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 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 282 300 262
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Contract jobs citing Clustering 401 381 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.73% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 2.19% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 208 236
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 15
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.78 £28.00 £19.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
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
16684 17374 17197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.45% 33.41% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10865 11025 10531
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 742 757
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +4 152 £475 +11.76% 16
North East +16 69 £325 +26.21% 8
South East -27 58 £400 -4.76% 21
South West +37 32 £370 -1.33% 2
North West +18 30 £400 +12.28% 11
East of England +7 22 £340 +13.33% 5
Yorkshire -6 18 £500 +13.63% 5
West Midlands -20 14 £351 -6.33% 3
East Midlands -13 5 £331 -22.05% 3
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 386 (44.99%) Linux
2 361 (42.07%) Windows
3 299 (34.85%) High Availability
4 290 (33.80%) SQL Server
5 278 (32.40%) Microsoft
6 267 (31.12%) Oracle
7 261 (30.42%) SQL
8 252 (29.37%) Active Directory
9 237 (27.62%) ITIL
10 227 (26.46%) VMware
11 222 (25.87%) SAN
12 209 (24.36%) Red Hat
12 209 (24.36%) Unix
13 197 (22.96%) HP
14 183 (21.33%) Windows Server
15 162 (18.88%) DNS
16 159 (18.53%) Microsoft Clustering
17 155 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
18 153 (17.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 142 (16.55%) Security Cleared
20 133 (15.50%) Firewall
21 130 (15.15%) PowerShell
22 127 (14.80%) Finance
23 123 (14.34%) IIS
24 119 (13.87%) AIX
25 108 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
26 107 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
27 106 (12.35%) Citrix
28 105 (12.24%) MS Excel
29 104 (12.12%) Performance Tuning

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
1 123 (14.34%) IIS
2 86 (10.02%) Apache
3 65 (7.58%) MS Exchange
4 57 (6.64%) JBoss
5 52 (6.06%) WebSphere
6 47 (5.48%) SharePoint
7 46 (5.36%) Tomcat
8 44 (5.13%) WebLogic
9 34 (3.96%) WebSphere Application Server
10 30 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 30 (3.50%) Skype for Business
11 25 (2.91%) Tuxedo
12 24 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 23 (2.68%) IBM Notes
14 22 (2.56%) iPlanet
15 20 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
17 12 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
18 11 (1.28%) Apache Solr
19 10 (1.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 105 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.52%) MS Office
3 7 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.40%) Faxination
2 12 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.35%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.12%) Maximo
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.26%) IaaS
4 25 (2.91%) SaaS
5 22 (2.56%) Office 365
5 22 (2.56%) PaaS
6 21 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.75%) Mimecast
8 13 (1.52%) HP Helion
9 8 (0.93%) GitHub
10 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.47%) IBM PureFlex
12 3 (0.35%) Engine Yard
12 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.35%) Heroku
13 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 222 (25.87%) SAN
2 162 (18.88%) DNS
3 133 (15.50%) Firewall
4 100 (11.66%) DHCP
5 88 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 67 (7.81%) WAN
7 65 (7.58%) LAN
8 53 (6.18%) NAS
9 50 (5.83%) LDAP
9 50 (5.83%) SSL
10 34 (3.96%) HTTP
11 33 (3.85%) Internet
12 17 (1.98%) Network Security
13 12 (1.40%) FTP
14 11 (1.28%) Intranet
14 11 (1.28%) VoIP
14 11 (1.28%) VPN
15 9 (1.05%) iSCSI
15 9 (1.05%) MPLS
15 9 (1.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 87 (10.14%) Oracle Database
3 71 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 68 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 60 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 59 (6.88%) MySQL
8 54 (6.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 45 (5.24%) Relational Database
10 44 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 32 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
11 32 (3.73%) RDBMS
12 30 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (1.63%) DB2
18 13 (1.52%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 55 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 30 (3.50%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.33%) MSI
4 15 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.63%) JIRA
6 13 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (1.40%) Artifactory
8 11 (1.28%) Hudson
9 10 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.17%) Subversion
10 7 (0.82%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.70%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.70%) Gradle
11 6 (0.70%) Maven
11 6 (0.70%) TortoiseSVN
12 4 (0.47%) Introscope
12 4 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.35%) GoCD
13 3 (0.35%) NUnit
General
1 127 (14.80%) Finance
2 38 (4.43%) Banking
3 22 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 17 (1.98%) Retail
5 12 (1.40%) Legal
6 11 (1.28%) Law
6 11 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.17%) Advertising
8 9 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.93%) Marketing
10 7 (0.82%) Back Office
11 5 (0.58%) Automotive
11 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.47%) Games
13 3 (0.35%) French Language
13 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.23%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 180 (20.98%) Administrator
2 164 (19.11%) DBA
3 109 (12.70%) SQL DBA
4 73 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
5 63 (7.34%) Consultant
6 55 (6.41%) Architect
7 54 (6.29%) SQL Server DBA
8 53 (6.18%) Linux Administrator
9 50 (5.83%) Developer
9 50 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
10 48 (5.59%) Support Engineer
11 46 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 42 (4.90%) Oracle DBA
13 36 (4.20%) Wintel Engineer
14 35 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
15 33 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
16 31 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
17 28 (3.26%) Linux Support
18 27 (3.15%) Server Engineer
19 26 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.67%) Middleware
2 50 (5.83%) J2EE
3 48 (5.59%) Web Services
4 36 (4.20%) .NET
5 34 (3.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 32 (3.73%) HTML
7 26 (3.03%) SOAP
8 22 (2.56%) JDBC
8 22 (2.56%) XML
9 17 (1.98%) JSON
10 15 (1.75%) REST
11 14 (1.63%) Spring
12 11 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
12 11 (1.28%) JNDI
13 9 (1.05%) IBM Integration Bus
14 8 (0.93%) JMS
15 7 (0.82%) ASP.NET
15 7 (0.82%) JSP
15 7 (0.82%) LAMP
15 7 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 102 (11.89%) Replication
2 86 (10.02%) Data Centre
3 36 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.56%) Public Cloud
7 20 (2.33%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.21%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.52%) CLARiiON
9 13 (1.52%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.40%) CMDB
10 12 (1.40%) HACMP
11 11 (1.28%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.05%) Grid Computing
12 9 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.05%) Smart Meter
12 9 (1.05%) Wiki
13 8 (0.93%) Device Driver
13 8 (0.93%) Social Network
13 8 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 386 (44.99%) Linux
2 361 (42.07%) Windows
3 209 (24.36%) Unix
4 183 (21.33%) Windows Server
5 153 (17.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 119 (13.87%) AIX
7 108 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 107 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 85 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 78 (9.09%) Solaris
11 21 (2.45%) CentOS
12 20 (2.33%) SUSE
13 18 (2.10%) Windows 7
13 18 (2.10%) Windows XP
14 16 (1.86%) HPUX
15 15 (1.75%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.40%) Android
16 12 (1.40%) Apple iOS
16 12 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (34.85%) High Availability
2 237 (27.62%) ITIL
3 104 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 98 (11.42%) Service Delivery
5 81 (9.44%) Load Balancing
6 80 (9.32%) Migration
7 77 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 68 (7.93%) DevOps
9 61 (7.11%) Compliance Management
10 57 (6.64%) Configuration Management
11 55 (6.41%) Change Management
12 51 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (5.36%) Problem Management
15 44 (5.13%) ITIL V3
16 36 (4.20%) CRM
17 34 (3.96%) Service Management
18 33 (3.85%) SOA
19 32 (3.73%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 261 (30.42%) SQL
2 130 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 101 (11.77%) Bash Shell
4 89 (10.37%) Perl
5 86 (10.02%) Python
6 83 (9.67%) Shell Script
7 79 (9.21%) Java
8 62 (7.23%) T-SQL
9 43 (5.01%) C
10 39 (4.55%) Ruby
11 24 (2.80%) COBOL
12 22 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.56%) VBScript
13 20 (2.33%) C#
14 19 (2.21%) PHP
15 17 (1.98%) JavaScript
15 17 (1.98%) Jython
15 17 (1.98%) Korn
16 8 (0.93%) VB
17 7 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 142 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 103 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (11.42%) SC Cleared
4 60 (6.99%) RHCE
5 53 (6.18%) MCSE
6 40 (4.66%) Degree
7 32 (3.73%) DV Cleared
8 27 (3.15%) MCSA
9 26 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (2.91%) Oracle Certification
11 15 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (1.75%) MCITP
11 15 (1.75%) MCTS
11 15 (1.75%) OCP
12 14 (1.63%) CCNA
13 9 (1.05%) MCDBA
14 7 (0.82%) CCNP
14 7 (0.82%) MCP
15 4 (0.47%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (8.51%) SLA
2 11 (1.28%) QA
3 9 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.82%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) ISO15022
7 2 (0.23%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 252 (29.37%) Active Directory
2 155 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (11.19%) Oracle RAC
4 75 (8.74%) Hyper-V
5 63 (7.34%) KVM
6 60 (6.99%) vSphere
7 45 (5.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 38 (4.43%) Terminal Services
9 30 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (3.15%) VMware ESX
11 24 (2.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 22 (2.56%) GFS2
12 22 (2.56%) GlusterFS
12 22 (2.56%) OCFS2
12 22 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
13 21 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (2.21%) XenApp
15 16 (1.86%) Firmware
16 11 (1.28%) XenDesktop
17 10 (1.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 159 (18.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 74 (8.62%) Puppet
3 71 (8.28%) Failover Clustering
4 62 (7.23%) NetBackup
5 55 (6.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 40 (4.66%) Ansible
6 40 (4.66%) Data Guard
6 40 (4.66%) SCCM
7 35 (4.08%) OpenView
8 33 (3.85%) Perfmon
9 27 (3.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 27 (3.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 25 (2.91%) SCOM
11 22 (2.56%) CFEngine
11 22 (2.56%) SELinux
12 20 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 17 (1.98%) HP SIM
14 15 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 15 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 278 (32.40%) Microsoft
2 267 (31.12%) Oracle
3 227 (26.46%) VMware
4 209 (24.36%) Red Hat
5 197 (22.96%) HP
6 106 (12.35%) Citrix
7 103 (12.00%) EMC
8 96 (11.19%) IBM
9 92 (10.72%) Veritas
10 60 (6.99%) Cisco
11 47 (5.48%) NetApp
12 45 (5.24%) Symantec
13 42 (4.90%) F5
14 40 (4.66%) Sun
15 33 (3.85%) Dell
16 24 (2.80%) Micro Focus
17 23 (2.68%) Lotus
18 16 (1.86%) IronPort
18 16 (1.86%) SAP
19 14 (1.63%) MobileIron
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Experis IT
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Synergize Consulting Ltd
Rate: TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
PS Computer Services Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Tyne And Wear
CBS butler
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago