Period
to 17 October 2018

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 6 months to 17 October 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 209 185
Rank change year-on-year -39 -24 -4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 30 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.44% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 1.01% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 57
City of London median daily rate £513 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +18.60%
10th Percentile £466 £363 £348
90th Percentile £615 £594 £598
Central London median daily rate £463 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +8.82% -10.53% +18.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £27.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,032 2,984 2,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.18% 43.50% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,362 2,296 2,227
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £308 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 35 32
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +7.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.19 £12.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £82.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year - +5.69% -7.75%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (27.27%) Docker
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Puppet
5 2 (18.18%) Go
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS

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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 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) French Language
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (18.18%) Kafka
2 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
3 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Go
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) Netcool
2 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Prometheus
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
2 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk