Period
to 19 December 2018

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 6 months to 19 December 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 42 66
Rank change year-on-year -37 +24 +24
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 51 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.12% 5.53% 4.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.31% 14.29% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 58 77
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £535 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.23% +67.19% +24.27%
10th Percentile £338 £308 £260
90th Percentile £438 £638 £533
North East median daily rate £400 £535 £320
% change year-on-year -25.23% +67.19% +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -20.00%
North East median hourly rate - £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -20.00%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 332 357 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.84% 38.72% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 255 613
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +5.41% -8.64%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £263
90th Percentile £588 £595 £525
North East median daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 37
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.25 £10.65 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.41% -61.96% +8.74%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.30 £15.00
90th Percentile £28.28 £31.00 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% +40.00%

Clustering
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 19 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 11 £400 -25.23%
Clustering
North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Puppet
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
4 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (54.55%) GitLab
4 6 (54.55%) Security Hardening
5 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
5 5 (45.45%) vMotion
5 5 (45.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (45.45%) BMC
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle

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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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) GitLab
2 4 (36.36%) Artifactory
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Server Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Server Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Server Support
2 3 (27.27%) Server Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (54.55%) Security Hardening
2 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
3 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (45.45%) XenApp
3 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (63.64%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) SCCM
3 5 (45.45%) SCOM
3 5 (45.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
3 5 (45.45%) vMotion
4 1 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
4 5 (45.45%) BMC
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) EMC