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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 43 66 44
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Contract jobs citing Clustering 74 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.45% 1.92% 3.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.33% 5.40% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 8 7
Median daily rate £325 £258 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £234 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £286 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.26% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
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
555 389 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.84% 35.59% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 229 126
Median daily rate £340 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 33
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.33% +39.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £10.24 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +20 72 £323 +25.24% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 105 (64.02%) Linux
2 100 (60.98%) ITIL
2 100 (60.98%) High Availability
3 88 (53.66%) HP
4 85 (51.83%) Oracle
5 81 (49.39%) Red Hat
6 78 (47.56%) Security Cleared
7 67 (40.85%) VMware
7 67 (40.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 66 (40.24%) Windows
9 65 (39.63%) Microsoft
10 64 (39.02%) SC Cleared
11 63 (38.41%) Service Delivery
12 62 (37.80%) SQL Server
13 61 (37.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 58 (35.37%) AIX
15 55 (33.54%) Firewall
16 54 (32.93%) SQL
16 54 (32.93%) Active Directory
17 51 (31.10%) SLA
18 49 (29.88%) KVM
19 48 (29.27%) IIS
19 48 (29.27%) Compliance Management
20 47 (28.66%) Apache
20 47 (28.66%) RHCE
20 47 (28.66%) VMware Infrastructure
21 46 (28.05%) SAN
22 44 (26.83%) Citrix
22 44 (26.83%) Microsoft Clustering
23 42 (25.61%) MS Excel

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (29.27%) IIS
2 47 (28.66%) Apache
3 27 (16.46%) iPlanet
3 27 (16.46%) WebLogic
4 25 (15.24%) Tomcat
5 22 (13.41%) JBoss
5 22 (13.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 20 (12.20%) IBM Notes
7 11 (6.71%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.44%) MQSeries
8 4 (2.44%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.22%) Jetty
10 2 (1.22%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.22%) nginx
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.54%) IaaS
1 14 (8.54%) PaaS
1 14 (8.54%) SaaS
2 13 (7.93%) HP Helion
3 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.22%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (33.54%) Firewall
2 46 (28.05%) SAN
3 40 (24.39%) DNS
4 37 (22.56%) DHCP
4 37 (22.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.05%) NAS
6 4 (2.44%) BIG-IP
6 4 (2.44%) FTP
6 4 (2.44%) LDAP
7 3 (1.83%) HTTP
8 2 (1.22%) IPsec
8 2 (1.22%) SSH
8 2 (1.22%) SSL
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (37.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 8 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.44%) DB2
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.22%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.22%) MySQL
8 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.61%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 20 (12.20%) MSI
2 8 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.22%) Travis CI
4 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.61%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 2 (1.22%) Advertising
1 2 (1.22%) Finance
2 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (21.95%) Linux Engineer
2 31 (18.90%) Support Engineer
3 30 (18.29%) Administrator
4 24 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
5 20 (12.20%) Linux Support
6 16 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (9.15%) Server Support
8 14 (8.54%) Wintel Support
9 13 (7.93%) Wintel Engineer
10 12 (7.32%) Linux Support Engineer
11 10 (6.10%) Project Engineer
12 9 (5.49%) DBA
12 9 (5.49%) Solaris Engineer
13 8 (4.88%) SQL DBA
13 8 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
14 7 (4.27%) Linux Specialist
14 7 (4.27%) Wintel Support Engineer
15 6 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
15 6 (3.66%) Linux Server Engineer
15 6 (3.66%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.68%) J2EE
2 20 (12.20%) Middleware
3 5 (3.05%) Web Services
4 4 (2.44%) JSP
5 2 (1.22%) .NET
5 2 (1.22%) LAMP
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.93%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.49%) CMDB
4 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.88%) Replication
5 5 (3.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.44%) Tandem
7 2 (1.22%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.22%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.22%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (64.02%) Linux
2 66 (40.24%) Windows
3 61 (37.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 58 (35.37%) AIX
5 37 (22.56%) Unix
6 24 (14.63%) Solaris
6 24 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (13.41%) Windows Server
8 17 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (6.10%) HPUX
11 9 (5.49%) SUSE
12 4 (2.44%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.44%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.22%) CentOS
13 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.61%) Debian
14 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (60.98%) High Availability
1 100 (60.98%) ITIL
2 63 (38.41%) Service Delivery
3 48 (29.27%) Compliance Management
4 29 (17.68%) Change Management
4 29 (17.68%) Load Balancing
5 25 (15.24%) Problem Management
6 21 (12.80%) ITIL V3
7 20 (12.20%) Application Packaging
8 18 (10.98%) Incident Management
8 18 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (9.15%) CRM
9 15 (9.15%) DevOps
10 14 (8.54%) PRINCE2
10 14 (8.54%) TOGAF
11 13 (7.93%) Open Source
12 11 (6.71%) Configuration Management
13 10 (6.10%) Database Mirroring
14 9 (5.49%) E-Commerce
14 9 (5.49%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.93%) SQL
2 20 (12.20%) T-SQL
3 10 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.10%) VBScript
4 6 (3.66%) Java
5 2 (1.22%) C#
5 2 (1.22%) Perl
5 2 (1.22%) PHP
5 2 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (47.56%) Security Cleared
2 67 (40.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (39.02%) SC Cleared
4 47 (28.66%) RHCE
5 32 (19.51%) MCSE
6 16 (9.76%) Degree
7 15 (9.15%) MCSA
8 13 (7.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (4.88%) DV Cleared
11 7 (4.27%) MCTS
12 6 (3.66%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.61%) CCNA
13 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.61%) MCITP
13 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (31.10%) SLA
2 9 (5.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.66%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.44%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 54 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 49 (29.88%) KVM
3 47 (28.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (23.78%) Oracle RAC
5 30 (18.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 23 (14.02%) vSphere
7 21 (12.80%) Terminal Services
8 20 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.22%) Xen
13 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (26.83%) Microsoft Clustering
2 40 (24.39%) EMC NetWorker
3 29 (17.68%) Perfmon
4 24 (14.63%) OpenView
5 20 (12.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (8.54%) HP SIM
7 10 (6.10%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (2.44%) WSUS
9 2 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.22%) Puppet
10 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.61%) Netcool
10 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (53.66%) HP
2 85 (51.83%) Oracle
3 81 (49.39%) Red Hat
4 67 (40.85%) VMware
5 65 (39.63%) Microsoft
6 44 (26.83%) Citrix
7 38 (23.17%) EMC
8 36 (21.95%) Veritas
9 28 (17.07%) Cisco
10 27 (16.46%) F5
10 27 (16.46%) IBM
10 27 (16.46%) Sun
11 20 (12.20%) Lotus
12 8 (4.88%) ServiceNow
13 7 (4.27%) Meridio
14 4 (2.44%) BEA
14 4 (2.44%) Cognos
14 4 (2.44%) Opsware
15 3 (1.83%) Dell
16 2 (1.22%) BMC
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