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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 193 197 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -65
Contract jobs citing Clustering 54 75 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.79% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% 2.43% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 74
Median daily rate £350 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.95% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £35.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +41.81%
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
2239 3089 3133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.32% 32.41% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1224 1770 1739
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 183 179
Median hourly rate £19.63 £21.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +35.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +31 15 £275 -32.09% 1
Berkshire +5 14 £400 +1.58% 6
Buckinghamshire -11 12 £350 -31.54% 2
Surrey +18 6 £388 +13.97% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 - 2
West Sussex +13 1 - -
Kent +4 1 £450 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 54 (45.38%) Linux
2 48 (40.34%) Windows
3 45 (37.82%) SAN
4 39 (32.77%) Active Directory
5 38 (31.93%) VMware
5 38 (31.93%) High Availability
6 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
7 30 (25.21%) Red Hat
7 30 (25.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (24.37%) HP
8 29 (24.37%) Oracle
9 27 (22.69%) SQL
9 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (20.17%) DNS
11 23 (19.33%) Security Cleared
11 23 (19.33%) Windows Server
12 22 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (18.49%) ITIL
13 19 (15.97%) Veritas
13 19 (15.97%) PowerShell
14 18 (15.13%) EMC
14 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (14.29%) Citrix
15 17 (14.29%) DHCP
15 17 (14.29%) AIX
15 17 (14.29%) Unix
15 17 (14.29%) Finance
15 17 (14.29%) DV Cleared

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.76%) Apache
1 14 (11.76%) IIS
2 11 (9.24%) JBoss
2 11 (9.24%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.56%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.04%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.20%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.84%) nginx
9 1 (0.84%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.68%) Office 365
3 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (37.82%) SAN
2 24 (20.17%) DNS
3 17 (14.29%) DHCP
4 15 (12.61%) Firewall
5 14 (11.76%) LAN
6 13 (10.92%) NAS
6 13 (10.92%) SSL
6 13 (10.92%) WAN
7 12 (10.08%) HTTP
7 12 (10.08%) TCP/IP
8 11 (9.24%) VoIP
9 7 (5.88%) MPLS
10 6 (5.04%) Internet
11 5 (4.20%) ADSL
11 5 (4.20%) DMZ
11 5 (4.20%) Network Security
11 5 (4.20%) WLAN
12 4 (3.36%) SNMP
12 4 (3.36%) Unified Communications
12 4 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (6.72%) MySQL
5 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.20%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.20%) Big Data
7 5 (4.20%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.36%) HBase
8 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.52%) MS Access
9 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.52%) Text Mining
10 2 (1.68%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.36%) Introscope
1 4 (3.36%) JIRA
2 2 (1.68%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.68%) Gradle
2 2 (1.68%) Maven
2 2 (1.68%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.84%) Gitweb
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.84%) JMeter
3 1 (0.84%) JUnit
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.84%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.84%) Subversion
3 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.36%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (21.85%) Administrator
2 14 (11.76%) DBA
3 13 (10.92%) SQL DBA
4 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (9.24%) Consultant
5 10 (8.40%) Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.72%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Linux Specialist
7 8 (6.72%) Linux Support
7 8 (6.72%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (6.72%) WebSphere Administrator
8 7 (5.88%) Architect
9 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 6 (5.04%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.04%) Support Specialist
10 5 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.45%) Web Services
2 15 (12.61%) J2EE
3 9 (7.56%) JDBC
3 9 (7.56%) JNDI
3 9 (7.56%) SOAP
3 9 (7.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (5.88%) .NET
5 5 (4.20%) Middleware
6 4 (3.36%) HTML
7 3 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.52%) Kafka
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Tez
8 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.68%) JSP
8 2 (1.68%) REST
9 1 (0.84%) CSS
9 1 (0.84%) LAMP
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (0.84%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.08%) Replication
3 8 (6.72%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.36%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.36%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.52%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) EPoS
6 1 (0.84%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.84%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.84%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.38%) Linux
2 48 (40.34%) Windows
3 30 (25.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (19.33%) Windows Server
6 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (14.29%) AIX
8 17 (14.29%) Unix
9 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
10 8 (6.72%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.68%) Solaris
11 2 (1.68%) SUSE
11 2 (1.68%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.84%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) High Availability
2 22 (18.49%) ITIL
3 13 (10.92%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (8.40%) Analytics
4 10 (8.40%) Change Management
4 10 (8.40%) Compliance Management
4 10 (8.40%) Problem Management
4 10 (8.40%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.56%) Garbage Collection
6 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.88%) Migration
8 6 (5.04%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.20%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.20%) SIEM
9 5 (4.20%) TOGAF
10 4 (3.36%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.69%) SQL
2 19 (15.97%) PowerShell
3 16 (13.45%) Bash Shell
4 15 (12.61%) Korn
5 11 (9.24%) Python
6 10 (8.40%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.56%) Jython
8 7 (5.88%) Perl
9 6 (5.04%) Java
10 4 (3.36%) C#
11 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.68%) C
12 2 (1.68%) C++
12 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.84%) PHP
13 1 (0.84%) Ruby
13 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (19.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) RHCE
4 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.36%) MCSE
7 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.68%) MCP
8 2 (1.68%) VCP5
9 1 (0.84%) CCA
9 1 (0.84%) CCAA
9 1 (0.84%) CCNP
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.84%) MCITP
9 1 (0.84%) MCSA
9 1 (0.84%) MCTS
9 1 (0.84%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (32.77%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.61%) vSphere
4 13 (10.92%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (9.24%) XenApp
6 10 (8.40%) Firmware
6 10 (8.40%) KVM
7 9 (7.56%) Hyper-V
8 6 (5.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.36%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.68%) Apache Flume
10 2 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (1.68%) HDFS
10 2 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.84%) vCloud
11 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.84%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (10.08%) NetBackup
3 11 (9.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (8.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (7.56%) CA Wily
5 9 (7.56%) SCOM
6 8 (6.72%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (4.20%) EdgeSight
7 5 (4.20%) Netcool
7 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (4.20%) SafeCom
7 5 (4.20%) SCCM
7 5 (4.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (3.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (3.36%) Puppet
8 4 (3.36%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.68%) Ambari
9 2 (1.68%) DatAdvantage
9 2 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 38 (31.93%) VMware
2 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.21%) Red Hat
3 29 (24.37%) HP
3 29 (24.37%) Oracle
4 19 (15.97%) Veritas
5 18 (15.13%) EMC
6 17 (14.29%) Citrix
7 15 (12.61%) IBM
8 9 (7.56%) NetApp
9 8 (6.72%) F5
10 7 (5.88%) Sophos
10 7 (5.88%) Symantec
11 6 (5.04%) Cisco
12 5 (4.20%) 3PAR
12 5 (4.20%) Altiris
13 4 (3.36%) Intel Security
13 4 (3.36%) SAP
13 4 (3.36%) Sun
14 3 (2.52%) Google
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