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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 66 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.16% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 0.88% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£365 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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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
185 114 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.79% 18.78% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 75 99
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £168 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £39.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Lync
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) Samba
5 1 (16.67%) Debian
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) IPv6
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) DBA
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
1 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Samba
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Postfix
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat