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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 73 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-36 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.33% 2.98% 3.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 9.05% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 12
Average daily rate £295 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +22.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.58 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% +3.64%
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
298 199 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.46% 32.95% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 97 84
Average daily rate £375 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 26
Average hourly rate £19.50 £12.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -55.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £9.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £15.00 £74.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -33 2 £310 +3.33%
Northumberland - 1 £295 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) RHCE
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) OpenShift
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) Security Patching
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
1 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Support
2 5 (31.25%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) RHCE
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) Netcool
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas