The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 46 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Clustering 14 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.61% 0.48% 4.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.43% 2.78% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 8
Average daily rate £245 - £344
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
97 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.06% 17.31% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 10 30
Average daily rate £275 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.90 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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North East

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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £245 - 2
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North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (83.33%) Windows
3 21 (70.00%) SQL
4 20 (66.67%) DV Cleared
5 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (43.33%) VMware
7 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (36.67%) DHCP
8 11 (36.67%) DNS
8 11 (36.67%) CA
8 11 (36.67%) Veritas
8 11 (36.67%) Shell Script
9 8 (26.67%) Replication
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (23.33%) MCDBA
10 7 (23.33%) MCT
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco
11 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
12 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
12 4 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 4 (13.33%) EMC
12 4 (13.33%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DHCP
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) NAS
2 4 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) NWDI
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) SQL DBA
1 6 (20.00%) DBA
2 5 (16.67%) Server Support
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM Developer
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.67%) Celerra
2 2 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (23.33%) MCDBA
3 7 (23.33%) MCT
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) CA
3 11 (36.67%) Veritas
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Sybase
7 1 (3.33%) Open Text