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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 162 176 164
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Clustering 37 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 1.75% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 43
Average daily rate
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£408 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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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
1735 2344 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 32.34% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1716 1907
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 43 (58.11%) Windows
2 41 (55.41%) VMware
3 37 (50.00%) SQL
4 33 (44.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (40.54%) SAN
6 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
7 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
7 28 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
8 25 (33.78%) Oracle
9 24 (32.43%) Linux
9 24 (32.43%) Finance
10 21 (28.38%) Replication
10 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (27.03%) Citrix
12 19 (25.68%) UNIX
13 18 (24.32%) Cisco
13 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
14 16 (21.62%) HP
14 16 (21.62%) DNS
15 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (17.57%) XenApp
16 13 (17.57%) Banking
17 12 (16.22%) Firewall
17 12 (16.22%) Oracle RAC
17 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (16.22%) ITIL
17 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
18 11 (14.86%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (12.16%) IIS
1 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.05%) Apache
7 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.70%) Lync
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.35%) Gentran
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
2 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (40.54%) SAN
2 16 (21.62%) DNS
3 12 (16.22%) Firewall
4 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.51%) DHCP
5 9 (12.16%) WAN
6 7 (9.46%) LAN
7 6 (8.11%) Internet
7 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.76%) NAS
8 5 (6.76%) Unified Communications
9 4 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (5.41%) NetScaler
9 4 (5.41%) iSCSI
9 4 (5.41%) HTTP
9 4 (5.41%) SMTP
10 3 (4.05%) FTP
10 3 (4.05%) WLAN
10 3 (4.05%) LDAP
10 3 (4.05%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.76%) MySQL
7 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (5.41%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (4.05%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.70%) Toad
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.70%) International Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Architect
2 14 (18.92%) DBA
3 13 (17.57%) Administrator
4 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (10.81%) SQL DBA
5 8 (10.81%) Server Administrator
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) SAN Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) HP Storage Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.41%) Storage Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Middleware
2 4 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.05%) .NET
3 3 (4.05%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) JDBC
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
4 2 (2.70%) XML
4 2 (2.70%) ODBC
4 2 (2.70%) FIXML
4 2 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (2.70%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.35%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.35%) WAMP
5 1 (1.35%) ISPF
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) OLE
5 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Replication
2 5 (6.76%) EqualLogic
3 4 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.70%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.35%) Firmware
5 1 (1.35%) Open Source
5 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 43 (58.11%) Windows
2 28 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (32.43%) Linux
4 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (25.68%) UNIX
6 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.81%) Solaris
8 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.41%) SELinux
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.70%) AIX
12 1 (1.35%) CentOS
12 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) ITIL
2 11 (14.86%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (12.16%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (12.16%) High Availability
4 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.81%) Migration
5 6 (8.11%) SOA
6 5 (6.76%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.76%) Database Security
7 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 4 (5.41%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.05%) Project Management
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.05%) DevOps
9 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
3 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
4 9 (12.16%) Perl
5 8 (10.81%) Python
6 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
6 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.46%) Java
7 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.76%) Ruby
9 2 (2.70%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.70%) C#
9 2 (2.70%) VB
9 2 (2.70%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.35%) C
10 1 (1.35%) C-shell
10 1 (1.35%) R
10 1 (1.35%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.81%) MCITP
3 7 (9.46%) MCSE
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.70%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.35%) MCTS
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
3 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
4 13 (17.57%) XenApp
5 12 (16.22%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (14.86%) VMware ESX
7 9 (12.16%) vSphere
8 7 (9.46%) XenDesktop
9 5 (6.76%) XenServer
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (5.41%) Xen
10 4 (5.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (5.41%) VMware Server
11 3 (4.05%) vCloud
12 2 (2.70%) SRDF
13 1 (1.35%) UAG
13 1 (1.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) BMC PATROL
1 9 (12.16%) SCCM
2 8 (10.81%) SCOM
3 7 (9.46%) Data Guard
4 5 (6.76%) Control-M
4 5 (6.76%) Tivoli
4 5 (6.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Puppet
5 4 (5.41%) HP SIM
6 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (2.70%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (2.70%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.35%) Nagios
8 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) VMware
2 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 25 (33.78%) Oracle
4 20 (27.03%) Citrix
5 18 (24.32%) Cisco
6 16 (21.62%) HP
7 11 (14.86%) IBM
8 10 (13.51%) EMC
9 9 (12.16%) BMC
10 8 (10.81%) Dell
11 6 (8.11%) Veritas
11 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
11 6 (8.11%) Remedy
12 5 (6.76%) Juniper
12 5 (6.76%) SonicWALL
13 4 (5.41%) Veeam
13 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
13 4 (5.41%) Sybase
14 2 (2.70%) Symantec
14 2 (2.70%) Radianz
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