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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 46 71 44
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Contract jobs citing Clustering 88 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.08% 1.08% 1.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.49% 2.79% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 7 5
Median daily rate £295 £263 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £288 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +5.55%
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
568 359 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.23% 38.60% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 198 87
Median daily rate £313 £395 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +20.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £480 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 15 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.76% +33.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.65 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £37.50 £25.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +27 87 £295 +12.38% 1
Durham +8 1 £300 +3.44%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 74 (71.15%) HP
2 68 (65.38%) High Availability
3 63 (60.58%) ITIL
4 58 (55.77%) Security Cleared
5 56 (53.85%) Oracle
6 54 (51.92%) Service Delivery
7 52 (50.00%) Red Hat
8 51 (49.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 51 (49.04%) SQL Server
9 50 (48.08%) Linux
10 48 (46.15%) SC Cleared
11 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
12 45 (43.27%) SQL
13 44 (42.31%) Windows
13 44 (42.31%) SLA
14 42 (40.38%) VMware
14 42 (40.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 40 (38.46%) KVM
15 40 (38.46%) SAN
16 39 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
17 38 (36.54%) RHCE
17 38 (36.54%) AIX
18 37 (35.58%) Citrix
19 34 (32.69%) EMC NetWorker
20 33 (31.73%) Oracle RAC
20 33 (31.73%) EMC
21 32 (30.77%) Active Directory
22 31 (29.81%) Firewall
23 30 (28.85%) MS Excel
24 29 (27.88%) Perfmon

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 27 (25.96%) IIS
2 22 (21.15%) Apache
3 20 (19.23%) IBM Notes
4 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.85%) iPlanet
5 4 (3.85%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 30 (28.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.46%) SAN
2 31 (29.81%) Firewall
3 21 (20.19%) DHCP
3 21 (20.19%) DNS
4 8 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.85%) BIG-IP
5 4 (3.85%) LDAP
6 2 (1.92%) FTP
6 2 (1.92%) NAS
6 2 (1.92%) SSH
7 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.96%) HTTP
7 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (49.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.85%) DB2
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.92%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.92%) MySQL
8 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (19.23%) MSI
2 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 2 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (0.96%) Finance
2 1 (0.96%) Law
2 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (27.88%) Support Engineer
2 21 (20.19%) Linux Engineer
3 20 (19.23%) Administrator
4 19 (18.27%) Linux Administrator
5 16 (15.38%) Linux Support
6 14 (13.46%) Server Support
6 14 (13.46%) Wintel Support
7 12 (11.54%) Linux Support Engineer
7 12 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (8.65%) DBA
9 8 (7.69%) SQL DBA
10 7 (6.73%) Wintel Support Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.77%) Linux Server Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) Server Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) Server Support Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.23%) Middleware
2 4 (3.85%) J2EE
2 4 (3.85%) JSP
3 2 (1.92%) LAMP
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.65%) CMDB
4 8 (7.69%) Replication
5 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.92%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (48.08%) Linux
2 44 (42.31%) Windows
3 42 (40.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (36.54%) AIX
5 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.65%) Unix
7 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.77%) Solaris
9 2 (1.92%) CentOS
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.96%) Debian
10 1 (0.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (65.38%) High Availability
2 63 (60.58%) ITIL
3 54 (51.92%) Service Delivery
4 21 (20.19%) ITIL V3
5 20 (19.23%) Application Packaging
6 18 (17.31%) Incident Management
6 18 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (14.42%) Change Management
7 15 (14.42%) Problem Management
8 10 (9.62%) Database Mirroring
9 9 (8.65%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.65%) CRM
9 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.65%) Escalation Management
9 9 (8.65%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (8.65%) QMS
10 7 (6.73%) Change Control
10 7 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.73%) Server Building
11 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.27%) SQL
2 18 (17.31%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.62%) VBScript
4 4 (3.85%) Java
5 2 (1.92%) Perl
5 2 (1.92%) PHP
5 2 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (55.77%) Security Cleared
2 51 (49.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 38 (36.54%) RHCE
5 18 (17.31%) MCSE
6 16 (15.38%) Degree
7 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (5.77%) MCDBA
8 6 (5.77%) MCTS
9 1 (0.96%) CCNA
9 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (42.31%) SLA
2 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.85%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 40 (38.46%) KVM
2 33 (31.73%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (20.19%) Terminal Services
6 20 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (6.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (6.73%) vSphere
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 34 (32.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 29 (27.88%) Perfmon
4 24 (23.08%) OpenView
5 20 (19.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (13.46%) HP SIM
7 9 (8.65%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 74 (71.15%) HP
2 56 (53.85%) Oracle
3 52 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
5 42 (40.38%) VMware
6 37 (35.58%) Citrix
7 33 (31.73%) EMC
8 20 (19.23%) IBM
8 20 (19.23%) Lotus
9 10 (9.62%) Veritas
10 8 (7.69%) ServiceNow
11 7 (6.73%) Meridio
12 4 (3.85%) BEA
12 4 (3.85%) Cisco
12 4 (3.85%) Cognos
12 4 (3.85%) F5
12 4 (3.85%) Opsware
12 4 (3.85%) Sun
13 2 (1.92%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.92%) Qualys
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