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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 237 234 230
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 168 194 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.81% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 2.17% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 124 99
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£425 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.59% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +210.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £28.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +64.28%
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
7983 8940 7808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.92% 37.22% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5725 6216 5421
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 161 199
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
City of London -4 36 £400 +1.26% 17
Bromley +6 3 £365 -2.66%
Brentford -4 2 £534 +18.94%
Greenwich +7 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 173 (47.66%) Windows
2 140 (38.57%) VMware
3 130 (35.81%) SQL
4 127 (34.99%) Linux
5 121 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 120 (33.06%) DNS
6 120 (33.06%) Active Directory
7 115 (31.68%) Microsoft
8 103 (28.37%) Oracle
9 101 (27.82%) Finance
10 93 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 80 (22.04%) UNIX
11 80 (22.04%) SAN
12 79 (21.76%) HP
12 79 (21.76%) Replication
13 73 (20.11%) Firewall
14 72 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 71 (19.56%) Puppet
16 70 (19.28%) MS Exchange
17 62 (17.08%) Red Hat
18 61 (16.80%) Perl
19 60 (16.53%) IBM
20 58 (15.98%) Python
20 58 (15.98%) Citrix
21 57 (15.70%) Hyper-V
22 55 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
23 54 (14.88%) DHCP
23 54 (14.88%) Ruby
24 52 (14.33%) SharePoint
24 52 (14.33%) Cisco

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 70 (19.28%) MS Exchange
2 52 (14.33%) SharePoint
3 44 (12.12%) IIS
4 43 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (10.19%) WebSphere
6 35 (9.64%) WebLogic
7 30 (8.26%) Lync
8 18 (4.96%) Apache
9 17 (4.68%) Tomcat
10 16 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (4.13%) Office Communications Server
12 13 (3.58%) OpenStack
12 13 (3.58%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (2.20%) Adobe CQ
16 8 (2.20%) nginx
17 6 (1.65%) Apache Solr
17 6 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.41%) MS Office
3 7 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.65%) SPSS
4 6 (1.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.55%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (4.68%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.54%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (6.61%) PaaS
4 23 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (4.13%) Office 365
6 11 (3.03%) Heroku
6 11 (3.03%) Engine Yard
7 10 (2.75%) IaaS
8 4 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.83%) GitHub
10 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.55%) SaaS
11 1 (0.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 120 (33.06%) DNS
2 80 (22.04%) SAN
3 73 (20.11%) Firewall
4 54 (14.88%) DHCP
5 37 (10.19%) VPN
6 36 (9.92%) VLAN
7 35 (9.64%) TCP/IP
8 24 (6.61%) Fibre Channel
9 22 (6.06%) iSCSI
9 22 (6.06%) SSL
9 22 (6.06%) LDAP
9 22 (6.06%) LAN
10 20 (5.51%) NAS
11 17 (4.68%) HTTP
12 16 (4.41%) Wireless
12 16 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (4.13%) Internet
14 13 (3.58%) MPLS
14 13 (3.58%) PBX
14 13 (3.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 50 (13.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (12.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (10.74%) MySQL
5 37 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (9.64%) Relational Database
7 30 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (8.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (7.99%) RDBMS
8 29 (7.99%) Oracle Exadata
9 26 (7.16%) Oracle Database
10 25 (6.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (6.06%) NoSQL
12 18 (4.96%) MongoDB
13 17 (4.68%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (3.31%) Hadoop
16 11 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (3.03%) Data Mining
16 11 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (4.96%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.41%) JIRA
3 13 (3.58%) Subversion
4 10 (2.75%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.93%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.10%) Maven
7 3 (0.83%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.55%) ERwin
9 1 (0.28%) MSI
9 1 (0.28%) NUnit
9 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.28%) MSTest
9 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.28%) WiX
9 1 (0.28%) Juju
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.28%) GitLab
General
1 101 (27.82%) Finance
2 47 (12.95%) Banking
3 17 (4.68%) Financial Institution
4 13 (3.58%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.03%) Law
6 9 (2.48%) Legal
7 6 (1.65%) Retail
8 5 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.10%) Games
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) International Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 64 (17.63%) DBA
2 57 (15.70%) Administrator
3 48 (13.22%) SQL DBA
4 34 (9.37%) Architect
5 30 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (6.61%) Analyst
6 24 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
8 19 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 18 (4.96%) Developer
10 16 (4.41%) Oracle DBA
10 16 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
11 14 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.31%) SQL Server DBA
13 11 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (3.03%) Server Administrator
13 11 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
13 11 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 10 (2.75%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 29 (7.99%) Middleware
3 26 (7.16%) .NET
4 22 (6.06%) Web Services
5 12 (3.31%) MCollective
6 11 (3.03%) HTML
6 11 (3.03%) CSS
7 9 (2.48%) Application Packaging
8 6 (1.65%) Ajax
8 6 (1.65%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.65%) XML
9 5 (1.38%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.38%) Spring
9 5 (1.38%) REST
10 4 (1.10%) jQuery
10 4 (1.10%) JSON
10 4 (1.10%) HTML5
10 4 (1.10%) libvirt
10 4 (1.10%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.10%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (21.76%) Replication
2 32 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.41%) Hedge funds
3 16 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.58%) Open Source
5 12 (3.31%) Device Driver
6 11 (3.03%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.75%) CESG
8 6 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.38%) Wiki
9 5 (1.38%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.38%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (1.10%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.83%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.83%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 173 (47.66%) Windows
2 127 (34.99%) Linux
3 80 (22.04%) UNIX
4 72 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (7.71%) Solaris
9 22 (6.06%) Ubuntu
10 20 (5.51%) Oracle Linux
11 19 (5.23%) CentOS
12 15 (4.13%) SUSE
13 14 (3.86%) Windows 7
14 11 (3.03%) AIX
15 10 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (2.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (1.93%) Debian
18 6 (1.65%) HPUX
19 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000
20 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (13.77%) ITIL
2 46 (12.67%) Performance Tuning
3 45 (12.40%) High Availability
4 42 (11.57%) Migration
5 41 (11.29%) Load Balancing
5 41 (11.29%) DevOps
6 36 (9.92%) SOA
7 33 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 26 (7.16%) Capacity Planning
9 24 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (6.34%) Performance Monitoring
11 21 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (5.23%) Project Management
13 18 (4.96%) Release Management
14 17 (4.68%) Service Delivery
14 17 (4.68%) Change Management
15 15 (4.13%) Capacity Management
16 14 (3.86%) ETL
16 14 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (3.58%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 130 (35.81%) SQL
2 61 (16.80%) Perl
3 58 (15.98%) Python
4 54 (14.88%) Ruby
5 51 (14.05%) Bash Shell
6 47 (12.95%) PowerShell
7 43 (11.85%) Shell Script
8 36 (9.92%) T-SQL
9 19 (5.23%) Java
10 17 (4.68%) VBScript
11 16 (4.41%) C#
12 15 (4.13%) VB
12 15 (4.13%) Korn
13 12 (3.31%) PHP
13 12 (3.31%) C
14 9 (2.48%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.20%) JavaScript
16 4 (1.10%) C++
17 3 (0.83%) JCL
18 2 (0.55%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 27 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.96%) MCSE
4 17 (4.68%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.58%) MCITP
5 13 (3.58%) Degree
5 13 (3.58%) CCNA
5 13 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.48%) RHCE
6 9 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.65%) RHCT
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.10%) NCDA
9 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.55%) MCP
10 2 (0.55%) PMP
10 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.55%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.58%) QA
2 6 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (33.06%) Active Directory
2 93 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (15.70%) Hyper-V
4 51 (14.05%) VMware ESX
5 49 (13.50%) Oracle RAC
6 45 (12.40%) vSphere
7 36 (9.92%) XenApp
8 24 (6.61%) NFS
9 18 (4.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 16 (4.41%) vCloud
11 13 (3.58%) XenDesktop
12 11 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (2.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 8 (2.20%) Postfix
14 8 (2.20%) Sendmail
15 5 (1.38%) XenServer
15 5 (1.38%) Docker
15 5 (1.38%) VMware Server
15 5 (1.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (19.56%) Puppet
2 41 (11.29%) SCCM
3 28 (7.71%) SELinux
4 26 (7.16%) SCOM
5 21 (5.79%) Nagios
6 20 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (4.41%) Data Guard
8 15 (4.13%) Cobbler
9 14 (3.86%) HP SIM
10 13 (3.58%) BMC PATROL
10 13 (3.58%) SCOrch
11 12 (3.31%) Backup Exec
12 10 (2.75%) MIMEsweeper
12 10 (2.75%) MAILsweeper
13 9 (2.48%) Control-M
13 9 (2.48%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 9 (2.48%) collectd
14 8 (2.20%) Tivoli
14 8 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 140 (38.57%) VMware
2 115 (31.68%) Microsoft
3 103 (28.37%) Oracle
4 79 (21.76%) HP
5 62 (17.08%) Red Hat
6 60 (16.53%) IBM
7 58 (15.98%) Citrix
8 52 (14.33%) Cisco
9 28 (7.71%) EMC
10 21 (5.79%) Dell
11 19 (5.23%) NetApp
11 19 (5.23%) Veritas
12 18 (4.96%) Remedy
13 16 (4.41%) Symantec
14 15 (4.13%) BMC
14 15 (4.13%) Sybase
15 13 (3.58%) Sun
15 13 (3.58%) CheckPoint
16 12 (3.31%) Sophos
17 11 (3.03%) Tableau
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