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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 43 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% 1.10% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% 3.81% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -
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 £40.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.37%
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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
99 105 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.76% 28.93% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 46
Average daily rate £325 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £251 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) FCoE
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) FCoE
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle