The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 8.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +5.55%
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Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.58% 26.29% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 19
Median daily rate £413 £370 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +40.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £415 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Chester region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) EMC