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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 129 146 179
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +33
Contract jobs citing Clustering 61 65 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 1.00% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.06% 2.60% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 55 10
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£410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £240 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £31.56 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.30% +16.87%
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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 2500 2330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 38.59% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1506 1858 1736
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 52
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.17 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 44 (45.36%) Windows
2 38 (39.18%) VMware
3 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
4 36 (37.11%) Linux
5 35 (36.08%) Finance
6 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
7 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
8 29 (29.90%) SAN
9 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (27.84%) SQL
11 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (22.68%) Oracle
14 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (21.65%) Puppet
15 20 (20.62%) ITIL
16 19 (19.59%) UNIX
16 19 (19.59%) Citrix
17 18 (18.56%) Configuration Management
18 16 (16.49%) Replication
19 15 (15.46%) Cisco
19 15 (15.46%) IBM
19 15 (15.46%) .NET
19 15 (15.46%) Tomcat
19 15 (15.46%) MS Exchange
19 15 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
19 15 (15.46%) XenApp
19 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (14.43%) PowerShell
20 14 (14.43%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (15.46%) Tomcat
1 15 (15.46%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.43%) IIS
3 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
4 11 (11.34%) WebLogic
5 9 (9.28%) Apache
6 8 (8.25%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (7.22%) Apache Solr
7 7 (7.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
9 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (4.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (4.12%) Lync
10 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (3.09%) JBoss
11 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Office
3 4 (4.12%) MS Project
4 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.03%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.12%) Office 365
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.06%) PaaS
5 2 (2.06%) IaaS
5 2 (2.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.90%) SAN
2 14 (14.43%) DNS
3 12 (12.37%) Firewall
4 9 (9.28%) HTTP
5 8 (8.25%) LAN
5 8 (8.25%) NAS
6 6 (6.19%) VLAN
6 6 (6.19%) LDAP
6 6 (6.19%) DHCP
6 6 (6.19%) Ethernet
7 5 (5.15%) WAN
7 5 (5.15%) SSL
8 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.12%) SMTP
8 4 (4.12%) Internet
9 3 (3.09%) DMZ
9 3 (3.09%) Wireless
9 3 (3.09%) VPN
9 3 (3.09%) WLAN
10 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (11.34%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.28%) Relational Database
7 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database
7 8 (8.25%) RDBMS
7 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (7.22%) SSDT
9 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (6.19%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (4.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (4.12%) QlikView
10 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (3.09%) MySQL
12 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) JIRA
1 7 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.09%) ERwin
3 3 (3.09%) Introscope
3 3 (3.09%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.06%) Subversion
5 1 (1.03%) Maven
5 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.03%) Hudson
5 1 (1.03%) Ant
General
1 35 (36.08%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.12%) Legal
4 4 (4.12%) Publishing
5 3 (3.09%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.53%) Administrator
2 12 (12.37%) Architect
2 12 (12.37%) DBA
3 10 (10.31%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.25%) Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) ETL Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Server Administrator
6 6 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.15%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.15%) Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Development Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Wintel Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) SAN Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.46%) .NET
2 11 (11.34%) Middleware
3 9 (9.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (7.22%) Java EE
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (4.12%) J2EE
6 3 (3.09%) JMS
6 3 (3.09%) EJB
7 2 (2.06%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.06%) Spring
8 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.03%) OLE
8 1 (1.03%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.03%) OSGi
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.03%) JSP
8 1 (1.03%) Servlets
8 1 (1.03%) Struts
8 1 (1.03%) Web Services
8 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Replication
2 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.22%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.15%) PKI
5 4 (4.12%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.12%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.09%) HACMP
6 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.06%) Open Source
7 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.03%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.03%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 44 (45.36%) Windows
2 36 (37.11%) Linux
3 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (19.59%) UNIX
7 11 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (9.28%) Solaris
9 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.09%) CentOS
10 3 (3.09%) AIX
11 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.03%) SUSE
12 1 (1.03%) Debian
12 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) ITIL
2 18 (18.56%) Configuration Management
3 14 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (13.40%) High Availability
5 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.34%) SOA
7 10 (10.31%) Migration
8 9 (9.28%) Scrum
8 9 (9.28%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (9.28%) Change Management
9 8 (8.25%) Project Management
10 7 (7.22%) ETL
10 7 (7.22%) Content Management
10 7 (7.22%) Change Control
11 6 (6.19%) Load Balancing
12 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
13 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) SQL
2 14 (14.43%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.28%) Python
4 8 (8.25%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.25%) Java
5 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.22%) Ruby
6 5 (5.15%) Perl
7 3 (3.09%) VBScript
8 2 (2.06%) PHP
8 2 (2.06%) C
8 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.03%) R
9 1 (1.03%) C#
9 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.28%) MCSE
3 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.06%) MCITP
5 2 (2.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.06%) CCNP
6 1 (1.03%) CCNA
6 1 (1.03%) MCSA
6 1 (1.03%) CCIE
6 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
2 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.46%) XenApp
4 11 (11.34%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (11.34%) vSphere
5 9 (9.28%) VMware Server
6 8 (8.25%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.19%) OCFS2
7 6 (6.19%) GlusterFS
7 6 (6.19%) GFS2
8 5 (5.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (3.09%) KVM
10 2 (2.06%) RHEV
10 2 (2.06%) Sendmail
10 2 (2.06%) BitLocker
11 1 (1.03%) NFS
11 1 (1.03%) SRDF
11 1 (1.03%) Firmware
11 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) Puppet
2 6 (6.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (6.19%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.15%) SCCM
3 5 (5.15%) SELinux
4 4 (4.12%) HP SIM
4 4 (4.12%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.09%) CA Wily
5 3 (3.09%) SCOM
5 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.06%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.06%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (1.03%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.03%) Nagios
7 1 (1.03%) Cacti
Vendors
1 38 (39.18%) VMware
2 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
3 22 (22.68%) Oracle
4 19 (19.59%) Citrix
5 15 (15.46%) Cisco
5 15 (15.46%) IBM
6 12 (12.37%) HP
6 12 (12.37%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.25%) Remedy
8 7 (7.22%) Adobe
9 6 (6.19%) 3PAR
10 5 (5.15%) SAP
11 4 (4.12%) NetApp
11 4 (4.12%) Veritas
11 4 (4.12%) Business Objects
12 3 (3.09%) Dell
12 3 (3.09%) EMC
13 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
13 2 (2.06%) Juniper
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