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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
UK / England
Rank 350 329 260
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -69
Contract jobs citing Clustering 226 291 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.63% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 1.89% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 172 225
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +72.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £32.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £44.00 £38.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +83.33%

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
13509 15401 14873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.58% 33.11% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8703 9897 9448
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 640 605
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -50 82 £450 - 41
South East +1 44 £375 -6.25% 14
North West +6 25 £365 +4.28% 9
East of England +7 21 £500 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +16 17 £265 -41.11% 5
South West +20 13 £350 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +4 10 £388 -3.72% 5
West Midlands -6 7 £350 -5.08% 1
North East -12 7 £363 +16.93% 2
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 266 (46.02%) Linux
2 243 (42.04%) Windows
3 201 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 176 (30.45%) SQL Server
5 162 (28.03%) VMware
6 160 (27.68%) High Availability
7 159 (27.51%) Active Directory
8 157 (27.16%) SQL
9 152 (26.30%) Unix
10 142 (24.57%) SAN
11 133 (23.01%) Oracle
12 132 (22.84%) Windows Server
13 126 (21.80%) ITIL
14 124 (21.45%) Red Hat
15 122 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 112 (19.38%) DNS
17 104 (17.99%) Firewall
18 99 (17.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 97 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
20 96 (16.61%) PowerShell
21 94 (16.26%) HP
22 91 (15.74%) Apache
23 90 (15.57%) Finance
24 89 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
25 88 (15.22%) Veritas
26 86 (14.88%) Data Centre
27 83 (14.36%) Cisco
28 82 (14.19%) IIS
29 81 (14.01%) Microsoft Clustering
30 77 (13.32%) Migration

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 91 (15.74%) Apache
2 82 (14.19%) IIS
3 63 (10.90%) WebLogic
4 58 (10.03%) JBoss
5 57 (9.86%) Tomcat
6 46 (7.96%) MS Exchange
7 37 (6.40%) WebSphere
8 32 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 31 (5.36%) iPlanet
10 28 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 26 (4.50%) Oracle Application Server
12 22 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (3.46%) SharePoint
14 17 (2.94%) Skype for Business
15 14 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 11 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
17 7 (1.21%) Apache Pig
18 6 (1.04%) Apache Solr
18 6 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
18 6 (1.04%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 44 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.25%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (5.71%) IaaS
4 21 (3.63%) PaaS
5 20 (3.46%) SaaS
6 17 (2.94%) Office 365
7 16 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.25%) HP Helion
9 9 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (1.38%) GitHub
11 5 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.69%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.52%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.35%) IBM PureFlex
14 2 (0.35%) Yammer
15 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 142 (24.57%) SAN
2 112 (19.38%) DNS
3 104 (17.99%) Firewall
4 76 (13.15%) TCP/IP
5 73 (12.63%) DHCP
6 57 (9.86%) SSL
7 36 (6.23%) NAS
7 36 (6.23%) WAN
8 35 (6.06%) LAN
9 32 (5.54%) LDAP
10 30 (5.19%) HTTP
11 18 (3.11%) Internet
12 15 (2.60%) VPN
13 14 (2.42%) FTP
13 14 (2.42%) MPLS
13 14 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (2.25%) VLAN
14 13 (2.25%) VoIP
15 12 (2.08%) Kerberos
16 11 (1.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (30.45%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (9.00%) Oracle Database
4 48 (8.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 43 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (7.27%) MySQL
7 33 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (3.11%) Relational Database
13 17 (2.94%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.77%) Ingres
14 16 (2.77%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (2.60%) DB2
16 14 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (5.02%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.73%) JIRA
5 7 (1.21%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.21%) Subversion
5 7 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.04%) Hudson
7 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.52%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.52%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.52%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.52%) Gitweb
8 3 (0.52%) GoCD
8 3 (0.52%) Gradle
8 3 (0.52%) Introscope
8 3 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.35%) Travis CI
General
1 90 (15.57%) Finance
2 36 (6.23%) Banking
3 13 (2.25%) Financial Institution
3 13 (2.25%) Legal
4 8 (1.38%) Advertising
4 8 (1.38%) Law
5 7 (1.21%) Marketing
6 6 (1.04%) Games
6 6 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.87%) French Language
7 5 (0.87%) Retail
7 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.52%) Publishing
9 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.35%) Electronics
9 2 (0.35%) Local Government
9 2 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 113 (19.55%) Administrator
2 99 (17.13%) DBA
3 73 (12.63%) SQL DBA
4 49 (8.48%) Architect
5 47 (8.13%) Consultant
6 43 (7.44%) Linux Engineer
7 41 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (4.84%) Developer
10 27 (4.67%) SQL Server DBA
11 24 (4.15%) Analyst
11 24 (4.15%) Linux Administrator
12 23 (3.98%) Support Engineer
13 21 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.63%) Unix Administrator
13 21 (3.63%) Windows Engineer
14 20 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 17 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
15 17 (2.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.03%) J2EE
2 50 (8.65%) Middleware
3 46 (7.96%) .NET
4 34 (5.88%) Web Services
5 23 (3.98%) WebSphere MQ
6 20 (3.46%) HTML
7 15 (2.60%) JDBC
8 14 (2.42%) SOAP
8 14 (2.42%) XML
9 11 (1.90%) LAMP
9 11 (1.90%) LAPP Stack
9 11 (1.90%) REST
10 10 (1.73%) ASP.NET
10 10 (1.73%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (1.56%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (1.56%) JMS
11 9 (1.56%) jQuery
11 9 (1.56%) JSON
12 8 (1.38%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.88%) Data Centre
2 49 (8.48%) Replication
3 23 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.42%) EMC VNX
4 14 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.42%) PKI
5 13 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.73%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.38%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.38%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.21%) Grid Computing
9 7 (1.21%) HACMP
9 7 (1.21%) HP StoreVirtual
9 7 (1.21%) Tandem
10 6 (1.04%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.87%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 266 (46.02%) Linux
2 243 (42.04%) Windows
3 152 (26.30%) Unix
4 132 (22.84%) Windows Server
5 99 (17.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 97 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 89 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (10.38%) AIX
8 60 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 53 (9.17%) Solaris
10 20 (3.46%) SUSE
11 16 (2.77%) Windows XP
12 15 (2.60%) Windows 7
13 14 (2.42%) CentOS
13 14 (2.42%) HPUX
14 7 (1.21%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (27.68%) High Availability
2 126 (21.80%) ITIL
3 77 (13.32%) Migration
4 69 (11.94%) Load Balancing
5 53 (9.17%) DevOps
6 50 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
8 44 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (5.71%) Change Management
11 30 (5.19%) Problem Management
11 30 (5.19%) Service Delivery
12 29 (5.02%) Configuration Management
12 29 (5.02%) Open Source
13 27 (4.67%) ETL
14 26 (4.50%) PRINCE2
15 24 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (3.81%) ITIL V3
16 22 (3.81%) SOA
17 20 (3.46%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 157 (27.16%) SQL
2 96 (16.61%) PowerShell
3 63 (10.90%) Python
4 62 (10.73%) Bash Shell
5 61 (10.55%) Java
6 48 (8.30%) Perl
7 46 (7.96%) Shell Script
8 35 (6.06%) Ruby
8 35 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 31 (5.36%) C
10 19 (3.29%) C#
11 17 (2.94%) Korn
12 16 (2.77%) JavaScript
12 16 (2.77%) PHP
13 14 (2.42%) Jython
14 7 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.21%) VBA
15 6 (1.04%) COBOL
15 6 (1.04%) VB
16 5 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (13.32%) Security Cleared
2 54 (9.34%) SC Cleared
3 52 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (6.57%) MCSE
5 23 (3.98%) MCSA
6 19 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (3.11%) Degree
7 18 (3.11%) MCITP
8 16 (2.77%) RHCE
9 15 (2.60%) DV Cleared
9 15 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
10 12 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.90%) MCP
12 10 (1.73%) CCNA
13 9 (1.56%) CCNP
14 8 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (1.04%) OCP
16 5 (0.87%) MCDBA
17 4 (0.69%) CCIE
17 4 (0.69%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.67%) SLA
2 11 (1.90%) QA
3 9 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.69%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO15022
6 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 159 (27.51%) Active Directory
2 122 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (10.03%) vSphere
4 56 (9.69%) Hyper-V
5 34 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
6 33 (5.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 29 (5.02%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (3.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 21 (3.63%) XenApp
10 18 (3.11%) Firmware
11 15 (2.60%) Terminal Services
11 15 (2.60%) VMware ESX
12 13 (2.25%) GFS2
12 13 (2.25%) GlusterFS
12 13 (2.25%) KVM
12 13 (2.25%) OCFS2
13 9 (1.56%) NFS
14 8 (1.38%) PowerHA
14 8 (1.38%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 81 (14.01%) Microsoft Clustering
2 62 (10.73%) Puppet
3 54 (9.34%) Failover Clustering
4 36 (6.23%) SCCM
5 32 (5.54%) NetBackup
6 25 (4.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (3.11%) SCOM
8 15 (2.60%) Ansible
8 15 (2.60%) OpenView
9 14 (2.42%) WSUS
10 13 (2.25%) CFEngine
10 13 (2.25%) SELinux
11 12 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
11 12 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
12 11 (1.90%) Data Guard
12 11 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
12 11 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (1.73%) Control-M
13 10 (1.73%) Nagios
14 9 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 201 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 162 (28.03%) VMware
3 133 (23.01%) Oracle
4 124 (21.45%) Red Hat
5 94 (16.26%) HP
6 88 (15.22%) Veritas
7 83 (14.36%) Cisco
8 58 (10.03%) Citrix
9 48 (8.30%) IBM
10 47 (8.13%) EMC
11 43 (7.44%) Sun
12 39 (6.75%) F5
13 37 (6.40%) NetApp
14 32 (5.54%) Symantec
15 20 (3.46%) SAP
16 19 (3.29%) Dell
17 18 (3.11%) 3PAR
18 15 (2.60%) Brocade
19 12 (2.08%) CheckPoint
20 9 (1.56%) Juniper
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