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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 78 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 15 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.30% 1.21% 2.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.52% 3.85% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Average daily rate £293 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £213 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £48.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.82% +48.46%
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
426 234 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.98% 31.49% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 116 108
Average daily rate £325 £360 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +28.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £26.30 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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 -28 14 £285 -5.00%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) HP
3 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (44.44%) Perfmon
7 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle
7 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (38.89%) VMware
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) QMS
8 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (33.33%) SLA
8 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 6 (33.33%) OpenView
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (27.78%) Unix
9 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) DHCP
9 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
9 5 (27.78%) Meridio
9 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
9 5 (27.78%) Replication

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) iPlanet
2 3 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 3 (16.67%) LDAP
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) FTP
4 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) SSH
5 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (16.67%) DB2
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Law
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) DBA
1 6 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Chief Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Production DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
1 3 (16.67%) JSP
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Grid Computing
2 2 (11.11%) HP Storage
2 2 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) AIX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Debian
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) QMS
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 4 (22.22%) High Availability
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 4 (22.22%) Release Management
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) MCDBA
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
3 3 (16.67%) JSP 440
4 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Perfmon
2 6 (33.33%) OpenView
3 3 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (16.67%) HP SIM
3 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) HP
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Meridio
4 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
5 3 (16.67%) BEA
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Cognos
5 3 (16.67%) EMC
5 3 (16.67%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) Lotus
5 3 (16.67%) Opsware
5 3 (16.67%) Sun
5 3 (16.67%) Veritas
6 2 (11.11%) BMC
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec