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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / East of England
Rank 105 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 21 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 0.72% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.11% 2.50% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 15
Median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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 £40.25 £44.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +76.00%

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
675 681 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.76% 28.77% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 384 389
Median daily rate £350 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 89 58
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 - 11 £500 -
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £400 +60.00%
Suffolk -5 3 £538 +19.44% 2
Essex -12 1 £225 -50.00%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 26 (63.41%) SQL Server
2 23 (56.10%) SQL
2 23 (56.10%) Windows
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (36.59%) High Availability
5 14 (34.15%) Oracle
5 14 (34.15%) IIS
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
7 12 (29.27%) SAN
7 12 (29.27%) Middleware
8 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
8 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (21.95%) VMware
10 9 (21.95%) Linux
11 8 (19.51%) MySQL
11 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
11 8 (19.51%) SSL
11 8 (19.51%) Firewall
11 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
11 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (17.07%) Secure Coding
12 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
12 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
12 7 (17.07%) NAS
12 7 (17.07%) Database Security

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 14 (34.15%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) Apache
2 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.88%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) SSL
3 7 (17.07%) NAS
4 6 (14.63%) LAN
4 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
4 6 (14.63%) WAN
5 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 4 (9.76%) DNS
5 4 (9.76%) Kerberos
6 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 3 (7.32%) LDAP
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (63.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (19.51%) MySQL
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (4.88%) DTS
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.32%) French Language
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) DBA
2 13 (31.71%) SQL DBA
3 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (9.76%) Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Architect
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Identity Management Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Middleware Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Middleware Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Middleware
2 6 (14.63%) LAMP
2 6 (14.63%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) J2EE
3 3 (7.32%) OAuth
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (7.32%) SAML
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Replication
3 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.76%) PKI
4 3 (7.32%) iPad
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) High Availability
2 7 (17.07%) Database Security
2 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.07%) Secure Coding
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Network Optimisation
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.76%) Database Tuning
5 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.76%) Line Management
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
3 6 (14.63%) C
3 6 (14.63%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) Perl
3 6 (14.63%) Python
3 6 (14.63%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) MCSE
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) MCDBA
2 2 (4.88%) OCP
2 2 (4.88%) RHCE
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Firmware
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) Data Guard
2 4 (9.76%) WSUS
3 3 (7.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (7.32%) Puppet
4 2 (4.88%) Salt
5 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) Dell
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