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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 108 106 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Clustering 19 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 0.90% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 3.32% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 14
Average daily rate £395 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £44.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.69%
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
634 692 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.61% 27.04% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 393 343
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 64 65
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex +6 13 £384 +33.47%
Hertfordshire +8 3 £390 -13.33% 1
Bedfordshire +7 2 £450 +28.57%
Cambridgeshire +11 1 £250 -23.07% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 22 (50.00%) Windows
4 19 (43.18%) High Availability
5 16 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (31.82%) Citrix
7 13 (29.55%) VMware
7 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
8 12 (27.27%) XenApp
8 12 (27.27%) T-SQL
9 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (22.73%) Oracle
10 10 (22.73%) Linux
11 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
11 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (18.18%) vSphere
12 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 7 (15.91%) Migration
13 7 (15.91%) Finance
13 7 (15.91%) Automotive
13 7 (15.91%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
13 7 (15.91%) Web Services
13 7 (15.91%) Data Guard
13 7 (15.91%) Change Control
13 7 (15.91%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (9.09%) GlassFish
1 4 (9.09%) JBoss
1 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 4 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) DHCP
1 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 5 (11.36%) SAN
3 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 4 (9.09%) LAN
3 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 4 (9.09%) WAN
4 3 (6.82%) Firewall
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.55%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) Network Security
5 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.27%) FCoE
6 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.27%) MPLS
6 1 (2.27%) NAS
6 1 (2.27%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) VoIP
6 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.27%) DB2
8 1 (2.27%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (2.27%) MySQL
8 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Ant
1 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 4 (9.09%) Maven
1 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.91%) Automotive
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Legal
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) DBA
2 19 (43.18%) SQL DBA
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (18.18%) Administrator
4 8 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (11.36%) Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Data Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Server Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) VMware Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) jQuery
2 5 (11.36%) REST
2 5 (11.36%) SOAP
2 5 (11.36%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) Ajax
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) EclipseLink
3 4 (9.09%) Ext JS
3 4 (9.09%) Java SE
3 4 (9.09%) JAX-RS
3 4 (9.09%) JAX-WS
3 4 (9.09%) JPA
3 4 (9.09%) JSR 170
3 4 (9.09%) OSGi
3 4 (9.09%) SAML
3 4 (9.09%) Spring
3 4 (9.09%) Spring MVC
3 4 (9.09%) Struts
3 4 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Replication
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) HP Storage
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) FlexPod
4 2 (4.55%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.73%) Linux
4 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.64%) Unix
7 5 (11.36%) Solaris
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) High Availability
2 16 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.91%) Change Control
3 7 (15.91%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.36%) Database Mirroring
4 5 (11.36%) Database Security
5 4 (9.09%) B2C
5 4 (9.09%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (9.09%) Information Management
5 4 (9.09%) MVC
5 4 (9.09%) User Stories
6 3 (6.82%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Data Management
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
6 5 (11.36%) Java
7 4 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.82%) VB
8 3 (6.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) MCSE
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.27%) CCA
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) XenApp
2 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.18%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Data Guard
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (13.64%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Citrix
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) NetApp
6 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.09%) Red Gate
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper