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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 305 252 277
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +25
Contract jobs citing Clustering 126 171 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.77% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 2.13% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 113 115
Median daily rate £415 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
7858 8036 8652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.27% 36.29% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5596 5496 6086
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
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 110 131 158
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -11 26 £420 +3.38% 8
Hounslow - 4 £415 -
Harrow - 3 £480 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 111 (43.87%) Windows
2 110 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 109 (43.08%) Linux
4 89 (35.18%) Finance
5 86 (33.99%) SQL
6 79 (31.23%) Microsoft
7 71 (28.06%) Replication
7 71 (28.06%) High Availability
8 69 (27.27%) Oracle
9 62 (24.51%) Unix
10 61 (24.11%) VMware
11 59 (23.32%) Active Directory
12 56 (22.13%) Python
13 51 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (20.16%) Windows Server
14 50 (19.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 47 (18.58%) PowerShell
16 46 (18.18%) Oracle Database
16 46 (18.18%) ITIL
17 44 (17.39%) Perl
18 43 (17.00%) SQL Server 2012
19 42 (16.60%) DNS
19 42 (16.60%) Migration
20 41 (16.21%) Red Hat
21 39 (15.42%) SAN
22 37 (14.62%) Disaster Recovery
22 37 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
22 37 (14.62%) SQL Server 2008
23 36 (14.23%) Puppet
23 36 (14.23%) 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 16 (6.32%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.93%) IIS
3 12 (4.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.16%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.77%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.37%) Apache
9 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.79%) CMS
10 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.79%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.40%) Confluence
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 26 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.37%) GitHub
3 4 (1.58%) IBM PureFlex
3 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.19%) Office 365
4 3 (1.19%) SaaS
5 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.79%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.60%) DNS
2 39 (15.42%) SAN
3 33 (13.04%) Firewall
4 28 (11.07%) TCP/IP
5 23 (9.09%) HTTP
5 23 (9.09%) LDAP
6 20 (7.91%) LAN
6 20 (7.91%) WAN
7 11 (4.35%) NAS
8 9 (3.56%) SSL
9 8 (3.16%) Internet
10 7 (2.77%) DHCP
10 7 (2.77%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.37%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.98%) Network Security
13 4 (1.58%) FTP
14 3 (1.19%) SMTP
15 2 (0.79%) VPN
16 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
16 1 (0.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 46 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 43 (17.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (14.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (8.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (7.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (7.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (5.14%) MySQL
11 13 (5.14%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (4.74%) Relational Database
13 11 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (3.56%) Big Data
14 9 (3.56%) NoSQL
14 9 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (3.56%) RDBMS
15 8 (3.16%) HBase
Development Applications
1 22 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 16 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.14%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.77%) MSBuild
4 7 (2.77%) NUnit
4 7 (2.77%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.37%) Artifactory
5 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.79%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.79%) Toad
7 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.40%) JIRA
7 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 89 (35.18%) Finance
2 25 (9.88%) Financial Institution
3 23 (9.09%) Banking
4 7 (2.77%) Law
5 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.98%) Retail
6 4 (1.58%) Legal
7 3 (1.19%) Front Office
8 2 (0.79%) Games
8 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) International Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (24.90%) Administrator
2 60 (23.72%) DBA
3 46 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 27 (10.67%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (9.49%) SQL Server DBA
6 23 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
7 19 (7.51%) Automation Engineer
8 18 (7.11%) Linux Administrator
8 18 (7.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 17 (6.72%) Consultant
9 17 (6.72%) Developer
10 14 (5.53%) Architect
10 14 (5.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (4.35%) Analyst
12 11 (4.35%) Senior DBA
13 10 (3.95%) Senior SQL DBA
13 10 (3.95%) Senior SQL Server DBA
13 10 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.67%) HTML
2 24 (9.49%) .NET
3 12 (4.74%) Web Services
4 10 (3.95%) Middleware
5 9 (3.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 9 (3.56%) WCF
5 9 (3.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (3.56%) WPF
6 8 (3.16%) JSON
6 8 (3.16%) SOAP
7 7 (2.77%) ADO.NET
7 7 (2.77%) CSS
7 7 (2.77%) LINQ
7 7 (2.77%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (2.37%) CSS3
8 6 (2.37%) Django
8 6 (2.37%) HTML5
8 6 (2.37%) RESTful
9 5 (1.98%) Reactive Extensions
9 5 (1.98%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 71 (28.06%) Replication
2 36 (14.23%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.72%) Hedge funds
4 13 (5.14%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.37%) Social Media
8 5 (1.98%) DataPower
8 5 (1.98%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (1.98%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.98%) NHS
9 4 (1.58%) DLPAR
9 4 (1.58%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.58%) HACMP
9 4 (1.58%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.19%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 111 (43.87%) Windows
2 109 (43.08%) Linux
3 62 (24.51%) Unix
4 51 (20.16%) Windows Server
5 50 (19.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (12.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (7.11%) AIX
9 15 (5.93%) Solaris
10 14 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.58%) VMS
12 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.40%) CentOS
13 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (28.06%) High Availability
2 46 (18.18%) ITIL
3 42 (16.60%) Migration
4 37 (14.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (8.30%) Configuration Management
8 20 (7.91%) Change Management
8 20 (7.91%) DevOps
9 19 (7.51%) Database Mirroring
10 18 (7.11%) Server Building
11 16 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (5.93%) Capacity Management
13 14 (5.53%) ITIL V3
14 12 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.74%) Incident Management
15 11 (4.35%) Patch Management
16 10 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
16 10 (3.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (33.99%) SQL
2 56 (22.13%) Python
3 47 (18.58%) PowerShell
4 44 (17.39%) Perl
5 35 (13.83%) T-SQL
6 29 (11.46%) Bash Shell
7 23 (9.09%) C#
8 15 (5.93%) PHP
9 14 (5.53%) Java
10 11 (4.35%) C
10 11 (4.35%) JavaScript
11 10 (3.95%) Ruby
11 10 (3.95%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.56%) XAML
13 7 (2.77%) VBScript
14 6 (2.37%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.19%) Korn
15 3 (1.19%) VB
16 2 (0.79%) C++
16 2 (0.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (3.95%) Degree
2 9 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.37%) MCSE
6 4 (1.58%) MCTS
6 4 (1.58%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.19%) CISMP
7 3 (1.19%) CISSP
7 3 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.19%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.19%) MCSA
7 3 (1.19%) OCP
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.79%) CCNA
8 2 (0.79%) CCNP
8 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.79%) MCITP
8 2 (0.79%) RHCE
9 1 (0.40%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO15022
2 2 (0.79%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 59 (23.32%) Active Directory
2 51 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.07%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (5.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 12 (4.74%) KVM
7 11 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (4.35%) RHEV
7 11 (4.35%) vSphere
8 10 (3.95%) NFS
9 8 (3.16%) Veritas File System
10 7 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.77%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.37%) GPFS
11 6 (2.37%) XenApp
12 5 (1.98%) GFS2
12 5 (1.98%) GlusterFS
12 5 (1.98%) OCFS2
13 4 (1.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (1.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (14.23%) Puppet
2 15 (5.93%) Ansible
3 8 (3.16%) Control-M
3 8 (3.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 8 (3.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (3.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (2.77%) Data Guard
4 7 (2.77%) Red Hat Satellite
4 7 (2.77%) SCCM
5 6 (2.37%) CFEngine
6 5 (1.98%) SELinux
7 4 (1.58%) EdgeSight
7 4 (1.58%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.58%) Perfmon
8 3 (1.19%) QRadar
8 3 (1.19%) SCOM
8 3 (1.19%) Simpana
8 3 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (31.23%) Microsoft
2 69 (27.27%) Oracle
3 61 (24.11%) VMware
4 41 (16.21%) Red Hat
5 32 (12.65%) HP
6 20 (7.91%) Citrix
6 20 (7.91%) Veritas
7 19 (7.51%) IBM
8 13 (5.14%) EMC
8 13 (5.14%) TOWER Software
9 12 (4.74%) Cisco
9 12 (4.74%) Dell
9 12 (4.74%) Siebel
10 11 (4.35%) F5
11 6 (2.37%) Splunk
12 5 (1.98%) NetApp
13 4 (1.58%) AppSense
13 4 (1.58%) CA
14 3 (1.19%) CommVault
14 3 (1.19%) webMethods
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