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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 39 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 1.22% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 3.81% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +57.14%
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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
89 105 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.97% 31.91% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 72
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 20
Average hourly rate £44.25 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 5 (55.56%) UML
3 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (55.56%) J2SE
3 5 (55.56%) Sun
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
3 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) osCommerce
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
1 1 (11.11%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Principal Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
1 5 (55.56%) J2SE
2 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
2 1 (11.11%) CakePHP
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) XML-RPC
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
2 1 (11.11%) CGI
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) UML
1 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
1 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Sun
1 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Alias
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase