Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Clustering
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 141 129
Rank change year-on-year -16 -12 +9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 18 12 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.45% 0.31% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 0.98% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 31
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +24.14%
10th Percentile £364 £286 £363
90th Percentile £474 £393 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.81% +0.56%
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £12.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +252.21% -38.81% -29.96%

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,424 1,228 1,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.91% 31.99% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 548 749
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £249 £250
90th Percentile £575 £600 £558
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 63
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £46.53 £31.25 £34.50
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £18.09 £23.00
% change year-on-year +68.60% -21.35% +33.57%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Clustering in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 8 £400 -
Reading -3 6 £413 +17.86% 2
Slough - 2 £396 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Talend
3 7 (38.89%) MySQL
3 7 (38.89%) Information Management
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) Data Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (33.33%) IaaS
4 6 (33.33%) Master's Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Replication
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (16.67%) Decision-Making
7 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 6 (33.33%) IaaS
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (11.11%) PaaS
5 1 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (5.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Data Integration Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Talend Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Blog
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Data Integration
1 7 (38.89%) Information Management
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Master's Degree
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) AirWatch
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Talend
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) Capita
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard