The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bristol region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 71 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 0.31% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.07% 1.68% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £225 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
145 119 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.31% 18.42% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 77 87
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 20
Average hourly rate £17.53 £27.11 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.35% -15.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.42 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £73.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Clustering
South West

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

Clustering
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 17 April 2014.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Zend
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Symfony
2 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec