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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 114 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 16 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 1.26% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 4.86% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 6
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£375 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £410 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +21.15%
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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
674 741 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.88% 25.99% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 380 264
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 47 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -45.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £10.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £39.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 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 27 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 -3 8 £381 +22.00% 4
Essex +5 4 £420 +13.13% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £250 -42.85% 1
Suffolk -5 2 £325 +62.50%
Norfolk -5 1 £250 -8.25%
Bedfordshire -6 1 - - 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
3 23 (48.94%) VMware
4 17 (36.17%) Citrix
4 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.17%) SQL
4 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
4 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (31.91%) Linux
6 14 (29.79%) Java
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (27.66%) HP
8 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (23.40%) Open Source
9 11 (23.40%) SAN
10 10 (21.28%) UNIX
10 10 (21.28%) MySQL
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle
11 9 (19.15%) XenApp
11 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
12 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (17.02%) REST
12 8 (17.02%) 3PAR
12 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (17.02%) JIRA
12 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
12 8 (17.02%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.02%) IIS
4 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (14.89%) Lync
5 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
5 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) SAN
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) LAN
3 5 (10.64%) WAN
3 5 (10.64%) DHCP
4 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.38%) VPN
5 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
5 3 (6.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) LDAP
6 1 (2.13%) Intranet
6 1 (2.13%) VLAN
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.13%) NAS
6 1 (2.13%) FCoE
6 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) JIRA
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.38%) Maven
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Architect
2 11 (23.40%) Administrator
3 8 (17.02%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.02%) Server Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) DBA
4 6 (12.77%) Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) SQL DBA
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Wintel Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Web Services
1 8 (17.02%) REST
2 7 (14.89%) Spring
3 6 (12.77%) .NET
4 5 (10.64%) Struts
4 5 (10.64%) Java EE
4 5 (10.64%) JMS
4 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
4 5 (10.64%) RESTful
4 5 (10.64%) Struts2
5 3 (6.38%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Open Source
2 7 (14.89%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) PKI
3 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Linux
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (21.28%) UNIX
5 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (12.77%) CentOS
8 4 (8.51%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (8.51%) VMS
9 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
1 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (10.64%) OWASP
2 5 (10.64%) High Availability
2 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
2 5 (10.64%) Scrum
2 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.64%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.26%) BDD
4 2 (4.26%) Web Testing
4 2 (4.26%) TDD
4 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.13%) CRM
5 1 (2.13%) ERP
5 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) Java
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) Korn
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.89%) MCSE
3 6 (12.77%) MCITP
4 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CCA
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.15%) XenApp
4 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.26%) vSphere
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
3 3 (6.38%) Nagios
3 3 (6.38%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 2 (4.26%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.13%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) VMware
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) Citrix
3 13 (27.66%) HP
4 10 (21.28%) Oracle
5 8 (17.02%) 3PAR
6 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.64%) Atlassian
7 5 (10.64%) Brocade
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco
9 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.38%) McAfee
9 3 (6.38%) Clearswift
10 2 (4.26%) NetApp
11 1 (2.13%) BMC
11 1 (2.13%) Sybase
11 1 (2.13%) EMC
11 1 (2.13%) Alias
11 1 (2.13%) Netezza