The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 34 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.67% 1.41% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.53% 3.74% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.58 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% +3.64%
Clustering
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
79 107 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.60% 37.68% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 46
Average daily rate £413 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -19.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 18
Average hourly rate £13.15 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.30% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £39.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) MSI
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) Software AG
6 1 (12.50%) C

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Messaging Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
3 1 (12.50%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Messaging Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Software AG
2 1 (12.50%) webMethods