The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 58 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 10 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.26% 1.73% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.42% 5.26% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +40.24%
Clustering
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
226 247 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.43% 32.93% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 122 99
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £172 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 45
Average hourly rate £26.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.16% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.88 £12.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -35.67%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Cambridgeshire region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Cambridgeshire region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 7 £425 +17.24% 2
Peterborough - 3 £240 -
Clustering
East of England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Load Balancing
3 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle Linux
3 9 (60.00%) J2EE
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
3 9 (60.00%) Solaris
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) UML
3 9 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (60.00%) OO
3 9 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (60.00%) J2SE
3 9 (60.00%) Sun
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
4 8 (53.33%) Perl
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) Atlassian
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Open Source
6 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (33.33%) Sybase
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) osCommerce
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
1 1 (6.67%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) J2SE
1 9 (60.00%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) CGI
3 1 (6.67%) XML-RPC
3 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
3 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Ext JS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Solaris
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) UNIX
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Load Balancing
2 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (60.00%) UML
2 9 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (60.00%) OO
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
1 9 (60.00%) Sun
2 8 (53.33%) Atlassian
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Sybase
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Zend
7 1 (6.67%) F5