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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 139 159 160
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 125 91 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.96% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 3.51% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 56 47
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£388 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £48.25 £40.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% +48.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+35.38% +20.37%
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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
2871 2596 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.68% 27.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1396 1033
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
West Sussex +5 39 £450 +12.50% 1
Hampshire +1 34 £325 -14.47% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 17 £350 - 1
Surrey +12 15 £365 -27.00% 7
Berkshire -25 15 £350 +12.00% 3
Kent -3 7 £488 -6.92% 1
Oxfordshire -20 2 £325 -21.21% 1
East Sussex -12 1 £275 -31.25%
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 148 (68.20%) Windows
2 110 (50.69%) SAN
3 93 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 86 (39.63%) VMware
5 76 (35.02%) HP
6 75 (34.56%) Active Directory
7 67 (30.88%) SQL
8 62 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (27.65%) Linux
10 56 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (25.35%) DNS
12 54 (24.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 52 (23.96%) UNIX
14 51 (23.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 48 (22.12%) Hyper-V
16 41 (18.89%) SCCM
17 40 (18.43%) ITIL
18 38 (17.51%) SQL Server
19 37 (17.05%) Veritas
19 37 (17.05%) Finance
20 36 (16.59%) MS Excel
21 35 (16.13%) AIX
22 33 (15.21%) Microsoft Certification
22 33 (15.21%) Disaster Recovery
23 32 (14.75%) Solaris
24 31 (14.29%) IIS
25 30 (13.82%) TCP/IP
26 28 (12.90%) DHCP
27 27 (12.44%) MS Exchange
27 27 (12.44%) SCOM

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (14.29%) IIS
2 27 (12.44%) MS Exchange
3 17 (7.83%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.53%) Lync
4 12 (5.53%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.61%) Apache
6 9 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (3.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (3.23%) GroupWise
8 7 (3.23%) IBM Notes
8 7 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (2.76%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.84%) JBoss
Applications
1 36 (16.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.53%) Office 365
2 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.92%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (50.69%) SAN
2 55 (25.35%) DNS
3 30 (13.82%) TCP/IP
4 28 (12.90%) DHCP
5 24 (11.06%) LDAP
6 21 (9.68%) Firewall
7 17 (7.83%) NAS
8 11 (5.07%) SMTP
8 11 (5.07%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (4.61%) LAN
10 8 (3.69%) IMAP
10 8 (3.69%) POP3
11 6 (2.76%) VoIP
12 5 (2.30%) WAN
12 5 (2.30%) HTTP
12 5 (2.30%) SSL
13 4 (1.84%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.38%) IPsec
14 3 (1.38%) Broadband
14 3 (1.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.45%) MySQL
4 11 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.76%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.38%) DB2
9 3 (1.38%) OLTP
9 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Introscope
2 3 (1.38%) WinRunner
2 3 (1.38%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (17.05%) Finance
2 10 (4.61%) Banking
3 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.30%) Retail
5 4 (1.84%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (15.21%) Administrator
2 19 (8.76%) Server Engineer
2 19 (8.76%) Consultant
3 17 (7.83%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (7.83%) Analyst
4 15 (6.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 15 (6.91%) DBA
4 15 (6.91%) Wintel Engineer
5 12 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (5.53%) Field Engineer
5 12 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (5.53%) SQL DBA
6 11 (5.07%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.07%) Architect
7 10 (4.61%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.61%) Windows Administrator
8 9 (4.15%) Exchange Engineer
9 8 (3.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.69%) Designer
10 7 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.07%) .NET
1 11 (5.07%) Web Services
2 8 (3.69%) XML
2 8 (3.69%) SOAP
3 6 (2.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.84%) REST
4 4 (1.84%) JDBC
4 4 (1.84%) J2EE
4 4 (1.84%) JNDI
4 4 (1.84%) Middleware
5 3 (1.38%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.92%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.92%) Flash
7 1 (0.46%) XHTML
7 1 (0.46%) JMS
7 1 (0.46%) HTML
7 1 (0.46%) COM
7 1 (0.46%) CSS
7 1 (0.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.06%) Private Cloud
2 23 (10.60%) HACMP
3 20 (9.22%) Replication
4 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.15%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.69%) PKI
6 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.84%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.38%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.92%) PDA
11 2 (0.92%) Open Source
12 1 (0.46%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.46%) SCORM
12 1 (0.46%) VLE
12 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.46%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 148 (68.20%) Windows
2 62 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (27.65%) Linux
4 56 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (24.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (23.96%) UNIX
7 35 (16.13%) AIX
8 32 (14.75%) Solaris
9 24 (11.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (8.29%) HPUX
11 17 (7.83%) Windows 7
12 8 (3.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.69%) NetWare
12 8 (3.69%) Windows 2000
13 7 (3.23%) Windows NT
14 6 (2.76%) SUSE
15 5 (2.30%) Windows XP
15 5 (2.30%) CentOS
16 3 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.43%) ITIL
2 33 (15.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (11.98%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (10.60%) Migration
5 20 (9.22%) Service Management
6 18 (8.29%) Change Management
7 13 (5.99%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (5.99%) High Availability
8 11 (5.07%) Project Management
8 11 (5.07%) Customer Engagement
8 11 (5.07%) Change Control
8 11 (5.07%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (4.61%) CRM
9 10 (4.61%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.15%) Performance Testing
11 8 (3.69%) Capacity Management
12 7 (3.23%) Software Engineering
12 7 (3.23%) Load Balancing
12 7 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (2.76%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.88%) SQL
2 22 (10.14%) PowerShell
3 21 (9.68%) Korn
4 19 (8.76%) Bash Shell
5 18 (8.29%) Perl
6 14 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.99%) VBScript
7 13 (5.99%) Java
8 12 (5.53%) C
9 11 (5.07%) Python
10 10 (4.61%) C++
11 8 (3.69%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.30%) VB
13 4 (1.84%) Jython
14 2 (0.92%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.46%) C#
15 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (15.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (11.52%) Degree
3 19 (8.76%) MCSE
4 16 (7.37%) Security Cleared
4 16 (7.37%) MCTS
4 16 (7.37%) MCITP
5 9 (4.15%) MCP
6 7 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.30%) MCDBA
7 5 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.84%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.84%) SCSA
9 3 (1.38%) MCSA
9 3 (1.38%) MCSD
9 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.38%) CCNA
10 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.92%) MCPD
10 2 (0.92%) CCA
11 1 (0.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.99%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (34.56%) Active Directory
2 51 (23.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (22.12%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 16 (7.37%) VMware ESX
6 14 (6.45%) GPFS
6 14 (6.45%) NFS
7 10 (4.61%) vSphere
8 9 (4.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.30%) Veritas File System
11 4 (1.84%) PowerHA
11 4 (1.84%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.38%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.38%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.38%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.92%) UAG
13 2 (0.92%) vCloud
13 2 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (18.89%) SCCM
2 27 (12.44%) SCOM
3 14 (6.45%) WSUS
3 14 (6.45%) SCSM
4 11 (5.07%) Tivoli
5 8 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.69%) Puppet
6 7 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.23%) WMI
7 6 (2.76%) SAP Afaria
8 5 (2.30%) Nagios
8 5 (2.30%) Netcool
8 5 (2.30%) CA Wily
8 5 (2.30%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.84%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.38%) ARCserve
10 3 (1.38%) YaST
10 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 86 (39.63%) VMware
3 76 (35.02%) HP
4 37 (17.05%) Veritas
5 26 (11.98%) Oracle
5 26 (11.98%) IBM
6 24 (11.06%) Red Hat
7 23 (10.60%) 3PAR
8 17 (7.83%) Citrix
9 15 (6.91%) EMC
9 15 (6.91%) Cisco
9 15 (6.91%) NetApp
10 14 (6.45%) Symantec
11 13 (5.99%) Dell
12 11 (5.07%) Juniper
13 10 (4.61%) Sun
14 9 (4.15%) Intel
15 7 (3.23%) Compaq
15 7 (3.23%) Novell
15 7 (3.23%) Lotus
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