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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 274 231 251
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +20
Contract jobs citing Clustering 137 186 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 2.11% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 106 111
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£400 £450 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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
8481 8835 9500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.99% 37.46% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5945 5973 6446
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 166 213
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 27 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Clustering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 July 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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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 +20 59 £381 -15.27% 14
Chessington - 2 - -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 155 (52.36%) Windows
2 111 (37.50%) VMware
3 108 (36.49%) SQL Server
4 100 (33.78%) SQL
4 100 (33.78%) Microsoft
5 93 (31.42%) Finance
6 90 (30.41%) Linux
7 89 (30.07%) Active Directory
8 71 (23.99%) SAN
8 71 (23.99%) Oracle
9 70 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 66 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 66 (22.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 62 (20.95%) DNS
12 61 (20.61%) Citrix
13 59 (19.93%) PowerShell
13 59 (19.93%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (17.91%) ITIL
15 52 (17.57%) UNIX
16 46 (15.54%) vSphere
17 43 (14.53%) Red Hat
17 43 (14.53%) Load Balancing
18 42 (14.19%) XenApp
18 42 (14.19%) Java
19 40 (13.51%) MS Excel
20 39 (13.18%) HP
21 38 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 37 (12.50%) IIS
22 37 (12.50%) Data Centre
23 36 (12.16%) Firewall

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 37 (12.50%) IIS
2 33 (11.15%) MS Exchange
3 27 (9.12%) SharePoint
4 23 (7.77%) WebLogic
4 23 (7.77%) Apache
4 23 (7.77%) WebSphere
5 20 (6.76%) Lync
6 17 (5.74%) Tomcat
7 15 (5.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (3.72%) Office Communications Server
9 11 (3.72%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (2.36%) JBoss
12 6 (2.03%) OpenStack
12 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.69%) MQSeries
13 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.38%) MS Office
3 9 (3.04%) MS Project
4 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (6.42%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (6.08%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (5.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.68%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.05%) Office 365
3 11 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.04%) PaaS
5 8 (2.70%) Mimecast
6 6 (2.03%) IaaS
7 5 (1.69%) SaaS
8 3 (1.01%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.01%) Heroku
8 3 (1.01%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 71 (23.99%) SAN
2 62 (20.95%) DNS
3 36 (12.16%) Firewall
4 33 (11.15%) TCP/IP
5 31 (10.47%) LDAP
6 19 (6.42%) SSL
6 19 (6.42%) NAS
7 18 (6.08%) VLAN
8 17 (5.74%) WAN
9 16 (5.41%) LAN
10 14 (4.73%) DHCP
10 14 (4.73%) VPN
11 10 (3.38%) Internet
12 9 (3.04%) DMZ
13 8 (2.70%) SMTP
14 7 (2.36%) Ethernet
15 6 (2.03%) HTTP
16 5 (1.69%) Unified Communications
17 4 (1.35%) MPLS
18 3 (1.01%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (10.47%) Oracle Database
4 30 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (8.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (7.43%) Relational Database
9 21 (7.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (6.76%) RDBMS
11 19 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (6.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 17 (5.74%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (5.07%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (5.07%) MySQL
15 11 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (3.72%) SSDT
16 10 (3.38%) NoSQL
17 9 (3.04%) MongoDB
17 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.73%) Visual Studio
1 14 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (4.05%) Subversion
2 12 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.04%) Introscope
4 7 (2.36%) JIRA
4 7 (2.36%) ERwin
5 5 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.01%) Hudson
6 3 (1.01%) Maven
7 2 (0.68%) NUnit
7 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.68%) Ant
7 2 (0.68%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.34%) Gradle
8 1 (0.34%) Cobertura
8 1 (0.34%) JUnit
8 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 93 (31.42%) Finance
2 31 (10.47%) Banking
3 9 (3.04%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.70%) Law
5 7 (2.36%) Legal
5 7 (2.36%) Retail
6 6 (2.03%) Billing
6 6 (2.03%) Back Office
7 5 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.69%) Marketing
8 4 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.01%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (18.92%) DBA
2 42 (14.19%) Administrator
3 32 (10.81%) Architect
4 31 (10.47%) SQL DBA
5 23 (7.77%) SQL Server DBA
5 23 (7.77%) Developer
6 22 (7.43%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (6.76%) Consultant
7 20 (6.76%) Oracle DBA
8 19 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (5.07%) Analyst
9 15 (5.07%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 14 (4.73%) SQL Developer
11 13 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (4.39%) Wintel Engineer
12 12 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (4.05%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.72%) Server Engineer
13 11 (3.72%) Server Administrator
14 10 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.82%) .NET
2 25 (8.45%) Middleware
3 15 (5.07%) Java EE
4 12 (4.05%) Web Services
5 11 (3.72%) J2EE
6 10 (3.38%) Spring
7 9 (3.04%) Hibernate
7 9 (3.04%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (3.04%) MDX
8 8 (2.70%) XML
9 6 (2.03%) HTML
9 6 (2.03%) JSON
9 6 (2.03%) MCollective
10 5 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.69%) RESTful
10 5 (1.69%) LAMP
10 5 (1.69%) JMS
11 4 (1.35%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.46%) Replication
3 21 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.07%) PKI
5 11 (3.72%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.36%) EqualLogic
7 6 (2.03%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.03%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.03%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.35%) PMI
9 4 (1.35%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.35%) HACMP
9 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.35%) GIS
10 2 (0.68%) iSeries
10 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 155 (52.36%) Windows
2 90 (30.41%) Linux
3 66 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 66 (22.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (19.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (17.57%) UNIX
6 35 (11.82%) Solaris
7 22 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (4.73%) AIX
9 12 (4.05%) CentOS
10 9 (3.04%) Ubuntu
11 8 (2.70%) SUSE
11 8 (2.70%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.36%) Windows 7
13 6 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (2.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (2.03%) Android
14 4 (1.35%) zOS
14 4 (1.35%) HPUX
14 4 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.91%) ITIL
2 43 (14.53%) Load Balancing
3 35 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (10.14%) Migration
6 28 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (8.11%) Change Management
8 18 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (5.74%) SOA
9 17 (5.74%) Configuration Management
10 16 (5.41%) Project Management
10 16 (5.41%) High Availability
11 15 (5.07%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (5.07%) Scrum
12 13 (4.39%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.39%) ETL
12 13 (4.39%) Server Building
13 12 (4.05%) DevOps
13 12 (4.05%) Data Modelling
14 11 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 100 (33.78%) SQL
2 59 (19.93%) PowerShell
3 42 (14.19%) Java
4 35 (11.82%) Perl
5 27 (9.12%) Shell Script
6 26 (8.78%) T-SQL
7 21 (7.09%) Ruby
8 15 (5.07%) C#
8 15 (5.07%) Python
9 13 (4.39%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.70%) PHP
11 7 (2.36%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.36%) Korn
12 5 (1.69%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.69%) Scala
13 3 (1.01%) R
13 3 (1.01%) VBScript
14 2 (0.68%) VB
14 2 (0.68%) C
14 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (5.41%) MCSE
2 16 (5.41%) Degree
3 8 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.03%) VCP5
5 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.35%) MCITP
6 4 (1.35%) MCSA
7 3 (1.01%) CCNA
7 3 (1.01%) MCP
7 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.68%) RHCE
8 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.68%) OCP
9 1 (0.34%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.38%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.68%) WAI
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (30.07%) Active Directory
2 70 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (15.54%) vSphere
4 42 (14.19%) XenApp
5 33 (11.15%) Hyper-V
6 22 (7.43%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (4.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 11 (3.72%) VMware ESX
9 10 (3.38%) VMware Server
10 9 (3.04%) NFS
11 6 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (1.01%) OCFS2
12 3 (1.01%) GlusterFS
12 3 (1.01%) GFS2
13 2 (0.68%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.68%) Docker
13 2 (0.68%) HDFS
13 2 (0.68%) GPFS
13 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 29 (9.80%) Puppet
2 19 (6.42%) SCCM
2 19 (6.42%) Data Guard
3 14 (4.73%) SCOM
4 11 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.38%) HP SIM
6 9 (3.04%) CA Wily
7 8 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (2.36%) Tivoli
8 7 (2.36%) Nagios
9 6 (2.03%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (2.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 6 (2.03%) Cobbler
10 5 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.69%) BladeLogic
11 4 (1.35%) vMotion
12 3 (1.01%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (1.01%) collectd
12 3 (1.01%) SELinux
Vendors
1 111 (37.50%) VMware
2 100 (33.78%) Microsoft
3 71 (23.99%) Oracle
4 61 (20.61%) Citrix
5 43 (14.53%) Red Hat
6 39 (13.18%) HP
7 28 (9.46%) IBM
8 22 (7.43%) NetApp
9 20 (6.76%) Cisco
10 19 (6.42%) Veritas
11 15 (5.07%) Dell
11 15 (5.07%) EMC
12 13 (4.39%) SAP
13 9 (3.04%) BMC
14 8 (2.70%) Business Objects
14 8 (2.70%) Remedy
15 7 (2.36%) Dell Compellent
16 6 (2.03%) 3PAR
17 5 (1.69%) F5
17 5 (1.69%) Clearswift
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
First Point
Rate: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago