Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 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
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 238 274
Rank change year-on-year +103 +36 +13
Contract jobs citing Clustering 22 119 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 2.73% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 91 45
Median daily rate £455 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.04% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £288 £315
90th Percentile £500 £538 £513
England median daily rate £435 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £48.00 - £45.05
10th Percentile £37.55 - £31.25
90th Percentile £58.85 - £56.25
England median hourly rate £44.25 £44.56 £42.27
% change year-on-year -0.68% +5.42% +53.69%

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 1,066 4,365 5,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.87% 29.98% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 2,564 3,006
Median daily rate £435 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £199 £251 £257
90th Percentile £620 £604 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 227 235
Median hourly rate £26.81 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.51% +51.16% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.33 £12.00 £10.77
90th Percentile £59.75 £78.75 £50.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +62.79% +4.88% +2.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Clustering as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Clustering in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Clustering in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Clustering in the South East over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Clustering in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Clustering in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Clustering in the South East

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Clustering in the South East over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 2020. 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 +47 11 £310 -22.50% 1
Thames Valley +85 5 £368 -5.28% 2
Surrey +84 4 £500 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire +36 3 £260 -45.83%
Berkshire +89 2 £538 +65.38% 2
East Sussex +36 2 - -
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) AIX
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (31.82%) SCOM
6 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) Unix
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) IBM
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (27.27%) SAN
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (27.27%) Data Guard
7 6 (27.27%) Azure
7 6 (27.27%) High Availability
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
8 5 (22.73%) WAN
8 5 (22.73%) Failover 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 2 (9.09%) Confluence
1 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Anypoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Azure
2 4 (18.18%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
3 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) IPsec
5 2 (9.09%) SMTP
5 2 (9.09%) SNMP
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) VSAN
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (9.09%) SAP BW
5 2 (9.09%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 2 (9.09%) ClearQuest
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) DBA
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (13.64%) Middleware
3 2 (9.09%) Flash
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Basis
4 1 (4.55%) JDBC
4 1 (4.55%) JMS
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) AIX
4 7 (31.82%) Unix
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
8 2 (9.09%) SUSE
9 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) High Availability
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 2 (9.09%) Power Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Storage Management
5 2 (9.09%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Trading
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Korn
5 2 (9.09%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) VCAP
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (13.64%) vSphere
5 3 (13.64%) XenApp
6 2 (9.09%) Docker
6 2 (9.09%) Samba
6 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
6 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (9.09%) VMware NSX
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Clustering
1 7 (31.82%) SCOM
2 6 (27.27%) Data Guard
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (22.73%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (18.18%) SCCM
4 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
4 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (13.64%) vCenter Server
5 3 (13.64%) WSUS
6 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (4.55%) PowerCLI
7 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
7 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Sybase
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) CyberArk
5 2 (9.09%) Lotus
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Sun
5 2 (9.09%) Veritas
6 1 (4.55%) Intel
6 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
6 1 (4.55%) Workday