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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 82 68 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -30
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.59% 0.30% 2.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 0.82% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £363 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £298 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £322 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +83.33%

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
309 244 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.27% 36.47% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 155 92
Median daily rate £398 £365 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.90% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 £24.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -23 5 £363 +16.93% 2
Clustering
North East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 64 (88.89%) Linux
2 41 (56.94%) High Availability
3 39 (54.17%) ITIL
4 37 (51.39%) Unix
4 37 (51.39%) Red Hat
5 34 (47.22%) Oracle
5 34 (47.22%) TCP/IP
6 32 (44.44%) Veritas
7 29 (40.28%) Apache
7 29 (40.28%) Tomcat
7 29 (40.28%) J2EE
7 29 (40.28%) Firewall
8 28 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (38.89%) Cisco
8 28 (38.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 27 (37.50%) F5
9 27 (37.50%) Sun
9 27 (37.50%) iPlanet
9 27 (37.50%) WebLogic
9 27 (37.50%) Load Balancing
9 27 (37.50%) VMware
10 26 (36.11%) Oracle Application Server
10 26 (36.11%) JBoss
10 26 (36.11%) AIX
11 25 (34.72%) Security Cleared
12 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (31.94%) Solaris
12 23 (31.94%) Windows
13 21 (29.17%) IIS
14 20 (27.78%) Active Directory

Clustering
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 29 (40.28%) Apache
1 29 (40.28%) Tomcat
2 27 (37.50%) iPlanet
2 27 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 26 (36.11%) JBoss
3 26 (36.11%) Oracle Application Server
4 21 (29.17%) IIS
5 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.78%) Jetty
7 2 (2.78%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.78%) nginx
7 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) HP Helion
1 12 (16.67%) IaaS
1 12 (16.67%) PaaS
1 12 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.78%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (47.22%) TCP/IP
2 29 (40.28%) Firewall
3 18 (25.00%) DNS
4 15 (20.83%) DHCP
5 8 (11.11%) SAN
6 3 (4.17%) NAS
7 2 (2.78%) FTP
7 2 (2.78%) HTTP
7 2 (2.78%) IPsec
7 2 (2.78%) SSL
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) EDMS
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.78%) Travis CI
2 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Administrator
3 11 (15.28%) Project Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Solaris Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Linux Support
6 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.78%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) J2EE
2 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
1 7 (9.72%) Tandem
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (88.89%) Linux
2 37 (51.39%) Unix
3 28 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (36.11%) AIX
5 23 (31.94%) Solaris
5 23 (31.94%) Windows
6 20 (27.78%) Windows Server
7 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (16.67%) HPUX
9 9 (12.50%) SUSE
10 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
11 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) High Availability
2 39 (54.17%) ITIL
3 27 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 13 (18.06%) Change Management
4 13 (18.06%) DevOps
5 12 (16.67%) Open Source
5 12 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 12 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 11 (15.28%) Compliance Management
7 10 (13.89%) Problem Management
8 8 (11.11%) Data Management
9 6 (8.33%) CRM
10 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) C#
2 2 (2.78%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (18.06%) MCSA
4 13 (18.06%) MCSE
5 12 (16.67%) RHCE
6 11 (15.28%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.39%) MCITP
8 1 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 14 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (19.44%) vSphere
5 13 (18.06%) KVM
6 7 (9.72%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (5.56%) WSUS
4 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.78%) Puppet
5 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.39%) Netcool
5 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Red Hat
2 34 (47.22%) Oracle
3 32 (44.44%) Veritas
4 28 (38.89%) Cisco
5 27 (37.50%) F5
5 27 (37.50%) Sun
5 27 (37.50%) VMware
6 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
7 18 (25.00%) HP
8 11 (15.28%) Citrix
9 9 (12.50%) IBM
10 7 (9.72%) EMC
11 3 (4.17%) Dell
12 2 (2.78%) Google
13 1 (1.39%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.39%) PlateSpin