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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 40 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 33 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.86% 0.78% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.82% 2.77% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate
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£389 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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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
305 253 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.63% 28.11% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 131 93
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £258 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Average hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 23 (47.92%) UNIX
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 20 (41.67%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) Oracle
3 19 (39.58%) Finance
4 18 (37.50%) High Availability
5 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
6 15 (31.25%) Windows
6 15 (31.25%) AIX
7 14 (29.17%) DB2
7 14 (29.17%) VMware
8 13 (27.08%) Korn
8 13 (27.08%) Bash Shell
8 13 (27.08%) TIBCO
9 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 11 (22.92%) DB2 UDB
10 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.83%) Veritas
11 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (20.83%) Symantec
11 10 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
12 9 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
12 9 (18.75%) BusinessWorks
12 9 (18.75%) IBM
13 8 (16.67%) SOAP
13 8 (16.67%) Web Services
13 8 (16.67%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
1 5 (10.42%) Lync
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) SAN
2 4 (8.33%) SSL
2 4 (8.33%) HTTP
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) Broadband
3 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.17%) DB2
3 11 (22.92%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (16.67%) MySQL
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Introscope
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Spanish Language
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Administrator
2 8 (16.67%) DBA
3 7 (14.58%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Database Specialist
8 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (16.67%) SOAP
2 8 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (10.42%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (8.33%) Middleware
4 4 (8.33%) REST
4 4 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) J2EE
4 4 (8.33%) JDBC
4 4 (8.33%) JNDI
5 2 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) HACMP
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) LPAR
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) UNIX
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) AIX
3 7 (14.58%) Solaris
3 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.42%) VMS
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) High Availability
2 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.67%) Migration
4 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (14.58%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (14.58%) Change Management
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
6 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 5 (10.42%) CRM
7 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.33%) ETL
7 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.33%) Garbage Collection
8 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.08%) Change Control
9 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) Korn
2 13 (27.08%) Bash Shell
3 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Java
5 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.33%) VB
6 4 (8.33%) Python
6 4 (8.33%) Jython
7 3 (6.25%) sed
7 3 (6.25%) AWK
7 3 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.42%) Veritas File System
5 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCOM
2 6 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 6 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (10.42%) CA Wily
4 3 (6.25%) OVSD
4 3 (6.25%) OpenView
5 2 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Oracle
2 14 (29.17%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) TIBCO
4 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
5 10 (20.83%) Symantec
5 10 (20.83%) Veritas
6 9 (18.75%) IBM
7 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.42%) EMC
8 5 (10.42%) 3PAR
9 4 (8.33%) Akamai
10 3 (6.25%) HP