Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 53 83
Rank change year-on-year +13 +30 -23
Contract jobs citing Clustering 51 128 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.56% 5.38% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.53% 13.36% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 103 10
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £428 £313 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.58% +21.55% -16.94%
10th Percentile £308 £225 £238
90th Percentile £638 £525 £272
North East median daily rate £428 £314 £260
% change year-on-year +36.15% +20.77% -16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -20.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £30.40 £27.55 £28.55
90th Percentile £32.40 £28.50 £37.20
North East median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -20.00% +16.67%

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 351 958 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 38.24% 40.30% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 674 306
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £344 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.92% -17.11% +10.67%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £254
90th Percentile £588 £513 £571
North East median daily rate £375 £347 £405
% change year-on-year +8.23% -14.44% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 50 35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +7.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £10.30 £15.00 £11.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.15 £38.75
North East median hourly rate £28.75 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +2.68% +9.80% +41.67%

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 November 2017. 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 +12 51 £428 +36.58%
Clustering
North East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 37 (72.55%) Oracle
2 36 (70.59%) Linux
3 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
3 32 (62.75%) High Availability
4 31 (60.78%) Load Balancing
5 29 (56.86%) Solaris
6 28 (54.90%) AIX
6 28 (54.90%) HPUX
6 28 (54.90%) Red Hat
7 27 (52.94%) Sun
7 27 (52.94%) Unix
7 27 (52.94%) SC Cleared
8 26 (50.98%) Oracle Application Server
8 26 (50.98%) WebLogic
8 26 (50.98%) JBoss
8 26 (50.98%) Apache
8 26 (50.98%) Tomcat
8 26 (50.98%) iPlanet
8 26 (50.98%) SUSE
9 25 (49.02%) TCP/IP
9 25 (49.02%) J2EE
9 25 (49.02%) Firewall
10 23 (45.10%) Cisco
10 23 (45.10%) F5
11 19 (37.25%) ITIL
12 18 (35.29%) VMware
13 17 (33.33%) Bash Shell
14 16 (31.37%) Hyper-V
14 16 (31.37%) Perl
14 16 (31.37%) HP

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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 26 (50.98%) Apache
1 26 (50.98%) iPlanet
1 26 (50.98%) JBoss
1 26 (50.98%) Oracle Application Server
1 26 (50.98%) Tomcat
1 26 (50.98%) WebLogic
2 8 (15.69%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (15.69%) MQSeries
2 8 (15.69%) OpenStack
2 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.73%) Confluence
3 7 (13.73%) nginx
3 7 (13.73%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) Firewall
1 25 (49.02%) TCP/IP
2 12 (23.53%) DNS
3 10 (19.61%) SAN
4 8 (15.69%) LDAP
4 8 (15.69%) NAS
5 7 (13.73%) HTTP
5 7 (13.73%) WAN
6 6 (11.76%) FCoE
6 6 (11.76%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.88%) DHCP
8 2 (3.92%) VLAN
9 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.84%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
1 7 (13.73%) JIRA
1 7 (13.73%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) AIX Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) DBA
3 11 (21.57%) Solaris Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (9.80%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (9.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared DBA
9 3 (5.88%) Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) HPUX Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
9 3 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Project Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior DBA
10 2 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
10 2 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) J2EE
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Grid Computing
3 3 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Tandem
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Linux
2 29 (56.86%) Solaris
3 28 (54.90%) AIX
3 28 (54.90%) HPUX
4 27 (52.94%) Unix
5 26 (50.98%) SUSE
6 12 (23.53%) Windows
7 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
9 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000
9 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.96%) Debian
10 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) High Availability
2 31 (60.78%) Load Balancing
3 19 (37.25%) ITIL
4 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Coaching
5 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.73%) DevOps
5 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
5 7 (13.73%) Microservices
5 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.73%) Static Code Analysis
6 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.76%) Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.84%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 16 (31.37%) Perl
2 16 (31.37%) Shell Script
3 13 (25.49%) Python
4 10 (19.61%) C-shell
4 10 (19.61%) Korn
5 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
2 27 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Hyper-V
2 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (27.45%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (25.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 11 (21.57%) KVM
6 9 (17.65%) Samba
7 7 (13.73%) Docker
8 5 (9.80%) Xen
9 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
9 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) OpenView
2 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (13.73%) Puppet
3 6 (11.76%) Data Guard
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (5.88%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Oracle
2 28 (54.90%) Red Hat
3 27 (52.94%) Sun
4 23 (45.10%) Cisco
4 23 (45.10%) F5
5 18 (35.29%) VMware
6 16 (31.37%) HP
7 13 (25.49%) PlateSpin
7 13 (25.49%) Veritas
8 8 (15.69%) Cognos
8 8 (15.69%) Opsware
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.84%) Citrix
10 4 (7.84%) Sybase
11 3 (5.88%) Borland
12 2 (3.92%) McAfee
12 2 (3.92%) Symantec