The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 102 98 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Clustering 26 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 1.32% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 4.92% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 2
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£350 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £379 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +43.20%
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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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
623 610 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.35% 26.74% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 293 285
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £143 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 69 67
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -37.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.93 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Suffolk +4 12 £400 +100.00% 1
Essex +8 8 £288 -15.44% 1
Hertfordshire -6 2 £469 +70.45% 2
Bedfordshire -8 2 £350 +40.00%
Cambridgeshire -18 2 £325 -23.52% 2
Norfolk - - - -
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England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) VMware
3 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
4 25 (48.08%) SQL
5 22 (42.31%) MS Exchange
5 22 (42.31%) Citrix
6 20 (38.46%) Linux
7 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
8 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (32.69%) HP
10 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (25.00%) Oracle
11 13 (25.00%) DHCP
11 13 (25.00%) DNS
12 11 (21.15%) Java
13 10 (19.23%) MySQL
13 10 (19.23%) ITIL
13 10 (19.23%) Firewall
13 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
13 10 (19.23%) XenApp
13 10 (19.23%) Replication
14 9 (17.31%) REST
14 9 (17.31%) Open Source
14 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
14 9 (17.31%) SAN
14 9 (17.31%) MS Excel

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 22 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (13.46%) Lync
4 7 (13.46%) IIS
5 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.92%) WordPress
8 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.92%) Apache
8 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
1 1 (1.92%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) DHCP
1 13 (25.00%) DNS
2 10 (19.23%) Firewall
3 9 (17.31%) SAN
4 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.69%) VPN
6 3 (5.77%) Wireless
6 3 (5.77%) Internet
6 3 (5.77%) Broadband
7 2 (3.85%) LAN
7 2 (3.85%) WAN
7 2 (3.85%) LDAP
8 1 (1.92%) VLAN
8 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) MySQL
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.69%) DB2
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.92%) Big Data
10 1 (1.92%) DTS
10 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) DBA
2 9 (17.31%) Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.54%) Server Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.77%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.85%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) REST
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) MSMQ
4 2 (3.85%) J2SE
4 2 (3.85%) J2EE
4 2 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.92%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.92%) CakePHP
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) XML-RPC
5 1 (1.92%) Middleware
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.92%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Replication
2 9 (17.31%) Open Source
2 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) PKI
4 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) CMDB
6 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) Linux
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (13.46%) UNIX
7 6 (11.54%) Solaris
7 6 (11.54%) CentOS
8 4 (7.69%) VMS
8 4 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 4 (7.69%) AIX
9 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.77%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.77%) High Availability
6 3 (5.77%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.77%) UML
6 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.85%) CRM
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (3.85%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) Java
3 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) VBScript
6 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
6 2 (3.85%) Korn
7 1 (1.92%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) MCITP
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) MCSE
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.77%) Degree
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.23%) XenApp
4 8 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.62%) vSphere
5 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.69%) vCloud
6 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.77%) MetaFrame
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.92%) VMFS
9 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.77%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.77%) Nagios
4 2 (3.85%) Puppet
4 2 (3.85%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.92%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) VMware
2 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
3 22 (42.31%) Citrix
4 17 (32.69%) HP
5 13 (25.00%) Oracle
6 8 (15.38%) 3PAR
7 5 (9.62%) Brocade
7 5 (9.62%) IBM
7 5 (9.62%) EMC
8 4 (7.69%) Veritas
8 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.69%) Symantec
8 4 (7.69%) Sophos
8 4 (7.69%) Acronis
9 3 (5.77%) Clearswift
9 3 (5.77%) McAfee
9 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.85%) Cisco
10 2 (3.85%) Sun
10 2 (3.85%) Lotus
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