The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 36 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.25% 0.49% 2.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.94% 3.57% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
67 28 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.82% 13.79% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 24
Average daily rate £325 £250 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -37.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £160 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £23.88 - £16.64
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 - £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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North East

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Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Tyne and Wear region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Tyne and Wear region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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Clustering
North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) Replication
6 9 (40.91%) Veritas
6 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
8 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) DHCP
9 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (27.27%) MCDBA
9 6 (27.27%) MCT
10 5 (22.73%) CA
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 4 (18.18%) ITIL
11 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
11 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
12 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DHCP
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.55%) IDOL
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Server Support
2 6 (27.27%) DBA
2 6 (27.27%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (27.27%) MCDBA
4 6 (27.27%) MCT
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Veritas
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle