Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 799 - 890
Rank change year-on-year - +890 -11
Contract jobs citing Pacemaker 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% - 0.001%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.066% - 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median daily rate £455 - £400
10th Percentile £299 - £375
90th Percentile £611 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 12,164 14,984 12,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.62% 14.40% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,211 10,119 8,203
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 392 293
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.25 £10.94
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £17.50 £15.87
% change year-on-year +6.43% +10.31% -36.54%

Pacemaker
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Pacemaker in the UK

Pacemaker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pacemaker in the UK

Pacemaker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pacemaker over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pacemaker in the UK

Pacemaker
Top 5 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 21 November 2019. 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 - 8 £455 - 1
UK excluding London - 6 £260 - 1
South West - 5 - -
London - 1 £650 -
South East - 1 £260 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 7 (87.50%) Corosync
1 7 (87.50%) Ansible
2 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Clustering
3 5 (62.50%) Replication
3 5 (62.50%) Network Design
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) nginx
3 5 (62.50%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (62.50%) iSCSI
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) Postfix
3 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
3 5 (62.50%) HAProxy
3 5 (62.50%) FreeRADIUS
3 5 (62.50%) GitLab
3 5 (62.50%) DRBD
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Core

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) nginx
3 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
3 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Asterisk PBX
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) MaxDB
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Build and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Core
1 1 (12.50%) Memcached
1 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
2 5 (62.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
1 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Architectural Design
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) ABAP
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Corosync
2 5 (62.50%) DRBD
2 5 (62.50%) FreeRADIUS
2 5 (62.50%) Postfix
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Ansible
2 5 (62.50%) HAProxy
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas