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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 58 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.15% 1.81% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 7.58% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£275 £438 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £30.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+25.41% +48.14%
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
135 132 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.85% 23.87% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 50 88
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.56% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £49.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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
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 2 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 1 £275 -35.29% 2
Peterborough - - - -
Clustering
East of England

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (50.00%) Replication
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (50.00%) Clearswift
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (16.67%) Alias
4 1 (16.67%) BMC