The 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 80 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Clustering 13 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 0.34% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 1.36% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate
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£377 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -9.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -10.00%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
446 295 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.53% 25.09% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 156 120
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £181 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.89 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.83% +6.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £42.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) Law
2 12 (80.00%) Migration
2 12 (80.00%) Veritas
2 12 (80.00%) Solaris
2 12 (80.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 12 (80.00%) Veritas File System
2 12 (80.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (73.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) iSeries
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) zOS
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Solaris
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 12 (80.00%) Veritas File System
1 12 (80.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Veritas
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper