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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 235 225 234
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 195 224 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.89% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 2.38% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 160 136
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £525 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +40.24%
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
8720 9419 9754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.58% 37.49% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5943 6535 6581
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 176 261
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £13.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 40 £400 +6.66% 13
Docklands, London - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 181 (53.24%) Windows
2 137 (40.29%) VMware
3 119 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 116 (34.12%) Linux
5 112 (32.94%) Active Directory
6 111 (32.65%) SQL Server
6 111 (32.65%) Finance
7 107 (31.47%) Oracle
8 106 (31.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 104 (30.59%) SQL
10 90 (26.47%) SAN
11 87 (25.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 84 (24.71%) Replication
13 83 (24.41%) DNS
14 80 (23.53%) UNIX
15 76 (22.35%) HP
16 73 (21.47%) Oracle RAC
17 72 (21.18%) IBM
18 69 (20.29%) Citrix
19 67 (19.71%) MS Exchange
20 60 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
21 56 (16.47%) Python
22 54 (15.88%) Perl
23 53 (15.59%) SQL Server 2008
24 52 (15.29%) Hyper-V
24 52 (15.29%) Bash Shell
25 50 (14.71%) VMware ESX
26 49 (14.41%) Puppet
27 48 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
27 48 (14.12%) WebSphere

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 67 (19.71%) MS Exchange
2 48 (14.12%) WebSphere
3 45 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (12.94%) WebLogic
5 40 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 25 (7.35%) IIS
6 25 (7.35%) Lync
7 12 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (2.35%) Apache
10 7 (2.06%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.18%) SAS
12 4 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.88%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.59%) CICS
Applications
1 32 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.82%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) MS Project
3 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) SPSS
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (7.65%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.88%) Amazon EC2
1 37 (10.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.65%) Office 365
3 8 (2.35%) PaaS
4 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.59%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (26.47%) SAN
2 83 (24.41%) DNS
3 48 (14.12%) DHCP
4 47 (13.82%) Firewall
5 26 (7.65%) TCP/IP
6 25 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
7 22 (6.47%) iSCSI
8 21 (6.18%) VPN
8 21 (6.18%) LAN
9 20 (5.88%) LDAP
10 19 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (5.29%) NAS
12 17 (5.00%) WAN
13 13 (3.82%) Wireless
13 13 (3.82%) VLAN
14 12 (3.53%) Internet
14 12 (3.53%) SSL
15 11 (3.24%) HTTP
15 11 (3.24%) Unified Communications
16 10 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 53 (15.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (10.88%) Oracle Exadata
3 37 (10.88%) Oracle Database
4 36 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (7.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (7.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 23 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (6.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (5.59%) MySQL
11 19 (5.59%) Relational Database
12 18 (5.29%) RDBMS
13 15 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (2.35%) Sybase ASE
15 8 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (1.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (7.65%) JIRA
2 7 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.59%) Toad
5 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.59%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) Maven
6 1 (0.29%) MSI
6 1 (0.29%) NUnit
6 1 (0.29%) JUnit
6 1 (0.29%) MSTest
6 1 (0.29%) WiX
General
1 111 (32.65%) Finance
2 45 (13.24%) Banking
3 25 (7.35%) Financial Institution
4 13 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.24%) Retail
6 9 (2.65%) Law
7 7 (2.06%) Legal
8 6 (1.76%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.18%) Advertising
10 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.59%) Games
11 2 (0.59%) International Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (17.35%) DBA
2 42 (12.35%) Administrator
3 39 (11.47%) Architect
4 35 (10.29%) SQL DBA
5 27 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (6.47%) Consultant
8 20 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
9 19 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (5.29%) Analyst
10 18 (5.29%) Infrastructure Architect
11 17 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
12 12 (3.53%) Developer
12 12 (3.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (3.24%) Project Manager
13 11 (3.24%) Server Administrator
13 11 (3.24%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
14 10 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.06%) WebSphere MQ
2 27 (7.94%) .NET
3 25 (7.35%) Middleware
4 13 (3.82%) Web Services
5 12 (3.53%) CSS
6 11 (3.24%) HTML
7 8 (2.35%) Application Packaging
8 7 (2.06%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.76%) Ajax
10 5 (1.47%) Flash
10 5 (1.47%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.47%) Apache Flex
10 5 (1.47%) XML
10 5 (1.47%) HTML5
11 4 (1.18%) JSON
11 4 (1.18%) SOAP
11 4 (1.18%) JDBC
11 4 (1.18%) CGI
12 3 (0.88%) LAMP
12 3 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (24.71%) Replication
2 43 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.47%) Hedge funds
4 12 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.65%) CESG
5 9 (2.65%) AS400
6 8 (2.35%) iSeries
6 8 (2.35%) Open Source
7 7 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.76%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.76%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.47%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.18%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.18%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (0.88%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.88%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.59%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 181 (53.24%) Windows
2 116 (34.12%) Linux
3 87 (25.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (23.53%) UNIX
5 60 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (10.88%) SELinux
9 36 (10.59%) Solaris
10 18 (5.29%) Windows 7
11 14 (4.12%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (2.35%) AIX
13 7 (2.06%) CentOS
14 3 (0.88%) Debian
14 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.59%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.59%) zOS
15 2 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (14.12%) ITIL
1 48 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (12.65%) SOA
3 39 (11.47%) Migration
4 35 (10.29%) High Availability
5 26 (7.65%) Load Balancing
6 23 (6.76%) Configuration Management
7 20 (5.88%) DevOps
8 17 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 17 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.71%) Capacity Management
10 15 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (4.12%) Project Management
12 13 (3.82%) Data Protection
12 13 (3.82%) Change Management
12 13 (3.82%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.53%) Database Security
14 10 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (2.94%) Asset Management
15 9 (2.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 104 (30.59%) SQL
2 56 (16.47%) Python
3 54 (15.88%) Perl
4 52 (15.29%) Bash Shell
5 47 (13.82%) PowerShell
6 43 (12.65%) Ruby
7 33 (9.71%) T-SQL
8 30 (8.82%) Java
9 25 (7.35%) Shell Script
10 17 (5.00%) C#
11 16 (4.71%) C
12 11 (3.24%) PHP
12 11 (3.24%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.94%) VB
14 7 (2.06%) VBScript
15 6 (1.76%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.88%) C++
16 3 (0.88%) JCL
16 3 (0.88%) Erlang
17 2 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 42 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.94%) MCITP
3 24 (7.06%) MCSE
4 19 (5.59%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.82%) Degree
5 13 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.53%) CCNA
7 11 (3.24%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.65%) MCDBA
9 8 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (2.35%) RHCE
10 6 (1.76%) MCTS
11 5 (1.47%) RHCT
11 5 (1.47%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (1.18%) NCDA
13 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (32.94%) Active Directory
2 106 (31.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (21.47%) Oracle RAC
4 52 (15.29%) Hyper-V
5 50 (14.71%) VMware ESX
6 36 (10.59%) XenApp
7 32 (9.41%) vSphere
8 23 (6.76%) NFS
9 18 (5.29%) vCloud
10 16 (4.71%) Oracle RMAN
11 15 (4.41%) XenDesktop
12 13 (3.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 12 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (2.65%) XenServer
15 5 (1.47%) Postfix
15 5 (1.47%) VMware Server
15 5 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (1.47%) Terminal Services
16 4 (1.18%) Xen
16 4 (1.18%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 49 (14.41%) Puppet
2 45 (13.24%) SCCM
3 35 (10.29%) SCOM
4 27 (7.94%) Data Guard
5 21 (6.18%) BMC PATROL
6 15 (4.41%) HP SIM
7 12 (3.53%) SCOrch
8 11 (3.24%) MIMEsweeper
8 11 (3.24%) MAILsweeper
8 11 (3.24%) Backup Exec
9 10 (2.94%) Control-M
9 10 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (2.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 8 (2.35%) NetBackup
11 8 (2.35%) Tivoli
11 8 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (2.35%) Nagios
12 7 (2.06%) WSUS
12 7 (2.06%) SCVMM
13 5 (1.47%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 137 (40.29%) VMware
2 119 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 107 (31.47%) Oracle
4 76 (22.35%) HP
5 72 (21.18%) IBM
6 69 (20.29%) Citrix
7 46 (13.53%) Cisco
8 43 (12.65%) Red Hat
9 31 (9.12%) Remedy
10 25 (7.35%) NetApp
11 23 (6.76%) EMC
12 22 (6.47%) BMC
13 21 (6.18%) Dell
14 15 (4.41%) Sybase
15 14 (4.12%) Symantec
16 13 (3.82%) Veritas
17 12 (3.53%) CheckPoint
18 9 (2.65%) Sophos
19 8 (2.35%) Bloomberg
20 7 (2.06%) Juniper
Croydon, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago