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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 69 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 1.19% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 4.48% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Median daily rate £320 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.60% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 215 268 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.63% 26.56% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 149 116
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £59.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.71% +212.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Reading

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Firmware
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Veritas
5 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) Link Building
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Media Management
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) SEO
6 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Replication
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) B2B
6 1 (11.11%) Website Architecture

Clustering
Top Related 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Media Management
3 1 (11.11%) Internet Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Link Building
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Pay per click
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas
3 1 (11.11%) Google