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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 58 65 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing Clustering 52 4 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.29% 0.55% 4.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.42% 1.65% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 3 12
Median daily rate £340 £258 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.03% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £312 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +41.81%
Clustering
North East

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
499 243 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.17% 33.56% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 148 170
Median daily rate £375 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 16
Median hourly rate £29.00 £24.00 £16.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +47.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £16.07 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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
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 5 December 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 51 £340 +32.03%
Clustering
North East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 82 (73.87%) Linux
2 75 (67.57%) High Availability
3 67 (60.36%) ITIL
4 61 (54.95%) Oracle
5 55 (49.55%) Red Hat
6 48 (43.24%) HP
7 45 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (39.64%) Security Cleared
9 42 (37.84%) AIX
9 42 (37.84%) Apache
10 41 (36.94%) Firewall
10 41 (36.94%) VMware
11 37 (33.33%) Service Delivery
11 37 (33.33%) Unix
11 37 (33.33%) Windows
12 35 (31.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
13 34 (30.63%) Active Directory
13 34 (30.63%) TCP/IP
13 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
14 33 (29.73%) IIS
15 32 (28.83%) Veritas
15 32 (28.83%) Load Balancing
15 32 (28.83%) SC Cleared
16 30 (27.03%) KVM
16 30 (27.03%) DNS
16 30 (27.03%) SQL
17 29 (26.13%) J2EE
17 29 (26.13%) Tomcat

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 42 (37.84%) Apache
2 33 (29.73%) IIS
3 29 (26.13%) Tomcat
4 27 (24.32%) iPlanet
4 27 (24.32%) WebLogic
5 26 (23.42%) JBoss
5 26 (23.42%) Oracle Application Server
6 12 (10.81%) IBM Notes
7 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.80%) Jetty
9 2 (1.80%) Mongrel
9 2 (1.80%) nginx
9 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (23.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) HP Helion
1 12 (10.81%) IaaS
1 12 (10.81%) PaaS
1 12 (10.81%) SaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.94%) Firewall
2 34 (30.63%) TCP/IP
3 30 (27.03%) DNS
4 28 (25.23%) SAN
5 27 (24.32%) DHCP
6 3 (2.70%) NAS
7 2 (1.80%) FTP
7 2 (1.80%) HTTP
7 2 (1.80%) IPsec
7 2 (1.80%) SSL
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.90%) EDMS
5 1 (0.90%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MSI
2 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.80%) Travis CI
3 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.90%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (1.80%) Advertising
1 2 (1.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (25.23%) Linux Engineer
2 20 (18.02%) Administrator
3 16 (14.41%) Support Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (12.61%) Linux Support
5 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Project Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Server Support
5 11 (9.91%) Solaris Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.41%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (5.41%) Wintel Support
8 5 (4.50%) Linux Server Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Server Support Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) J2EE
2 12 (10.81%) Middleware
3 3 (2.70%) Web Services
4 2 (1.80%) .NET
4 2 (1.80%) Servlets
5 1 (0.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.31%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.31%) Tandem
3 6 (5.41%) CMDB
4 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (73.87%) Linux
2 45 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (37.84%) AIX
4 37 (33.33%) Unix
4 37 (33.33%) Windows
5 23 (20.72%) Solaris
6 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
7 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (10.81%) HPUX
9 9 (8.11%) SUSE
10 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.60%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.90%) CentOS
13 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (67.57%) High Availability
2 67 (60.36%) ITIL
3 37 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 32 (28.83%) Load Balancing
5 28 (25.23%) Compliance Management
6 20 (18.02%) Change Management
7 17 (15.32%) Problem Management
8 13 (11.71%) DevOps
9 12 (10.81%) Application Packaging
9 12 (10.81%) CRM
9 12 (10.81%) Open Source
9 12 (10.81%) PRINCE2
9 12 (10.81%) TOGAF
10 10 (9.01%) ITIL V3
11 9 (8.11%) Incident Management
12 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.21%) Data Management
13 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.41%) Escalation Management
13 6 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.03%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.70%) VBScript
4 2 (1.80%) C#
4 2 (1.80%) Java
5 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (39.64%) Security Cleared
2 35 (31.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (28.83%) SC Cleared
4 29 (26.13%) RHCE
5 15 (13.51%) MCSE
6 13 (11.71%) MCSA
7 11 (9.91%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (5.41%) DV Cleared
9 6 (5.41%) MCTS
10 3 (2.70%) Degree
11 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.90%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.32%) SLA
2 5 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (30.63%) Active Directory
3 30 (27.03%) KVM
4 28 (25.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 22 (19.82%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (12.61%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (12.61%) vSphere
7 12 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (10.81%) Terminal Services
8 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (19.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Clustering
3 14 (12.61%) Perfmon
4 12 (10.81%) OpenView
4 12 (10.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (7.21%) HP SIM
6 4 (3.60%) WSUS
7 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.80%) Puppet
8 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.90%) Netcool
8 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (54.95%) Oracle
2 55 (49.55%) Red Hat
3 48 (43.24%) HP
4 41 (36.94%) VMware
5 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
6 32 (28.83%) Veritas
7 28 (25.23%) Cisco
8 27 (24.32%) F5
8 27 (24.32%) Sun
9 25 (22.52%) Citrix
10 22 (19.82%) EMC
11 19 (17.12%) IBM
12 12 (10.81%) Lotus
13 3 (2.70%) Dell
14 2 (1.80%) Google
14 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
15 1 (0.90%) Intel Security
15 1 (0.90%) Meridio
15 1 (0.90%) PlateSpin
15 1 (0.90%) RedGate