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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 300 287 265
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing Clustering 142 148 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 1.73% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 88 96
Median daily rate £415 £381 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.85% -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £22.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -49.67%
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
7909 8544 8845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.79% 36.45% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5606 5993 6053
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 150 155
Median hourly rate £19.23 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £52.17 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -2 29 £475 +20.63% 9
Hounslow - 5 £415 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 133 (48.01%) Windows
2 112 (40.43%) Linux
3 100 (36.10%) SQL Server
4 96 (34.66%) Finance
5 89 (32.13%) Microsoft
5 89 (32.13%) High Availability
6 79 (28.52%) Active Directory
7 76 (27.44%) SQL
8 74 (26.71%) Unix
9 71 (25.63%) VMware
10 67 (24.19%) Windows Server
11 64 (23.10%) Replication
12 61 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 59 (21.30%) Python
14 58 (20.94%) ITIL
15 57 (20.58%) SAN
16 56 (20.22%) Oracle
17 54 (19.49%) Microsoft Clustering
18 51 (18.41%) DNS
19 50 (18.05%) Perl
20 47 (16.97%) Red Hat
20 47 (16.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 47 (16.97%) Puppet
21 46 (16.61%) HP
22 44 (15.88%) PowerShell
23 43 (15.52%) Firewall
24 42 (15.16%) Migration
24 42 (15.16%) SQL Server 2012
24 42 (15.16%) Data Centre
25 40 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery

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 26 (9.39%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.14%) IIS
3 16 (5.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (5.42%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.97%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.25%) Apache
7 8 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (2.17%) Confluence
9 6 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (2.17%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.81%) JBoss
10 5 (1.81%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.44%) MediaWiki
11 4 (1.44%) nginx
12 3 (1.08%) IBM Domino
12 3 (1.08%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.72%) CMS
13 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Office
2 2 (0.72%) MS Project
2 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.97%) Faxination
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.42%) Office 365
3 13 (4.69%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.44%) GitHub
4 4 (1.44%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (1.08%) SaaS
6 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (20.58%) SAN
2 51 (18.41%) DNS
3 43 (15.52%) Firewall
4 28 (10.11%) LAN
4 28 (10.11%) TCP/IP
4 28 (10.11%) WAN
5 27 (9.75%) LDAP
6 21 (7.58%) NAS
7 17 (6.14%) HTTP
8 11 (3.97%) Internet
9 10 (3.61%) DHCP
9 10 (3.61%) Network Security
10 8 (2.89%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.53%) NetScaler
11 7 (2.53%) SMTP
11 7 (2.53%) SSL
12 5 (1.81%) IPsec
12 5 (1.81%) VPN
13 4 (1.44%) BGP
13 4 (1.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (12.27%) Oracle Database
4 32 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (7.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 21 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (6.50%) Relational Database
9 17 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (5.78%) MySQL
10 16 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (3.61%) RDBMS
13 9 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (2.89%) Big Data
14 8 (2.89%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (2.53%) HBase
15 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (11.55%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.17%) Artifactory
4 6 (2.17%) JIRA
4 6 (2.17%) MSBuild
4 6 (2.17%) NUnit
4 6 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.44%) Hudson
6 4 (1.44%) Subversion
7 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.72%) Toad
9 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 96 (34.66%) Finance
2 26 (9.39%) Banking
3 24 (8.66%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.25%) Law
4 9 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.89%) Retail
6 6 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.17%) Legal
7 4 (1.44%) Back Office
8 3 (1.08%) Front Office
8 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) International Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (24.91%) Administrator
2 52 (18.77%) DBA
3 41 (14.80%) SQL DBA
4 28 (10.11%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (7.94%) SQL Server DBA
5 22 (7.94%) Unix Administrator
6 20 (7.22%) Automation Engineer
6 20 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
7 18 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (6.14%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (6.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 16 (5.78%) Consultant
9 16 (5.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.05%) Developer
11 12 (4.33%) Analyst
11 12 (4.33%) Architect
12 11 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.97%) Wintel Engineer
13 10 (3.61%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.03%) HTML
2 21 (7.58%) .NET
3 9 (3.25%) JSON
3 9 (3.25%) Middleware
3 9 (3.25%) Web Services
3 9 (3.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (2.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 8 (2.89%) SOAP
4 8 (2.89%) WCF
4 8 (2.89%) WPF
5 6 (2.17%) ADO.NET
5 6 (2.17%) LINQ
5 6 (2.17%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (1.81%) Reactive Extensions
6 5 (1.81%) Task Parallel Library
7 4 (1.44%) CSS
7 4 (1.44%) RESTful
8 3 (1.08%) Django
8 3 (1.08%) HTML5
8 3 (1.08%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 64 (23.10%) Replication
2 42 (15.16%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.78%) Hedge funds
4 14 (5.05%) Blackberry
4 14 (5.05%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.97%) CLARiiON
7 9 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.89%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.17%) EqualLogic
10 5 (1.81%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (1.81%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.44%) BYOD
11 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.44%) DataPower
11 4 (1.44%) DLPAR
11 4 (1.44%) HACMP
11 4 (1.44%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.44%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 133 (48.01%) Windows
2 112 (40.43%) Linux
3 74 (26.71%) Unix
4 67 (24.19%) Windows Server
5 47 (16.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (7.22%) AIX
10 19 (6.86%) Solaris
11 11 (3.97%) Android
11 11 (3.97%) Apple iOS
11 11 (3.97%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (3.25%) CentOS
13 8 (2.89%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.81%) VMS
15 4 (1.44%) Debian
16 3 (1.08%) SUSE
16 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.13%) High Availability
2 58 (20.94%) ITIL
3 42 (15.16%) Migration
4 40 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (13.00%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (10.11%) DevOps
7 27 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (7.58%) Configuration Management
10 18 (6.50%) Change Management
10 18 (6.50%) Load Balancing
11 17 (6.14%) ITIL V3
11 17 (6.14%) Server Building
12 15 (5.42%) Capacity Management
12 15 (5.42%) Database Mirroring
12 15 (5.42%) Patch Management
13 13 (4.69%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.69%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.97%) Project Management
14 11 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (27.44%) SQL
2 59 (21.30%) Python
3 50 (18.05%) Perl
4 44 (15.88%) PowerShell
5 39 (14.08%) Bash Shell
6 30 (10.83%) T-SQL
7 22 (7.94%) C#
8 17 (6.14%) Ruby
9 16 (5.78%) PHP
10 15 (5.42%) Java
11 12 (4.33%) C
11 12 (4.33%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.89%) JavaScript
12 8 (2.89%) XAML
13 5 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.81%) VBScript
14 3 (1.08%) Korn
15 2 (0.72%) C++
15 2 (0.72%) VB
16 1 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (5.05%) Degree
2 12 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.25%) MCSE
4 7 (2.53%) CCNA
4 7 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.17%) MCSA
6 5 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.08%) CCNP
7 3 (1.08%) CISMP
7 3 (1.08%) CISSP
7 3 (1.08%) MCTS
7 3 (1.08%) OCP
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.72%) CCA
8 2 (0.72%) CCAA
8 2 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.72%) MCITP
8 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.61%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.72%) ISO15022
3 2 (0.72%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.72%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 79 (28.52%) Active Directory
2 61 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (11.55%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 17 (6.14%) vSphere
6 13 (4.69%) KVM
6 13 (4.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 12 (4.33%) RHEV
8 9 (3.25%) GFS2
8 9 (3.25%) GlusterFS
8 9 (3.25%) OCFS2
8 9 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.25%) XenApp
8 9 (3.25%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (2.89%) Veritas File System
10 7 (2.53%) NFS
10 7 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (2.17%) Docker
11 6 (2.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 54 (19.49%) Microsoft Clustering
2 47 (16.97%) Puppet
3 25 (9.03%) Failover Clustering
4 16 (5.78%) Ansible
5 12 (4.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (3.61%) CFEngine
6 10 (3.61%) SCCM
7 9 (3.25%) Control-M
7 9 (3.25%) SELinux
7 9 (3.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (2.89%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 8 (2.89%) ServiceCenter
9 7 (2.53%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (2.17%) Data Guard
10 6 (2.17%) SCOM
10 6 (2.17%) WSUS
11 5 (1.81%) Nagios
11 5 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (1.81%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 89 (32.13%) Microsoft
2 71 (25.63%) VMware
3 56 (20.22%) Oracle
4 47 (16.97%) Red Hat
5 46 (16.61%) HP
6 30 (10.83%) EMC
7 28 (10.11%) Citrix
8 20 (7.22%) Veritas
9 18 (6.50%) IBM
10 16 (5.78%) NetApp
11 14 (5.05%) Cisco
11 14 (5.05%) TOWER Software
12 13 (4.69%) MobileIron
12 13 (4.69%) Symantec
13 12 (4.33%) Dell
14 11 (3.97%) IronPort
14 11 (3.97%) RightFax
15 10 (3.61%) Postini
15 10 (3.61%) Proofpoint
16 8 (2.89%) F5
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £425 - £465 per day
Posted: 6 days ago