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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 65 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.80% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 1.40% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.67% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +48.14%
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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 Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
239 215 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.28% 24.66% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 152 90
Average daily rate £400 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £53.75 £27.03 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.88% +61.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £11.17 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.75 £48.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (82.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) Hyper-V
4 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
5 13 (56.52%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (56.52%) CRM
5 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
5 13 (56.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (56.52%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (56.52%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (52.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (52.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (47.83%) Lync
8 10 (43.48%) Application Packaging
8 10 (43.48%) .NET
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
10 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
11 4 (17.39%) Citrix
11 4 (17.39%) VMware
11 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (17.39%) Reference Data
11 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
11 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
12 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (13.04%) Replication

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
1 13 (56.52%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (52.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 12 (52.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (47.83%) Lync
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) MediaWiki
4 2 (8.70%) nginx
4 2 (8.70%) Confluence
4 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (56.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) IPv6
2 1 (4.35%) OSPF
2 1 (4.35%) BGP
2 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Hudson
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Architect
2 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (26.09%) DBA
4 5 (21.74%) SQL DBA
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Change Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) MySQL DBA
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
1 10 (43.48%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Reference Data
1 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Wiki
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Debian
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (56.52%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Security Management
7 1 (4.35%) Database Theory
7 1 (4.35%) Relational Database Theory
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Hyper-V
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.70%) Samba
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) Postfix
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) XenServer
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee