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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 336 252 249
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 90 181 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 2.15% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 114 123
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £42.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +41.81%
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
7714 8403 8731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.11% 37.12% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5351 5838 6186
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 149 203
Median hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -32 13 £431 +1.47% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £475 -
Canary Wharf -1 1 £363 +39.42%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 115 (44.23%) Linux
2 111 (42.69%) Windows
3 95 (36.54%) Microsoft
4 79 (30.38%) SAN
5 74 (28.46%) Unix
5 74 (28.46%) Finance
6 71 (27.31%) High Availability
7 70 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 68 (26.15%) Active Directory
8 68 (26.15%) VMware
9 67 (25.77%) HP
9 67 (25.77%) Windows Server
10 65 (25.00%) ITIL
11 62 (23.85%) Puppet
12 59 (22.69%) DNS
13 56 (21.54%) Red Hat
13 56 (21.54%) Microsoft Clustering
14 53 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 51 (19.62%) Python
15 51 (19.62%) SQL
15 51 (19.62%) PowerShell
16 50 (19.23%) Oracle
17 44 (16.92%) EMC
18 43 (16.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 40 (15.38%) Bash Shell
20 39 (15.00%) Data Centre
21 37 (14.23%) Firewall
21 37 (14.23%) Perl
22 35 (13.46%) IIS
22 35 (13.46%) NetApp

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 35 (13.46%) IIS
1 35 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.38%) Apache
3 20 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (5.38%) WebLogic
6 13 (5.00%) JBoss
7 11 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (3.85%) WebSphere
9 9 (3.46%) Skype for Business
10 8 (3.08%) Tomcat
11 6 (2.31%) Confluence
12 5 (1.92%) Apache Pig
12 5 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.54%) nginx
13 4 (1.54%) OpenStack
14 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (1.15%) IBM Domino
14 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
14 3 (1.15%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 29 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.62%) Faxination
1 12 (4.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.54%) Office 365
3 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.62%) Mimecast
5 11 (4.23%) IaaS
6 9 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (3.08%) PaaS
8 7 (2.69%) SaaS
9 6 (2.31%) GitHub
10 4 (1.54%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.38%) G Suite
13 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 79 (30.38%) SAN
2 59 (22.69%) DNS
3 37 (14.23%) Firewall
4 27 (10.38%) DHCP
5 21 (8.08%) NAS
6 18 (6.92%) LDAP
6 18 (6.92%) SSL
7 17 (6.54%) TCP/IP
8 14 (5.38%) LAN
9 11 (4.23%) WAN
10 8 (3.08%) HTTP
10 8 (3.08%) SMTP
11 5 (1.92%) Internet
11 5 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.92%) VPN
11 5 (1.92%) Wireless
12 4 (1.54%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.54%) Network Security
12 4 (1.54%) VLAN
12 4 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (8.08%) MySQL
5 17 (6.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (6.15%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 13 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (2.69%) Data Mining
12 7 (2.69%) GIS
12 7 (2.69%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (2.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (8.46%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.46%) JIRA
3 9 (3.46%) Subversion
3 9 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.54%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.15%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.15%) Gitweb
5 3 (1.15%) GoCD
5 3 (1.15%) Hudson
5 3 (1.15%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.15%) NUnit
5 3 (1.15%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.77%) MSI
6 2 (0.77%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
General
1 74 (28.46%) Finance
2 21 (8.08%) Banking
3 18 (6.92%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.62%) Law
5 10 (3.85%) Retail
5 10 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.08%) Legal
7 3 (1.15%) Publishing
8 2 (0.77%) Advertising
8 2 (0.77%) French Language
8 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (20.00%) Administrator
2 44 (16.92%) DBA
3 25 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (8.08%) SQL DBA
5 19 (7.31%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (6.92%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 18 (6.92%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (6.54%) Consultant
7 17 (6.54%) Oracle DBA
8 16 (6.15%) Developer
8 16 (6.15%) SQL Server DBA
9 15 (5.77%) Architect
9 15 (5.77%) Unix Administrator
10 14 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
11 13 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.46%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 8 (3.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.38%) Middleware
2 18 (6.92%) .NET
3 14 (5.38%) Web Services
4 10 (3.85%) J2EE
4 10 (3.85%) SOAP
5 9 (3.46%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.46%) HTML
5 9 (3.46%) JSON
6 8 (3.08%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (2.69%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (2.69%) REST
7 7 (2.69%) RESTful
7 7 (2.69%) WCF
8 6 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (2.31%) XML
9 5 (1.92%) JMS
9 5 (1.92%) MSMQ
10 4 (1.54%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.00%) Replication
3 17 (6.54%) Blackberry
4 15 (5.77%) Hedge funds
5 13 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.00%) EMC VNX
6 12 (4.62%) CLARiiON
7 11 (4.23%) Virtual Team
8 10 (3.85%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.08%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.69%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.54%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.54%) BYOD
12 4 (1.54%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (1.54%) Fintech
12 4 (1.54%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.54%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (1.15%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 115 (44.23%) Linux
2 111 (42.69%) Windows
3 74 (28.46%) Unix
4 67 (25.77%) Windows Server
5 43 (16.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (8.08%) Solaris
9 20 (7.69%) AIX
10 18 (6.92%) CentOS
11 16 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (4.62%) Android
12 12 (4.62%) Apple iOS
12 12 (4.62%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (3.85%) Ubuntu
14 9 (3.46%) SUSE
15 3 (1.15%) Debian
15 3 (1.15%) HPUX
15 3 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.31%) High Availability
2 65 (25.00%) ITIL
3 34 (13.08%) Migration
4 31 (11.92%) DevOps
5 29 (11.15%) Load Balancing
6 22 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 19 (7.31%) Patch Management
9 18 (6.92%) Configuration Management
9 18 (6.92%) SOA
10 17 (6.54%) Service Management
11 16 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.00%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.62%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
16 10 (3.85%) PRINCE2
16 10 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.62%) PowerShell
1 51 (19.62%) Python
1 51 (19.62%) SQL
2 40 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 37 (14.23%) Perl
4 31 (11.92%) Ruby
5 17 (6.54%) C#
6 16 (6.15%) C
6 16 (6.15%) Java
7 15 (5.77%) PHP
7 15 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.69%) VBA
9 6 (2.31%) VB
10 5 (1.92%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.54%) XAML
12 3 (1.15%) Pig Latin
13 2 (0.77%) Jython
13 2 (0.77%) Korn
13 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.38%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (7.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.38%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.85%) Degree
5 9 (3.46%) MCITP
5 9 (3.46%) MCSE
5 9 (3.46%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.08%) CCNA
6 8 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.54%) CCNP
8 4 (1.54%) IBM Certification
8 4 (1.54%) MCSA
8 4 (1.54%) OCP
9 3 (1.15%) MCDBA
9 3 (1.15%) MCDST
9 3 (1.15%) MCTS
9 3 (1.15%) RHCE
10 2 (0.77%) MCP
10 2 (0.77%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.46%) QA
3 6 (2.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 53 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.85%) Hyper-V
3 23 (8.85%) vSphere
4 21 (8.08%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (6.92%) GFS2
5 18 (6.92%) GlusterFS
5 18 (6.92%) OCFS2
6 16 (6.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 11 (4.23%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.85%) RHEV
9 9 (3.46%) Samba
10 8 (3.08%) NFS
10 8 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (2.69%) Terminal Services
11 7 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (2.31%) DFS Replication
12 6 (2.31%) Docker
13 4 (1.54%) XenApp
14 3 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (23.85%) Puppet
2 56 (21.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 26 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
4 18 (6.92%) CFEngine
4 18 (6.92%) SELinux
5 17 (6.54%) NetBackup
6 14 (5.38%) SCCM
6 14 (5.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 13 (5.00%) Nagios
7 13 (5.00%) OpenView
8 12 (4.62%) Ansible
8 12 (4.62%) Control-M
9 11 (4.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (3.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 10 (3.85%) SCOM
11 9 (3.46%) Data Guard
11 9 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (3.08%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (3.08%) ServiceCenter
13 7 (2.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 95 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 68 (26.15%) VMware
3 67 (25.77%) HP
4 56 (21.54%) Red Hat
5 50 (19.23%) Oracle
6 44 (16.92%) EMC
7 35 (13.46%) NetApp
8 26 (10.00%) Symantec
9 25 (9.62%) Cisco
10 24 (9.23%) Veritas
11 22 (8.46%) IBM
12 19 (7.31%) Citrix
13 14 (5.38%) Brocade
14 12 (4.62%) IronPort
14 12 (4.62%) MobileIron
14 12 (4.62%) RightFax
15 11 (4.23%) Dell
15 11 (4.23%) Postini
15 11 (4.23%) Proofpoint
16 10 (3.85%) 3PAR
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