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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 76 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Clustering 18 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.14% 0.21% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.14% 0.80% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £38.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-49.67% +55.00%
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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
435 373 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.65% 25.60% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 200 172
Average daily rate £343 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 26
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.30 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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
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 30 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 8 £400 - 1
Derbyshire - 5 £309 - 1
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £400 - 3
Northamptonshire +3 1 - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.26%) Linux
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
4 12 (26.09%) ITIL
4 12 (26.09%) Java
4 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
5 11 (23.91%) Tomcat
6 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
7 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
7 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
7 9 (19.57%) Web Services
7 9 (19.57%) SAN
7 9 (19.57%) VMware
8 8 (17.39%) Firewall
8 8 (17.39%) MySQL
8 8 (17.39%) Oracle
8 8 (17.39%) UNIX
8 8 (17.39%) DNS
8 8 (17.39%) Open Source
8 8 (17.39%) CentOS
8 8 (17.39%) iptables
8 8 (17.39%) HAProxy
9 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (15.22%) Active Directory

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 11 (23.91%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.52%) Lync
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.52%) NetWeaver
4 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 3 (6.52%) Apache
4 3 (6.52%) iPlanet
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) SAN
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
2 8 (17.39%) DNS
3 7 (15.22%) PBX
3 7 (15.22%) VoIP
4 6 (13.04%) WAN
4 6 (13.04%) CTI
5 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.52%) DMZ
6 3 (6.52%) HTTP
6 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
6 3 (6.52%) LAN
6 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.52%) NAS
6 3 (6.52%) FCoE
6 3 (6.52%) VLAN
7 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) MySQL
3 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) DBA
2 8 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) SQL DBA
5 5 (10.87%) VoIP Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior VoIP Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.52%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) MySQL DBA
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Web Services
2 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 5 (10.87%) REST
3 5 (10.87%) Middleware
4 4 (8.70%) XML
4 4 (8.70%) JSON
5 3 (6.52%) J2EE
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (6.52%) XSD
5 3 (6.52%) JMS
5 3 (6.52%) WSDL
5 3 (6.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (6.52%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (2.17%) Symfony
7 1 (2.17%) XMPP
7 1 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Replication
2 4 (8.70%) PKI
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) UNIX
4 8 (17.39%) CentOS
5 4 (8.70%) Solaris
5 4 (8.70%) AIX
6 3 (6.52%) HPUX
6 3 (6.52%) SUSE
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
3 8 (17.39%) Open Source
4 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.87%) Change Management
6 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.87%) High Availability
7 4 (8.70%) DevOps
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) SOA
8 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (4.35%) Requirements Management
10 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) Java
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.70%) Korn
3 4 (8.70%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) C++
3 4 (8.70%) Delphi
4 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.52%) Perl
4 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.52%) C-shell
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) PHP5
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCITP
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 8 (17.39%) iptables
3 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
4 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.70%) Docker
6 3 (6.52%) KVM
6 3 (6.52%) Samba
6 3 (6.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Squid
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.17%) vSphere
8 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) HAProxy
2 6 (13.04%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) Pacemaker
4 2 (4.35%) Ansible
4 2 (4.35%) OpenView
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
4 2 (4.35%) SCCM
5 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (19.57%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) Oracle
5 5 (10.87%) F5
6 4 (8.70%) Google
6 4 (8.70%) Axway
6 4 (8.70%) NetApp
7 3 (6.52%) Veritas
7 3 (6.52%) PlateSpin
7 3 (6.52%) SAP
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix
7 3 (6.52%) Software AG
7 3 (6.52%) Sun
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco
8 2 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) Intel
8 2 (4.35%) Cognos
8 2 (4.35%) Opsware
8 2 (4.35%) TIBCO