Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 23 October 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 95 83
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +13
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.62% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 1.34% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £448 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.96% +29.71% -6.12%
10th Percentile £206 £333 £305
90th Percentile £419 £582 £415
East of England median daily rate £450 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +21.62% -7.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £52.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 453 521 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.21% 34.21% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 248 265
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £173 £179 £188
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 16
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -4.48% -27.93%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.36 £11.65
90th Percentile £50.63 £46.50 £33.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -27.84% -3.00% +6.38%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Hatfield - 3 £360 - 2
Stevenage -12 2 £225 -31.82%
St Albans - 2 £215 -
Watford +7 1 - -
Clustering
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 5 (50.00%) FTP
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Korn
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) HPUX
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) McAfee
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) LDAP
3 3 (30.00%) ADSI
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Kerberos
3 3 (30.00%) PKI

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) FTP
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Skype
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Messaging Support
2 2 (20.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) ADSI
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) HPUX
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) EAI
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (40.00%) Korn
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) NetApp
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) McAfee
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (20.00%) Aruba
3 2 (20.00%) Lumension
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat