The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 180 160 177
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing Clustering 66 108 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 1.13% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.53% 3.93% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 36
Average daily rate £400 £398 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £37.63 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.69%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2606 2747 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.44% 28.79% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1435 1298
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 181 169
Average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.92 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -3 19 £380 +14.28% 5
Berkshire +2 14 £351 -17.35% 6
Hampshire -6 14 £425 +54.54% 6
Buckinghamshire +16 11 £400 - 4
Kent 0 10 £427 +26.51% 1
East Sussex +1 2 £325 -23.52% 1
Middlesex -3 2 £446 +27.50%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 91 (57.23%) Windows
2 77 (48.43%) Linux
3 51 (32.08%) SQL
4 50 (31.45%) VMware
5 47 (29.56%) Finance
6 46 (28.93%) SQL Server
7 44 (27.67%) Active Directory
8 41 (25.79%) High Availability
8 41 (25.79%) Windows Server
9 40 (25.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (24.53%) Microsoft
10 39 (24.53%) Unix
11 37 (23.27%) HTTP
12 36 (22.64%) Oracle
13 33 (20.75%) Red Hat
14 32 (20.13%) SAN
15 30 (18.87%) IBM
15 30 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (17.61%) Hyper-V
16 28 (17.61%) DNS
16 28 (17.61%) AIX
16 28 (17.61%) Disaster Recovery
17 27 (16.98%) ITIL
17 27 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (16.35%) Java
19 25 (15.72%) Data Centre
20 24 (15.09%) MS Exchange
20 24 (15.09%) Veritas
21 22 (13.84%) Bash Shell
21 22 (13.84%) Korn

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.58%) WebSphere
3 19 (11.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (10.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (5.66%) Apache
8 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
9 6 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (3.77%) JBoss
9 6 (3.77%) Tomcat
10 5 (3.14%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.89%) IIS
11 3 (1.89%) Live Communications Server
11 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
12 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.77%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.27%) HTTP
2 32 (20.13%) SAN
3 28 (17.61%) DNS
4 21 (13.21%) Firewall
5 20 (12.58%) LDAP
6 19 (11.95%) DHCP
6 19 (11.95%) SSL
7 16 (10.06%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.03%) NAS
8 8 (5.03%) SMTP
9 6 (3.77%) iSCSI
9 6 (3.77%) VLAN
10 5 (3.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (3.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (3.14%) LAN
10 5 (3.14%) VoIP
10 5 (3.14%) VPN
10 5 (3.14%) WAN
11 4 (2.52%) HTTPS
11 4 (2.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.55%) DB2
3 12 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.40%) OLTP
6 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.14%) DB2 UDB
9 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.26%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (1.26%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Introscope
2 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.26%) MSI
5 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 47 (29.56%) Finance
2 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.52%) Retail
4 3 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (25.79%) Administrator
2 18 (11.32%) Architect
3 14 (8.81%) Consultant
3 14 (8.81%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (8.18%) DBA
5 12 (7.55%) WebSphere Administrator
6 11 (6.92%) Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.29%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (4.40%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Windows Server Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.77%) SQL DBA
11 6 (3.77%) TIBCO Administrator
11 6 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (11.32%) J2EE
3 17 (10.69%) SOAP
4 16 (10.06%) XML
5 15 (9.43%) Web Services
6 13 (8.18%) JDBC
6 13 (8.18%) JNDI
7 12 (7.55%) Middleware
8 11 (6.92%) JMS
9 8 (5.03%) .NET
10 6 (3.77%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (3.14%) CSS
11 5 (3.14%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (3.14%) REST
12 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (1.26%) 802.1X
13 2 (1.26%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.26%) CSS3
13 2 (1.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.95%) HACMP
3 13 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.92%) Replication
5 8 (5.03%) Cryptography
6 7 (4.40%) DataPower
7 6 (3.77%) N-Tier
8 5 (3.14%) Blackberry
8 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.89%) LPAR
10 2 (1.26%) CESG
10 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.26%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.26%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (57.23%) Windows
2 77 (48.43%) Linux
3 41 (25.79%) Windows Server
4 40 (25.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (24.53%) Unix
6 28 (17.61%) AIX
7 27 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (13.21%) Solaris
9 20 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (4.40%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.89%) VMS
13 2 (1.26%) HPUX
13 2 (1.26%) NetWare
13 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.63%) CentOS
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.79%) High Availability
2 28 (17.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (16.98%) ITIL
4 19 (11.95%) Network Design
5 16 (10.06%) Migration
6 11 (6.92%) CRM
6 11 (6.92%) Garbage Collection
7 9 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.66%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.03%) Change Management
8 8 (5.03%) Project Management
8 8 (5.03%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.40%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.40%) Service Management
9 7 (4.40%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (3.77%) Data Centre Operations
10 6 (3.77%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.08%) SQL
2 26 (16.35%) Java
3 22 (13.84%) Bash Shell
3 22 (13.84%) Korn
4 20 (12.58%) Perl
4 20 (12.58%) Python
5 16 (10.06%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.18%) Jython
6 13 (8.18%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.14%) AWK
8 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.52%) sed
10 3 (1.89%) C
10 3 (1.89%) C#
10 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.26%) C++
11 2 (1.26%) JCL
12 1 (0.63%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.77%) CCNP
5 6 (3.77%) IBM Certification
5 6 (3.77%) MCSE
6 5 (3.14%) CCNA
6 5 (3.14%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.52%) MCP
8 2 (1.26%) CCENT
8 2 (1.26%) CCIE
8 2 (1.26%) CCSE
8 2 (1.26%) Degree
8 2 (1.26%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.26%) MCITP
8 2 (1.26%) MCSA
8 2 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.58%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 44 (27.67%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (17.61%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (5.66%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.03%) GPFS
6 8 (5.03%) vSphere
7 7 (4.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (3.14%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (3.14%) NFS
8 5 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (3.14%) Veritas File System
8 5 (3.14%) XenApp
9 3 (1.89%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.89%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.26%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.26%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) CA Wily
2 10 (6.29%) Simpana
3 7 (4.40%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.40%) WSUS
4 6 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.77%) Puppet
4 6 (3.77%) SCCM
5 4 (2.52%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.52%) OpenView
5 4 (2.52%) SCOM
5 4 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.89%) Ansible
6 3 (1.89%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.26%) BMC Marimba
7 2 (1.26%) Cacti
7 2 (1.26%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.26%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.26%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (31.45%) VMware
2 39 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 36 (22.64%) Oracle
4 33 (20.75%) Red Hat
5 30 (18.87%) IBM
6 24 (15.09%) Veritas
7 16 (10.06%) Cisco
7 16 (10.06%) Citrix
8 15 (9.43%) HP
9 12 (7.55%) NetApp
10 10 (6.29%) Adobe
10 10 (6.29%) CommVault
11 9 (5.66%) Dell
11 9 (5.66%) Dell Compellent
11 9 (5.66%) Symantec
12 7 (4.40%) EMC
13 6 (3.77%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.77%) F5
13 6 (3.77%) Intel
13 6 (3.77%) TIBCO
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