Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 244 219
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25 -21
Contract jobs citing Clustering 143 115 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.75% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.69% 2.38% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 125
South East median daily rate £475 £365 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.14% -11.84% +6.50%
10th Percentile £357 £263 £308
90th Percentile £517 £499 £515
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £19.61
10th Percentile £31.75 - £13.56
90th Percentile £56.25 - £28.08
England median hourly rate £43.92 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% +41.67% +31.41%

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 5,315 4,834 5,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.77% 31.61% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,037 2,752 3,526
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £233
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 251 298
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -28.26% +39.39%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.50 £11.81
90th Percentile £58.38 £46.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +19.32%

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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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -24 47 £485 +29.33% 8
Thames Valley +2 44 £400 +18.52% 6
Surrey 0 41 £492 +15.76% 1
Berkshire 0 23 £406 +20.37% 5
Buckinghamshire -8 19 £375 +15.38% 1
Kent +12 7 £400 +18.52%
West Sussex -11 4 £300 +20.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 60 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 55 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 50 (34.97%) Oracle
3 50 (34.97%) Windows
4 46 (32.17%) Oracle Database
5 40 (27.97%) Linux
6 39 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 32 (22.38%) PowerShell
8 31 (21.68%) AIX
9 30 (20.98%) High Availability
10 29 (20.28%) Root Cause Analysis
10 29 (20.28%) Ansible
10 29 (20.28%) SQL
10 29 (20.28%) Degree
10 29 (20.28%) JSON
10 29 (20.28%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (19.58%) Multithreading
11 28 (19.58%) Office 365
11 28 (19.58%) Hyper-V
11 28 (19.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (18.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (18.88%) Middleware
13 26 (18.18%) Thin Client
13 26 (18.18%) Java
13 26 (18.18%) VMware
13 26 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 26 (18.18%) Fat Client
13 26 (18.18%) Relational Database
13 26 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
14 25 (17.48%) Oracle SOA Suite

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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 25 (17.48%) Oracle Service Bus
1 25 (17.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (8.39%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.99%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.90%) Mule
5 6 (4.20%) IIS
5 6 (4.20%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.10%) Apache
7 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.70%) nginx
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (17.48%) Siebel CRM
2 21 (14.69%) Oracle Applications
2 21 (14.69%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (19.58%) Office 365
2 19 (13.29%) OpenShift
3 11 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.69%) IaaS
4 6 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.20%) Yammer
5 4 (2.80%) PaaS
6 3 (2.10%) SaaS
7 2 (1.40%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.40%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.70%) GitHub
8 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.08%) Firewall
2 17 (11.89%) DNS
3 14 (9.79%) DHCP
3 14 (9.79%) SAN
4 10 (6.99%) VLAN
4 10 (6.99%) WAN
5 9 (6.29%) LAN
6 7 (4.90%) Multicast
6 7 (4.90%) NAS
6 7 (4.90%) NetScaler
6 7 (4.90%) Skype
7 6 (4.20%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (4.20%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (4.20%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (2.80%) VPN
9 3 (2.10%) MPLS
9 3 (2.10%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.40%) Intranet
10 2 (1.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 46 (32.17%) Oracle Database
3 26 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 26 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 25 (17.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 25 (17.48%) Oracle ODI
4 25 (17.48%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (12.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (9.79%) Big Data
7 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (6.29%) RDBMS
9 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (4.90%) HBase
10 7 (4.90%) MongoDB
10 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (4.20%) MySQL
12 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (17.48%) Oracle Forms
2 22 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 20 (13.99%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 10 (6.99%) MSBuild
5 10 (6.99%) NUnit
6 7 (4.90%) Cobertura
6 7 (4.90%) JUnit
7 6 (4.20%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.10%) JBehave
10 1 (0.70%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (4.20%) Finance
2 3 (2.10%) Banking
2 3 (2.10%) Legal
2 3 (2.10%) Retail
3 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Advertising
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.70%) French Language
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (23.08%) DBA
1 33 (23.08%) Developer
2 27 (18.88%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (11.89%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 15 (10.49%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (9.79%) Administrator
5 14 (9.79%) Architect
6 12 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.59%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (5.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.59%) Senior DBA
8 8 (5.59%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 7 (4.90%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Consultant
9 7 (4.90%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.20%) WPF Developer
11 5 (3.50%) C# WPF Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.28%) JSON
2 27 (18.88%) Middleware
3 25 (17.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 25 (17.48%) SOAP
4 19 (13.29%) jQuery
4 19 (13.29%) JSTL
4 19 (13.29%) Node.js
4 19 (13.29%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 16 (11.19%) REST
6 15 (10.49%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.49%) CSS
6 15 (10.49%) CSS3
6 15 (10.49%) D3.js
6 15 (10.49%) HTML
6 15 (10.49%) HTML5
6 15 (10.49%) JSP
6 15 (10.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (8.39%) .NET
8 10 (6.99%) Unity DI Container
8 10 (6.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 26 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 20 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.39%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.29%) Replication
5 8 (5.59%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.90%) PKI
7 4 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.40%) FMCG
10 1 (0.70%) Blog
10 1 (0.70%) HACMP
10 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.97%) Windows
2 40 (27.97%) Linux
3 31 (21.68%) AIX
4 22 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 21 (14.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (11.89%) Solaris
7 15 (10.49%) Unix
8 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (5.59%) Android
11 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.10%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.10%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.70%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.70%) SUSE
13 1 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.98%) High Availability
2 29 (20.28%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (20.28%) Root Cause Analysis
3 28 (19.58%) Multithreading
4 27 (18.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (17.48%) CRM
5 25 (17.48%) SOA
6 24 (16.78%) DevOps
6 24 (16.78%) Scrum
7 23 (16.08%) Master Data Management
7 23 (16.08%) Use Case
8 21 (14.69%) WFM
9 20 (13.99%) User Stories
10 17 (11.89%) Migration
11 15 (10.49%) Continuous Deployment
12 14 (9.79%) ITIL
13 13 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
13 13 (9.09%) Load Balancing
13 13 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.38%) PowerShell
2 29 (20.28%) SQL
3 26 (18.18%) Java
4 25 (17.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 15 (10.49%) TypeScript
6 11 (7.69%) C#
7 10 (6.99%) XAML
8 9 (6.29%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.29%) VB
9 6 (4.20%) VBA
9 6 (4.20%) VBScript
10 3 (2.10%) C++
10 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.70%) PHP
12 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (20.28%) Degree
2 19 (13.29%) Numerate Degree
3 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
4 14 (9.79%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.99%) MCSE
5 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.59%) RHCE
7 6 (4.20%) CCA
7 6 (4.20%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (4.20%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.50%) MCITP
9 4 (2.80%) CCNA
9 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.80%) Master's Degree
10 3 (2.10%) CCSP
10 3 (2.10%) MCP
10 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.50%) SLA
3 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 28 (19.58%) Hyper-V
3 22 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (6.29%) DFS Replication
6 7 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.90%) XenApp
7 6 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.20%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.20%) XenServer
8 2 (1.40%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.70%) Docker
9 1 (0.70%) GPFS
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (20.28%) Ansible
2 24 (16.78%) SCCM
3 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (9.09%) SCOM
5 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (5.59%) Cobbler
7 6 (4.20%) BladeLogic
7 6 (4.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.80%) Puppet
9 3 (2.10%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (2.10%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.40%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.40%) WSUS
11 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.70%) Nessus
11 1 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 50 (34.97%) Oracle
3 26 (18.18%) VMware
4 25 (17.48%) Siebel
5 15 (10.49%) Cisco
6 12 (8.39%) Citrix
7 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.59%) Veritas
9 7 (4.90%) Dell
9 7 (4.90%) Remedy
10 6 (4.20%) IBM
10 6 (4.20%) McAfee
10 6 (4.20%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.50%) HP
11 5 (3.50%) Talend
12 4 (2.80%) Fujitsu
12 4 (2.80%) NetApp
13 3 (2.10%) Google
14 2 (1.40%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.40%) SAP