The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 283 288
Rank change year-on-year -61 +5  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 80 148 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.68% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 1.82% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 115 87
Median daily rate £475 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +75.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +43.58%  

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7968 8146 8471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.28% 37.40% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5701 5893 5999
Median daily rate £515 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 107 140
Median hourly rate £21.20 £20.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.63% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £12.50 £14.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Clustering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 9 £463 -2.63% 10
Croydon -3 2 £463 -
Greenford - 1 £400 -
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
Hammersmith - 1 £300 -
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 106 (52.74%) Windows
2 83 (41.29%) Linux
3 72 (35.82%) Windows Server
4 69 (34.33%) Microsoft
5 67 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 59 (29.35%) VMware
7 58 (28.86%) Finance
8 56 (27.86%) PowerShell
9 53 (26.37%) SQL Server
10 50 (24.88%) Hyper-V
10 50 (24.88%) Microsoft Clustering
11 48 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (23.88%) SQL
12 47 (23.38%) Python
12 47 (23.38%) SAN
12 47 (23.38%) Firewall
13 43 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 42 (20.90%) Unix
15 40 (19.90%) DevOps
16 39 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 36 (17.91%) High Availability
17 36 (17.91%) Red Hat
18 34 (16.92%) Cisco
19 31 (15.42%) Bash Shell
19 31 (15.42%) Banking
20 29 (14.43%) HP
20 29 (14.43%) Cisco Certification
21 28 (13.93%) ITIL
21 28 (13.93%) Oracle

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 17 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (7.96%) Skype for Business
3 13 (6.47%) Apache
4 12 (5.97%) IIS
4 12 (5.97%) MS Exchange
5 11 (5.47%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.98%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.99%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.99%) JBoss
9 4 (1.99%) nginx
9 4 (1.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.49%) Confluence
10 3 (1.49%) WildFly
11 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.96%) Office 365
3 10 (4.98%) IaaS
4 6 (2.99%) GitHub
5 5 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.99%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.49%) PaaS
8 2 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.00%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.00%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.00%) SaaS
8 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.50%) Route 53
9 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.38%) Firewall
1 47 (23.38%) SAN
2 25 (12.44%) TCP/IP
3 23 (11.44%) DHCP
4 21 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (10.45%) DNS
5 16 (7.96%) NAS
6 15 (7.46%) SSL
7 14 (6.97%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (6.97%) WAN
8 13 (6.47%) LAN
9 11 (5.47%) LDAP
10 10 (4.98%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (4.98%) iSCSI
10 10 (4.98%) Network Security
11 9 (4.48%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (4.48%) NetScaler
12 8 (3.98%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (3.98%) SMTP
12 8 (3.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (6.97%) Oracle Database
5 13 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (5.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (4.48%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.98%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.48%) Big Data
10 7 (3.48%) MySQL
10 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (2.49%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.49%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.49%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.47%) Git (software)
1 11 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.98%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.98%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.49%) JIRA
3 5 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.99%) Artifactory
4 4 (1.99%) Subversion
5 3 (1.49%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.49%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.00%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.00%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.50%) Mocha
7 1 (0.50%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.50%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 58 (28.86%) Finance
2 31 (15.42%) Banking
3 10 (4.98%) Investment Banking
3 10 (4.98%) Law
4 9 (4.48%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.99%) Back Office
5 4 (1.99%) Games
5 4 (1.99%) Legal
5 4 (1.99%) Marketing
5 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Electronics
7 2 (1.00%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (12.94%) Analyst
2 25 (12.44%) DBA
3 21 (10.45%) Administrator
4 19 (9.45%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.46%) Linux Administrator
7 16 (7.96%) SQL DBA
8 15 (7.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (6.97%) Architect
10 13 (6.47%) PowerShell Engineer
11 11 (5.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 10 (4.98%) VMware Engineer
12 10 (4.98%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (4.48%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (3.98%) Consultant
14 8 (3.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 8 (3.98%) Network Engineer
14 8 (3.98%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.98%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.99%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (2.49%) .NET
3 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.49%) HTML
3 5 (2.49%) JSON
4 4 (1.99%) Akka
4 4 (1.99%) LAMP
4 4 (1.99%) Middleware
4 4 (1.99%) Spring
4 4 (1.99%) WAP
4 4 (1.99%) Web Services
5 3 (1.49%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.49%) J2EE
5 3 (1.49%) Java EE
5 3 (1.49%) JMS
5 3 (1.49%) Kafka
5 3 (1.49%) SOAP
6 2 (1.00%) ISPF
6 2 (1.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.44%) Replication
3 8 (3.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.48%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.99%) Derivative
6 5 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.99%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.49%) Fintech
8 3 (1.49%) iSeries
8 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.00%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.00%) PKI
9 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 106 (52.74%) Windows
2 83 (41.29%) Linux
3 72 (35.82%) Windows Server
4 48 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (20.90%) Unix
5 42 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (10.45%) Solaris
8 18 (8.96%) CentOS
9 12 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.49%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (2.49%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.00%) AIX
12 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.90%) DevOps
2 36 (17.91%) High Availability
3 28 (13.93%) ITIL
4 23 (11.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (9.95%) Configuration Management
6 18 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (7.96%) Load Balancing
7 16 (7.96%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (6.97%) Server Building
9 13 (6.47%) Change Control
9 13 (6.47%) ITIL V3
9 13 (6.47%) Migration
10 12 (5.97%) Change Management
10 12 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (5.47%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.48%) SOA
14 8 (3.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.86%) PowerShell
2 48 (23.88%) SQL
3 47 (23.38%) Python
4 31 (15.42%) Bash Shell
5 26 (12.94%) Java
6 20 (9.95%) Perl
7 18 (8.96%) Ruby
8 13 (6.47%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.47%) C#
9 11 (5.47%) T-SQL
10 9 (4.48%) Korn
11 4 (1.99%) Scala
12 3 (1.49%) C
12 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.00%) Go
13 2 (1.00%) JCL
13 2 (1.00%) PHP
13 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.50%) C++
14 1 (0.50%) ES6
Qualifications
1 29 (14.43%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.46%) CCNA
4 16 (7.96%) MCSE
4 16 (7.96%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.46%) CCNP
5 15 (7.46%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (4.98%) MCITP
8 9 (4.48%) MCP
9 7 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.99%) Degree
10 6 (2.99%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.49%) CCSP
12 4 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.99%) MCSA
13 3 (1.49%) MCSD
14 2 (1.00%) CCIE
14 2 (1.00%) MCDBA
14 2 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.00%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 15022
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.50%) SEPA
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 50 (24.88%) Hyper-V
3 43 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.96%) XenApp
5 15 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (5.47%) GPFS
6 11 (5.47%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.48%) Docker
8 7 (3.48%) vSphere
9 6 (2.99%) GFS2
9 6 (2.99%) GlusterFS
9 6 (2.99%) NFS
9 6 (2.99%) OCFS2
9 6 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.99%) SRDF
12 3 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (1.00%) UAG
13 2 (1.00%) vCloud
13 2 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 50 (24.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 26 (12.94%) Ansible
2 26 (12.94%) SCCM
3 23 (11.44%) Failover Clustering
3 23 (11.44%) Puppet
4 20 (9.95%) SCOM
5 16 (7.96%) NetBackup
6 14 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (4.98%) PowerCLI
8 9 (4.48%) Nagios
8 9 (4.48%) SCVMM
9 8 (3.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (3.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (3.48%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (2.99%) CFEngine
11 6 (2.99%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (2.99%) Salt
11 6 (2.99%) SELinux
11 6 (2.99%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 69 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 59 (29.35%) VMware
3 36 (17.91%) Red Hat
4 34 (16.92%) Cisco
5 29 (14.43%) HP
6 28 (13.93%) Oracle
7 26 (12.94%) Citrix
8 24 (11.94%) Symantec
9 14 (6.97%) NetApp
10 9 (4.48%) EMC
10 9 (4.48%) Veritas
11 8 (3.98%) Splunk
12 6 (2.99%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.99%) Lumension
12 6 (2.99%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.99%) Sophos
12 6 (2.99%) Sun
13 5 (2.49%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.49%) Brocade
13 5 (2.49%) StorageTek
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