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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 55 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 20 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.38% 1.65% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.64% 5.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -
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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
301 134 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.88% 31.53% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 91 19
Average daily rate £425 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £18.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.29% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £28.50 £27.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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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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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 2 September 2015. 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 -14 19 £260 -20.00%
Clustering
North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 20 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 17 (62.96%) Oracle
3 17 (62.96%) Red Hat
3 17 (62.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (59.26%) SQL
5 15 (55.56%) HP
6 14 (51.85%) ITIL
6 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
7 12 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
8 10 (37.04%) Informatica
8 10 (37.04%) Service Management
8 10 (37.04%) JNDI
8 10 (37.04%) LDAP
8 10 (37.04%) JMS
8 10 (37.04%) SLA
8 10 (37.04%) JDBC
8 10 (37.04%) SOAP
8 10 (37.04%) Web Services
8 10 (37.04%) J2EE
8 10 (37.04%) Java
8 10 (37.04%) Ant
8 10 (37.04%) WebLogic
8 10 (37.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 10 (37.04%) High Availability
9 9 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 9 (33.33%) AquaLogic
9 9 (33.33%) Problem Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 10 (37.04%) WebLogic
2 9 (33.33%) AquaLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) LDAP
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Ant
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Linux Support
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Informatica Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Server Support
6 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Technician
6 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) J2EE
1 10 (37.04%) JDBC
1 10 (37.04%) SOAP
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
1 10 (37.04%) JMS
1 10 (37.04%) JNDI
2 9 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) High Availability
2 10 (37.04%) Service Management
3 9 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 9 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (33.33%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) Security Patching
4 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 10 (37.04%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) RHCE
4 2 (7.41%) MCDBA
4 2 (7.41%) MCT
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) OpenView
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
1 17 (62.96%) Red Hat
2 15 (55.56%) HP
3 10 (37.04%) Informatica
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) Veritas
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco