The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 106 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 18 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.82% 1.55% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.95% 5.86% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 8
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£313 £310 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -10.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £261 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £371 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.59% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +47.50%
Clustering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
610 461 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.93% 26.52% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 243 156
Average daily rate £360 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Hampshire region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Hampshire region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant +2 7 £270 -10.00%
Basingstoke -5 3 £325 -7.14%
Hook -16 2 £301 -3.03% 1
Portsmouth -8 1 £550 +113.59% 4
Southampton - - - - 4
Winchester - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Andover - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) VMware
3 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (46.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (34.00%) HP
6 17 (34.00%) Citrix
6 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (32.00%) SAN
7 16 (32.00%) VMware ESX
8 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
10 13 (26.00%) Symantec
11 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
12 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
12 11 (22.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (20.00%) Windows 2000
13 10 (20.00%) ITIL
13 10 (20.00%) Veritas
14 9 (18.00%) Norton AntiVirus
14 9 (18.00%) Linux
15 8 (16.00%) DNS
15 8 (16.00%) IBM
15 8 (16.00%) 3PAR
16 7 (14.00%) SCCM
16 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) IIS
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (10.00%) Lync
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Maximo
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 7 (14.00%) Internet
3 7 (14.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) DHCP
5 5 (10.00%) LAN
5 5 (10.00%) SMTP
6 3 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.00%) NAS
7 2 (4.00%) IPsec
8 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Back Office
3 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Analyst
1 7 (14.00%) Administrator
1 7 (14.00%) Server Analyst
1 7 (14.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Server Support
5 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) AIX Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (10.00%) Replication
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.00%) HACMP
3 1 (2.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 23 (46.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 23 (46.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (20.00%) Windows 2000
6 9 (18.00%) Linux
7 6 (12.00%) AIX
8 5 (10.00%) UNIX
8 5 (10.00%) Solaris
8 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.00%) NetWare
9 3 (6.00%) HPUX
10 1 (2.00%) VMS
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.00%) CentOS
10 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (12.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) Network Management
5 4 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Customer Insight
7 2 (4.00%) Software Distribution
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Change Control
7 2 (4.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) ERP
7 2 (4.00%) Validation
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.00%) Change Management
8 1 (2.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Korn
3 5 (10.00%) VBScript
3 5 (10.00%) VB
3 5 (10.00%) C
4 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (32.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.00%) XenApp
4 5 (10.00%) vSphere
4 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.00%) vCloud
4 5 (10.00%) GPFS
5 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.00%) PowerHA
7 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (14.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (14.00%) SCCM
3 6 (12.00%) NetBackup
4 5 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 5 (10.00%) ARCserve
5 4 (8.00%) SCOM
6 3 (6.00%) SAP Afaria
7 2 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (4.00%) MOM
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (4.00%) Netcool
7 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) VMware
2 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.00%) HP
3 17 (34.00%) Citrix
4 13 (26.00%) Symantec
5 10 (20.00%) Veritas
6 8 (16.00%) IBM
6 8 (16.00%) 3PAR
7 5 (10.00%) Acronis
7 5 (10.00%) Sophos
7 5 (10.00%) CA
8 4 (8.00%) EMC
8 4 (8.00%) Brocade
8 4 (8.00%) Altiris
9 3 (6.00%) Hitachi
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle
9 3 (6.00%) Compaq
10 2 (4.00%) Cisco
10 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.00%) Intel