The 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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 47 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing Clustering 23 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.87% 1.11% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.26% 4.46% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
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£375 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
- -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.37%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
317 224 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 39.58% 24.86% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 123 86
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £212 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -16.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +2.27%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) High Availability
3 14 (42.42%) UNIX
3 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 12 (36.36%) Oracle
5 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (30.30%) TIBCO
7 10 (30.30%) VMware
7 10 (30.30%) Korn
7 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
8 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 9 (27.27%) SCOM
9 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (24.24%) AIX
9 8 (24.24%) SOAP
9 8 (24.24%) Web Services
9 8 (24.24%) MySQL
10 7 (21.21%) DB2
11 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
11 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 6 (18.18%) SLA
11 6 (18.18%) BusinessWorks
11 6 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
12 5 (15.15%) DB2 UDB

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
1 5 (15.15%) Lync
1 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
1 4 (12.12%) SSL
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) MySQL
3 7 (21.21%) DB2
4 5 (15.15%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Introscope
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Architect
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Database Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) SOAP
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (12.12%) JDBC
4 4 (12.12%) .NET
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) Middleware
4 4 (12.12%) REST
4 4 (12.12%) JNDI
5 2 (6.06%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.09%) HACMP
2 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) UNIX
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (24.24%) AIX
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Solaris
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (9.09%) Windows NT
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) High Availability
2 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (15.15%) CRM
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.12%) ETL
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.12%) Garbage Collection
3 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Server Hardening
4 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Korn
2 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
3 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) Python
6 4 (12.12%) Jython
7 3 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (6.06%) Firmware
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCOM
2 6 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (15.15%) CA Wily
4 3 (9.09%) OVSD
4 3 (9.09%) OpenView
5 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
5 2 (6.06%) SCCM
6 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
6 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) TIBCO
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) Akamai
5 3 (9.09%) Symantec
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Veritas
6 1 (3.03%) Intel
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