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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 148 155 158
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 38 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.77% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.03% 2.02% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £267 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +43.20%
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
1873 2280 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.13% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1461 1661 1646
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.44 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 34 (44.16%) Windows
1 34 (44.16%) Linux
2 30 (38.96%) VMware
3 26 (33.77%) Finance
3 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
4 25 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (31.17%) SQL
5 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
6 22 (28.57%) DNS
7 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (25.97%) Puppet
8 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
8 20 (25.97%) Replication
9 19 (24.68%) UNIX
10 18 (23.38%) Oracle
10 18 (23.38%) HP
10 18 (23.38%) Configuration Management
11 16 (20.78%) IBM
11 16 (20.78%) Citrix
11 16 (20.78%) High Availability
12 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (19.48%) SAN
12 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (19.48%) ITIL
12 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
13 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (16.88%) Tomcat
14 13 (16.88%) WebSphere
15 12 (15.58%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (19.48%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.88%) Tomcat
2 13 (16.88%) WebSphere
3 10 (12.99%) IIS
3 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.39%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (9.09%) Apache Solr
5 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 6 (7.79%) Apache
7 5 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.90%) Lync
10 2 (2.60%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.30%) nginx
11 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) PaaS
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) DNS
2 15 (19.48%) SAN
3 11 (14.29%) HTTP
3 11 (14.29%) Firewall
4 9 (11.69%) DHCP
5 7 (9.09%) Internet
6 6 (7.79%) VLAN
7 5 (6.49%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (6.49%) LAN
7 5 (6.49%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.19%) Wireless
8 4 (5.19%) WLAN
8 4 (5.19%) VPN
8 4 (5.19%) SMTP
8 4 (5.19%) Broadband
9 3 (3.90%) LDAP
9 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.90%) SSL
9 3 (3.90%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (9.09%) MySQL
5 5 (6.49%) SSDT
5 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.60%) QlikView
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.60%) ERwin
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.19%) Publishing
5 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Law
6 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.30%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Administrator
2 9 (11.69%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (11.69%) DBA
3 7 (9.09%) Analyst
3 7 (9.09%) Architect
4 6 (7.79%) SQL DBA
4 6 (7.79%) Server Administrator
4 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Developer
5 5 (6.49%) ETL Developer
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (6.49%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Development Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) HP Storage Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) SAN Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (10.39%) .NET
3 6 (7.79%) Middleware
4 3 (3.90%) LAMP
5 2 (2.60%) OLE
5 2 (2.60%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.60%) J2EE
6 1 (1.30%) OSGi
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.30%) COM
6 1 (1.30%) SonicMQ
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.30%) Java EE
6 1 (1.30%) WAMP
6 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Replication
2 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.19%) Open Source
5 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) DTV
6 1 (1.30%) CESG
6 1 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.16%) Windows
1 34 (44.16%) Linux
2 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (24.68%) UNIX
4 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.69%) Solaris
7 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.19%) AIX
8 4 (5.19%) CentOS
9 3 (3.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.60%) Debian
10 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Configuration Management
2 16 (20.78%) High Availability
3 15 (19.48%) ITIL
4 11 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.39%) Content Management
6 8 (10.39%) SOA
7 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.79%) Scrum
8 6 (7.79%) Migration
8 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.49%) ETL
10 4 (5.19%) Change Management
10 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.19%) DevOps
10 4 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.19%) Capacity Management
11 3 (3.90%) ATDD
11 3 (3.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 12 (15.58%) Python
3 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 10 (12.99%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.39%) Ruby
6 8 (10.39%) Perl
7 4 (5.19%) PHP
7 4 (5.19%) C
8 3 (3.90%) VBScript
8 3 (3.90%) Java
9 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.60%) VB
9 2 (2.60%) C#
9 2 (2.60%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.49%) MCSE
2 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.19%) CCNA
4 3 (3.90%) RHCE
4 3 (3.90%) MCITP
4 3 (3.90%) RHCT
5 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.30%) NCDA
6 1 (1.30%) CCIE
6 1 (1.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 25 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) XenApp
3 12 (15.58%) vSphere
4 8 (10.39%) VMware ESX
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.49%) KVM
5 5 (6.49%) NFS
6 4 (5.19%) RHEV
6 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.90%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.60%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.30%) vCloud
9 1 (1.30%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (1.30%) Postfix
9 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) Puppet
2 6 (7.79%) SCCM
3 5 (6.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (6.49%) SELinux
3 5 (6.49%) SCOM
4 4 (5.19%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (5.19%) HP SIM
4 4 (5.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (3.90%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.90%) Nagios
5 3 (3.90%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (3.90%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (3.90%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.60%) Control-M
6 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.60%) Cacti
6 2 (2.60%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) VMware
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.38%) Oracle
3 18 (23.38%) HP
4 16 (20.78%) IBM
4 16 (20.78%) Citrix
5 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
6 8 (10.39%) Cisco
7 7 (9.09%) Remedy
7 7 (9.09%) Adobe
8 6 (7.79%) Symantec
9 4 (5.19%) BMC
9 4 (5.19%) Juniper
9 4 (5.19%) Sophos
10 3 (3.90%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.90%) Veeam
10 3 (3.90%) SAP
10 3 (3.90%) NetApp
11 2 (2.60%) IronPort
11 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
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