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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 133 155 172
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +17
Contract jobs citing Clustering 33 61 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 1.03% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% 2.68% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 18
Median daily rate £475 £381 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £22.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +5.55%
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
1367 2280 2238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.19% 38.52% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1832 1618
Median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 40 45
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.33 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.52% +0.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

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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 27 July 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 34 (56.67%) Finance
1 34 (56.67%) High Availability
2 31 (51.67%) Linux
3 27 (45.00%) Unix
4 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
5 23 (38.33%) Windows
6 22 (36.67%) Python
7 19 (31.67%) SQL
8 18 (30.00%) Puppet
9 17 (28.33%) Bash Shell
9 17 (28.33%) Replication
10 16 (26.67%) Financial Institution
10 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
11 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
11 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Clustering
12 13 (21.67%) Hedge funds
12 13 (21.67%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (21.67%) Oracle
12 13 (21.67%) ITIL
13 12 (20.00%) Perl
13 12 (20.00%) Patch Management
13 12 (20.00%) Ruby
14 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (18.33%) DNS
14 11 (18.33%) SAN
14 11 (18.33%) VMware
14 11 (18.33%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.33%) IBM Domino
3 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) DNS
1 11 (18.33%) SAN
2 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 8 (13.33%) LAN
2 8 (13.33%) LDAP
2 8 (13.33%) WAN
3 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.33%) Internet
5 3 (5.00%) HTTP
6 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (3.33%) NAS
6 2 (3.33%) SMTP
7 1 (1.67%) DDNS
7 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.33%) MySQL
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.33%) Toad
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.67%) VisualVM
General
1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) French Language
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Administrator
2 14 (23.33%) DBA
2 14 (23.33%) SQL DBA
3 12 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior DBA
7 6 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
7 6 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Citrix Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Lotus Notes Administrator
10 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 4 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.67%) J2EE
3 1 (1.67%) JMS
3 1 (1.67%) JMX
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Replication
2 13 (21.67%) Hedge funds
3 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (11.67%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) BYOD
6 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) PMI
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (51.67%) Linux
2 27 (45.00%) Unix
3 23 (38.33%) Windows
4 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.33%) AIX
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) Android
9 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.67%) SUSE
9 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) High Availability
2 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.33%) Database Security
5 8 (13.33%) Migration
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 6 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) Change Management
9 3 (5.00%) Change Control
9 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (5.00%) Server Building
9 3 (5.00%) Service Management
10 2 (3.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Python
2 19 (31.67%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) Bash Shell
4 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
5 12 (20.00%) Perl
5 12 (20.00%) Ruby
6 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.33%) PHP
8 4 (6.67%) C
8 4 (6.67%) C#
9 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.67%) Java
10 1 (1.67%) Tcl
10 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) MCP
1 1 (1.67%) MCSE
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.67%) RHCA
1 1 (1.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) GFS2
2 10 (16.67%) GlusterFS
2 10 (16.67%) OCFS2
3 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.67%) KVM
5 3 (5.00%) GPFS
5 3 (5.00%) RHEV
6 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.67%) NFS
7 1 (1.67%) Samba
7 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) Puppet
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (18.33%) Failover Clustering
4 10 (16.67%) CFEngine
4 10 (16.67%) SELinux
5 7 (11.67%) Ansible
6 4 (6.67%) Control-M
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (5.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (5.00%) SCCM
8 2 (3.33%) BladeLogic
8 2 (3.33%) Nagios
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.67%) Cacti
9 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.67%) OpenView
9 1 (1.67%) SCOM
9 1 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
3 11 (18.33%) VMware
4 10 (16.67%) HP
5 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.00%) TOWER Software
7 5 (8.33%) Citrix
7 5 (8.33%) EMC
8 4 (6.67%) IBM
8 4 (6.67%) Splunk
9 3 (5.00%) Dell
10 2 (3.33%) Brocade
10 2 (3.33%) F5
10 2 (3.33%) Lotus
10 2 (3.33%) NetApp
10 2 (3.33%) Siebel
10 2 (3.33%) Veritas
11 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.67%) IronPort
11 1 (1.67%) Postini
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago