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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 91 99 101
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 29 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.40% 0.92% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.79% 3.36% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £439 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.37%
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
605 536 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.14% 27.44% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 319 297
Average daily rate £373 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £229 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 37
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £16.90 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +5 11 £400 +23.07% 1
Southampton -2 4 £365 +32.72%
Farnborough - 3 £325 - 1
Basingstoke +3 2 £294 -
Winchester -9 2 £375 -21.05% 2
Fareham - 2 - -
Portsmouth -1 1 £100 -66.66%
Hook - 1 - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) VMware
3 30 (50.85%) HP
4 27 (45.76%) SAN
5 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
5 24 (40.68%) SQL
6 22 (37.29%) Linux
6 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
7 17 (28.81%) SCCM
7 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (27.12%) Veritas
8 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (25.42%) AIX
9 15 (25.42%) Oracle
9 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (23.73%) Shell Script
11 13 (22.03%) Migration
11 13 (22.03%) Java
11 13 (22.03%) Tivoli
11 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (22.03%) Solaris
12 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
12 12 (20.34%) UNIX
12 12 (20.34%) Citrix
12 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (20.34%) Korn
13 11 (18.64%) 3PAR
13 11 (18.64%) Client/Server
14 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
14 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) JBoss
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.08%) MediaWiki
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) SAN
2 9 (15.25%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (8.47%) Firewall
3 5 (8.47%) IPsec
3 5 (8.47%) NAS
4 3 (5.08%) DNS
5 2 (3.39%) FCoE
5 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) X.509
6 1 (1.69%) RTP
6 1 (1.69%) LAN
6 1 (1.69%) SMTP
6 1 (1.69%) DHCP
6 1 (1.69%) VLAN
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) DB2
7 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) WinRunner
1 2 (3.39%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
1 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Server Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) DBA
3 7 (11.86%) Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) SQL DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Client/Server
2 8 (13.56%) HACMP
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Replication
5 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.39%) PDA
7 1 (1.69%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 22 (37.29%) Linux
3 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (25.42%) AIX
5 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (22.03%) Solaris
7 12 (20.34%) UNIX
8 8 (13.56%) NetWare
8 8 (13.56%) HPUX
9 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (3.39%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.69%) Android
12 1 (1.69%) CentOS
12 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Migration
2 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (15.25%) Change Control
4 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.86%) Performance Testing
5 5 (8.47%) CRM
5 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (8.47%) Software Distribution
6 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.08%) Change Management
6 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 2 (3.39%) Network Management
7 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.39%) High Availability
7 2 (3.39%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) Shell Script
3 13 (22.03%) Java
4 12 (20.34%) Korn
5 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
6 8 (13.56%) Perl
6 8 (13.56%) C
6 8 (13.56%) C++
7 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 2 (3.39%) VBScript
9 2 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) Degree
4 4 (6.78%) MCITP
4 4 (6.78%) MCTS
4 4 (6.78%) MCSE
5 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) VCP4
6 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.39%) MCP
6 2 (3.39%) MCSA
6 2 (3.39%) MCDBA
6 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.25%) GPFS
4 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.39%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) XenApp
6 2 (3.39%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (1.69%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (28.81%) SCCM
2 13 (22.03%) Tivoli
3 7 (11.86%) SCOM
4 6 (10.17%) SAP Afaria
4 6 (10.17%) Netcool
5 5 (8.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (3.39%) Puppet
6 2 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.39%) vMotion
6 2 (3.39%) MOM
6 2 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.69%) WSUS
7 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) VMware
2 30 (50.85%) HP
3 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
4 16 (27.12%) Veritas
5 15 (25.42%) Oracle
6 12 (20.34%) Citrix
7 11 (18.64%) 3PAR
8 9 (15.25%) IBM
9 8 (13.56%) EMC
10 7 (11.86%) Hitachi
10 7 (11.86%) Compaq
11 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.08%) Cisco
13 2 (3.39%) SAP
13 2 (3.39%) McAfee
13 2 (3.39%) Symantec
14 1 (1.69%) Altiris
14 1 (1.69%) Remedy
14 1 (1.69%) CA
14 1 (1.69%) Juniper