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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 266 312 265
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -47
Contract jobs citing Clustering 175 134 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 1.53% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 80 103
Median daily rate £438 £420 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £369 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.22%
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
8278 8782 9186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.46% 37.14% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5830 6087 6125
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 160 184
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% +13.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.09 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +19 40 £475 +11.76% 5
Canary Wharf - 4 £325 -
Hammersmith +2 1 £438 -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Harrow - 1 £488 -
Hounslow - 1 £415 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 144 (48.00%) Linux
2 138 (46.00%) Windows
3 106 (35.33%) High Availability
4 96 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 94 (31.33%) Unix
5 94 (31.33%) Microsoft
6 92 (30.67%) Active Directory
7 83 (27.67%) Finance
8 77 (25.67%) VMware
9 75 (25.00%) DNS
9 75 (25.00%) ITIL
10 72 (24.00%) SAN
11 69 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 69 (23.00%) Windows Server
12 66 (22.00%) SQL
13 65 (21.67%) Python
14 62 (20.67%) HP
15 61 (20.33%) Oracle
15 61 (20.33%) Puppet
16 58 (19.33%) Red Hat
16 58 (19.33%) Bash Shell
17 55 (18.33%) PowerShell
17 55 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 55 (18.33%) Perl
18 53 (17.67%) Firewall
18 53 (17.67%) Microsoft Clustering
19 51 (17.00%) Replication
20 46 (15.33%) Migration
21 45 (15.00%) Data Centre
22 42 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 32 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 29 (9.67%) IIS
3 21 (7.00%) Apache
4 17 (5.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (5.67%) WebSphere
5 13 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.33%) JBoss
6 10 (3.33%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (2.67%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.33%) Confluence
10 6 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (2.00%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.67%) MediaWiki
11 5 (1.67%) nginx
12 4 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.00%) Apache Pig
13 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (1.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 32 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Faxination
2 8 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.33%) Office 365
3 14 (4.67%) Mimecast
4 8 (2.67%) IaaS
4 8 (2.67%) PaaS
5 7 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.33%) GitHub
6 4 (1.33%) IBM PureFlex
6 4 (1.33%) SaaS
7 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 75 (25.00%) DNS
2 72 (24.00%) SAN
3 53 (17.67%) Firewall
4 34 (11.33%) LAN
4 34 (11.33%) LDAP
4 34 (11.33%) WAN
5 31 (10.33%) TCP/IP
6 23 (7.67%) NAS
7 22 (7.33%) DHCP
8 18 (6.00%) SSL
9 13 (4.33%) Internet
10 11 (3.67%) SMTP
11 10 (3.33%) HTTP
12 7 (2.33%) Network Security
13 6 (2.00%) FTP
13 6 (2.00%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.00%) VPN
14 5 (1.67%) IPsec
14 5 (1.67%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (9.33%) Oracle Database
4 23 (7.67%) MySQL
4 23 (7.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 19 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (3.67%) RDBMS
12 10 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (1.67%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (13.67%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.33%) JIRA
5 6 (2.00%) Artifactory
6 5 (1.67%) Hudson
6 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.67%) Subversion
7 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.00%) GoCD
7 3 (1.00%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.00%) NUnit
7 3 (1.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.67%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 83 (27.67%) Finance
2 26 (8.67%) Banking
3 22 (7.33%) Financial Institution
4 13 (4.33%) Retail
5 10 (3.33%) Legal
5 10 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.00%) Law
7 4 (1.33%) Back Office
7 4 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Advertising
8 2 (0.67%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) International Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (23.00%) Administrator
2 53 (17.67%) DBA
3 32 (10.67%) SQL DBA
4 29 (9.67%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (9.00%) Linux Engineer
6 25 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 25 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 23 (7.67%) SQL Server DBA
8 21 (7.00%) Consultant
9 20 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 20 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 19 (6.33%) Automation Engineer
10 19 (6.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 19 (6.33%) Unix Administrator
11 16 (5.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 14 (4.67%) Architect
13 13 (4.33%) Developer
13 13 (4.33%) Oracle DBA
14 12 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.00%) HTML
2 22 (7.33%) Middleware
3 14 (4.67%) .NET
4 11 (3.67%) Web Services
5 10 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (2.67%) J2EE
7 7 (2.33%) JSON
7 7 (2.33%) SOAP
8 6 (2.00%) XML
9 5 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.67%) JMS
9 5 (1.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 5 (1.67%) RESTful
9 5 (1.67%) WPF
10 4 (1.33%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.33%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (1.33%) LAMP
10 4 (1.33%) LINQ
10 4 (1.33%) WCF
11 3 (1.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.00%) Replication
2 45 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.00%) Public Cloud
4 16 (5.33%) Hedge funds
5 15 (5.00%) Blackberry
6 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.00%) CLARiiON
7 10 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.33%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.67%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.00%) EqualLogic
10 5 (1.67%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.67%) HACMP
10 5 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.67%) Wiki
11 4 (1.33%) BYOD
11 4 (1.33%) DataPower
11 4 (1.33%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 144 (48.00%) Linux
2 138 (46.00%) Windows
3 94 (31.33%) Unix
4 69 (23.00%) Windows Server
5 55 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (9.33%) Solaris
9 24 (8.00%) AIX
10 23 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (5.00%) CentOS
12 12 (4.00%) Android
12 12 (4.00%) Apple iOS
12 12 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (3.00%) Ubuntu
14 7 (2.33%) VMS
15 6 (2.00%) SUSE
16 5 (1.67%) Debian
17 3 (1.00%) HPUX
17 3 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (35.33%) High Availability
2 75 (25.00%) ITIL
3 46 (15.33%) Migration
4 42 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (12.67%) DevOps
6 33 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (11.00%) Performance Tuning
7 31 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (9.00%) Load Balancing
9 23 (7.67%) Service Delivery
10 20 (6.67%) Patch Management
11 19 (6.33%) Configuration Management
11 19 (6.33%) ITIL V3
12 16 (5.33%) Change Management
12 16 (5.33%) Server Building
13 14 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (4.67%) Service Management
13 14 (4.67%) SOA
14 12 (4.00%) PRINCE2
14 12 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.00%) SQL
2 65 (21.67%) Python
3 58 (19.33%) Bash Shell
4 55 (18.33%) Perl
4 55 (18.33%) PowerShell
5 29 (9.67%) Ruby
6 19 (6.33%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.67%) PHP
8 16 (5.33%) C
9 15 (5.00%) C#
9 15 (5.00%) Java
9 15 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.67%) XAML
11 4 (1.33%) VBA
12 3 (1.00%) Korn
12 3 (1.00%) Pig Latin
12 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.00%) VB
13 2 (0.67%) C++
14 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (3.33%) Degree
4 9 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.67%) MCSE
6 7 (2.33%) CCNA
6 7 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.67%) MCSA
7 5 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.33%) OCP
9 3 (1.00%) IBM Certification
9 3 (1.00%) MCITP
10 2 (0.67%) CCA
10 2 (0.67%) CCAA
10 2 (0.67%) CCNP
10 2 (0.67%) MCTS
10 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.67%) RHCE
10 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 7 (2.33%) QA
2 5 (1.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) ISO15022
3 2 (0.67%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 92 (30.67%) Active Directory
2 69 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.67%) Hyper-V
4 22 (7.33%) vSphere
5 20 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 19 (6.33%) GFS2
6 19 (6.33%) GlusterFS
6 19 (6.33%) OCFS2
7 17 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (3.67%) VMware ESX
9 9 (3.00%) NFS
9 9 (3.00%) Samba
9 9 (3.00%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.67%) RHEV
10 8 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (2.67%) XenApp
11 7 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (2.00%) GPFS
12 6 (2.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 61 (20.33%) Puppet
2 53 (17.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 30 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
4 23 (7.67%) Ansible
5 20 (6.67%) CFEngine
6 19 (6.33%) SELinux
7 13 (4.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 12 (4.00%) NetBackup
8 12 (4.00%) SCCM
9 10 (3.33%) Nagios
9 10 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
10 9 (3.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (2.67%) Control-M
11 8 (2.67%) Data Guard
11 8 (2.67%) OpenView
11 8 (2.67%) ServiceCenter
11 8 (2.67%) WSUS
12 7 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (2.33%) SCOM
13 6 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 77 (25.67%) VMware
3 62 (20.67%) HP
4 61 (20.33%) Oracle
5 58 (19.33%) Red Hat
6 37 (12.33%) EMC
7 31 (10.33%) Citrix
7 31 (10.33%) IBM
8 27 (9.00%) NetApp
8 27 (9.00%) Veritas
9 23 (7.67%) Symantec
10 19 (6.33%) Dell
11 16 (5.33%) Cisco
12 14 (4.67%) MobileIron
12 14 (4.67%) TOWER Software
13 12 (4.00%) IronPort
13 12 (4.00%) RightFax
14 11 (3.67%) Postini
14 11 (3.67%) Proofpoint
15 9 (3.00%) Brocade
London
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Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
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Quant Capital
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City, London
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Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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