Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 287 248
Rank change year-on-year -5 -39 -62
Contract jobs citing Clustering 97 84 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.52% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 1.71% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 84
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -7.86%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £261
90th Percentile £508 £450 £575
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
South East median hourly rate £45.05 £12.00 £21.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +275.40% -43.01% -11.35%
10th Percentile £37.24 £12.00 £16.84
90th Percentile £56.25 £12.00 £29.73
England median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +41.67% +7.14% -21.13%

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 4,898 5,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.29% 30.16% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,153 2,809 3,081
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.24%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £588 £570 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 255 307
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.39% -8.79% +17.53%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.07 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -2 44 £380 +1.33% 7
Thames Valley +5 27 £388 +3.33% 13
Buckinghamshire +13 13 £388 -13.89% 1
Berkshire -9 11 £395 +12.86% 12
West Sussex +1 9 £505 +102.00% 1
Kent +13 7 £338 +68.75% 4
Surrey -21 6 £450 +5.88% 7
East Sussex -1 3 - -
Oxfordshire -6 3 £348 -7.33%
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 49 (50.52%) Windows
2 41 (42.27%) Oracle
2 41 (42.27%) VMware
3 39 (40.21%) Windows Server
4 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
5 36 (37.11%) PowerShell
5 36 (37.11%) Oracle Database
6 35 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (36.08%) Active Directory
7 33 (34.02%) Linux
8 29 (29.90%) DNS
9 26 (26.80%) DHCP
10 24 (24.74%) AIX
10 24 (24.74%) Migration
10 24 (24.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 24 (24.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (23.71%) High Availability
12 21 (21.65%) SQL
12 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (21.65%) SCCM
13 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (19.59%) Office 365
14 19 (19.59%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (19.59%) Security Cleared
14 19 (19.59%) Hyper-V
14 19 (19.59%) SQL Server
15 18 (18.56%) CRM
15 18 (18.56%) SAN
16 16 (16.49%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Clustering

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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 15 (15.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (14.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (10.31%) Skype for Business
4 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
6 5 (5.15%) NetWeaver
6 5 (5.15%) SAP Portal
7 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.06%) Apache
8 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.06%) IIS
8 2 (2.06%) JBoss
8 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.03%) CMS
9 1 (1.03%) Documentum
9 1 (1.03%) nginx
9 1 (1.03%) OpenROAD
9 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Siebel CRM
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle Utilities
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.06%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (19.59%) Office 365
3 8 (8.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (8.25%) Yammer
4 7 (7.22%) IaaS
5 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.06%) PaaS
6 2 (2.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.90%) DNS
2 26 (26.80%) DHCP
3 18 (18.56%) SAN
4 15 (15.46%) Firewall
5 12 (12.37%) Skype
6 9 (9.28%) NetScaler
6 9 (9.28%) VLAN
7 8 (8.25%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (8.25%) iSCSI
8 7 (7.22%) SNMP
9 4 (4.12%) Unified Communications
9 4 (4.12%) WAN
10 2 (2.06%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.03%) Internet
11 1 (1.03%) MPLS
11 1 (1.03%) OSPF
11 1 (1.03%) SMTP
11 1 (1.03%) SSL
11 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.11%) Oracle Database
2 24 (24.74%) Oracle Database 12c
3 19 (19.59%) SQL Server
4 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (14.43%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (14.43%) Oracle ODI
5 14 (14.43%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.15%) MySQL
8 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.12%) SAP BW
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.06%) SSDT
11 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.09%) MSI
2 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.09%) Toad
2 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (22.68%) DBA
2 17 (17.53%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Consultant
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 7 (7.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 7 (7.22%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Database Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Architect
8 5 (5.15%) SQL DBA
8 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) Middleware
1 14 (14.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (7.22%) SAP Basis
3 5 (5.15%) SAP PI
4 4 (4.12%) LDAP
5 3 (3.09%) JMS
5 3 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.09%) REST
5 3 (3.09%) SOAP
5 3 (3.09%) Spring
5 3 (3.09%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.09%) Thymeleaf
5 3 (3.09%) Web Services
6 2 (2.06%) ADSI
6 2 (2.06%) JSON
6 2 (2.06%) SAML
7 1 (1.03%) .NET
7 1 (1.03%) Java EE
7 1 (1.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Fat Client
1 9 (9.28%) Thin Client
2 8 (8.25%) PKI
3 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.19%) Replication
5 5 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.12%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.09%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.03%) Blog
9 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.03%) NHS
9 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.52%) Windows
2 39 (40.21%) Windows Server
3 33 (34.02%) Linux
4 24 (24.74%) AIX
5 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.25%) SUSE
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.22%) Unix
9 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
10 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.12%) Solaris
11 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
11 3 (3.09%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.03%) CentOS
13 1 (1.03%) Debian
13 1 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Migration
2 23 (23.71%) High Availability
3 18 (18.56%) CRM
4 16 (16.49%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (15.46%) SOA
6 14 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (14.43%) ITIL
7 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (13.40%) Master Data Management
7 13 (13.40%) Server Building
7 13 (13.40%) WFM
8 10 (10.31%) Change Management
8 10 (10.31%) DevOps
9 9 (9.28%) Incident Management
9 9 (9.28%) Server Management
10 8 (8.25%) Application Packaging
10 8 (8.25%) Network Load Balancing
10 8 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.19%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.11%) PowerShell
2 21 (21.65%) SQL
3 14 (14.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 11 (11.34%) Java
5 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.09%) Java 8
6 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.06%) C
8 1 (1.03%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.37%) CCA
2 12 (12.37%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.31%) DV Cleared
5 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.15%) VCP5
6 5 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.12%) Degree
7 4 (4.12%) MCTS
7 4 (4.12%) RHCE
7 4 (4.12%) VCAP
7 4 (4.12%) VCP4
8 3 (3.09%) MCSE
9 2 (2.06%) CCNP
9 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.06%) Master's Degree
10 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.03%) MCITP
10 1 (1.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) GDPR
2 1 (1.03%) GPG13
2 1 (1.03%) PMO
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 35 (36.08%) Active Directory
1 35 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (19.59%) Hyper-V
2 19 (19.59%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (14.43%) vSphere
4 12 (12.37%) XenServer
5 10 (10.31%) DFS Replication
5 10 (10.31%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (9.28%) XenApp
7 8 (8.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (8.25%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.12%) vCloud
8 4 (4.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.03%) iptables
9 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.03%) Postfix
9 1 (1.03%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) SCCM
2 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (11.34%) Failover Clustering
4 10 (10.31%) vCenter Server
5 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (8.25%) Ansible
6 8 (8.25%) Data Guard
6 8 (8.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (8.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (7.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (6.19%) PowerCLI
8 6 (6.19%) SCVMM
9 4 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (4.12%) NetBackup
9 4 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (4.12%) Puppet
9 4 (4.12%) SCOM
10 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (3.09%) Tivoli
10 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (42.27%) Oracle
1 41 (42.27%) VMware
2 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.43%) Citrix
3 14 (14.43%) Dell
3 14 (14.43%) Siebel
4 13 (13.40%) Veritas
5 10 (10.31%) HP
6 9 (9.28%) SAP
7 7 (7.22%) Cisco
7 7 (7.22%) EMC
8 6 (6.19%) Dell Compellent
8 6 (6.19%) Juniper
9 5 (5.15%) McAfee
10 4 (4.12%) IBM
10 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.09%) Lumension
11 3 (3.09%) WSO2
12 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.06%) Talend