Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 127 154
Rank change year-on-year -37 +27 -7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 35 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 1.17% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 3.76% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 26
East of England median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £278
90th Percentile £558 £540 £450
England median daily rate £433 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +8.13% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
East of England median hourly rate - - £44.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -39.76% +38.33%

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 1,541 1,382 1,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.47% 31.13% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 776 767
East of England median daily rate £420 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £171 £202
90th Percentile £581 £544 £575
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 120 172
East of England median hourly rate £26.50 £34.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.63% +59.30% +6.17%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £12.28
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

Clustering
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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Bedfordshire +1 15 £300 -30.23%
Hertfordshire -22 9 £375 - 1
Suffolk +6 7 £551 +4.86%
Essex -2 2 £506 +125.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -19 2 £525 +31.25% 2
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) VMware
3 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (68.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
5 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (54.29%) SAN
7 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
7 18 (51.43%) Citrix
7 18 (51.43%) NAS
8 17 (48.57%) 3PAR
9 16 (45.71%) SQL
10 15 (42.86%) Replication
11 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
13 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
13 12 (34.29%) High Availability
13 12 (34.29%) DNS
13 12 (34.29%) DHCP
13 12 (34.29%) IBM
13 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
13 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
13 12 (34.29%) Migration
14 11 (31.43%) NetBackup
14 11 (31.43%) Backup Exec
14 11 (31.43%) MCSA
14 11 (31.43%) VBScript
14 11 (31.43%) HP
14 11 (31.43%) Dell

Clustering
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 (34.29%) MS Exchange
1 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (31.43%) Skype for Business
3 5 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) SAN
2 18 (51.43%) NAS
3 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (34.29%) DHCP
4 12 (34.29%) DNS
5 11 (31.43%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (31.43%) iSCSI
6 7 (20.00%) LAN
6 7 (20.00%) WAN
7 5 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (5.71%) SSL
9 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (2.86%) Wireless
9 1 (2.86%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (2.86%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (2.86%) DTS
6 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AccuRev
1 1 (2.86%) Ant
1 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Gradle
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.43%) Legal
2 3 (8.57%) French Language
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Storage Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Middleware
1 5 (14.29%) SAP PI
2 2 (5.71%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.86%) Ajax
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) EclipseLink
3 1 (2.86%) Ext JS
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) Java SE
3 1 (2.86%) JAX-RS
3 1 (2.86%) JAX-WS
3 1 (2.86%) JPA
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) JSR 170
3 1 (2.86%) OSGi
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Replication
2 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) High Availability
1 12 (34.29%) Migration
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
4 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (11.43%) Identity Management
5 4 (11.43%) Secure Coding
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.57%) SIEM
6 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (5.71%) Data Privacy
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
3 11 (31.43%) VBScript
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (31.43%) MCSA
3 10 (28.57%) MCSE
3 10 (28.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (25.71%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) RHCE
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) AS 2805
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 8583
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
4 11 (31.43%) Terminal Services
4 11 (31.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (31.43%) Backup Exec
2 11 (31.43%) HP Data Protector
2 11 (31.43%) NetBackup
3 10 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (28.57%) SCCM
3 10 (28.57%) SCOM
4 5 (14.29%) Control-M
5 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) Salt
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (51.43%) Citrix
4 17 (48.57%) 3PAR
5 12 (34.29%) IBM
6 11 (31.43%) CommVault
6 11 (31.43%) Dell
6 11 (31.43%) EqualLogic
6 11 (31.43%) HP
6 11 (31.43%) NetApp
6 11 (31.43%) Symantec
6 11 (31.43%) Veritas
7 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) SAP
9 1 (2.86%) F5