The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 9 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.47% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.75% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Median daily rate £338 £353 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £250 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £415 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +21.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
562 684 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.04% 26.77% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 371 327
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 34
Median hourly rate £22.98 £24.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Berkshire region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Berkshire region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 2 £320 +28.00% 1
Wokingham +2 2 £338 -
Maidenhead - 2 £535 -
Bracknell +1 1 - - 1
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (38.46%) SAN
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 8 (30.77%) NetApp
6 8 (30.77%) Veritas
6 8 (30.77%) DNS
6 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (23.08%) High Availability
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 5 (19.23%) SIEM
9 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
9 5 (19.23%) vSphere
9 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
9 5 (19.23%) MySQL
9 5 (19.23%) Firmware
9 5 (19.23%) EMC
9 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Firewall

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.69%) FTP
5 2 (7.69%) SSL
5 2 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) HTTP
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) LDAP
6 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) MS Access
5 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) DBA
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 2 (7.69%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (3.85%) Audit Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Django
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) Kafka
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) Solaris
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.85%) SUSE
8 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) High Availability
2 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
2 5 (19.23%) SIEM
3 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Media Management
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Link Building
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Pay per click
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.85%) Security Auditing
5 1 (3.85%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.85%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (19.23%) Firmware
4 5 (19.23%) vSphere
5 3 (11.54%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.85%) vCloud
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.69%) vMotion
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) Netcool
4 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Unicenter
4 1 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) NetApp
2 8 (30.77%) Veritas
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
4 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) EMC
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 2 (7.69%) Brocade
7 2 (7.69%) F5
7 2 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) Google
8 1 (3.85%) Meridio