The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 113 148 152
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 40 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 2.02% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 42
Average daily rate £450 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £331 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1265 1981 2332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 38.53% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1553 1689
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 45 (54.88%) Finance
2 36 (43.90%) SQL Server
3 34 (41.46%) Linux
4 31 (37.80%) Oracle
5 29 (35.37%) SQL
6 25 (30.49%) Windows
6 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
7 24 (29.27%) Financial Institution
7 24 (29.27%) Oracle Database
8 21 (25.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (24.39%) Hedge funds
10 19 (23.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (23.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
11 16 (19.51%) Replication
11 16 (19.51%) VMware
11 16 (19.51%) T-SQL
12 15 (18.29%) HTTP
12 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (18.29%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (17.07%) High Availability
13 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (17.07%) Siebel
13 14 (17.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
14 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (15.85%) Windows Server
15 12 (14.63%) Patch Management
15 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (14.63%) Red Hat

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (17.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.44%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) Apache
6 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.22%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.22%) nginx
6 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) HTTP
2 7 (8.54%) DNS
2 7 (8.54%) SAN
3 6 (7.32%) DHCP
4 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.44%) LAN
4 2 (2.44%) NAS
4 2 (2.44%) Network Security
4 2 (2.44%) SSL
4 2 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (1.22%) BGP
5 1 (1.22%) FTP
5 1 (1.22%) Internet
5 1 (1.22%) IPv6
5 1 (1.22%) LDAP
5 1 (1.22%) OSPF
5 1 (1.22%) SMTP
5 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) VLAN
5 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (29.27%) Oracle Database
3 19 (23.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (23.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (13.41%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
10 6 (7.32%) MySQL
10 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
12 4 (4.88%) DTS
12 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
12 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (3.66%) Big Data
13 3 (3.66%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.88%) MSBuild
3 4 (4.88%) NUnit
4 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) Cobertura
5 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.22%) ERwin
5 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.22%) Hudson
5 1 (1.22%) JBehave
5 1 (1.22%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
5 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.22%) Toad
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (54.88%) Finance
2 24 (29.27%) Financial Institution
3 11 (13.41%) Banking
4 6 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.88%) Law
6 2 (2.44%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) DBA
2 20 (24.39%) SQL DBA
3 12 (14.63%) Administrator
4 10 (12.20%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (9.76%) Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Build Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (6.10%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.10%) Production DBA
8 5 (6.10%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (6.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.10%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) JSON
2 6 (7.32%) SOAP
2 6 (7.32%) WCF
3 5 (6.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 5 (6.10%) WPF
4 4 (4.88%) ADO.NET
4 4 (4.88%) LINQ
4 4 (4.88%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.44%) MDX
5 2 (2.44%) Spring
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.22%) HTML
6 1 (1.22%) J2EE
6 1 (1.22%) JDBC
6 1 (1.22%) JPA
6 1 (1.22%) Web Services
6 1 (1.22%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Hedge funds
2 16 (19.51%) Replication
3 11 (13.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) PMI
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Celerra
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.46%) Linux
2 25 (30.49%) Windows
3 13 (15.85%) Windows Server
4 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (13.41%) Unix
6 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.54%) Solaris
8 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.22%) AIX
10 1 (1.22%) Android
10 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.22%) CentOS
10 1 (1.22%) Debian
10 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (18.29%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (17.07%) High Availability
4 12 (14.63%) EAI
4 12 (14.63%) Patch Management
5 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.98%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.76%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.76%) Load Balancing
7 7 (8.54%) ITIL
7 7 (8.54%) Migration
7 7 (8.54%) SDLC
8 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.32%) DevOps
8 6 (7.32%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.32%) Scrum
9 5 (6.10%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (6.10%) Project Management
9 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) SQL
2 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 16 (19.51%) T-SQL
3 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.54%) C#
4 7 (8.54%) Ruby
4 7 (8.54%) VBScript
5 6 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.32%) Python
6 5 (6.10%) Perl
6 5 (6.10%) XAML
7 4 (4.88%) Java
8 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) Korn
9 1 (1.22%) Tcl
9 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.88%) MCSA
3 2 (2.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.44%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.44%) MCSE
3 2 (2.44%) MCTS
3 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) CCNP
4 1 (1.22%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) MCDST
4 1 (1.22%) MCITP
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) vSphere
3 5 (6.10%) GFS2
3 5 (6.10%) GlusterFS
3 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.10%) OCFS2
3 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.44%) NFS
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (1.22%) iptables
5 1 (1.22%) Postfix
5 1 (1.22%) Samba
5 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Puppet
1 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) CFEngine
2 5 (6.10%) SCOM
2 5 (6.10%) SELinux
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.44%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.44%) vMotion
5 1 (1.22%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.22%) Icinga
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.22%) vRealize
5 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Oracle
2 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.51%) VMware
4 14 (17.07%) Siebel
5 12 (14.63%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.10%) Citrix
6 5 (6.10%) EMC
7 4 (4.88%) AppSense
7 4 (4.88%) NetApp
7 4 (4.88%) Red Gate
7 4 (4.88%) SAP
7 4 (4.88%) Sybase
8 3 (3.66%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) Adobe
9 2 (2.44%) IBM
9 2 (2.44%) Veritas
10 1 (1.22%) Cisco
10 1 (1.22%) Remedy
10 1 (1.22%) Sophos
10 1 (1.22%) Sun
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