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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 260 272 284
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Contract jobs citing Clustering 457 414 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 0.82% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.83% 2.52% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 236 207
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -41.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £19.50 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £62.50 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -49.67%
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
16170 16454 16149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.21% 32.42% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10621 10452 10041
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 607 652
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.91 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +11 148 £415 +10.66% 29
South East -31 90 £400 +3.22% 18
North East +16 86 £300 +17.07% 1
North West +17 49 £403 +20.14% 8
East of England +23 31 £450 +56.52% 6
Yorkshire -20 16 £375 -7.97% 4
South West 0 14 £363 -3.33% 4
East Midlands 0 13 £388 -3.12% 10
West Midlands -32 11 £338 -3.57% 4
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 391 (47.11%) Windows
2 357 (43.01%) Linux
3 312 (37.59%) SQL Server
4 277 (33.37%) SQL
5 264 (31.81%) Microsoft
6 247 (29.76%) High Availability
7 238 (28.67%) Active Directory
8 230 (27.71%) VMware
9 225 (27.11%) Oracle
10 219 (26.39%) SAN
11 199 (23.98%) Unix
12 198 (23.86%) Windows Server
13 194 (23.37%) ITIL
14 187 (22.53%) Microsoft Clustering
15 178 (21.45%) Red Hat
16 168 (20.24%) Finance
17 162 (19.52%) HP
18 147 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 146 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 139 (16.75%) DNS
21 134 (16.14%) Security Cleared
22 122 (14.70%) Replication
23 119 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
24 116 (13.98%) Veritas
25 112 (13.49%) PowerShell
26 111 (13.37%) Windows Server 2012
27 110 (13.25%) Firewall
28 108 (13.01%) Perl
29 105 (12.65%) Hyper-V
29 105 (12.65%) SC Cleared

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 76 (9.16%) IIS
2 62 (7.47%) MS Exchange
3 48 (5.78%) Apache
4 44 (5.30%) WebSphere
5 43 (5.18%) SharePoint
6 29 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 28 (3.37%) Tuxedo
8 27 (3.25%) JBoss
9 22 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (2.41%) WebLogic
11 19 (2.29%) IBM Notes
12 16 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (1.57%) Skype for Business
14 12 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (1.08%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.96%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.84%) MQSeries
17 7 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 83 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.96%) MS Office
3 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.96%) Faxination
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.24%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.24%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.01%) Office 365
4 11 (1.33%) Mimecast
5 10 (1.20%) SaaS
6 7 (0.84%) GitHub
7 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.60%) IaaS
8 4 (0.48%) IBM PureFlex
9 3 (0.36%) Engine Yard
9 3 (0.36%) Heroku
10 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.12%) PaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 219 (26.39%) SAN
2 139 (16.75%) DNS
3 110 (13.25%) Firewall
4 87 (10.48%) TCP/IP
5 79 (9.52%) DHCP
6 49 (5.90%) WAN
7 47 (5.66%) LAN
8 41 (4.94%) NAS
9 36 (4.34%) LDAP
10 29 (3.49%) HTTP
11 28 (3.37%) SSL
12 27 (3.25%) Internet
13 15 (1.81%) Network Security
14 12 (1.45%) iSCSI
15 11 (1.33%) IPsec
16 10 (1.20%) SMTP
16 10 (1.20%) VPN
17 9 (1.08%) tcpdump
18 8 (0.96%) NetScaler
19 7 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (37.59%) SQL Server
2 96 (11.57%) Oracle Database
3 89 (10.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 87 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 68 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 62 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (6.99%) Relational Database
9 56 (6.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 40 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 39 (4.70%) RDBMS
12 36 (4.34%) MySQL
13 27 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (2.53%) DB2
16 19 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
17 18 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
18 13 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
18 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 12 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (5.30%) Jenkins
2 36 (4.34%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.81%) Artifactory
4 15 (1.81%) MSI
5 14 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (1.33%) Maven
7 11 (1.33%) Vagrant
8 10 (1.20%) JIRA
9 9 (1.08%) Gradle
9 9 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (1.08%) TortoiseSVN
9 9 (1.08%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.72%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.72%) NUnit
10 6 (0.72%) Subversion
11 5 (0.60%) Hudson
12 4 (0.48%) Introscope
13 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 168 (20.24%) Finance
2 43 (5.18%) Banking
3 25 (3.01%) Financial Institution
4 15 (1.81%) Law
5 13 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.45%) Retail
7 10 (1.20%) Legal
7 10 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.84%) Marketing
9 6 (0.72%) Back Office
10 4 (0.48%) Automotive
10 4 (0.48%) Games
11 3 (0.36%) Advertising
11 3 (0.36%) Front Office
11 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.24%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) International Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 169 (20.36%) DBA
2 166 (20.00%) Administrator
3 124 (14.94%) SQL DBA
4 57 (6.87%) SQL Server DBA
5 56 (6.75%) Systems Administrator
6 53 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 53 (6.39%) Wintel Engineer
7 52 (6.27%) Linux Administrator
8 48 (5.78%) Developer
9 47 (5.66%) Support Engineer
10 45 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
11 42 (5.06%) Unix Administrator
12 38 (4.58%) Architect
12 38 (4.58%) Consultant
12 38 (4.58%) Windows Engineer
13 36 (4.34%) Server Engineer
14 32 (3.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 31 (3.73%) Oracle DBA
16 30 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
17 29 (3.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.39%) Middleware
2 41 (4.94%) Web Services
3 31 (3.73%) .NET
4 30 (3.61%) HTML
5 24 (2.89%) SOAP
6 23 (2.77%) WebSphere MQ
7 18 (2.17%) J2EE
8 11 (1.33%) REST
8 11 (1.33%) XML
9 10 (1.20%) CSS
10 9 (1.08%) JDBC
10 9 (1.08%) JSON
11 8 (0.96%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 8 (0.96%) WCF
11 8 (0.96%) WPF
12 7 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (0.84%) JNDI
13 6 (0.72%) ADO.NET
13 6 (0.72%) IBM Integration Bus
13 6 (0.72%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 122 (14.70%) Replication
2 104 (12.53%) Data Centre
3 58 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.37%) HACMP
6 27 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.93%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.69%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.20%) CLARiiON
12 8 (0.96%) CMDB
12 8 (0.96%) EqualLogic
13 7 (0.84%) Smart Meter
13 7 (0.84%) Wiki
14 6 (0.72%) DataPower
14 6 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.72%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.60%) EMC VMAX
15 5 (0.60%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 391 (47.11%) Windows
2 357 (43.01%) Linux
3 199 (23.98%) Unix
4 198 (23.86%) Windows Server
5 146 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 119 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 111 (13.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 100 (12.05%) AIX
9 79 (9.52%) Solaris
10 71 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.57%) CentOS
11 13 (1.57%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.33%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.96%) Android
14 8 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.96%) VMS
14 8 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.72%) HPUX
16 5 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (29.76%) High Availability
2 194 (23.37%) ITIL
3 102 (12.29%) Performance Tuning
4 100 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 93 (11.20%) Migration
6 65 (7.83%) Service Delivery
7 64 (7.71%) Configuration Management
8 59 (7.11%) Change Management
9 52 (6.27%) DevOps
10 49 (5.90%) Load Balancing
11 47 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (4.46%) Project Management
13 36 (4.34%) ITIL V3
14 34 (4.10%) Server Building
15 32 (3.86%) Incident Management
15 32 (3.86%) Performance Monitoring
15 32 (3.86%) Problem Management
15 32 (3.86%) Release Management
16 31 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 277 (33.37%) SQL
2 112 (13.49%) PowerShell
3 108 (13.01%) Perl
4 98 (11.81%) Shell Script
5 83 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 83 (10.00%) Python
6 70 (8.43%) T-SQL
7 67 (8.07%) Java
8 45 (5.42%) C
9 32 (3.86%) VBScript
10 27 (3.25%) C#
10 27 (3.25%) COBOL
11 25 (3.01%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.65%) Korn
12 22 (2.65%) Ruby
13 20 (2.41%) PHP
14 15 (1.81%) JavaScript
15 11 (1.33%) VB
16 9 (1.08%) Bourne shell
16 9 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 134 (16.14%) Security Cleared
2 105 (12.65%) SC Cleared
3 85 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (6.39%) Degree
5 45 (5.42%) MCSE
6 37 (4.46%) RHCE
7 20 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.93%) MCTS
9 15 (1.81%) MCITP
10 12 (1.45%) CCNA
10 12 (1.45%) MCSA
10 12 (1.45%) OCP
10 12 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
10 12 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.20%) CCNP
11 10 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.96%) MCDBA
14 6 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.07%) SLA
2 14 (1.69%) QA
3 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.48%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) ISO15022
6 2 (0.24%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 238 (28.67%) Active Directory
2 147 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (12.65%) Hyper-V
4 66 (7.95%) Oracle RAC
5 51 (6.14%) KVM
6 45 (5.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 39 (4.70%) vSphere
8 36 (4.34%) VMware ESX
9 33 (3.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 28 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (2.53%) Terminal Services
12 20 (2.41%) Veritas File System
13 16 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (1.81%) NFS
14 15 (1.81%) XenApp
15 13 (1.57%) GPFS
15 13 (1.57%) RHEV
15 13 (1.57%) XenDesktop
16 9 (1.08%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 187 (22.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 79 (9.52%) Failover Clustering
3 64 (7.71%) Puppet
4 47 (5.66%) NetBackup
5 46 (5.54%) SCCM
6 39 (4.70%) EMC NetWorker
7 36 (4.34%) Ansible
8 32 (3.86%) Data Guard
9 28 (3.37%) Perfmon
10 27 (3.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 23 (2.77%) Oracle RMAN
12 22 (2.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 20 (2.41%) OpenView
14 19 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (2.29%) Simpana
15 17 (2.05%) SCOM
16 16 (1.93%) WSUS
17 15 (1.81%) HP SIM
18 14 (1.69%) Legato
19 13 (1.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 264 (31.81%) Microsoft
2 230 (27.71%) VMware
3 225 (27.11%) Oracle
4 178 (21.45%) Red Hat
5 162 (19.52%) HP
6 116 (13.98%) Veritas
7 104 (12.53%) Citrix
8 89 (10.72%) EMC
9 83 (10.00%) IBM
10 49 (5.90%) Cisco
11 34 (4.10%) NetApp
12 32 (3.86%) Dell
13 30 (3.61%) Sun
14 29 (3.49%) F5
14 29 (3.49%) Symantec
15 27 (3.25%) Micro Focus
16 22 (2.65%) CommVault
17 19 (2.29%) Lotus
18 16 (1.93%) Informatica
19 14 (1.69%) TOWER Software
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £425 - £465 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leek, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
Ciber UK
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Tonbridge
iKas International
Rate: £420 - £470 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago