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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 26 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.94% 7.34% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.54% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.37%
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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
26 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.77% 22.02% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Average daily rate £405 £300 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -22.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) MCTS
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCTS
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Netcool
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle