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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.89% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +40.24%
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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
172 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.14% 21.28% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 14 18
Average daily rate £375 £333 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 4
Average hourly rate £18.25 £18.90 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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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 19 September 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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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 19 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £315 - 1
Clustering
North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (78.57%) SQL
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
3 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
4 15 (53.57%) ITIL
4 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (46.43%) DV Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (39.29%) Service Management
8 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
9 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (32.14%) VMware
10 8 (28.57%) MIIS
11 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (25.00%) Coaching
12 6 (21.43%) Veritas
12 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (21.43%) DHCP
12 6 (21.43%) DNS
12 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (21.43%) Replication
13 5 (17.86%) Oracle
13 5 (17.86%) Cisco
14 4 (14.29%) HP
14 4 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DHCP
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.57%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Ant
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Server Support
2 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
2 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) DBA
3 2 (7.14%) Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Informatica Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) IT Support
4 1 (3.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Development DBA
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Development DBA
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) JDBC
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) JMS
2 2 (7.14%) JNDI
3 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Service Management
3 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.00%) Coaching
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) SOA
7 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (46.43%) DV Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.29%) MCDBA
4 4 (14.29%) MCT
4 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) MIIS
2 4 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) OpenView
4 2 (7.14%) HP SIM
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Veritas
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 4 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.71%) CA
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
7 2 (7.14%) Informatica
7 2 (7.14%) Lotus