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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
South West / Bristol
Rank 64 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.40% 0.24% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 0.73% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £370 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +76.00%

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
213 275 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.48% 33.66% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 222 138
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Clustering
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 21 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Failover Clustering
3 14 (82.35%) Linux
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
4 12 (70.59%) SAN
4 12 (70.59%) PowerShell
5 11 (64.71%) SQL
6 10 (58.82%) Ingres
6 10 (58.82%) Unix
6 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
6 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (58.82%) Data Encryption
6 10 (58.82%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (58.82%) SQL Optimisation
7 7 (41.18%) ETL
7 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (41.18%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (41.18%) .NET
7 7 (41.18%) SAP
7 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) DNS
9 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
9 5 (29.41%) Data Management
9 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (23.53%) Data Centre

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) Extranet
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Intranet
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) Skype
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) Ingres
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (41.18%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JMeter
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Military
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) DBA
2 8 (47.06%) SQL DBA
3 4 (23.53%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Ingres DBA
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Server Support Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) JSF
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) JSR 168
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (5.88%) Struts
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Data Encryption
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Optimisation
2 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (41.18%) ETL
3 5 (29.41%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Server Patching
5 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Hardening
5 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) PowerShell
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) Firmware
5 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (88.24%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) MOM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) SAP
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) Sun
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Varonis
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) Wyse