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 1 June 2016 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 94 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Contract jobs citing Clustering 28 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 0.58% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.94% 1.89% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 20
Median daily rate £450 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.06 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.25% +23.07%
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
710 741 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.34% 30.52% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 368 354
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £218 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.22 £16.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.15 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £43.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% -7.50%

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 1 June 2016.

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 1 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell +8 12 £450 +20.00% 1
Reading +3 11 £450 +20.00% 5
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, 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 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 21 (45.65%) DNS
4 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
6 15 (32.61%) IBM
6 15 (32.61%) Linux
6 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
7 14 (30.43%) DHCP
7 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 14 (30.43%) High Availability
8 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
8 12 (26.09%) SQL
8 12 (26.09%) SAN
9 11 (23.91%) ITIL
10 10 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (21.74%) Middleware
10 10 (21.74%) Migration
10 10 (21.74%) WebSphere
10 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (19.57%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (19.57%) HP
11 9 (19.57%) Veritas
11 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (17.39%) VBScript
12 8 (17.39%) Degree
12 8 (17.39%) MCTS
12 8 (17.39%) MCITP

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 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 10 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (15.22%) IIS
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.52%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) DNS
2 14 (30.43%) DHCP
3 12 (26.09%) SAN
4 4 (8.70%) Internet
5 3 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.35%) HTTP
6 2 (4.35%) IMAP
6 2 (4.35%) POP3
6 2 (4.35%) SMTP
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
7 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) MS Access
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
1 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
1 7 (15.22%) Sonatype Nexus
1 7 (15.22%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Field Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) WebSphere Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Server Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Messaging Support
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Middleware
2 4 (8.70%) DCOM
3 3 (6.52%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) JMS
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.17%) HTML
5 1 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Replication
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (6.52%) PKI
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.35%) DataPower
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
3 15 (32.61%) Linux
4 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
7 6 (13.04%) Unix
8 5 (10.87%) Solaris
9 4 (8.70%) AIX
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) High Availability
2 11 (23.91%) ITIL
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
4 9 (19.57%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (17.39%) DevOps
5 8 (17.39%) Performance Optimisation
5 8 (17.39%) Service Management
6 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.35%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) Coaching
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Release Management
8 2 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) VBScript
3 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
1 8 (17.39%) MCITP
1 8 (17.39%) MCTS
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.35%) VCP5
5 2 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (6.52%) ISA Server
4 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.52%) XenApp
4 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) KVM
6 1 (2.17%) NFS
6 1 (2.17%) RHEV
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) WSUS
2 7 (15.22%) Ansible
2 7 (15.22%) WMI
3 6 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 6 (13.04%) SCCM
4 5 (10.87%) Netcool
4 5 (10.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
5 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
6 3 (6.52%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (6.52%) SCOM
7 2 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (2.17%) Control-M
8 1 (2.17%) Puppet
8 1 (2.17%) Unicenter
8 1 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) IBM
3 9 (19.57%) HP
3 9 (19.57%) Veritas
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 5 (10.87%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 4 (8.70%) Dell
6 4 (8.70%) EMC
6 4 (8.70%) Intel Security
6 4 (8.70%) NetApp
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.52%) Symantec
8 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.17%) Brocade
9 1 (2.17%) Google
9 1 (2.17%) Software AG
9 1 (2.17%) Tealium
9 1 (2.17%) webMethods
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £18.00 - £21.22 per hour
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