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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 88 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 34 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.60% 1.22% 1.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.10% 4.29% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 17
Average daily rate
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£394 £313 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -2.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £409 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
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 £23.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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
667 583 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.34% 28.52% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 349 276
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 34 24
Average hourly rate £22.83 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.75% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £16.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.08 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Southampton +3 10 £325 -27.77% 1
Basingstoke -5 8 £335 +1.51%
Havant +2 7 £413 +33.06%
Hook - 2 - -
Farnborough -2 1 £475 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (59.70%) Windows
1 40 (59.70%) VMware
2 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (40.30%) SQL
4 26 (38.81%) Linux
5 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
7 21 (31.34%) SAN
7 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (28.36%) HP
9 17 (25.37%) Oracle
9 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (23.88%) Server Building
11 15 (22.39%) SCCM
11 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.90%) AIX
12 14 (20.90%) Veritas
13 12 (17.91%) Solaris
13 12 (17.91%) Java
13 12 (17.91%) Citrix
14 11 (16.42%) Client/Server
14 11 (16.42%) Tivoli
14 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
15 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
15 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
15 10 (14.93%) UNIX
15 10 (14.93%) Korn
15 10 (14.93%) VMware ESX

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.46%) IIS
3 5 (7.46%) JBoss
3 5 (7.46%) Lync
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.97%) MediaWiki
4 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.99%) Liferay
6 2 (2.99%) Apache
7 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) SAN
2 6 (8.96%) IPsec
2 6 (8.96%) NAS
2 6 (8.96%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (7.46%) Firewall
3 5 (7.46%) DNS
4 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.99%) LAN
5 2 (2.99%) DHCP
5 2 (2.99%) X.509
5 2 (2.99%) Internet
5 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.99%) FCoE
6 1 (1.49%) Extranet
6 1 (1.49%) RTP
6 1 (1.49%) DMZ
6 1 (1.49%) Intranet
6 1 (1.49%) VLAN
6 1 (1.49%) HTTP
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.99%) MySQL
7 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.99%) DB2
8 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.99%) WinRunner
2 2 (2.99%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (14.93%) DBA
2 7 (10.45%) Administrator
2 7 (10.45%) Server Engineer
2 7 (10.45%) Analyst
2 7 (10.45%) SQL DBA
2 7 (10.45%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Server Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (4.48%) Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) LAMP
2 2 (2.99%) WSDL
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) SOAP
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) XML
2 2 (2.99%) RESTful
2 2 (2.99%) HTML5
2 2 (2.99%) REST
3 1 (1.49%) JMS
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Client/Server
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Replication
4 5 (7.46%) HACMP
4 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.99%) PDA
7 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) DataPower
7 1 (1.49%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 26 (38.81%) Linux
3 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (20.90%) AIX
7 12 (17.91%) Solaris
8 10 (14.93%) UNIX
9 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (7.46%) NetWare
10 5 (7.46%) HPUX
11 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Server Building
2 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (11.94%) Migration
5 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) Software Distribution
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.96%) CRM
7 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.46%) Change Control
8 4 (5.97%) DevOps
8 4 (5.97%) Scrum
9 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.48%) Change Management
9 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.48%) Patch Management
10 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.99%) B2B
10 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) SQL
2 12 (17.91%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
4 10 (14.93%) Korn
5 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.46%) VBScript
7 5 (7.46%) C
7 5 (7.46%) C++
7 5 (7.46%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) PHP5
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) Degree
3 7 (10.45%) MCSE
4 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.97%) MCTS
4 4 (5.97%) MCITP
4 4 (5.97%) VCP4
5 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) MCP
6 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.99%) MCSA
6 2 (2.99%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.49%) CCIE
7 1 (1.49%) CCNP
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.49%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
2 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.93%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.96%) GPFS
5 5 (7.46%) vSphere
6 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.99%) XenApp
7 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.99%) vCloud
7 2 (2.99%) Docker
8 1 (1.49%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) SCCM
2 11 (16.42%) Tivoli
3 7 (10.45%) Netcool
3 7 (10.45%) SCOM
4 6 (8.96%) SAP Afaria
4 6 (8.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (5.97%) vMotion
5 4 (5.97%) Puppet
5 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.48%) LiteSpeed
7 2 (2.99%) WSUS
7 2 (2.99%) MOM
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) VMware
2 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (28.36%) HP
4 17 (25.37%) Oracle
5 14 (20.90%) Veritas
6 12 (17.91%) Citrix
7 7 (10.45%) Red Hat
7 7 (10.45%) IBM
7 7 (10.45%) 3PAR
8 5 (7.46%) EMC
9 4 (5.97%) Compaq
9 4 (5.97%) Cisco
9 4 (5.97%) Hitachi
10 2 (2.99%) CommVault
10 2 (2.99%) Symantec
10 2 (2.99%) SAP
10 2 (2.99%) McAfee
11 1 (1.49%) Altiris
11 1 (1.49%) Brocade
11 1 (1.49%) Intel