The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 55 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 8 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.03% 2.56% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 9.93% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
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£300 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -
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%
Clustering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
254 151 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.73% 25.81% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 93 28
Average daily rate £350 £281 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.55% -10.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.68 £13.50 £23.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -42.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.70 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £14.30 £31.91
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 the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the North East region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the North East region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -16 8 £300 +14.07%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (61.11%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 10 (55.56%) Problem Management
5 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (50.00%) High Availability
5 9 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (50.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 9 (50.00%) Informatica
5 9 (50.00%) HP
5 9 (50.00%) Service Management
5 9 (50.00%) JNDI
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle
5 9 (50.00%) JDBC
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) J2EE
5 9 (50.00%) Ant
5 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (50.00%) LDAP
5 9 (50.00%) JMS
5 9 (50.00%) SLA
6 8 (44.44%) SOA
6 8 (44.44%) Java
6 8 (44.44%) SOAP
6 8 (44.44%) Web Services
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) AquaLogic

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (44.44%) AquaLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) J2EE
1 9 (50.00%) JDBC
1 9 (50.00%) JMS
1 9 (50.00%) JNDI
2 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 8 (44.44%) SOAP
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Problem Management
3 9 (50.00%) High Availability
3 9 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) Service Management
4 8 (44.44%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
1 9 (50.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) OpenView
2 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 9 (50.00%) Informatica
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds