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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
London / City of London
Rank 137 105 156
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +51
Contract jobs citing Clustering 18 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 1.38% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 3.40% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 24
Median daily rate £434 £438 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £403 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +83.33%

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
1116 1235 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.08% 40.45% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 939 1559
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 28
Median hourly rate £22.13 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 (77.27%) Linux
2 25 (56.82%) Unix
3 24 (54.55%) Finance
4 20 (45.45%) Windows
5 19 (43.18%) Bash Shell
6 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 17 (38.64%) Python
7 17 (38.64%) High Availability
8 14 (31.82%) Puppet
8 14 (31.82%) Oracle
8 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
8 14 (31.82%) Firewall
9 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
9 13 (29.55%) Ruby
9 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
10 12 (27.27%) Banking
10 12 (27.27%) Migration
11 11 (25.00%) VMware
11 11 (25.00%) DNS
11 11 (25.00%) HP
11 11 (25.00%) SQL
11 11 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (22.73%) Perl
12 10 (22.73%) SAN
12 10 (22.73%) Financial Institution
12 10 (22.73%) Hedge funds
13 9 (20.45%) CFEngine
13 9 (20.45%) OCFS2
13 9 (20.45%) SELinux

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 9 (20.45%) Apache
1 9 (20.45%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.09%) JBoss
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) IaaS
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.55%) Office 365
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Firewall
2 11 (25.00%) DNS
3 10 (22.73%) SAN
4 8 (18.18%) SSL
5 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.36%) LAN
7 4 (9.09%) LDAP
7 4 (9.09%) WAN
8 3 (6.82%) DHCP
9 2 (4.55%) AMQP
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.55%) FTP
9 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.55%) NAS
9 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.55%) SMTP
10 1 (2.27%) HTTP
10 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
10 1 (2.27%) Network Security
10 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.55%) DB2
5 2 (4.55%) Ingres
5 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.27%) HBase
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView
6 1 (2.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) MSI
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 10 (22.73%) Financial Institution
4 4 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Electronics
5 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.27%) Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) French Language
6 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) DBA
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Middleware
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) JSON
3 2 (4.55%) JSON Schema
3 2 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (4.55%) Node.js
3 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) RESTful
3 2 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) XSD
4 1 (2.27%) SPNEGO
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Hedge funds
2 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Replication
4 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.55%) Fintech
6 2 (4.55%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Linux
2 25 (56.82%) Unix
3 20 (45.45%) Windows
4 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.64%) CentOS
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.09%) SUSE
8 3 (6.82%) Solaris
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.55%) AIX
9 2 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) High Availability
2 12 (27.27%) Migration
3 9 (20.45%) Patch Management
3 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.64%) DevOps
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Capacity Management
5 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) Database Security
6 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.55%) ITSM
8 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Bash Shell
2 17 (38.64%) Python
3 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
3 13 (29.55%) Ruby
4 11 (25.00%) SQL
5 10 (22.73%) Perl
6 4 (9.09%) C
7 3 (6.82%) Java
8 2 (4.55%) C#
8 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) IBM Certification
1 4 (9.09%) MCITP
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.09%) OCP
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) GFS2
2 9 (20.45%) GlusterFS
2 9 (20.45%) OCFS2
3 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.36%) DFS Replication
4 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.55%) XenApp
6 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.55%) XenServer
7 1 (2.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Puppet
2 11 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (20.45%) CFEngine
4 9 (20.45%) SELinux
5 5 (11.36%) Ansible
5 5 (11.36%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
6 4 (9.09%) SCCM
7 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
7 2 (4.55%) Control-M
7 2 (4.55%) Nagios
7 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (4.55%) OpenView
7 2 (4.55%) SCOM
7 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
7 2 (4.55%) SCSM
7 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) HP
3 11 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (15.91%) Symantec
4 7 (15.91%) Veritas
5 6 (13.64%) IBM
5 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
6 4 (9.09%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (6.82%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (4.55%) Remedy
8 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) Sybase
8 2 (4.55%) Teradata
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) Siebel
9 1 (2.27%) Temenos
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