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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 276 238 258
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +20
Contract jobs citing Clustering 414 452 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.89% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 2.77% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 282 296
Median daily rate £400 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.83 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% -29.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £22.83 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.98 £47.40 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £48.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-47.15% +48.46%
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
16602 16298 16597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.57% 32.18% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10929 10019 10276
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 619 727
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -11.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -48 136 £415 +0.60% 28
South East -4 117 £418 +9.50% 20
North West +16 55 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -3 24 £384 +39.54% 4
South West +4 22 £360 -4.00% 9
North East -26 19 £300 - 4
East of England 0 18 £394 +12.50% 4
West Midlands -31 13 £325 -17.19% 3
East Midlands -10 11 £393 +20.76% 1
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 333 (46.84%) Windows
2 289 (40.65%) Linux
3 271 (38.12%) SQL
3 271 (38.12%) SQL Server
4 225 (31.65%) Microsoft
5 197 (27.71%) VMware
6 190 (26.72%) Oracle
7 185 (26.02%) Active Directory
8 175 (24.61%) Unix
9 165 (23.21%) Finance
10 163 (22.93%) Windows Server
11 159 (22.36%) High Availability
12 148 (20.82%) SAN
13 133 (18.71%) Replication
14 131 (18.42%) Red Hat
15 127 (17.86%) ITIL
16 123 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
17 116 (16.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 110 (15.47%) DNS
19 108 (15.19%) Veritas
20 107 (15.05%) Data Centre
21 105 (14.77%) Oracle Database
21 105 (14.77%) Hyper-V
22 103 (14.49%) HP
23 101 (14.21%) Windows Server 2012
24 100 (14.06%) Shell Script
25 99 (13.92%) Perl
26 98 (13.78%) Windows Server 2008
27 95 (13.36%) Migration
27 95 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery

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 47 (6.61%) MS Exchange
2 45 (6.33%) WebSphere
3 41 (5.77%) Apache
4 40 (5.63%) IIS
5 37 (5.20%) SharePoint
6 33 (4.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 28 (3.94%) WebLogic
8 21 (2.95%) JBoss
9 18 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (2.25%) Tuxedo
12 14 (1.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 10 (1.41%) Tomcat
14 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.98%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
16 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
17 5 (0.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 68 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.28%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.53%) Office 365
3 8 (1.13%) GitHub
3 8 (1.13%) SaaS
4 3 (0.42%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) IaaS
5 2 (0.28%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 148 (20.82%) SAN
2 110 (15.47%) DNS
3 81 (11.39%) Firewall
4 70 (9.85%) TCP/IP
5 55 (7.74%) DHCP
6 41 (5.77%) HTTP
7 40 (5.63%) WAN
8 34 (4.78%) NAS
9 33 (4.64%) LDAP
10 32 (4.50%) SSL
11 30 (4.22%) LAN
12 21 (2.95%) Internet
13 13 (1.83%) iSCSI
13 13 (1.83%) VPN
14 12 (1.69%) Network Security
15 10 (1.41%) SMTP
16 8 (1.13%) IPsec
17 7 (0.98%) BGP
17 7 (0.98%) EIGRP
17 7 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (38.12%) SQL Server
2 105 (14.77%) Oracle Database
3 80 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 62 (8.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (8.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 58 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (6.75%) Relational Database
7 48 (6.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 47 (6.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 40 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (4.50%) RDBMS
11 31 (4.36%) MySQL
12 24 (3.38%) DB2
13 22 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
13 22 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (2.95%) NoSQL
15 17 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 31 (4.36%) Jenkins
2 27 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.55%) Artifactory
4 11 (1.55%) Maven
5 10 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.13%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.98%) Hudson
8 7 (0.98%) JIRA
8 7 (0.98%) MSBuild
8 7 (0.98%) NUnit
8 7 (0.98%) Subversion
9 6 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.84%) Gradle
9 6 (0.84%) Introscope
9 6 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.84%) TortoiseSVN
10 5 (0.70%) MSI
11 4 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 165 (23.21%) Finance
2 41 (5.77%) Banking
3 28 (3.94%) Financial Institution
4 14 (1.97%) Investment Banking
4 14 (1.97%) Law
5 11 (1.55%) Legal
6 9 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.13%) Marketing
7 8 (1.13%) Retail
7 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.84%) Automotive
9 5 (0.70%) Games
10 3 (0.42%) Front Office
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 175 (24.61%) DBA
2 138 (19.41%) Administrator
3 123 (17.30%) SQL DBA
4 52 (7.31%) SQL Server DBA
5 51 (7.17%) Developer
5 51 (7.17%) Systems Administrator
6 45 (6.33%) Consultant
7 43 (6.05%) Architect
7 43 (6.05%) Unix Administrator
8 42 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 42 (5.91%) Oracle DBA
9 35 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
10 34 (4.78%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 33 (4.64%) Linux Administrator
12 31 (4.36%) Analyst
12 31 (4.36%) Windows Engineer
13 26 (3.66%) Server Engineer
14 23 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 21 (2.95%) Active Directory Engineer
15 21 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.06%) Middleware
1 36 (5.06%) Web Services
2 35 (4.92%) .NET
3 30 (4.22%) HTML
4 23 (3.23%) SOAP
5 22 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (2.39%) J2EE
7 16 (2.25%) CSS
8 13 (1.83%) XML
9 12 (1.69%) RESTful
10 10 (1.41%) Django
10 10 (1.41%) WCF
11 9 (1.27%) HTML5
11 9 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (1.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 9 (1.27%) WPF
12 8 (1.13%) CSS3
12 8 (1.13%) JSON
13 7 (0.98%) LINQ
13 7 (0.98%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 133 (18.71%) Replication
2 107 (15.05%) Data Centre
3 50 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.80%) HACMP
5 22 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.67%) Hedge funds
8 18 (2.53%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.27%) FlexPod
10 9 (1.27%) VCE vBlock
11 8 (1.13%) Social Media
12 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.84%) DataPower
13 6 (0.84%) EMC VMAX
13 6 (0.84%) EqualLogic
13 6 (0.84%) NHS
13 6 (0.84%) User Experience
13 6 (0.84%) Wiki
14 5 (0.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 333 (46.84%) Windows
2 289 (40.65%) Linux
3 175 (24.61%) Unix
4 163 (22.93%) Windows Server
5 116 (16.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 101 (14.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 98 (13.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (10.97%) Solaris
9 70 (9.85%) AIX
10 52 (7.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.97%) HPUX
12 10 (1.41%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.98%) VMS
14 6 (0.84%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.56%) CentOS
16 4 (0.56%) Debian
16 4 (0.56%) NetWare
16 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (22.36%) High Availability
2 127 (17.86%) ITIL
3 95 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 95 (13.36%) Migration
4 93 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
5 54 (7.59%) Change Management
6 47 (6.61%) Configuration Management
7 41 (5.77%) DevOps
8 38 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (4.36%) Performance Monitoring
12 30 (4.22%) CRM
12 30 (4.22%) Load Balancing
12 30 (4.22%) Project Management
13 29 (4.08%) Database Mirroring
14 28 (3.94%) Incident Management
14 28 (3.94%) Server Building
14 28 (3.94%) Service Management
15 27 (3.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 271 (38.12%) SQL
2 100 (14.06%) Shell Script
3 99 (13.92%) Perl
4 94 (13.22%) PowerShell
5 77 (10.83%) Python
6 69 (9.70%) T-SQL
7 60 (8.44%) Bash Shell
8 54 (7.59%) Java
9 33 (4.64%) PL/SQL
10 30 (4.22%) C
11 28 (3.94%) VBScript
12 25 (3.52%) C#
12 25 (3.52%) Korn
13 21 (2.95%) JavaScript
14 20 (2.81%) PHP
15 15 (2.11%) COBOL
16 14 (1.97%) Ruby
17 13 (1.83%) VB
18 12 (1.69%) Jython
19 11 (1.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 88 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 69 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 50 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (5.06%) Degree
5 27 (3.80%) MCSE
6 15 (2.11%) MCTS
7 14 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.69%) MCITP
9 11 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.55%) OCP
9 11 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (1.41%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.27%) CCNA
11 9 (1.27%) CCNP
11 9 (1.27%) MCSA
12 7 (0.98%) MCDBA
13 6 (0.84%) CISSP
14 5 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.92%) SLA
2 17 (2.39%) QA
3 4 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.42%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) ISO15022
5 2 (0.28%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 185 (26.02%) Active Directory
2 123 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (14.77%) Hyper-V
4 41 (5.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 39 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
6 35 (4.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 31 (4.36%) VMware ESX
8 28 (3.94%) vSphere
9 21 (2.95%) Veritas File System
10 19 (2.67%) NFS
11 13 (1.83%) GPFS
11 13 (1.83%) KVM
11 13 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (1.69%) RHEV
13 11 (1.55%) XenApp
14 9 (1.27%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.84%) Firmware
16 5 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.56%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 55 (7.74%) Puppet
2 37 (5.20%) Data Guard
3 34 (4.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 34 (4.78%) SCCM
4 25 (3.52%) NetBackup
5 20 (2.81%) Ansible
6 19 (2.67%) Simpana
6 19 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 16 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.25%) Tivoli
8 14 (1.97%) SCOM
8 14 (1.97%) WSUS
9 13 (1.83%) OpenView
10 12 (1.69%) Legato
11 11 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (1.55%) Perfmon
12 10 (1.41%) Control-M
12 10 (1.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 10 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (1.27%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 225 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 197 (27.71%) VMware
3 190 (26.72%) Oracle
4 131 (18.42%) Red Hat
5 108 (15.19%) Veritas
6 103 (14.49%) HP
7 70 (9.85%) Citrix
8 66 (9.28%) IBM
9 51 (7.17%) Cisco
10 44 (6.19%) EMC
11 42 (5.91%) Sun
12 41 (5.77%) Dell
13 28 (3.94%) NetApp
14 27 (3.80%) F5
15 22 (3.09%) CommVault
16 19 (2.67%) Siebel
17 17 (2.39%) Sybase
18 15 (2.11%) Micro Focus
18 15 (2.11%) SAP
19 14 (1.97%) Dell Compellent
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