The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 57 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.95% 2.37% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 7.33% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £349
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+30.83% +20.00%
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
185 232 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.32% 32.40% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 111 66
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £37.50 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Hertfordshire region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Hertfordshire region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford +4 2 £394 +43.18%
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Clustering
East of England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (50.00%) Oracle
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) IIS
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
4 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Java EE
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) OWASP
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
4 4 (28.57%) Struts2
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (35.71%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Java Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) Java EE
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) Struts2
2 4 (28.57%) JMS
2 4 (28.57%) Struts
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) CentOS
4 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 2 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) OWASP
1 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) Korn
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) vCloud
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Acronis
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
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