The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 39 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.59% 0.82% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 3.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+28.46% +20.37%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
99 80 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.12% 21.98% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 35
Average daily rate £331 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 22
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Cambridge region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Alias
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) FCoE
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) Alias
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
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