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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 60 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.48% 0.79% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 4.17% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £219 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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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
173 144 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.64% 19.00% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 67 52
Average daily rate £376 £364 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £20.80 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 7 (53.85%) VMware
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows NT
2 6 (46.15%) SLA
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Intel
2 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
2 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (38.46%) SCOM
3 5 (38.46%) JNDI
3 5 (38.46%) Korn
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) CA Wily
3 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 5 (38.46%) High Availability
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Introscope
3 5 (38.46%) Jython
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SSL
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) NAS
3 3 (23.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) OLTP
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Introscope
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) JNDI
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
1 5 (38.46%) JDBC
1 5 (38.46%) SOAP
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) HACMP
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows NT
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) High Availability
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Korn
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) Jython
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
2 3 (23.08%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.69%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
1 5 (38.46%) CA Wily
2 4 (30.77%) BladeLogic
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Intel
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) HP