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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / London
Rank 294 295 256
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -39
Contract jobs citing Clustering 102 125 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.58% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 1.69% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 75 100
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +21.37%

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
6590 7389 7407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.06% 34.45% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4564 5182 5140
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 121 141
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.30 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -24 16 £450 - 10
Croydon - 5 - - 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 106 (50.96%) Windows
2 88 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 83 (39.90%) Linux
4 70 (33.65%) Windows Server
5 63 (30.29%) Active Directory
6 60 (28.85%) SAN
6 60 (28.85%) Finance
7 58 (27.88%) PowerShell
8 57 (27.40%) VMware
8 57 (27.40%) SQL Server
9 53 (25.48%) SQL
10 51 (24.52%) Firewall
11 50 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 46 (22.12%) Microsoft Clustering
13 45 (21.63%) Unix
14 44 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 41 (19.71%) HP
16 40 (19.23%) ITIL
16 40 (19.23%) Python
16 40 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (19.23%) High Availability
17 38 (18.27%) Puppet
18 37 (17.79%) Red Hat
19 35 (16.83%) Hyper-V
20 34 (16.35%) Oracle
21 33 (15.87%) Cisco
22 32 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 31 (14.90%) Migration
24 30 (14.42%) DNS
24 30 (14.42%) Data Centre

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 29 (13.94%) IIS
2 20 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 19 (9.13%) Apache
3 19 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (6.73%) WebLogic
6 12 (5.77%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (3.85%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.37%) JBoss
9 6 (2.88%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.92%) Confluence
11 3 (1.44%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.44%) WildFly
12 2 (0.96%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.96%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.48%) Maximo
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.25%) IaaS
4 9 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.33%) Office 365
5 5 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.40%) GitHub
5 5 (2.40%) PaaS
5 5 (2.40%) SaaS
6 4 (1.92%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.96%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.96%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.48%) iTunes
9 1 (0.48%) Slack
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (28.85%) SAN
2 51 (24.52%) Firewall
3 30 (14.42%) DNS
4 23 (11.06%) SSL
5 22 (10.58%) DHCP
6 19 (9.13%) TCP/IP
7 11 (5.29%) LDAP
7 11 (5.29%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (4.81%) LAN
8 10 (4.81%) NAS
8 10 (4.81%) WAN
9 7 (3.37%) MPLS
9 7 (3.37%) VPN
10 6 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (2.88%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.88%) VLAN
10 6 (2.88%) VoIP
11 5 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.40%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.58%) Oracle Database
2 22 (10.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.33%) MySQL
7 9 (4.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (3.37%) GIS
9 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (2.40%) Power BI
11 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 12 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.33%) JIRA
6 7 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.88%) Subversion
8 5 (2.40%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.40%) CruiseControl
8 5 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.44%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.44%) ClearQuest
9 3 (1.44%) Gitweb
10 2 (0.96%) MSI
11 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.48%) Mocha
11 1 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.48%) Selenium
11 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (28.85%) Finance
2 26 (12.50%) Banking
3 12 (5.77%) Law
4 11 (5.29%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.37%) Legal
6 4 (1.92%) Back Office
6 4 (1.92%) Games
6 4 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Local Government
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.44%) Publishing
7 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Electronics
8 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) German Language
9 1 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 31 (14.90%) Administrator
2 28 (13.46%) DBA
3 23 (11.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (8.65%) Architect
4 18 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (7.69%) Analyst
6 15 (7.21%) Consultant
6 15 (7.21%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (6.73%) Windows Engineer
8 13 (6.25%) SQL DBA
9 11 (5.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (5.29%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (3.85%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.37%) Developer
13 7 (3.37%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 7 (3.37%) Linux Administrator
13 7 (3.37%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.62%) .NET
2 13 (6.25%) Middleware
3 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.29%) HTML
4 8 (3.85%) Web Services
5 7 (3.37%) JSON
5 7 (3.37%) LAPP Stack
5 7 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (2.40%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.40%) Kafka
6 5 (2.40%) REST
6 5 (2.40%) WCF
6 5 (2.40%) WF
7 4 (1.92%) CSS
7 4 (1.92%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.92%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (1.92%) jQuery
7 4 (1.92%) SOAP
7 4 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.42%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.13%) Replication
3 9 (4.33%) EMC VNX
4 8 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.88%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.40%) Fintech
7 4 (1.92%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.92%) Derivative
7 4 (1.92%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.92%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.44%) User Experience
8 3 (1.44%) Wiki
9 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 106 (50.96%) Windows
2 83 (39.90%) Linux
3 70 (33.65%) Windows Server
4 50 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (21.63%) Unix
6 44 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (7.69%) Solaris
9 15 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (5.29%) CentOS
11 9 (4.33%) AIX
12 3 (1.44%) SUSE
12 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.23%) High Availability
1 40 (19.23%) ITIL
2 31 (14.90%) Migration
3 26 (12.50%) DevOps
4 21 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (9.13%) Configuration Management
7 18 (8.65%) Load Balancing
8 12 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (5.77%) ITIL V3
9 11 (5.29%) Service Management
10 10 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (4.33%) Analytics
11 9 (4.33%) Microservices
11 9 (4.33%) Network Management
11 9 (4.33%) SOA
12 8 (3.85%) Open Source
12 8 (3.85%) Problem Management
12 8 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.88%) PowerShell
2 53 (25.48%) SQL
3 40 (19.23%) Python
4 26 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 21 (10.10%) Perl
6 20 (9.62%) Ruby
7 19 (9.13%) Java
8 17 (8.17%) C#
9 13 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.33%) C
11 7 (3.37%) JavaScript
12 6 (2.88%) Korn
12 6 (2.88%) PHP
13 5 (2.40%) VBA
14 4 (1.92%) VB
15 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.44%) Scala
16 2 (0.96%) JCL
16 2 (0.96%) Jython
17 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (11.06%) Security Cleared
3 20 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (8.17%) MCSE
5 15 (7.21%) MCITP
6 12 (5.77%) CCNA
7 11 (5.29%) CCNP
8 10 (4.81%) MCP
9 8 (3.85%) Degree
10 7 (3.37%) MCSA
10 7 (3.37%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.40%) MCDBA
12 5 (2.40%) MCDST
12 5 (2.40%) MCTS
13 4 (1.92%) CCIE
14 2 (0.96%) IBM Certification
14 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) QA
2 5 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) ISO15022
4 1 (0.48%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) SEPA
System Software
1 63 (30.29%) Active Directory
2 40 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (16.83%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.17%) vSphere
5 15 (7.21%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.85%) XenApp
9 7 (3.37%) GFS2
9 7 (3.37%) GlusterFS
9 7 (3.37%) OCFS2
9 7 (3.37%) Terminal Services
9 7 (3.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (2.88%) VMware ESX
11 5 (2.40%) Docker
11 5 (2.40%) NFS
11 5 (2.40%) RHEV
11 5 (2.40%) Samba
12 3 (1.44%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (22.12%) Microsoft Clustering
2 38 (18.27%) Puppet
3 20 (9.62%) Failover Clustering
4 18 (8.65%) SCCM
5 17 (8.17%) Ansible
5 17 (8.17%) NetBackup
6 15 (7.21%) SCOM
7 9 (4.33%) Nagios
7 9 (4.33%) SCVMM
8 8 (3.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 8 (3.85%) OpenView
8 8 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (3.85%) SCOrch
9 7 (3.37%) CFEngine
9 7 (3.37%) SELinux
9 7 (3.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (2.88%) Control-M
10 6 (2.88%) Data Guard
10 6 (2.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (2.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 88 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 57 (27.40%) VMware
3 41 (19.71%) HP
4 37 (17.79%) Red Hat
5 34 (16.35%) Oracle
6 33 (15.87%) Cisco
7 22 (10.58%) Symantec
8 20 (9.62%) NetApp
9 18 (8.65%) EMC
10 14 (6.73%) Citrix
10 14 (6.73%) Veritas
11 13 (6.25%) Brocade
12 11 (5.29%) 3PAR
13 10 (4.81%) IBM
14 7 (3.37%) CheckPoint
14 7 (3.37%) Juniper
14 7 (3.37%) Remedy
14 7 (3.37%) Sun
15 5 (2.40%) Mapinfo
15 5 (2.40%) Sophos
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £700 to £750 p/day
Posted: 14 days ago