Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 156 159
Rank change year-on-year -32 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 25 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.80% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 2.53% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 32
East of England median daily rate £370 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £225
90th Percentile £572 £541 £600
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +69.49%
England median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% -26.32% +38.18%

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 1652 1544 1648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.02% 31.68% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 871 878
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.28% +6.34%
10th Percentile £191 £180 £205
90th Percentile £562 £538 £552
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 124 180
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £32.34 £22.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.06% +45.74% -6.58%
10th Percentile £10.93 £14.15 £11.98
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.05
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

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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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Suffolk +10 8 £490 -6.67% 1
Bedfordshire -1 8 £318 -26.16%
Hertfordshire -11 6 £370 +8.82% 1
Essex -21 3 £450 +51.01% 4
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (68.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) Citrix
4 14 (56.00%) SAN
5 13 (52.00%) NAS
5 13 (52.00%) High Availability
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (44.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (32.00%) IBM
9 8 (32.00%) Replication
10 7 (28.00%) Firewall
10 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
10 7 (28.00%) LAN
10 7 (28.00%) WAN
10 7 (28.00%) DHCP
10 7 (28.00%) DNS
10 7 (28.00%) Terminal Services
10 7 (28.00%) Network Optimisation
10 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (24.00%) Degree
11 6 (24.00%) 3PAR

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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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) SAN
2 13 (52.00%) NAS
3 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (28.00%) DHCP
4 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 7 (28.00%) Firewall
4 7 (28.00%) LAN
4 7 (28.00%) WAN
5 6 (24.00%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (24.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.00%) LDAP
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (4.00%) DTS
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) AccuRev
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Gradle
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 3 (12.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) DBA
2 4 (16.00%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Integration Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.00%) Java SE
3 1 (4.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (4.00%) JPA
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) JSR 170
3 1 (4.00%) SAML
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (4.00%) Struts
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (32.00%) Replication
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) AS400
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) High Availability
2 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (28.00%) Network Optimisation
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.00%) Secure Coding
5 4 (16.00%) SIEM
5 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Data Privacy
7 2 (8.00%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) VBScript
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) ES6
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
1 6 (24.00%) MCSA
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
2 5 (20.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) AS 2805
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (28.00%) Terminal Services
4 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (24.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (24.00%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (24.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (20.00%) SCCM
3 5 (20.00%) SCOM
4 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) IBM
4 6 (24.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (24.00%) CommVault
4 6 (24.00%) Dell
4 6 (24.00%) EqualLogic
4 6 (24.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) NetApp
4 6 (24.00%) Symantec
4 6 (24.00%) Veritas
5 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) F5