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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 71 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Contract jobs citing Clustering 26 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.50% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.73% 0.49% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £31.56 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.30% +16.87%
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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
454 409 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.15% 25.61% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 181 139
Average daily rate £378 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £125 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.81 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Northamptonshire - 13 £450 -
Nottinghamshire -4 9 £325 - 1
Leicestershire +11 2 £288 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £303 - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
4 12 (30.00%) SAN
4 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 12 (30.00%) ITIL
4 12 (30.00%) VMware
4 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (27.50%) Open Source
5 11 (27.50%) Web Services
5 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
5 11 (27.50%) DNS
6 10 (25.00%) UNIX
6 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) Firewall
7 9 (22.50%) Finance
7 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
7 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (20.00%) HAProxy
8 8 (20.00%) iptables
8 8 (20.00%) CentOS
8 8 (20.00%) SCOM
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (20.00%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (27.50%) Tomcat
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (15.00%) NetWeaver
4 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (10.00%) Lync
6 4 (10.00%) Apache
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (7.50%) iPlanet
7 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
7 3 (7.50%) JBoss
7 3 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
8 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
9 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) SAN
2 11 (27.50%) DNS
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
4 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (15.00%) DMZ
5 6 (15.00%) HTTPS
5 6 (15.00%) HTTP
5 6 (15.00%) WAN
6 3 (7.50%) LDAP
6 3 (7.50%) LAN
6 3 (7.50%) VLAN
6 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.50%) NAS
6 3 (7.50%) FCoE
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
7 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) MySQL
3 6 (15.00%) DB2
4 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Integration Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) DBA
2 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
2 8 (20.00%) Middleware
3 7 (17.50%) REST
3 7 (17.50%) .NET
4 6 (15.00%) WSDL
4 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (15.00%) XML
4 6 (15.00%) XSD
4 6 (15.00%) JMS
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (15.00%) JSON
4 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (7.50%) J2EE
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Open Source
2 6 (15.00%) PKI
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Replication
5 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
6 2 (5.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) UNIX
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (20.00%) CentOS
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.50%) Solaris
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.50%) AIX
7 3 (7.50%) HPUX
7 3 (7.50%) SUSE
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
1 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (20.00%) Migration
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.00%) SOA
5 4 (10.00%) High Availability
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.00%) Business Development
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Line Management
8 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.50%) Validation
8 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) Delphi
5 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) Korn
5 3 (7.50%) C-shell
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (20.00%) iptables
4 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (10.00%) Docker
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
6 3 (7.50%) Samba
6 3 (7.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (7.50%) vSphere
6 3 (7.50%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (7.50%) KVM
7 2 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCOM
1 8 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Pacemaker
3 2 (5.00%) OpenView
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) SAP
4 6 (15.00%) Software AG
5 5 (12.50%) NetApp
5 5 (12.50%) Veritas
5 5 (12.50%) Axway
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 5 (12.50%) Intel
6 4 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Google
7 3 (7.50%) F5
7 3 (7.50%) Sun
7 3 (7.50%) PlateSpin
8 2 (5.00%) Opsware
8 2 (5.00%) Cognos
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) Akamai
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