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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 253 253 228
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing Clustering 160 161 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 1.85% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 131 110
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.83 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.25 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+48.46% +20.37%
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
7816 8719 8538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.38% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 6156 5921
Average daily rate £475 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 148 172
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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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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 +3 60 £415 -2.35% 11
Twickenham - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £180 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 1
Brentford - 1 £375 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 159 (49.38%) Windows
2 130 (40.37%) VMware
3 125 (38.82%) Linux
4 117 (36.34%) Microsoft
5 109 (33.85%) SQL Server
6 104 (32.30%) Active Directory
7 99 (30.75%) SQL
8 97 (30.12%) Finance
9 95 (29.50%) Oracle
10 84 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 83 (25.78%) DNS
12 79 (24.53%) SAN
13 70 (21.74%) Puppet
13 70 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 68 (21.12%) Firewall
14 68 (21.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 66 (20.50%) Red Hat
16 61 (18.94%) ITIL
17 58 (18.01%) Perl
18 56 (17.39%) Citrix
19 55 (17.08%) Windows Server 2003
20 54 (16.77%) Load Balancing
21 52 (16.15%) UNIX
22 51 (15.84%) MS Exchange
23 50 (15.53%) TCP/IP
24 49 (15.22%) Shell Script
24 49 (15.22%) HP
25 47 (14.60%) IIS
26 46 (14.29%) PowerShell
27 43 (13.35%) Ruby

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 51 (15.84%) MS Exchange
2 47 (14.60%) IIS
3 36 (11.18%) Lync
4 30 (9.32%) SharePoint
5 29 (9.01%) Apache
6 28 (8.70%) Tomcat
7 22 (6.83%) WebSphere
7 22 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (6.52%) WebLogic
9 20 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (5.28%) OpenStack
12 16 (4.97%) Office Communications Server
13 15 (4.66%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 11 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (3.42%) Apache Solr
17 10 (3.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (3.11%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.35%) MS Office
3 5 (1.55%) MS Project
4 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (5.28%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (3.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.62%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.52%) PaaS
2 21 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.28%) Office 365
4 15 (4.66%) Heroku
4 15 (4.66%) Engine Yard
5 10 (3.11%) IaaS
6 9 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.55%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.93%) SaaS
10 2 (0.62%) GitHub
11 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 83 (25.78%) DNS
2 79 (24.53%) SAN
3 68 (21.12%) Firewall
4 50 (15.53%) TCP/IP
5 40 (12.42%) LDAP
6 39 (12.11%) VLAN
7 30 (9.32%) NAS
8 25 (7.76%) VPN
9 20 (6.21%) LAN
10 19 (5.90%) WAN
11 18 (5.59%) DHCP
11 18 (5.59%) SSL
12 10 (3.11%) iSCSI
12 10 (3.11%) HTTP
13 9 (2.80%) Internet
13 9 (2.80%) MPLS
13 9 (2.80%) VoIP
14 8 (2.48%) Unified Communications
14 8 (2.48%) VPLS
14 8 (2.48%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (33.85%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.80%) Relational Database
3 37 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (11.18%) MySQL
5 33 (10.25%) RDBMS
6 30 (9.32%) NoSQL
7 29 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (8.70%) Oracle Database
8 28 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (8.39%) MongoDB
10 24 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (6.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (5.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (3.73%) Oracle BI EE
17 9 (2.80%) Hadoop
17 9 (2.80%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 29 (9.01%) Jenkins
2 24 (7.45%) Subversion
3 11 (3.42%) JIRA
4 10 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.80%) Introscope
6 8 (2.48%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.48%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.93%) ERwin
7 3 (0.93%) Maven
7 3 (0.93%) Hudson
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.31%) Ant
9 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.31%) NUnit
9 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.31%) GitLab
General
1 97 (30.12%) Finance
2 33 (10.25%) Banking
3 15 (4.66%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.80%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.48%) Legal
6 7 (2.17%) Law
6 7 (2.17%) Back Office
7 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.55%) Billing
8 4 (1.24%) Private Banking
8 4 (1.24%) Retail
8 4 (1.24%) Publishing
8 4 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.93%) Games
10 2 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (15.53%) DBA
2 43 (13.35%) Administrator
3 35 (10.87%) Architect
4 32 (9.94%) SQL DBA
4 32 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (9.01%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (8.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (6.21%) Developer
8 19 (5.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.90%) Consultant
9 16 (4.97%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.66%) SQL Server DBA
11 12 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (3.73%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 11 (3.42%) Analyst
13 10 (3.11%) Linux Administrator
13 10 (3.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.11%) Server Administrator
14 9 (2.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.80%) .NET
2 25 (7.76%) Middleware
3 24 (7.45%) Web Services
4 21 (6.52%) MCollective
5 15 (4.66%) Java EE
6 11 (3.42%) J2EE
7 10 (3.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (1.86%) XML
9 5 (1.55%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.55%) HTML
9 5 (1.55%) CSS
9 5 (1.55%) JMS
9 5 (1.55%) Spring
9 5 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.55%) REST
10 4 (1.24%) libvirt
10 4 (1.24%) RESTful
10 4 (1.24%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (1.24%) MDX
10 4 (1.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.70%) Replication
2 22 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.52%) Device Driver
4 17 (5.28%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.66%) PKI
6 14 (4.35%) Hedge funds
7 13 (4.04%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.73%) Blackberry
9 10 (3.11%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.55%) Wiki
10 5 (1.55%) Open Source
10 5 (1.55%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.24%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.24%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.24%) HACMP
11 4 (1.24%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.93%) Symmetrix DMX
12 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 159 (49.38%) Windows
2 125 (38.82%) Linux
3 70 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (21.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (17.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (16.15%) UNIX
7 43 (13.35%) Solaris
8 30 (9.32%) Ubuntu
9 26 (8.07%) CentOS
10 25 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (5.59%) AIX
12 17 (5.28%) SUSE
13 13 (4.04%) Windows 7
14 11 (3.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 10 (3.11%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (2.48%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (1.86%) Debian
18 4 (1.24%) HPUX
19 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.94%) ITIL
2 54 (16.77%) Load Balancing
3 42 (13.04%) Migration
3 42 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 36 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (10.25%) DevOps
6 31 (9.63%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (8.39%) Capacity Planning
8 26 (8.07%) High Availability
9 22 (6.83%) Project Management
10 21 (6.52%) Release Management
11 20 (6.21%) SOA
11 20 (6.21%) Change Management
12 17 (5.28%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (4.97%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (4.35%) ETL
14 14 (4.35%) Service Delivery
15 12 (3.73%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 99 (30.75%) SQL
2 58 (18.01%) Perl
3 49 (15.22%) Shell Script
4 46 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 43 (13.35%) Ruby
5 43 (13.35%) Python
6 39 (12.11%) Java
7 32 (9.94%) Bash Shell
8 22 (6.83%) Korn
9 17 (5.28%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.17%) VBScript
10 7 (2.17%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.86%) C
11 6 (1.86%) C#
11 6 (1.86%) PHP
12 4 (1.24%) Scala
13 3 (0.93%) R
14 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.62%) VB
14 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.90%) Degree
3 16 (4.97%) MCSE
4 9 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.86%) MCITP
6 6 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.55%) VCP5
8 4 (1.24%) CCNA
9 3 (0.93%) RHCE
9 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.62%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.62%) CCNP
10 2 (0.62%) MCP
11 1 (0.31%) MCSA
11 1 (0.31%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.90%) QA
2 4 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.62%) WAI
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (32.30%) Active Directory
2 84 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (13.35%) vSphere
4 40 (12.42%) Hyper-V
5 32 (9.94%) XenApp
6 23 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
6 23 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 21 (6.52%) VMware ESX
8 14 (4.35%) NFS
9 9 (2.80%) VMware Server
10 7 (2.17%) Sendmail
11 6 (1.86%) GlusterFS
11 6 (1.86%) GFS2
11 6 (1.86%) OCFS2
11 6 (1.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (1.86%) Postfix
12 5 (1.55%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.55%) KVM
12 5 (1.55%) Docker
13 4 (1.24%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 70 (21.74%) Puppet
2 24 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.83%) Nagios
3 22 (6.83%) Cobbler
4 16 (4.97%) Data Guard
5 15 (4.66%) SCCM
6 13 (4.04%) collectd
7 11 (3.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 10 (3.11%) SCOM
9 9 (2.80%) CA Wily
10 6 (1.86%) SELinux
10 6 (1.86%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.86%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.55%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.55%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (1.24%) HP SIM
12 4 (1.24%) vMotion
12 4 (1.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 130 (40.37%) VMware
2 117 (36.34%) Microsoft
3 95 (29.50%) Oracle
4 66 (20.50%) Red Hat
5 56 (17.39%) Citrix
6 49 (15.22%) HP
7 34 (10.56%) Cisco
8 32 (9.94%) IBM
9 21 (6.52%) Veritas
10 18 (5.59%) NetApp
10 18 (5.59%) EMC
11 14 (4.35%) 3PAR
12 13 (4.04%) Dell
13 12 (3.73%) F5
14 11 (3.42%) Remedy
15 9 (2.80%) Adobe
15 9 (2.80%) Sun
15 9 (2.80%) SAP
16 8 (2.48%) Bloomberg
17 6 (1.86%) Symantec
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FRAGOMEN
Rate: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 19 days ago