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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 234 253 192
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -61
Contract jobs citing Clustering 185 173 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.71% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 2.18% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 145
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £575 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
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
7230 7925 8157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.69% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4861 5471 5512
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 25 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 25 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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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 +12 29 £450 +11.80% 18
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 25 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.

1 189 (53.39%) Windows
2 140 (39.55%) VMware
3 136 (38.42%) Microsoft
4 134 (37.85%) SQL
5 133 (37.57%) Linux
6 128 (36.16%) SQL Server
7 115 (32.49%) Finance
8 111 (31.36%) Active Directory
9 105 (29.66%) SAN
10 103 (29.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 102 (28.81%) Oracle
12 94 (26.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 87 (24.58%) UNIX
14 83 (23.45%) Replication
15 75 (21.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 68 (19.21%) Oracle RAC
17 60 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
17 60 (16.95%) HP
18 59 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 58 (16.38%) Citrix
19 58 (16.38%) DNS
20 57 (16.10%) Cisco
20 57 (16.10%) IBM
21 56 (15.82%) ITIL
22 55 (15.54%) MS Exchange
22 55 (15.54%) PowerShell
23 52 (14.69%) Red Hat
24 49 (13.84%) Migration
24 49 (13.84%) Python
24 49 (13.84%) Banking

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (15.54%) MS Exchange
2 41 (11.58%) WebLogic
3 38 (10.73%) SharePoint
3 38 (10.73%) WebSphere
4 33 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (9.04%) IIS
6 23 (6.50%) Lync
7 15 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (3.11%) Tomcat
11 10 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.98%) Node.js
14 6 (1.69%) Apache
15 5 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
16 4 (1.13%) Oracle Spatial
16 4 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
16 4 (1.13%) SAS
17 2 (0.56%) CICS
Applications
1 38 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.26%) MS Office
3 6 (1.69%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (7.06%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
1 30 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.54%) Office 365
3 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.41%) PaaS
5 4 (1.13%) IaaS
6 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (29.66%) SAN
2 58 (16.38%) DNS
3 48 (13.56%) Firewall
4 39 (11.02%) TCP/IP
5 35 (9.89%) DHCP
6 28 (7.91%) NAS
7 21 (5.93%) VPN
7 21 (5.93%) LDAP
8 20 (5.65%) WAN
9 19 (5.37%) HTTP
10 16 (4.52%) LAN
10 16 (4.52%) iSCSI
10 16 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (3.67%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (3.67%) Internet
12 12 (3.39%) SSL
12 12 (3.39%) Unified Communications
12 12 (3.39%) VLAN
13 7 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (1.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (36.16%) SQL Server
2 75 (21.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (13.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 43 (12.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (12.15%) Oracle Database
5 41 (11.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (9.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 29 (8.19%) Oracle Exadata
8 29 (8.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 24 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (6.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 20 (5.65%) MySQL
12 19 (5.37%) RDBMS
12 19 (5.37%) Relational Database
13 16 (4.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.98%) DTS
Development Applications
1 25 (7.06%) JIRA
2 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.56%) Toad
3 2 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 115 (32.49%) Finance
2 49 (13.84%) Banking
3 24 (6.78%) Financial Institution
4 16 (4.52%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.39%) Retail
6 5 (1.41%) Advertising
7 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.85%) 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 65 (18.36%) DBA
2 48 (13.56%) Architect
3 42 (11.86%) SQL DBA
4 35 (9.89%) Administrator
5 26 (7.34%) Consultant
5 26 (7.34%) Infrastructure Architect
5 26 (7.34%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (6.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 18 (5.08%) Wintel Engineer
8 17 (4.80%) Oracle DBA
8 17 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (4.52%) Developer
9 16 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (3.39%) Analyst
12 10 (2.82%) Project Manager
12 10 (2.82%) Support Engineer
12 10 (2.82%) VMware Engineer
12 10 (2.82%) Senior DBA
13 9 (2.54%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 27 (7.63%) Middleware
3 23 (6.50%) .NET
4 9 (2.54%) Web Services
5 8 (2.26%) LAMP
5 8 (2.26%) CSS
6 6 (1.69%) JMX
7 5 (1.41%) HTML
7 5 (1.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 5 (1.41%) Application Packaging
8 4 (1.13%) JDBC
9 3 (0.85%) SOAP
9 3 (0.85%) J2EE
9 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.56%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.56%) JAX-WS
10 2 (0.56%) RESTful
10 2 (0.56%) HTML5
10 2 (0.56%) JAX-RS
10 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 83 (23.45%) Replication
2 22 (6.21%) Hedge funds
3 11 (3.11%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.54%) EqualLogic
5 8 (2.26%) iSeries
5 8 (2.26%) AS400
6 7 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.41%) Firmware
8 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.41%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.13%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.85%) CESG
10 3 (0.85%) Open Source
11 2 (0.56%) Online Games
11 2 (0.56%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 189 (53.39%) Windows
2 133 (37.57%) Linux
3 94 (26.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (24.58%) UNIX
5 60 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (12.43%) Solaris
7 44 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (8.47%) SELinux
9 22 (6.21%) Windows 7
10 12 (3.39%) CentOS
11 10 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (2.54%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (1.98%) AIX
13 7 (1.98%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.56%) zOS
15 2 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.82%) ITIL
2 49 (13.84%) Migration
3 36 (10.17%) High Availability
3 36 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (9.32%) SOA
6 31 (8.76%) Configuration Management
7 30 (8.47%) Load Balancing
8 24 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
9 22 (6.21%) Capacity Management
10 20 (5.65%) Change Management
11 19 (5.37%) DevOps
12 18 (5.08%) Project Management
13 16 (4.52%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.39%) Database Security
15 11 (3.11%) Release Management
16 9 (2.54%) ETL
16 9 (2.54%) Business Continuity
16 9 (2.54%) Asset Management
17 8 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 134 (37.85%) SQL
2 55 (15.54%) PowerShell
3 49 (13.84%) Python
4 45 (12.71%) Perl
5 44 (12.43%) Bash Shell
6 33 (9.32%) Ruby
7 32 (9.04%) T-SQL
8 28 (7.91%) Java
9 19 (5.37%) C
10 16 (4.52%) PL/SQL
10 16 (4.52%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.98%) PHP
11 7 (1.98%) C#
12 3 (0.85%) JCL
12 3 (0.85%) VBScript
12 3 (0.85%) VB
13 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.56%) COBOL
13 2 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 44 (12.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (8.19%) MCITP
3 26 (7.34%) MCSE
4 19 (5.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (4.24%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.95%) Degree
7 9 (2.54%) MCDBA
8 8 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.26%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.69%) MCTS
9 6 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (1.13%) RHCE
11 4 (1.13%) CCNA
12 3 (0.85%) OCP
12 3 (0.85%) OCA
12 3 (0.85%) NCDA
13 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 2 (0.56%) VCP5
13 2 (0.56%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 111 (31.36%) Active Directory
2 103 (29.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (19.21%) Oracle RAC
4 45 (12.71%) Hyper-V
5 41 (11.58%) VMware ESX
6 27 (7.63%) XenApp
7 22 (6.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 22 (6.21%) vSphere
8 18 (5.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 18 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (3.95%) vCloud
10 12 (3.39%) NFS
11 10 (2.82%) XenDesktop
12 9 (2.54%) XenServer
13 8 (2.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (1.98%) 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 44 (12.43%) Puppet
2 42 (11.86%) SCCM
3 37 (10.45%) SCOM
4 30 (8.47%) Data Guard
5 14 (3.95%) BMC PATROL
6 13 (3.67%) Nagios
7 12 (3.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (3.39%) NetBackup
8 11 (3.11%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (2.82%) HP SIM
10 9 (2.54%) WSUS
10 9 (2.54%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.98%) 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%) BladeLogic
13 5 (1.41%) Backup Exec
14 4 (1.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 140 (39.55%) VMware
2 136 (38.42%) Microsoft
3 102 (28.81%) Oracle
4 60 (16.95%) HP
5 58 (16.38%) Citrix
6 57 (16.10%) Cisco
6 57 (16.10%) IBM
7 52 (14.69%) Red Hat
8 34 (9.60%) EMC
9 33 (9.32%) Remedy
10 22 (6.21%) Veritas
11 21 (5.93%) NetApp
12 19 (5.37%) Dell
13 17 (4.80%) BMC
14 15 (4.24%) Sybase
15 11 (3.11%) Juniper
16 10 (2.82%) CheckPoint
16 10 (2.82%) Symantec
17 9 (2.54%) Sun
17 9 (2.54%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Streamline Connections
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London
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Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
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City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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