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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 55 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.71% 1.13% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.65% 3.35% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +3.44%
Clustering
Buckinghamshire

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
258 269 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.86% 33.79% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 119 99
Average daily rate £385 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016, 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 21 (47.73%) Linux
1 21 (47.73%) HTTP
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 19 (43.18%) High Availability
3 18 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (40.91%) Oracle
4 17 (38.64%) SQL
4 17 (38.64%) Korn
4 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
5 16 (36.36%) SOAP
6 15 (34.09%) Unix
6 15 (34.09%) Windows
7 14 (31.82%) Java
7 14 (31.82%) IBM
7 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (31.82%) VMware
8 12 (27.27%) Jython
8 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
8 12 (27.27%) JNDI
8 12 (27.27%) SSL
8 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 12 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (27.27%) J2EE
8 12 (27.27%) Web Services
8 12 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (27.27%) JDBC
8 12 (27.27%) Python
9 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (25.00%) CA Wily
9 11 (25.00%) Garbage Collection

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 12 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (20.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) HTTP
2 12 (27.27%) SSL
3 9 (20.45%) LDAP
4 8 (18.18%) Firewall
5 7 (15.91%) SAN
6 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
6 4 (9.09%) Internet
6 4 (9.09%) iSCSI
6 4 (9.09%) NAS
6 4 (9.09%) SMTP
6 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (13.64%) OLTP
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) DB2
2 4 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.55%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Introscope
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Administrator
2 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 9 (20.45%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) TIBCO Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) DBA
8 2 (4.55%) AIX Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Production DBA
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Unix Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Unix DBA
8 2 (4.55%) VMware Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) SOAP
2 12 (27.27%) J2EE
2 12 (27.27%) JDBC
2 12 (27.27%) JNDI
2 12 (27.27%) Web Services
2 12 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (20.45%) XML
4 5 (11.36%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (9.09%) .NET
5 4 (9.09%) JMS
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.45%) HACMP
3 6 (13.64%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.82%) LPAR
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) CESG
5 2 (4.55%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 18 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (34.09%) Unix
3 15 (34.09%) Windows
4 9 (20.45%) AIX
5 7 (15.91%) Solaris
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) High Availability
2 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (25.00%) Garbage Collection
3 9 (20.45%) Migration
3 9 (20.45%) Network Design
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) CRM
5 5 (11.36%) MODAF
5 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
5 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.36%) Service Management
5 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
5 5 (11.36%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) DoDAF
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Open Source
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
1 17 (38.64%) Korn
1 17 (38.64%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) Java
3 12 (27.27%) Jython
3 12 (27.27%) Python
4 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) AWK
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) sed
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) MCSE
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) CCSP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) GPFS
2 6 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) Veritas File System
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) CA Wily
2 4 (9.09%) OpenView
2 4 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 14 (31.82%) IBM
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.91%) Adobe
5 6 (13.64%) Intel
5 6 (13.64%) NetApp
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.36%) TIBCO
7 4 (9.09%) HP
7 4 (9.09%) StorageTek
7 4 (9.09%) Sun
8 3 (6.82%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.82%) EMC
8 3 (6.82%) Symantec
8 3 (6.82%) Veritas