Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 17 August 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 274 228
Rank change year-on-year +4 -46 -37
Contract jobs citing Clustering 116 99 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.62% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 2.04% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 116
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £319 £255 £300
90th Percentile £513 £459 £538
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £12.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +252.21% -38.81% -29.96%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.00 £15.53
90th Percentile £56.25 £12.00 £29.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £22.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +89.96% -20.54% +8.21%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,454 4,859 5,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.44% 30.44% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,106 2,742 3,555
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £230 £238
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 246 295
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £18.09 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.60% -21.35% +33.57%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.25 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.13 £46.75 £49.80
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Clustering in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Hampshire -7 52 £400 +6.67% 4
Thames Valley +2 34 £400 +14.29% 5
Berkshire -16 18 £400 +14.29% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £375 +15.38% 2
Surrey -17 12 £469 +7.14%
Kent +17 10 £331 -1.85% 1
West Sussex -5 6 £505 +102.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
East Sussex -3 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 50 (43.10%) Oracle
2 47 (40.52%) Windows
3 44 (37.93%) Oracle Database
4 43 (37.07%) Linux
5 39 (33.62%) Microsoft
6 38 (32.76%) VMware
7 36 (31.03%) Active Directory
8 31 (26.72%) AIX
8 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (26.72%) PowerShell
9 30 (25.86%) Windows Server
10 29 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (24.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 28 (24.14%) SQL Server
12 27 (23.28%) High Availability
12 27 (23.28%) Office 365
13 25 (21.55%) SCCM
14 24 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (19.83%) CRM
16 22 (18.97%) SOA
16 22 (18.97%) DNS
16 22 (18.97%) Middleware
16 22 (18.97%) Hyper-V
16 22 (18.97%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (18.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (18.10%) Root Cause Analysis
17 21 (18.10%) Oracle Service Bus
17 21 (18.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 21 (18.10%) Oracle ODI
17 21 (18.10%) Siebel CRM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (18.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (18.10%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.62%) Skype for Business
5 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.31%) Mule
7 4 (3.45%) NetWeaver
7 4 (3.45%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.59%) IIS
8 3 (2.59%) SAP Portal
9 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.86%) Apache
10 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.86%) JBoss
10 1 (0.86%) nginx
10 1 (0.86%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Siebel CRM
2 18 (15.52%) Oracle Utilities
3 17 (14.66%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (23.28%) Office 365
3 12 (10.34%) IaaS
4 10 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (8.62%) Yammer
5 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (6.03%) OpenShift
6 5 (4.31%) PaaS
7 2 (1.72%) SaaS
8 1 (0.86%) GitHub
8 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.97%) DNS
2 19 (16.38%) DHCP
3 16 (13.79%) Firewall
3 16 (13.79%) SAN
4 13 (11.21%) VLAN
5 12 (10.34%) Skype
6 11 (9.48%) NetScaler
7 10 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (8.62%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (2.59%) SNMP
9 3 (2.59%) WAN
10 2 (1.72%) Intranet
10 2 (1.72%) NAS
10 2 (1.72%) Network Security
10 2 (1.72%) SSL
11 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.86%) IPsec
11 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (37.93%) Oracle Database
2 28 (24.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 28 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 22 (18.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (18.10%) Oracle BI EE
4 21 (18.10%) Oracle ODI
4 21 (18.10%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (8.62%) MySQL
6 8 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.31%) Big Data
8 5 (4.31%) HBase
9 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.59%) DB2
9 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.72%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (4.31%) Cobertura
4 5 (4.31%) JUnit
5 4 (3.45%) MSBuild
5 4 (3.45%) NUnit
6 1 (0.86%) JBehave
General
1 10 (8.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Legal
2 3 (2.59%) Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Advertising
3 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.72%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (22.41%) DBA
2 21 (18.10%) Oracle DBA
3 15 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 11 (9.48%) Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Administrator
6 10 (8.62%) Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Consultant
8 7 (6.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Database Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) IT Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Messaging Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) Middleware
2 21 (18.10%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (11.21%) JSON
4 11 (9.48%) SOAP
5 10 (8.62%) REST
6 8 (6.90%) Web Services
7 7 (6.03%) jQuery
7 7 (6.03%) JSP
7 7 (6.03%) JSTL
7 7 (6.03%) Node.js
7 7 (6.03%) Vue.js
8 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
8 6 (5.17%) Java EE
9 5 (4.31%) JDBC
9 5 (4.31%) JPA
10 4 (3.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (3.45%) Spring
10 4 (3.45%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (3.45%) WPF
11 3 (2.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Fat Client
1 15 (12.93%) Thin Client
2 10 (8.62%) PKI
3 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (6.03%) Replication
5 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.72%) FMCG
8 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.86%) Blog
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.86%) HACMP
9 1 (0.86%) NHS
9 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.52%) Windows
2 43 (37.07%) Linux
3 31 (26.72%) AIX
4 30 (25.86%) Windows Server
5 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.48%) Unix
6 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (7.76%) Solaris
8 6 (5.17%) Android
8 6 (5.17%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.45%) SUSE
10 3 (2.59%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.86%) CentOS
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) High Availability
2 24 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (19.83%) CRM
4 22 (18.97%) SOA
5 21 (18.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 20 (17.24%) Migration
7 18 (15.52%) Master Data Management
7 18 (15.52%) WFM
8 16 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (12.07%) ITIL
10 13 (11.21%) DevOps
11 12 (10.34%) Change Management
12 10 (8.62%) Application Packaging
12 10 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (6.90%) Multithreading
13 8 (6.90%) Scrum
13 8 (6.90%) Server Building
14 7 (6.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.72%) PowerShell
2 21 (18.10%) SQL
2 21 (18.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 16 (13.79%) Java
4 10 (8.62%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.31%) VB
6 4 (3.45%) C#
6 4 (3.45%) VBScript
6 4 (3.45%) XAML
7 3 (2.59%) Java 8
7 3 (2.59%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.86%) C
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Degree
2 10 (8.62%) CCA
2 10 (8.62%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (6.90%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (6.90%) RHCE
3 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.17%) Master's Degree
5 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.45%) MCSE
7 2 (1.72%) CCNP
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.72%) MCITP
8 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) PMO
3 1 (0.86%) GDPR
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 36 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.97%) Hyper-V
4 17 (14.66%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (10.34%) DFS Replication
6 11 (9.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 11 (9.48%) XenApp
7 10 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (8.62%) XenDesktop
7 10 (8.62%) XenServer
8 8 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.59%) vSphere
10 2 (1.72%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.86%) Docker
11 1 (0.86%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 25 (21.55%) SCCM
2 17 (14.66%) Ansible
3 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (8.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (6.90%) SCOM
7 5 (4.31%) Cobbler
7 5 (4.31%) Tivoli
8 4 (3.45%) Data Guard
8 4 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (3.45%) Puppet
8 4 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (2.59%) PowerCLI
9 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (2.59%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (43.10%) Oracle
2 39 (33.62%) Microsoft
3 38 (32.76%) VMware
4 21 (18.10%) Siebel
5 14 (12.07%) Veritas
6 13 (11.21%) Dell
7 11 (9.48%) Citrix
8 9 (7.76%) Cisco
9 8 (6.90%) IBM
9 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
10 7 (6.03%) Talend
11 6 (5.17%) SAP
12 5 (4.31%) HP
13 4 (3.45%) Capita
13 4 (3.45%) McAfee
13 4 (3.45%) Remedy
13 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.59%) Dell Compellent
14 3 (2.59%) EMC
14 3 (2.59%) WSO2