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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 231 239 233
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 176 194 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.80% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 2.14% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 122 99
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£421 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +210.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +57.14%
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
8091 9055 7901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.97% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5804 6325 5487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 166 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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 +10 39 £400 +1.26% 20
Bromley +7 3 £365 -2.66%
Brentford -2 2 £534 +18.94% 1
Greenwich +6 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 174 (47.28%) Windows
2 145 (39.40%) VMware
3 128 (34.78%) SQL
4 127 (34.51%) Linux
5 124 (33.70%) SQL Server
6 120 (32.61%) Active Directory
7 119 (32.34%) DNS
8 116 (31.52%) Microsoft
9 109 (29.62%) Oracle
10 102 (27.72%) Finance
11 96 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 84 (22.83%) UNIX
13 83 (22.55%) SAN
14 81 (22.01%) HP
15 80 (21.74%) Replication
16 74 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 72 (19.57%) Puppet
18 71 (19.29%) Firewall
19 68 (18.48%) MS Exchange
20 64 (17.39%) IBM
21 59 (16.03%) Red Hat
21 59 (16.03%) Python
21 59 (16.03%) Perl
22 58 (15.76%) Citrix
23 57 (15.49%) Hyper-V
24 56 (15.22%) Oracle RAC
24 56 (15.22%) Ruby
25 55 (14.95%) Windows Server 2003
25 55 (14.95%) DHCP
26 54 (14.67%) VMware ESX

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 68 (18.48%) MS Exchange
2 52 (14.13%) SharePoint
3 44 (11.96%) IIS
4 43 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (10.87%) WebSphere
6 37 (10.05%) WebLogic
7 30 (8.15%) Lync
8 17 (4.62%) Tomcat
9 15 (4.08%) Office Communications Server
9 15 (4.08%) Apache
10 14 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (3.26%) OpenStack
12 12 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
16 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (1.63%) Apache Solr
16 6 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.80%) MS Office
3 7 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.63%) MS Project
4 6 (1.63%) SPSS
5 2 (0.54%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.89%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (6.52%) PaaS
4 22 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (4.08%) Office 365
6 11 (2.99%) Heroku
6 11 (2.99%) Engine Yard
7 10 (2.72%) IaaS
8 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.82%) GitHub
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.54%) SaaS
9 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 119 (32.34%) DNS
2 83 (22.55%) SAN
3 71 (19.29%) Firewall
4 55 (14.95%) DHCP
5 37 (10.05%) VPN
6 36 (9.78%) VLAN
7 33 (8.97%) TCP/IP
8 24 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
9 23 (6.25%) NAS
10 22 (5.98%) iSCSI
10 22 (5.98%) SSL
10 22 (5.98%) LDAP
10 22 (5.98%) LAN
11 17 (4.62%) HTTP
12 16 (4.35%) Wireless
12 16 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (4.08%) Internet
14 13 (3.53%) PBX
14 13 (3.53%) WLAN
14 13 (3.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (33.70%) SQL Server
2 50 (13.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (9.78%) MySQL
6 35 (9.51%) Relational Database
7 32 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
8 30 (8.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (8.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (7.88%) RDBMS
10 26 (7.07%) Oracle Database
11 24 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (5.43%) NoSQL
13 17 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (4.08%) MongoDB
14 15 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (3.26%) Hadoop
16 11 (2.99%) Data Mining
16 11 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (4.89%) Jenkins
1 18 (4.89%) JIRA
2 13 (3.53%) Subversion
3 10 (2.72%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.09%) Maven
6 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.54%) ERwin
7 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.27%) NUnit
8 1 (0.27%) MSI
8 1 (0.27%) JUnit
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.27%) GitLab
8 1 (0.27%) MSTest
8 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.27%) WiX
General
1 102 (27.72%) Finance
2 47 (12.77%) Banking
3 19 (5.16%) Financial Institution
4 13 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.99%) Law
6 9 (2.45%) Legal
7 6 (1.63%) Retail
8 5 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.09%) Games
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) International Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (17.12%) DBA
2 57 (15.49%) Administrator
3 47 (12.77%) SQL DBA
4 37 (10.05%) Architect
5 30 (8.15%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (6.52%) Analyst
7 22 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
8 19 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (4.89%) Developer
10 17 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
11 16 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.26%) Consultant
13 12 (3.26%) SQL Server DBA
14 11 (2.99%) Server Administrator
14 11 (2.99%) Wintel Engineer
14 11 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 11 (2.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.51%) WebSphere MQ
2 30 (8.15%) Middleware
3 26 (7.07%) .NET
4 22 (5.98%) Web Services
5 12 (3.26%) MCollective
6 11 (2.99%) HTML
6 11 (2.99%) CSS
7 9 (2.45%) Application Packaging
8 6 (1.63%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.63%) XML
8 6 (1.63%) Ajax
9 5 (1.36%) Spring
9 5 (1.36%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.36%) REST
10 4 (1.09%) HTML5
10 4 (1.09%) SOAP
10 4 (1.09%) Flash
10 4 (1.09%) J2EE
10 4 (1.09%) Apache Flex
10 4 (1.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 80 (21.74%) Replication
2 35 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.89%) Hedge funds
4 16 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.53%) Open Source
6 12 (3.26%) Device Driver
7 11 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.72%) CESG
9 6 (1.63%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.63%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.36%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.36%) Wiki
10 5 (1.36%) Symmetrix DMX
11 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.09%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 174 (47.28%) Windows
2 127 (34.51%) Linux
3 84 (22.83%) UNIX
4 74 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (14.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (8.70%) Solaris
8 31 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
10 19 (5.16%) CentOS
10 19 (5.16%) Ubuntu
11 15 (4.08%) SUSE
12 14 (3.80%) Windows 7
13 13 (3.53%) AIX
14 10 (2.72%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (1.90%) Debian
17 6 (1.63%) HPUX
18 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
19 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (13.86%) ITIL
2 47 (12.77%) High Availability
2 47 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
3 46 (12.50%) Migration
4 41 (11.14%) DevOps
5 39 (10.60%) Load Balancing
6 38 (10.33%) SOA
7 35 (9.51%) Configuration Management
8 26 (7.07%) Capacity Planning
9 23 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 22 (5.98%) Project Management
11 21 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (4.89%) Release Management
13 17 (4.62%) Change Management
14 16 (4.35%) Service Delivery
15 14 (3.80%) Capacity Management
15 14 (3.80%) ETL
15 14 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (3.53%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 128 (34.78%) SQL
2 59 (16.03%) Python
2 59 (16.03%) Perl
3 56 (15.22%) Ruby
4 54 (14.67%) Bash Shell
5 47 (12.77%) PowerShell
6 41 (11.14%) Shell Script
7 36 (9.78%) T-SQL
8 19 (5.16%) Java
9 17 (4.62%) VBScript
10 16 (4.35%) C#
11 15 (4.08%) Korn
11 15 (4.08%) VB
12 12 (3.26%) C
13 11 (2.99%) PHP
14 9 (2.45%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.90%) JavaScript
16 4 (1.09%) C++
17 3 (0.82%) JCL
18 2 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.89%) MCSE
4 17 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.80%) MCITP
6 13 (3.53%) Degree
6 13 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.53%) CCNA
7 9 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.45%) RHCE
8 6 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.63%) RHCT
9 4 (1.09%) NCDA
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.54%) VCP5
11 2 (0.54%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.54%) MCP
11 2 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.53%) QA
2 6 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.54%) SLA
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 96 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (15.49%) Hyper-V
4 56 (15.22%) Oracle RAC
5 54 (14.67%) VMware ESX
6 45 (12.23%) vSphere
7 36 (9.78%) XenApp
8 24 (6.52%) NFS
9 18 (4.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 17 (4.62%) vCloud
11 13 (3.53%) XenDesktop
12 11 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (1.63%) Postfix
15 6 (1.63%) Sendmail
16 5 (1.36%) XenServer
16 5 (1.36%) VMware Server
16 5 (1.36%) Terminal Services
17 4 (1.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 72 (19.57%) Puppet
2 41 (11.14%) SCCM
3 31 (8.42%) SELinux
4 26 (7.07%) SCOM
5 20 (5.43%) Nagios
5 20 (5.43%) Data Guard
6 17 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (3.80%) HP SIM
7 14 (3.80%) Cobbler
8 13 (3.53%) BMC PATROL
8 13 (3.53%) SCOrch
9 12 (3.26%) Backup Exec
10 10 (2.72%) MIMEsweeper
10 10 (2.72%) MAILsweeper
11 9 (2.45%) Control-M
11 9 (2.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 9 (2.45%) collectd
12 8 (2.17%) Tivoli
12 8 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 145 (39.40%) VMware
2 116 (31.52%) Microsoft
3 109 (29.62%) Oracle
4 81 (22.01%) HP
5 64 (17.39%) IBM
6 59 (16.03%) Red Hat
7 58 (15.76%) Citrix
8 50 (13.59%) Cisco
9 28 (7.61%) EMC
10 21 (5.71%) Dell
11 20 (5.43%) Remedy
12 19 (5.16%) Veritas
12 19 (5.16%) NetApp
12 19 (5.16%) Sybase
13 16 (4.35%) Symantec
14 15 (4.08%) BMC
15 13 (3.53%) Sun
15 13 (3.53%) CheckPoint
16 12 (3.26%) Sophos
17 11 (2.99%) Tableau
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