Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 130 138
Rank change year-on-year -27 +8 -11
Contract jobs citing Clustering 13 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.64% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 2.18% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 22
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% -24.31%
10th Percentile £331 £306 £239
90th Percentile £481 £615 £450
South East median daily rate £467 £370 £413
% change year-on-year +26.08% -10.47% -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £22.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 -

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 1,360 1,148 1,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 34.04% 29.18% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 555 734
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £228 £226
90th Percentile £588 £553 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 54 66
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +17.24% +9.85%
10th Percentile £10.20 £12.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.46 £57.95
South East median hourly rate £29.13 £18.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +57.43% -27.45% +54.55%

Clustering
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

Clustering
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

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 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

Clustering
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 19 February 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 +7 6 £425 +6.25% 1
Maidenhead -4 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) High Availability
4 4 (30.77%) Power BI
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL

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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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) iPlanet
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) 3G
3 2 (15.38%) 4G
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) FCAPS
3 2 (15.38%) HSRP
3 2 (15.38%) IKE
3 2 (15.38%) IPsec
3 2 (15.38%) LTE
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) VRRP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (30.77%) Power BI
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) DBA
1 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IP Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Radio Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) LINQ
2 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) PKI
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) HPUX
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) SUSE
5 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) High Availability
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) API Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) VBA
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) C-shell
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Korn
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Samba
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) PowerCLI
3 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Infoblox
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Arista
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) Zerto