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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 145 175 169
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 98 73 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.79% 3.37% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 41
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£500 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £474 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.91 £34.38 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.08% -5.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +40.24%
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
2584 2168 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.84% 24.82% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1141 1132
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 124 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Clustering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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
Hampshire -6 32 £313 -9.62% 9
Berkshire +15 28 £545 +26.74% 6
Surrey +12 18 £500 +132.55% 9
Buckinghamshire -7 8 - - 2
East Sussex -11 3 £250 -39.39%
Kent -4 2 £375 -16.66%
Oxfordshire -6 1 £400 +77.77% 3
Middlesex - - - - 1
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 132 (64.71%) Windows
2 80 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 76 (37.25%) Active Directory
4 74 (36.27%) VMware
5 68 (33.33%) SQL
6 61 (29.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (28.43%) SQL Server
8 56 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (25.00%) SAN
10 50 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (22.55%) Security Cleared
12 44 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
13 43 (21.08%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (19.12%) Citrix
14 39 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
15 38 (18.63%) SCOM
16 37 (18.14%) Linux
17 35 (17.16%) VMware ESX
18 34 (16.67%) IIS
18 34 (16.67%) Hyper-V
19 33 (16.18%) Finance
20 31 (15.20%) SCCM
20 31 (15.20%) SC Cleared
21 30 (14.71%) MS Excel
21 30 (14.71%) HP
22 29 (14.22%) BizTalk Server
22 29 (14.22%) AIX
22 29 (14.22%) SQL Server 2005
23 28 (13.73%) SharePoint
23 28 (13.73%) MS Exchange

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (16.67%) IIS
2 29 (14.22%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (13.73%) SharePoint
3 28 (13.73%) MS Exchange
4 22 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (10.29%) Lync
6 17 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 17 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (7.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.96%) Apache
13 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.98%) Live Communications Server
14 2 (0.98%) GroupWise
Applications
1 30 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (10.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.98%) Maximo
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (25.00%) SAN
2 24 (11.76%) DNS
3 22 (10.78%) DHCP
4 21 (10.29%) TCP/IP
5 16 (7.84%) Firewall
6 15 (7.35%) NAS
7 13 (6.37%) SSL
8 12 (5.88%) Internet
9 10 (4.90%) LAN
10 7 (3.43%) WAN
10 7 (3.43%) SMTP
10 7 (3.43%) HTTP
11 5 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.96%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.96%) Broadband
13 3 (1.47%) LDAP
13 3 (1.47%) ATM
13 3 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.98%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.98%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (28.43%) SQL Server
2 43 (21.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (14.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (11.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.41%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.94%) EDRMS
10 6 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (2.45%) MySQL
11 5 (2.45%) DB2
11 5 (2.45%) OLTP
11 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.49%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.94%) Introscope
3 5 (2.45%) WinRunner
3 5 (2.45%) TestDirector
3 5 (2.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.98%) Hudson
5 2 (0.98%) Selenium
5 2 (0.98%) Subversion
5 2 (0.98%) JIRA
5 2 (0.98%) Toad
5 2 (0.98%) Ant
6 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.49%) Gradle
6 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Ivy
General
1 33 (16.18%) Finance
2 9 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.92%) Banking
4 6 (2.94%) Back Office
5 5 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.96%) Legal
7 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (17.16%) Administrator
2 30 (14.71%) Architect
3 24 (11.76%) DBA
4 23 (11.27%) Consultant
5 21 (10.29%) Analyst
6 20 (9.80%) Technical Architect
6 20 (9.80%) SQL DBA
7 16 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.37%) Server Analyst
9 11 (5.39%) SQL Server DBA
9 11 (5.39%) Windows Administrator
10 10 (4.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.41%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (3.43%) Server Support
13 7 (3.43%) Server Engineer
14 6 (2.94%) webMethods Consultant
14 6 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
14 6 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.82%) .NET
2 14 (6.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (6.37%) Application Packaging
4 6 (2.94%) JDBC
4 6 (2.94%) J2EE
5 5 (2.45%) HTML
5 5 (2.45%) SOAP
5 5 (2.45%) Web Services
5 5 (2.45%) XML
5 5 (2.45%) JNDI
6 2 (0.98%) YAML
6 2 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.98%) CSS
7 1 (0.49%) JSP
7 1 (0.49%) Middleware
7 1 (0.49%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.49%) CPAN
7 1 (0.49%) LAMP
7 1 (0.49%) Java EE
7 1 (0.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.33%) Replication
3 14 (6.86%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.43%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.43%) DataPower
6 6 (2.94%) HACMP
6 6 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.49%) DTV
8 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) Wiki
8 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 132 (64.71%) Windows
2 61 (29.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (18.14%) Linux
5 29 (14.22%) AIX
6 23 (11.27%) Solaris
6 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (10.29%) UNIX
7 21 (10.29%) Windows 2000
8 12 (5.88%) Windows XP
9 11 (5.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (4.90%) Windows 7
11 9 (4.41%) Windows NT
12 7 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (2.94%) HPUX
14 4 (1.96%) CentOS
15 3 (1.47%) NetWare
16 1 (0.49%) Debian
16 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (10.78%) CRM
2 22 (10.78%) ITIL
3 18 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 17 (8.33%) High Availability
4 17 (8.33%) SOA
5 16 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (6.86%) Change Management
6 14 (6.86%) Migration
7 11 (5.39%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 8 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.43%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (2.94%) Business Continuity Planning
11 6 (2.94%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.94%) Performance Management
11 6 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.37%) Bash Shell
4 12 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 12 (5.88%) Perl
5 11 (5.39%) Korn
6 10 (4.90%) Python
7 9 (4.41%) Java
7 9 (4.41%) C#
7 9 (4.41%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.94%) Jython
8 6 (2.94%) C
8 6 (2.94%) PHP
8 6 (2.94%) VBScript
9 5 (2.45%) VB
10 4 (1.96%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.47%) C++
11 3 (1.47%) Ruby
12 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 46 (22.55%) Security Cleared
2 39 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (15.20%) SC Cleared
4 18 (8.82%) MCTS
5 14 (6.86%) DV Cleared
5 14 (6.86%) Degree
5 14 (6.86%) MCSE
6 6 (2.94%) MCITP
7 5 (2.45%) MCP
7 5 (2.45%) ISEB
8 4 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.96%) IBM Certification
9 3 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.98%) MCPD
10 2 (0.98%) CCNA
10 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.98%) MCSD
10 2 (0.98%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.49%) RHCE
11 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) SLA
2 5 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 76 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 50 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (17.16%) VMware ESX
4 34 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.86%) Terminal Services
6 12 (5.88%) XenApp
7 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.43%) ISA Server
9 7 (3.43%) vSphere
9 7 (3.43%) vCloud
10 6 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.96%) GPFS
13 3 (1.47%) XenDesktop
13 3 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.98%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.98%) NLBS
14 2 (0.98%) Samba
Systems Management
1 38 (18.63%) SCOM
2 31 (15.20%) SCCM
3 14 (6.86%) NetBackup
4 12 (5.88%) SAP Afaria
5 11 (5.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (5.39%) Backup Exec
6 10 (4.90%) MOM
7 9 (4.41%) Tivoli
8 8 (3.92%) WSUS
9 7 (3.43%) Netcool
9 7 (3.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (3.43%) BladeLogic
9 7 (3.43%) HP SIM
10 6 (2.94%) CA Wily
10 6 (2.94%) ARCserve
10 6 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.96%) Puppet
12 4 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 80 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 74 (36.27%) VMware
3 39 (19.12%) Citrix
4 30 (14.71%) HP
5 26 (12.75%) IBM
6 22 (10.78%) Veritas
7 18 (8.82%) Oracle
8 16 (7.84%) Symantec
9 12 (5.88%) Sophos
9 12 (5.88%) Intel
10 10 (4.90%) webMethods
10 10 (4.90%) EMC
10 10 (4.90%) Cisco
11 9 (4.41%) Altiris
12 7 (3.43%) NetApp
12 7 (3.43%) McAfee
12 7 (3.43%) Qualys
13 6 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.94%) Software AG
14 5 (2.45%) JBoss
Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago