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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 7 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Clustering 27 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 27.55% 1.82% 5.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 48.21% 5.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £313 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -15.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £313 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.59% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £28.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +64.28%
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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 Erskine region.

Miscellaneous Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
56 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 57.14% 36.36% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 14 7
Average daily rate £350 £353 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -15.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £313 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clustering across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Clustering Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 34 (75.56%) SQL
1 34 (75.56%) Veritas
2 32 (71.11%) SC Cleared
2 32 (71.11%) Security Cleared
3 29 (64.44%) Citrix
3 29 (64.44%) Netcool
4 27 (60.00%) SAN
5 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 21 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (46.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 20 (44.44%) Tivoli
6 20 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 20 (44.44%) IPsec
6 20 (44.44%) NAS
6 20 (44.44%) Software Distribution
7 19 (42.22%) Solaris
7 19 (42.22%) Linux
8 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
9 14 (31.11%) MCTS
10 12 (26.67%) Windows
11 11 (24.44%) VMware
11 11 (24.44%) VMware ESX
12 10 (22.22%) MCSA
12 10 (22.22%) MCITP
12 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
13 9 (20.00%) AIX
13 9 (20.00%) MCSE
13 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
13 9 (20.00%) WinRunner

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Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 27 (60.00%) SAN
2 20 (44.44%) IPsec
2 20 (44.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) WinRunner
1 9 (20.00%) TestDirector
1 9 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.22%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Test Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) Analyst
3 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
3 2 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Consultant
4 1 (2.22%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) PDA
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Solaris
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.00%) AIX
4 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 20 (44.44%) Software Distribution
2 9 (20.00%) Change Management
2 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.89%) Validation
5 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VBScript
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) SC Cleared
1 32 (71.11%) Security Cleared
2 21 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (31.11%) MCTS
4 10 (22.22%) MCITP
4 10 (22.22%) MCSA
5 9 (20.00%) MCSE
6 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
7 4 (8.89%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) VMware ESX
3 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (64.44%) Netcool
2 21 (46.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (44.44%) Tivoli
4 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) Veritas
2 29 (64.44%) Citrix
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 11 (24.44%) VMware
5 9 (20.00%) McAfee
6 5 (11.11%) HP
7 4 (8.89%) EMC
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco
8 2 (4.44%) Brocade
9 1 (2.22%) Borland