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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 39 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 19 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.47% 2.06% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.12% 8.47% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.59% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +47.50%
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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
234 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.70% 24.28% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 31 20
Average daily rate £450 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.95% +10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £168 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -17.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.25 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.75 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) ITIL
3 20 (58.82%) SQL
4 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
4 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
4 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
5 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
7 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
7 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (41.18%) Service Management
8 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (29.41%) DHCP
9 10 (29.41%) DNS
9 10 (29.41%) Oracle
9 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
10 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 9 (26.47%) Apache
10 9 (26.47%) OpenView
10 9 (26.47%) HP
10 9 (26.47%) MIIS
11 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
11 8 (23.53%) Middleware
12 7 (20.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (17.65%) Cisco
13 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
13 6 (17.65%) VMware
14 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (14.71%) JNDI
14 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (26.47%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) IBM Notes
3 3 (8.82%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) DHCP
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (11.76%) MariaDB
3 4 (11.76%) MySQL
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) DTS
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Ant
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) IT Support
3 4 (11.76%) Wintel Support
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Informatica Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Server Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Server Support
6 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
2 5 (14.71%) JNDI
2 5 (14.71%) J2EE
2 5 (14.71%) JDBC
2 5 (14.71%) JMS
3 4 (11.76%) LAMP
4 3 (8.82%) SOAP
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (26.47%) Linux
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.76%) CentOS
6 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) ITIL
2 14 (41.18%) Service Management
3 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
3 5 (14.71%) High Availability
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 5 (14.71%) MCSE
5 5 (14.71%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.94%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Terminal Services
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) OpenView
1 9 (26.47%) MIIS
2 7 (20.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (14.71%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 9 (26.47%) HP
4 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 6 (17.65%) VMware
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) CA
6 5 (14.71%) Informatica
6 5 (14.71%) Lotus
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds