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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 2.40% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £316 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.29% -12.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +16.94%

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
181 167 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.19% 26.38% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 105 80
Median daily rate £425 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £155 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £11.83 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £40.25 £26.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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
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 26 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp

Clustering
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware