The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 67 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.57% 0.12% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 0.64% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +47.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £38.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +55.00%
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South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
226 156 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.77% 19.35% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 107 55
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) ZABBIX
4 5 (35.71%) Postfix
4 5 (35.71%) nginx
4 5 (35.71%) Confluence
4 5 (35.71%) Wiki
4 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
4 5 (35.71%) Hudson
4 5 (35.71%) MediaWiki
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) iptables
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
4 5 (35.71%) LDAP
4 5 (35.71%) Apache
4 5 (35.71%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 5 (35.71%) nginx
2 5 (35.71%) Confluence
2 5 (35.71%) MediaWiki
3 4 (28.57%) IIS
4 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (14.29%) Lync
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) IPv6
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Hudson
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) DBA
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Wiki
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Debian
3 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
3 5 (35.71%) CentOS
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Database Theory
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database Theory
5 1 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCEE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCT
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (35.71%) Postfix
3 5 (35.71%) Samba
3 5 (35.71%) iptables
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) ZABBIX
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.14%) MOM
3 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec