The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 278 300 263
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -37
Contract jobs citing Clustering 154 148 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 1.69% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 91 114
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
Clustering
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8213 8733 9254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.99% 37.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5761 6030 6326
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 161 211
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in London

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in London

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in London

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in London

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 34 £475 +11.76% 4
Canary Wharf - 4 £325 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 -
Hammersmith +4 1 £438 -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Harrow - 1 £488 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 141 (47.47%) Linux
2 133 (44.78%) Windows
3 100 (33.67%) High Availability
4 96 (32.32%) SQL Server
5 93 (31.31%) Microsoft
6 90 (30.30%) Active Directory
7 89 (29.97%) Unix
8 82 (27.61%) ITIL
9 80 (26.94%) Finance
10 72 (24.24%) SAN
11 70 (23.57%) VMware
12 69 (23.23%) Oracle
13 68 (22.90%) Python
14 67 (22.56%) DNS
15 65 (21.89%) SQL
15 65 (21.89%) Windows Server
16 62 (20.88%) Red Hat
17 61 (20.54%) Bash Shell
17 61 (20.54%) Puppet
18 58 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 58 (19.53%) HP
19 55 (18.52%) PowerShell
20 51 (17.17%) Perl
21 50 (16.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 50 (16.84%) Microsoft Clustering
22 48 (16.16%) Firewall
23 43 (14.48%) Replication
24 40 (13.47%) Data Centre
24 40 (13.47%) DevOps
25 39 (13.13%) Amazon AWS

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.10%) IIS
3 22 (7.41%) Apache
4 18 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (5.72%) WebSphere
6 15 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (4.71%) JBoss
7 14 (4.71%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (3.03%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.69%) Confluence
9 8 (2.69%) Skype for Business
10 7 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (2.02%) nginx
12 5 (1.68%) MediaWiki
13 4 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (1.01%) Apache Pig
14 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.01%) MQSeries
14 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) MS Office
2 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.04%) Faxination
1 12 (4.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.69%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.34%) Maximo
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.39%) Office 365
3 14 (4.71%) Mimecast
4 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.69%) IaaS
5 8 (2.69%) PaaS
6 7 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.36%) SaaS
7 5 (1.68%) GitHub
8 4 (1.35%) IBM PureFlex
9 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 72 (24.24%) SAN
2 67 (22.56%) DNS
3 48 (16.16%) Firewall
4 34 (11.45%) LDAP
5 31 (10.44%) LAN
5 31 (10.44%) WAN
6 27 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 22 (7.41%) DHCP
8 20 (6.73%) NAS
8 20 (6.73%) SSL
9 12 (4.04%) Internet
10 10 (3.37%) HTTP
11 8 (2.69%) SMTP
12 6 (2.02%) Network Security
12 6 (2.02%) VPN
13 5 (1.68%) FTP
13 5 (1.68%) IPsec
13 5 (1.68%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (32.32%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 28 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (8.08%) MySQL
6 17 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (3.37%) RDBMS
12 9 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.36%) Data Mining
13 7 (2.36%) GIS
13 7 (2.36%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 38 (12.79%) Jenkins
2 18 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.03%) JIRA
3 9 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.36%) Subversion
5 6 (2.02%) Artifactory
6 5 (1.68%) Hudson
7 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.01%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.01%) GoCD
8 3 (1.01%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.01%) NUnit
8 3 (1.01%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.67%) VisualVM
General
1 80 (26.94%) Finance
2 20 (6.73%) Financial Institution
3 19 (6.40%) Banking
4 13 (4.38%) Retail
5 11 (3.70%) Legal
6 9 (3.03%) Law
6 9 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.35%) Back Office
8 2 (0.67%) Advertising
8 2 (0.67%) French Language
8 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) International Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (20.54%) Administrator
2 56 (18.86%) DBA
3 30 (10.10%) Linux Engineer
4 29 (9.76%) SQL DBA
5 27 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 23 (7.74%) Consultant
6 23 (7.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (7.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 22 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (6.73%) SQL Server DBA
9 19 (6.40%) Linux Administrator
10 18 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
11 15 (5.05%) Automation Engineer
12 14 (4.71%) Architect
12 14 (4.71%) Developer
12 14 (4.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 13 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (4.04%) Unix Administrator
15 11 (3.70%) Project Manager
16 10 (3.37%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.09%) Middleware
2 21 (7.07%) HTML
3 13 (4.38%) .NET
4 11 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (3.37%) J2EE
6 9 (3.03%) Web Services
7 8 (2.69%) SOAP
8 7 (2.36%) JSON
8 7 (2.36%) WCF
9 6 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (2.02%) JMS
10 5 (1.68%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.68%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (1.68%) RESTful
10 5 (1.68%) XML
11 4 (1.35%) JDBC
11 4 (1.35%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (1.35%) LINQ
11 4 (1.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 4 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.48%) Replication
2 40 (13.47%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.07%) Public Cloud
4 20 (6.73%) Hedge funds
5 16 (5.39%) Blackberry
6 13 (4.38%) EMC VNX
7 12 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.04%) CLARiiON
8 11 (3.70%) Virtual Team
9 10 (3.37%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.68%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.68%) Wiki
12 4 (1.35%) BYOD
12 4 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (1.35%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.35%) HACMP
13 3 (1.01%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 141 (47.47%) Linux
2 133 (44.78%) Windows
3 89 (29.97%) Unix
4 65 (21.89%) Windows Server
5 50 (16.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (8.42%) Solaris
9 23 (7.74%) AIX
10 22 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (5.39%) CentOS
12 12 (4.04%) Android
12 12 (4.04%) Apple iOS
12 12 (4.04%) Windows Mobile
13 11 (3.70%) Ubuntu
14 7 (2.36%) SUSE
14 7 (2.36%) VMS
15 5 (1.68%) Debian
16 4 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (33.67%) High Availability
2 82 (27.61%) ITIL
3 40 (13.47%) DevOps
4 38 (12.79%) Migration
5 36 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (9.76%) Load Balancing
8 29 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
9 26 (8.75%) Service Delivery
10 23 (7.74%) ITIL V3
10 23 (7.74%) Patch Management
11 21 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (6.06%) SOA
13 16 (5.39%) Configuration Management
13 16 (5.39%) Service Management
14 14 (4.71%) Mentoring
15 13 (4.38%) Change Management
15 13 (4.38%) Problem Management
16 12 (4.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.90%) Python
2 65 (21.89%) SQL
3 61 (20.54%) Bash Shell
4 55 (18.52%) PowerShell
5 51 (17.17%) Perl
6 35 (11.78%) Ruby
7 17 (5.72%) Java
8 16 (5.39%) C
9 15 (5.05%) PHP
10 13 (4.38%) C#
10 13 (4.38%) Shell Script
11 12 (4.04%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.36%) VBA
13 4 (1.35%) Korn
13 4 (1.35%) XAML
14 3 (1.01%) Pig Latin
14 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.01%) VB
15 2 (0.67%) C++
15 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.05%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (3.70%) Degree
3 11 (3.70%) MCSE
3 11 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.37%) CCNA
4 10 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.69%) MCSA
5 8 (2.69%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.36%) MCITP
7 5 (1.68%) CCNP
7 5 (1.68%) OCP
8 4 (1.35%) IBM Certification
8 4 (1.35%) MCTS
9 3 (1.01%) MCDBA
9 3 (1.01%) MCDST
10 2 (0.67%) CCA
10 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.03%) QA
2 7 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.02%) SLA
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) ISO15022
4 2 (0.67%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.34%) MiFID
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 90 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 58 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.75%) Hyper-V
4 22 (7.41%) GFS2
4 22 (7.41%) GlusterFS
4 22 (7.41%) OCFS2
4 22 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (6.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 19 (6.40%) vSphere
6 11 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 10 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.03%) Samba
9 8 (2.69%) NFS
9 8 (2.69%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.36%) RHEV
10 7 (2.36%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (2.36%) XenApp
11 6 (2.02%) Docker
12 5 (1.68%) iptables
Systems Management
1 61 (20.54%) Puppet
2 50 (16.84%) Microsoft Clustering
3 34 (11.45%) Failover Clustering
4 23 (7.74%) Ansible
5 22 (7.41%) CFEngine
5 22 (7.41%) SELinux
6 16 (5.39%) SCCM
7 14 (4.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 12 (4.04%) NetBackup
9 10 (3.37%) Data Guard
9 10 (3.37%) Nagios
9 10 (3.37%) SCOM
10 9 (3.03%) OpenView
10 9 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
11 8 (2.69%) ServiceCenter
11 8 (2.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (2.69%) WSUS
12 7 (2.36%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (2.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 93 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 70 (23.57%) VMware
3 69 (23.23%) Oracle
4 62 (20.88%) Red Hat
5 58 (19.53%) HP
6 38 (12.79%) EMC
7 31 (10.44%) NetApp
8 30 (10.10%) IBM
9 25 (8.42%) Citrix
10 24 (8.08%) Symantec
11 23 (7.74%) Veritas
12 20 (6.73%) Cisco
13 17 (5.72%) Dell
14 14 (4.71%) MobileIron
14 14 (4.71%) TOWER Software
15 12 (4.04%) IronPort
15 12 (4.04%) RightFax
16 11 (3.70%) Postini
16 11 (3.70%) Proofpoint
17 9 (3.03%) Brocade
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