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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 45 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 2.61% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £275 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £48.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.82% +48.46%
Clustering
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
99 115 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.32% 31.86% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 36
Average daily rate £390 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £216 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Replication

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) VMware