% +2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £32.48 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.49 -
% change year-on-year +55.64% - -

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 40,460 41,009 38,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.55% 88.06% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,216 29,759 27,870
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 400 407
London median hourly rate £22.74 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.09 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.87 £48.88 £51.08
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

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 13 November 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 13 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
Central London -13 21 £513 +13.89% 1
West London -8 2 £200 -55.56% 1
East London -24 2 £500 -20.00%
Runbook
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 59 (50.86%) PowerShell
2 50 (43.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (43.10%) Windows
2 50 (43.10%) Microsoft
3 48 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 34 (29.31%) Migration
5 33 (28.45%) Office 365
6 32 (27.59%) Finance
7 25 (21.55%) SQL
7 25 (21.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 22 (18.97%) VMware
9 21 (18.10%) Linux
10 19 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (15.52%) IaaS
11 18 (15.52%) Windows 10
11 18 (15.52%) Windows Server
12 17 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 17 (14.66%) DevOps
13 16 (13.79%) PaaS
14 15 (12.93%) Banking
15 14 (12.07%) SCCM
16 13 (11.21%) Firewall
16 13 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
17 12 (10.34%) Security Cleared
17 12 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (10.34%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (10.34%) Project Management

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 11 (9.48%) Skype for Business
2 9 (7.76%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.17%) Apache
3 6 (5.17%) IIS
4 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) Confluence
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.72%) JBoss
6 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 50 (43.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (28.45%) Office 365
3 25 (21.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (15.52%) IaaS
5 16 (13.79%) PaaS
6 12 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.21%) Firewall
2 10 (8.62%) Internet
3 8 (6.90%) DNS
4 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.17%) HTTP
5 6 (5.17%) WAN
6 5 (4.31%) Intranet
6 5 (4.31%) LAN
6 5 (4.31%) SSL
7 4 (3.45%) BIG-IP
7 4 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.45%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.45%) NX-OS
7 4 (3.45%) SAN
7 4 (3.45%) VPN
8 3 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.59%) MPLS
8 3 (2.59%) SMTP
8 3 (2.59%) SNMP
8 3 (2.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.86%) DB2
5 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) JIRA
2 6 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.45%) IBM UrbanCode
4 4 (3.45%) Maven
5 2 (1.72%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.86%) TestDirector
General
1 32 (27.59%) Finance
2 15 (12.93%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.45%) Back Office
5 2 (1.72%) Front Office
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (14.66%) Azure Engineer
2 15 (12.93%) Architect
2 15 (12.93%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (8.62%) Analyst
4 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Migration Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Data Centre Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Mobile Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) JSON
2 6 (5.17%) Java EE
2 6 (5.17%) LDAP
3 5 (4.31%) .NET
3 5 (4.31%) RESTful
3 5 (4.31%) XML
4 4 (3.45%) Ajax
4 4 (3.45%) CSS
4 4 (3.45%) HTML
4 4 (3.45%) jQuery
4 4 (3.45%) WebRTC
4 4 (3.45%) WebSockets
5 3 (2.59%) Web Services
6 2 (1.72%) Middleware
6 2 (1.72%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.86%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.48%) User Experience
3 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.03%) PKI
5 6 (5.17%) Fixed Income
6 5 (4.31%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.45%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.45%) Equities
7 4 (3.45%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.59%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.59%) Derivative
8 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.72%) Clustering
9 2 (1.72%) CMDB
9 2 (1.72%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 50 (43.10%) Windows
2 21 (18.10%) Linux
3 18 (15.52%) Windows 10
3 18 (15.52%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.90%) CentOS
5 8 (6.90%) Unix
6 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.17%) SUSE
8 3 (2.59%) VMS
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.72%) HPUX
9 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.72%) Solaris
9 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.86%) AIX
10 1 (0.86%) OS/400
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Migration
2 19 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.66%) DevOps
3 17 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (10.34%) Project Management
5 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (9.48%) Scrum
6 10 (8.62%) Analytics
7 9 (7.76%) High Availability
8 8 (6.90%) Change Control
8 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 8 (6.90%) Release Management
8 8 (6.90%) SDLC
9 7 (6.03%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.17%) Change Management
10 6 (5.17%) Decision-Making
10 6 (5.17%) ITIL
10 6 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.86%) PowerShell
2 25 (21.55%) SQL
3 11 (9.48%) VBScript
4 8 (6.90%) Python
5 7 (6.03%) Java
5 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.17%) Perl
7 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.59%) C#
8 3 (2.59%) Go
8 3 (2.59%) VBA
9 2 (1.72%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.86%) C
10 1 (0.86%) RPG
10 1 (0.86%) Ruby
10 1 (0.86%) Tcl
10 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 12 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.31%) CCIE
4 4 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.45%) CCNA
4 4 (3.45%) CCNP
5 3 (2.59%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) Degree
5 3 (2.59%) RHCE
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) MiFID
1 3 (2.59%) PMO
2 2 (1.72%) COBIT
2 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 48 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.90%) Docker
4 7 (6.03%) vSphere
5 6 (5.17%) vCloud
6 4 (3.45%) KVM
6 4 (3.45%) LXC
6 4 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) SCCM
2 11 (9.48%) Ansible
3 8 (6.90%) Puppet
3 8 (6.90%) WMI
4 6 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.17%) PingFederate
5 5 (4.31%) Terraform
6 4 (3.45%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.45%) SCOrch
6 4 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.59%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (2.59%) Mesos
7 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.72%) SCOM
9 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.86%) Nagios
9 1 (0.86%) Packer
9 1 (0.86%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.97%) VMware
3 12 (10.34%) Citrix
3 12 (10.34%) Ivanti
4 10 (8.62%) Cisco
5 8 (6.90%) F5
5 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.17%) Splunk
7 5 (4.31%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.31%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.45%) Google
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle
9 3 (2.59%) NetApp
10 2 (1.72%) Juniper
10 2 (1.72%) Twitter
10 2 (1.72%) webMethods
11 1 (0.86%) Calypso
11 1 (0.86%) CommVault
11 1 (0.86%) Murex
11 1 (0.86%) SunGard