The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 93 81 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -31
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.46% 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 2.56% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Average daily rate £325 £300 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -8.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
338 234 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.95% 18.13% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 117 121
Average daily rate £288 £301 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -19.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 32
Average hourly rate £13.86 £19.39 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.54% -44.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.05 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £325 +8.33%
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
3 5 (55.56%) SCOM
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Altiris
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) VBScript
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) PBX
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) SUSE
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Contact Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Altiris
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) Software AG
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle