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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 235 256 201
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -55
Contract jobs citing Clustering 186 174 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.72% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.58% 2.21% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 108 139
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7201 7887 8147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 32.50% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4832 5420 5504
Average daily rate £450 £460 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 170 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +7 27 £450 +5.88% 16
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 190 (53.52%) Windows
2 143 (40.28%) VMware
3 136 (38.31%) Microsoft
4 132 (37.18%) Linux
4 132 (37.18%) SQL
5 125 (35.21%) SQL Server
6 115 (32.39%) Finance
7 113 (31.83%) Active Directory
8 106 (29.86%) SAN
9 105 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 102 (28.73%) Oracle
11 95 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 89 (25.07%) UNIX
13 85 (23.94%) Replication
14 74 (20.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 68 (19.15%) Oracle RAC
16 61 (17.18%) HP
17 60 (16.90%) Citrix
17 60 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
18 59 (16.62%) IBM
19 58 (16.34%) DNS
20 57 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 56 (15.77%) PowerShell
21 56 (15.77%) Cisco
21 56 (15.77%) ITIL
22 55 (15.49%) MS Exchange
23 52 (14.65%) Red Hat
24 50 (14.08%) Python
24 50 (14.08%) Banking
25 49 (13.80%) SQL Server 2005

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 42 (11.83%) WebLogic
3 39 (10.99%) WebSphere
4 38 (10.70%) SharePoint
5 33 (9.30%) IIS
6 32 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (6.48%) Lync
8 14 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (3.10%) Tomcat
12 10 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (1.97%) Node.js
15 6 (1.69%) Apache
16 5 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
17 4 (1.13%) SAS
17 4 (1.13%) Oracle Spatial
17 4 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
18 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 38 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.25%) MS Office
3 6 (1.69%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.73%) Amazon EC2
1 31 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.54%) Office 365
3 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.41%) PaaS
5 4 (1.13%) IaaS
6 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) SaaS
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 106 (29.86%) SAN
2 58 (16.34%) DNS
3 48 (13.52%) Firewall
4 39 (10.99%) TCP/IP
5 35 (9.86%) DHCP
6 28 (7.89%) NAS
7 21 (5.92%) VPN
7 21 (5.92%) LDAP
8 19 (5.35%) HTTP
8 19 (5.35%) WAN
9 16 (4.51%) LAN
9 16 (4.51%) iSCSI
10 15 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (3.66%) Internet
11 13 (3.66%) SSL
11 13 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (3.38%) Unified Communications
12 12 (3.38%) VLAN
13 7 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (1.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 74 (20.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (13.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 42 (11.83%) Oracle Database
5 41 (11.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (9.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (8.45%) Oracle Exadata
9 29 (8.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 23 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (5.92%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (5.35%) RDBMS
13 19 (5.35%) MySQL
13 19 (5.35%) Relational Database
14 16 (4.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
17 7 (1.97%) MongoDB
17 7 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (7.04%) JIRA
2 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.56%) Toad
3 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 115 (32.39%) Finance
2 50 (14.08%) Banking
3 24 (6.76%) Financial Institution
4 15 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.38%) Retail
6 5 (1.41%) Advertising
7 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Law
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) International Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (17.75%) DBA
2 48 (13.52%) Architect
3 40 (11.27%) SQL DBA
4 37 (10.42%) Administrator
5 27 (7.61%) Consultant
6 26 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
7 25 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (5.92%) SQL Server DBA
9 18 (5.07%) Wintel Engineer
9 18 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.51%) Developer
11 16 (4.51%) Oracle DBA
12 13 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.38%) Analyst
14 10 (2.82%) Project Manager
14 10 (2.82%) Support Engineer
14 10 (2.82%) VMware Engineer
14 10 (2.82%) Senior DBA
15 9 (2.54%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 28 (7.89%) Middleware
3 24 (6.76%) .NET
4 9 (2.54%) Web Services
5 8 (2.25%) CSS
5 8 (2.25%) LAMP
6 6 (1.69%) JMX
7 5 (1.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 5 (1.41%) Application Packaging
7 5 (1.41%) HTML
8 4 (1.13%) JDBC
9 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.85%) SOAP
9 3 (0.85%) J2EE
10 2 (0.56%) Flash
10 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.56%) XML
10 2 (0.56%) ODBC
10 2 (0.56%) CGI
10 2 (0.56%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (23.94%) Replication
2 22 (6.20%) Hedge funds
3 13 (3.66%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.25%) AS400
4 8 (2.25%) iSeries
4 8 (2.25%) EqualLogic
5 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.41%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.41%) Firmware
7 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.13%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.85%) Open Source
9 3 (0.85%) CESG
9 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.56%) NHS
10 2 (0.56%) Online Games
10 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.56%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 190 (53.52%) Windows
2 132 (37.18%) Linux
3 95 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (25.07%) UNIX
5 60 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (12.39%) Solaris
8 31 (8.73%) SELinux
9 22 (6.20%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.10%) CentOS
11 10 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.97%) AIX
12 7 (1.97%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.56%) zOS
14 2 (0.56%) Android
14 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.77%) ITIL
2 49 (13.80%) Migration
3 38 (10.70%) High Availability
4 36 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
5 34 (9.58%) SOA
6 33 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (8.73%) Configuration Management
8 30 (8.45%) Load Balancing
9 24 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
10 21 (5.92%) Capacity Management
11 20 (5.63%) DevOps
11 20 (5.63%) Change Management
12 18 (5.07%) Project Management
13 16 (4.51%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.38%) Database Security
15 11 (3.10%) Release Management
16 9 (2.54%) Asset Management
16 9 (2.54%) Business Continuity
17 8 (2.25%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (2.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 132 (37.18%) SQL
2 56 (15.77%) PowerShell
3 50 (14.08%) Python
4 46 (12.96%) Perl
5 45 (12.68%) Bash Shell
6 34 (9.58%) Ruby
7 30 (8.45%) T-SQL
8 28 (7.89%) Java
9 19 (5.35%) C
10 16 (4.51%) Shell Script
11 15 (4.23%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.25%) C#
13 7 (1.97%) PHP
14 3 (0.85%) JCL
14 3 (0.85%) VBScript
14 3 (0.85%) VB
15 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.56%) COBOL
15 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 43 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (7.89%) MCITP
3 25 (7.04%) MCSE
4 19 (5.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.94%) Degree
7 9 (2.54%) MCDBA
8 8 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.25%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.69%) MCTS
10 4 (1.13%) CCNA
10 4 (1.13%) RHCE
10 4 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.85%) NCDA
12 2 (0.56%) MCP
12 2 (0.56%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.56%) CCNP
12 2 (0.56%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 113 (31.83%) Active Directory
2 105 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (19.15%) Oracle RAC
4 44 (12.39%) Hyper-V
5 42 (11.83%) VMware ESX
6 28 (7.89%) XenApp
7 24 (6.76%) vSphere
8 21 (5.92%) Oracle RMAN
9 18 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (5.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 15 (4.23%) vCloud
11 12 (3.38%) NFS
12 10 (2.82%) XenServer
12 10 (2.82%) XenDesktop
13 8 (2.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (1.69%) Terminal Services
15 6 (1.69%) Varnish
16 4 (1.13%) Xen
16 4 (1.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 45 (12.68%) Puppet
2 43 (12.11%) SCCM
3 37 (10.42%) SCOM
4 30 (8.45%) Data Guard
5 14 (3.94%) BMC PATROL
6 13 (3.66%) Nagios
6 13 (3.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (3.38%) NetBackup
8 11 (3.10%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (2.82%) HP SIM
10 9 (2.54%) SCOrch
10 9 (2.54%) WSUS
11 7 (1.97%) Control-M
12 6 (1.69%) OpenView
12 6 (1.69%) Munin
12 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (1.69%) StatsD
13 5 (1.41%) Backup Exec
13 5 (1.41%) BladeLogic
13 5 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 143 (40.28%) VMware
2 136 (38.31%) Microsoft
3 102 (28.73%) Oracle
4 61 (17.18%) HP
5 60 (16.90%) Citrix
6 59 (16.62%) IBM
7 56 (15.77%) Cisco
8 52 (14.65%) Red Hat
9 35 (9.86%) EMC
10 33 (9.30%) Remedy
11 22 (6.20%) Veritas
12 21 (5.92%) NetApp
13 18 (5.07%) Dell
14 17 (4.79%) BMC
15 15 (4.23%) Sybase
16 11 (3.10%) Juniper
17 10 (2.82%) Symantec
17 10 (2.82%) CheckPoint
18 9 (2.54%) Sun
19 8 (2.25%) Bloomberg
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