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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 36 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 35 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.85% 0.93% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.89% 2.62% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 11
Average daily rate
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£560 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.30% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £359 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.65 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +38.26%
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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
235 382 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.88% 35.44% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 226 93
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £239 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.25 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £38.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
3 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 28 (54.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (52.94%) Hyper-V
6 26 (50.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 26 (50.98%) Lync
6 26 (50.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (50.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (50.98%) CRM
6 26 (50.98%) SharePoint
7 25 (49.02%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (49.02%) Dynamics CRM
7 25 (49.02%) Dynamics AX
8 24 (47.06%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (37.25%) Application Packaging
10 18 (35.29%) Windows
11 17 (33.33%) .NET
12 15 (29.41%) SOA
13 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (23.53%) MCTS
14 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
14 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
16 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (15.69%) SAN
18 7 (13.73%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 26 (50.98%) SharePoint
1 26 (50.98%) SharePoint 2010
1 26 (50.98%) Lync
1 26 (50.98%) SharePoint 2013
1 26 (50.98%) Exchange Server 2013
2 24 (47.06%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (49.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 25 (49.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (49.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) SAN
2 7 (13.73%) DNS
3 5 (9.80%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) ATM
4 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.92%) DMZ
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) IMAP
6 1 (1.96%) POP3
6 1 (1.96%) SMTP
6 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) EDRMS
4 3 (5.88%) DB2
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Architect
2 27 (52.94%) Technical Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Senior Technical Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Senior Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) DBA
5 4 (7.84%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.96%) Field Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) Application Packaging
2 17 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (11.76%) XML
4 4 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.88%) DataPower
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) AIX
5 3 (5.88%) Solaris
5 3 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (50.98%) CRM
3 15 (29.41%) SOA
4 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Management
7 5 (9.80%) Workflow
8 4 (7.84%) Migration
8 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.84%) Data Architecture
9 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.88%) High Availability
9 3 (5.88%) Service Management
9 3 (5.88%) Change Management
9 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.88%) ITIL
10 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
11 1 (1.96%) Change Control
11 1 (1.96%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (23.53%) MCTS
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) MCITP
3 3 (5.88%) IBM Certification
4 2 (3.92%) PhD
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
2 27 (52.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCOM
2 5 (9.80%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.92%) WMI
3 2 (3.92%) SCSM
4 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
4 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) Symantec
3 3 (5.88%) Citrix
3 3 (5.88%) NetApp
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) Novell
5 1 (1.96%) Lotus
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