The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clustering
Rank 23 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Clustering 17 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.89% 16.95% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.61% 28.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 0
Average daily rate £305 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £30.58 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% +3.64%
Clustering
Renfrewshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 71 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 50.35% 60.17% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 6
Average daily rate £339 £348 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 38 (95.00%) Windows
1 38 (95.00%) Veritas
1 38 (95.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 38 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 33 (82.50%) MCITP
2 33 (82.50%) SQL
2 33 (82.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (77.50%) WinRunner
3 31 (77.50%) TestDirector
3 31 (77.50%) HP UFT
3 31 (77.50%) Citrix
3 31 (77.50%) AIX
3 31 (77.50%) MCSE
3 31 (77.50%) MCSA
3 31 (77.50%) Windows XP
3 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
3 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
3 31 (77.50%) Netcool
3 31 (77.50%) Intel Security
3 31 (77.50%) Change Management
3 31 (77.50%) VMware
3 31 (77.50%) VMware ESX
3 31 (77.50%) Software Testing
3 31 (77.50%) MCTS
3 31 (77.50%) Hyper-V
3 31 (77.50%) Test Automation
3 31 (77.50%) Windows 7
3 31 (77.50%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (77.50%) McAfee ePO
4 29 (72.50%) PDA

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 6 (15.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (77.50%) HP UFT
1 31 (77.50%) TestDirector
1 31 (77.50%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
1 22 (55.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Veritas Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Subject Matter Expert
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Test Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 29 (72.50%) PDA
2 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
1 38 (95.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 38 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (77.50%) AIX
2 31 (77.50%) Windows 7
2 31 (77.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Change Management
1 31 (77.50%) Software Testing
1 31 (77.50%) Test Automation
2 26 (65.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
4 5 (12.50%) Records Management
5 2 (5.00%) High Availability
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (82.50%) MCITP
1 33 (82.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (77.50%) MCSA
2 31 (77.50%) MCSE
2 31 (77.50%) MCTS
3 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
4 25 (62.50%) ISTQB
5 22 (55.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
1 31 (77.50%) Hyper-V
1 31 (77.50%) VMware ESX
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (77.50%) HP Quality Center
1 31 (77.50%) McAfee ePO
1 31 (77.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 38 (95.00%) Veritas
2 31 (77.50%) Citrix
2 31 (77.50%) Intel Security
2 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (77.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) EMC
4 5 (12.50%) Brocade
4 5 (12.50%) HP
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £320 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago