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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 86 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 32 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.54% 1.53% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.31% 6.21% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 22
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£313 £346 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £299 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £463 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +40.24%
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
603 419 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.10% 24.69% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 242 303
Average daily rate £355 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 13 47
Average hourly rate £21.75 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £16.58 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Basingstoke +19 6 £325 - 1
Farnborough -2 5 - -
Portsmouth - 5 £260 - 1
Havant +2 3 £400 +25.00% 1
Winchester +2 2 - - 2
Southampton -13 1 £349 +5.60% 1
Fareham - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) VMware
3 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
5 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (29.82%) HP
7 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
7 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
8 16 (28.07%) Citrix
8 16 (28.07%) SAN
8 16 (28.07%) VMware ESX
9 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
11 13 (22.81%) Linux
11 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
12 12 (21.05%) SCCM
12 12 (21.05%) SCOM
12 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (21.05%) IIS
12 12 (21.05%) Veritas
13 11 (19.30%) Sophos
13 11 (19.30%) SQL
13 11 (19.30%) SAP Afaria
14 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (17.54%) Windows 2000
14 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (17.54%) Symantec
15 9 (15.79%) MOM

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (24.56%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.05%) IIS
3 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.77%) Lync
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Maximo
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) SAN
2 8 (14.04%) Firewall
3 7 (12.28%) Internet
3 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.53%) DNS
4 6 (10.53%) DHCP
5 5 (8.77%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.26%) NAS
6 3 (5.26%) LAN
6 3 (5.26%) SMTP
7 2 (3.51%) IPsec
7 2 (3.51%) FCoE
7 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.75%) MySQL
8 1 (1.75%) OLTP
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.75%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Back Office
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Administrator
2 11 (19.30%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Server Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) DBA
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) webMethods Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Wintel Specialist
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Server Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Server Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 3 (5.26%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.81%) Linux
5 10 (17.54%) Windows 2000
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.28%) UNIX
6 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.53%) AIX
7 6 (10.53%) HPUX
7 6 (10.53%) Solaris
8 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.26%) NetWare
10 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.26%) Network Management
5 3 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.51%) CRM
6 2 (3.51%) ERP
6 2 (3.51%) Validation
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Customer Insight
6 2 (3.51%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.75%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) Perl
2 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.77%) VBScript
3 5 (8.77%) VB
3 5 (8.77%) C
4 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.02%) Korn
4 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.26%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) C++
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) MCTS
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
1 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.07%) VMware ESX
3 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.77%) XenApp
4 5 (8.77%) vSphere
4 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.77%) vCloud
5 3 (5.26%) GPFS
5 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) SCCM
1 12 (21.05%) SCOM
2 11 (19.30%) SAP Afaria
3 9 (15.79%) MOM
3 9 (15.79%) Tivoli
4 7 (12.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (10.53%) NetBackup
5 6 (10.53%) HP SIM
6 5 (8.77%) Backup Exec
7 3 (5.26%) ARCserve
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (3.51%) Netcool
8 2 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) VMware
2 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.82%) HP
4 16 (28.07%) Citrix
5 12 (21.05%) Veritas
6 11 (19.30%) Sophos
7 10 (17.54%) Symantec
8 8 (14.04%) Altiris
9 7 (12.28%) Oracle
10 6 (10.53%) EMC
10 6 (10.53%) IBM
10 6 (10.53%) Qualys
11 5 (8.77%) Acronis
12 4 (7.02%) Hitachi
12 4 (7.02%) Compaq
13 3 (5.26%) SAP
13 3 (5.26%) Cisco
13 3 (5.26%) CA
13 3 (5.26%) 3PAR
14 2 (3.51%) Brocade