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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +26.00%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.05% 28.13% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 12
Average daily rate £414 £308 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.33% -24.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £279 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Technology Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Netcool
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) IBM