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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 92 91 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Clustering 22 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 1.28% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.11% 4.21% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 13
Median daily rate £519 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £355 £346
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.90%
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
708 783 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.64% 30.40% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 429 396
Median daily rate £420 £409 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 35 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +23.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.78 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +1 9 £550 +22.22% 5
Bracknell -8 4 £488 -
Newbury -3 2 £308 -
Wokingham - 2 - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 24 (48.00%) Linux
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) High Availability
3 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (38.00%) HP
4 19 (38.00%) SAN
4 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (34.00%) Oracle
6 15 (30.00%) EMC
7 14 (28.00%) AIX
7 14 (28.00%) ITIL
8 13 (26.00%) SQL
8 13 (26.00%) DNS
8 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
9 12 (24.00%) DV Cleared
10 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (22.00%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (22.00%) KVM
11 10 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 10 (20.00%) Compliance Management
11 10 (20.00%) RHCE
11 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 10 (20.00%) IBM
11 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Application Server

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 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (16.00%) IIS
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.00%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.00%) iPlanet
7 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) SAN
2 13 (26.00%) DNS
3 7 (14.00%) DHCP
3 7 (14.00%) Internet
4 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.00%) HTTP
6 2 (4.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.00%) Firewall
7 1 (2.00%) FTP
7 1 (2.00%) LDAP
7 1 (2.00%) SSH
7 1 (2.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MS Access
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (14.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 7 (14.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.00%) Marketing
1 3 (6.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (16.00%) Field Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Linux Support
3 8 (16.00%) WebSphere Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Specialist
4 6 (12.00%) Support Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
7 3 (6.00%) DBA
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Server Support
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Middleware
2 4 (8.00%) DCOM
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) JMS
4 1 (2.00%) JSP
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Replication
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.00%) DataPower
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (28.00%) AIX
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (18.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (14.00%) Unix
9 6 (12.00%) Solaris
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) High Availability
2 14 (28.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) Compliance Management
4 8 (16.00%) DevOps
4 8 (16.00%) Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (6.00%) Analytics
8 3 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (6.00%) Internet Marketing
8 3 (6.00%) Link Building
8 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.00%) Pay per click
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.00%) Release Management
8 3 (6.00%) SEO
8 3 (6.00%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (16.00%) VBScript
4 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (20.00%) RHCE
4 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.00%) Degree
5 5 (10.00%) MCITP
5 5 (10.00%) MCTS
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.00%) KVM
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) RHEV
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (18.00%) NetBackup
3 7 (14.00%) Ansible
3 7 (14.00%) Netcool
3 7 (14.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (14.00%) WMI
4 6 (12.00%) SCCM
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (6.00%) SCOM
5 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (4.00%) WSUS
7 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.00%) Control-M
7 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
7 1 (2.00%) Puppet
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) HP
2 17 (34.00%) Oracle
3 15 (30.00%) EMC
4 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (20.00%) IBM
5 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.00%) Veritas
7 6 (12.00%) Intel Security
8 3 (6.00%) Google
8 3 (6.00%) Symantec
8 3 (6.00%) Tealium
8 3 (6.00%) VMware
9 2 (4.00%) BMC
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp
10 1 (2.00%) BEA
10 1 (2.00%) Cisco
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix
10 1 (2.00%) Cognos
10 1 (2.00%) Qualys
10 1 (2.00%) Sun