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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 71 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 8 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.77% 1.32% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 3.72% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £48.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-47.15% +48.46%
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
328 457 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.42% 35.43% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 200 150
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 20
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £40.00 £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

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
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 5 May 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
Milton Keynes -5 7 £381 +8.92%
High Wycombe - 1 £400 - 1
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 13 (56.52%) High Availability
2 12 (52.17%) IBM
3 11 (47.83%) SOAP
3 11 (47.83%) Unix
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
6 8 (34.78%) Korn
6 8 (34.78%) SAN
6 8 (34.78%) J2EE
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Web Services
7 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (30.43%) JDBC
7 7 (30.43%) HTTP
7 7 (30.43%) Python
7 7 (30.43%) SSL
7 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (30.43%) Firewall
7 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
7 7 (30.43%) Jython
7 7 (30.43%) JNDI
7 7 (30.43%) CA Wily
7 7 (30.43%) Garbage Collection

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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
1 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 7 (30.43%) SSL
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
3 4 (17.39%) NAS
3 4 (17.39%) SMTP
4 3 (13.04%) Broadband
4 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 3 (13.04%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Introscope
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) DBA
3 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Production DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Unix DBA
6 2 (8.70%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Database Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) TIBCO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) SOAP
2 8 (34.78%) J2EE
3 7 (30.43%) JDBC
3 7 (30.43%) JNDI
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) JMS
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
1 4 (17.39%) HACMP
2 3 (13.04%) LPAR
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) CESG
3 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Unix
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) AIX
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) High Availability
2 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (30.43%) Garbage Collection
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) MODAF
3 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
3 5 (21.74%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 4 (17.39%) DoDAF
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (17.39%) Service Design
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) RUP
5 3 (13.04%) Storage Virtualisation
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
1 8 (34.78%) Korn
2 7 (30.43%) Jython
2 7 (30.43%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) AWK
4 4 (17.39%) sed
4 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCSP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (17.39%) Veritas File System
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) CA Wily
2 4 (17.39%) OpenView
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
5 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
5 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) StorageTek
5 4 (17.39%) Sun
5 4 (17.39%) Symantec
5 4 (17.39%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) TIBCO