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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 244 230 218
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing Clustering 179 199 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 2.46% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 134 134
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£440 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +40.24%
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
7274 8105 8239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.38% 32.32% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 5587 5608
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 171 223
Average hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.70 £17.69 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -37.92%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +16 38 £415 - 23
Docklands, London - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 175 (53.35%) Windows
2 136 (41.46%) VMware
3 119 (36.28%) Microsoft
4 113 (34.45%) Linux
5 111 (33.84%) SQL Server
5 111 (33.84%) Active Directory
6 106 (32.32%) SQL
7 104 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 103 (31.40%) Finance
9 100 (30.49%) Oracle
10 89 (27.13%) SAN
10 89 (27.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 76 (23.17%) Replication
12 74 (22.56%) UNIX
13 67 (20.43%) Oracle RAC
14 66 (20.12%) HP
14 66 (20.12%) IBM
15 64 (19.51%) DNS
16 62 (18.90%) Citrix
17 61 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
18 58 (17.68%) SQL Server 2008
19 55 (16.77%) MS Exchange
19 55 (16.77%) Python
20 52 (15.85%) PowerShell
21 50 (15.24%) Bash Shell
22 47 (14.33%) Hyper-V
22 47 (14.33%) Firewall
23 46 (14.02%) Perl
23 46 (14.02%) VMware ESX
24 44 (13.41%) WebSphere

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (16.77%) MS Exchange
2 44 (13.41%) WebSphere
3 41 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 41 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 33 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (8.54%) IIS
6 24 (7.32%) Lync
7 11 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (2.13%) Apache
11 7 (2.13%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.22%) SAS
13 4 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.61%) CICS
14 2 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.74%) MS Office
3 5 (1.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (8.23%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.37%) Amazon EC2
1 34 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.74%) Office 365
3 7 (2.13%) PaaS
3 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.52%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 89 (27.13%) SAN
2 64 (19.51%) DNS
3 47 (14.33%) Firewall
4 39 (11.89%) DHCP
5 32 (9.76%) TCP/IP
6 23 (7.01%) VPN
7 22 (6.71%) LDAP
8 20 (6.10%) Fibre Channel
9 18 (5.49%) LAN
9 18 (5.49%) NAS
9 18 (5.49%) iSCSI
10 16 (4.88%) WAN
11 15 (4.57%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (3.96%) VLAN
12 13 (3.96%) SSL
13 12 (3.66%) Wireless
13 12 (3.66%) Internet
13 12 (3.66%) HTTP
13 12 (3.66%) Unified Communications
14 9 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (33.84%) SQL Server
2 58 (17.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (10.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 34 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (10.37%) Oracle Exadata
4 33 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (9.76%) Oracle Database
6 26 (7.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (5.79%) MySQL
11 18 (5.49%) Relational Database
12 17 (5.18%) RDBMS
12 17 (5.18%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (3.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (2.74%) Sybase ASE
15 7 (2.13%) DTS
16 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (7.93%) JIRA
2 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.61%) Toad
4 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.61%) Subversion
5 1 (0.30%) Maven
5 1 (0.30%) JUnit
5 1 (0.30%) MSI
General
1 103 (31.40%) Finance
2 42 (12.80%) Banking
3 25 (7.62%) Financial Institution
4 13 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.05%) Retail
6 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.22%) Advertising
7 4 (1.22%) Law
7 4 (1.22%) Legal
8 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.61%) Games
9 2 (0.61%) International Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (17.38%) DBA
2 41 (12.50%) Architect
3 40 (12.20%) Administrator
4 35 (10.67%) SQL DBA
5 26 (7.93%) Consultant
6 24 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
7 22 (6.71%) SQL Server DBA
8 21 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
10 17 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (5.18%) Analyst
10 17 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (4.27%) Oracle DBA
12 13 (3.96%) Developer
13 12 (3.66%) Server Administrator
14 11 (3.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 10 (3.05%) Project Manager
15 10 (3.05%) Wintel Engineer
16 9 (2.74%) Development Engineer
16 9 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.98%) WebSphere MQ
2 26 (7.93%) Middleware
2 26 (7.93%) .NET
3 13 (3.96%) Web Services
4 10 (3.05%) CSS
5 9 (2.74%) HTML
6 6 (1.83%) Application Packaging
7 5 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 5 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.22%) LAMP
8 4 (1.22%) JDBC
8 4 (1.22%) SOAP
8 4 (1.22%) XML
8 4 (1.22%) Ajax
9 3 (0.91%) HTML5
9 3 (0.91%) Apache Flex
9 3 (0.91%) CGI
9 3 (0.91%) Flash
10 2 (0.61%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (23.17%) Replication
2 22 (6.71%) Hedge funds
3 13 (3.96%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.74%) AS400
5 8 (2.44%) iSeries
6 7 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.52%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.52%) Open Source
8 5 (1.52%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.52%) Firmware
9 4 (1.22%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.22%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.22%) CESG
10 3 (0.91%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.61%) Online Games
11 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 175 (53.35%) Windows
2 113 (34.45%) Linux
3 89 (27.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (22.56%) UNIX
5 61 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (11.28%) Solaris
9 34 (10.37%) SELinux
10 14 (4.27%) Windows 7
11 12 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (2.13%) CentOS
14 6 (1.83%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.83%) AIX
15 2 (0.61%) zOS
15 2 (0.61%) Debian
15 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.61%) Android
15 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (13.11%) ITIL
3 40 (12.20%) SOA
4 36 (10.98%) Migration
5 29 (8.84%) High Availability
6 26 (7.93%) Load Balancing
7 25 (7.62%) Configuration Management
8 20 (6.10%) Capacity Management
9 19 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
9 19 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (5.18%) DevOps
10 17 (5.18%) PRINCE2
11 16 (4.88%) Change Management
12 15 (4.57%) Project Management
13 14 (4.27%) Mentoring
14 13 (3.96%) Database Security
15 10 (3.05%) Data Protection
15 10 (3.05%) Asset Management
15 10 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
16 9 (2.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (32.32%) SQL
2 55 (16.77%) Python
3 52 (15.85%) PowerShell
4 50 (15.24%) Bash Shell
5 46 (14.02%) Perl
6 38 (11.59%) Ruby
7 32 (9.76%) T-SQL
8 28 (8.54%) Java
9 18 (5.49%) Shell Script
10 16 (4.88%) C
11 14 (4.27%) C#
12 11 (3.35%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.13%) PHP
14 6 (1.83%) VB
15 5 (1.52%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.91%) Erlang
16 3 (0.91%) JCL
17 2 (0.61%) C++
17 2 (0.61%) COBOL
17 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (7.93%) MCITP
3 23 (7.01%) MCSE
4 16 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 14 (4.27%) Degree
6 11 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.05%) CCNA
7 10 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.74%) MCDBA
9 8 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (2.44%) RHCE
9 8 (2.44%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.83%) MCTS
11 5 (1.52%) NCDA
11 5 (1.52%) RHCT
11 5 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) SLA
2 4 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 111 (33.84%) Active Directory
2 104 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (20.43%) Oracle RAC
4 47 (14.33%) Hyper-V
5 46 (14.02%) VMware ESX
6 32 (9.76%) XenApp
7 29 (8.84%) vSphere
8 18 (5.49%) vCloud
9 16 (4.88%) NFS
9 16 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (4.27%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (3.96%) XenDesktop
12 10 (3.05%) XenServer
13 7 (2.13%) Terminal Services
14 6 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (1.22%) Xen
15 4 (1.22%) VMware Server
15 4 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 3 (0.91%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 44 (13.41%) Puppet
2 38 (11.59%) SCCM
3 36 (10.98%) SCOM
4 24 (7.32%) Data Guard
5 17 (5.18%) BMC PATROL
6 11 (3.35%) HP SIM
6 11 (3.35%) SCOrch
6 11 (3.35%) NetBackup
7 9 (2.74%) Backup Exec
8 8 (2.44%) Control-M
8 8 (2.44%) WSUS
9 7 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (2.13%) Nagios
9 7 (2.13%) MIMEsweeper
9 7 (2.13%) MAILsweeper
9 7 (2.13%) Tivoli
9 7 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (1.83%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 5 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (1.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 136 (41.46%) VMware
2 119 (36.28%) Microsoft
3 100 (30.49%) Oracle
4 66 (20.12%) HP
4 66 (20.12%) IBM
5 62 (18.90%) Citrix
6 42 (12.80%) Cisco
7 39 (11.89%) Red Hat
8 34 (10.37%) Remedy
9 23 (7.01%) NetApp
10 21 (6.40%) EMC
11 20 (6.10%) BMC
12 19 (5.79%) Dell
13 15 (4.57%) Sybase
13 15 (4.57%) Veritas
14 12 (3.66%) Symantec
15 11 (3.35%) CheckPoint
16 8 (2.44%) Sophos
16 8 (2.44%) Bloomberg
17 7 (2.13%) Sun
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