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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 55 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.36% 2.48% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.15% 8.79% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 0
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£300 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+35.38% +20.37%
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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 North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
241 182 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.79% 28.17% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 109 26
Average daily rate £375 £281 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% -10.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £461 £636
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.75 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.51% +36.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.40 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.47 £34.00 £30.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 0 10 £300 +22.44% 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
4 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
6 13 (37.14%) ITIL
7 12 (34.29%) Problem Management
8 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
8 9 (25.71%) CentOS
8 9 (25.71%) MariaDB
8 9 (25.71%) MySQL
8 9 (25.71%) PHP
8 9 (25.71%) Apache
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.71%) HP
8 9 (25.71%) LAMP
9 8 (22.86%) Service Management
9 8 (22.86%) Informatica
9 8 (22.86%) LDAP
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (22.86%) SLA
9 8 (22.86%) JMS
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) J2EE
9 8 (22.86%) Ant
9 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle
9 8 (22.86%) JDBC

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.71%) Apache
2 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
3 7 (20.00%) AquaLogic
4 3 (8.57%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LDAP
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) NAS
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) MariaDB
2 9 (25.71%) MySQL
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Ant
2 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Leader
3 5 (14.29%) IT Support
3 5 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Informatica Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Server Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) LAMP
2 8 (22.86%) JMS
2 8 (22.86%) J2EE
2 8 (22.86%) JDBC
2 8 (22.86%) JNDI
3 7 (20.00%) SOAP
3 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 7 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) CentOS
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Problem Management
3 8 (22.86%) Service Management
3 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (22.86%) High Availability
4 7 (20.00%) SOA
5 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.71%) Time Management
8 2 (5.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) PHP
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 7 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) MCSE
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (14.29%) MCSA
5 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Server
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (8.57%) OpenView
3 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) HP
3 8 (22.86%) Informatica
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) CA
6 2 (5.71%) Veritas
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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