The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
UK / England
Rank 334 314 260
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -54
Contract jobs citing Clustering 255 325 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.68% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 2.19% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 204 229
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +21.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +16.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12943 14807 14509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.28% 31.00% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8405 9685 9019
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 540 601
Median hourly rate £20.99 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.39% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.34 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in England

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the England region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in England

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in England

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the England region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in England

Clustering
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Clustering Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 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
London -4 108 £450 +5.88% 37
South East -12 52 £425 +3.65% 21
East of England +18 36 £405 +4.51% 4
North West -16 24 £365 -2.66% 12
East Midlands +18 16 £200 -49.68% 1
South West -3 6 £325 -13.33% 3
Yorkshire +8 5 £413 +3.12% 2
West Midlands 0 4 £400 +25.00% 5
North East -6 3 - -
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 254 (45.44%) Windows
2 248 (44.36%) Linux
3 203 (36.31%) Microsoft
4 175 (31.31%) SQL Server
5 169 (30.23%) Active Directory
6 164 (29.34%) SQL
6 164 (29.34%) VMware
7 154 (27.55%) Windows Server
8 149 (26.65%) High Availability
9 130 (23.26%) SAN
10 123 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 118 (21.11%) Unix
12 116 (20.75%) Firewall
13 115 (20.57%) ITIL
14 114 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 113 (20.21%) Red Hat
16 106 (18.96%) Oracle
17 103 (18.43%) Windows Server 2008
18 101 (18.07%) PowerShell
19 96 (17.17%) DNS
20 93 (16.64%) Apache
21 92 (16.46%) Veritas
22 89 (15.92%) Finance
23 87 (15.56%) Microsoft Clustering
24 86 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 85 (15.21%) TCP/IP
25 85 (15.21%) Cisco
26 82 (14.67%) Security Cleared
27 79 (14.13%) HP
28 78 (13.95%) IIS

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in 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 93 (16.64%) Apache
2 78 (13.95%) IIS
3 60 (10.73%) Tomcat
4 57 (10.20%) WebLogic
5 52 (9.30%) JBoss
6 45 (8.05%) MS Exchange
7 31 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 29 (5.19%) iPlanet
9 28 (5.01%) WebSphere
10 26 (4.65%) Oracle Application Server
11 25 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 22 (3.94%) Skype for Business
13 20 (3.58%) WebSphere Application Server
14 18 (3.22%) SharePoint
15 12 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
17 6 (1.07%) Tuxedo
18 5 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
18 5 (0.89%) nginx
18 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.33%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 12 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.07%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Maximo
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.37%) IaaS
4 20 (3.58%) Office 365
5 19 (3.40%) SaaS
6 18 (3.22%) PaaS
7 13 (2.33%) HP Helion
8 10 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.89%) GitHub
11 4 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.72%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.54%) Yammer
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.36%) IBM PureFlex
13 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 130 (23.26%) SAN
2 116 (20.75%) Firewall
3 96 (17.17%) DNS
4 85 (15.21%) TCP/IP
5 70 (12.52%) DHCP
6 62 (11.09%) SSL
7 40 (7.16%) NAS
8 32 (5.72%) WAN
9 31 (5.55%) LAN
10 21 (3.76%) LDAP
11 20 (3.58%) HTTP
12 15 (2.68%) Kerberos
12 15 (2.68%) VoIP
13 14 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (2.50%) Internet
13 14 (2.50%) MPLS
13 14 (2.50%) NetScaler
14 13 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (2.33%) VPN
15 11 (1.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 58 (10.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 51 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (7.87%) Oracle Database
6 40 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (6.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 35 (6.26%) MySQL
8 35 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
12 15 (2.68%) Relational Database
13 14 (2.50%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.97%) DB2
15 10 (1.79%) Ingres
15 10 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (1.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 25 (4.47%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.94%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.33%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.15%) JIRA
6 7 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.25%) Subversion
7 5 (0.89%) Artifactory
7 5 (0.89%) CruiseControl
7 5 (0.89%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.72%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.72%) Hudson
8 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.54%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.54%) Gitweb
9 3 (0.54%) Gradle
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.36%) MSI
10 2 (0.36%) Travis CI
General
1 89 (15.92%) Finance
2 34 (6.08%) Banking
3 14 (2.50%) Law
4 13 (2.33%) Legal
5 11 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.61%) Games
8 7 (1.25%) Advertising
9 6 (1.07%) Marketing
9 6 (1.07%) Retail
9 6 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.72%) Back Office
10 4 (0.72%) French Language
10 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
11 3 (0.54%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.36%) Local Government
12 2 (0.36%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (15.92%) DBA
2 82 (14.67%) Administrator
3 71 (12.70%) SQL DBA
4 44 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (7.16%) Architect
5 40 (7.16%) Linux Engineer
6 37 (6.62%) Analyst
7 35 (6.26%) Consultant
8 34 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 27 (4.83%) Support Engineer
10 26 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
11 24 (4.29%) Developer
12 22 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
13 19 (3.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 19 (3.40%) SQL Server DBA
14 17 (3.04%) Unix Administrator
15 16 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
15 16 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (2.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 14 (2.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.77%) J2EE
2 41 (7.33%) .NET
3 35 (6.26%) Middleware
4 25 (4.47%) Web Services
5 23 (4.11%) LAPP Stack
6 17 (3.04%) WebSphere MQ
7 15 (2.68%) HTML
7 15 (2.68%) LAMP
8 12 (2.15%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.79%) Kafka
10 8 (1.43%) JDBC
10 8 (1.43%) JSON
10 8 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (1.43%) REST
10 8 (1.43%) SOAP
11 7 (1.25%) JMS
12 6 (1.07%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.07%) Ajax
12 6 (1.07%) JSP
12 6 (1.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 38 (6.80%) Replication
3 23 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.68%) PKI
5 13 (2.33%) EMC VNX
6 12 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.79%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.43%) HACMP
9 7 (1.25%) Tandem
9 7 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.07%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.07%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.07%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.89%) Fintech
11 5 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.72%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (0.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 254 (45.44%) Windows
2 248 (44.36%) Linux
3 154 (27.55%) Windows Server
4 118 (21.11%) Unix
5 114 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (18.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 58 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 53 (9.48%) Solaris
10 41 (7.33%) AIX
11 18 (3.22%) CentOS
12 17 (3.04%) Windows XP
13 16 (2.86%) Windows 7
14 14 (2.50%) SUSE
15 10 (1.79%) HPUX
16 7 (1.25%) Windows 10
16 7 (1.25%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (26.65%) High Availability
2 115 (20.57%) ITIL
3 74 (13.24%) Migration
4 66 (11.81%) DevOps
5 65 (11.63%) Load Balancing
6 49 (8.77%) Configuration Management
7 42 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (7.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (6.62%) Change Management
11 36 (6.44%) Performance Tuning
12 31 (5.55%) Problem Management
13 26 (4.65%) ITIL V3
14 25 (4.47%) Open Source
14 25 (4.47%) PRINCE2
15 19 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (3.22%) Software Engineering
16 18 (3.22%) TOGAF
17 17 (3.04%) ETL
17 17 (3.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 164 (29.34%) SQL
2 101 (18.07%) PowerShell
3 67 (11.99%) Python
4 65 (11.63%) Bash Shell
5 63 (11.27%) Java
6 43 (7.69%) Perl
7 40 (7.16%) Ruby
8 37 (6.62%) Shell Script
8 37 (6.62%) T-SQL
9 29 (5.19%) C#
10 23 (4.11%) C
11 18 (3.22%) Korn
12 13 (2.33%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.15%) JavaScript
14 11 (1.97%) PHP
15 9 (1.61%) Jython
16 8 (1.43%) VB
17 6 (1.07%) COBOL
18 5 (0.89%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.72%) AWK
Qualifications
1 82 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 62 (11.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (10.73%) SC Cleared
4 48 (8.59%) MCSE
5 25 (4.47%) MCSA
6 23 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (3.94%) MCITP
8 21 (3.76%) Degree
9 20 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (3.22%) MCP
11 17 (3.04%) RHCE
12 15 (2.68%) DV Cleared
13 14 (2.50%) CCNA
13 14 (2.50%) CCNP
14 11 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
16 8 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (1.43%) MCDBA
17 6 (1.07%) MCTS
18 5 (0.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.68%) SLA
2 11 (1.97%) QA
3 5 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) ISO15022
6 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 169 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 123 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (11.99%) Hyper-V
4 62 (11.09%) vSphere
5 35 (6.26%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (5.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 28 (5.01%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (4.11%) XenApp
9 22 (3.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 20 (3.58%) Oracle RAC
11 15 (2.68%) VMware ESX
12 13 (2.33%) Terminal Services
13 12 (2.15%) Firmware
14 11 (1.97%) PowerHA
15 8 (1.43%) GPFS
16 7 (1.25%) GFS2
16 7 (1.25%) GlusterFS
16 7 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (1.25%) OCFS2
17 6 (1.07%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 87 (15.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 63 (11.27%) Puppet
3 50 (8.94%) Failover Clustering
4 45 (8.05%) SCCM
5 33 (5.90%) NetBackup
6 27 (4.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 21 (3.76%) SCOM
8 19 (3.40%) Ansible
9 15 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (2.15%) SCVMM
10 12 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 11 (1.97%) Data Guard
11 11 (1.97%) Salt
11 11 (1.97%) SCOrch
11 11 (1.97%) WSUS
12 10 (1.79%) Netcool
12 10 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (1.61%) OpenView
13 9 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 203 (36.31%) Microsoft
2 164 (29.34%) VMware
3 113 (20.21%) Red Hat
4 106 (18.96%) Oracle
5 92 (16.46%) Veritas
6 85 (15.21%) Cisco
7 79 (14.13%) HP
8 65 (11.63%) Citrix
9 43 (7.69%) Symantec
10 40 (7.16%) EMC
11 39 (6.98%) Sun
12 34 (6.08%) F5
13 30 (5.37%) NetApp
14 28 (5.01%) IBM
15 18 (3.22%) 3PAR
15 18 (3.22%) Brocade
16 16 (2.86%) SAP
17 15 (2.68%) Dell
18 10 (1.79%) CheckPoint
18 10 (1.79%) Sophos
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
PS Computer Services
Rate: £300pd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook
PS Computer Services
Rate: £0 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
PS Computer Services
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £700 to £750 p/day
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 27 days ago