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 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 142 168 183
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Contract jobs citing Clustering 53 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.66% 1.79% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 32
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £328 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.77%
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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
1993 2120 2822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.87% 36.04% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1498 2069
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 64
Average hourly rate £17.99 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £36.50 £48.00
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 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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 60 (48.78%) Windows
2 53 (43.09%) Finance
3 45 (36.59%) SQL Server
4 43 (34.96%) SQL
5 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
6 40 (32.52%) VMware
6 40 (32.52%) PowerShell
7 34 (27.64%) Linux
8 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (25.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (24.39%) Citrix
10 30 (24.39%) SAN
11 29 (23.58%) Active Directory
12 27 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (20.33%) XenApp
14 24 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (19.51%) Replication
15 23 (18.70%) UNIX
15 23 (18.70%) MS Excel
15 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (17.89%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (17.89%) vSphere
16 22 (17.89%) Oracle
16 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (17.07%) T-SQL
18 20 (16.26%) DNS
18 20 (16.26%) Banking
19 19 (15.45%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 9 (7.32%) WebLogic
1 9 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (5.69%) IIS
2 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.69%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.25%) JBoss
3 4 (3.25%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.25%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.63%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.63%) Lync
5 2 (1.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (18.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.69%) MS Office
3 6 (4.88%) MS Project
4 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.81%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.44%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.63%) Office 365
3 2 (1.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.39%) SAN
2 20 (16.26%) DNS
3 9 (7.32%) SSL
4 8 (6.50%) SMTP
5 7 (5.69%) DHCP
5 7 (5.69%) LAN
5 7 (5.69%) WAN
5 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.07%) Internet
6 5 (4.07%) VLAN
6 5 (4.07%) NAS
7 4 (3.25%) Firewall
7 4 (3.25%) VPN
7 4 (3.25%) HTTP
8 3 (2.44%) LDAP
8 3 (2.44%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.63%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.63%) DMZ
9 2 (1.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (17.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (15.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (10.57%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database
8 9 (7.32%) SSDT
9 8 (6.50%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (6.50%) QlikView
9 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
10 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
11 6 (4.88%) OLAP
12 5 (4.07%) DTS
12 5 (4.07%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Visual Studio
1 10 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.50%) ERwin
3 5 (4.07%) JIRA
4 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.44%) Maven
5 2 (1.63%) Hudson
5 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.63%) Subversion
5 2 (1.63%) Ant
6 1 (0.81%) JUnit
6 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.81%) Introscope
6 1 (0.81%) NUnit
6 1 (0.81%) Cobertura
6 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.81%) Gradle
6 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.81%) JBehave
General
1 53 (43.09%) Finance
2 20 (16.26%) Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Law
4 5 (4.07%) Legal
4 5 (4.07%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (22.76%) DBA
2 25 (20.33%) Administrator
3 20 (16.26%) SQL DBA
4 16 (13.01%) SQL Server DBA
5 14 (11.38%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (9.76%) Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Architect
8 9 (7.32%) Consultant
8 9 (7.32%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (5.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Wintel Consultant
11 6 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
11 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (4.88%) Server Administrator
12 5 (4.07%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) .NET
2 7 (5.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (5.69%) Middleware
2 7 (5.69%) MDX
3 4 (3.25%) Java EE
3 4 (3.25%) JMS
4 3 (2.44%) Spring
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.63%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.63%) JSON
5 2 (1.63%) HTML
5 2 (1.63%) SOAP
5 2 (1.63%) Struts
5 2 (1.63%) Web Services
5 2 (1.63%) XML
5 2 (1.63%) EJB
6 1 (0.81%) CSS
6 1 (0.81%) JDBC
6 1 (0.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Replication
2 14 (11.38%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.07%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.25%) PMI
6 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.44%) PKI
7 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.63%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.63%) HACMP
8 2 (1.63%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.81%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) iSeries
9 1 (0.81%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (48.78%) Windows
2 34 (27.64%) Linux
3 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (25.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (18.70%) UNIX
5 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (10.57%) Solaris
7 10 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.07%) AIX
9 3 (2.44%) HPUX
9 3 (2.44%) zOS
9 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.63%) i5/OS
10 2 (1.63%) Android
10 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.81%) SUSE
11 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.63%) ITIL
3 16 (13.01%) Scrum
4 15 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (10.57%) Change Management
6 13 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.13%) Load Balancing
8 9 (7.32%) Server Building
9 8 (6.50%) Database Mirroring
9 8 (6.50%) Patch Management
9 8 (6.50%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.50%) SOA
9 8 (6.50%) Project Management
10 7 (5.69%) ETL
10 7 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.69%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (5.69%) High Availability
11 6 (4.88%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.96%) SQL
2 40 (32.52%) PowerShell
3 21 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.13%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.50%) C#
6 6 (4.88%) Java
6 6 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.07%) Perl
8 4 (3.25%) VBScript
8 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.25%) Ruby
9 3 (2.44%) Python
10 2 (1.63%) VB
10 2 (1.63%) PHP
10 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.69%) MCSE
3 4 (3.25%) MCSA
3 4 (3.25%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.63%) Degree
5 2 (1.63%) MCP
5 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.81%) MCTS
6 1 (0.81%) MCITP
6 1 (0.81%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.81%) CCNP
6 1 (0.81%) CCNA
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (23.58%) Active Directory
2 25 (20.33%) XenApp
3 24 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (17.89%) vSphere
5 11 (8.94%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (8.13%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.07%) VMware Server
8 4 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.25%) NFS
9 3 (2.44%) OCFS2
9 3 (2.44%) GlusterFS
9 3 (2.44%) GFS2
10 2 (1.63%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.63%) GPFS
10 2 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.81%) SRDF
11 1 (0.81%) vCloud
11 1 (0.81%) Docker
11 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) SCCM
1 8 (6.50%) Data Guard
2 6 (4.88%) Puppet
3 5 (4.07%) SCOM
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (3.25%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.44%) SELinux
5 3 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.63%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.63%) vMotion
6 2 (1.63%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.81%) Graphite
7 1 (0.81%) Ansible
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.81%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.81%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.81%) WSUS
7 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 40 (32.52%) VMware
3 30 (24.39%) Citrix
4 22 (17.89%) Oracle
5 17 (13.82%) HP
6 13 (10.57%) Red Hat
7 12 (9.76%) IBM
8 11 (8.94%) SAP
9 7 (5.69%) Remedy
9 7 (5.69%) NetApp
10 6 (4.88%) Veritas
10 6 (4.88%) Cisco
10 6 (4.88%) EMC
11 4 (3.25%) Lotus
11 4 (3.25%) AppSense
11 4 (3.25%) Red Gate
12 3 (2.44%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.44%) Intel
12 3 (2.44%) Sybase
13 2 (1.63%) BMC
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