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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 47 57 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing Clustering 91 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.32% 1.22% 2.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.09% 3.77% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 5 7
Median daily rate £295 £250 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £175 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -49.67%
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
603 212 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.88% 32.42% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 108 70
Median daily rate £310 £336 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +20.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £197 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 16 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -5.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £30.50 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 July 2016.

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

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 1 July 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 +5 89 £295 +18.00%
Clustering
North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 68 (73.91%) HP
2 58 (63.04%) ITIL
2 58 (63.04%) High Availability
3 54 (58.70%) Security Cleared
4 51 (55.43%) Oracle
5 48 (52.17%) SQL Server
5 48 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (50.00%) Service Delivery
6 46 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 44 (47.83%) Red Hat
8 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
9 42 (45.65%) SQL
9 42 (45.65%) Linux
10 41 (44.57%) Windows
11 40 (43.48%) VMware
12 38 (41.30%) SLA
13 37 (40.22%) Microsoft Clustering
14 35 (38.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 35 (38.04%) Citrix
14 35 (38.04%) SAN
15 34 (36.96%) KVM
16 33 (35.87%) AIX
17 32 (34.78%) RHCE
18 31 (33.70%) EMC NetWorker
19 30 (32.61%) Oracle RAC
19 30 (32.61%) EMC
20 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
20 29 (31.52%) Firewall
21 27 (29.35%) MS Excel
21 27 (29.35%) Perfmon

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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 25 (27.17%) IIS
2 19 (20.65%) Apache
3 18 (19.57%) IBM Notes
4 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.35%) iPlanet
5 4 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 4 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 27 (29.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.04%) SAN
2 29 (31.52%) Firewall
3 19 (20.65%) DHCP
3 19 (20.65%) DNS
4 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.35%) BIG-IP
5 4 (4.35%) LDAP
6 2 (2.17%) FTP
6 2 (2.17%) NAS
6 2 (2.17%) SSH
7 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.09%) HTTP
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.35%) DB2
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MSI
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (1.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Law
2 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Support Engineer
2 18 (19.57%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Administrator
4 16 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (15.22%) Wintel Support
6 13 (14.13%) Server Support
7 12 (13.04%) Linux Support
8 11 (11.96%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) DBA
9 9 (9.78%) Linux Support Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) SQL DBA
11 7 (7.61%) Wintel Support Engineer
12 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
13 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (5.43%) Linux Server Engineer
13 5 (5.43%) Server Engineer
13 5 (5.43%) Server Support Engineer
14 4 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.57%) Middleware
2 4 (4.35%) J2EE
2 4 (4.35%) JSP
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.78%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.70%) Replication
4 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.61%) CMDB
5 2 (2.17%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.17%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.17%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (45.65%) Linux
2 41 (44.57%) Windows
3 35 (38.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (35.87%) AIX
5 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.70%) Unix
7 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.52%) Solaris
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.09%) CentOS
10 1 (1.09%) Debian
10 1 (1.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.04%) High Availability
1 58 (63.04%) ITIL
2 46 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 19 (20.65%) ITIL V3
4 18 (19.57%) Application Packaging
4 18 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (16.30%) Incident Management
6 13 (14.13%) Change Management
6 13 (14.13%) Problem Management
7 10 (10.87%) Database Mirroring
8 9 (9.78%) QMS
9 7 (7.61%) Change Control
9 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.61%) CRM
9 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.61%) Escalation Management
9 7 (7.61%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (7.61%) Server Building
10 6 (6.52%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) SQL
2 18 (19.57%) T-SQL
3 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.87%) VBScript
4 4 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (2.17%) Perl
5 2 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
6 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (58.70%) Security Cleared
2 48 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 32 (34.78%) RHCE
5 18 (19.57%) MCSE
6 16 (17.39%) Degree
7 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
8 6 (6.52%) MCDBA
9 5 (5.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (5.43%) MCTS
10 1 (1.09%) CCNA
10 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (41.30%) SLA
2 6 (6.52%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.35%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 34 (36.96%) KVM
2 30 (32.61%) Oracle RAC
3 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
4 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (20.65%) Terminal Services
6 18 (19.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (7.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (7.61%) vSphere
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (40.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 31 (33.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 27 (29.35%) Perfmon
4 22 (23.91%) OpenView
5 18 (19.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (13.04%) HP SIM
7 9 (9.78%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 68 (73.91%) HP
2 51 (55.43%) Oracle
3 44 (47.83%) Red Hat
4 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
5 40 (43.48%) VMware
6 35 (38.04%) Citrix
7 30 (32.61%) EMC
8 18 (19.57%) Lotus
9 17 (18.48%) IBM
10 10 (10.87%) Veritas
11 8 (8.70%) ServiceNow
12 6 (6.52%) Meridio
13 4 (4.35%) BEA
13 4 (4.35%) Cisco
13 4 (4.35%) Cognos
13 4 (4.35%) F5
13 4 (4.35%) Opsware
13 4 (4.35%) Sun
14 2 (2.17%) BMC
14 2 (2.17%) NetApp