The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 66 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% 1.11% 1.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 6.52% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £425 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +69.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+16.87% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
164 92 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.20% 16.97% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 42 74
Average daily rate £380 £369 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £167 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.92 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Clustering
Buckinghamshire

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
3 6 (66.67%) SLA
3 6 (66.67%) IBM
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Change Management
4 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (55.56%) HACMP
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (33.33%) EMC
6 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (33.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (22.22%) sed
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) Perl
7 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Introscope
7 2 (22.22%) AWK
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) LPAR

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Introscope
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
2 5 (55.56%) AIX Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JNDI
1 1 (11.11%) JDBC
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) HACMP
2 2 (22.22%) LPAR
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) sed
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) AWK
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Jython
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CA Wily
2 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy