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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / East of England
Rank 93 111 114
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 28 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.39% 2.39% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Median daily rate £456 £390 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +151.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +21.37%

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
638 586 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.51% 24.77% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 321 356
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 57
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +8 13 £420 +8.03% 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 £406 - 1
Suffolk - 5 £538 -
Essex -11 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 - - 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) High Availability
3 21 (48.84%) SQL
4 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
5 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
5 14 (32.56%) Middleware
5 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
6 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
6 13 (30.23%) SAN
6 13 (30.23%) IIS
7 12 (27.91%) Firewall
7 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (25.58%) VMware
8 11 (25.58%) Oracle
8 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
8 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (23.26%) ITIL
9 10 (23.26%) SSL
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
10 9 (20.93%) Secure Coding
10 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.93%) NAS
11 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
11 8 (18.60%) LAPP Stack
11 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
11 8 (18.60%) Ruby
11 8 (18.60%) Migration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.23%) IIS
2 8 (18.60%) Apache
2 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.65%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) SAN
2 12 (27.91%) Firewall
3 10 (23.26%) SSL
4 9 (20.93%) NAS
5 8 (18.60%) LAN
5 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
5 8 (18.60%) WAN
6 4 (9.30%) DHCP
6 4 (9.30%) DNS
6 4 (9.30%) Kerberos
7 3 (6.98%) Internet
7 3 (6.98%) LDAP
8 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (18.60%) MySQL
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
5 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (6.98%) DTS
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) French Language
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) DBA
2 13 (30.23%) SQL DBA
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Architect
5 3 (6.98%) AWS Architect
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Identity Management Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Middleware Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Middleware Architect
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) Middleware
2 8 (18.60%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (13.95%) LAMP
4 4 (9.30%) .NET
5 3 (6.98%) J2EE
5 3 (6.98%) OAuth
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (6.98%) SAML
5 3 (6.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) PKI
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) iPad
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) High Availability
2 10 (23.26%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
3 9 (20.93%) Secure Coding
4 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Network Optimisation
6 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.63%) Identity Management
7 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Database Security
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) Information Management
9 3 (6.98%) Information Security
9 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
3 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
3 8 (18.60%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) Perl
3 8 (18.60%) Python
3 8 (18.60%) Ruby
3 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.95%) C
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) MCSE
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (6.98%) MCDBA
3 3 (6.98%) MCITP
3 3 (6.98%) OCP
3 3 (6.98%) RHCE
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Data Guard
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
3 4 (9.30%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (9.30%) WSUS
4 3 (6.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Dell