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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 42 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing Clustering 61 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.87% 2.36% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.33% 6.13% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 8 4
Median daily rate £286 £260 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £274 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £363 £346
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £33.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +3.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.22%
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
398 310 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.31% 38.51% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 183 92
Median daily rate £310 £415 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% +19.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £268 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £38.00 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 58 £283 +8.65% 2
Sunderland - 1 - - 1
Clustering
North East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 79 (71.82%) HP
2 73 (66.36%) High Availability
3 67 (60.91%) ITIL
4 60 (54.55%) Oracle
5 59 (53.64%) Service Delivery
5 59 (53.64%) Security Cleared
6 58 (52.73%) Red Hat
7 56 (50.91%) Linux
8 52 (47.27%) SQL Server
9 51 (46.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (44.55%) SC Cleared
11 47 (42.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 47 (42.73%) SLA
12 45 (40.91%) Microsoft
12 45 (40.91%) SQL
12 45 (40.91%) AIX
12 45 (40.91%) KVM
13 44 (40.00%) Compliance Management
13 44 (40.00%) Windows
13 44 (40.00%) SAN
13 44 (40.00%) VMware
14 43 (39.09%) RHCE
15 40 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
16 38 (34.55%) EMC NetWorker
16 38 (34.55%) Citrix
17 37 (33.64%) EMC
17 37 (33.64%) Oracle RAC
18 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
19 31 (28.18%) Firewall
20 29 (26.36%) MS Excel

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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 28 (25.45%) IIS
2 21 (19.09%) Apache
3 20 (18.18%) IBM Notes
4 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.64%) iPlanet
5 4 (3.64%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 29 (26.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 44 (40.00%) SAN
2 31 (28.18%) Firewall
3 21 (19.09%) DHCP
3 21 (19.09%) DNS
4 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.64%) BIG-IP
5 4 (3.64%) LDAP
6 2 (1.82%) FTP
6 2 (1.82%) NAS
6 2 (1.82%) SSH
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.91%) HTTP
7 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.64%) DB2
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.91%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) MSI
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 2 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (0.91%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Law
2 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Support Engineer
2 24 (21.82%) Administrator
2 24 (21.82%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 18 (16.36%) Linux Support
5 15 (13.64%) Server Support
6 14 (12.73%) Wintel Support
7 12 (10.91%) Linux Support Engineer
7 12 (10.91%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) DBA
9 8 (7.27%) SQL DBA
10 7 (6.36%) Wintel Support Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.45%) Linux Server Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Server Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Server Support Engineer
12 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
12 5 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.18%) Middleware
2 4 (3.64%) J2EE
2 4 (3.64%) JSP
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.91%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.18%) CMDB
4 8 (7.27%) Replication
5 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.82%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.82%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.82%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.91%) Linux
2 47 (42.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (40.91%) AIX
4 44 (40.00%) Windows
5 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.00%) Unix
7 8 (7.27%) Solaris
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.82%) HPUX
11 1 (0.91%) CentOS
11 1 (0.91%) Debian
11 1 (0.91%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (66.36%) High Availability
2 67 (60.91%) ITIL
3 59 (53.64%) Service Delivery
4 44 (40.00%) Compliance Management
5 21 (19.09%) ITIL V3
6 20 (18.18%) Application Packaging
7 18 (16.36%) Incident Management
7 18 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (13.64%) Change Management
8 15 (13.64%) Problem Management
9 10 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
10 9 (8.18%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.18%) CRM
10 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.18%) Escalation Management
10 9 (8.18%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (8.18%) QMS
11 7 (6.36%) Change Control
11 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (6.36%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) SQL
2 18 (16.36%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.09%) VBScript
4 4 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (1.82%) Perl
5 2 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.91%) PHP
6 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (53.64%) Security Cleared
2 51 (46.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (44.55%) SC Cleared
4 43 (39.09%) RHCE
5 18 (16.36%) MCSE
6 16 (14.55%) Degree
7 8 (7.27%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (5.45%) MCDBA
8 6 (5.45%) MCTS
9 1 (0.91%) CCNA
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (42.73%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.64%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 45 (40.91%) KVM
2 37 (33.64%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
4 27 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (19.09%) Terminal Services
6 20 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (6.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (6.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 40 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 38 (34.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 29 (26.36%) Perfmon
4 24 (21.82%) OpenView
5 20 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (12.73%) HP SIM
7 9 (8.18%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.91%) SCOM
10 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (71.82%) HP
2 60 (54.55%) Oracle
3 58 (52.73%) Red Hat
4 45 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 44 (40.00%) VMware
6 38 (34.55%) Citrix
7 37 (33.64%) EMC
8 23 (20.91%) IBM
9 20 (18.18%) Lotus
10 10 (9.09%) Veritas
11 8 (7.27%) ServiceNow
12 6 (5.45%) Meridio
13 5 (4.55%) Cisco
14 4 (3.64%) BEA
14 4 (3.64%) Cognos
14 4 (3.64%) F5
14 4 (3.64%) Opsware
14 4 (3.64%) Sun
15 2 (1.82%) 3PAR
15 2 (1.82%) Qualys
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