The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 62 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.28% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.09% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Median daily rate £369 £338 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £288 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.26% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
Clustering
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
230 184 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.03% 25.84% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 123 112
Median daily rate £375 £335 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Median hourly rate £10.60 £12.43 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -5.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware