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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 54 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Clustering 9 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 2.27% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 8.43% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £38.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +55.00%
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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
253 249 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.15% 26.95% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 116 114
Average daily rate £413 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 15
Average hourly rate £29.13 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.28% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £9.55 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £23.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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

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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

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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 3 July 2015, 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) AIX
3 10 (50.00%) Solaris
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) IBM
3 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 9 (45.00%) IBM Certification
4 9 (45.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (45.00%) DB2
4 9 (45.00%) JMS
4 9 (45.00%) DataPower
4 9 (45.00%) High Availability
5 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (35.00%) Degree
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) MCTS
6 7 (35.00%) MCITP
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) Lotus
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
7 6 (30.00%) Novell
7 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (30.00%) POP3
7 6 (30.00%) SMTP
7 6 (30.00%) IIS

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) GroupWise
3 5 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) POP3
1 6 (30.00%) SMTP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
1 6 (30.00%) IMAP
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Field Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) DBA
4 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) JMS
1 9 (45.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) DataPower
2 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Replication
5 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) AIX
3 10 (50.00%) Solaris
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) High Availability
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) IBM Certification
2 7 (35.00%) MCTS
2 7 (35.00%) MCITP
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
3 2 (10.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Netcool
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Novell
3 6 (30.00%) Lotus
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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Posted: 2 days ago