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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 249 276 281
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 480 406 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.79% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 2.39% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 222 187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £19.83 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £60.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +5.55%
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
16755 16953 16035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.58% 32.80% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10917 10873 9829
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 672 645
Median hourly rate £20.78 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +10 151 £425 +6.25% 38
North East +24 90 £295 +12.38% 1
South East -44 84 £425 +11.47% 14
North West +28 57 £405 +22.72% 3
East of England +29 28 £438 +52.17% 3
Yorkshire -19 23 £400 -4.76% 4
South West +11 20 £370 -10.84% 7
West Midlands -33 13 £350 -17.64% 4
East Midlands -6 12 £388 - 2
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 413 (45.89%) Windows
2 379 (42.11%) Linux
3 328 (36.44%) SQL Server
4 296 (32.89%) High Availability
5 292 (32.44%) SQL
5 292 (32.44%) Microsoft
6 267 (29.67%) Active Directory
7 259 (28.78%) Oracle
8 245 (27.22%) SAN
9 241 (26.78%) VMware
10 226 (25.11%) ITIL
11 215 (23.89%) Windows Server
12 198 (22.00%) Unix
13 197 (21.89%) Microsoft Clustering
14 196 (21.78%) Red Hat
15 195 (21.67%) HP
16 165 (18.33%) Finance
17 163 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 161 (17.89%) DNS
19 151 (16.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 150 (16.67%) Security Cleared
21 128 (14.22%) PowerShell
22 127 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
22 127 (14.11%) Replication
23 125 (13.89%) Firewall
24 124 (13.78%) Windows Server 2008
25 117 (13.00%) Citrix
26 112 (12.44%) SC Cleared
26 112 (12.44%) Performance Tuning
27 111 (12.33%) 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 93 (10.33%) IIS
2 66 (7.33%) MS Exchange
3 61 (6.78%) Apache
4 49 (5.44%) SharePoint
5 48 (5.33%) WebSphere
6 37 (4.11%) Tuxedo
7 33 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 30 (3.33%) JBoss
9 27 (3.00%) Skype for Business
10 24 (2.67%) IBM Notes
11 23 (2.56%) WebLogic
12 22 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 19 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (2.11%) Tomcat
15 11 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (1.00%) OpenStack
18 8 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 104 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.11%) MS Office
3 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.33%) Faxination
3 8 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.00%) Office 365
4 16 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.67%) Mimecast
6 13 (1.44%) SaaS
7 10 (1.11%) IaaS
8 6 (0.67%) GitHub
8 6 (0.67%) PaaS
9 4 (0.44%) IBM PureFlex
10 3 (0.33%) Engine Yard
10 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.33%) Heroku
11 2 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 245 (27.22%) SAN
2 161 (17.89%) DNS
3 125 (13.89%) Firewall
4 94 (10.44%) DHCP
5 86 (9.56%) TCP/IP
6 59 (6.56%) WAN
7 56 (6.22%) LAN
8 49 (5.44%) NAS
9 42 (4.67%) SSL
10 38 (4.22%) LDAP
11 33 (3.67%) HTTP
11 33 (3.67%) Internet
12 18 (2.00%) Network Security
13 15 (1.67%) SMTP
14 14 (1.56%) VPN
15 12 (1.33%) IPsec
16 11 (1.22%) iSCSI
16 11 (1.22%) NetScaler
17 9 (1.00%) FTP
17 9 (1.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (36.44%) SQL Server
2 102 (11.33%) Oracle Database
3 92 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 81 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 70 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 66 (7.33%) Relational Database
8 64 (7.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 59 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 48 (5.33%) MySQL
10 48 (5.33%) RDBMS
11 40 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (2.00%) DB2
15 17 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
16 16 (1.78%) MongoDB
17 15 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 15 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
18 14 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 48 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 38 (4.22%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.22%) MSI
4 16 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (1.67%) Artifactory
6 14 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (1.44%) JIRA
8 11 (1.22%) Vagrant
9 9 (1.00%) Gradle
9 9 (1.00%) Maven
9 9 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (1.00%) Subversion
9 9 (1.00%) TortoiseSVN
10 7 (0.78%) Hudson
11 6 (0.67%) Introscope
11 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.33%) NUnit
12 3 (0.33%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 165 (18.33%) Finance
2 47 (5.22%) Banking
3 23 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 19 (2.11%) Retail
5 16 (1.78%) Law
6 15 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.89%) Marketing
9 7 (0.78%) Back Office
10 6 (0.67%) Advertising
10 6 (0.67%) Games
10 6 (0.67%) Legal
11 5 (0.56%) Automotive
12 4 (0.44%) French Language
13 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (19.56%) Administrator
1 176 (19.56%) DBA
2 126 (14.00%) SQL DBA
3 62 (6.89%) Developer
4 61 (6.78%) SQL Server DBA
5 56 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
6 53 (5.89%) Consultant
7 52 (5.78%) Linux Administrator
7 52 (5.78%) Wintel Engineer
8 51 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
8 51 (5.67%) Support Engineer
9 49 (5.44%) Architect
10 46 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (4.44%) Server Engineer
12 38 (4.22%) Windows Engineer
13 37 (4.11%) Oracle DBA
13 37 (4.11%) Unix Administrator
14 30 (3.33%) Analyst
15 29 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
16 28 (3.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (7.67%) Middleware
2 49 (5.44%) Web Services
3 32 (3.56%) .NET
4 29 (3.22%) HTML
4 29 (3.22%) J2EE
5 28 (3.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 26 (2.89%) SOAP
7 18 (2.00%) JDBC
7 18 (2.00%) XML
8 14 (1.56%) REST
9 13 (1.44%) JSON
10 12 (1.33%) JNDI
11 10 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (0.89%) JMS
12 8 (0.89%) Spring
13 7 (0.78%) JSP
13 7 (0.78%) LAMP
13 7 (0.78%) RESTful
14 6 (0.67%) IBM Integration Bus
14 6 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 127 (14.11%) Replication
2 101 (11.22%) Data Centre
3 45 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 29 (3.22%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.11%) HACMP
7 18 (2.00%) Blackberry
7 18 (2.00%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.56%) CLARiiON
8 14 (1.56%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.33%) CMDB
10 11 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.11%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.00%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.00%) Wiki
13 8 (0.89%) Smart Meter
13 8 (0.89%) Social Network
14 7 (0.78%) EqualLogic
15 6 (0.67%) DataPower
15 6 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 413 (45.89%) Windows
2 379 (42.11%) Linux
3 215 (23.89%) Windows Server
4 198 (22.00%) Unix
5 151 (16.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 127 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 124 (13.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 111 (12.33%) AIX
9 87 (9.67%) Solaris
10 81 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (1.67%) CentOS
12 13 (1.44%) Windows XP
13 12 (1.33%) Android
13 12 (1.33%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.33%) Ubuntu
13 12 (1.33%) Windows 7
13 12 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.89%) HPUX
15 7 (0.78%) Debian
16 6 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (32.89%) High Availability
2 226 (25.11%) ITIL
3 112 (12.44%) Performance Tuning
4 107 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 88 (9.78%) Migration
6 85 (9.44%) Service Delivery
7 66 (7.33%) Configuration Management
8 65 (7.22%) Load Balancing
9 59 (6.56%) Change Management
10 55 (6.11%) DevOps
11 48 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (4.78%) ITIL V3
14 37 (4.11%) Project Management
15 36 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (3.89%) CRM
16 35 (3.89%) Problem Management
16 35 (3.89%) Server Building
16 35 (3.89%) Service Management
17 33 (3.67%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 292 (32.44%) SQL
2 128 (14.22%) PowerShell
3 103 (11.44%) Perl
4 102 (11.33%) Shell Script
5 98 (10.89%) Bash Shell
6 82 (9.11%) Java
7 80 (8.89%) Python
8 70 (7.78%) T-SQL
9 54 (6.00%) C
10 36 (4.00%) COBOL
11 30 (3.33%) VBScript
12 26 (2.89%) Korn
13 24 (2.67%) C#
13 24 (2.67%) PL/SQL
14 23 (2.56%) Ruby
15 20 (2.22%) PHP
16 16 (1.78%) JavaScript
17 13 (1.44%) Jython
18 12 (1.33%) VB
19 9 (1.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 150 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 112 (12.44%) SC Cleared
3 97 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (5.67%) RHCE
5 48 (5.33%) Degree
5 48 (5.33%) MCSE
6 27 (3.00%) DV Cleared
7 19 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
8 17 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.89%) MCTS
9 16 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.44%) CCNA
10 13 (1.44%) MCITP
10 13 (1.44%) OCP
11 12 (1.33%) MCSA
12 10 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (1.00%) CCNP
14 8 (0.89%) MCDBA
14 8 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.78%) SLA
2 15 (1.67%) QA
3 6 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.67%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) ISO15022
6 2 (0.22%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 267 (29.67%) Active Directory
2 163 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (12.22%) Hyper-V
4 83 (9.22%) Oracle RAC
5 63 (7.00%) KVM
6 45 (5.00%) vSphere
7 40 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 35 (3.89%) Terminal Services
9 34 (3.78%) VMware ESX
10 25 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 23 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
12 20 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (1.89%) XenApp
14 16 (1.78%) Veritas File System
15 13 (1.44%) RHEV
16 12 (1.33%) GFS2
16 12 (1.33%) GlusterFS
16 12 (1.33%) GPFS
16 12 (1.33%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 197 (21.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 76 (8.44%) Failover Clustering
3 67 (7.44%) Puppet
4 58 (6.44%) NetBackup
5 53 (5.89%) SCCM
6 52 (5.78%) EMC NetWorker
7 36 (4.00%) Ansible
7 36 (4.00%) Data Guard
8 33 (3.67%) Perfmon
9 32 (3.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 30 (3.33%) OpenView
11 27 (3.00%) Oracle RMAN
12 22 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 21 (2.33%) SCOM
14 20 (2.22%) HP SIM
15 15 (1.67%) Simpana
16 14 (1.56%) Legato
16 14 (1.56%) WSUS
17 13 (1.44%) CA Wily
17 13 (1.44%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 292 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 259 (28.78%) Oracle
3 241 (26.78%) VMware
4 196 (21.78%) Red Hat
5 195 (21.67%) HP
6 117 (13.00%) Citrix
7 110 (12.22%) EMC
8 106 (11.78%) Veritas
9 94 (10.44%) IBM
10 53 (5.89%) Cisco
11 40 (4.44%) Dell
12 37 (4.11%) Symantec
13 36 (4.00%) Micro Focus
13 36 (4.00%) NetApp
14 35 (3.89%) F5
14 35 (3.89%) Sun
15 24 (2.67%) Lotus
16 19 (2.11%) CommVault
17 17 (1.89%) IronPort
18 16 (1.78%) Informatica
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
TDA Group
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago