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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 98 108 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs citing Clustering 14 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.60% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% 1.89% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 30
Median daily rate £400 £413 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £279 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £342 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +41.81%
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
588 793 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.92% 31.51% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 420 439
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 12
Median hourly rate £26.25 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.09% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.20 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Reading +14 10 £475 +15.15% 2
Wokingham -3 2 £350 - 1
Bracknell -2 1 - - 2
Slough - 1 £320 -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) SAN
2 21 (56.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
4 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
5 16 (43.24%) High Availability
6 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
7 14 (37.84%) Oracle
8 13 (35.14%) HP
8 13 (35.14%) EMC
9 12 (32.43%) Windows
9 12 (32.43%) AIX
10 11 (29.73%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (27.03%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (27.03%) Veritas
11 10 (27.03%) RHCE
11 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
11 10 (27.03%) KVM
11 10 (27.03%) Compliance Management
12 8 (21.62%) NetApp
13 7 (18.92%) VMware
13 7 (18.92%) NetBackup
13 7 (18.92%) DNS
13 7 (18.92%) ITIL
14 6 (16.22%) SLA
14 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
14 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
14 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (13.51%) SIEM
15 5 (13.51%) 3PAR

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 3 (8.11%) IIS
1 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) FTP
4 2 (5.41%) HTTP
4 2 (5.41%) LDAP
4 2 (5.41%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) SSH
5 1 (2.70%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) Telnet
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (21.62%) Linux Support
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 6 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Linux Specialist
2 6 (16.22%) Support Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Server Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Coordinator
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) Django
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) JSP
2 1 (2.70%) Kafka
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
1 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
1 1 (2.70%) HP StoreVirtual
1 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) Replication
1 1 (2.70%) VCE vBlock
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (32.43%) AIX
3 12 (32.43%) Windows
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Unix
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Solaris
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) High Availability
2 10 (27.03%) Compliance Management
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) SIEM
6 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) B2B
7 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.11%) Digital Media Management
7 3 (8.11%) Internet Marketing
7 3 (8.11%) Link Building
7 3 (8.11%) Pay per click
7 3 (8.11%) Security Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) SEO
7 3 (8.11%) Website Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.70%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (2.70%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) PHP
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.70%) Python
1 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) RHCE
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) KVM
3 5 (13.51%) Firmware
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) vCloud
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (18.92%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (5.41%) Netcool
3 2 (5.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) OpenView
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle
3 13 (35.14%) EMC
3 13 (35.14%) HP
4 10 (27.03%) Veritas
5 8 (21.62%) NetApp
6 7 (18.92%) VMware
7 5 (13.51%) 3PAR
8 3 (8.11%) Google
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.41%) BMC
9 2 (5.41%) Brocade
9 2 (5.41%) Cisco
9 2 (5.41%) F5
9 2 (5.41%) IBM
9 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.41%) Symantec
9 2 (5.41%) Tealium
10 1 (2.70%) Opsware
10 1 (2.70%) Qualys