Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 155 131
Rank change year-on-year -10 -24 -2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 8 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.25% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.72% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 23
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £369 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% -13.24% -
10th Percentile £311 £353 £318
90th Percentile £396 £389 £595
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.67% +15.38%
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £12.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +252.21% -46.67% -5.26%

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 1,319 1,391 1,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.47% 34.12% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 683 657
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £213 £224 £215
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 68 72
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -36.31% -1.88%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.50 £12.03
90th Percentile £45.60 £36.25 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £33.50 £19.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +73.22% -14.04% +22.10%

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 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 18 November 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 -4 3 £363 - 2
Reading -7 3 £301 -
Slough - 2 £395 - 5
Windsor - 1 - -
Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Lumension
5 2 (25.00%) Talend
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Clustering
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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
1 2 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (12.50%) Kafka
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (12.50%) Debian
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Information Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) BCP
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GPG13
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Docker
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) iptables
4 1 (12.50%) Postfix
4 1 (12.50%) Squid
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Grafana
3 1 (12.50%) Graylog
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Lumension
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Talend
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam