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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 37 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.31% 1.85% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 5.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +44.09%
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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
74 88 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.77% 32.47% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 65
Average daily rate £400 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £750 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 20
Average hourly rate £44.25 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.23% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.25 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) J2SE
3 2 (40.00%) UML

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) osCommerce
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
1 1 (20.00%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) J2SE
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (20.00%) XML-RPC
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) zOS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Alias
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint