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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 120 74 93
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +19
Contract jobs citing Clustering 27 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 2.32% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.98% 7.42% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 16
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +40.24%
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
907 741 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.52% 31.23% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 361 343
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.43 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +1 10 £350 -6.66%
Hertfordshire -25 8 - -
Essex -16 5 £375 +2.73%
Suffolk +3 2 £375 +42.85%
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (45.00%) VMware
5 17 (42.50%) Oracle
6 16 (40.00%) Citrix
7 15 (37.50%) DNS
7 15 (37.50%) Linux
7 15 (37.50%) Finance
8 14 (35.00%) DHCP
8 14 (35.00%) Load Balancing
9 13 (32.50%) Solaris
10 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
10 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (25.00%) UNIX
11 10 (25.00%) UML
12 9 (22.50%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (22.50%) OO
12 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
12 9 (22.50%) J2SE
12 9 (22.50%) J2EE
12 9 (22.50%) IIS
12 9 (22.50%) Java
12 9 (22.50%) Perl
12 9 (22.50%) Sun
12 9 (22.50%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (22.50%) IIS
3 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (10.00%) Apache
7 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.50%) CMS
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Zen Cart
1 1 (2.50%) osCommerce
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) DNS
2 14 (35.00%) DHCP
3 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.50%) Internet
6 3 (7.50%) Broadband
6 3 (7.50%) LAN
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
6 3 (7.50%) Wireless
6 3 (7.50%) SAN
7 2 (5.00%) NAS
8 1 (2.50%) LDAP
8 1 (2.50%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (10.00%) DB2
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
7 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.50%) DTS
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.50%) Big Data
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) DBA
2 8 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) J2SE
1 9 (22.50%) J2EE
2 4 (10.00%) CGI
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) XML-RPC
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.50%) Zend Framework
3 1 (2.50%) CakePHP
3 1 (2.50%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Replication
2 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
3 6 (15.00%) Open Source
4 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 13 (32.50%) Solaris
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (25.00%) UNIX
6 9 (22.50%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000
9 4 (10.00%) AIX
10 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
10 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
11 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) UML
3 9 (22.50%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (22.50%) OO
3 9 (22.50%) Multithreading
4 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) High Availability
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) MCITP
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCTS
5 1 (2.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) vSphere
4 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.50%) vCloud
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (10.00%) XenApp
6 3 (7.50%) MetaFrame
6 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.50%) NFS
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (2.50%) VMFS
8 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 5 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.50%) OpenView
3 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (45.00%) VMware
3 17 (42.50%) Oracle
4 16 (40.00%) Citrix
5 9 (22.50%) Sun
6 8 (20.00%) Atlassian
6 8 (20.00%) HP
7 6 (15.00%) EMC
7 6 (15.00%) Veritas
7 6 (15.00%) IBM
8 5 (12.50%) Sybase
8 5 (12.50%) Symantec
8 5 (12.50%) Sophos
8 5 (12.50%) Acronis
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco
10 2 (5.00%) Netezza
10 2 (5.00%) Lotus
11 1 (2.50%) Dell
11 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.50%) Juniper
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