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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 34 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.40% 0.45% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +23.47%
Clustering
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
83 108 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.94% 24.38% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 94 65
Median daily rate £365 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +12.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Database Security
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix