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 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 85 75
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 24 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.56% 0.84% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.66% 3.14% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 9
Median daily rate £338 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% -3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +43.58%  

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 424 414 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 27.57% 26.76% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 263 241
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £263 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 26
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.10% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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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

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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 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in the East Midlands

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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 June 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
Nottinghamshire +12 15 £400 +23.07%
Northamptonshire +5 4 £200 -50.00%
Lincolnshire -9 2 £425 +6.25%
Derbyshire -12 2 £288 +4.54%
Leicestershire -8 1 - - 1
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) MySQL
3 13 (39.39%) Percona
3 13 (39.39%) Galera Cluster
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco
7 9 (27.27%) Python
7 9 (27.27%) Replication
8 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (21.21%) High Availability
8 7 (21.21%) MySQL Certification
8 7 (21.21%) DHCP
8 7 (21.21%) DNS
8 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 6 (18.18%) SDLC
9 6 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 6 (18.18%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (18.18%) Project Management
9 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL

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Co-occurring 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 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DHCP
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 5 (15.15%) Kerberos
3 5 (15.15%) LDAP
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.03%) VLDB
General
1 4 (12.12%) Automotive
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) DBA
2 13 (39.39%) MySQL DBA
3 10 (30.30%) Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) IT Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) AWS Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Cassandra DBA
7 3 (9.09%) Server Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
1 5 (15.15%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Replication
2 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 5 (15.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (21.21%) High Availability
3 6 (18.18%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) SDLC
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
4 4 (12.12%) PLM
5 3 (9.09%) ERP
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL Certification
2 5 (15.15%) MCSE
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) VCAP
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HL7
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) Galera Cluster
2 5 (15.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (12.12%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) MIIS
5 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Percona
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) McAfee
4 5 (15.15%) Symantec
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) Altiris
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Siemens
7 1 (3.03%) StorageTek
7 1 (3.03%) Sun
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