Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 141 140
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +22
Contract jobs citing Clustering 23 14 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.59% 0.37% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 1.17% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 28
Berkshire median daily rate £406 £338 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -19.16% +19.29%
10th Percentile £372 £282 £276
90th Percentile £488 £535 £488
South East median daily rate £475 £365 £414
% change year-on-year +30.14% -11.84% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £16.06
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £19.61

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 1,425 1,192 1,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.25% 31.67% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 537 769
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £252 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 65 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.35 £14.20 £16.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.99% -11.50% -6.82%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.55 £12.14
90th Percentile £48.43 £37.05 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% -28.26% +38.55%

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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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Reading +9 11 £444 +38.67% 1
Newbury - 6 £400 - 1
Maidenhead -2 2 - -
Slough - 1 £397 -
Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (30.43%) IaaS
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) Office 365
5 6 (26.09%) MySQL
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (26.09%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Replication
6 5 (21.74%) Talend
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Information Management
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
7 4 (17.39%) Data Protection

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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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (30.43%) IaaS
3 6 (26.09%) Office 365
4 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (13.04%) PaaS
5 2 (8.70%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (8.70%) SaaS
5 2 (8.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) IPsec
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) 3G
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.35%) IKE
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VRRP
4 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (17.39%) Power BI
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) French Language
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Talend Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) LINQ
3 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Blog
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
1 5 (21.74%) Information Management
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
2 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
3 3 (13.04%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) VB
3 3 (13.04%) VBA
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Master's Degree
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Talend
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Google
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.35%) Arista
6 1 (4.35%) Capita
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard