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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 64 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.10% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 1.19% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £338 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £438 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.26% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
Clustering
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
316 253 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.69% 28.82% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 183 127
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 6
Median hourly rate £25.50 £15.38 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.85% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.37 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £83.50 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Failover Clustering
3 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
4 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (68.75%) SQL
5 11 (68.75%) Unix
5 11 (68.75%) SAN
6 10 (62.50%) Shell Script
6 10 (62.50%) Ingres
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Optimisation
7 9 (56.25%) Data Management
8 6 (37.50%) SCCM
8 6 (37.50%) Server Patching
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
10 4 (25.00%) ETL
10 4 (25.00%) DNS
10 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (25.00%) SAP
10 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (25.00%) .NET
10 4 (25.00%) VMware
10 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.25%) Extranet
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) Intranet
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Skype
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) Ingres
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) DBA
2 9 (56.25%) Administrator
2 9 (56.25%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Ingres DBA
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Optimisation
2 9 (56.25%) Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) Server Patching
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware
5 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) MOM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Varonis
5 1 (6.25%) Wyse