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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 49 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.25% - 1.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% - 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£285 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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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
90 118 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.44% 31.81% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 87 47
Average daily rate £350 £351 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.63 £14.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

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 3 August 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) Replication
3 11 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) MS Access
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) SDLC
9 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
9 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (6.25%) Change Control
9 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (6.25%) Service Management
9 1 (6.25%) Migration
9 1 (6.25%) Cognos
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL
9 1 (6.25%) Windows

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) DBA
2 13 (81.25%) SQL DBA
3 8 (50.00%) Administrator
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 8 (50.00%) Server Administrator
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos