The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 129 148
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 22 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 1.00% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 2.77% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 36
Median daily rate £430 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +9.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -32.43% -6.32%  

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1140 1229 1869
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.75% 36.10% 36.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 980 1428
Median daily rate £525 £500 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 35
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Clustering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Finance
3 14 (40.00%) Windows
4 12 (34.29%) Python
4 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
5 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) SAN
6 10 (28.57%) HP
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 10 (28.57%) Firewall
6 10 (28.57%) VMware
6 10 (28.57%) Banking
7 9 (25.71%) Java
7 9 (25.71%) Apache
7 9 (25.71%) Puppet
7 9 (25.71%) High Availability
8 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle
8 8 (22.86%) Unix
8 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
9 7 (20.00%) Perl
9 7 (20.00%) NetBackup
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (17.14%) DevOps
10 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
10 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
10 6 (17.14%) Ruby
10 6 (17.14%) SQL

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (25.71%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) nginx
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.86%) Confluence
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) IaaS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Office 365
4 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.71%) GitHub
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) SAN
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) SSL
3 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (11.43%) DHCP
5 4 (11.43%) HTTP
5 4 (11.43%) NAS
6 3 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
6 3 (8.57%) SMTP
7 2 (5.71%) AMQP
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.71%) FTP
7 2 (5.71%) LDAP
7 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.86%) LAN
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.71%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.86%) HBase
5 1 (2.86%) Ingres
5 1 (2.86%) QlikView
5 1 (2.86%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.71%) MSI
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Architect
2 3 (8.57%) Consultant
2 3 (8.57%) Developer
2 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Java Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Linux Support
3 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
2 2 (5.71%) JSON
2 2 (5.71%) JSON Schema
2 2 (5.71%) LAMP
2 2 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (5.71%) Node.js
2 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.71%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) XSD
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) SPNEGO
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.71%) AS400
3 2 (5.71%) Fintech
3 2 (5.71%) iSeries
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Unix
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) CentOS
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 2 (5.71%) SUSE
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) High Availability
2 6 (17.14%) DevOps
3 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.57%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.57%) EAI
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) Microservices
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Data Deduplication
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) Server Building
5 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
1 12 (34.29%) Python
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
4 7 (20.00%) Perl
5 6 (17.14%) Ruby
5 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) Korn
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CCNP
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) MCSE
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Docker
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.71%) Corosync
5 2 (5.71%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.71%) GFS2
5 2 (5.71%) GlusterFS
5 2 (5.71%) OCFS2
5 2 (5.71%) vCloud
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) XenServer
6 1 (2.86%) HDFS
6 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (11.43%) Ansible
3 4 (11.43%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) SCCM
4 3 (8.57%) Nagios
4 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.71%) CFEngine
5 2 (5.71%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.71%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (5.71%) SCOM
5 2 (5.71%) SCOrch
5 2 (5.71%) SCSM
5 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
5 2 (5.71%) SELinux
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) HP
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco
4 6 (17.14%) Symantec
5 5 (14.29%) Veritas
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) Siebel
7 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.71%) Brocade
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) Remedy
7 2 (5.71%) SAP
7 2 (5.71%) Sybase
7 2 (5.71%) Teradata
8 1 (2.86%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.86%) MapR
8 1 (2.86%) Tableau
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