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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 89 90 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Clustering 34 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.52% 1.13% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.34% 4.14% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 2
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£325 £380 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £277 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £429 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+35.38% +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
637 556 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.39% 27.42% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 342 279
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £240 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 50
Average hourly rate £22.50 £41.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £21.54 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +3 10 £381 +1.66% 2
Winchester -9 5 £375 -2.59% 2
Southampton -8 4 £275 -
Portsmouth -3 3 £275 -8.33%
Basingstoke +3 2 £294 - 2
Farnborough - 2 £294 -
Hook - 2 £360 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (74.07%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) HP
3 29 (53.70%) SAN
4 25 (46.30%) VMware
5 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (35.19%) SQL
8 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (31.48%) Linux
10 16 (29.63%) AIX
10 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
10 16 (29.63%) Migration
11 14 (25.93%) Veritas
11 14 (25.93%) 3PAR
12 13 (24.07%) Korn
13 12 (22.22%) IBM
13 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (20.37%) SCCM
14 11 (20.37%) Change Control
14 11 (20.37%) GPFS
14 11 (20.37%) Tivoli
14 11 (20.37%) Java
14 11 (20.37%) Solaris
15 10 (18.52%) UNIX
15 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
15 10 (18.52%) Citrix
16 9 (16.67%) EMC
16 9 (16.67%) C
16 9 (16.67%) Oracle
16 9 (16.67%) SQL Server

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (53.70%) SAN
2 7 (12.96%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (9.26%) Firewall
4 3 (5.56%) NAS
4 3 (5.56%) IPsec
4 3 (5.56%) SMTP
4 3 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) X.509
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.85%) RTP
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
6 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) WinRunner
1 2 (3.70%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Administrator
3 7 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.70%) AIX Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) AIX Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) HACMP
2 7 (12.96%) Client/Server
3 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.70%) PDA
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (31.48%) Linux
5 16 (29.63%) AIX
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (20.37%) Solaris
8 10 (18.52%) UNIX
9 8 (14.81%) HPUX
9 8 (14.81%) NetWare
10 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.85%) Android
12 1 (1.85%) CentOS
12 1 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Migration
2 11 (20.37%) Change Control
3 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.26%) ITIL
7 4 (7.41%) Change Management
7 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.41%) Network Management
8 3 (5.56%) Software Distribution
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.70%) Validation
9 2 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) Korn
3 11 (20.37%) Java
4 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
5 9 (16.67%) C
6 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 8 (14.81%) C++
6 8 (14.81%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) MCTS
3 4 (7.41%) MCITP
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) MCP
4 2 (3.70%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) MCSA
4 2 (3.70%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) GPFS
3 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.41%) PowerHA
5 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) SCCM
1 11 (20.37%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.41%) Netcool
2 4 (7.41%) SAP Afaria
3 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.56%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) HP
2 25 (46.30%) VMware
3 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.93%) Veritas
4 14 (25.93%) 3PAR
5 12 (22.22%) IBM
6 10 (18.52%) Citrix
7 9 (16.67%) EMC
7 9 (16.67%) Oracle
8 7 (12.96%) Compaq
8 7 (12.96%) Hitachi
9 5 (9.26%) Symantec
10 3 (5.56%) Brocade
10 3 (5.56%) Altiris
10 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.56%) CA
10 3 (5.56%) Cisco
11 2 (3.70%) Remedy
11 2 (3.70%) McAfee
12 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint