The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 76 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.77% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 3.39% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.67% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +48.14%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
349 236 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.61% 22.65% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 122 70
Average daily rate £350 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £248 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.97 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £40.00 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Buckinghamshire region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Buckinghamshire region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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
Milton Keynes -7 10 - - 4
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) UNIX
4 13 (54.17%) Finance
5 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (45.83%) Windows NT
6 11 (45.83%) Windows 2000
6 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
6 11 (45.83%) Windows 2000 Server
6 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
7 10 (41.67%) Change Management
7 10 (41.67%) Intel
7 10 (41.67%) SAN
7 10 (41.67%) SLA
8 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (33.33%) SCOM
9 8 (33.33%) BladeLogic
9 8 (33.33%) Degree
9 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (33.33%) MCSE
10 7 (29.17%) Solaris
10 7 (29.17%) SQL
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle
10 7 (29.17%) Citrix
10 7 (29.17%) NAS
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (25.00%) IIS
1 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) NAS
3 3 (12.50%) Broadband
4 2 (8.33%) HTTP
4 2 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (8.33%) SSH
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) DB2
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) OLTP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.17%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Introscope
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Architect
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) SOAP
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) JNDI
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) JDBC
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) UNIX
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 2000
4 11 (45.83%) Windows NT
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (29.17%) Solaris
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.67%) AIX
9 3 (12.50%) HPUX
9 3 (12.50%) SUSE
9 3 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (41.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Korn
2 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) Bourne shell
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) Jython
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) MCSE
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
1 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (8.33%) Firmware
4 2 (8.33%) NFS
4 2 (8.33%) GPFS
5 1 (4.17%) Samba
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) BladeLogic
1 8 (33.33%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) YaST
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (8.33%) CA Wily
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
3 2 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Intel
4 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) TIBCO
6 3 (12.50%) Akamai
6 3 (12.50%) Veritas
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) Sun
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec