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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 62 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.06% 1.56% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.25 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+48.46% +20.37%
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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
196 192 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.05% 21.38% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 128 85
Average daily rate £375 £364 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £27.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +29.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.52 £12.54 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.00 £36.60 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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
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 6 May 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) CentOS
5 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
5 5 (38.46%) Wiki
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (38.46%) ZABBIX
5 5 (38.46%) Postfix
5 5 (38.46%) nginx
5 5 (38.46%) Confluence
5 5 (38.46%) Puppet
5 5 (38.46%) Hudson
5 5 (38.46%) MediaWiki
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) iptables
5 5 (38.46%) Subversion
5 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
5 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Samba
5 5 (38.46%) Debian
5 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (38.46%) LDAP

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (38.46%) nginx
1 5 (38.46%) Confluence
1 5 (38.46%) MediaWiki
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (15.38%) Lync
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
1 5 (38.46%) LDAP
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) IPv6
2 1 (7.69%) OSPF
2 1 (7.69%) BGP
2 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Hudson
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) DBA
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (30.77%) SQL DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Change Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Wiki
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Debian
3 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Database Theory
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database Theory
5 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCT
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Samba
3 5 (38.46%) Postfix
3 5 (38.46%) iptables
4 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
6 2 (15.38%) XenServer
6 2 (15.38%) vSphere
6 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
7 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (7.69%) vCloud
7 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) ZABBIX
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) MOM
3 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee