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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 104 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 19 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.89% 1.67% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 5.49% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 17
Average daily rate
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£335 £310 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £359 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £346 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.69% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -10.00%
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
649 637 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.24% 30.46% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 376 273
Average daily rate £380 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 48 20
Average hourly rate £23.29 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.50 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.50 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Basingstoke 0 7 £335 +1.51%
Southampton +3 6 £325 -27.77%
Hook +6 1 - -
Winchester -19 1 - - 1
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (60.00%) VMware
2 28 (56.00%) Windows
3 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (42.00%) Linux
5 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
8 14 (28.00%) Oracle
8 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.00%) SAN
9 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (22.00%) SCCM
12 10 (20.00%) Server Building
13 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (18.00%) AIX
13 9 (18.00%) HP
13 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
14 8 (16.00%) UNIX
14 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
14 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
14 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
14 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
14 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (14.00%) SCOM
15 7 (14.00%) PowerShell

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 5 (10.00%) JBoss
2 5 (10.00%) Lync
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) MediaWiki
3 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) Liferay
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) SAN
2 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) IPsec
3 4 (8.00%) NAS
4 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.00%) DHCP
5 2 (4.00%) FCoE
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) Extranet
6 1 (2.00%) RTP
6 1 (2.00%) DMZ
6 1 (2.00%) Intranet
6 1 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.00%) MySQL
8 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.00%) DB2
9 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) DBA
2 7 (14.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) SQL DBA
3 6 (12.00%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Server Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) LAMP
2 2 (4.00%) WSDL
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) SOAP
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) RESTful
2 2 (4.00%) HTML5
2 2 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) JMS
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.00%) Replication
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) HACMP
4 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.00%) DataPower
5 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (56.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (18.00%) AIX
7 8 (16.00%) UNIX
7 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (14.00%) Solaris
9 2 (4.00%) HPUX
9 2 (4.00%) NetWare
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Server Building
2 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.00%) CRM
4 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Software Distribution
6 4 (8.00%) DevOps
6 4 (8.00%) Scrum
7 3 (6.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.00%) BDD
8 2 (4.00%) High Availability
8 2 (4.00%) B2B
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (14.00%) Korn
3 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.00%) Java
5 5 (10.00%) VBScript
6 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.00%) PHP5
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) Perl
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) VCP4
5 2 (4.00%) MCP
5 2 (4.00%) MCTS
5 2 (4.00%) MCITP
5 2 (4.00%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.00%) CCIE
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.00%) IBM Certification
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.00%) vSphere
5 3 (6.00%) GPFS
6 2 (4.00%) vCloud
6 2 (4.00%) Docker
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.00%) PowerHA
7 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
2 7 (14.00%) SCOM
3 6 (12.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (8.00%) Netcool
4 4 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (8.00%) Puppet
4 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.00%) vMotion
5 3 (6.00%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (4.00%) WSUS
6 2 (4.00%) MOM
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) VMware
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) Oracle
4 9 (18.00%) HP
5 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.00%) Citrix
6 7 (14.00%) Veritas
7 5 (10.00%) 3PAR
8 4 (8.00%) IBM
9 3 (6.00%) Cisco
10 2 (4.00%) SAP
10 2 (4.00%) EMC
10 2 (4.00%) CommVault
11 1 (2.00%) Hitachi
11 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.00%) Symantec
11 1 (2.00%) Remedy
11 1 (2.00%) Intel
11 1 (2.00%) Compaq