The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 77 67 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -32
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.68% 0.29% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 0.85% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £381 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.98% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +21.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
256 235 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 34.69% 34.31% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 169 41
Median daily rate £400 £375 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +76.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Clustering
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

Clustering
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

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 5 £381 +22.98% 1
Clustering
North East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 53 (85.48%) Linux
2 34 (54.84%) TCP/IP
2 34 (54.84%) ITIL
2 34 (54.84%) Unix
3 32 (51.61%) Veritas
3 32 (51.61%) High Availability
4 29 (46.77%) Firewall
4 29 (46.77%) J2EE
4 29 (46.77%) Oracle
4 29 (46.77%) Apache
4 29 (46.77%) Tomcat
5 28 (45.16%) Cisco
5 28 (45.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 27 (43.55%) Load Balancing
6 27 (43.55%) WebLogic
6 27 (43.55%) iPlanet
6 27 (43.55%) Sun
6 27 (43.55%) F5
7 26 (41.94%) Red Hat
7 26 (41.94%) JBoss
7 26 (41.94%) VMware
7 26 (41.94%) Oracle Application Server
8 24 (38.71%) Windows
9 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
11 21 (33.87%) IIS
11 21 (33.87%) Solaris
11 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
12 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
12 20 (32.26%) Windows Server

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 29 (46.77%) Apache
1 29 (46.77%) Tomcat
2 27 (43.55%) iPlanet
2 27 (43.55%) WebLogic
3 26 (41.94%) JBoss
3 26 (41.94%) Oracle Application Server
4 21 (33.87%) IIS
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.23%) Jetty
7 2 (3.23%) Mongrel
7 2 (3.23%) nginx
7 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) HP Helion
1 12 (19.35%) IaaS
1 12 (19.35%) PaaS
1 12 (19.35%) SaaS
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.23%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (54.84%) TCP/IP
2 29 (46.77%) Firewall
3 18 (29.03%) DNS
4 15 (24.19%) DHCP
5 3 (4.84%) NAS
6 2 (3.23%) FTP
6 2 (3.23%) HTTP
6 2 (3.23%) IPsec
6 2 (3.23%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) SSL
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.61%) Network Security
7 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) EDMS
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Travis CI
2 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Solaris Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Project Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) AIX Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Linux Support
9 2 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) J2EE
2 3 (4.84%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
1 7 (11.29%) Tandem
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (85.48%) Linux
2 34 (54.84%) Unix
3 24 (38.71%) Windows
4 21 (33.87%) Solaris
5 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
6 19 (30.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (25.81%) AIX
9 10 (16.13%) HPUX
10 9 (14.52%) SUSE
11 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
12 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
13 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) ITIL
2 32 (51.61%) High Availability
3 27 (43.55%) Load Balancing
4 13 (20.97%) Change Management
4 13 (20.97%) DevOps
5 12 (19.35%) Open Source
5 12 (19.35%) PRINCE2
5 12 (19.35%) TOGAF
6 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
7 8 (12.90%) Data Management
8 6 (9.68%) CRM
9 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.45%) Compliance Management
9 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.23%) Change Control
11 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C#
2 2 (3.23%) Java
2 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
3 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (20.97%) MCSA
4 13 (20.97%) MCSE
5 11 (17.74%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (11.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (6.45%) RHCE
8 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.61%) MCITP
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (45.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
4 14 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (22.58%) vSphere
5 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.06%) KVM
7 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.84%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) WSUS
3 2 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.61%) Netcool
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Veritas
2 29 (46.77%) Oracle
3 28 (45.16%) Cisco
4 27 (43.55%) F5
4 27 (43.55%) Sun
5 26 (41.94%) Red Hat
5 26 (41.94%) VMware
6 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.35%) HP
8 11 (17.74%) Citrix
9 4 (6.45%) IBM
10 3 (4.84%) Dell
11 2 (3.23%) EMC
11 2 (3.23%) Google
12 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.61%) PlateSpin