The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / East Midlands
Rank 77 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Clustering 16 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.10% 0.38% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.23% 1.27% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 11
Median daily rate £200 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.68% +22.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +21.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
378 473 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.87% 29.66% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 302 214
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 29
Median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £9.64 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.40 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the East Midlands region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the East Midlands region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 7 £200 -
Derbyshire -8 5 £330 -16.98%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £375 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £438 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (40.00%) High Availability
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) Symantec
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (35.00%) LDAP
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
4 7 (35.00%) SCCM
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
4 7 (35.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 7 (35.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (30.00%) DNS
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (25.00%) Intel Security
6 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (25.00%) Kerberos
6 5 (25.00%) ADSI

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) iPlanet
2 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) LDAP
1 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) FTP
4 2 (10.00%) NAS
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) SSH
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Chief Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Chief Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) ADSI
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) Grid Computing
3 2 (10.00%) HP Storage
3 2 (10.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) Solaris
5 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL V3
1 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) High Availability
3 7 (35.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 7 (35.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (35.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (10.00%) QMS
4 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) HL7
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (10.00%) OpenView
3 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.00%) MIIS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Symantec
3 5 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) NetApp
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.00%) BEA
6 2 (10.00%) BMC
6 2 (10.00%) Cognos
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Opsware
6 2 (10.00%) Qualys
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.00%) Sun
6 2 (10.00%) Veritas
7 1 (5.00%) Dell