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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 59 54 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs citing Clustering 12 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.42% 2.06% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.78% 6.35% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +83.33%

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
251 315 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.77% 32.41% 33.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 149 179
Median daily rate £425 £360 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 31
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.34% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.39 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes -1 12 £425 +6.25%
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) IBM
3 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) SAN
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (33.33%) NAS
4 7 (33.33%) High Availability
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 6 (28.57%) Unix
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) VoIP
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) HTTP
5 6 (28.57%) SSL
6 5 (23.81%) WLAN
6 5 (23.81%) ADSL
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) Apache
6 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
6 5 (23.81%) Python
6 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
6 5 (23.81%) JDBC
6 5 (23.81%) SOAP
6 5 (23.81%) Web Services

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (23.81%) Apache
1 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
1 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) NAS
2 7 (33.33%) SAN
3 6 (28.57%) HTTP
3 6 (28.57%) MPLS
3 6 (28.57%) SSL
3 6 (28.57%) VoIP
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) ADSL
4 5 (23.81%) DMZ
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) WLAN
5 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) DNS
7 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.76%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
3 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Voice Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Wintel Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) DBA
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Security Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) J2EE
2 5 (23.81%) JDBC
2 5 (23.81%) JNDI
2 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) High Availability
2 5 (23.81%) Garbage Collection
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
2 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Presales
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) DNA
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Microservices
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
1 5 (23.81%) Jython
1 5 (23.81%) Korn
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) VCP5
3 1 (4.76%) CCA
3 1 (4.76%) CCAA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) PowerHA
3 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) CA Wily
1 5 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Altiris
5 3 (14.29%) Nimsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.76%) F5
7 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle