The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing Clustering 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +50.26%
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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 County Antrim region.

Miscellaneous Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
53 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 40.46% 33.66% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 14
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £254 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Business Objects