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 2 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank - 45 30
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.87% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
- -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
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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
96 107 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.23% 23.88% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 40
Average daily rate £450 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £246 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £511 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +238.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Server Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft