Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 93 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.44% 0.16% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 0.46% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 13
Reading median daily rate £441 - £550
10th Percentile £336 - £400
90th Percentile £464 - £630
Berkshire median daily rate £418 £369 £425
% change year-on-year +13.22% -13.24% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Reading median hourly rate - - £22.50
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -46.67% +15.38%

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 468 438 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.68% 34.30% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 246 239
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £185 £209 £188
90th Percentile £616 £550 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 21
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% -58.33% +121.54%
10th Percentile £8.21 £10.55 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.63 £38.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -40.00% +9.59%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Reading

Clustering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Reading

Clustering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) IaaS
3 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
5 2 (28.57%) Blog
5 2 (28.57%) RIA
5 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 2 (28.57%) MSI
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle

Clustering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MSI
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blog
1 2 (28.57%) HP Storage
1 2 (28.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Lumension
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu