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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 63 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.30% 3.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 1.15% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Clustering
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
272 174 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.47% 25.78% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 89 107
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £162 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 7 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £13.40 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £37.20 £50.00
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 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 4 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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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
Welwyn Garden City -4 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 - -
Clustering
East of England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Struts
4 5 (27.78%) JMS
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) Struts2
4 5 (27.78%) OWASP
4 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 5 (27.78%) Java EE

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 3 (16.67%) Internet
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
5 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Java Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Architect
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) JMS
2 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
2 5 (27.78%) Spring
2 5 (27.78%) Java EE
2 5 (27.78%) RESTful
2 5 (27.78%) Struts2
2 5 (27.78%) Struts
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) HACMP
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) OWASP
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Office Automation
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Veritas
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos