The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 79 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Clustering 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 3.70% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £405 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.83% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £400 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £438 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
211 162 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.50% 15.73% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 73 57
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -38.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £15.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £33.80 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) AIX
4 4 (44.44%) HPUX
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) Sun
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Replication
7 1 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) AIX
4 4 (44.44%) HPUX
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) ARCserve
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Sun
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (11.11%) Dell