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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 276 246 226
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -20
Contract jobs citing Clustering 138 163 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.78% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 2.16% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 110 127
Average daily rate £450 £431 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £337 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +3.44%
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
7568 7531 8236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.79% 36.15% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5293 5276 5595
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 147 160
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +36 38 £450 +12.50% 13
Croydon -12 2 £388 -3.12%
Canary Wharf - 2 £454 -
Harrow - 1 £463 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 144 (44.31%) SQL
2 139 (42.77%) SQL Server
3 126 (38.77%) Windows
4 116 (35.69%) Linux
5 105 (32.31%) Oracle
6 100 (30.77%) Finance
7 95 (29.23%) Microsoft
8 91 (28.00%) Replication
9 88 (27.08%) Oracle Database
10 68 (20.92%) Windows Server
10 68 (20.92%) Red Hat
10 68 (20.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 66 (20.31%) Oracle Database 11g
12 63 (19.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 55 (16.92%) VMware
13 55 (16.92%) Active Directory
14 49 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 49 (15.08%) Performance Tuning
15 46 (14.15%) High Availability
15 46 (14.15%) PowerShell
16 44 (13.54%) Shell Script
16 44 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 43 (13.23%) Oracle RAC
18 42 (12.92%) DNS
18 42 (12.92%) T-SQL
19 41 (12.62%) Unix
19 41 (12.62%) Change Management
19 41 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
20 40 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 39 (12.00%) Migration

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (7.08%) IIS
2 17 (5.23%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 16 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.62%) Apache
4 15 (4.62%) WebLogic
5 14 (4.31%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.15%) JBoss
7 7 (2.15%) Lync
8 6 (1.85%) Confluence
8 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.54%) Node.js
10 4 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.23%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.23%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Project
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.23%) Faxination
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.08%) Office 365
2 9 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.15%) GitHub
4 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.54%) SaaS
6 4 (1.23%) IaaS
6 4 (1.23%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.23%) PaaS
6 4 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
6 4 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.92%) DNS
2 35 (10.77%) SAN
3 29 (8.92%) HTTP
4 23 (7.08%) DHCP
5 19 (5.85%) Firewall
6 14 (4.31%) SSL
7 12 (3.69%) LDAP
8 11 (3.38%) NAS
8 11 (3.38%) VPN
9 9 (2.77%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.46%) IPv6
10 8 (2.46%) iSCSI
10 8 (2.46%) WAN
11 7 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (2.15%) LAN
11 7 (2.15%) Network Security
12 6 (1.85%) BGP
13 5 (1.54%) EIGRP
13 5 (1.54%) Internet
13 5 (1.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (42.77%) SQL Server
2 88 (27.08%) Oracle Database
3 68 (20.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (20.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 49 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (10.77%) MySQL
9 34 (10.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (8.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 27 (8.31%) Sybase ASE
11 26 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
13 20 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
14 19 (5.85%) SQL Server 2000
15 18 (5.54%) Oracle BI EE
15 18 (5.54%) Relational Database
16 16 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (4.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.69%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.69%) NUnit
3 12 (3.69%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.77%) Subversion
5 8 (2.46%) MSBuild
6 7 (2.15%) JIRA
7 3 (0.92%) Hudson
8 2 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.62%) JMeter
8 2 (0.62%) JUnit
8 2 (0.62%) Maven
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.62%) Selenium
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.31%) ERwin
9 1 (0.31%) MSI
9 1 (0.31%) Optimizeit
General
1 100 (30.77%) Finance
2 31 (9.54%) Banking
3 29 (8.92%) Financial Institution
4 17 (5.23%) Law
5 15 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.08%) Legal
7 7 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.54%) Games
9 4 (1.23%) Front Office
9 4 (1.23%) Marketing
10 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.92%) Retail
11 2 (0.62%) Back Office
11 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (33.23%) DBA
2 60 (18.46%) SQL DBA
3 45 (13.85%) Administrator
4 39 (12.00%) Developer
4 39 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
5 27 (8.31%) SQL Server DBA
5 27 (8.31%) Sybase DBA
6 25 (7.69%) Architect
7 19 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.23%) Analyst
8 17 (5.23%) Unix Administrator
9 16 (4.92%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 15 (4.62%) Production DBA
11 14 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.31%) Linux Support
12 13 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 12 (3.69%) Senior DBA
14 11 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
15 10 (3.08%) Senior SQL DBA
16 9 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.00%) .NET
2 17 (5.23%) Web Services
3 16 (4.92%) CSS
3 16 (4.92%) Middleware
4 15 (4.62%) SOAP
5 13 (4.00%) HTML
6 12 (3.69%) WCF
7 10 (3.08%) JSON
7 10 (3.08%) WPF
8 9 (2.77%) Django
8 9 (2.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 8 (2.46%) ADO.NET
9 8 (2.46%) LINQ
9 8 (2.46%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (2.15%) LAMP
10 7 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.15%) RESTful
10 7 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (2.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (28.00%) Replication
2 33 (10.15%) Data Centre
3 24 (7.38%) Client/Server
4 21 (6.46%) Hedge funds
5 8 (2.46%) EMC VMAX
6 7 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.85%) Social Media
8 5 (1.54%) iSeries
8 5 (1.54%) NHS
9 4 (1.23%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.23%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.23%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.23%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.92%) Life Science
10 3 (0.92%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 126 (38.77%) Windows
2 116 (35.69%) Linux
3 68 (20.92%) Windows Server
4 63 (19.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (12.62%) Unix
6 37 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (5.85%) Solaris
10 5 (1.54%) Android
10 5 (1.54%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.23%) CentOS
11 4 (1.23%) Debian
11 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.23%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.92%) AIX
12 3 (0.92%) CatOS
12 3 (0.92%) OpenVMS
12 3 (0.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.08%) Performance Tuning
2 46 (14.15%) High Availability
3 41 (12.62%) Change Management
3 41 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (12.00%) Migration
5 38 (11.69%) ITIL
6 35 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (9.23%) Load Balancing
8 29 (8.92%) Configuration Management
9 28 (8.62%) Database Mirroring
9 28 (8.62%) Incident Management
10 27 (8.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (7.69%) DevOps
12 23 (7.08%) Service Management
13 17 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (5.23%) Database Security
13 17 (5.23%) ETL
13 17 (5.23%) Patch Management
14 13 (4.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (44.31%) SQL
2 46 (14.15%) PowerShell
3 44 (13.54%) Shell Script
4 42 (12.92%) T-SQL
5 35 (10.77%) Python
6 31 (9.54%) Perl
7 23 (7.08%) Java
8 20 (6.15%) C#
9 16 (4.92%) JavaScript
10 14 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.69%) Ruby
12 10 (3.08%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.77%) PHP
13 9 (2.77%) VBScript
13 9 (2.77%) XAML
14 3 (0.92%) Korn
15 2 (0.62%) C
15 2 (0.62%) C++
15 2 (0.62%) Go
15 2 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (3.38%) Degree
1 11 (3.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.54%) OCP
4 5 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.23%) CCNA
5 4 (1.23%) CCNP
5 4 (1.23%) MCDBA
5 4 (1.23%) MCSA
5 4 (1.23%) MCSE
5 4 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.92%) CISMP
6 3 (0.92%) CISSP
6 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.92%) MCTS
6 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) MCITP
7 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (16.92%) Active Directory
2 43 (13.23%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.15%) vSphere
5 18 (5.54%) Hyper-V
6 16 (4.92%) NFS
7 12 (3.69%) XenApp
8 8 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.85%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.54%) GFS2
10 5 (1.54%) GlusterFS
10 5 (1.54%) OCFS2
10 5 (1.54%) vCloud
10 5 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (1.23%) Docker
11 4 (1.23%) Firmware
12 3 (0.92%) KVM
12 3 (0.92%) RHEV
12 3 (0.92%) Samba
Systems Management
1 34 (10.46%) Data Guard
2 31 (9.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 26 (8.00%) Puppet
4 17 (5.23%) SCCM
5 12 (3.69%) SCOM
6 10 (3.08%) vMotion
7 6 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (1.54%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.54%) CFEngine
8 5 (1.54%) SELinux
9 4 (1.23%) Icinga
9 4 (1.23%) Nagios
9 4 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.92%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.92%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.92%) QRadar
10 3 (0.92%) Simpana
10 3 (0.92%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.62%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 105 (32.31%) Oracle
2 95 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 68 (20.92%) Red Hat
4 55 (16.92%) VMware
5 30 (9.23%) SAP
6 29 (8.92%) HP
7 28 (8.62%) Sybase
8 25 (7.69%) Citrix
9 21 (6.46%) NetApp
10 20 (6.15%) Cisco
11 17 (5.23%) EMC
12 15 (4.62%) Siebel
12 15 (4.62%) Veritas
13 14 (4.31%) F5
14 10 (3.08%) IBM
15 7 (2.15%) Red Gate
16 6 (1.85%) Dell
17 5 (1.54%) Splunk
17 5 (1.54%) Symantec
18 4 (1.23%) Rackspace
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day £450.00 Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago