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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 46 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Clustering 62 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.06% 2.01% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.78% 5.38% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 10 4
Median daily rate £288 £263 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £369 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £33.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +6.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £28.85 £30.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £37.10 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.22%
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
450 390 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.73% 37.36% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 230 106
Median daily rate £310 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 18 26
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +75.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £37.90 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 August 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 August 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 +16 61 £286 +10.09% 3
Durham +6 1 £300 +3.44%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 80 (71.43%) HP
2 73 (65.18%) High Availability
3 67 (59.82%) ITIL
4 60 (53.57%) Oracle
4 60 (53.57%) Security Cleared
5 59 (52.68%) Red Hat
5 59 (52.68%) Service Delivery
6 57 (50.89%) Linux
7 52 (46.43%) SQL Server
8 51 (45.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (44.64%) SC Cleared
10 47 (41.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 47 (41.96%) SLA
11 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
12 45 (40.18%) SQL
12 45 (40.18%) Windows
12 45 (40.18%) AIX
12 45 (40.18%) KVM
13 44 (39.29%) Compliance Management
13 44 (39.29%) SAN
13 44 (39.29%) VMware
14 43 (38.39%) RHCE
15 40 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
16 38 (33.93%) EMC NetWorker
16 38 (33.93%) Citrix
17 37 (33.04%) EMC
17 37 (33.04%) Oracle RAC
18 33 (29.46%) Active Directory
19 31 (27.68%) Firewall
20 30 (26.79%) 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 28 (25.00%) IIS
2 22 (19.64%) Apache
3 20 (17.86%) IBM Notes
4 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.57%) iPlanet
5 4 (3.57%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 30 (26.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 44 (39.29%) SAN
2 31 (27.68%) Firewall
3 21 (18.75%) DHCP
3 21 (18.75%) DNS
4 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.57%) BIG-IP
5 4 (3.57%) LDAP
6 2 (1.79%) FTP
6 2 (1.79%) NAS
6 2 (1.79%) SSH
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.89%) HTTP
7 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.57%) DB2
7 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.79%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.79%) MySQL
8 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (17.86%) MSI
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 2 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (0.89%) Finance
2 1 (0.89%) Law
2 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.89%) Support Engineer
2 24 (21.43%) Administrator
2 24 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (19.64%) Linux Administrator
4 18 (16.07%) Linux Support
5 15 (13.39%) Server Support
6 14 (12.50%) Wintel Support
7 12 (10.71%) Linux Support Engineer
7 12 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) DBA
9 8 (7.14%) SQL DBA
10 7 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.36%) Linux Server Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Linux Specialist
11 6 (5.36%) Server Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Server Support Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) Middleware
2 4 (3.57%) J2EE
2 4 (3.57%) JSP
3 2 (1.79%) LAMP
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.82%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.04%) CMDB
4 8 (7.14%) Replication
5 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.79%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.79%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.89%) Linux
2 47 (41.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (40.18%) AIX
3 45 (40.18%) Windows
4 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.82%) Unix
6 8 (7.14%) Solaris
6 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.79%) CentOS
9 2 (1.79%) HPUX
10 1 (0.89%) Debian
10 1 (0.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (65.18%) High Availability
2 67 (59.82%) ITIL
3 59 (52.68%) Service Delivery
4 44 (39.29%) Compliance Management
5 21 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 20 (17.86%) Application Packaging
7 18 (16.07%) Incident Management
7 18 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (13.39%) Change Management
8 15 (13.39%) Problem Management
9 10 (8.93%) Database Mirroring
10 9 (8.04%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.04%) CRM
10 9 (8.04%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.04%) Escalation Management
10 9 (8.04%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (8.04%) QMS
11 7 (6.25%) Change Control
11 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (6.25%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.18%) SQL
2 18 (16.07%) T-SQL
3 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.93%) VBScript
4 4 (3.57%) Java
5 2 (1.79%) Perl
5 2 (1.79%) PHP
5 2 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 51 (45.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (44.64%) SC Cleared
4 43 (38.39%) RHCE
5 18 (16.07%) MCSE
6 16 (14.29%) Degree
7 8 (7.14%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (5.36%) MCDBA
8 6 (5.36%) MCTS
9 1 (0.89%) CCNA
9 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (41.96%) SLA
2 6 (5.36%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.57%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 45 (40.18%) KVM
2 37 (33.04%) Oracle RAC
3 33 (29.46%) Active Directory
4 27 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (18.75%) Terminal Services
6 20 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (6.25%) vSphere
8 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 40 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 38 (33.93%) EMC NetWorker
3 29 (25.89%) Perfmon
4 24 (21.43%) OpenView
5 20 (17.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (12.50%) HP SIM
7 9 (8.04%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.89%) SCOM
10 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (71.43%) HP
2 60 (53.57%) Oracle
3 59 (52.68%) Red Hat
4 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
5 44 (39.29%) VMware
6 38 (33.93%) Citrix
7 37 (33.04%) EMC
8 23 (20.54%) IBM
9 20 (17.86%) Lotus
10 10 (8.93%) Veritas
11 8 (7.14%) ServiceNow
12 7 (6.25%) Meridio
13 5 (4.46%) Cisco
14 4 (3.57%) BEA
14 4 (3.57%) Cognos
14 4 (3.57%) F5
14 4 (3.57%) Opsware
14 4 (3.57%) Sun
15 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
15 2 (1.79%) Qualys
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