The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 74 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 1.63% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 6.60% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate £305 £485 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.11% +83.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £410 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £562 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +3.44%
Clustering
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
272 212 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.56% 24.71% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 112 142
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £234 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.65 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.63% -48.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Reading region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Reading region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Solaris
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) IBM Certification
3 6 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (35.29%) DB2
3 6 (35.29%) AIX
3 6 (35.29%) JMS
3 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
3 6 (35.29%) DataPower
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Cryptography
4 5 (29.41%) Middleware
4 5 (29.41%) DHCP
4 5 (29.41%) HTTP
4 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) SSL
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) DHCP
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 5 (29.41%) SSL
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.88%) IPv4
5 1 (5.88%) IPv6
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) DB2
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Field Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Server Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) JMS
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (29.41%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) DataPower
2 5 (29.41%) Cryptography
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Solaris
3 6 (35.29%) AIX
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
1 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) IBM Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) OpenText
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
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