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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 266 307 279
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -28
Contract jobs citing Clustering 443 393 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% 2.26% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 208 208
Median daily rate £400 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £369 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.82% +67.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.89 £21.90 £19.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £56.80 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.22%
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
16591 17417 17046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.53% 32.92% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10812 11123 10328
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
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 615 693 730
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.00 £18.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +46 175 £438 +4.16% 32
South East -46 63 £425 +8.97% 12
North East +15 62 £288 +9.52% 3
North West +32 48 £400 +19.40% 10
South West +27 29 £370 -1.33% 7
East of England +16 24 £350 +16.66% 2
Yorkshire -10 18 £538 +20.78% 3
West Midlands -21 13 £369 +8.45% 1
East Midlands -2 9 £388 -8.82% 2
Clustering
UK

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 381 (44.25%) Linux
2 361 (41.93%) Windows
3 303 (35.19%) SQL Server
4 296 (34.38%) High Availability
5 272 (31.59%) SQL
6 263 (30.55%) Microsoft
7 260 (30.20%) Oracle
8 236 (27.41%) Active Directory
8 236 (27.41%) SAN
9 218 (25.32%) Unix
10 215 (24.97%) ITIL
11 214 (24.85%) VMware
12 202 (23.46%) Red Hat
13 198 (23.00%) HP
14 169 (19.63%) Windows Server
15 158 (18.35%) Microsoft Clustering
16 154 (17.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 151 (17.54%) DNS
18 146 (16.96%) Finance
18 146 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
19 135 (15.68%) PowerShell
20 127 (14.75%) Firewall
21 126 (14.63%) Security Cleared
22 119 (13.82%) Replication
23 118 (13.70%) AIX
24 113 (13.12%) Performance Tuning
25 111 (12.89%) EMC
26 110 (12.78%) Citrix
27 105 (12.20%) Perl
28 104 (12.08%) IIS

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
1 104 (12.08%) IIS
2 75 (8.71%) Apache
3 64 (7.43%) MS Exchange
4 53 (6.16%) WebSphere
5 45 (5.23%) SharePoint
6 41 (4.76%) JBoss
7 36 (4.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 29 (3.37%) Tuxedo
9 27 (3.14%) Skype for Business
10 26 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
10 26 (3.02%) Tomcat
11 24 (2.79%) IBM Notes
11 24 (2.79%) WebLogic
12 20 (2.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (1.16%) Alfresco
15 10 (1.16%) Apache Solr
16 9 (1.05%) MQSeries
Applications
1 94 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.28%) MS Office
3 6 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.39%) Faxination
3 8 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.35%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.56%) Office 365
4 20 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.74%) Mimecast
6 14 (1.63%) IaaS
7 10 (1.16%) SaaS
8 8 (0.93%) PaaS
9 7 (0.81%) GitHub
10 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.46%) IBM PureFlex
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.35%) Engine Yard
11 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.35%) Heroku
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
13 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 236 (27.41%) SAN
2 151 (17.54%) DNS
3 127 (14.75%) Firewall
4 88 (10.22%) DHCP
5 75 (8.71%) TCP/IP
6 65 (7.55%) WAN
7 62 (7.20%) LAN
8 49 (5.69%) NAS
8 49 (5.69%) SSL
9 48 (5.57%) LDAP
10 34 (3.95%) Internet
11 32 (3.72%) HTTP
12 19 (2.21%) Network Security
13 13 (1.51%) SMTP
13 13 (1.51%) VPN
14 11 (1.28%) FTP
14 11 (1.28%) Intranet
15 10 (1.16%) iSCSI
15 10 (1.16%) NetScaler
16 9 (1.05%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 89 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 78 (9.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (8.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (6.62%) MySQL
7 56 (6.50%) Relational Database
8 53 (6.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 53 (6.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 40 (4.65%) RDBMS
10 38 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (2.67%) DB2
13 20 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (1.97%) Ingres
15 17 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
16 16 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 55 (6.39%) Jenkins
2 35 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.32%) MSI
4 16 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (1.74%) Artifactory
6 14 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (1.39%) JIRA
9 11 (1.28%) Vagrant
10 9 (1.05%) Gradle
10 9 (1.05%) Maven
10 9 (1.05%) TortoiseSVN
11 8 (0.93%) Hudson
11 8 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.93%) Subversion
12 6 (0.70%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.58%) Introscope
14 3 (0.35%) GoCD
14 3 (0.35%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.35%) NUnit
General
1 146 (16.96%) Finance
2 47 (5.46%) Banking
3 23 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 18 (2.09%) Retail
5 14 (1.63%) Law
6 13 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.28%) Legal
9 9 (1.05%) Marketing
10 7 (0.81%) Advertising
10 7 (0.81%) Back Office
11 5 (0.58%) Automotive
11 5 (0.58%) Games
12 3 (0.35%) French Language
12 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 183 (21.25%) Administrator
2 173 (20.09%) DBA
3 117 (13.59%) SQL DBA
4 64 (7.43%) SQL Server DBA
5 62 (7.20%) Linux Engineer
6 59 (6.85%) Consultant
7 56 (6.50%) Linux Administrator
8 55 (6.39%) Developer
8 55 (6.39%) Systems Administrator
9 53 (6.16%) Architect
10 50 (5.81%) Support Engineer
11 42 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
12 39 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 36 (4.18%) Oracle DBA
14 35 (4.07%) Unix Administrator
15 32 (3.72%) Server Engineer
15 32 (3.72%) Windows Engineer
16 29 (3.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 29 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
17 27 (3.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (9.06%) Middleware
2 51 (5.92%) Web Services
3 34 (3.95%) .NET
4 33 (3.83%) HTML
5 31 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 29 (3.37%) J2EE
7 26 (3.02%) SOAP
8 22 (2.56%) XML
9 21 (2.44%) JDBC
10 17 (1.97%) JSON
11 15 (1.74%) REST
12 12 (1.39%) Spring
13 11 (1.28%) JNDI
14 10 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
15 9 (1.05%) IBM Integration Bus
16 7 (0.81%) JMS
16 7 (0.81%) JSP
16 7 (0.81%) LAMP
17 6 (0.70%) jQuery
17 6 (0.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 119 (13.82%) Replication
2 89 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 37 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.56%) Public Cloud
7 18 (2.09%) Blackberry
8 16 (1.86%) Hedge funds
9 14 (1.63%) CLARiiON
10 13 (1.51%) CMDB
10 13 (1.51%) HACMP
11 12 (1.39%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.05%) Wiki
13 8 (0.93%) EMC VNX
13 8 (0.93%) Grid Computing
13 8 (0.93%) Smart Meter
13 8 (0.93%) Social Network
14 7 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 381 (44.25%) Linux
2 361 (41.93%) Windows
3 218 (25.32%) Unix
4 169 (19.63%) Windows Server
5 154 (17.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 118 (13.70%) AIX
7 99 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 93 (10.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 84 (9.76%) Solaris
10 76 (8.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (2.32%) CentOS
12 13 (1.51%) Windows XP
13 12 (1.39%) Android
13 12 (1.39%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.39%) Ubuntu
13 12 (1.39%) Windows 7
13 12 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (1.28%) SUSE
15 8 (0.93%) HPUX
16 7 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (34.38%) High Availability
2 215 (24.97%) ITIL
3 113 (13.12%) Performance Tuning
4 95 (11.03%) Migration
5 94 (10.92%) Service Delivery
6 85 (9.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 64 (7.43%) Load Balancing
8 61 (7.08%) Configuration Management
9 57 (6.62%) Compliance Management
10 54 (6.27%) DevOps
11 53 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (5.81%) Change Management
13 48 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (4.88%) ITIL V3
15 41 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (4.18%) CRM
17 34 (3.95%) Project Management
17 34 (3.95%) Service Management
18 33 (3.83%) Incident Management
18 33 (3.83%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (31.59%) SQL
2 135 (15.68%) PowerShell
3 105 (12.20%) Perl
4 102 (11.85%) Bash Shell
5 101 (11.73%) Shell Script
6 83 (9.64%) Python
7 78 (9.06%) Java
8 63 (7.32%) T-SQL
9 46 (5.34%) C
10 33 (3.83%) Ruby
11 28 (3.25%) COBOL
12 27 (3.14%) VBScript
13 23 (2.67%) Korn
14 21 (2.44%) C#
14 21 (2.44%) PL/SQL
15 20 (2.32%) PHP
16 17 (1.97%) JavaScript
17 15 (1.74%) Jython
18 10 (1.16%) VB
19 9 (1.05%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 126 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 90 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 89 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 57 (6.62%) RHCE
5 43 (4.99%) MCSE
6 40 (4.65%) Degree
7 29 (3.37%) DV Cleared
8 22 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
9 15 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.63%) OCP
11 13 (1.51%) CCNA
11 13 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.51%) MCTS
12 12 (1.39%) MCITP
13 11 (1.28%) MCSA
14 9 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (0.93%) MCDBA
16 7 (0.81%) CCNP
17 6 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 4 (0.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.13%) SLA
2 9 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.05%) QA
3 7 (0.81%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.23%) ISO15022
6 2 (0.23%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 236 (27.41%) Active Directory
2 146 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (10.45%) Oracle RAC
4 77 (8.94%) Hyper-V
5 61 (7.08%) KVM
6 45 (5.23%) vSphere
7 35 (4.07%) Terminal Services
8 33 (3.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 32 (3.72%) VMware ESX
10 28 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
11 22 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 20 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (2.21%) GFS2
13 19 (2.21%) GlusterFS
13 19 (2.21%) OCFS2
14 17 (1.97%) XenApp
15 13 (1.51%) Veritas File System
15 13 (1.51%) XenDesktop
16 12 (1.39%) Firmware
17 11 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 158 (18.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 73 (8.48%) Failover Clustering
3 68 (7.90%) Puppet
4 61 (7.08%) NetBackup
5 56 (6.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 48 (5.57%) SCCM
7 42 (4.88%) Ansible
8 37 (4.30%) Data Guard
9 34 (3.95%) OpenView
10 33 (3.83%) Perfmon
11 28 (3.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 26 (3.02%) Oracle RMAN
13 21 (2.44%) SCOM
13 21 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 20 (2.32%) CFEngine
14 20 (2.32%) HP SIM
15 19 (2.21%) SELinux
16 14 (1.63%) CA Wily
16 14 (1.63%) Nagios
16 14 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 263 (30.55%) Microsoft
2 260 (30.20%) Oracle
3 214 (24.85%) VMware
4 202 (23.46%) Red Hat
5 198 (23.00%) HP
6 111 (12.89%) EMC
7 110 (12.78%) Citrix
8 104 (12.08%) IBM
9 86 (9.99%) Veritas
10 45 (5.23%) Cisco
11 42 (4.88%) Symantec
12 38 (4.41%) NetApp
13 35 (4.07%) Dell
14 32 (3.72%) F5
15 31 (3.60%) Sun
16 28 (3.25%) Micro Focus
17 24 (2.79%) Lotus
18 17 (1.97%) IronPort
19 16 (1.86%) Informatica
20 15 (1.74%) SAP
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
WA Consultants
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £320 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day Negotiable rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago