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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 192 165 159
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 58 104 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 1.07% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.23% 3.41% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 51
Median daily rate £400 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £26.06 £28.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +40.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
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
2605 3046 2809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.78% 31.23% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 1740 1518
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 180 167
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.41 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Berkshire -3 18 £425 - 8
Hampshire +8 12 £313 -6.71% 7
Buckinghamshire -13 12 £375 -27.53% 2
Surrey +7 10 £450 +28.57% 3
West Sussex -3 4 £375 +11.11% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £190 -
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England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 71 (47.97%) Windows
2 66 (44.59%) Linux
3 54 (36.49%) Active Directory
4 47 (31.76%) Oracle
5 46 (31.08%) SQL
5 46 (31.08%) High Availability
6 44 (29.73%) SAN
7 39 (26.35%) Microsoft
8 38 (25.68%) SQL Server
8 38 (25.68%) Unix
9 34 (22.97%) Windows Server
10 33 (22.30%) HP
10 33 (22.30%) VMware
10 33 (22.30%) PowerShell
11 31 (20.95%) ITIL
11 31 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (20.27%) Red Hat
13 27 (18.24%) Security Cleared
14 26 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 26 (17.57%) Oracle RAC
14 26 (17.57%) AIX
14 26 (17.57%) Replication
15 25 (16.89%) DNS
16 24 (16.22%) IBM
16 24 (16.22%) MS Exchange
17 23 (15.54%) EMC
17 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Clustering
18 22 (14.86%) Veritas
18 22 (14.86%) Web Services
18 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012

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 24 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.51%) IIS
3 15 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 15 (10.14%) WebSphere
4 14 (9.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (8.11%) JBoss
6 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.73%) Apache
7 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.73%) Skype for Business
8 5 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.38%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.70%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.41%) MS Office
3 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.70%) Office 365
2 4 (2.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.03%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.68%) Engine Yard
5 1 (0.68%) GitHub
5 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 44 (29.73%) SAN
2 25 (16.89%) DNS
3 21 (14.19%) Firewall
4 19 (12.84%) DHCP
5 17 (11.49%) SSL
6 14 (9.46%) LAN
6 14 (9.46%) TCP/IP
6 14 (9.46%) WAN
7 11 (7.43%) HTTP
8 9 (6.08%) NAS
9 8 (5.41%) Internet
9 8 (5.41%) VoIP
10 7 (4.73%) Unified Communications
11 6 (4.05%) tcpdump
12 5 (3.38%) MPLS
12 5 (3.38%) SNMP
13 3 (2.03%) ADSL
13 3 (2.03%) DMZ
13 3 (2.03%) Network Security
13 3 (2.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.14%) MySQL
3 14 (9.46%) Oracle Database
3 14 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (3.38%) MS Access
9 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.70%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.70%) Big Data
10 4 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.70%) QlikView
11 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.05%) Artifactory
2 6 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (4.05%) Gradle
2 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.05%) Maven
2 6 (4.05%) TortoiseSVN
3 5 (3.38%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.70%) Introscope
4 4 (2.70%) JIRA
4 4 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Gitweb
6 1 (0.68%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 21 (14.19%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Banking
3 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.03%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.03%) Marketing
4 3 (2.03%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.03%) Retail
5 2 (1.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (21.62%) Administrator
2 26 (17.57%) DBA
3 15 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) Analyst
4 12 (8.11%) Oracle DBA
5 11 (7.43%) Consultant
5 11 (7.43%) SQL DBA
6 10 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.08%) WebSphere Administrator
8 8 (5.41%) Field Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Linux Specialist
8 8 (5.41%) Linux Support
8 8 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (4.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Architect
9 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 7 (4.73%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.86%) Web Services
2 15 (10.14%) J2EE
3 11 (7.43%) SOAP
3 11 (7.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (6.76%) JDBC
4 10 (6.76%) JNDI
5 9 (6.08%) Middleware
6 8 (5.41%) .NET
7 4 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (2.70%) Castor
7 4 (2.70%) DCOM
7 4 (2.70%) REST
8 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.03%) HTML
8 3 (2.03%) XML
9 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.35%) CSS
9 2 (1.35%) Kafka
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.68%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.57%) Replication
2 9 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.38%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.70%) Wiki
5 3 (2.03%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.03%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.03%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.03%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.03%) PKI
5 3 (2.03%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.35%) HACMP
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 71 (47.97%) Windows
2 66 (44.59%) Linux
3 38 (25.68%) Unix
4 34 (22.97%) Windows Server
5 31 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (17.57%) AIX
6 26 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (10.14%) Windows XP
10 10 (6.76%) Solaris
11 9 (6.08%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.70%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.68%) CentOS
15 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.68%) HPUX
15 1 (0.68%) NetWare
15 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.08%) High Availability
2 31 (20.95%) ITIL
3 13 (8.78%) Migration
4 11 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (7.43%) Release Management
5 10 (6.76%) Compliance Management
5 10 (6.76%) Garbage Collection
6 9 (6.08%) Analytics
6 9 (6.08%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.73%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.05%) DevOps
9 6 (4.05%) ITSM
9 6 (4.05%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.05%) Service Management
10 5 (3.38%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.08%) SQL
2 33 (22.30%) PowerShell
3 17 (11.49%) Perl
4 14 (9.46%) Bash Shell
5 13 (8.78%) Python
6 12 (8.11%) Korn
6 12 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.76%) Jython
7 10 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.76%) VBScript
8 7 (4.73%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.70%) C#
9 4 (2.70%) Java
10 3 (2.03%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.03%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.35%) C
11 2 (1.35%) C++
11 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
12 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (18.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.78%) DV Cleared
2 13 (8.78%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.76%) RHCE
4 9 (6.08%) OCP
4 9 (6.08%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.73%) Degree
7 6 (4.05%) MCITP
7 6 (4.05%) MCTS
8 3 (2.03%) CCNA
8 3 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.35%) MCP
9 2 (1.35%) MCSA
9 2 (1.35%) MCSE
10 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.68%) CCNP
10 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 26 (17.57%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.78%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.76%) KVM
6 8 (5.41%) vSphere
7 6 (4.05%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.38%) XenApp
9 4 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (2.03%) Firmware
10 3 (2.03%) Veritas File System
11 2 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.68%) GPFS
12 1 (0.68%) HDFS
12 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Clustering
2 18 (12.16%) NetBackup
3 12 (8.11%) Data Guard
3 12 (8.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (8.11%) SCOM
4 11 (7.43%) SCCM
5 10 (6.76%) CA Wily
5 10 (6.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (5.41%) Netcool
7 7 (4.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (4.73%) WMI
8 6 (4.05%) Ansible
8 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (3.38%) Tivoli
10 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (2.70%) Puppet
10 4 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (2.03%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (31.76%) Oracle
2 39 (26.35%) Microsoft
3 33 (22.30%) HP
3 33 (22.30%) VMware
4 30 (20.27%) Red Hat
5 24 (16.22%) IBM
6 23 (15.54%) EMC
7 22 (14.86%) Veritas
8 14 (9.46%) Citrix
9 12 (8.11%) F5
10 10 (6.76%) Informatica
11 7 (4.73%) Intel Security
11 7 (4.73%) NetApp
11 7 (4.73%) Sun
11 7 (4.73%) Symantec
12 6 (4.05%) Cisco
13 4 (2.70%) Dell
13 4 (2.70%) SAP
13 4 (2.70%) Siebel
13 4 (2.70%) Sophos
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