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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
South East / Berkshire
Rank 94 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.62% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 2.08% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 13
Median daily rate £350 £353 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £235 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £415 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +69.23%

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
587 722 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.41% 29.71% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 373 370
Median daily rate £419 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 18
Median hourly rate £28.50 £17.75 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.56% -12.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Wokingham -2 3 £338 -
Maidenhead - 2 £535 -
Bracknell -1 1 - - 1
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) SAN
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) VMware
5 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (32.00%) NetApp
6 8 (32.00%) Veritas
6 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) High Availability
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) MySQL
9 5 (20.00%) EMC
9 5 (20.00%) Citrix
9 5 (20.00%) Firmware
9 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (20.00%) SIEM
9 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
10 4 (16.00%) vSphere
10 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
10 4 (16.00%) 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 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) SAN
2 7 (28.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) SSL
5 2 (8.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) FTP
6 1 (4.00%) HTTP
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) LDAP
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Storage Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (4.00%) Audit Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Django
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) Kafka
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
1 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.00%) Unix
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.00%) AIX
8 2 (8.00%) Solaris
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) High Availability
2 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (20.00%) SIEM
3 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) B2B
5 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Compliance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Media Management
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Link Building
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Security Auditing
5 1 (4.00%) Security Hardening
5 1 (4.00%) SEO
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) RHCE
4 1 (4.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Firmware
2 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) KVM
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.00%) vCloud
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (8.00%) vMotion
4 1 (4.00%) Ansible
4 1 (4.00%) Netcool
4 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (4.00%) Unicenter
4 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (32.00%) NetApp
3 8 (32.00%) Veritas
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) EMC
7 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco
9 2 (8.00%) Brocade
9 2 (8.00%) F5
9 2 (8.00%) IBM
10 1 (4.00%) Dell
10 1 (4.00%) Google
10 1 (4.00%) HP
10 1 (4.00%) Meridio