Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 164 141
Rank change year-on-year -4 -23 +8
Contract jobs citing Clustering 27 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.63% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 1.89% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 28
East of England median daily rate £463 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.16% -0.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £410 £300 £293
90th Percentile £596 £567 £539
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.27 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% +28.00% -36.71%

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 1,429 1,589 1,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.10% 33.33% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 953 784
East of England median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £216 £200 £163
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 80 105
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.77% +30.00% +14.88%
10th Percentile £12.66 £10.40 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.38 £45.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.67% +3.28% +0.88%

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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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +5 11 £420 -19.27% 1
Essex -6 8 £575 +13.58% 1
Hertfordshire +6 3 £413 +10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 £438 - 1
Bedfordshire +2 2 - -
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
5 8 (29.63%) SAML
5 8 (29.63%) Unix
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
6 7 (25.93%) vSphere
6 7 (25.93%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (25.93%) High Availability
6 7 (25.93%) User Stories
6 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
6 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
6 7 (25.93%) vCenter Server
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.93%) Citrix
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) Subversion
7 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Middleware
7 6 (22.22%) SAN
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (22.22%) vMotion
7 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 5 (18.52%) NAS

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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 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) NAS
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) HTTP
4 3 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (7.41%) FTP
6 1 (3.70%) SMS
6 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) DTS
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) AccuRev
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.81%) Gradle
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) JUnit
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) SAML
2 6 (22.22%) Middleware
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) Ajax
4 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) JAX-RS
4 4 (14.81%) JAX-WS
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) JSR 170
4 4 (14.81%) OAuth2
4 4 (14.81%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) SOAP
4 4 (14.81%) Spring
4 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Struts
4 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (14.81%) XHTML
4 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.70%) AS400
5 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
5 5 (18.52%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) HPUX
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) High Availability
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
2 7 (25.93%) User Stories
3 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 5 (18.52%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.81%) Auto-Scaling
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) Information Management
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.81%) Microservices
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) SOLID
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) R
5 1 (3.70%) ANSI C
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Korn
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) VCP5
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) CCA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
3 1 (3.70%) OCP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.70%) VCAP
3 1 (3.70%) VCP4
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.93%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (25.93%) vSphere
4 6 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.70%) vCloud
5 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) vCenter Server
2 6 (22.22%) vMotion
3 5 (18.52%) Ansible
4 4 (14.81%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
6 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (3.70%) Hyperic
6 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.70%) PowerCLI
6 1 (3.70%) Puppet
6 1 (3.70%) Salt
6 1 (3.70%) SCCM
6 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Adobe
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 2 (7.41%) F5
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec