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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 155 169 174
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 124 88 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.95% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.04% 3.20% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 41
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£406 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.91 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £19.91 £25.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £33.98 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -
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
3068 2751 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.60% 29.59% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1731 1508 1251
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 156 146
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.67 £46.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Buckinghamshire +28 45 £450 - 2
Berkshire +14 33 £423 -9.62% 4
Surrey -5 19 £350 -30.00% 8
Hampshire -13 18 £335 +8.06% 3
Middlesex - 8 £378 -
West Sussex -11 5 £338 -32.50%
Kent +1 1 £550 +46.66% 2
Oxfordshire -18 1 £325 -18.75%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 124 (54.63%) Windows
2 98 (43.17%) Linux
3 94 (41.41%) VMware
4 64 (28.19%) SQL
4 64 (28.19%) SQL Server
5 63 (27.75%) Active Directory
6 61 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 59 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (24.67%) Microsoft
8 56 (24.67%) SAN
9 51 (22.47%) Finance
10 48 (21.15%) UNIX
11 47 (20.70%) Red Hat
12 44 (19.38%) DNS
13 43 (18.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 43 (18.94%) AIX
13 43 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (17.62%) High Availability
14 40 (17.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 38 (16.74%) Solaris
15 38 (16.74%) Oracle
16 35 (15.42%) IBM
16 35 (15.42%) HP
16 35 (15.42%) PowerShell
17 33 (14.54%) SCCM
17 33 (14.54%) MS Exchange
18 32 (14.10%) Performance Tuning
19 30 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (13.22%) DB2
19 30 (13.22%) Disaster Recovery

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 33 (14.54%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.37%) WebSphere
3 17 (7.49%) IIS
4 16 (7.05%) Apache
5 14 (6.17%) JBoss
5 14 (6.17%) Lync
6 13 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (5.73%) WebLogic
7 12 (5.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (4.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (4.41%) SharePoint
10 9 (3.96%) Tomcat
11 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.76%) Live Communications Server
12 4 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.32%) TPMS
13 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (1.32%) MediaWiki
13 3 (1.32%) nginx
14 2 (0.88%) Liferay
Applications
1 25 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.96%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.41%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (24.67%) SAN
2 44 (19.38%) DNS
3 29 (12.78%) TCP/IP
4 26 (11.45%) LDAP
5 23 (10.13%) HTTP
6 21 (9.25%) DHCP
7 15 (6.61%) Firewall
8 12 (5.29%) NAS
9 11 (4.85%) SSL
10 9 (3.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (3.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (3.52%) LAN
12 7 (3.08%) IPsec
13 6 (2.64%) WAN
13 6 (2.64%) VPN
13 6 (2.64%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (2.20%) Broadband
14 5 (2.20%) Wireless
14 5 (2.20%) BGP
15 4 (1.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (28.19%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.22%) DB2
3 23 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (9.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (7.05%) MySQL
5 16 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.29%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (4.41%) DB2 UDB
8 9 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (3.08%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.88%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.88%) MSI
4 2 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.44%) Maven
5 1 (0.44%) JUnit
5 1 (0.44%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (22.47%) Finance
2 11 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.41%) Banking
4 6 (2.64%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (17.18%) Administrator
2 29 (12.78%) DBA
3 23 (10.13%) Consultant
4 19 (8.37%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (7.93%) SQL DBA
6 17 (7.49%) Analyst
7 14 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.85%) Developer
9 11 (4.85%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (4.41%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.96%) Architect
11 9 (3.96%) Middleware Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (3.52%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) Server Engineer
13 7 (3.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 7 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
13 7 (3.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.37%) WebSphere MQ
1 19 (8.37%) Middleware
2 17 (7.49%) JMS
3 15 (6.61%) XML
4 13 (5.73%) J2EE
5 9 (3.96%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (2.20%) REST
6 5 (2.20%) SOAP
6 5 (2.20%) Web Services
7 4 (1.76%) CSS
7 4 (1.76%) .NET
7 4 (1.76%) X-Windows
8 3 (1.32%) HTML
8 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.32%) JDBC
8 3 (1.32%) JNDI
8 3 (1.32%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.32%) RESTful
8 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.69%) Replication
3 19 (8.37%) HACMP
4 16 (7.05%) DataPower
5 14 (6.17%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.29%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.96%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.52%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.76%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.32%) LPAR
10 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.44%) NHS
12 1 (0.44%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 124 (54.63%) Windows
2 98 (43.17%) Linux
3 59 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (21.15%) UNIX
5 43 (18.94%) AIX
5 43 (18.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (17.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (16.74%) Solaris
8 8 (3.52%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.64%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.20%) VMS
11 3 (1.32%) HPUX
11 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.32%) CentOS
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.88%) NetWare
12 2 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.62%) High Availability
2 32 (14.10%) Performance Tuning
3 30 (13.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (10.57%) ITIL
4 24 (10.57%) Migration
5 16 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (7.05%) CRM
5 16 (7.05%) Configuration Management
6 15 (6.61%) Network Design
7 14 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (5.73%) Load Balancing
9 12 (5.29%) Change Management
10 11 (4.85%) Data Migration
10 11 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (4.85%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (4.41%) Server Building
12 9 (3.96%) Release Management
12 9 (3.96%) Project Management
13 8 (3.52%) Incident Management
13 8 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.19%) SQL
2 35 (15.42%) PowerShell
3 27 (11.89%) Java
4 24 (10.57%) Perl
5 20 (8.81%) T-SQL
6 19 (8.37%) Bash Shell
7 18 (7.93%) Shell Script
7 18 (7.93%) Korn
8 14 (6.17%) Python
9 8 (3.52%) VB
10 6 (2.64%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.20%) VBScript
12 3 (1.32%) C
12 3 (1.32%) C#
12 3 (1.32%) C++
12 3 (1.32%) AWK
12 3 (1.32%) Jython
12 3 (1.32%) Ruby
12 3 (1.32%) sed
13 2 (0.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 25 (11.01%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.05%) IBM Certification
3 15 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.85%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.41%) Degree
6 8 (3.52%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (3.08%) MCSE
8 5 (2.20%) CCNP
8 5 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.20%) MCITP
9 4 (1.76%) VCP4
10 3 (1.32%) MCP
10 3 (1.32%) CCNA
10 3 (1.32%) MCSA
10 3 (1.32%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.32%) MCTS
10 3 (1.32%) CCENT
10 3 (1.32%) CCSE
11 2 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.52%) SLA
2 5 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 63 (27.75%) Active Directory
2 61 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (11.89%) vSphere
4 25 (11.01%) Hyper-V
5 20 (8.81%) VMware ESX
5 20 (8.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (6.17%) NFS
7 11 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (4.41%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (3.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (2.64%) XenApp
11 5 (2.20%) Veritas File System
11 5 (2.20%) GPFS
12 4 (1.76%) UAG
12 4 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.32%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.88%) vCloud
14 2 (0.88%) Docker
15 1 (0.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 33 (14.54%) SCCM
2 21 (9.25%) SCOM
3 13 (5.73%) Puppet
3 13 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.29%) Tivoli
5 11 (4.85%) NetBackup
5 11 (4.85%) WSUS
6 9 (3.96%) OpenView
7 8 (3.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (2.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (2.20%) OVSD
10 4 (1.76%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.76%) Control-M
10 4 (1.76%) Netcool
10 4 (1.76%) vMotion
11 3 (1.32%) cPanel
11 3 (1.32%) Webmin
11 3 (1.32%) Cacti
11 3 (1.32%) Plesk
11 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 94 (41.41%) VMware
2 56 (24.67%) Microsoft
3 47 (20.70%) Red Hat
4 38 (16.74%) Oracle
5 35 (15.42%) IBM
5 35 (15.42%) HP
6 25 (11.01%) Veritas
7 20 (8.81%) EMC
8 18 (7.93%) NetApp
8 18 (7.93%) Symantec
9 14 (6.17%) Citrix
9 14 (6.17%) Cisco
10 12 (5.29%) F5
11 11 (4.85%) Dell
12 10 (4.41%) 3PAR
13 9 (3.96%) TIBCO
14 8 (3.52%) Adobe
15 7 (3.08%) Websense
16 6 (2.64%) Tripwire
16 6 (2.64%) Juniper
South East
Thebes IT
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 26 days ago