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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 29 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clustering 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.87% - 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+35.38% +20.37%
Clustering
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
50 75 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 23.36% 33.94% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 21
Average daily rate £425 £395 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +50.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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

Clustering
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

Clustering
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

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £275 - 2
Weymouth - 1 - -
Clustering
South West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Lync
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) OLTP
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Lync
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle