Period
to 27 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 27 May 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
England > East of England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 143 149
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 41 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.93% 1.13% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.77% 3.39% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 25
East of England median daily rate £370 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.30% +3.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £300 £339 £288
90th Percentile £534 £538 £588
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 - £43.25
10th Percentile £41.75 - £28.75
90th Percentile £56.25 - £44.00
England median hourly rate £43.92 £42.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year +3.33% +45.30% +28.12%

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,481 1,447 1,442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.61% 33.29% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 835 791
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £200 £205
90th Percentile £588 £562 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 118 145
East of England median hourly rate £20.04 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.13% +44.74% -30.91%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.74 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.73%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -22 12 £365 -9.88% 2
Bedfordshire - 10 £300 - 1
Suffolk +2 9 £488 -9.30% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £525 +27.27% 1
Essex +6 4 £525 +23.53% 2
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
3 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
4 24 (58.54%) VMware
5 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
5 23 (56.10%) Microsoft Clustering
6 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (46.34%) Citrix
8 17 (41.46%) SAN
8 17 (41.46%) NAS
9 16 (39.02%) PowerShell
10 15 (36.59%) High Availability
10 15 (36.59%) DHCP
10 15 (36.59%) DNS
11 14 (34.15%) SQL
11 14 (34.15%) Migration
11 14 (34.15%) 3PAR
11 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
12 13 (31.71%) Replication
13 12 (29.27%) IIS
14 11 (26.83%) ITIL
14 11 (26.83%) Identity Management
14 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (24.39%) Skype for Business
15 10 (24.39%) Firewall
15 10 (24.39%) Oracle
15 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
15 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
16 9 (21.95%) IBM
16 9 (21.95%) CommVault

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (29.27%) IIS
2 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Skype for Business
3 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) Office 365
4 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) NAS
1 17 (41.46%) SAN
2 15 (36.59%) DHCP
2 15 (36.59%) DNS
3 10 (24.39%) Firewall
3 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
4 9 (21.95%) LAN
4 9 (21.95%) WAN
5 8 (19.51%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (19.51%) iSCSI
6 7 (17.07%) Kerberos
7 2 (4.88%) Skype
7 2 (4.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) AccuRev
1 1 (2.44%) Ant
1 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Gradle
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) JUnit
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
1 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 8 (19.51%) Legal
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
1 8 (19.51%) Storage Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) DBA
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) SQL DBA
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Server Support
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Middleware
2 7 (17.07%) LDAP
3 5 (12.20%) SAP PI
4 4 (9.76%) ADSI
4 4 (9.76%) OAuth
4 4 (9.76%) SAML
5 2 (4.88%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) EclipseLink
6 1 (2.44%) Ext JS
6 1 (2.44%) JAX-RS
6 1 (2.44%) JAX-WS
6 1 (2.44%) JPA
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) JSR 170
6 1 (2.44%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Replication
2 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
3 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.07%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) High Availability
2 14 (34.15%) Migration
3 11 (26.83%) Identity Management
3 11 (26.83%) ITIL
4 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
4 9 (21.95%) Network Optimisation
4 9 (21.95%) Secure Coding
5 8 (19.51%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (19.51%) SIEM
5 8 (19.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.07%) Validation
7 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.88%) Human Resource Management
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) PowerShell
2 14 (34.15%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) VBScript
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.63%) MCSA
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
2 6 (14.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (12.20%) CCIE
3 5 (12.20%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (19.51%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.32%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (19.51%) Backup Exec
2 8 (19.51%) HP Data Protector
2 8 (19.51%) NetBackup
2 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) SCOM
3 7 (17.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (12.20%) Control-M
5 3 (7.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (7.32%) WSUS
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (4.88%) Puppet
6 2 (4.88%) Salt
7 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
7 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (58.54%) VMware
3 19 (46.34%) Citrix
4 14 (34.15%) 3PAR
5 10 (24.39%) Oracle
6 9 (21.95%) CommVault
6 9 (21.95%) IBM
7 8 (19.51%) Dell
7 8 (19.51%) EqualLogic
7 8 (19.51%) HP
7 8 (19.51%) NetApp
7 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
7 8 (19.51%) Veritas
8 7 (17.07%) Symantec
9 6 (14.63%) SAP
10 5 (12.20%) Cisco
11 4 (9.76%) McAfee
12 2 (4.88%) Lumension
13 1 (2.44%) Adobe