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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 32 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.49% 2.30% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.71% 6.67% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+35.38% +20.37%
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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
85 105 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 31.60% 34.54% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 17
Average daily rate £363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
4 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (33.33%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Storage Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) COM
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) PDA
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Netcool
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR