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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 348 321 232
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -89
Contract jobs citing Clustering 272 338 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.67% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 2.01% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 188 297
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 15
Median hourly rate £23.75 £41.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.77% +59.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £39.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.70 £36.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +50.00%
Clustering
UK

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
14939 16833 16634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.58% 33.42% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9717 10723 10702
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 719 696
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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
London -70 90 £446 +5.00% 34
South East +6 57 £356 -10.93% 11
North East +8 38 £320 +24.27%
North West -20 27 £425 +21.42% 11
South West +21 19 £338 -15.62% 2
East of England +3 19 £388 -13.88% 4
Yorkshire +24 12 £400 +5.26% 2
West Midlands -14 6 £308 -16.61%
East Midlands -2 5 £200 -52.94% 3
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 England region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 319 (46.16%) Linux
2 263 (38.06%) Windows
3 226 (32.71%) Microsoft
4 214 (30.97%) High Availability
5 210 (30.39%) SQL Server
6 190 (27.50%) SAN
6 190 (27.50%) VMware
7 189 (27.35%) Oracle
8 184 (26.63%) Active Directory
9 182 (26.34%) SQL
10 168 (24.31%) ITIL
11 164 (23.73%) Red Hat
12 160 (23.15%) Unix
13 148 (21.42%) Windows Server
14 143 (20.69%) HP
15 141 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 139 (20.12%) DNS
17 122 (17.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 103 (14.91%) Apache
18 103 (14.91%) Firewall
18 103 (14.91%) PowerShell
19 101 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
19 101 (14.62%) Finance
19 101 (14.62%) Microsoft Clustering
20 97 (14.04%) IIS
21 90 (13.02%) Security Cleared
22 87 (12.59%) Veritas
23 86 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
24 85 (12.30%) EMC
25 82 (11.87%) AIX

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
1 103 (14.91%) Apache
2 97 (14.04%) IIS
3 63 (9.12%) JBoss
4 60 (8.68%) Tomcat
5 58 (8.39%) WebLogic
6 54 (7.81%) MS Exchange
7 39 (5.64%) WebSphere
8 31 (4.49%) Skype for Business
9 30 (4.34%) iPlanet
9 30 (4.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 28 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (3.91%) Oracle Application Server
11 27 (3.91%) SharePoint
12 20 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (2.89%) Tuxedo
13 19 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 19 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (1.88%) IBM Notes
15 12 (1.74%) Apache Solr
15 12 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 74 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.45%) MS Office
3 6 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.74%) Faxination
2 12 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Maximo
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.05%) IaaS
4 23 (3.33%) Office 365
5 22 (3.18%) PaaS
5 22 (3.18%) SaaS
6 21 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.88%) HP Helion
8 12 (1.74%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.87%) GitHub
10 5 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.29%) Yammer
14 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 190 (27.50%) SAN
2 139 (20.12%) DNS
3 103 (14.91%) Firewall
4 82 (11.87%) DHCP
5 70 (10.13%) TCP/IP
6 51 (7.38%) SSL
7 44 (6.37%) NAS
8 35 (5.07%) LAN
9 32 (4.63%) HTTP
9 32 (4.63%) LDAP
9 32 (4.63%) WAN
10 18 (2.60%) Internet
11 15 (2.17%) Network Security
11 15 (2.17%) VoIP
12 13 (1.88%) NetScaler
12 13 (1.88%) SMTP
12 13 (1.88%) VPN
13 12 (1.74%) MPLS
14 11 (1.59%) FTP
14 11 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 62 (8.97%) Oracle Database
3 56 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (7.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (7.38%) MySQL
5 51 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 51 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (5.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 35 (5.07%) Relational Database
8 31 (4.49%) RDBMS
8 31 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (4.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (2.46%) Ingres
15 15 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
16 13 (1.88%) DB2
16 13 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 31 (4.49%) Jenkins
2 19 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.88%) JIRA
5 12 (1.74%) MSI
6 10 (1.45%) Subversion
7 9 (1.30%) Hudson
8 7 (1.01%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.87%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.72%) Gradle
11 4 (0.58%) Gitweb
11 4 (0.58%) Introscope
11 4 (0.58%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.43%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.43%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.43%) NUnit
12 3 (0.43%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 101 (14.62%) Finance
2 32 (4.63%) Banking
3 18 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 12 (1.74%) Advertising
4 12 (1.74%) Legal
4 12 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.59%) Law
5 11 (1.59%) Retail
6 7 (1.01%) Games
6 7 (1.01%) Marketing
7 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.43%) Back Office
8 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.43%) Publishing
9 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.29%) Automotive
9 2 (0.29%) French Language
9 2 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 140 (20.26%) Administrator
2 112 (16.21%) DBA
3 80 (11.58%) SQL DBA
4 59 (8.54%) Consultant
4 59 (8.54%) Linux Engineer
5 54 (7.81%) Developer
6 48 (6.95%) Architect
7 39 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (5.21%) SQL Server DBA
9 33 (4.78%) Linux Administrator
10 31 (4.49%) Support Engineer
11 23 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
12 22 (3.18%) Analyst
12 22 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (3.18%) Unix Administrator
13 21 (3.04%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.04%) Wintel Engineer
14 20 (2.89%) Linux Support
14 20 (2.89%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (8.68%) J2EE
2 58 (8.39%) Middleware
3 45 (6.51%) .NET
4 41 (5.93%) Web Services
5 25 (3.62%) WebSphere MQ
6 22 (3.18%) JDBC
7 21 (3.04%) SOAP
7 21 (3.04%) XML
8 19 (2.75%) HTML
8 19 (2.75%) JSON
9 14 (2.03%) Spring
10 12 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (1.74%) REST
11 10 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (1.45%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.45%) JNDI
12 9 (1.30%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.30%) JMS
12 9 (1.30%) jQuery
13 7 (1.01%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 80 (11.58%) Data Centre
2 58 (8.39%) Replication
3 29 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.75%) EMC VNX
6 17 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 15 (2.17%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.74%) CLARiiON
8 12 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.45%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.16%) HACMP
11 8 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.16%) Smart Meter
11 8 (1.16%) Social Network
12 7 (1.01%) CMDB
12 7 (1.01%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.01%) Grid Computing
12 7 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.01%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 319 (46.16%) Linux
2 263 (38.06%) Windows
3 160 (23.15%) Unix
4 148 (21.42%) Windows Server
5 122 (17.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 101 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 82 (11.87%) AIX
9 65 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 55 (7.96%) Solaris
11 21 (3.04%) CentOS
12 20 (2.89%) SUSE
13 16 (2.32%) Windows 7
14 15 (2.17%) HPUX
15 13 (1.88%) Windows XP
16 12 (1.74%) Android
16 12 (1.74%) Apple iOS
16 12 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (1.59%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (30.97%) High Availability
2 168 (24.31%) ITIL
3 80 (11.58%) Load Balancing
4 73 (10.56%) Migration
5 65 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
6 62 (8.97%) Service Delivery
7 59 (8.54%) DevOps
8 50 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 41 (5.93%) Change Management
11 40 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (5.21%) Configuration Management
12 36 (5.21%) Problem Management
13 33 (4.78%) SOA
14 32 (4.63%) Compliance Management
14 32 (4.63%) PRINCE2
15 29 (4.20%) ETL
16 28 (4.05%) Open Source
17 26 (3.76%) CRM
18 24 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 182 (26.34%) SQL
2 103 (14.91%) PowerShell
3 76 (11.00%) Java
4 72 (10.42%) Bash Shell
5 62 (8.97%) Python
6 60 (8.68%) Shell Script
7 52 (7.53%) Perl
8 40 (5.79%) T-SQL
9 37 (5.35%) C
10 32 (4.63%) Ruby
11 23 (3.33%) C#
12 22 (3.18%) JavaScript
13 20 (2.89%) COBOL
14 19 (2.75%) PHP
15 17 (2.46%) Korn
16 16 (2.32%) Jython
17 7 (1.01%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.01%) VBA
18 6 (0.87%) VB
19 4 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 67 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (7.96%) SC Cleared
4 37 (5.35%) MCSE
5 35 (5.07%) RHCE
6 25 (3.62%) DV Cleared
6 25 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (3.04%) MCSA
8 17 (2.46%) Oracle Certification
9 16 (2.32%) Degree
10 12 (1.74%) MCITP
11 10 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (1.30%) MCTS
13 7 (1.01%) CCNA
14 6 (0.87%) MCP
14 6 (0.87%) OCP
15 5 (0.72%) MCDBA
16 4 (0.58%) CCNP
16 4 (0.58%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.22%) SLA
2 14 (2.03%) QA
3 10 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 184 (26.63%) Active Directory
2 141 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (10.56%) vSphere
4 70 (10.13%) Hyper-V
5 53 (7.67%) Oracle RAC
6 38 (5.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 34 (4.92%) KVM
8 32 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (3.62%) Terminal Services
10 24 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (3.47%) XenApp
11 23 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 23 (3.33%) VMware ESX
12 21 (3.04%) Firmware
13 18 (2.60%) GFS2
13 18 (2.60%) GlusterFS
13 18 (2.60%) OCFS2
14 16 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (1.30%) NFS
15 9 (1.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 101 (14.62%) Microsoft Clustering
2 69 (9.99%) Puppet
3 61 (8.83%) Failover Clustering
4 42 (6.08%) NetBackup
5 33 (4.78%) SCCM
6 29 (4.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 25 (3.62%) OpenView
8 23 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 22 (3.18%) SCOM
10 18 (2.60%) Ansible
10 18 (2.60%) CFEngine
10 18 (2.60%) Data Guard
10 18 (2.60%) SELinux
11 15 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 15 (2.17%) WSUS
12 13 (1.88%) Nagios
13 12 (1.74%) CA Wily
13 12 (1.74%) Control-M
13 12 (1.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 12 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 226 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 190 (27.50%) VMware
3 189 (27.35%) Oracle
4 164 (23.73%) Red Hat
5 143 (20.69%) HP
6 87 (12.59%) Veritas
7 85 (12.30%) EMC
8 76 (11.00%) Cisco
9 73 (10.56%) Citrix
10 61 (8.83%) IBM
11 49 (7.09%) NetApp
12 46 (6.66%) Sun
13 43 (6.22%) F5
13 43 (6.22%) Symantec
14 26 (3.76%) Dell
15 20 (2.89%) Brocade
15 20 (2.89%) Micro Focus
15 20 (2.89%) SAP
16 17 (2.46%) 3PAR
17 13 (1.88%) IronPort
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 3-6 months initial
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum (Pro Rata)
Posted: 23 days ago