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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 108 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 20 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 0.85% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 2.96% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 11
Median daily rate £340 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £22.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
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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
805 811 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.10% 28.70% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 398 519
Median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 87 102
Median hourly rate £32.40 £24.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £12.20 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.77 £41.27 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Suffolk +9 7 £400 +60.00% 1
Hertfordshire +1 6 £340 -11.68%
Norfolk -1 3 £300 +20.00%
Essex -11 2 £263 -40.00%
Cambridgeshire +21 1 £400 +52.38% 1
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England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
2 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 32 (62.75%) High Availability
3 28 (54.90%) Windows
4 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
5 22 (43.14%) Windows Server
6 21 (41.18%) SAN
7 20 (39.22%) IIS
8 19 (37.25%) Oracle
9 18 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Clustering
10 16 (31.37%) Load Balancing
10 16 (31.37%) VMware
10 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
11 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
12 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (27.45%) NAS
12 14 (27.45%) LAN
12 14 (27.45%) WAN
13 13 (25.49%) Citrix
13 13 (25.49%) Middleware
13 13 (25.49%) Data Guard
13 13 (25.49%) Secure Coding
14 12 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
15 11 (21.57%) Shell Script
15 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
15 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (19.61%) Change Control
16 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (17.65%) Replication

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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 20 (39.22%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) SAN
2 14 (27.45%) LAN
2 14 (27.45%) NAS
2 14 (27.45%) WAN
3 7 (13.73%) Firewall
4 5 (9.80%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.96%) SSL
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
4 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.96%) DTS
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Automotive
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) DBA
2 18 (35.29%) SQL DBA
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (17.65%) Project Manager
5 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (13.73%) Integration Manager
6 7 (13.73%) Integration Project Manager
7 6 (11.76%) Architect
7 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Server Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Administrator
9 4 (7.84%) Linux Server Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Data Architect
10 3 (5.88%) Data Centre Architect
10 3 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Architect
11 2 (3.92%) Senior DBA
11 2 (3.92%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) COM
3 1 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (17.65%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.69%) Linux
6 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.88%) Solaris
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.96%) AIX
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) High Availability
2 18 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (31.37%) Load Balancing
4 13 (25.49%) Secure Coding
5 10 (19.61%) Change Control
6 8 (15.69%) Network Optimisation
7 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.76%) Database Security
7 6 (11.76%) ITIL
7 6 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.80%) Database Tuning
8 5 (9.80%) Identity Management
8 5 (9.80%) SIEM
8 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.84%) Line Management
9 4 (7.84%) Migration
9 4 (7.84%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
2 11 (21.57%) Shell Script
3 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) AWK
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
1 4 (7.84%) MCSE
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) MCITP
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.92%) RHCE
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) HND
3 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.96%) MCP
3 1 (1.96%) OCP
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.80%) Firmware
5 1 (1.96%) KVM
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (25.49%) Data Guard
3 12 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Puppet
5 1 (1.96%) Salt
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) Oracle
3 16 (31.37%) VMware
4 13 (25.49%) Citrix
5 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Altiris
7 1 (1.96%) CommVault
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) F5
7 1 (1.96%) Infor
7 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard