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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 57 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing Clustering 14 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.65% 0.25% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.11% 1.08% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +26.00%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
274 185 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.35% 22.76% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 90 70
Average daily rate £338 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £266 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £29.25 £15.97 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.15% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.09 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.00 £62.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 30 March 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) UNIX
3 13 (54.17%) VMware
4 12 (50.00%) Finance
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 8 (33.33%) Korn
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 8 (33.33%) Windows NT
6 8 (33.33%) SOAP
6 8 (33.33%) Web Services
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 8 (33.33%) SAN
7 7 (29.17%) Intel
7 7 (29.17%) Solaris
7 7 (29.17%) SLA
7 7 (29.17%) Change Management
8 6 (25.00%) TIBCO
8 6 (25.00%) High Availability
8 6 (25.00%) SCOM
8 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) NAS
3 4 (16.67%) HTTP
3 4 (16.67%) SSL
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) SSH
5 2 (8.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) OLTP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Introscope
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) SOAP
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (16.67%) Middleware
3 4 (16.67%) JNDI
3 4 (16.67%) REST
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 4 (16.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) UNIX
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 8 (33.33%) Windows NT
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (29.17%) Solaris
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.67%) AIX
8 3 (12.50%) HPUX
8 3 (12.50%) SUSE
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (29.17%) Change Management
3 6 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
1 8 (33.33%) Korn
1 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) Jython
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) Bourne shell
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) MCSE
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 4 (16.67%) ISA Server
4 2 (8.33%) Firmware
4 2 (8.33%) GPFS
4 2 (8.33%) NFS
5 1 (4.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 6 (25.00%) SCOM
2 5 (20.83%) CA Wily
3 3 (12.50%) YaST
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (29.17%) Intel
5 6 (25.00%) TIBCO
6 4 (16.67%) Akamai
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) Veritas
7 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.33%) NetApp
8 2 (8.33%) Sun
8 2 (8.33%) Symantec