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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 92 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 9 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.58% 0.56% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 1.95% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £388 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £363 £346
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.22%
Clustering
England

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
430 461 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.48% 28.58% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 243 224
Median daily rate £390 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 33
Median hourly rate £16.09 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.43 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £39.40 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -2 3 - -
Lincolnshire -5 3 £400 -5.88%
Leicestershire - 2 £338 - 2
Derbyshire +2 1 £275 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) DHCP
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) SAN
4 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) Intel
4 7 (31.82%) AIX
4 7 (31.82%) Unix
4 7 (31.82%) Change Management
4 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
6 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
6 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 5 (22.73%) Terminal Services
6 5 (22.73%) arcserve
6 5 (22.73%) Symantec
6 5 (22.73%) Remedy
7 4 (18.18%) Middleware
7 4 (18.18%) IBM

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 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) DHCP
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
4 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) SSL
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Unix Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Unix Technical Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Database Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) webMethods Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
3 7 (31.82%) Unix
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (13.64%) SUSE
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Change Management
1 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (18.18%) High Availability
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Terminal Services
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.55%) Firmware
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
2 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
3 4 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (18.18%) Foglight
3 4 (18.18%) nmon
4 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) Intel
4 5 (22.73%) arcserve
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 5 (22.73%) Remedy
4 5 (22.73%) Symantec
5 4 (18.18%) EMC
5 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 4 (18.18%) Sun
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) Software AG
6 3 (13.64%) Terracotta
6 3 (13.64%) webMethods
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas