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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 302 268
Rank change year-on-year +25 -34  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 124 132 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 1.68% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 95 101
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -32.43% -6.32%  

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 6889 7852 7598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.96% 34.80% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 5600 5166
Median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 124 140
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% +4.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.35 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

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

Clustering
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

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in London

Clustering
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

Clustering
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 30 March 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 0 22 £430 -4.44% 6
Chessington - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 101 (49.27%) Windows
2 87 (42.44%) Linux
3 74 (36.10%) Microsoft
4 71 (34.63%) Windows Server
5 65 (31.71%) Active Directory
6 64 (31.22%) Finance
7 59 (28.78%) PowerShell
8 57 (27.80%) VMware
8 57 (27.80%) SAN
9 54 (26.34%) Firewall
10 51 (24.88%) SQL
11 50 (24.39%) SQL Server
12 49 (23.90%) Unix
13 45 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 43 (20.98%) Microsoft Clustering
15 42 (20.49%) Python
15 42 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (18.54%) Cisco
18 37 (18.05%) Hyper-V
19 36 (17.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 35 (17.07%) High Availability
20 35 (17.07%) Red Hat
21 34 (16.59%) Puppet
21 34 (16.59%) DevOps
22 33 (16.10%) HP
22 33 (16.10%) DNS
23 32 (15.61%) Data Centre
24 31 (15.12%) Oracle
25 28 (13.66%) Migration

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 21 (10.24%) Apache
2 19 (9.27%) IIS
2 19 (9.27%) MS Exchange
3 18 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (5.85%) Skype for Business
6 10 (4.88%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.93%) JBoss
8 6 (2.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.44%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.95%) nginx
10 4 (1.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.46%) Confluence
11 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.46%) WildFly
12 2 (0.98%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.98%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.95%) MS Office
2 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.34%) IaaS
4 12 (5.85%) Office 365
5 7 (3.41%) GitHub
6 6 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (1.95%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.95%) PaaS
9 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.98%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.98%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.98%) SaaS
10 2 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.49%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 57 (27.80%) SAN
2 54 (26.34%) Firewall
3 33 (16.10%) DNS
4 28 (13.66%) DHCP
5 27 (13.17%) TCP/IP
6 20 (9.76%) SSL
7 18 (8.78%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (7.32%) LAN
8 15 (7.32%) WAN
9 14 (6.83%) NAS
10 12 (5.85%) MPLS
11 11 (5.37%) LDAP
12 10 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (4.88%) iSCSI
12 10 (4.88%) NetScaler
13 9 (4.39%) Wireless
14 8 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (3.90%) Network Security
15 7 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (8.78%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.88%) MySQL
5 10 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.39%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (3.41%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.95%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.95%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.95%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.85%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.85%) TeamCity
3 8 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (3.41%) JIRA
4 7 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.93%) Subversion
6 5 (2.44%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.46%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.46%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.98%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.98%) Gitweb
8 2 (0.98%) MSI
8 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.49%) Mocha
9 1 (0.49%) Selenium
9 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 64 (31.22%) Finance
2 28 (13.66%) Banking
3 13 (6.34%) Financial Institution
3 13 (6.34%) Law
4 6 (2.93%) Legal
5 5 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.95%) Back Office
6 4 (1.95%) Games
6 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 3 (1.46%) Publishing
8 2 (0.98%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (15.12%) Administrator
2 25 (12.20%) Analyst
3 24 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (10.73%) DBA
5 19 (9.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (8.29%) Architect
7 15 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
7 15 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (6.83%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (6.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (5.85%) SQL DBA
11 11 (5.37%) Consultant
12 10 (4.88%) Senior DevOps
12 10 (4.88%) Unix Administrator
13 9 (4.39%) Developer
13 9 (4.39%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 8 (3.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
14 8 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.32%) .NET
2 9 (4.39%) HTML
2 9 (4.39%) Web Services
3 8 (3.90%) JSON
4 7 (3.41%) 802.1X
4 7 (3.41%) Middleware
5 6 (2.93%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.93%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.44%) REST
6 5 (2.44%) SOAP
6 5 (2.44%) Spring
6 5 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (1.95%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.95%) J2EE
7 4 (1.95%) Java EE
7 4 (1.95%) JMS
7 4 (1.95%) LAMP
7 4 (1.95%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.61%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.24%) Replication
3 8 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (2.93%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.44%) Derivative
6 5 (2.44%) Fintech
6 5 (2.44%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.95%) iSeries
7 4 (1.95%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.46%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.46%) User Experience
8 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.46%) Wiki
9 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 101 (49.27%) Windows
2 87 (42.44%) Linux
3 71 (34.63%) Windows Server
4 49 (23.90%) Unix
5 45 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (17.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (8.78%) CentOS
9 15 (7.32%) Solaris
10 14 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.93%) AIX
12 4 (1.95%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.46%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.98%) SUSE
14 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.07%) High Availability
2 34 (16.59%) DevOps
3 28 (13.66%) Migration
4 25 (12.20%) ITIL
5 20 (9.76%) Load Balancing
6 18 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (8.78%) Configuration Management
7 15 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (6.34%) Change Control
10 11 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (5.37%) Server Building
11 10 (4.88%) ITIL V3
11 10 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (4.39%) Microservices
13 8 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (3.90%) Network Management
13 8 (3.90%) Scrum
13 8 (3.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.78%) PowerShell
2 51 (24.88%) SQL
3 42 (20.49%) Python
4 26 (12.68%) Bash Shell
5 25 (12.20%) Java
6 21 (10.24%) Perl
7 14 (6.83%) C#
7 14 (6.83%) Ruby
8 12 (5.85%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.41%) Korn
10 6 (2.93%) C
11 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.95%) PHP
12 4 (1.95%) Scala
13 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.46%) VB
14 2 (0.98%) JCL
14 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.49%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (11.22%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 18 (8.78%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.32%) CCNA
6 14 (6.83%) CCNP
6 14 (6.83%) MCSE
7 12 (5.85%) MCP
8 10 (4.88%) MCITP
9 8 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.41%) Degree
11 4 (1.95%) CCIE
11 4 (1.95%) MCSA
12 3 (1.46%) MCSD
13 2 (0.98%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.98%) MCDST
13 2 (0.98%) MCTS
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.98%) RHCE
13 2 (0.98%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.49%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.49%) SEPA
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 42 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (18.05%) Hyper-V
4 18 (8.78%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (6.83%) vSphere
6 9 (4.39%) GPFS
6 9 (4.39%) XenApp
7 7 (3.41%) Docker
8 6 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (2.44%) GFS2
9 5 (2.44%) GlusterFS
9 5 (2.44%) NFS
9 5 (2.44%) OCFS2
9 5 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (1.95%) RHEV
10 4 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (1.95%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 43 (20.98%) Microsoft Clustering
2 34 (16.59%) Puppet
3 26 (12.68%) Ansible
4 21 (10.24%) Failover Clustering
5 18 (8.78%) NetBackup
5 18 (8.78%) SCCM
6 13 (6.34%) SCOM
7 11 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (4.88%) Nagios
9 9 (4.39%) SCVMM
10 8 (3.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (3.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (2.93%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (2.93%) PowerCLI
12 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (2.44%) CFEngine
13 5 (2.44%) Control-M
13 5 (2.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 74 (36.10%) Microsoft
2 57 (27.80%) VMware
3 38 (18.54%) Cisco
4 35 (17.07%) Red Hat
5 33 (16.10%) HP
6 31 (15.12%) Oracle
7 25 (12.20%) Symantec
8 18 (8.78%) Citrix
9 17 (8.29%) NetApp
10 10 (4.88%) Brocade
10 10 (4.88%) EMC
11 8 (3.90%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.90%) Veritas
12 7 (3.41%) Splunk
13 6 (2.93%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.93%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.93%) Lumension
13 6 (2.93%) Remedy
13 6 (2.93%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.93%) Sophos
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