The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
England / East Midlands
Rank 90 83 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 9 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.74% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.47% 2.58% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 18
Median daily rate £330 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £414 £450
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 East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 365 465 443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.51% 28.65% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 322 241
Median daily rate £356 £325 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.61% -7.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 27
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +48.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Clustering in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the East Midlands

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in the East Midlands

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -7 5 £330 -12.58%
Northamptonshire -6 2 £200 -50.00%
Lincolnshire - 1 £438 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Clustering
England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (44.44%) High Availability
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Symantec
4 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
4 7 (38.89%) LDAP
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (38.89%) Unified Communications
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) SCCM
4 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
4 7 (38.89%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 7 (38.89%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (27.78%) Intel Security
6 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (27.78%) ADSI
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) Kerberos
6 5 (27.78%) VB.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) iPlanet
2 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) LDAP
1 7 (38.89%) Unified Communications
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) Kerberos
4 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) FTP
4 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) SSH
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Chief Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Chief Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) ADSI
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) JSP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Grid Computing
3 2 (11.11%) HP Storage
3 2 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) High Availability
3 7 (38.89%) Data Loss Prevention
3 7 (38.89%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (11.11%) QMS
4 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) JSP 440
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) HL7
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.11%) OpenView
3 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) MIIS
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Symantec
3 5 (27.78%) Intel Security
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 2 (11.11%) BEA
6 2 (11.11%) BMC
6 2 (11.11%) Cognos
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) F5
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Opsware
6 2 (11.11%) Qualys
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 2 (11.11%) Veritas
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix