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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank - 15 17
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 4.23% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 33.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +40.24%
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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
8 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.21% 12.68% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate £379 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £14.38 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.26% -62.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (62.50%) Solaris
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) webMethods
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) SCADA
3 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
3 2 (25.00%) webMethods Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (37.50%) WPF
1 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) webMethods
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft