The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 66 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 -24  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.17% 0.14% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.42% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -32.43% -6.32%  

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 200 239 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.60% 34.34% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 177 57
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Median hourly rate £11.33 £15.79 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.22% +43.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.61 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £19.96 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Clustering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Clustering in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in Tyne and Wear

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Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 1 - - 1
Clustering
North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 5 (62.50%) Unix
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 4 (50.00%) iPlanet
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) iPlanet
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) SUSE
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Sun
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin