The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 27 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.35% 0.54% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 2.13% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £446 £350 £606
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -42.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £591
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £350 £621
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.69%
Clustering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
50 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.78% 25.27% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 32
Average daily rate £388 £405 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £572 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Middlesex region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Middlesex region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) iptables
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat