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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 58 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Clustering 17 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.87% 0.41% 2.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.75% 1.78% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
Average daily rate
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£545 £363 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.34% +49.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £353 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £449 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.59% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £28.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +64.28%
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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
252 169 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.72% 23.31% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 114 95
Average daily rate £400 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £253 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.20 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £37.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (70.00%) Lync
4 13 (65.00%) CRM
4 13 (65.00%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (65.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (65.00%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (65.00%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (60.00%) SQL
5 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (50.00%) .NET
7 10 (50.00%) Application Packaging
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
9 4 (20.00%) Reference Data
9 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (70.00%) Lync
2 13 (65.00%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (65.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Architect
2 11 (55.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Change Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
1 10 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Reference Data
1 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (65.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Security Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee