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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 111 80 102
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +22
Contract jobs citing Clustering 12 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 1.46% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 5.51% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 12
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£350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.37%
Clustering
South East

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
707 672 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.87% 26.55% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 316 203
Average daily rate £375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 3 £294 -26.56% 8
Slough +1 2 - -
Bracknell -3 2 £363 +11.53%
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) DNS
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (41.94%) MCTS
3 13 (41.94%) MCITP
4 12 (38.71%) Degree
4 12 (38.71%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) ITIL
5 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
5 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
6 10 (32.26%) Service Management
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) IIS
6 10 (32.26%) Customer Engagement
7 9 (29.03%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (29.03%) SAN
8 8 (25.81%) POP3
8 8 (25.81%) SMTP
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (25.81%) IMAP
8 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
9 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
9 7 (22.58%) Linux
9 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
9 7 (22.58%) Novell
9 7 (22.58%) Lotus
9 7 (22.58%) GroupWise

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (32.26%) IIS
3 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
3 7 (22.58%) GroupWise
4 6 (19.35%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.45%) Apache
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (6.45%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (6.45%) nginx
7 1 (3.23%) Lync
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) SAN
3 8 (25.81%) POP3
3 8 (25.81%) SMTP
3 8 (25.81%) IMAP
4 5 (16.13%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) BGP
6 2 (6.45%) DSL
6 2 (6.45%) Broadband
6 2 (6.45%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) WLAN
6 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) WinRunner
1 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
1 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Field Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Server Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) DBA
5 4 (12.90%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Support
6 2 (6.45%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) EMC Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) JMS
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) COM
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) DataPower
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) AIX
5 4 (12.90%) Solaris
5 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX
6 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Service Management
2 10 (32.26%) Customer Engagement
3 9 (29.03%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (16.13%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.23%) Release Management
8 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.13%) VBScript
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (41.94%) MCTS
1 13 (41.94%) MCITP
2 12 (38.71%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) MCSE
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) MCP
5 2 (6.45%) MCDBA
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
6 1 (3.23%) IBM Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ISEB
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCSM
1 5 (16.13%) SCOM
1 5 (16.13%) WMI
2 2 (6.45%) Netcool
2 2 (6.45%) cPanel
2 2 (6.45%) Webmin
2 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.45%) Plesk
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Novell
3 7 (22.58%) Lotus
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Veritas
5 2 (6.45%) McAfee
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
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