The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £48.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.82% +48.46%
Clustering
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 101 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.22% 25.51% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 56
Average daily rate £410 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.64 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Bedfordshire region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Bedfordshire region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Production DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Unix DBA
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle