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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clustering
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.43% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.97% 1.25% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +83.33%

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
126 80 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.10% 23.95% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 33 53
Median daily rate £358 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Kerberos
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) PKI
3 4 (57.14%) WSUS
4 3 (42.86%) OAuth
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) SAML
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) DTS
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCDBA
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Kerberos
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) DTS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Identity Management Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) OAuth
1 3 (42.86%) SAML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCDBA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) OCP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) WSUS
2 3 (42.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft