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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 50 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 44 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.22% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.26% 1.91% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
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£450 - £219
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.77%
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
429 314 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.38% 26.06% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 159 127
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 20
Average hourly rate £18.07 £11.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.27% -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £9.38 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.16 £16.50 £27.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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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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 +16 29 £494 - 1
High Wycombe 0 2 £431 - 1
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 40 (56.34%) Linux
2 29 (40.85%) UNIX
3 25 (35.21%) Red Hat
3 25 (35.21%) High Availability
4 24 (33.80%) Finance
4 24 (33.80%) Windows
5 21 (29.58%) SQL
5 21 (29.58%) Java
5 21 (29.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (29.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
7 18 (25.35%) VMware
8 17 (23.94%) Oracle
9 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
9 16 (22.54%) AIX
10 15 (21.13%) HTTP
11 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
11 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
12 13 (18.31%) DB2
13 12 (16.90%) Perl
13 12 (16.90%) J2EE
13 12 (16.90%) XML
13 12 (16.90%) LDAP
13 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (16.90%) Korn
13 12 (16.90%) Network Design
13 12 (16.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
14 10 (14.08%) Symantec
14 10 (14.08%) Veritas

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (16.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.68%) JBoss
2 9 (12.68%) Apache
2 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.04%) Lync
4 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) HTTP
2 12 (16.90%) LDAP
3 9 (12.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (12.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (9.86%) SAN
5 4 (5.63%) DNS
6 3 (4.23%) SSL
6 3 (4.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) DB2
3 10 (14.08%) DB2 UDB
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.63%) MySQL
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.82%) OLTP
9 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Spanish Language
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Administrator
2 11 (15.49%) DBA
3 9 (12.68%) Consultant
3 9 (12.68%) Middleware Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) DB2 DBA
6 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) UNIX Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (2.82%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.82%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (2.82%) Junior Project Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) J2EE
1 12 (16.90%) XML
2 9 (12.68%) Middleware
2 9 (12.68%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (5.63%) X-Windows
4 3 (4.23%) JNDI
4 3 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (4.23%) JDBC
4 3 (4.23%) SOAP
4 3 (4.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) HACMP
2 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Replication
4 3 (4.23%) LPAR
5 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Linux
2 29 (40.85%) UNIX
3 24 (33.80%) Windows
4 21 (29.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (22.54%) AIX
6 9 (12.68%) Solaris
7 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.04%) VMS
9 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) High Availability
2 21 (29.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.90%) Network Design
4 9 (12.68%) Migration
4 9 (12.68%) Load Balancing
5 8 (11.27%) Change Management
5 8 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (8.45%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.04%) ITIL
8 5 (7.04%) CRM
9 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.82%) Garbage Collection
10 2 (2.82%) Project Management
10 2 (2.82%) Service Management
10 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
1 21 (29.58%) Java
2 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
3 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
3 12 (16.90%) Korn
3 12 (16.90%) Perl
4 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.23%) AWK
6 3 (4.23%) Jython
6 3 (4.23%) VB
6 3 (4.23%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) sed
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) MCSA
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCTS
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
2 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (9.86%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
5 5 (7.04%) Veritas File System
6 4 (5.63%) vSphere
6 4 (5.63%) UAG
7 2 (2.82%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) SCOM
2 8 (11.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (8.45%) Tivoli
4 5 (7.04%) OVSD
4 5 (7.04%) OpenView
5 4 (5.63%) SCCM
6 2 (2.82%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Red Hat
2 18 (25.35%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Oracle
4 10 (14.08%) Veritas
4 10 (14.08%) Symantec
5 9 (12.68%) F5
5 9 (12.68%) TIBCO
5 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.27%) Adobe
7 7 (9.86%) IBM
8 5 (7.04%) HP
8 5 (7.04%) EMC
8 5 (7.04%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.82%) Intel
9 2 (2.82%) NetApp