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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 63 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.34% 2.41% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.69%
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
329 373 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.67% 31.53% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 163 133
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 20
Average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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
Milton Keynes +4 10 £400 -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 29 (48.33%) HTTP
3 27 (45.00%) High Availability
4 26 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (43.33%) Finance
5 24 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 23 (38.33%) Java
7 22 (36.67%) Unix
8 20 (33.33%) Windows
8 20 (33.33%) Oracle
9 19 (31.67%) Korn
9 19 (31.67%) Bash Shell
10 18 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (30.00%) J2EE
10 18 (30.00%) SQL
11 17 (28.33%) SOAP
12 16 (26.67%) XML
12 16 (26.67%) LDAP
12 16 (26.67%) Network Design
12 16 (26.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (25.00%) VMware
13 15 (25.00%) IBM
14 13 (21.67%) SSL
14 13 (21.67%) Python
14 13 (21.67%) JDBC
14 13 (21.67%) Web Services
14 13 (21.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (21.67%) Jython
14 13 (21.67%) WebSphere MQ

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (26.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
2 13 (21.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (8.33%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) JBoss
3 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) HTTP
2 16 (26.67%) LDAP
3 13 (21.67%) SSL
4 8 (13.33%) Firewall
4 8 (13.33%) SAN
5 5 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (6.67%) HTTPS
6 4 (6.67%) Internet
6 4 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 4 (6.67%) NAS
6 4 (6.67%) SMTP
6 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.00%) DB2
2 6 (10.00%) OLTP
3 5 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.33%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Introscope
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Administrator
2 12 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 11 (18.33%) Architect
4 10 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 8 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (10.00%) TIBCO Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) DBA
9 3 (5.00%) Production DBA
9 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Unix DBA
10 2 (3.33%) AIX Administrator
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Unix Architect
10 2 (3.33%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) J2EE
2 17 (28.33%) SOAP
3 16 (26.67%) XML
4 13 (21.67%) JDBC
4 13 (21.67%) JNDI
4 13 (21.67%) Web Services
4 13 (21.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (8.33%) Middleware
7 4 (6.67%) .NET
7 4 (6.67%) JMS
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.67%) HACMP
3 6 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.00%) LPAR
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) CESG
5 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 26 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (36.67%) Unix
4 20 (33.33%) Windows
5 11 (18.33%) AIX
6 8 (13.33%) Solaris
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (5.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) High Availability
2 18 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (26.67%) Network Design
4 11 (18.33%) Garbage Collection
5 10 (16.67%) Migration
6 7 (11.67%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) Change Management
7 5 (8.33%) CRM
7 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.33%) MODAF
7 5 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) Service Management
7 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.67%) DoDAF
9 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Java
2 19 (31.67%) Bash Shell
2 19 (31.67%) Korn
3 18 (30.00%) SQL
4 13 (21.67%) Jython
4 13 (21.67%) Python
5 9 (15.00%) Perl
6 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.67%) AWK
8 4 (6.67%) sed
9 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) MCP
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) CCSP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (10.00%) GPFS
4 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.67%) Veritas File System
5 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) CA Wily
2 4 (6.67%) OpenView
2 4 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 20 (33.33%) Oracle
3 15 (25.00%) IBM
3 15 (25.00%) VMware
4 10 (16.67%) Adobe
5 6 (10.00%) Intel
5 6 (10.00%) NetApp
5 6 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 5 (8.33%) F5
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.67%) EMC
7 4 (6.67%) HP
7 4 (6.67%) StorageTek
7 4 (6.67%) Sun
7 4 (6.67%) Symantec
7 4 (6.67%) Veritas