The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 22 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.27% - 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.50% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.59% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +47.50%
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South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.69% 28.74% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 12
Average daily rate £300 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £100 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £20.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.68 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMS
2 7 (58.33%) NFS
2 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) HTTPS
2 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
2 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) SSH
2 7 (58.33%) Validation
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) Korn
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (50.00%) Laravel
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) JDBC
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) CGI

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Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
1 7 (58.33%) HTTPS
1 7 (58.33%) SSH
2 5 (41.67%) PuTTY
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) JasperReports
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Wintel Support
3 4 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Applications Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) JDBC
1 6 (50.00%) Laravel
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) CGI
2 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 5 (41.67%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) VMS
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Validation
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
1 7 (58.33%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Change Control
3 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Korn
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (58.33%) PHP
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (58.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft