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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 110 90 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing Clustering 16 44 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 1.67% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 6.36% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 2
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£381 £340 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £236 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £405 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £30.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+25.41% +48.14%
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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
630 692 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.77% 26.34% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 343 266
Average daily rate £375 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £40.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -2 7 £381 +22.00% 2
Suffolk +3 6 £400 +100.00% 1
Bedfordshire -6 2 £350 +40.00%
Cambridgeshire -9 1 £275 -37.14% 2
Essex - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
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England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) VMware
3 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
4 22 (43.14%) SQL
5 21 (41.18%) Citrix
5 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
6 19 (37.25%) Linux
7 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 17 (33.33%) HP
9 15 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (27.45%) Oracle
10 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (25.49%) Java
12 11 (21.57%) DHCP
12 11 (21.57%) DNS
12 11 (21.57%) XenApp
13 10 (19.61%) Open Source
13 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (19.61%) SAN
13 10 (19.61%) MySQL
13 10 (19.61%) ITIL
14 9 (17.65%) UNIX
14 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (17.65%) Firewall
14 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
15 8 (15.69%) XenDesktop

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (13.73%) Lync
4 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (13.73%) IIS
5 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.96%) Apache
8 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) DHCP
1 11 (21.57%) DNS
2 10 (19.61%) SAN
3 9 (17.65%) Firewall
4 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.84%) LAN
5 4 (7.84%) WAN
6 3 (5.88%) VPN
6 3 (5.88%) Internet
7 2 (3.92%) Wireless
7 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.92%) Broadband
8 1 (1.96%) LDAP
8 1 (1.96%) Intranet
8 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) MySQL
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (5.88%) DB2
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) JIRA
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Administrator
2 9 (17.65%) DBA
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) SQL DBA
5 6 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Java Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Wintel Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) REST
2 7 (13.73%) Web Services
3 6 (11.76%) .NET
3 6 (11.76%) Spring
4 4 (7.84%) Java EE
4 4 (7.84%) Struts
4 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.84%) JMS
4 4 (7.84%) RESTful
4 4 (7.84%) Struts2
5 3 (5.88%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.96%) Middleware
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Open Source
2 8 (15.69%) Replication
3 6 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.88%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) CMDB
6 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Linux
3 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (17.65%) UNIX
6 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (11.76%) CentOS
8 4 (7.84%) VMS
9 3 (5.88%) AIX
9 3 (5.88%) Solaris
9 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.96%) zOS
11 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.80%) High Availability
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.80%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.84%) OWASP
5 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.92%) Web Testing
7 2 (3.92%) CRM
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.92%) BDD
7 2 (3.92%) TDD
8 1 (1.96%) Logistics
8 1 (1.96%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
5 2 (3.92%) Korn
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCSE
3 6 (11.76%) MCITP
4 5 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (21.57%) XenApp
4 8 (15.69%) XenDesktop
5 6 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (7.84%) vSphere
7 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
7 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (3.92%) MetaFrame
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (3.92%) vCloud
9 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.84%) SCCM
3 3 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.88%) Nagios
4 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.92%) Puppet
5 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.96%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.96%) OpenView
5 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) VMware
2 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (41.18%) Citrix
4 17 (33.33%) HP
5 14 (27.45%) Oracle
6 8 (15.69%) 3PAR
7 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.80%) Brocade
9 4 (7.84%) Atlassian
9 4 (7.84%) EMC
10 3 (5.88%) Cisco
10 3 (5.88%) IBM
10 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.88%) McAfee
10 3 (5.88%) Clearswift
11 2 (3.92%) Sophos
11 2 (3.92%) Symantec
11 2 (3.92%) NetApp
11 2 (3.92%) Veritas
11 2 (3.92%) Lotus
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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