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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 24 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing Clustering 11 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.03% 0.33% 4.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.64% 1.43% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £349
% change year-on-year
+10.17% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+30.83% +20.00%
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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 Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
56 70 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.51% 22.80% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 29
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.06 £18.20 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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

Clustering
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Clustering
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

Clustering
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) ETL
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (45.45%) Replication
5 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (36.36%) VCP4
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (9.09%) Change Control
8 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) MS Access
8 1 (9.09%) Cognos
8 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) DBA
2 9 (81.82%) SQL DBA
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (36.36%) Administrator
4 4 (36.36%) Server Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago