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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 252 224 225
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 148 178 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 2.18% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 132 100
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 £432
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £314 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £22.63
% change year-on-year
+30.83% +32.59%
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
7552 8179 7661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.56% 37.42% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5224 5607 5418
Average daily rate £455 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 165 162
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.67 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £51.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +3 43 £405 -0.80% 21
Croydon -5 1 £400 +6.66% 2
Brentford -10 1 £525 -3.66%
Enfield - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 158 (47.73%) Windows
2 129 (38.97%) Linux
3 128 (38.67%) VMware
4 118 (35.65%) SQL Server
5 114 (34.44%) SQL
6 110 (33.23%) Microsoft
7 102 (30.82%) DNS
8 100 (30.21%) Active Directory
9 93 (28.10%) Oracle
9 93 (28.10%) Finance
10 84 (25.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 75 (22.66%) SAN
12 73 (22.05%) Puppet
13 71 (21.45%) Perl
14 69 (20.85%) Red Hat
14 69 (20.85%) Firewall
14 69 (20.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 65 (19.64%) MS Exchange
16 64 (19.34%) HP
17 61 (18.43%) Replication
18 59 (17.82%) ITIL
18 59 (17.82%) UNIX
19 56 (16.92%) Shell Script
20 52 (15.71%) Load Balancing
21 50 (15.11%) Citrix
22 49 (14.80%) Python
23 48 (14.50%) TCP/IP
24 47 (14.20%) MS Excel
24 47 (14.20%) Ruby
25 46 (13.90%) IIS

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 65 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 46 (13.90%) IIS
3 38 (11.48%) SharePoint
3 38 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (10.27%) Lync
5 28 (8.46%) Apache
6 27 (8.16%) WebSphere
6 27 (8.16%) Tomcat
7 18 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (5.14%) WebLogic
8 17 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (5.14%) OpenStack
9 16 (4.83%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (4.83%) Office Communications Server
10 15 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (3.32%) Apache Solr
12 10 (3.02%) Adobe CQ
12 10 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (3.02%) nginx
13 6 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 47 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.83%) MS Office
3 8 (2.42%) MS Project
4 7 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.81%) SPSS
6 2 (0.60%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.02%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.37%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.65%) PaaS
3 20 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.53%) Heroku
4 15 (4.53%) Engine Yard
4 15 (4.53%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (3.63%) Office 365
6 10 (3.02%) IaaS
7 4 (1.21%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.91%) SaaS
8 3 (0.91%) GitHub
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.30%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 102 (30.82%) DNS
2 75 (22.66%) SAN
3 69 (20.85%) Firewall
4 48 (14.50%) TCP/IP
5 44 (13.29%) VLAN
6 36 (10.88%) DHCP
7 33 (9.97%) LDAP
8 29 (8.76%) VPN
9 28 (8.46%) NAS
10 22 (6.65%) iSCSI
11 17 (5.14%) SSL
12 16 (4.83%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (4.53%) LAN
13 15 (4.53%) HTTP
14 12 (3.63%) WAN
15 11 (3.32%) Internet
16 10 (3.02%) PBX
16 10 (3.02%) VoIP
16 10 (3.02%) MPLS
17 9 (2.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (35.65%) SQL Server
2 44 (13.29%) MySQL
3 40 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (12.08%) Relational Database
4 33 (9.97%) RDBMS
5 32 (9.67%) NoSQL
6 31 (9.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (9.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (8.46%) MongoDB
8 27 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (6.95%) Oracle Database
11 18 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (3.63%) Oracle Exadata
13 12 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (3.02%) Hadoop
14 10 (3.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (2.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (8.76%) Jenkins
2 23 (6.95%) Subversion
3 10 (3.02%) JIRA
4 8 (2.42%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.81%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.81%) Introscope
5 6 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.91%) Maven
6 3 (0.91%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.60%) Hudson
7 2 (0.60%) ERwin
7 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.60%) NUnit
8 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.30%) MSTest
8 1 (0.30%) WiX
8 1 (0.30%) Juju
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.30%) GitLab
General
1 93 (28.10%) Finance
2 37 (11.18%) Banking
3 17 (5.14%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.32%) Law
5 10 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.72%) Retail
7 8 (2.42%) Legal
8 7 (2.11%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.51%) Publishing
10 3 (0.91%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Games
11 2 (0.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.60%) Marketing
11 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (16.31%) DBA
2 46 (13.90%) Administrator
3 37 (11.18%) SQL DBA
4 29 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (8.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (8.46%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (7.55%) Architect
7 24 (7.25%) Analyst
8 19 (5.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 18 (5.44%) Developer
10 15 (4.53%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (4.23%) Consultant
12 13 (3.93%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.63%) Oracle DBA
14 11 (3.32%) Linux Administrator
14 11 (3.32%) UNIX Administrator
14 11 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.32%) Cloud Engineer
15 9 (2.72%) Data Analyst
15 9 (2.72%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.67%) .NET
2 23 (6.95%) Middleware
3 22 (6.65%) Web Services
4 21 (6.34%) MCollective
5 17 (5.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (3.02%) J2EE
7 9 (2.72%) HTML
7 9 (2.72%) CSS
8 8 (2.42%) Java EE
9 5 (1.51%) XML
9 5 (1.51%) Flash
9 5 (1.51%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.51%) REST
10 4 (1.21%) libvirt
10 4 (1.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (1.21%) HTML5
10 4 (1.21%) JMS
10 4 (1.21%) SOAP
10 4 (1.21%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.43%) Replication
2 24 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.34%) Device Driver
4 16 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.63%) Hedge funds
5 12 (3.63%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.02%) Open Source
7 8 (2.42%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.11%) CESG
8 7 (2.11%) PKI
8 7 (2.11%) Wiki
9 5 (1.51%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.51%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (0.91%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.91%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 158 (47.73%) Windows
2 129 (38.97%) Linux
3 69 (20.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (17.82%) UNIX
5 46 (13.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (13.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (12.39%) Solaris
8 33 (9.97%) Ubuntu
9 29 (8.76%) CentOS
10 28 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (5.14%) SUSE
12 16 (4.83%) AIX
13 15 (4.53%) Windows 7
14 13 (3.93%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (2.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (2.11%) Debian
17 6 (1.81%) HPUX
17 6 (1.81%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.91%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.82%) ITIL
2 52 (15.71%) Load Balancing
3 46 (13.90%) Performance Tuning
4 42 (12.69%) Migration
4 42 (12.69%) DevOps
5 41 (12.39%) Configuration Management
6 37 (11.18%) High Availability
7 29 (8.76%) Capacity Planning
8 28 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (7.55%) Release Management
9 25 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
10 23 (6.95%) Project Management
11 20 (6.04%) Service Delivery
12 19 (5.74%) SOA
12 19 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (5.14%) Change Management
14 15 (4.53%) Mentoring
15 13 (3.93%) Analytics
16 12 (3.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (34.44%) SQL
2 71 (21.45%) Perl
3 56 (16.92%) Shell Script
4 49 (14.80%) Python
5 47 (14.20%) Ruby
6 41 (12.39%) Bash Shell
7 40 (12.08%) PowerShell
8 38 (11.48%) Java
9 24 (7.25%) Korn
10 23 (6.95%) T-SQL
11 17 (5.14%) VBScript
12 13 (3.93%) C
13 10 (3.02%) PHP
14 9 (2.72%) VB
15 8 (2.42%) C#
16 7 (2.11%) JavaScript
17 5 (1.51%) Scala
18 4 (1.21%) PL/SQL
19 2 (0.60%) R
19 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.74%) Degree
3 18 (5.44%) MCSE
4 15 (4.53%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.63%) MCITP
6 11 (3.32%) CCNA
7 10 (3.02%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.72%) VCP4
9 7 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.11%) RHCE
10 6 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.81%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.81%) RHCT
11 3 (0.91%) NCDA
12 2 (0.60%) CCNP
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.60%) OCP
12 2 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.30%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.04%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.60%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (30.21%) Active Directory
2 84 (25.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (11.48%) Hyper-V
4 37 (11.18%) VMware ESX
5 33 (9.97%) vSphere
6 28 (8.46%) XenApp
7 27 (8.16%) NFS
8 25 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (5.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (2.42%) KVM
10 8 (2.42%) Postfix
11 7 (2.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 7 (2.11%) vCloud
11 7 (2.11%) RHEV
12 6 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.81%) Sendmail
12 6 (1.81%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (1.51%) Xen
13 5 (1.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 73 (22.05%) Puppet
2 25 (7.55%) Nagios
3 24 (7.25%) SCCM
4 22 (6.65%) Cobbler
5 21 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (4.23%) Backup Exec
7 13 (3.93%) SCOM
7 13 (3.93%) collectd
8 12 (3.63%) SELinux
8 12 (3.63%) MIMEsweeper
8 12 (3.63%) MAILsweeper
8 12 (3.63%) Data Guard
9 7 (2.11%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 6 (1.81%) HP SIM
10 6 (1.81%) CA Wily
10 6 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.51%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.51%) Cacti
11 5 (1.51%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 128 (38.67%) VMware
2 110 (33.23%) Microsoft
3 93 (28.10%) Oracle
4 69 (20.85%) Red Hat
5 64 (19.34%) HP
6 50 (15.11%) Citrix
7 40 (12.08%) Cisco
8 39 (11.78%) IBM
9 19 (5.74%) NetApp
9 19 (5.74%) EMC
10 16 (4.83%) Veritas
11 13 (3.93%) Sun
11 13 (3.93%) 3PAR
12 12 (3.63%) F5
12 12 (3.63%) Sybase
12 12 (3.63%) Symantec
12 12 (3.63%) Sophos
13 10 (3.02%) Tableau
13 10 (3.02%) Remedy
14 9 (2.72%) Adobe
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