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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 283 251 250
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 141 179 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.75% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 2.00% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 102 123
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£415 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -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
8764 8962 9756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.41% 37.38% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6061 5962 6653
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £276
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 157 183 197
Average hourly rate £21.35 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +17 56 £425 +4.29% 9
Chessington - 2 - -
Hammersmith -4 1 - -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 145 (47.54%) Windows
2 111 (36.39%) SQL Server
3 109 (35.74%) SQL
4 101 (33.11%) Microsoft
4 101 (33.11%) VMware
5 96 (31.48%) Finance
6 92 (30.16%) Linux
7 80 (26.23%) Active Directory
8 77 (25.25%) Oracle
9 67 (21.97%) DNS
10 65 (21.31%) SAN
11 64 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 62 (20.33%) Citrix
13 60 (19.67%) PowerShell
14 58 (19.02%) Windows Server 2003
15 57 (18.69%) vSphere
16 54 (17.70%) Red Hat
16 54 (17.70%) UNIX
16 54 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
17 52 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
18 50 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 48 (15.74%) Replication
20 47 (15.41%) Oracle Database
21 46 (15.08%) XenApp
22 43 (14.10%) ITIL
23 42 (13.77%) HP
24 41 (13.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 40 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 38 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
27 37 (12.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (10.16%) IIS
2 28 (9.18%) SharePoint
3 25 (8.20%) MS Exchange
4 23 (7.54%) WebLogic
5 17 (5.57%) WebSphere
6 16 (5.25%) Lync
7 14 (4.59%) Office Communications Server
8 13 (4.26%) Apache
9 10 (3.28%) Tomcat
9 10 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (2.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (2.30%) JBoss
12 6 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (1.31%) IBM Notes
14 4 (1.31%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 36 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.26%) MS Office
3 6 (1.97%) MS Project
4 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
5 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (5.90%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (5.25%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (4.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.92%) Office 365
2 11 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.95%) PaaS
5 6 (1.97%) IaaS
6 4 (1.31%) SaaS
6 4 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.98%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.98%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.33%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 67 (21.97%) DNS
2 65 (21.31%) SAN
3 25 (8.20%) LDAP
4 23 (7.54%) Firewall
5 22 (7.21%) SSL
6 20 (6.56%) TCP/IP
6 20 (6.56%) DHCP
7 15 (4.92%) WAN
7 15 (4.92%) LAN
8 14 (4.59%) VPN
8 14 (4.59%) VLAN
9 13 (4.26%) NAS
9 13 (4.26%) Internet
10 12 (3.93%) SMTP
11 10 (3.28%) HTTP
12 6 (1.97%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.64%) IPv6
14 4 (1.31%) DMZ
15 3 (0.98%) MPLS
15 3 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (36.39%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (15.41%) Oracle Database
4 40 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (12.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (11.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 31 (10.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (5.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 18 (5.90%) Relational Database
11 17 (5.57%) RDBMS
12 16 (5.25%) MySQL
13 15 (4.92%) Sybase ASE
14 14 (4.59%) Oracle BI EE
14 14 (4.59%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (3.93%) SSDT
16 10 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (3.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (4.92%) Visual Studio
1 15 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.62%) ERwin
3 7 (2.30%) JIRA
3 7 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.97%) Subversion
5 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.98%) Maven
6 3 (0.98%) Introscope
7 2 (0.66%) NUnit
7 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.66%) Ant
7 2 (0.66%) JUnit
7 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.66%) JBehave
7 2 (0.66%) Hudson
7 2 (0.66%) Cobertura
7 2 (0.66%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 96 (31.48%) Finance
2 36 (11.80%) Banking
3 9 (2.95%) Investment Banking
3 9 (2.95%) Law
4 7 (2.30%) Legal
4 7 (2.30%) Retail
5 6 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.97%) Back Office
6 5 (1.64%) Marketing
7 4 (1.31%) Billing
8 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (26.23%) DBA
2 48 (15.74%) Administrator
3 40 (13.11%) SQL DBA
4 33 (10.82%) Oracle DBA
5 30 (9.84%) Architect
6 29 (9.51%) SQL Server DBA
7 26 (8.52%) Developer
7 26 (8.52%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.25%) Consultant
10 15 (4.92%) SQL Developer
11 14 (4.59%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 14 (4.59%) Analyst
11 14 (4.59%) Wintel Engineer
12 13 (4.26%) Sybase DBA
13 12 (3.93%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 11 (3.61%) UNIX Administrator
14 11 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.51%) .NET
2 21 (6.89%) Middleware
3 12 (3.93%) Spring
4 11 (3.61%) Hibernate
4 11 (3.61%) MDX
5 9 (2.95%) Java EE
5 9 (2.95%) J2EE
6 8 (2.62%) Web Services
6 8 (2.62%) XML
6 8 (2.62%) JSON
6 8 (2.62%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.97%) HTML
8 5 (1.64%) SOAP
8 5 (1.64%) Flash
8 5 (1.64%) JMS
8 5 (1.64%) LAMP
8 5 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.31%) RESTful
9 4 (1.31%) WCF
9 4 (1.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.74%) Replication
2 31 (10.16%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.23%) Client/Server
4 16 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.62%) PKI
7 7 (2.30%) EqualLogic
7 7 (2.30%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.97%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.64%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.31%) PMI
10 4 (1.31%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.31%) Life Science
10 4 (1.31%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.98%) HACMP
11 3 (0.98%) iSeries
11 3 (0.98%) GIS
12 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 145 (47.54%) Windows
2 92 (30.16%) Linux
3 58 (19.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (17.70%) UNIX
5 52 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (13.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (9.84%) Solaris
8 12 (3.93%) AIX
9 9 (2.95%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.62%) SUSE
11 7 (2.30%) Android
12 6 (1.97%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.64%) zOS
14 4 (1.31%) HPUX
14 4 (1.31%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.31%) CentOS
15 3 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.10%) ITIL
2 36 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (11.80%) Load Balancing
3 35 (11.48%) Change Management
4 34 (11.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (10.82%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (10.16%) Migration
7 20 (6.56%) Scrum
8 19 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (5.90%) Configuration Management
9 18 (5.90%) Service Management
10 16 (5.25%) ETL
11 15 (4.92%) SOA
12 14 (4.59%) Patch Management
12 14 (4.59%) High Availability
13 13 (4.26%) Project Management
13 13 (4.26%) Incident Management
14 12 (3.93%) Data Modelling
14 12 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (3.93%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 109 (35.74%) SQL
2 60 (19.67%) PowerShell
3 34 (11.15%) T-SQL
4 32 (10.49%) Shell Script
4 32 (10.49%) Java
5 27 (8.85%) Perl
6 17 (5.57%) C#
7 15 (4.92%) Ruby
8 8 (2.62%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.62%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.30%) PHP
9 7 (2.30%) Python
10 6 (1.97%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.31%) VBScript
12 2 (0.66%) VB
12 2 (0.66%) XAML
12 2 (0.66%) C
12 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.66%) R
12 2 (0.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.59%) MCSE
3 12 (3.93%) Degree
4 9 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.97%) VCP5
5 6 (1.97%) MCSA
6 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.31%) MCP
7 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.66%) OCP
9 2 (0.66%) OCA
9 2 (0.66%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.66%) CCNA
9 2 (0.66%) MCITP
9 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.95%) QA
2 4 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.66%) WAI
3 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (26.23%) Active Directory
2 64 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (18.69%) vSphere
4 46 (15.08%) XenApp
5 37 (12.13%) Hyper-V
6 34 (11.15%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.61%) NFS
8 11 (3.61%) VMware ESX
9 10 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (2.30%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.97%) vCloud
12 3 (0.98%) OCFS2
12 3 (0.98%) Docker
12 3 (0.98%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.98%) GFS2
13 2 (0.66%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.66%) GPFS
13 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (10.49%) Data Guard
2 20 (6.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 20 (6.56%) Puppet
3 19 (6.23%) SCCM
4 13 (4.26%) SCOM
5 12 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.28%) vMotion
6 10 (3.28%) HP SIM
7 7 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.97%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (1.97%) BladeLogic
8 6 (1.97%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (1.64%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.98%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.98%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.98%) Nagios
10 3 (0.98%) SELinux
11 2 (0.66%) logstash
11 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 101 (33.11%) Microsoft
1 101 (33.11%) VMware
2 77 (25.25%) Oracle
3 62 (20.33%) Citrix
4 54 (17.70%) Red Hat
5 42 (13.77%) HP
6 27 (8.85%) SAP
7 26 (8.52%) IBM
8 23 (7.54%) NetApp
8 23 (7.54%) Veritas
9 18 (5.90%) EMC
10 17 (5.57%) Sybase
11 15 (4.92%) Cisco
12 14 (4.59%) Dell
13 8 (2.62%) BMC
13 8 (2.62%) Remedy
14 7 (2.30%) Dell Compellent
15 5 (1.64%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.64%) Red Gate
15 5 (1.64%) F5
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