The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank - 31 25
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.15% 2.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 9.68% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £293 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.36% 22.22% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 30
Average daily rate £325 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.25 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% -76.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) UAG

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk