The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 237 242 199
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -43
Contract jobs citing Clustering 187 151 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.70% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.47% 2.13% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 104 160
Average daily rate £425 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £546 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7582 7099 8753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.34% 32.86% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 4946 5867
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 167 227
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £54.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Clustering
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 64 £425 - 13
Croydon -4 8 £403 -5.29% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £170 -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 205 (55.41%) Windows
2 168 (45.41%) SQL
3 156 (42.16%) Linux
4 153 (41.35%) VMware
5 140 (37.84%) SAN
6 127 (34.32%) Microsoft
7 123 (33.24%) Active Directory
8 119 (32.16%) SQL Server
9 114 (30.81%) UNIX
10 107 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 97 (26.22%) Oracle
12 93 (25.14%) Red Hat
13 89 (24.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 87 (23.51%) Windows Server 2008
15 81 (21.89%) Finance
16 78 (21.08%) HP
17 76 (20.54%) Citrix
17 76 (20.54%) ITIL
18 75 (20.27%) Solaris
18 75 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
19 67 (18.11%) TCP/IP
19 67 (18.11%) Replication
20 66 (17.84%) EMC
20 66 (17.84%) PowerShell
21 65 (17.57%) DNS
22 63 (17.03%) Load Balancing
23 61 (16.49%) VMware ESX
24 59 (15.95%) Cisco
25 57 (15.41%) Perl
26 56 (15.14%) MS Exchange

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (15.14%) MS Exchange
2 47 (12.70%) IIS
3 41 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (7.57%) SharePoint
5 26 (7.03%) WebLogic
6 23 (6.22%) Tomcat
7 21 (5.68%) Apache
8 19 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (3.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (2.70%) WebSphere
11 10 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (2.16%) Gentran
13 6 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.62%) Lync
13 6 (1.62%) Node.js
14 5 (1.35%) SAS
14 5 (1.35%) Oracle Spatial
15 4 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 37 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.16%) MS Office
3 6 (1.62%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (2.97%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.62%) IaaS
5 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.81%) PaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.54%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (37.84%) SAN
2 67 (18.11%) TCP/IP
3 65 (17.57%) DNS
4 52 (14.05%) NAS
5 44 (11.89%) DHCP
6 42 (11.35%) Firewall
7 37 (10.00%) WAN
8 27 (7.30%) HTTP
8 27 (7.30%) SSL
9 24 (6.49%) iSCSI
10 18 (4.86%) VPN
10 18 (4.86%) LAN
11 16 (4.32%) LDAP
12 13 (3.51%) Internet
13 12 (3.24%) DMZ
14 11 (2.97%) FTP
15 10 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (2.70%) VLAN
16 8 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
17 7 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (32.16%) SQL Server
2 75 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (14.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (13.24%) Oracle Database
5 35 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (5.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (5.68%) MySQL
10 16 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
11 15 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (2.97%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.43%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.89%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 7 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.62%) JIRA
2 6 (1.62%) Maven
2 6 (1.62%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.54%) Toad
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.27%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.27%) AppScan
5 1 (0.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
General
1 81 (21.89%) Finance
2 40 (10.81%) Banking
3 15 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.24%) Retail
4 12 (3.24%) Law
5 5 (1.35%) Back Office
5 5 (1.35%) Advertising
6 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.54%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (14.86%) DBA
2 53 (14.32%) Administrator
3 48 (12.97%) Architect
4 39 (10.54%) SQL DBA
5 29 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
5 29 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 23 (6.22%) SQL Server DBA
8 22 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (5.68%) Consultant
10 19 (5.14%) Developer
10 19 (5.14%) UNIX Engineer
11 17 (4.59%) UNIX Administrator
12 12 (3.24%) Senior UNIX Administrator
13 11 (2.97%) Support Engineer
13 11 (2.97%) Analyst
14 10 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
14 10 (2.70%) VMware Engineer
15 9 (2.43%) Designer
15 9 (2.43%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.92%) Middleware
2 20 (5.41%) J2EE
3 19 (5.14%) .NET
4 15 (4.05%) Web Services
5 11 (2.97%) HTML
6 10 (2.70%) REST
7 9 (2.43%) LAMP
7 9 (2.43%) ISPF
8 7 (1.89%) JMX
9 5 (1.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 4 (1.08%) Application Packaging
10 4 (1.08%) EJB
10 4 (1.08%) CSS
10 4 (1.08%) JSP
10 4 (1.08%) Servlets
10 4 (1.08%) SOAP
11 3 (0.81%) XML
11 3 (0.81%) ADO
11 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.81%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.11%) Replication
2 18 (4.86%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.32%) EqualLogic
4 12 (3.24%) CLARiiON
5 10 (2.70%) Firmware
6 9 (2.43%) GIS
6 9 (2.43%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.16%) HACMP
8 7 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.08%) Social Network
10 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.81%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.81%) CESG
11 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.54%) CMDB
12 2 (0.54%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 205 (55.41%) Windows
2 156 (42.16%) Linux
3 114 (30.81%) UNIX
4 89 (24.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (23.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (20.27%) Solaris
7 50 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (9.73%) AIX
9 29 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (7.84%) HPUX
10 25 (6.76%) Windows 7
11 12 (3.24%) CentOS
12 11 (2.97%) VMS
13 10 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (2.16%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.89%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.89%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.62%) Windows 2000
17 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (20.54%) ITIL
2 63 (17.03%) Load Balancing
3 48 (12.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (11.35%) Migration
5 40 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (10.54%) Change Management
7 37 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 32 (8.65%) Configuration Management
9 31 (8.38%) High Availability
10 27 (7.30%) Capacity Management
11 23 (6.22%) Performance Monitoring
12 18 (4.86%) Release Management
12 18 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (4.05%) Business Continuity
14 14 (3.78%) Project Management
15 13 (3.51%) Incident Management
16 11 (2.97%) Data Modelling
16 11 (2.97%) Problem Management
17 10 (2.70%) Data Management
17 10 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (45.41%) SQL
2 66 (17.84%) PowerShell
3 57 (15.41%) Perl
4 26 (7.03%) Java
5 22 (5.95%) T-SQL
6 19 (5.14%) C
7 17 (4.59%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.78%) Ruby
9 12 (3.24%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.70%) Python
11 9 (2.43%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.43%) JCL
12 7 (1.89%) VBScript
13 5 (1.35%) PHP
13 5 (1.35%) C#
14 3 (0.81%) VB
15 2 (0.54%) VBA
15 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.54%) Jython
16 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (8.92%) MCSE
3 22 (5.95%) MCITP
4 21 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (4.32%) OCP
5 16 (4.32%) OCA
5 16 (4.32%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (4.05%) Degree
7 10 (2.70%) MCSA
7 10 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.16%) MCP
10 7 (1.89%) RHCE
10 7 (1.89%) CCNA
10 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.62%) Sun Certification
12 4 (1.08%) RHCT
13 3 (0.81%) MCTS
13 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) COBIT
2 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 123 (33.24%) Active Directory
2 107 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (16.49%) VMware ESX
4 44 (11.89%) XenApp
5 36 (9.73%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (9.46%) vSphere
7 29 (7.84%) Hyper-V
8 26 (7.03%) NFS
8 26 (7.03%) Oracle RAC
9 21 (5.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 20 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 19 (5.14%) XenDesktop
12 16 (4.32%) Oracle RMAN
13 11 (2.97%) Samba
13 11 (2.97%) Sendmail
14 9 (2.43%) XenServer
15 7 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (1.89%) Veritas File System
16 6 (1.62%) Xen
16 6 (1.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 46 (12.43%) SCCM
2 43 (11.62%) SCOM
3 29 (7.84%) Puppet
4 24 (6.49%) Nagios
5 18 (4.86%) Data Guard
6 17 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (3.78%) EMC NetWorker
8 13 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 13 (3.51%) Ganglia
9 12 (3.24%) NetBackup
9 12 (3.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 11 (2.97%) BladeLogic
11 10 (2.70%) SCVMM
12 9 (2.43%) SCOrch
12 9 (2.43%) BMC PATROL
13 8 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 7 (1.89%) OpenNMS
14 7 (1.89%) Cacti
14 7 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 6 (1.62%) Munin
Vendors
1 153 (41.35%) VMware
2 127 (34.32%) Microsoft
3 97 (26.22%) Oracle
4 93 (25.14%) Red Hat
5 78 (21.08%) HP
6 76 (20.54%) Citrix
7 66 (17.84%) EMC
8 59 (15.95%) Cisco
9 46 (12.43%) NetApp
10 41 (11.08%) Veritas
11 37 (10.00%) Sun
12 25 (6.76%) F5
13 23 (6.22%) Symantec
14 20 (5.41%) Sybase
15 18 (4.86%) Remedy
16 16 (4.32%) Dell
16 16 (4.32%) BMC
17 15 (4.05%) JBoss
17 15 (4.05%) IBM
18 12 (3.24%) Websense
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
IT HR
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago