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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 108 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 22 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 1.02% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 3.95% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 7
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£350 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £455 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.25 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+48.46% +20.37%
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
734 784 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.57% 25.76% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 421 267
Average daily rate £373 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £172 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 53 65
Average hourly rate £32.10 £26.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Hertfordshire +8 13 £375 +7.14% 2
Essex -3 5 £420 +12.00%
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £263 -44.73% 5
Suffolk +4 1 £250 +14.28%
Norfolk -1 1 £250 -8.25%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
3 19 (39.58%) VMware
4 18 (37.50%) Citrix
5 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (31.25%) Java
6 15 (31.25%) SQL
6 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (29.17%) Linux
7 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (25.00%) Open Source
10 11 (22.92%) MySQL
10 11 (22.92%) Oracle
10 11 (22.92%) HP
10 11 (22.92%) SAN
11 9 (18.75%) Web Services
11 9 (18.75%) UNIX
11 9 (18.75%) XenApp
11 9 (18.75%) REST
12 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 8 (16.67%) 3PAR
12 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (16.67%) JIRA
12 8 (16.67%) ITIL
12 8 (16.67%) MCSE
12 8 (16.67%) IIS

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.67%) IIS
4 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (14.58%) Lync
5 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
9 1 (2.08%) Apache
9 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.08%) JBoss
9 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) Internet
4 4 (8.33%) DHCP
4 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.17%) NAS
6 2 (4.17%) LDAP
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) SSL
7 1 (2.08%) Intranet
7 1 (2.08%) Network Security
7 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.08%) VLAN
7 1 (2.08%) FCoE
7 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.08%) EDRMS
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (16.67%) JIRA
2 5 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.08%) Ant
4 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (16.67%) Administrator
3 7 (14.58%) Server Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) DBA
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
1 9 (18.75%) REST
2 8 (16.67%) Spring
3 6 (12.50%) Struts
4 5 (10.42%) JMS
4 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
4 5 (10.42%) Java EE
4 5 (10.42%) RESTful
4 5 (10.42%) Struts2
5 4 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (2.08%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.08%) XHTML
6 1 (2.08%) HTML
6 1 (2.08%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
6 1 (2.08%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) TopLink
6 1 (2.08%) SAML
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.08%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Open Source
2 5 (10.42%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) HACMP
5 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (29.17%) Linux
3 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.75%) UNIX
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.33%) CentOS
7 4 (8.33%) VMS
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.17%) Solaris
9 1 (2.08%) AIX
9 1 (2.08%) HPUX
9 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Scrum
2 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.42%) OWASP
3 4 (8.33%) High Availability
3 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.17%) BDD
5 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.17%) Web Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) Change Management
5 2 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (2.08%) CRM
6 1 (2.08%) ERP
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Java
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) MCSE
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) MCITP
3 5 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) RHCE
6 1 (2.08%) CCA
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
2 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.75%) XenApp
4 7 (14.58%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.17%) vSphere
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (2.08%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.08%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) VMware
2 18 (37.50%) Citrix
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.92%) Oracle
4 11 (22.92%) HP
5 8 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.42%) Brocade
7 5 (10.42%) Atlassian
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco
9 2 (4.17%) NetApp
10 1 (2.08%) Sybase
10 1 (2.08%) BMC
10 1 (2.08%) IBM
10 1 (2.08%) EMC
10 1 (2.08%) Alias
10 1 (2.08%) Veritas
10 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.08%) McAfee
10 1 (2.08%) Clearswift
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