The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.67% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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%
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Gloucestershire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
21 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.50% 19.17% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 11
Median daily rate £370 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £630 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +43.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Clustering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Innovation Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Innovation Management
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas