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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clustering
Rank 19 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Clustering 6 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.41% 2.97% 20.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.63% 7.14% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £378 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £344 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
- -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +25.00%
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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 Erskine region.

Miscellaneous Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 50.62% 41.58% 47.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 28
Average daily rate £347 £324 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 2015, 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 17 (85.00%) SQL
1 17 (85.00%) Veritas
2 14 (70.00%) Citrix
3 13 (65.00%) Netcool
4 12 (60.00%) SAN
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 10 (50.00%) MCTS
6 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (45.00%) Change Management
7 7 (35.00%) IPsec
7 7 (35.00%) WinRunner
7 7 (35.00%) TestDirector
7 7 (35.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (35.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (35.00%) McAfee
7 7 (35.00%) AIX
7 7 (35.00%) Solaris
7 7 (35.00%) Linux
7 7 (35.00%) MCSE
7 7 (35.00%) MCSA
7 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) IPsec
2 7 (35.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) WinRunner
1 7 (35.00%) TestDirector
1 7 (35.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) PDA
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (35.00%) AIX
2 7 (35.00%) Solaris
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Change Management
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (35.00%) Software Distribution
2 7 (35.00%) Server Building
2 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (50.00%) MCTS
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) MCSE
3 7 (35.00%) MCSA
3 7 (35.00%) MCITP
3 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Netcool
2 7 (35.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (35.00%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Veritas
2 14 (70.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) McAfee
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) HP