Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 252 241
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 -89
Contract jobs citing Clustering 132 110 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.71% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.64% 2.38% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 93
South East median daily rate £467 £369 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.42% -10.55% -2.94%
10th Percentile £355 £263 £277
90th Percentile £521 £575 £538
England median daily rate £430 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +7.50% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year +28.00% -37.89% +34.17%

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 5,005 4,625 5,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.69% 29.79% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,942 2,643 3,264
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £211 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £569 £550
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 249 314
South East median hourly rate £29.13 £18.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.43% -29.52% +59.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.89 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £53.88
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

Clustering
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

Clustering
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

Clustering
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 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the South East

Clustering
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

Clustering
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 21 February 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
Thames Valley -24 43 £381 -4.69% 11
Surrey +1 39 £482 +20.60% 2
Hampshire -3 36 £485 +38.57% 10
Oxfordshire +2 16 £375 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -28 14 £425 - 7
Berkshire -28 13 £388 -3.13% 3
West Sussex -4 10 £344 -8.33% 1
Kent -5 3 £538 +19.44% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 62 (46.97%) SQL Server
2 57 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 54 (40.91%) Windows
4 42 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 41 (31.06%) Oracle
5 41 (31.06%) Hyper-V
6 32 (24.24%) Oracle Database
7 29 (21.97%) SQL
7 29 (21.97%) Linux
8 26 (19.70%) PowerShell
8 26 (19.70%) High Availability
9 25 (18.94%) VMware
9 25 (18.94%) Data Management
9 25 (18.94%) Degree
9 25 (18.94%) Load Balancing
9 25 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (18.18%) Windows Server
11 23 (17.42%) Multithreading
11 23 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (17.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (17.42%) Java
12 22 (16.67%) Scrum
12 22 (16.67%) SCCM
12 22 (16.67%) Office 365
13 21 (15.91%) Relational Database
13 21 (15.91%) DevOps
13 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (15.91%) SCOM
13 21 (15.91%) JSON
14 20 (15.15%) Security Cleared

Clustering
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 14 (10.61%) Oracle Service Bus
1 14 (10.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 14 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.58%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.55%) Apache
3 6 (4.55%) IIS
4 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.52%) Mule
6 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.61%) Siebel CRM
2 12 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (9.09%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.67%) Office 365
2 19 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.09%) OpenShift
4 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.27%) IaaS
6 2 (1.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) SaaS
7 1 (0.76%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.39%) DNS
2 18 (13.64%) Firewall
2 18 (13.64%) SAN
3 16 (12.12%) DHCP
4 12 (9.09%) WAN
5 10 (7.58%) LAN
6 8 (6.06%) Kerberos
6 8 (6.06%) NAS
6 8 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (6.06%) VoIP
7 7 (5.30%) Multicast
8 4 (3.03%) MPLS
8 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.03%) VPN
9 3 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.27%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (2.27%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.27%) VLAN
10 2 (1.52%) 4G
10 2 (1.52%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (46.97%) SQL Server
2 32 (24.24%) Oracle Database
3 21 (15.91%) Relational Database
4 18 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (10.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (10.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (10.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 14 (10.61%) Oracle ODI
5 14 (10.61%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 9 (6.82%) Big Data
9 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (3.79%) MySQL
11 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (3.03%) Power BI
12 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.61%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.30%) MSBuild
4 7 (5.30%) NUnit
4 7 (5.30%) SpecFlow
4 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.55%) JUnit
6 4 (3.03%) Ant
6 4 (3.03%) JMeter
6 4 (3.03%) Maven
7 2 (1.52%) Cobertura
7 2 (1.52%) JBehave
8 1 (0.76%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.52%) Electronics
2 2 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Finance
3 1 (0.76%) French Language
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.48%) Developer
2 27 (20.45%) DBA
3 19 (14.39%) Oracle DBA
4 18 (13.64%) Architect
5 14 (10.61%) Technical Architect
6 11 (8.33%) Administrator
7 10 (7.58%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 8 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Consultant
9 7 (5.30%) WPF Developer
10 6 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.55%) C# WPF Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Senior DBA
10 6 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 6 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.79%) Linux Administrator
12 4 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.91%) JSON
2 20 (15.15%) HTML
2 20 (15.15%) SOAP
3 16 (12.12%) HTML5
4 15 (11.36%) .NET
4 15 (11.36%) CSS
4 15 (11.36%) Middleware
5 14 (10.61%) AngularJS
5 14 (10.61%) CSS3
5 14 (10.61%) D3.js
5 14 (10.61%) jQuery
5 14 (10.61%) JSP
5 14 (10.61%) JSTL
5 14 (10.61%) Node.js
5 14 (10.61%) Oracle Fusion
5 14 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (10.61%) Web Services
6 12 (9.09%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 10 (7.58%) Electron Framework
7 10 (7.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.88%) Fat Client
2 17 (12.88%) Replication
2 17 (12.88%) Thin Client
3 13 (9.85%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.52%) PKI
5 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.76%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.91%) Windows
2 29 (21.97%) Linux
3 24 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 20 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (13.64%) AIX
5 18 (13.64%) Solaris
6 16 (12.12%) Unix
7 15 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.79%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.03%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.27%) Android
11 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.76%) HPUX
12 1 (0.76%) SUSE
12 1 (0.76%) VMS
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.70%) High Availability
2 25 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (18.94%) Data Management
2 25 (18.94%) Load Balancing
3 23 (17.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (17.42%) Multithreading
4 22 (16.67%) Scrum
5 21 (15.91%) DevOps
6 20 (15.15%) Use Case
7 19 (14.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (12.88%) Migration
8 17 (12.88%) User Stories
9 15 (11.36%) Configuration Management
10 14 (10.61%) Continuous Deployment
10 14 (10.61%) CRM
10 14 (10.61%) ITIL
10 14 (10.61%) Master Data Management
10 14 (10.61%) SOA
11 12 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.97%) SQL
2 26 (19.70%) PowerShell
3 23 (17.42%) Java
4 14 (10.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 12 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 10 (7.58%) C#
7 9 (6.82%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.30%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.30%) XAML
9 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.55%) VB
10 5 (3.79%) VBA
11 3 (2.27%) C++
11 3 (2.27%) VBScript
12 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.76%) C-shell
13 1 (0.76%) Korn
13 1 (0.76%) Perl
13 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) Degree
2 20 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (12.12%) MCSE
4 16 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.85%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (9.85%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (9.09%) CCNA
7 8 (6.06%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.79%) RHCE
10 4 (3.03%) CCSP
10 4 (3.03%) MCITP
11 3 (2.27%) MCP
12 1 (0.76%) CCNP
12 1 (0.76%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.30%) SLA
3 6 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 41 (31.06%) Hyper-V
3 23 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.52%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.52%) Samba
6 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.76%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.76%) iptables
7 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (16.67%) SCCM
2 21 (15.91%) SCOM
3 20 (15.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 19 (14.39%) Ansible
5 8 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (5.30%) BladeLogic
7 5 (3.79%) Cobbler
7 5 (3.79%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.52%) Puppet
10 1 (0.76%) Cacti
10 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.76%) Netcool
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.76%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.06%) Oracle
3 25 (18.94%) VMware
4 18 (13.64%) HP
5 15 (11.36%) Cisco
5 15 (11.36%) Siebel
6 12 (9.09%) McAfee
7 10 (7.58%) 3PAR
7 10 (7.58%) Red Hat
8 8 (6.06%) Citrix
9 6 (4.55%) Veritas
10 5 (3.79%) Remedy
11 4 (3.03%) Fujitsu
11 4 (3.03%) NetApp
11 4 (3.03%) Sun
12 3 (2.27%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.52%) Dell
13 2 (1.52%) F5
13 2 (1.52%) Infoblox
13 2 (1.52%) StorageTek