Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 139 133
Rank change year-on-year -19 -6 -11
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.93% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 3.18% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 32
Berkshire median daily rate £369 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.24% - -22.02%
10th Percentile £353 £318 £303
90th Percentile £389 £595 £450
South East median daily rate £381 £375 £407
% change year-on-year +1.67% -7.86% -9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +15.38% -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -46.67% -5.26% -20.83%

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 1338 1259 1486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.58% 29.28% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 625 806
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £228 £210
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 70 66
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £19.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% -0.94% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.44 £12.25 £11.44
90th Percentile £38.00 £48.83 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.04% +17.95% +20.67%

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 24 November 2017. 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
Bracknell -1 3 £350 -28.21%
Reading -6 2 - - 1
Newbury -7 1 - -
Clustering
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 7 (63.64%) High Availability
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Sun
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (27.27%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (27.27%) SS7
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements

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 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) iPlanet
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) SIGTRAN
2 3 (27.27%) SS7
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) INAP
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
4 1 (9.09%) 3G
4 1 (9.09%) 4G
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) FCoE
4 1 (9.09%) HSRP
4 1 (9.09%) IKE
4 1 (9.09%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Architect
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (9.09%) HPUX
6 1 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (9.09%) VMS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) API Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) C-shell
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Korn
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) RHCE
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Samba
3 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) PowerCLI
2 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Sun
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) Zerto