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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 152 171 192
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +21
Contract jobs citing Clustering 56 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 1.29% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 25
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £333 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £485 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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
2208 2178 2715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.71% 37.53% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1581 1987
Average daily rate £475 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £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 39 42 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.81 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Clustering Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (53.39%) Windows
2 49 (41.53%) Finance
3 47 (39.83%) Microsoft
4 44 (37.29%) VMware
5 43 (36.44%) SQL Server
6 40 (33.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (32.20%) SQL
8 36 (30.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (29.66%) SAN
9 35 (29.66%) PowerShell
10 32 (27.12%) Active Directory
11 30 (25.42%) Citrix
11 30 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (24.58%) Linux
13 28 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (22.88%) XenApp
15 24 (20.34%) MS Excel
16 23 (19.49%) vSphere
17 21 (17.80%) UNIX
18 19 (16.10%) Oracle
18 19 (16.10%) ITIL
19 18 (15.25%) HP
19 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 17 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
20 17 (14.41%) Replication
21 16 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
21 16 (13.56%) .NET
22 15 (12.71%) IBM
22 15 (12.71%) DNS
22 15 (12.71%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (9.32%) MS Exchange
1 11 (9.32%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.47%) IIS
3 9 (7.63%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.24%) Apache
7 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (3.39%) JBoss
7 4 (3.39%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.39%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.54%) Lync
8 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 24 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.78%) MS Project
3 5 (4.24%) MS Office
4 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.39%) Mimecast
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.69%) PaaS
4 2 (1.69%) Office 365
4 2 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.66%) SAN
2 15 (12.71%) DNS
3 9 (7.63%) NAS
4 8 (6.78%) SSL
4 8 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.93%) LAN
5 7 (5.93%) WAN
5 7 (5.93%) SMTP
5 7 (5.93%) Firewall
6 6 (5.08%) Ethernet
6 6 (5.08%) LDAP
7 5 (4.24%) VLAN
8 4 (3.39%) DMZ
8 4 (3.39%) Internet
8 4 (3.39%) DHCP
9 3 (2.54%) HTTP
9 3 (2.54%) VPN
10 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (36.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (12.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (11.02%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (6.78%) SSDT
8 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.93%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (5.93%) QlikView
8 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
9 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (4.24%) OLAP
10 5 (4.24%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Visual Studio
1 9 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.93%) ERwin
3 5 (4.24%) JIRA
4 3 (2.54%) Introscope
4 3 (2.54%) Maven
5 2 (1.69%) Subversion
5 2 (1.69%) Ant
5 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.69%) Hudson
6 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.85%) Gradle
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 49 (41.53%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Law
4 5 (4.24%) Legal
5 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (17.80%) Administrator
2 19 (16.10%) DBA
3 12 (10.17%) SQL DBA
4 11 (9.32%) Developer
4 11 (9.32%) Architect
4 11 (9.32%) Consultant
5 10 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.47%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (7.63%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Server Administrator
7 8 (6.78%) Server Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Wintel Consultant
8 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (5.08%) Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) .NET
2 9 (7.63%) Middleware
3 7 (5.93%) Java EE
3 7 (5.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (4.24%) MDX
4 5 (4.24%) JMS
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.54%) EJB
7 2 (1.69%) J2EE
7 2 (1.69%) HTML
7 2 (1.69%) Struts
7 2 (1.69%) Web Services
7 2 (1.69%) XML
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.69%) Spring
8 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.85%) HTML5
8 1 (0.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (0.85%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (0.85%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Replication
2 14 (11.86%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.08%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.24%) PKI
6 4 (3.39%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.39%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.39%) PMI
6 4 (3.39%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.54%) HACMP
7 3 (2.54%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.69%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) iSeries
9 1 (0.85%) Life Science
9 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 63 (53.39%) Windows
2 40 (33.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (30.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (24.58%) Linux
5 28 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (17.80%) UNIX
7 11 (9.32%) Solaris
8 8 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.39%) AIX
10 3 (2.54%) HPUX
10 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.54%) zOS
10 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.69%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.85%) Android
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.85%) CentOS
12 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) ITIL
2 17 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.02%) Change Management
4 13 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.32%) Scrum
5 11 (9.32%) Server Building
6 9 (7.63%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (7.63%) SOA
7 8 (6.78%) Project Management
8 7 (5.93%) Migration
8 7 (5.93%) ETL
8 7 (5.93%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.93%) High Availability
8 7 (5.93%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (5.08%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.08%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.24%) CRM
10 5 (4.24%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.20%) SQL
2 35 (29.66%) PowerShell
3 14 (11.86%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.78%) Java
5 7 (5.93%) C#
6 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.24%) Perl
7 4 (3.39%) Ruby
7 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.54%) Python
9 2 (1.69%) PHP
9 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.69%) VBScript
9 2 (1.69%) VB
10 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.32%) MCSE
3 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.39%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.54%) MCITP
5 2 (1.69%) Degree
5 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.85%) CCNP
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.85%) MCTS
6 1 (0.85%) MCP
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.54%) QA
System Software
1 32 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 30 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (22.88%) XenApp
4 23 (19.49%) vSphere
5 10 (8.47%) VMware Server
6 9 (7.63%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (6.78%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.54%) NFS
8 3 (2.54%) OCFS2
8 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.54%) GlusterFS
8 3 (2.54%) GFS2
9 2 (1.69%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.69%) GPFS
10 1 (0.85%) Docker
10 1 (0.85%) SRDF
10 1 (0.85%) vCloud
10 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) Puppet
2 6 (5.08%) SCCM
2 6 (5.08%) Data Guard
2 6 (5.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (4.24%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.39%) SCOM
4 4 (3.39%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.54%) CA Wily
5 3 (2.54%) SELinux
6 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.69%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.85%) WSUS
7 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.85%) Control-M
7 1 (0.85%) Nagios
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.85%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 47 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 44 (37.29%) VMware
3 30 (25.42%) Citrix
4 19 (16.10%) Oracle
5 18 (15.25%) HP
6 15 (12.71%) IBM
7 11 (9.32%) Cisco
8 8 (6.78%) SAP
9 7 (5.93%) NetApp
9 7 (5.93%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.08%) Remedy
10 6 (5.08%) Veritas
10 6 (5.08%) 3PAR
11 5 (4.24%) EMC
12 4 (3.39%) Lotus
13 3 (2.54%) Intel
14 2 (1.69%) Dell
14 2 (1.69%) BMC
14 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
14 2 (1.69%) Axway
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
First Point
Rate: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago