Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 80 76
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing Clustering 13 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.82% 1.02% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 2.83% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £313 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.84% +4.52% +3.33%
10th Percentile £207 £324 £290
90th Percentile £402 £543 £433
East of England median daily rate £383 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -7.27% +3.13% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £52.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 - £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 450 460 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.46% 36.05% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 226 234
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £154 £227
90th Percentile £600 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% - -50.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £10.68
90th Percentile £53.25 £49.05 £30.15
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +15.21% -6.58% -30.28%

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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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +1 5 £360 -11.93%
Stevenage -11 2 £225 -31.82%
Welwyn Garden City -11 2 £275 -16.67%
St Albans - 2 £215 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
5 4 (30.77%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) McAfee
5 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 4 (30.77%) ADSI
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) Kerberos
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) PKI
6 3 (23.08%) Korn
6 3 (23.08%) FTP
6 3 (23.08%) HPUX
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL

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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 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) Kerberos
3 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) Skype
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Messaging Support
2 2 (15.38%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Support
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Support
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) ADSI
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (15.38%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) HPUX
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Human Resource Management
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) Korn
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) RHCE
3 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Salt
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) McAfee
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 2 (15.38%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (15.38%) Aruba
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Lumension
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) SAP