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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 110 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 13 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.86% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 3.17% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
Average daily rate £353 £431 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +52.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £378 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £550 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +3.44%
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
707 726 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.93% 27.02% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 336 398
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £38.10 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 6 £305 -37.11% 3
Slough +9 3 £353 -6.00%
Bracknell -2 2 £475 +18.75%
Wokingham - 2 - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
3 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
4 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) DNS
6 10 (28.57%) IBM
6 10 (28.57%) Linux
6 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (25.71%) High Availability
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
8 8 (22.86%) AIX
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.86%) DHCP
9 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 7 (20.00%) Solaris
9 7 (20.00%) VMware
9 7 (20.00%) Release Management
9 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
10 6 (17.14%) DataPower
10 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
10 6 (17.14%) Replication
10 6 (17.14%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) DB2
10 6 (17.14%) JMS
10 6 (17.14%) Citrix
10 6 (17.14%) IBM Certification
10 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
5 5 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (8.57%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (2.86%) Apache
7 1 (2.86%) JBoss
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 8 (22.86%) DHCP
3 5 (14.29%) HTTP
3 5 (14.29%) SSL
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.86%) IPv4
6 1 (2.86%) IPv6
6 1 (2.86%) NAS
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) DB2
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Consultant
1 5 (14.29%) Developer
1 5 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Messaging Support
2 4 (11.43%) Server Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Field Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) JMS
1 6 (17.14%) Middleware
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
1 6 (17.14%) DataPower
1 6 (17.14%) Replication
2 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 8 (22.86%) AIX
5 7 (20.00%) Solaris
5 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.57%) Unix
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) High Availability
2 7 (20.00%) Release Management
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Coaching
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) IBM Certification
3 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (5.71%) VCP5
5 2 (5.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
2 4 (11.43%) XenApp
3 3 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
3 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.86%) NFS
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) WSUS
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.71%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.71%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) IBM
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) Dell
5 4 (11.43%) NetApp
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle
6 3 (8.57%) Veritas
7 2 (5.71%) F5
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Brocade
8 1 (2.86%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) OpenText
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) Software AG
8 1 (2.86%) webMethods
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