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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 287 292 248
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -44
Contract jobs citing Clustering 151 142 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 1.63% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 77 103
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £22.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +5.55%
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
8152 8691 8822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.80% 36.84% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5739 6096 5954
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 171 166
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.86 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.18% -3.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 32 £475 +26.66% 5
Hounslow - 3 £415 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £325 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £438 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 140 (48.61%) Windows
2 121 (42.01%) Linux
3 101 (35.07%) High Availability
4 99 (34.38%) SQL Server
5 91 (31.60%) Microsoft
5 91 (31.60%) Finance
6 87 (30.21%) Active Directory
7 76 (26.39%) Unix
7 76 (26.39%) VMware
7 76 (26.39%) Windows Server
8 71 (24.65%) SQL
9 69 (23.96%) ITIL
10 68 (23.61%) SAN
10 68 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (21.53%) DNS
12 60 (20.83%) Replication
13 59 (20.49%) Microsoft Clustering
14 58 (20.14%) Oracle
15 57 (19.79%) Python
16 56 (19.44%) HP
17 55 (19.10%) Puppet
18 54 (18.75%) Red Hat
19 50 (17.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 49 (17.01%) Perl
21 47 (16.32%) PowerShell
22 45 (15.63%) Firewall
23 44 (15.28%) Disaster Recovery
24 42 (14.58%) Data Centre
25 41 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
26 40 (13.89%) Bash Shell

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 26 (9.03%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.60%) IIS
3 17 (5.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 14 (4.86%) Apache
6 10 (3.47%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (2.78%) JBoss
9 7 (2.43%) Confluence
9 7 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (2.43%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.08%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.74%) MediaWiki
11 5 (1.74%) nginx
11 5 (1.74%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.04%) IBM Domino
12 3 (1.04%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 33 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.69%) MS Office
2 2 (0.69%) MS Project
2 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.17%) Faxination
2 8 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.43%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.56%) Office 365
3 14 (4.86%) Mimecast
4 6 (2.08%) IaaS
4 6 (2.08%) PaaS
5 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.74%) SaaS
6 4 (1.39%) IBM PureFlex
7 3 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 68 (23.61%) SAN
2 62 (21.53%) DNS
3 45 (15.63%) Firewall
4 31 (10.76%) LAN
4 31 (10.76%) WAN
5 29 (10.07%) LDAP
5 29 (10.07%) TCP/IP
6 21 (7.29%) NAS
7 17 (5.90%) DHCP
8 14 (4.86%) HTTP
9 13 (4.51%) SSL
10 12 (4.17%) Internet
11 11 (3.82%) SMTP
12 8 (2.78%) Network Security
13 7 (2.43%) NetScaler
14 6 (2.08%) VPN
15 5 (1.74%) IPsec
15 5 (1.74%) iSCSI
16 4 (1.39%) BGP
16 4 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (10.76%) Oracle Database
4 24 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (6.25%) MySQL
7 18 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 16 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (3.47%) RDBMS
13 9 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.39%) OLTP
15 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (11.81%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.43%) JIRA
5 6 (2.08%) Artifactory
6 5 (1.74%) Hudson
6 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.74%) Subversion
7 3 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.04%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.04%) NUnit
7 3 (1.04%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.69%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.69%) Toad
8 2 (0.69%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 91 (31.60%) Finance
2 27 (9.38%) Banking
3 22 (7.64%) Financial Institution
4 14 (4.86%) Retail
5 10 (3.47%) Law
5 10 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.08%) Legal
7 4 (1.39%) Back Office
8 3 (1.04%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.69%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) International Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (23.96%) Administrator
2 54 (18.75%) DBA
3 38 (13.19%) SQL DBA
4 30 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 21 (7.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 21 (7.29%) Unix Administrator
7 20 (6.94%) Automation Engineer
7 20 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (6.60%) Consultant
8 19 (6.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 18 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
10 16 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 15 (5.21%) Developer
12 13 (4.51%) Architect
12 13 (4.51%) Oracle DBA
13 12 (4.17%) Analyst
13 12 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 11 (3.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.99%) HTML
2 16 (5.56%) .NET
2 16 (5.56%) Middleware
3 11 (3.82%) Web Services
4 9 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (2.43%) JSON
5 7 (2.43%) RESTful
5 7 (2.43%) SOAP
6 6 (2.08%) J2EE
6 6 (2.08%) XML
7 5 (1.74%) JMS
7 5 (1.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 5 (1.74%) WPF
8 4 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (1.39%) LAMP
8 4 (1.39%) LINQ
8 4 (1.39%) WCF
9 3 (1.04%) ADO.NET
9 3 (1.04%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.83%) Replication
2 42 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.90%) Public Cloud
4 15 (5.21%) Blackberry
5 14 (4.86%) Hedge funds
6 12 (4.17%) CLARiiON
7 10 (3.47%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.13%) EMC VNX
9 8 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.78%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.08%) EqualLogic
11 5 (1.74%) EMC VMAX
11 5 (1.74%) HACMP
11 5 (1.74%) Wiki
12 4 (1.39%) BYOD
12 4 (1.39%) DataPower
12 4 (1.39%) DLPAR
12 4 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.04%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 140 (48.61%) Windows
2 121 (42.01%) Linux
3 76 (26.39%) Unix
3 76 (26.39%) Windows Server
4 50 (17.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (7.99%) AIX
7 23 (7.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (7.64%) Solaris
9 12 (4.17%) Android
9 12 (4.17%) Apple iOS
9 12 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
10 10 (3.47%) CentOS
11 9 (3.13%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.74%) Debian
12 5 (1.74%) VMS
13 3 (1.04%) SUSE
13 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (35.07%) High Availability
2 69 (23.96%) ITIL
3 44 (15.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (13.54%) Migration
5 36 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (12.15%) DevOps
7 32 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (9.03%) Load Balancing
10 21 (7.29%) Change Management
11 18 (6.25%) Configuration Management
11 18 (6.25%) ITIL V3
12 17 (5.90%) Patch Management
12 17 (5.90%) Server Building
13 15 (5.21%) Capacity Management
13 15 (5.21%) Service Delivery
13 15 (5.21%) SOA
14 14 (4.86%) Database Mirroring
15 12 (4.17%) PRINCE2
15 12 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.65%) SQL
2 57 (19.79%) Python
3 49 (17.01%) Perl
4 47 (16.32%) PowerShell
5 40 (13.89%) Bash Shell
6 24 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 18 (6.25%) C#
7 18 (6.25%) Ruby
8 16 (5.56%) PHP
9 13 (4.51%) C
9 13 (4.51%) Java
10 11 (3.82%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.74%) XAML
12 4 (1.39%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.04%) Korn
13 3 (1.04%) VB
14 2 (0.69%) C++
14 2 (0.69%) VBScript
15 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (3.47%) MCSE
3 9 (3.13%) Degree
4 8 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.43%) CCNA
5 7 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.74%) MCSA
6 5 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.04%) OCP
8 2 (0.69%) CCA
8 2 (0.69%) CCNP
8 2 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.69%) MCP
8 2 (0.69%) MCTS
8 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.69%) RHCE
8 2 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.04%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) ISO15022
3 2 (0.69%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 87 (30.21%) Active Directory
2 68 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.72%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 20 (6.94%) vSphere
6 13 (4.51%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (4.17%) KVM
7 12 (4.17%) RHEV
7 12 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 11 (3.82%) GFS2
8 11 (3.82%) GlusterFS
8 11 (3.82%) OCFS2
9 9 (3.13%) VMware ESX
9 9 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.78%) Veritas File System
10 8 (2.78%) XenApp
10 8 (2.78%) XenDesktop
11 7 (2.43%) NFS
11 7 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (2.08%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 59 (20.49%) Microsoft Clustering
2 55 (19.10%) Puppet
3 22 (7.64%) Failover Clustering
4 16 (5.56%) Ansible
5 14 (4.86%) SCCM
6 13 (4.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (4.17%) CFEngine
8 11 (3.82%) SELinux
9 9 (3.13%) Control-M
9 9 (3.13%) Data Guard
9 9 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (2.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 8 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (2.43%) NetBackup
11 7 (2.43%) Red Hat Satellite
11 7 (2.43%) SCOM
12 6 (2.08%) Nagios
12 6 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (2.08%) WSUS
12 6 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (31.60%) Microsoft
2 76 (26.39%) VMware
3 58 (20.14%) Oracle
4 56 (19.44%) HP
5 54 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 38 (13.19%) EMC
7 32 (11.11%) Citrix
8 26 (9.03%) IBM
9 24 (8.33%) Veritas
10 20 (6.94%) NetApp
11 19 (6.60%) Cisco
11 19 (6.60%) Dell
12 18 (6.25%) Symantec
13 14 (4.86%) MobileIron
13 14 (4.86%) TOWER Software
14 12 (4.17%) IronPort
14 12 (4.17%) RightFax
15 11 (3.82%) Postini
15 11 (3.82%) Proofpoint
16 9 (3.13%) F5
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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