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 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 21 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.83% - 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.81% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£378 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -10.00%
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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
54 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.84% 29.75% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 42
Average daily rate £395 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £246 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £525 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £28.13 £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -66.66%
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 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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Database Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) TDD
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) iptables
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle