The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheltenham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 18 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 5 0 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.31% - 8.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.86% - 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 25
Average daily rate £300 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 11 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 24.14% 15.28% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 65
Average daily rate £300 £387 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.48% -18.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Clustering
Gloucestershire

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 6 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) webMethods Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) webMethods