Period
to 15 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Pacemaker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pacemaker over the 6 months to 15 August 2020 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.

Pacemaker
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 531 843 892
Rank change year-on-year +312 +49 -14
Contract jobs citing Pacemaker 3 1 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.058% 0.007% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £406
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Pacemaker is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,142 13,429 13,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.08% 14.83% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,279 9,003 9,340
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £275
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 319 381
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £49.30 £47.83
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.44% +2.86% +9.38%

Pacemaker
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Pacemaker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Pacemaker in the UK

Pacemaker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Pacemaker.

Daily rate trend for Pacemaker in the UK

Pacemaker
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pacemaker within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 2020. 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
England +302 3 - -
London - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Pacemaker 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 with a requirement for Pacemaker.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 3 (100.00%) Salt
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering

Pacemaker
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (66.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Python Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Tools Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Salt
2 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas